Columbia County Government Deploys Virtual Desktops for Greater Security and Lower Costs
Columbia County as one of the fastest-growing counties in the region, they faced a number of challenges, including slow server performance, high maintenance costs and users clamoring for a more modern user interface. Their goal was to optimize resources, consolidate and virtualize the servers, and centralize system management. They also wanted to increase the overall system performance, better manage applications, increase control over the desktops and data, and achieve a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). They turned to Mainline Information Systems to overcome these challenges. The solution components included: IBM BladeCenter H, IBM Power HS22 blades, IBM JS12 blade, and Mainline Professional Services. The BladeCenter chassis provides industry-leading performance, innovative architecture and a solid foundation for virtualization. Better systems management with lowered TCO.