We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the massive amounts of data that are generated on today’s college and university campuses. With data on every student and faculty member, learning data, and instructional data, campus IT departments are held hostage by the ever growing need for safe, expandable, easy to implement data storage. Many of the largest colleges in the country employ teams of IT specialists specifically for monitoring the data needs of the university.
Pure Storage is an enterprise data management company with the expertise in the higher ed sector that colleges can and universities need to rely on. Pure Storage offers a variety of resources and data solutions that not just prevent, but eliminate data storage bottlenecks. Through the use of their flash data centers Pure Storage has the resources to grow and scale with a colleges ever changing data needs.
“Pure Storage helps schools put data to work. We do this by delivering a data platform powered by cloud-era flash, that supports today’s volume, velocity, and variety of data and provides a powerful and reliable platform for your cloud.” the company says on their website.
Aside from the need for data storage, massive amounts of data, if not managed correctly, can slow your campus’s network down, almost to a crawl in some cases. Students and faculty don’t have time for that. Pure Storage can provide student applications exceptional performance, speed up the network and simplify IT operations.
Through Pure products like; Purity, Pure 1, FlashArray, FlashBlade and FlashStack the company can quickly, and efficiently manage the volume of data produced on campus. With infrastructure solutions like; FlashStack, virtualization, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and Open Stack, Pure can make sure that your data, and applications are allocated correctly and in the most efficient manner, making access from faculty and students a breeze.
Pure Storage will be at EDUCAUSE in Philadelphia November 1-3rd. They’ll be offering product demonstrations and 1:1 consultations with their team of data for higher education experts. They’re also throwing a heckuva party. Check out their EDUCASE plans here on their website and visit them at booth #1309