Challenge
Coal Services looked to refresh the IT platform underpinning its virtual reality (VR) technologies used for training mine-based workers and emergency teams.
Solution
The company consolidated its sophisticated VR system on a platform comprising Dell Precision workstations, Dell Wyse thin clients, Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell PowerVault storage, while Dell KACE appliances provide a comprehensive systems management solution. It also works with Dell ProSupport to protect its investment.
Benefits
• VR technology boundaries pushed as development costs cut by 80 percent
• Management overhead reduced with 75 percent IT consolidation
• Technology innovation enhanced through 70 percent CAPEX reduction
• Enhanced VR technology boosts performance of emergency services
• VR technical team saves hours migrating to Windows 8 with automated deployment