Case Studies

Intelligent Servers Case Studies

Our case studies demonstrate what we can achieve when we pair professionally refurbished hardware with exceptional technical advice. We've worked with thousands of businesses across over 100 countries providing a huge range of hardware including HPE ProLiant, Dell PowerEdge, HPE 3PAR, Cisco Catalyst, Workstations, Laptops and more. 


video conferencing hardware

Keeping the world connected through lockdown: Intelligent Servers supplies 128 Blades to Video Conferencing Company

As the coronavirus lockdown in March 2020 led to a surge in video calls, video conferencing companies around the world urgently required more data centre infrastructure and bandwidth to deal with the influx of conference calls. This is where the quality, speed and technical knowledge of Intelligent Servers benefited one video conferencing company that urgently required more network capacity to support new users.

Industry: Telecomms  |  Hardware: Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers  |  Budget: £160,000  |  Location: Hertfordshire, UK

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school hardware upgrade project

Multi-Academy Trust saves over £300k with refurbished Network and Server Overhaul

An IT Manager who works for a multi-academy trust responsible for the IT infrastructure of six schools approached Intelligent Servers when he was tasked with a large infrastructure overhaul project. The project included replacing the entire fibre and copper Network Switch infrastructure as well as upgrading all of the current Server infrastructure.

Industry: Education  |  Hardware: Cisco Catalyst Switches, Dell Rack Servers & PowerVault  |  Budget: £300,000

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Cost-effective Disaster Recovery Solutions with 3PAR

We have all heard the horror stories of simple mistakes that lead to costly business disasters. Having an IT disaster recovery plan is a critical business need to prevent serious financial impact, loss of customer confidence or damage to a company’s reputation. From IT hardware failure, human error to natural disasters, planning for the unknown can be difficult, but having enough funds to implement an IT disaster recovery plan can seem close to impossible.

Industry: Construction  |  Hardware: HPE 3PAR 7000 Series  |  Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

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Z Series Workstations

Research Company Configures Workstations for Data Mining

Data is fundamentally changing the way companies do business, driving demand for data scientists and increasing the complexity in their workflows. Getting the performance required to transform massive amounts of data into insights is what one Swedish Research company was looking for when they came to Intelligent Servers.

Industry: Research  |  Hardware: HPE Z Series Workstations  |  Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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IT Rental Case Study

Railway Company Rents Servers, Storage and Networking to support Data Centre Migration

A British Railway company approached Intelligent Servers when they were looking for a cost-effective hardware rental solution for their 10-week project, which involved decommissioning their current 10-rack communication room at Head Office, and moving their Server, Storage and Networking hardware to a Data Centre 500 yards away.

Industry: Railway  |  Hardware: HPE DL360 Gen9 Servers, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, Cisco Network Switches  |  Location: Derby

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blade servers case study telecoms

Telecommunications Company Reaps the Benefits of Refurbished Hardware with their Blade Server Upgrade Project

The Technical Project Manager of a Telecommunications company contacted Intelligent Servers when he was looking to upgrade their data centre infrastructure. The British telecommunications company specialises in international calls and has over 2.5 million customers. Like many communication businesses, they experienced a growing number of users during the covid pandemic. This led to an urgent requirement to upgrade parts of their infrastructure to keep up with demand.

Industry: Telecomms  |  Hardware: HPE ProLiant c7000 enclosure and BL460c Gen9 Blade Servers  |  Budget: £11,000  |  Location: London, UK  |  Business Size: 500 employees

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video conferencing hardware

Pinewood Studios: Production Company Needing Powerful Workstations for Video Editing

A customer recently approached Intelligent Servers in need of workstations, capable of running DaVinci Resolve and Avid. The customer informed us that they are a picture editing company, specifically for TV and film, and had worked on popular series, such as Afterlife, Call the Midwide and Would I Lie to You! For such important pieces of media, we needed to ensure they were provided with Workstations that has some real horsepower.

Industry: Media - Film and TV Editing  |  Hardware: HP Z8 G4 Workstations  |  Location: Iver, UK

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Intelligent Servers is one of Europe’s leading refurbished Server, Storage, Networking and Component resellers, specialising in HPE, Dell and Cisco. All hardware comes with a three year warranty including remote setup and support. If you’re looking into your next IT infrastructure project, please get in touch with the team on 01423 223430.


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