Winner: Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
IT project owner: Mark Jowett
Vendors and technologies used: VMWare vSphere 4.2, VMWare View,
EMC VPLEX Metro,
EMC Unified Storage,
Future developments include vShield and vCloud Director plus EMC ITO for automation.
IT project: To stream video, allow applications to follow the students regardless of physical location, provide high-performance computing for students in a new "green" building on the Cambridge campus.
What the judges said: “The judges were impressed that the Trust had decided upon stretched cluster for two sites using EMC vPLEX. It was felt that the deployment of this technology and approach indicated that the Trust was committed to maximising the uptime to their foundation of their cloud.”
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