Microsoft education specialists gave an overview of the benefits offered by virtualised IT systems and how they can provide a flexible IT environment for schools, offering greater availability of shared services and applications across the network.
Members of Hewlett Packard’s Personal Systems Group (PSG) and Networking Business team showcased the latest HP education solutions, as well as the current deals available for education users such as trade-ins and cash-back savings
Jeremy Gilbert, from Training Associates introduced the Government funded ICT apprentice scheme and its potential benefit for schools and colleges.
In addition, guest speakers Russell Stevens, Deputy Headteacher from Crookhorn College of Technology and Richard Markey, IT Director at Havant Academy provided an overview of their positive experiences of using Medhurst’s virtualisation solutions and the cost and resource savings to be made.
Presentations from the event can now be downloaded from the Medhurst website http://medhurst-it.com/events.php
By organising free seminars focused on education technology solutions, Medhurst aims to help schools and colleges save money and meet tighter budgets. Information about future education seminars will be available soon.
For further information about any of the issues discussed at the event or to find out more about Medhurst’s IT solutions, please contact the Medhurst Education team on 01489 563000 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org.