Internet innovation competence center

Cubit provides strategy and technology consulting in the ICT sector.

Internet innovation competence center CUBIT has recently added the field of Green IT, the Green Data Center and architectures of Cloud Computing, open and closed source, to its portfolio of skills. Thanks to the presence of the partner Picotron, an engineering and consulting company with decades of experience in the design and management of complex information infrastructures, CUBIT offers consulting on the following:

Strategic consulting in the ICT sector

  • IT infrastructure assessment
  • Vendor-independent competitive analysis of architectures and products
  • Technological assessment
  • Implementation supervision
  • Costs/benefits analyses
  • Feasibility analyses

Technological consulting in the ICT sector

  • Planning, design and management of data networks
  • Data centre networking
  • Storage networking
  • Security
  • System Integration
  • Redundant architectures and HA
  • Traffic Engineering( UniPI)

Analysis, evaluation and design of Green Cloud (Private, Public, Hybrid) with low energy impact

  • Requirement definition
  • Technological scenario analyses
  • Costs/benefits analyses
  • Target architecture definition
  • Implementation

Planning, design and implementation of a Data Centre to standard TIA 942

  • Building and location
  • Interior installation and space allocation according to TIA 942
  • Containment and rack
  • Power supply and distribution
  • Air conditioning systems
  • Earthing and equipotential systems
  • Containment systems of copper and fibre cables
  • Protection against fire, smoke and gases
  • Wiring system design
  • Project management

Research and development on the topics of Cloud Computing and Green Data Centers

  • Technological analyses
  • Vendor-independent competitive analysis
  • Cloud multi-hypervisor (VMWare, XEN, KVM)
  • Open Source Cloud Storage ( GlusterFS, SWIFT)
  • Network virtualization (Open vSwitch, Nicira)
  • Cloud IAAS Open Source architecture (OpenNebula, OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus)
  • Architecture of provisioning, configuration, orchestration, automation, monitoring of cloud environments
  • Performance measurement and SLA check
  • Energy measures and GreenSLA

CUBIT. C​ubus project, co-financed under Tuscany POR FESR 2014-2020