Your data center is the foundation of your network, making mission-critical applications, data, and compute available on demand.

But today’s IT organizations are dealing with an explosion in data center growth and complexity, while scrambling to adopt transformative technologies like virtualization, cloud computing, and “software-defined” everything. Our Data Center Optimization Solutions are designed to simplify data center complexity. We’ll work with you to map your journey to a more flexible, agile, next-generation DC architecture, while helping you optimize legacy systems to better leverage and protect your organization’s valuable data.



Our highly-certified team develops detailed designs with a focus on simplifying your environment and management requirements. Every design incorporates the very latest thinking to help you:

  • Improve data center performance
  • Speed new technology adoption
  • Reduce costly redesign
  • Increase technical staff efficiency

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Hardware and software-based solutions to address data center compute, large-scale storage and SAN requirements, converged infrastructure, and centralization of legacy and next generation systems management.

  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Converged Infrastructure
  • Management



A broad range of VMware-based virtualization solutions that will optimize resource utilization, simplify resource provisioning and management, and prepare you for your journey to the cloud.

  • Server Virtualization
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Virtual Management



Solutions to help you centralize fragmented backup approaches to ensure data integrity, deliver reduced planned and unplanned downtime, and assure business continuity and compliance for virtual and legacy environments.

  • Backup + Recovery
  • Replication
  • Archiving + Compliance



Our solutions cover on-prem and hosted solutions from Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 to Google for Work. So we can help you implement a reliable productivity and messaging platform that will scale as your organization grows.

  • Planning + Design
  • Directory Services
  • Migration

Success Stories

Maryland Health Department: Refreshing Critical Infrastructure With Dell + VMware Technologies

Data Networks implemented a comprehensive refresh of VMware infrastructure to help Maryland Health Department plan for future growth.

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Mid-Atlantic Liberal Arts College: Enabling Secure Identity & Access Management

This Microsoft project modernized and simplified a secure identity and access management solution by leveraging existing Microsoft software for this Maryland-based school.

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Renowned East Coast University: Building a Software Defined Data Center

Data Networks implemented identical Software-Defined Data Centers based on Dell and VMware technologies—one on campus and the other in a collocated site.

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St. Mary’s College: Delivering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

This infrastructure improvement project built on Dell EMC VxRail hyper-converged infrastructure delivers peak virtualization and data storage for this Maryland-based college.

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Baltimore City Public Schools: Making the Cloud a Reality

Transforming traditional software licensing, file storage, and email archiving into a cloud-based architecture yields tremendous performance and user convenience results for this school system comprised of 180 schools and 83,000 students.

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Emergency Physician’s Medical Group: Transforming Modern Businesses with Office 365

The successful migration to Microsoft Office 365 enabled 700 end users from this expansive medical group to take advantage of an always-current, high-availability messaging and Office applications platform.  

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St. Mary’s College: Delivering Virtual Environment Upgrades on a Budget

Upgrades help this MD college provision more VMs to keep pace with departments seeking to upgrade applications and improve service.

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Maryland Health Department: Improving the Reliability of Aging Virtual Infrastructure

An upgrade of existing virtual infrastructure, including new servers and storage array technology, helps this MD agency continue its good work.

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Gaston County Public Schools: Novell to Microsoft AD Migration Services

Data Networks developed a Novell to Microsoft AD migration strategy and implementation plan to help future proof Gaston County Public Schools’ network and data center.

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