Milton Keynes College (MKC)
Date : 01/10/2013
MKC can look to focus resources in other areas as a result of the £700,000-plus saving we’re making over the next three years with our Dell solution.
Dr. Daniel Hidlebaugh, Director of Information and Learning Technology (ILT), Milton Keynes College, United Kingdom
ChallengeMilton 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.
SolutionThe 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