The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH)
Date : 9/1/2013
We regularly receive requests from clinicians for storage or servers to run applications. ... We can support projects and innovation across the trust with our Dell solution that will ultimately deliver better healthcare.
Giles Madin, IT Manager, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), United Kingdom
ChallengeSaTH wanted to continue developing data-driven healthcare to reduce costs and improve patient services. To do so, it needed to refresh its IT, particularly its storage, which was at the end of its lifecycle.
SolutionThe trust deployed a virtualized solution based on Dell PowerEdge blade servers and Dell EqualLogic storage. It also chose Dell ProSupport to maximise performance.
Benefits• Clinicians deliver improved patient care through more flexible IT
• Staff are empowered in their day-to-day operations with agile IT
• All SaTH IT services can now stay in-house
• SaTH establishes highly redundant IT for more data-driven healthcare
• Trust makes 50 per cent saving on storage expansion with modular system