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Lubar School of Business selected IBM software
Armonk, NY, USA - June 24, 2011: IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business selected IBM software and hardware to automate and secure their data center operations to permit for cloud-based services to deliver SAP ®-based courses to students . The school changed its system of Oracle and IBM certified Dell products prepared for cloud infrastructure and software to convey quicker services with lesser administrative costs and better energy efficiency. In particular, this statement demonstrates the movement from school to a smarter computing environment will extract greater economy and performance of its technology infrastructure.
As an SAP University Competence Center (UCC), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for Technology Innovation (CTI) serves as an education provider, receiving a wide range of SAP systems for education on campus and practically more of 105 North American universities. SAP software is used to reinforce and complement classroom content for more than 40,000 students a year has 1,450 courses, preparation for employment after graduation. Students from a variety of academic disciplines participate in the program with classes ranging from accounting and information systems to the retail marketing and management of the supply chain.
In 2009, the school's hardware needed to be updated Sun and when Oracle acquired the company that year, changes in their relationship led to the UCC to examine alternatives for hardware partners. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee UCC chosen to transfer its data center to the workload optimized for IBM POWER7 ® and System x ® servers, XIV ® Storage System software and DB2 ® database to support SAP.
There has been a considerable improvement in performance with the IBM system, "said Professor Dave Haseman, director of the UCC by the data center that supports 750 faculty members teach in the program." Each semester, set up and deliver 25 to 30 the cases of SAP in our servers and the completion only to an SAP customer can take 24 hours to complete with Oracle. In comparison, only takes us three hours with the IBM system.
In addition, the process of guidance and technology transfer with the IBM Certified Associate team has been outstanding, "he continued Haseman.”They are eager to adapt and are quick to allocate best ways of doing things and the transfer of knowledge to as many of us.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is the second SAP University aptitude Center to migrate its infrastructure hardware and software from IBM System Administrator. aptitude Center at the University Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany, presents educational institutions and their students throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa way in to SAP applications and services for research and teaching duties. TUM Center, led by Professor Krcmar, holds ups more than 28,000 students from 153 universities with IBM POWER7, XIV Storage System software and DB2 database. TUM emigrated in 2010 and the universities are collaborating to optimize the technical performance and design original approaches to curriculum.