Garland Independent School District (GISD) ranks as the twelfth-largest district in Texas. Their challenges are to reduce management load for IT staff across district, improve productivity for staff and classroom time for students and reduce costs by streamlining management and lengthening refresh cycle. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco unified data center solutions to run virtual desktop infrastructure using VMware horizon view across district and X-IO storage to maximize predictable performance. The results of implementing Cisco were reduced AutoCAD rendering times from 80 minutes to four minutes, shortened server deployment time from 4 days to one hour and reduced time required for updates from months to one night.