initial provisioning

initial provisioning

The process of determining the range and quantity of items (i.e., spares and repair parts, special tools, test equipment, and support equipment) required to support and maintain an item for an initial period of service. Its phases include the identification of items of supply, the establishment of data for catalog, technical manual, and allowance list preparation, and the preparation of instructions to assure delivery of necessary support items with related end articles.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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"Trading in the first half was strong, with robust growth in both civil original equipment and defence and good performance in our civil aftermarket business, despite an easing in air traffic growth and lower demand for initial provisioning spares following the grounding of the 737 MAX," said Chief Executive Tony Wood.
Focusing on a customer's fleet, the components of NacelleLife include initial provisioning assistance and hands-on maintenance coaching for an aircraft's pre-entry phase.
Securing the initial provisioning of the card to the mobile wallet presents a significant vulnerability.
automation all the way from initial provisioning, to troubleshooting and
Brocade Workflow Composer automates the entire network lifecycle ranging from initial provisioning and validation to troubleshooting and auto-remediation.
CTT Systems and Satair A/S of Denmark signed a worldwide distributor agreement covering initial provisioning and aftermarket support of CTT Systems consumables for the Boeing 787.
Swedish aircraft humidity control systems developer CTT Systems AB announced on Thursday (14 February) that it has secured its first contract for initial provisioning of spare parts for the Boeing B787 from its distributor, the Danish aircraft spare parts and services provider Satair A/S.
"Today as an initial provisioning manager for Type 45 ships, I make sure before a ship goes to sea all the equipment, provisions and weapons are in place so it is ready.
Organizations with large campuses may need hundreds of access points, and a wireless security solution can simplify deployment by automating the initial provisioning of the access points, as well as automating large-scale changes such as distribution of new firmware.
HP BLADESYSTEM RACK-MOUNTED SERVERS (using infrastructure automation) Initial setup and provisioning* (average person-hours per server) 12 hours 30 minutes Cost per hour of administrators** $43 per hour $43 per hour Cost of initial provisioning per server $516 $21.50 Annual costs for 25 servers (added or reconfigured) $12,900 $538 Implementing changes, updates, and reconfigurations (average person hours)* 4 hours 30 minutes Costs for change management 4 times per year per server $688 $86 Annual costs for 100 servers $68,800 $8,600 * Once the blade infrastructure is in place, adding a new server significantly reduces the time to rack, cable, and provision the operating system, and configure VLAN and storage connections.
This means that, during the initial provisioning activity, an administrator can allocate as much storage as an application is likely to consume over its lifetime.

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