Rio Salado College
Date : 2/1/2013
There was no downtime during our migration to Dell Compellent. I felt like the Dell engineer understood that we were moving critical data and that we’d be nervous. He answered all of our questions and made us feel as comfortable as possible.
Sean Kennedy, Manager, Networking Team, Rio Salado College, United States
ChallengeTo 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.
SolutionThe 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