Use VMware vSphere As The Basis Of A Cloud Infrastructure That Provides Unprecedented Efficiency, Improves Customer Service—And Revolutionizes The Way You Do Business
“We realized we needed to become more effective and efficient with both our IT resources and our staff. So we decided to virtualize absolutely as much as we could on vSphere.”
Prairie North Health Region
With Virtualization, Prairie North IT Delivers Cost Savings, Improved Services
“As Canada’s health regions seek to improve patient care while also controlling costs, virtualization technology is emerging as a critical IT strategy. Here at Prairie North, we’ve proven that VMware vSphere virtualization for servers, and now VMware View virtualization for desktops, can form the basis of a best-practices model to support a standardized and manageable IT infrastructure that is less costly to maintain, and improves the delivery of IT services to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare staff.”
Press Ganey Associates
Press Ganey Associates, Inc. is a recognized leader in performance improvement for health care organizations worldwide. They've implemented the VMware vCloud Suite to enhance the performance, management and efficiency of IT services they deliver to external and internal customers.
"The Vcloud suite supports our technology vision by helping us manage our service oriented architecture solutions, both dynamically and cost effectively."
Publishers Clearing House
As it looks to expand its online “Play & Win” websites efficiently and securely, Publishers Clearing House is partnering with Hosting. com and leveraging VMware virtualization to achieve a hybrid cloud approach to its IT infrastructure
"Partnering with Hosting.com has allowed us to take our VMware virtualization strategy to the next level, helping us to cut costs and enabling a hybrid cloud platform."
Discover how Quark Software Inc. is able to better serve their customers and business partners with an IT infrastructure based on VMware.
"VMware has really propped up our ability to support our customers. We're able to use VMware solutions to build private cloud environments, in some cases, hybrid Cloud environments which allows our IT Staff to offer the business another alternative to present our Enterprise Solutions to our Customers that may or may not want to build their own infrastructure on premise"
VMware Technology Creates A Virtual Environment That Maximizes CPU Utilization, Reverses Server Sprawl, Minimizes Energy Usage, And Reduces Carbon Footprint
“Perhaps the biggest thing VMware is allowing us to do is to extend the life of our data center by several years. The ability to increase server utilization, reclaim floor space, and decrease power usage has been immensely valuable.”
Like many companies that choose VMware virtualization technology, Raymond James Financial began with a server consolidation project that achieved impressive results. When the company decided to upgrade from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to 2010, it again turned to VMware, this time to support the business-critical project of upgrading the company's 18,000 Exchange mailboxes. Raymond James also kept VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) as its disaster recovery and replication technology within its new Exchange blueprint.
Raymond James Extends Virtualization to Microsoft Exchange Environment
“Microsoft Exchange is seen as a ‘canary in the coal mine’ when it comes to virtualization—one of the harder use cases. We’ve proven that peoples’ hesitation is unfounded. Exchange can be virtualized, it works, and it works well.”
Desktop Virtualization Transforms Tax Service Call Center At Republic Bank
“With desktop virtualization, we are able to support our Tax Refund Solutions business in a much more efficient, higher performance manner—while saving the company hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.”
In a short span of two years, the IT team had a profoundly positive effect on Revlon’s overall business picture, saving and avoiding more than $70.4 million dollars in expenditures. Revlon’s cloud today runs approximately 531 applications across the globe including Oracle in various flavors, Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010, making more than 15,000 automated moves a month. This helps keep pace with Revlon’s ever-expanding and diversified business, which reaches markets across 100 countries and six continents.
From VMworld cosmetics giant Revlon harnesses the power of private cloud to produce impressive savings and cost avoidance
Two prime examples of organizations that have gleaned huge benefits from high degrees of virtualization and aggressive cloud computing adoption.
"What this cloud ecosystem has delivered for us is our ability to say 'yes', and get more done faster, better, cheaper. The correlating effect of that is we ... deliver projects for the business, because that’s really what business alignment is. I do what they want and I give them some counsel along the way."
A year later, learn how Revlon’s global and comprehensive cloud has matured, and how the benefits from aggressively embracing the cloud have evolved to produce expanding positive consequences from their IT architecture.
"We have the ability to look at all of our data, a couple of petabytes, in the same place. Because the cloud let us look at it all, we can bring up all of Revlon in our disaster recovery (DR) test environments and have our developers work with it at no cost. We have disconnected that cost and effort."
Rockford Public Schools
RPS Engaged VMware And Data Strategy For Its IT Strategy And Realized Many Savings: Several Hours Each Time It Implemented New Applications, Physical Server Space By Consolidating Five Racks Of Servers To Two Racks, The Ability To Easily Monitor Their Systems And Remove Computer Viruses
“We used VMware on the server side and our experience with it was great – which persuaded us to try it for desktops. VMware partnered with us and met our most important consideration in choosing a partner - understanding our best interests as a school district. VMware has proven that it cares about the quality of its products and its implementation, which allows us to build a great working relationship.”
Rockford Public Schools
Virtualization Breathes New Life into Rockford Public Schools IT Economizing Doesn’t Mean Compromising
“Many school districts today are just starting to talk about virtualization. Our experience demonstrates that VMware technology is ready today, and not just for servers. With VMware View, desktop virtualization has matured to the point where districts can embrace virtualization in that environment as well. It’s a winning solution for any school district’s enterprise architecture.”
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
VMware Infrastructure 3 Provides The Ideal Platform For Increasing Availability And Reliability Of Mission-Critical Systems
“If you’ve already designed your systems to be as highly available as possible—which is precisely the capability that VMware Infrastructure 3 brings to our tier one applications—you don’t need to spend as much time and energy worrying about a recovery strategy.”
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
Learn how Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre modernized its datacenter with a VMware vSphere environment, virtualizing critical and business applications while improving operational efficiency and agility for the long term.
“With VMware, we achieved a reliable, scalable, adaptable IT infrastructure. As a result, we’re not only running our own applications more efficiently, but now have a more robust and flexible environment for hosting applications for our partner hospitals.”
Russell Investment Group
VMware Virtual Infrastructure Methodology Enables Russell Investment Group to Set up Scalable Lab Infrastructure
"Our business proposition to our clients is very strong. We've grown over the last 10 years and will continue to grow. The only way we can keep up on the technology side is to put tools like this in place so we're much more flexible, agile, and quicker to respond to our business needs."
Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael’s College Deploys VMware vCenter SRM for Robust Recovery
“The Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery project is the most important thing we’ve done in technology in 10 years. In addition to providing the capability to run in the event of disaster, it’s moved us to a much more policy- and procedure driven technology environment.”
San Francisco Ballet
With a mission to share the joy of dance with the world and also offer the highest caliber of training, San Francisco Ballet turned to VMware to provide them with a cloud solution that would be able to inter-grate seamlessly with their existing technology as well as offer them a good disaster recovery plan option. After implementing the VMware vCloud Air Disaster Recovery, they have seen benefits that range from cost reduction of their infrastracture as well as increased reliability of their applications.
“We needed a strategic disaster recovery plan consistent with our on premise infrastructure. To date, all is working as expected from VMware. From webinars to live demonstrations, all promises have been realized. All implementation and support calls have been a dream come true.“