Subaru of America, Inc. (www.firstcarstory.com)
To support the launch of the new 2012 Impreza, Subaru engaged marketing agency Carmichael Lynch to develop a revolutionary website to help drive their marketing campaign called firstcarstory.com it enables users to celebrate their first car experience and bring their story to life. By typing in the details, the site will automatically animate the story and provides the user with a personalised video that they could share through social media channels. A flexible rendering capacity was required to support the large numbers of visitors to their state of art real-time website. VMware Powered Service Provider Bitbrains was able to provide high performance computing nodes to help with simultaneous rendering. A hybrid cloud model based on VMware technology has provided a stable basis, within the first month the website had created over 10,000 animations. Videos are prepared and presented in less than 40 seconds.
“The campaign was very successful we had about 1.3 million visitors in the two months we were tracking media to it and we never had the site crash.”
Sunrise Senior Living
VMware Helps Sunrise Senior Living Reduce Service Desk Call Center Volume By More Than 50 Percent
“Since virtualizing Citrix, our service desk call volume has decreased by over 50 percent, from about 13,000 calls per month to 6,000. VMware virtualization was instrumental in driving down the number of issues we get on a daily basis and, therefore, the number of calls.”
To keep pace with rapid business growth without making a costly investment in computing hardware, SureTax engaged the Flexible Data Center Solutions platform by Phoenix NAP, an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider offering cloud services based on VMware vCloud® technologies. SureTax, which provides enterprises with real-time software-as-a-service tax calculations, used the private cloud and virtualized solutions to meet the privacy, performance, and high availability needs of its growing client base while realizing a rapid return on investment.
"Our new infrastructure helps us reliably meet clients’ service-level requirements, which creates high customer satisfaction."
Symantec Embraces Software-Defined Data Center to Speed its Customer-First Business Transformation.
"Leads to Game-Changing IT Innovations for Symantec Customer Support and Product Development."
Symantec implemented a software-defined data center architecture based on VMware vCloud Suite to speed creation of new test environments. It is currently scaled to support more than 200,000 virtual machines, one of the world’s largest software-defined data center deployments based on VMware vCloud Suite to date. Software-defined data center, SDDC, flexibility, virtualization, hybrid virtual cloud, vCloud Suite, vSphere, vCloud Networking and Security, CapEx
Video SAP: T-Mobile is a national provider of wireless voice, data and messaging services. They have virtualized their SAP environment, which is a critical part of its IT landscape. From order-to-cash, to procure-to-pay and HR and ah, the finance and controlling, FICA. Learn how T-Mobile has used virtualization to compete in a very fast-paced environment with quicker time-to-delivery.
Video Virtualization: T-Mobile is about 45-thousand employees focused on delivering cell phone service to all of America. They have virtualized nearly 100% of their online platform, the ‘My T-Mobile’ and ‘T-Mobile.com’ platform, in addition to a significant amount of both front and back end systems from order entry and order fulfillment all the way to the supply chain and logistics side to delivering some of its phones out to its customers.
Tampa Bay Rays
VMware Software Offers The Opportunity To Create A Virtual Infrastructure That Reduces Overall Costs While Increasing Manageability, Performance, Availability, And Disaster Recovery
“Now that we’ve virtualized our infrastructure with VMware solutions, everything runs much more smoothly. We’re saving time, money, and man hours, and establishing a true disaster recovery plan to protect our operations.”
Tampa Bay Water
Virtualization Keeps The IT Systems Running And The Water Flowing In Tampa Bay
“Our data center was pushing the limits on power, cooling and space; VMware and Intel technology worked together to help us solve our challenges.”
Stefanini TechTeam Deploys VMware View to Support Global Help Desk Expansion; Data Strategy Helps Architect, Implement Desktop Virtualization as Foundation for Agile Growth
“I would tell my peers in IT that VMware View really helps you centralize management of IT resources while delivering excellent desktop performance for remote users. At TechTeam, it’s enabling us to expand our revenue-generating helpdesk operations cost-efficiently, through an infrastructure that can scale and adapt quickly to meet future demands.”
Tennessee Technological University
Tennessee Tech knows that immersive, experiential academic environments help students succeed. Now a VMware View virtualized desktop environment allows the university to support that academic approach more cost-effectively.
“We are building a foundation to graduate the engineers of the future, and we’re using VMware View to do it. It is the future of academic computing.”
Teradata Deploys A Private Cloud Based On vSphere While Streamlining Their Cloud Administration With VMware vCenter Lab Manager
“Energy savings from deploying a private cloud paid back our investment in just six months.”
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M chose Zimbra for its open source technology which allows users to collaborate with others using a variety of devices. With Zimbra, the university can provide access for all students, faculty and staff from a wide range of mail clients, including Outlook, Thunderbird and Apple Mail.
“We are very happy with our decision to choose Zimbra. It boils down to this: The solution is very good and the support has been extremely helpful. We’ve really enjoyed working with the entire Zimbra team.”
Texas A&M University Kingsville
Discover how Texas A&M University-Kingsville turned to VMware® View desktop virtualization for an agile and adaptive solution.
“VMware View allows us to maintain a competitive edge by providing the freshest applications and operating systems to users. If we had to run around and update our 4,000 PCs with the latest web browsers and versions of Microsoft Office, we’d never keep up.”
The Waddington Group
A rapidly expanding group of manufacturing companies, The Waddington Group met the challenge of growth by leveraging VMware vSphere with Operations Management (vSOM) to reduce time integrating backend systems by 80%. In addition, vSphere Data Protection Advanced increased reliability of backup and disaster recovery systems.
“The organization has been crying out for quicker implementation of new applications. Using vSphere with Operations Management, we can bring up new virtual hosts and deploy applications much more rapidly than in the past.”
TIAA-CREF, a large financial organization based in New York discusses benefits of using cloud computing, user computing and SDDC to change their entire infrastructure by creating Carnegie Compute which has helped in solving most of the IT challenges they faced as a company.
“We have reached best in class. We're on parity. Now, we’re going to what you call that bold step, which is that we have created a program we call Project Everest. We actually have a little bit of fun with it, but we’ve created a program that is looking at fundamentally changing how we deliver services in IT, particularly in the infrastructure organization.”
Todd Herman Associates
Virtualization Benefits Consulting Firm and Clients Alike
“The additional flexibility, agility, and uptime that VMware and Intel technology brings to our firm helps us provide creative solutions that build stronger, more profitable, and more competitive companies.”
Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
Transit Authority Uses Virtualization To Keep Things Moving
“Selecting Intel based hardware for our VMware virtualization solution was a wise decision. The number of cores running on each processor gives us all the processing power we need to run our critical transit applications.”
Discover how Transylvania University lowered total cost of ownership for collaboration software licensing and support by 61% with Zimbra while adding new capabilities such as high availability (HA) and on-demand access to virtual servers load-balanced between the physical servers (VMware vSphere® vMotion®).
“Zimbra gives us a gorgeous Web interface for students as well as a connector to keep our Outlook users happy and synchronized. Zimbra and VMware have become our two favorite technologies.”
VMware vSphere 4 Provides A Virtualization Platform That Increases Scalability, Availability, And Manageability Of IT Infrastructure
“We’ve already saved $2.1 million dollars since moving to VMware vSphere, and expect to see these savings grow over the next few years. We’ve consolidated our servers at a 20:1 ratio, significantly reducing hardware costs. We’ve saved energy and space. We’ve even saved time because VMware technology has eliminated the extra time, steps, and costs of procuring and provisioning physical servers. From an operational and capital expense standpoint, going with VMware vSphere made a lot more sense.”
VMware Is The Business Solution Driving TTX Agility
“As a leader in cloud computing, VMware is enhancing the ability of companies like TTX to achieve our business goals. We can be more flexible and agile, and leverage our technology to swiftly respond to changing business conditions or emerging business needs. VMware is much more than a technology solution—it is a business solution.”