Challenge
Milton Keynes College wanted to give students, teachers and staff better support through more flexible IT policies such as bring-your-own-device (BYOD), and needed to overhaul its IT.
Solution
The college deployed Windows Server® 2012 and Hyper-V™ with the Server Message Block (SMB) feature on Dell PowerEdge blade servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and Dell Networking switches.
Benefits
• Students gain better data access for enhanced learning
• Students engage more deeply with study using tablet devices
• MKC saves nearly £210,000 (US$338,000) on IT power usage
• Institution expects overall savings of more than £700,000
• Administrators focus on improving services rather than fixing problems