|In This Issue: Focus on Infrastructure Optimization
INFRASTRUCTURE: Overhaul to Cut Costs >
|November 18, 2009
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IT Infrastructure Upgrades
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.
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0
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.
Creating Private Clouds
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.
ARCserve Backup File Server Suite 12.5
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.
Plan for the Future
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.
Virtualization and Optimization: These key technology solutions help organizations reduce costs and operate more efficiently.
E-Rate for K-12: Information and guidance on the discount program that can help give your district or school a technology boost
Earning an 'A' for Availability: Lake Forest Academy thwarts downtime with a total availability solution.
Network Management: Uptime Rules of Thumb
Power and Cooling: Greening The Data Center
Virtualization and Infrastructure Optimization: Innovating for greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower cost and complexity
Microsoft Virtualization 360: From Datacenter to Desktop
Visit the ARRA Solutions Center
Visit the 21st Century Classroom