Mainline's Storage Virtualization and Consolidation Solution Lowers IT Costs for a Florida County School District
A large Florida county they need to overcome a number of challenges to provide a crucial services. The mainframe and storage equipment were aging, storage space was near capacity, and data storage requirements were increasing. In addition, the data center was running out of space, UPS and power feeds were at maximum capacity, and power costs were high. Other challenges included slow response times, high maintenance costs and budget constraints. This internal expert knew about Mainline Information Systems, they recommended the IBM System z10 Business Class (z10BC) server, the IBM System Storage DS 8100 Virtual Tape System, IBM Data Storage 7720 virtual Tape. It lowered TCO, improved performance and speed, enhanced storage options and increased capacity and increased availability, scalability and security.