Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District
Date : 8/1/2013
Thanks to the Dell VDI, students can now access exactly the same computing experience and resources from computer labs on campus, from home, or from their own laptops, tablets or smartphones.
Jim Kyriazis, Network Technology Consultant, assigned to Briarcliff Manor from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, United States
ChallengeBriarcliff wanted to give students anytime, anywhere access to IT services to maximize their participation and support new state requirements for online student assessment testing.
SolutionThe district deployed a virtualized desktop infrastructure built on Dell™ PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage, and Dell Wyse zero client desktop and mobile devices.
Benefits• Students and staff increase success with anytime, anywhere IT access via virtualized desktops
• Briarcliff achieves projected $1.1 million IT saving over five years
• District becomes New York’s first to support PARCC testing
• IT team reduces administration and increases focus on innovation
• Briarcliff minimizes deployment risks with Dell