Pembina Trails School Division
Date : 01/02/2013
We saved C$200,000 in capital costs, cut data center expenses by 75 percent and increased performance by centralizing our infrastructure on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Derek Boutang, Director of IT, Pembina Trails School Division, Canada
ChallengePembina Trails School Division needs a high-performance IT infrastructure that is reliable, affordable and scalable to facilitate the rapid adoption of emerging educational tools.
SolutionPembina Trails updated its network, consolidated servers and virtualized systems with an end-to-end Dell solution — including switches, servers, software and storage — as well as software from VMware.
Benefits• Students can use any device on a network that is 20 percent faster
• Division saves $200,000 in annual phone costs with voice over IP (VoIP)
• Students and staff improve efficiency with reliable access to IT
• Division cut servers by 90 percent and data center costs by 75 percent
• IT staff boosted agility with greater scalability and data tiering