Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Date : 1/10/2013
Personnel are more satisfied because we’ve received fewer help-desk calls about the applications in our VMware environment since we deployed the Dell solution. It’s enabling staff to get on with their work.
Kevin Flaherty, IT Operations Manager, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
ChallengeTo ensure excellent patient services and eliminate data bottlenecks, the trust needed to replace the storage and servers underpinning its VMware® virtualized environment.
SolutionThe trust deployed a consolidated VMware environment based on Dell PowerEdge blade servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and Dell Networking switches. Dell ProSupport ensures maximum performance.
Benefits• Patients receive improved care as clinicians gain better access to data
• Staff boost productivity and work satisfaction
• Trust lowers IT costs by £258,000 (US$400,000) over five years
• Clinicians expect more efficient data access through storage tiering
• Trust maintains excellent IT services with responsive support