Provided by: VMware
Madison-Plains Local School District, located in south-central Ohio, faces many challenges common to schools serving rural communities. Madison-Plains needed to modernize its servers and extend educational technology to students, but as a rural school district, its budgets are tight. By virtualizing its server environment, the district lowered its enterprise technology costs, freeing budget required to fund a virtualized desktop infrastructure. The results of implementing VMware were cost-efficient server environment freed money to invest in student technology, server availability is 99.999 percent, snapshot-based data recovery ensures servers can be restored if needed and servers easier to maintain.