Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Date : 1/10/2013
We estimate that we’ll be saving around £258,000 over the next five years as a result of our Dell PowerEdge blade servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and Dell Networking switches.
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