Challenge
eResearch South Australia wanted to further eResearch methodologies in South Australia with reliable, high-speed and open access to big data, while expanding services and revenue over time.
Solution
The university joint venture created an open-source cloud and high-performance computing infrastructure based on Dell PowerEdge servers with a Dell Networking Active Fabric solution managing traffic and secured by Dell SonicWALL next-generation firewalls.
Benefits
• Researchers gained 40 times faster access to data
• IT team predicts 40 percent reduction in administration time
• Universities further green agenda with 25 percent greater energy efficiency
• Gains flexibility with open-source cloud technology
• IT team maximizes security with no loss of performance