SJR State College IT Group Examines Options and Builds IT Road Map in Mainline Discovery Workshop
St. Johns River State College's was facing a number of challenges. These included the college's rapid growth rate resulting from new offerings of web-based instruction, which provided the impetus for the transition of the school from an eight-to-five o'clock business operation to one supporting a 24/7 instructional environment. The college needed a whole new level of IT capability and needed to move the main data center. They chose Mainline to overcome these challenges. The IBM Blade Center H Series and six IBM Blade Servers at a commercial data center. It developed IT road map to address current and future IT needs, defined technologies that were best for disaster recovery environment, developed process for specific solution selection and presented two solutions for each recommendation area.