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Meeting the demands of modern education with HPE SimpliVity

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Meeting the demands of modern education with HPE SimpliVity
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Founded in 1976 with a student body of 36, Leighland Christian School in Tasmania, Australia, has grown quite a bit over the past 41 years, with 530 students and 100 staff on two campuses. Mirroring its growth in headcount, the school has also grown increasingly reliant on technology for learning.

But when David Grey, business manager at Leighland Christian School, commissioned an IT audit in 2015, he discovered that the school’s IT infrastructure was in dire need of an update. “Twenty years ago, we probably had one computer. Now we have hundreds of them,” says Grey.  In addition to several hundred devices and computers, the school’s IT infrastructure was also supporting an array of educational software applications, as well as a learning management system.

While Leighland Christian was getting by with its existing infrastructure, the IT audit revealed that its data storage was costly and inefficient, and its disaster recovery barely capable. “With the amount of data we were generating each year, our storage and backup requirements were growing exponentially,” says Grey. “And our disaster recovery approach really wasn’t adequate. We were very vulnerable there.”

Plotting a new infrastructure strategy

Grey and his team faced a decision: Should they continue updating the school’s storage, servers, and data backup infrastructure in a piecemeal fashion? Or should they explore alternative approaches?

Grey chose the latter, and in July 2017 Leighland Christian School deployed three nodes of HPE SimpliVity powered by Intel®. The school’s hyperconverged solution includes all-flash storage, OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform, and VMware virtualization software.

Read the entire article here, Meeting the demands of modern education with HPE SimpliVity.

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