Challenge
IMK-IFU — part of KIT — wanted to improve the availability of its IT infrastructure by replacing its ageing switches. Its aim was a tenfold increase in bandwidth.
Solution
The company deployed Dell Force10™ switches, expanding the existing 80/160 Gigabit connection between data centres to 320 Gigabits. It relies on Dell™ ProSupport™ to protect its investment.
Benefits
• Researchers drive new projects with faster processing
• IT team saves up to 20 percent on management time
• Institute saves around 30 percent on core switches
• IMK-IFU future-proofs switches with scalable technology
• Researchers can isolate nonfunctioning components quickly and easily
• IT simplifies deployment with Dell Force10 Operating System