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Are your old Windows servers holding you back from providing the kinds of user experiences your district is demanding?
The tech leaders in River Dell Regional School District were in that exact position. Nearing the end of life of their WS2003 servers, they had serious compatibility issues between hardware and software that resulted in server downtime and the need to reboot almost daily.
They knew two things – they were nearing the end of support from Microsoft and they needed to virtualize as much of their infrastructure as possible.
Join us to hear how they handled their migration away from WS2003 and moved to freshly built virtual machines with a newer OS.
A SysAdmin with 20+ years of experience, Mike is a Technology Specialist at River Dell Regional Schools in New Jersey. He has been instrumental in the growth of educational technology into all areas of the facilities and the educational process there. Today nearly every person in the district has one or more connected devices and Mike is able to engineer solutions that allow end users to do what they want, when they want.
Marc Wachter has had a life-long interest in technology, from disassembling home electronics as a child to building a complex networking and software deployment infrastructure. He has been involved in implementing technology in K-12 education and instrumental in the growth of a one-to-one program as System Administrator at River Dell Regional Schools in Oradell, NJ. Outside of his technical roles, Marc is an avid outdoorsman and musician, playing the occasional show in NJ and places like BB King’s in NYC.