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At the LUMSA university, PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSAN and FUTRO Thin Clients provide major advantages in terms of efficiency, maintenance, security, ease of use, and energy conservation

"We embarked upon a process of technological innovation, the final stage of which is the adoption of virtual servers and thin clients. These technologies, used by students and lecturers, have provided major advantages in terms of efficiency, maintenance, security, ease of use, and energy conservation."

Vincenzo Lezzi, Chief Information Officer Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta

LUMSA selects Fujitsu to implement PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSAN hyper-converged IT infrastructure, increasing flexibility and scalability

The customer

Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta (LUMSA) is a prestigious, internationally-recognized academic institution with 300 lecturers and approximately 6,000 students. It is the second oldest university in Rome after Sapienza. At the heart of LUMSA lies the close bond between humanistic tradition, with the university’s Catholic roots, and technological innovation.

The challenge

LUMSA – Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta – is a non-state Italian university established on Catholic principles. LUMSA decided to consolidate its existing information systems and virtualize end-point clients, seeking simpler management and greater flexibility. This increases the level of service for lecturers and students and enhances data and access security.

The solution

Fujitsu SELECT Partner, PCS Group, worked with LUMSA to implement the FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSAN, a hyper-converged architecture based on the FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY system, which supports more than 60 Fujitsu FUTRO Thin Clients, set to increase up to 200 in the near future.

The benefit

  • Simpler management of IT resources
  • Greater scalability for future developments
  • Faster deployment and client configuration
  • Enhanced data and access security

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