MCC Creates Unique Data center Management program
Metropolitan Community College (MCC) of Omaha is a comprehensive, full-service community college that offers affordable, quality education. Metropolitan Community College needs to meet booming demand for data center professionals, MCC wanted to create a first-of-its-kind degree program to give students valuable skills and hands-on experience in running a data center. Metropolitan chose IBM to overcome these challenges. Working with the IBM Academic Initiative, Power Systems, MCC implemented a comprehensive degree program, using IBM course materials and deploying IBM POWER processor-based blades. The results of deploying IBM were favorable lease and license terms from the IBM Academic Initiative, Power Systems, helped MCC greatly extend its budget; MCC also benefits from the experience of IBM and its Business Partner network.