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Universal Technical Institute Launches Disaster Recovery with CampusEAI Consortium's CampusCloud On The Heels of Hurricane Sandy1


Cleveland – November 1, 2012 - Universal Technical Institute (UTI) launched disaster recovery for its public website www.uti.edu in CampusEAI Consortium CampusCloud. By setting disaster recovery UTI's public website is resilient from natural disasters such as those experienced this week with Hurricane Sandy.

 

CampusCloud's Disaster Recovery Services provide UTI with cost-effective full-server protection and offers rapid recovery from any outage. CampusCloud's DR Services enable full and differential backups of the UTI public website to dissimilar hardware in geographically redundant SSAE Type II and PCI compliant datacenters.UTI's public website's primary hosting is in CampusCloud – East (located in Cleveland, Ohio) and secondary hosting is in CampusCloud – West – (hosted in Denver, Colorado).

 

CampusCloud's Datacenters

 

CampusCloud continuously captures changes as they happen and replicates those changes in real-time to CampusCloud, allowing UTI to quickly and efficiently implement a disaster recovery plan to keep www.uti.edu afloat if disaster or downtime strikes.The disaster recovery has been setup using VMware's Site Recovery Manager for dynamic replication between Cleveland and Denver and with dynamic DNS for automatic failover.

 

CampusCloud is a 24x7x365 high-performance computer cluster, to eliminate up front capital expenditures, to reduce the utilization of the college's technical resources and to ensure high performance, availability, stability and security. CampusCloud features include:

 

  • Cloud-based Hosting in SSAE Type II and PCI Compliant Datacenters
  • Cisco®-powered Network, Cisco UCS®-powered Servers, VMware®-powered Virtualization, and NetApp®-powered Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Multi-homed, XO®, Global Crossing®, and Level3®, -powered Redundant Internet Connectivity
  • Comprehensive Symantec®-powered Backup and Recovery Operations
  • Application & Database Administration and Maintenance – a dedicated team of database engineers and administrators responsible for day-to-day maintenance and upgrades for business critical applications
  • 24x7x365 Network Operations Center staffed by a team of engineers monitoring business critical applications around the clock

 

"We are pleased to provide the Universal Technical Institute CampusCloud Disaster Recovery Services," said Anjli Jain, Executive Director of the CampusEAI Consortium. "Maintaining business critical applications during disasters and downtimes is priority one and our customized strategy is an essential part of the CampusCloud platform."

 

For further information, members can contact their CampusEAI relationship manager. Non-members seeking further information can contact Corey Close at corey_close@campuseai.org or visit the CampusEAI website www.campuseai.org.

 

About Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) is a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

 

Through our nationwide campus-based school system, UTI offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI).

 

For more information, visit www.uti.edu.

 

About myCampus

myCampus, the most widely deployed campus portal and web content management solution in higher education, provides prospective students, students, faculty and staff, and alumni with single sign-on access to their academic and social information. For more information on myCampus, visit http://www.campuseai.org/mycampus-campus-portal

 

About CampusEAI Consortium

CampusEAI Consortium is an IT consulting and service provider that services over 250 higher education institutions such as Louisiana State University, Florida State University, Miami Dade College, University of Maine System with CampusCloud: Hosting Services, CampusCloud: Infrastructure Managed Services, CampusHelp – IT, Financial Aid and Enrollment Help Desk, CampusIDM - Enterprise Identity Management services, and myCampus Single Sign-On, Portal, WCMS, LMS and Mobile platform. For more information, visit http://www.campuseai.org.

 

About Hurricane Sandy1

Hurricane Sandy was a tropical cyclone that severely affected portions of the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States in late October 2012. In diameter, it was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, with winds spanning 1,100 miles (1,800 km).[3][4] The eighteenth tropical cyclone and named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Sandy is estimated in early calculations to have caused damage of at least $20 billion (2012 USD).[5]. Prelimary estimates of losses that include business interruption surpass $50 billion (2012 USD)

 

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