|In This Issue: Focus on Infrastructure Optimization
|November 18, 2009
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The chance to cut costs can make an infrastructure overhaul a smart move – even if the technology's still humming along. Just ask Carlos Rosa of Mahwah Township Public Schools, who opted to replace the New Jersey district's network to radically reduce maintenance overhead.
Think your systems are underutilized? The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit can help you figure out if your systems are running at peak performance and identify those ripe for virtualization.
Not ready to jump into cloud computing just yet? Try out a cloud for size in your own environment first. Find out how districts are launching mini-clouds within their own infrastructures.
CA tuned the latest version of its backup software, making de-dupe a core component. Our reviewer checks out how well the newest features in the software's File Server Suite stack up for storage management.
Think of a technology plan as a road map for curriculum integration with IT. Our EdTech expert offers pointers to help you get your one-to-one program on a path to success.
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