Georgetown Law Center Case Study

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Receiving assurance for critical system uptime

Located at the foot of Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University Law School offers unparalleled access to the Congress, the Supreme Court, and numerous agencies, administrative boards, and commissions of the federal government and the District of Columbia.

At the school’s law center, IT Director Matthew Bates has been managing the school’s IT infrastructure for the past three years. He manages the school’s data center and network as well as connectivity and telecom hardware. Shortly after commencing work at Georgetown, Mr. Bates conducted a review of service contracts for their data center hardware.

He found Park Place Technologies service to be the only viable alternative to Dell’s support programs, costing less and supporting a wider range of servers than Dell itself.