Students have a familiarity with IT in their everyday life and they have that expectation that when they come into college they can carry on accessing their mobile devices, accessing services throughout the evening, and whenever they want to and that expectation definitely comes into the college.

Chris Fry, Head of Technical Solutions Sir John Deane’s College
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Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College

Implementing VDI and put the classroom in the cloud


Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College (SJD) is a sixth form college in Northwich, Cheshire. They provide specialist A Level provision in more than 30 subjects and are proudly ranked the highest achieving Sixth Form College in the country.


SJD wanted to allow students and staff to use their own devices without compromising on security or reliability.


Fujitsu have provided a VDI solution that supports over 500 users at the college. The solution runs on ten RX2540 PRIMERGY Servers with Nvidia M10 Tesla Graphics Cards and one DX200 ETERNUS Storage Array with Flash Storage.


SJD have a flexible robust new infrastructure implemented with minimal disruption

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