School Improvement Network
Date : 2/1/2013
We needed to base our media appliance on a strong, supported hardware platform. We wanted solidity, longevity and reliability. We also needed fast supply lines. All of these considerations led us to partner with Dell OEM Solutions.
Mike Kindt, Director of IT, School Improvement Network, United States
ChallengeSchool Improvement Network needed an OEM partner to provide a consistent and supported server platform on which to base its new media appliance.
SolutionThe company partnered with Dell™ OEM Solutions and chose the Dell PowerEdge™ server platform for its custom-branded appliance, along with extended product availability and warranty support.
Benefits• Appliance circumvents bandwidth constraints, improving user experience
• Reduced go-to-market costs by between 2 and 6 full-time employees with ability to leverage Dell team and products
• Custom bezel with logo improves brand recognition
• Projected increase in appliance sales due to reputation of Dell hardware