[CFIC] Re: Implementation Q&A concern

Pat Waukau waukau at ucar.edu
Tue Apr 29 07:16:53 MDT 2008


This has been updated based on input received.  Pat 

On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 04:51:05PM -0600, Pat Waukau wrote:
> 
> CFIC Members:
> 
> A concern has been raised regarding the response to the following question
> regarding existing computer rooms, specifically with regard to the
> phrase "but these requirements will need to clearly articulated."  It is
> believed that the divisions/programs should not be required to justify
> the need to retain existing space. However, should they decide to do so
> they would still incur the .1% increase in the overhead rate.  I would
> like to hear thoughts on this and will adjust the text accordingly.
> 
> 
> 
> Can they still be maintained at the cost of the divisions? Can we use
> both our divisional computer room and put some overflow and backup
> systems in collocation facilities?
> 
> The organizational strategy is to phase out many of these
> rooms. Continuing to maintain both division rooms and collocation
> facilities is not feasible from a financial perspective. It is understood
> that there may be programmatic needs for having some systems in close
> proximity, but these requirements will need to clearly articulated. The
> intent is to have the majority of systems in collocation facilities.
> 
> -- 
> Pat Waukau   waukau at ucar.edu
> Head, Systems Group
> Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division
> NCAR
> P. O. Box 3000 
> Boulder, CO  80307
> (303) 497-8906 (Office)
> (303) 497-8181 (FAX)
> 

-- 
Pat Waukau   waukau at ucar.edu
Head, Systems Group
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division
NCAR
P. O. Box 3000 
Boulder, CO  80307
(303) 497-8906 (Office)
(303) 497-8181 (FAX)



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