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Case Studies

The Infrastructure Group is seeking to promote best practise amongst its members by publishing a case studies in the area of IT infrastructure.

The group is seeking examples of work that you are willing to share with others in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Server, storage, desktop, and application virtualisation
  • Desktop management, particularly Vista deployment
  • Asset management, including software licensing and compliance
  • High Performance Computing Technologies, including cluster computing and grid
  • System monitoring and management tools, including SNMP processing and reporting systems
  • Service resilience and disaster recovery
  • Authentication and authorisation systems
    • UK Access Federation/Shibboleth
    • OpenAthens

    Please use the template provided for submissions: Microsoft Word (.doc), Open Office (.odf) or pdf version.

    August 2011

    Loughborough University document how they offered an expanded and improved service for their students at a reduced cost with their Google Apps offering. This provided student email culminating with the launch of a groundbreaking new Google service for Loughborough Alumni. Following on from this work, IT Services at Loughborough University was a Finalist in the Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards 2011 "Outstanding ICT Initiative" category.

    March 2009

    The University of Central Lancashire simplifies the management of their Apple Mac service with Casper Suite by JAMF Software.

    September 2008

    Cardiff University recently implemented a new high end computing environment and computer room. The tenders and presentation (with discussion) are provided here courtesy of Cardiff University Information Services. © Copyright Cardiff University 2008

    University of Reading Campus Grid

    Edinburgh does it with EASE (a single sign on implementation for web applications)

    King’s College London – Infrastructure Analysis and Resilience Review

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