Learn how Custom Window Systems uses vCloud Air to go to market faster with new applications, to develop and test applications more efficiently and cost effectively, and to reduce overall CapEx.
“vCloud Air has allowed us to rapidly increase or capacity for application testing and deployment, to empower our users to provision their own resources, and to increase the reliability of our self-hosted services…all while allowing us to leverage the VMware platform that we are already familiar with and trust.”
— Dan Maxwell, Senior Systems Engineer, Custom Window Systems
Custom Window Systems Relies on VMware vCloud Air to Deliver Services Faster, and Drive Down Costs
Custom Window Systems, a manufacturer of doors and windows for the consumer and commercial markets, was growing fast and needed a better way to quickly bring new products to customers and provide better services to their dealers. They turned to VMware and vCloud Hybrid Service, which allowed them to lower costs significantly while reducing time to market for new environments by 50 percent.
“VCloud Air has allowed us to reduce the time to market for new environments by at least fifty percent.”
“Our customers are telling us that the improved performance and the reduced time to market for requested services is very appreciable and really, VCloud air is another way that we're innovating against our competitors.”
“VCloud Air really helps us reduce costs, especially capital spending, and go to market with our services for our customers faster than ever before. I'm really excited personally about the products announced and the vision that VMware has for the future.”
— Daniel Maxwell, Senior Systems Administrator, Custom Window Systems
VMware customers discuss how vCloud Air is changing the way they do business by providing them with flexibility which enables them with new innovations.
A video featuring vCloud Air customers as they discuss how VMware changes the way they do business. Customers featured include: Perforce Software, Legacy Reserves, Custom Windows System, Cloud Business, Carisbrooke Shipping, Bluefin Solutions, Iatric and Nevro Corp.
Cybage deployed a virtualized infrastructure in January 2011 leveraging VMware ESX running on IBM servers with NetApp FC SAN storage.
“The most important thing we’ve achieved through VMware is peace of mind. I don’t have to worry about provisioning new servers or making space for them in our datacenter, or worry about downtime when patching or
Daiwa Capital Markets Hong Kong had rapidly expanded its datacenter to host more than 500 physical servers, which was becoming increasingly difficult to manage. The company wanted to ensure high availability of its financial services applications and deliver a disaster recovery solution that would eliminate downtime. After considering solutions from Microsoft and Red Hat, the organization chose to work with VMware partners HP and Systex International to design and implement a virtual infrastructure using VMware vCenter Server 5.1 to provide centralized management for VMware vSphere 5.1 Enterprise Plus and high availability through vSphere vMotion.
"Through VMware we have achieved 80 percent utilization of server resources. This means we can run significantly more server resources without increasing energy consumption."
Dalet Ensures Availability for Mission-Critical Customer Systems with VMware vFabric Hyperic.
Dalet solutions enable broadcasters and media professionals to create, manage and distribute content to both traditional and new media channels, including interactive TV, the Web and mobile networks.
“The Dalet MAM is a mission-critical solution, and we need to monitor the entire system 24/7 … There is no way our customers can go off the air, so it is critical that we monitor all the components in real-time and use the information gained to react quickly when there are potential issues. Hyperic enables us to meet this requirement.”
Partner testimonial as to how effectively the VOA assesments tool worked for their customers, providing quantifiable results on how much it has saved its customers.
Some typical feedback we got was that the customers saw that the SQL DBA insists on more memory, whereas VOA clearly indicated that they are not even using a quarter of that memory. It quickly highlighted to us what the root cause of performance problems were.
— Jay Dempsey & Marius Redelinghuis, , Solutions Architect
DECA Financial Services Cuts 91% of First Year Infrastructure Costs in the BlueLock Cloud
“We’re a technology-driven company. Having a robust infrastructure platform to run all of our processes, while not needing to manage the IT resources, people and costs ourselves was extremely important.”
VMware Virtualization Enabled More Predictable Application Performance And Uptime, Eased The Maintenance Load On IT Staff, And Enabled Servers To Be Quickly Provisioned To Meet Changing Business Requirements.
“As a healthcare provider, we never stop work. The virtualized infrastructure provides a degree of surety that the systems necessary for efficient, accurate and high quality patient care will always be available when we need them.”
“At its core, this educational institution is about helping people learn in the most effective way. Virtualizing the desktop with VMware View enables us to give students the tools they need to learn, along with the freedom to be anywhere and safely access those tools anytime.”
India’s number-one airport scores another first by adopting virtual desktops, improving availability and boosting employee efficiency
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Virtualizing On Dell Poweredge Servers Enables The Dell IT Team To Speed New Server Deployment, Use Data Centers More Efficiently, And Dramatically Reduce Server Costs
“Our analysis shows that every nonproduction virtual machine we deploy saves us about US$6,500 compared to deploying and running a physical server, and every production virtual
machine saves us about US$9,300 over a three year period.”
The Department of Transport (DoT) plans, develops and regulates an efficient and well-integrated transport system that contributes to the economic growth, quality of life and environmental sustainability of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. DoT serves the public interest by enhancing mobility and delivering safe, secure and environmentally responsible Aviation, Maritime, Public Transport and Highways sectors.
“VMware’s leadership, dedication, and sophisticated products helped the Department of Transport to virtualize its highly critical applications, thus enabling us to respond to our customers faster, power our Internal Corporate Services and Public transportation applications, and improve our services to the public in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi that encourages the use of public transportation.”
— Saeed Al Ghailani, Head, Infrastructure and Telecom
Learn how Germany’s largest travel agency business, technical, and financial payoffs using VMware View as a Remote Office, Branch Office (ROBO) as its desktop virtualization solution. Discover how the company redefined its desktop delivery vision and successfully implemented 2300 Windows XP desktops as a service – a PC landscape across 580 branch offices.
“The desktop follows the user. If the user works in one office now and next week in another office, he gets the same desktop.”
Deutsche Telekom MNC realised it needed a software based solution for an improved Service Quality Management in order to ensure transparency in operator’s performance and provide high visibility for customers. They therefore decided to implement a system based on VMware’s IT Business Management Suite (ITBM).
“Our goals – higher efficiency and web-based reporting portal – could fully be reached with the implementation of VMware ITBM.”
— Dr. Frank Seyl, Business Excellence, MNC Sales and Service Deutsche Telekom MNC
Challenges: Rollout for 50 PC seminar rooms with 132 desktops each at 8 hotel locations. Deployment of business-critical applications and software from a wide range of environments. Increasing demands on IT in provisioning the technical infrastructure. High security requirements. Observance of corporate compliance policies. Reduction in time, personnel and hardware costs. Increase flexibility for IT staff. Solution: Desktop virtualization with VMware View. Fat client desktops will be replaced with zero clients by June 30, 2012. VPN infrastructure will remain intact. Results: Time required for desktop deployment reduced by 84 percent. Installation time per seminar cut from 90 minutes to 10. Application and software rollout centralized and simplified. Standardized desktop environment.
"We no longer have to rely on on-site support from outside IT providers when performing rollouts. Using virtualized desktops, we can deploy applications and software packages from various environments very quickly from a central location. This has enabled us to significantly reduce our personnel costs."
— Jürgen Daust, Director Quality, Personnel, IV & IT, Commundo Tagungshotels, Deutsche Telekom AG