How Northampton College smartened up its systems – while simplifying management.
Northampton College wanted to expel its ageing hardware, storage bottlenecks, and replication troubles, and create a smarter IT infrastructure.
We helped the UK further education college do just that. As Richard Garbutt, Northampton College’s ICT Services Manager, kindly puts it:
“Overall, this was the easiest, quickest and most successful of all the major projects undertaken by the college in recent years.”
Northampton College wanted to:
We worked with Northampton College to refresh its IT infrastructure in the most intelligent way possible.
We installed new servers and IBM Storwize systems at Northampton’s production and DR sites – hooking them up with fibre channel networking. In this way, we were able to enhance the college’s existing virtual environment – and create a brand new one for data storage.
Before we finished, we took advantage of -compression and automated tiering to increase the college’s storage capacity.
Want to know more? Read our full-length report to learn exactly what tech we used, and find out what the college had to say about our speed of installation, and quality of project planning. (Spoiler – it’s all good things.)