Aircraft Solutions Essay

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Executive Summary
Aircraft Solutions (AS) is a recognized leader in the design and fabrication of component products and services for companies in the electronics, commercial, defense, and aerospace industry. The mission of AS is to provide customer success through machined products and related services, and to meet cost, quality, and schedule requirements.
Company Overview The main company strategy of Aircraft Solutions is to provide low cost design and computer-aided modeling packages to customers to reduce their development operating cost. One thing AS is especially proud of is that it will help the customer through all phases of new product deployment. It will help starting from the early prototypes through final large-volume
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These delays could lead to unhappy customers, and the unhappy customers might think twice about using Aircraft Solutions in the future.
Recommended Solutions All of the servers of Aircraft Solutions are located in the state of California. Due to the fact that there is a high risk of an earthquake occurring and damaging equipment; especially the servers, the consequences could be catastrophic. For this reason above all, it is recommended that for the hardware vulnerability AS have backup servers offsite in case a natural disaster like this occurs. The offsite servers could serve as a failover or a failsafe if/when the regular servers in California fail. The location of the offsite servers will be located in the state of North Dakota. It is a state which is relatively safe from natural disasters. North Dakota is also only one of the eight rare states where there has been no seismic activity or earthquakes for the past 30 years (USGS, 2012). The benefits of having a backup server offsite far outweigh the costs used to have and maintain it. If there was to be an earthquake and the servers in California got destroyed, the company is virtually out of business as all the important business critical software and client information is stored on those servers. There's no way that the company can function as a business. Therefore, it is imperative to have offsite servers. Below are some of the costs associated with having and maintaining the offsite