Challenge
To support server virtualization, Rio Salado College needed to move data off its EMC® SAN to a more flexible storage solution without downtime, data loss or drama.
Solution
The college migrated its data from the legacy SAN to a Dell™ Compellent™ Storage Center SAN with expert assistance from Dell Services, ensuring a smooth transition with no surprises.
Benefits
• Zero downtime and no data loss during storage migration
• 65 percent of previously allocated capacity reclaimed through thin provisioning, saving US$95,000
• 85 percent of data automatically moved to more cost-effective, Tier 3 drives
• 45 percent less storage management time required