To attract a new generation of tech-savvy students and faculty, Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, has made IT a top priority. But like most colleges, Baldwin-Wallace is facing tighter budgets, forcing administrators to find ways to stretch the college’s IT dollars.

After years of adding servers and storage hardware (as well as complexity and costs) to keep up with demand, the college changed its course and invested in an initiative to virtualize and consolidate its sprawling computing and storage infrastructure. Read this case study to learn why the college chose to build its new, efficient platform with NetApp and VMware virtualization technology.