Setting a Precedent for Success: Turner Padget effectively eliminates unplanned downtime and cuts server footprint by 50% with Dell solutions and VMware
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Challenge:Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A., a Columbia, South Carolina-based law firm with five locations throughout the state sought to consolidate legacy servers, improve availability for remote users, increase storage capacity and implement a new disaster recovery DR/BC strategy.


Solution:The firm migrated its legacy, standalone servers to Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers running VMware virtualization software and equipped its main data center and a remote office location with Dell EqualLogic™ iSCSI storage arrays.


Benefits Achieved:

    Run IT Better: 75% less planned downtime; 32-fold improvement in recovery point objective/RPO; 8-fold improvement in recovery time objective/RTO; backup of virtual servers in seconds with snapshots; eliminated unplanned downtime for Citrix farm; recover email quickly and easily with Dell Email Management Services (EMS)™Grow IT Smarter: 50% savings in storage networking costs compared to Fibre Channel SAN; 50% reduction in physical server footprint
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