IBM understands the challenges educational establishments face each day. But, we also understand the importance to work Smarter, not harder

Our global educational solutions enable establishments to do just that. Through the use of IBM’s Smarter Educational Framework, we have helped Universities and Colleges to increase admission, increase student satisfaction and increase retention, while decreasing the cost. All leading to Smarter, leaner Campus.

What Makes a Smarter Education?

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Brockenhurst College (PDF, 582KB)

Brockenhurst College expects to boost student recruitment and improve retention rates by 15 percent, using IBM digital marketing, predictive analytics, social and cloud technologies to deliver an exceptional student experience.

Durham University

Durham University’s Institute of Computational Cosmology used IBM iDataPlex technologies to build COSMA5, a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster for data-intensive research projects in cosmology and astronomy. COSMA5 also plays a crucial role in the UK’s DiRAC-2 HPC initiative..

Middlesex University (PDF, 717KB)

IBM has helped Middlesex University to replace their core network to make it fully resistant and more secure. This flexible system has not only enhanced both the lecturers and students University experience, but it has also allowed Middlesex to run courses online.

Aberystwyth University (PDF, 615KB)

Expensive tape libraries and time wasting back-up systems were causing huge problems for Aberystwyth University, which resulted in a need for a Smarter solution. Consolidation to a single backup solution has not only reduced the software and management costs, but also reduced the workload for the ICT team, enabling them to focus on other key projects at the University.

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