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California State University

Delivering a positive experience for half a million students every day

Business challenge

Enhance student experience and deliver technology services critical to student success and the initiative to increase graduation rates through GI 2025.

Business outcomes

  • Accelerated the ability to quickly and securely deliver educational and administrative services to half a million students and nearly 56,000 faculty and staff across 23 campuses via an integrated and modernized application and infrastructure environment
  • Increased productivity at the campus level by over 90%: database cloning, data masking, data restore and roll back, profiling of sensitive data, and production and non-production database backups
  • Automated 100% of the ERP infrastructure including the hybrid cloud software stack, virtual data management, and cloning and provisioning
  • Realized significant economies of scale with lower cost of ownership (40% less resources to process the same volume and capacity, 33% reduction in IT infrastructure costs, 35% reduction in IT support costs, and nearly $15M annually in both cost savings and cost avoidance)

Solution

Unisys Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions to deploy a hybrid (private and public) cloud in the AWS Cloud, cloud management, automation, data management, service management, advanced analytics, and hybrid cloud Managed Security Services for CSU’s Oracle PeopleSoft ERP platform (Common Management System); solution includes data virtualization, backup and disaster recovery services.

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