Flight Options - Office Fit Out

Organisation: Flight Options is a flight training organisation based at the Sunshine Coast Airport facility that provides pilot training ranging from PPL/Commercial level to advanced jet training.  Also provides flight department services and support for aircraft owners and customers, including charter, aircraft operation, aircraft management, flight training and crewing.

Challenge: As a part of an organisational restructure and relocation, Flight Options looked to Trimble Networks for the provisioning of a turnkey business platform. The opportunity presented a number of challenges due to limited high speed connectivity to the premise. As such the decisions around cloud and on premise workloads became a key part of the overall solution.

The strategy required the necessary design and deployment plan to achieve the following:

  • Physical Server Infrastructure
  • Establish a virtual infrastructure platform
  • Provisioning of Active Directory Environment with Azure AD Replication
  • Provisioning of an Collaboration Environments leveraging Office 365
  • Provisioning of a Remote Access Solution
  • Development of SOE and deployment platform
  • Implementation of secure wireless access solution
Solution:  The delivered solution incorporated the following cloud solutions and concepts to achieve the required outcome:
  • Office 365 Exchange
  • Azure AD
The delivered solution incorporated the following desktop deployment and management to achieve the required outcome:
  • Implementation and design of the Deployment solution leveraging Microsoft's WDS and MDT
  • Development of corporate standard operating environment (SOE)
  • Development of associated SOE standards and deployment guides
The delivered solution incorporated the following server and infrastructure deployment and management to achieve the required outcome:
  • Active Directory  to 2012
  • Primary File/Print Server to Server 2012
  • Application sever including SQL Server for Line of Business Services
  • RDS Services include RD Gateway
  • Azure AD Synchronisation
The delivered solution incorporated the following Backup and Disaster Recovery platforms:
  • StorageCraft Shadow Protect continuous protection - providing hourly snapshot backups of all systems

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