Moore County Schools


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Profile:

School District in North Carolina.

Industry:

Education

Category/Product(s):

Systems Management, Security Management

Challenges:

  • Support a growing network with school system cut of $8 million.
  • Entire IT staff needed for support calls.
  • Virus shuts down network for several days.

Network:

  • 7,800 Windows PCs
  • 125 Windows Servers
  • 24 locations

Key Benefits:

  • Solutions pay for themselves in first year
  • Technician-to-PC ratio increases from 1:250 to 1:3,900
  • Annual savings from not increasing staff: $500,000-$750,000
  • Help Desk tickets in queue reduced from thousands to less than 100
  • Savings on gas expenses alone allows IT department to hire specialists
  • Automated virus protection prevents down time of thousands of dollars an hour

The LANDESK® solutions paid for themselves in the first 12 months. I estimate that we would have to increase our staff to 20 people to do everything that LANDESK allows us to do with just four.

Dana Caldwell LAN Engineer and LANDESK Administrator, Moore County Schools