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Mercy Memorial Deploys Virtualization Solution

September 30, 2009
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Mercy Memorial Hospital (Monroe, Mich.) is rolling out a server virtualization and disaster recovery solution acquired from CDW Healthcare, part of the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based

CDW Corp.

The hospital is deploying a customized EMC solution that includes CLARiiON, Centera and Avamar hardware/software as well as VMware virtualization technology, in two data centers, says the company. The technology provides Mercy Memorial with full network redundancy, automated archiving and data de-duplication capabilities that enhance the functionality of critical systems, it touts.

Founded in 1929, Mercy Memorial Hospital is a 238-bed, full-service community hospital serving Michigan’s Monroe and Lenawee counties as well as the Detroit metropolitan area and northwest Ohio.

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