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North America | Education | Enterprise

Detroit’s Wayne State University is centralizing IT and expects to as much as double hosted data in the next year. Data management staff can’t be increased, and the university has turned to Symantec for a data protection upgrade. Projected results include twice as much data accommodated without increasing staff, US$135,000 in reclaimed drive space, 40 percent reduction in staff labor costs for recoveries, and up to fourfold longer data retention capacity, increasing productivity.

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Endpoint Protection
NetBackup

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Endpoint Protection
NetBackup

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Organization Profile

Website: www.wayne.edu
  • Industry: Education
  • Founded: 1868
  • Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan
  • Faculty/Staff: 2,945/4,837

Platforms

  • Server platform: HP ProLiant servers running Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMware vSphere; Oracle Sun Netra and SPARC Enterprise servers running Oracle Solaris
  • Virtualization: VMware vSphere
  • Applications: Ellucian Banner ERP system, Blackboard Learn learning management system
  • Databases: Oracle
  • Storage: Dell Compellent, EMC VNX, NetApp, Hitachi Data Systems AMS 2500
  • Tape library: HP Ultrium drives