University of Fortaleza (Unifor) improves efficiency by standardizing with Dell
Date : 4/1/2014
From servers we went to networks, then storage, and today we have an innovative laboratory in partnership with Dell.
Alexandre Bastos, Infrastructure and Support Coordinator, Unifor, Brazil
ChallengeUnifor needed to build a scalable IT infrastructure it could use to create reliable solutions to support the institution’s growth as well as serve approximately 25,000 students.
SolutionUnifor partnered with Dell to design an infrastructure based on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell EqualLogic and Dell Compellent storage systems. The university also decided to standardize its hardware components with Dell equipment.
Benefits• Greater scalability
• 20 percent performance gain in the first stage of the project
• Reliability to offer distance learning courses
• Faster loading speed in students’ home page