Monday, January 5, 2009

Dell in Health Informtion Technolony

Health Information Technology Services- Nova Scotia

"Dell PowerEdge servers and VMware software allowed us to add layers of redundancy that help provide high availability. Hospital staff members now have reliable access to information so they can always provide consistent, high-quality patient care."

- Gary Stronach, Manager of Technical Services, Health Information Technology Services - Nova Scotia.


HITS-NS needed to replace unreliable, out-of-production, and unsupported servers to improve the availability of a critical healthcare management system.


Virtualized DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers provide a simple, reliable platform to run MEDITECH Client Server; VMware® Infrastructure 3 hosts redundant virtual servers that help ensure the availability of the patient care application and enable the repurposing of servers to create a disaster recovery facility.


Dell and VMware infrastructure reduce the number of servers by 84 percent through consolidation and helps assure that hospital staff always has reliable access to patient records ; Dell PowerEdge servers help reduce data center footprint by 65 percent and cut energy costs by two-thirds ; Rapid disaster recovery helps ensure no interruption of patient care.

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