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North America | Public Sector | Enterprise

DeKalb County, Georgia, needed to migrate email to a newer system, reduce discovery costs, enhance data protection, and reduce IT overhead. It turned to Symantec, Symantec Partner Datalink, and HP for solutions. Results include a 40 percent reduction in email storage, $97,200 annual savings through streamlined email discovery, 90 percent reduction in backup times, 98 percent backup success rate, and 30 percent reduction in power consumption in its data center.

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Education Services


Organization Profile

  • Website: dekalbcountyga.gov
  • Industry: Public Sector
  • Headquarters: Decatur, Georgia
  • Employees: 7,000


  • Server platform: 38 HP ProLiant BL20p server blades running Microsoft Windows Exchange Server 2003; IBM, Dell
  • Applications: Oracle E-Business Suite, SCT Banner Court Case Management, Microsoft Exchange, Hansen accounting, JMS maintenance management, New Dawn court management, Faster fleet management, Peoplesoft
  • Databases: Oracle 9i, 10g, SQL 2005
  • Storage: HP StorageWorks XP10000, IBM System Storage DS8100, EMC Centera
  • Tape library: HP StorageWorks MSL6000
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