Diagnosis: Overcrowded Data Center. Remedy: Virtualization
“Intel’s Xeon processors work with the VMware Infrastructure 3 platform to give us the maximum server consolidation per dollar. If our virtual infrastructure was a car, we’d be getting more than 100 miles per gallon.”
VMware® virtualization has allowed JK
Holdings to address all its IT challenges by
providing ease of management, significant
savings in CAPEX and OPEX and seamless
integration with network and storage
“We have been able to reap the
power of virtualization in our
investment with Cisco, NetApp and
VMware. The flexibility it has placed
in our hands is invaluable as we
look at innovative and sustainable
means to delivering compelling
new business capabilities and core
competencies for the group.”
VMware vFabric tc Server Streamlines Application Deployment.
John Muir Health is a not-for-profit health care organization that includes two of the largest medical centers in Contra Costa County, California – the Walnut Creek and Concord campuses of John Muir Medical Center.
“With tc Server, we have a more reliable and maintainable deployment strategy and it takes a lot less time. In the past, having to restart Tomcat, we could easily spend 30 minutes to an hour just setting up an instance and getting it running. Now, with tc Server, it’s a few clicks, and it takes less than 15 minutes to get an application up and running.”
Originally a division of The Japan Research Institute, Limited, JSOL offers IT solutions to customers in the manufacturing, distribution & services, finance and public utilities sectors, and has built up a strong track record in the provision of a comprehensive service covering everything from IT consulting to system building and operation.
Since partnering with NTT Data in January 2009, JSOL has expanded its capabilities to become a total service provider in the field of IT.
JSOL needed to be able to manage a rapidly growing VM environment, and chose VMware vCenter Operations Manager to help staff effectively manage this dynamic customer-facing environment.
“Virtualizing all our applications has provided us with a great foundation to expand our operations into the cloud and has given us a competitive edge by being able to offer our farming software as-a-service to our customers. Our old infrastructure was creaking at the seams, but we have now built a stable, reliable and highly scalable infrastructure that will stand the test of time.”
K. Raheja Corporation deployed a virtualized environment using VMware ESX Server 4.1 with Enterprise Licenses. VMware is running on IBM System x3850 X5 server with 92 GB Memory and 6 Core x 4 Socket Processor each. The servers are virtualized and are managed through one console.
“With the help of VMware platform we have been able to achieve excellent results. The savings in Capex, Space, Power and Cooing bill, etc is noteworthy apart from the intangible benefits such as manageability, redundancy.”
— Rahul Mahajan, Associate VP – Information Technology
Use VMware Technology To Guarantee The Availability Of Healthcare Critical Applications While Saving Money, Power And Space In The Datacenter
“Running applications on ESX ensures their reliability, which is the number-one reason we began adopting it across the board in our datacenter. So many of our applications and systems are absolutely vital to staff and patients. So making sure they’re available whenever they’re needed is our paramount concern.”
To support its global expansion, Japanese chemical manufacturer Kaneka Corporation decided to move to an integrated virtual IT infrastructure, managed via the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite. Ongoing support from VMware consultants ensures any issues are rapidly resolved, while also helping to build the skills and knowledge of the company’s own IT staff.
"Crucially, our own staff learned from working alongside VMware Professional Services, meaning that this project greatly improved their knowledge of virtualized systems"
— Tetsuro Yabuki, Senior Manager, IT Application & Administration Team, Information Systems
Kaseya wanted to have its entire hardware infrastructure hosted externally to reduce costs and improve flexibility. It was also keen to start delivering a SaaS offering to its customers. Kaseya made the move to the cloud and created a managed software-as-a-service platform, based on VMware technology.
“Working with VMware has enabled us to achieve the completely hardware-free environment we wanted. Our main driver for the switch to a cloud model was to cut costs, but we’ve realised so much more than that from our move – increased security and availability, improved flexibility and better customer service to boot!”
Kaweah Delta Health Care District is using VMware to Dramatically Improve Availability and Run Tier 1, Mission-Critical Applications—Plus Create a New Revenue Stream
“We are moving as many of our mission-critical applications to the VMware environment as we can. I see VMware as our primary platform. It gives me peace of mind about availability and performance because it just works. I never have to deal with it. And the improved utilization helps control costs. These days, the first thing we ask a new software vendor is, ‘Does it run on VMware?’”
Discover how kCura plans to use vCloud Hybrid Service for faster product delivery and improved customer service
"As an early adopter of vCloud Hybrid Service we were really surprised at how quickly we were able to get things up and running. The documentation was very solid for our team. We pushed a 100-gig VM out in about two hours and that definitely exceeded my expectations."
Kindred Healthcare Continues Business
“As a healthcare provider, in the case of a disaster, it is of the utmost importance that Kindred Healthcare can continue to
do business as usual. And that means making sure that our internal service providers can maintain operational readiness even
during a disaster. We contract with SunGard to provide our IT staff with 250 offsite PCs in the case of a disaster. The
hardware independence of VMware ACE gives our users seamless access to their specific ‘Kindred tool set,’ regardless of the
x86 hardware SunGard provides us. Knowing our staff will be able to keep Kindred Healthcare doing business as usual, using
their same day-to-day computing environment, is an enormous benefit.”
VMware Desktop Virtualization Enables Creation Of Multiple Environments With Isolated Operating Systems And Services While Server Virtualization Constrains Hardware Sprawl And Delivers A Flexible Infrastructure At Minimal Cost
"While we invested an additional A$200,000 or so in upgraded storage, we saved about A$500,000 in combined storage and server hardware we would have had to purchase had we not implemented VMware.”
KPIT Cummins is India's leading technology solutions partner for global manufacturing corporations with special focus on Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Industrial Equipments, and Semiconductor industries.
In 2012, KPIT Cummins concluded a service-transforming Private Cloud project. Using VCE's vBlock enabled KPIT to deploy a full-service Private Cloud with 100% Virtualisation of all applications. The project was so successful that KPIT expanded their virtualisation project to include end-users, enabling further IT initiatives such as BYOD.
In these two videos, KPIT Cummins staff discuss why and how they implemented a Private Cloud solution, and how it is contributing to the success of their business.
"We have 100% production applications running on this private cloud, 100%. All business critical applications, everything is running on the cloud infrastructure."
— Mandar Marulkar, Associate VP & Head of IT & Systems
Kras dd, is a leading manufacturer of confectionery products in South East Europe. In early 2008, the project was initiated by replacing series of old computers. The aim was to reduce operating costs and simplify management of IT infrastructures through virtualization of desktop computers. By implementing VMware's virtualization solutions Kras created a series of improvements: reduced costs of replacing computers for more than 30 percent, while the costs of maintaining PCs fell by 70 percent. In addition, the increased productivity of IT departments and the general level of data security. Virtualization Kras has achieved significant energy and financial savings.
“We achieved an almost immediate response to business requests thanks to VMware. Less than two hours pass between the moment when we receive a request for a
new computer and the moment when the new computer is fully functional. New computers are made fully operational up to ten times more quickly than before and maintenance costs
have been cut by 70 percent. In addition, virtualization resulted in considerable energy savings and reduced our CO2 emissions by three and a half times, by which we joined
the Green IT initiative.”
— Goran Zadravec, Head of IT infrastructure, Kraš d.d.
Integrate VMware Infrastructure Into The Corporate Data Center And Hosting And Managed Services, Thereby Increasing Consolidation And Utilization Rates, Facilitating IT Management, Enhancing Application Performance, And Enabling Fast And Easy Deployment Of Windows Images On Virtual Machines
“Approximately 70 to 80 percent of our SQL and Oracle databases are running on VMware. Some of the databases in our virtual environment are fairly large—60 to 100 GB, and
performance has been great. They’re all running perfectly on VMware.”