VMware vSphere 4 Enables Consolidation Of Physical Hardware To Eradicate Server Sprawl And Lower Power And Cooling Costs While Offering Scalability, Performance And High Availability.
“Running VMware vSphere 4 on a powerful hardware platform gives us the scalability to support our ambitious growth plans and create a private cloud that enables us to deliver our infrastructure resources as services to the business as and when required.”
— Shayan Pervaiz, Project Manager, IT Security / BCP & DR
Atos Origin spart mit VMware View über 1.000 Desktop-PCs ein
und erhöht Flexibilität beim Off shoring
“Über den Einsparungseffekt für Hardware und Energie hinaus, bietet uns der Einsatz von VMware View einen ganz entscheidenden Vorteil: Dank virtueller Desktops können wir viel schneller als bisher für neue Kunden die administrative Verantwortung übernehmen. Ein entscheidender Wettbewerbsvorteil im hart umkämpften Outsourcing- Markt.”
Less Servers Means More Room To Grow For Ausclad Group
“Our goal was to stick with best-of-breed wherever possible, and that’s why we wanted VMware Infrastructure 3 to run on top of an Intel architecture. Intel is very reliable, and reliability counts for a lot in the IT world.”
VMware Virtualization Reduces Datacenter Costs While Enhancing Manageability And Performance.
“Deploying VMware has enabled us to eliminate the two-month delays that our business clients often experienced before gaining access to a piece of testing hardware, while ensuring we can optimize performance for databases and applications.”
— Tony Marion, Director of Servers, OS and Storage
Australian Bureau of Statistics Charts National Trail to Cloud Infrastructure. Agency Deploys VMware Technology to Deliver Infrastructure-asa- Service (IaaS)
“By building and managing our own private cloud, ABS has pooled hardware, storage, network and virtualization resources to provide the flexible, dynamic and on-demand technology resources that enable us as a modern statistical organization to keep pace with varying demand and new initiatives.”
VMware virtualization has enabled ACU to consolidate its physical server fleet, reducing costs and improving manageability. ACU also gained a platform on which to build its cloud computing capability.
“VMware has given us a lot of flexibility and the confidence that we can move to our disaster recovery environment when we need to. We have also saved on time, effort, procurement and energy costs and can now quickly deploy new virtual servers to meet our business needs.”
With limited visibility into key performance metrics across a complex system, capacity planning was a bit of a guessing game for the IT staff at AutoTrader.com. VMware vRealize Operations Insight software enables them to proactively manage system performance, troubleshoot issues before they affect the business, and achieve a whole new level of business insight. These capabilities enable the IT team at AutoTrader.com to minimize system downtime, drive up consolidation ratios, and spend far less time on tedious manual tasks.
“vRealize [Operations Insight] shows us what’s happening in our environment, precisely as it’s happening. This technology is able to marshal huge amounts of data to inform real-time metrics, all presented in a single pane of glass.”
— Chris Nakagaki, Virtualization Architect, AutoTrader.com
Insurance Giant Discovers A Unique And Trusted
Partnership With Their VMware Technical Account
“Our TAM is absolutely essential to our success. He constantly delivers technical expertise, experience we couldn’t get anywhere else and a long-term vision for our infrastructure. Those skills, along with empathy and honesty, make him a trusted and valuable part of our team.”
Virtualized desktops at Avon Community Schools spur use of ‘Bring Your Own Device’, allowing Always-On access to education resources. VMware partner Technology Integration Group (TIG) provides expertise in optimizing their environment.
“We’ll be looking at certainly over 50 percent next year, hopefully approaching 60-65 percent of our students bringing their own devices. When you consider that that is approximately 400 devices that the school district did not need to invest in, that’s a significant saving for us. “
B. Braun develop, manufacture, and sell premium category healthcare products, and their dialysis centers provide mission-critical healthcare services, so the IT services at the company that support the operation must meet very stringent requirements. Their server environment, virtualized and made disaster-resistant using VMware, enables them to meet business requirements at all times, and in a cost-efficient manner.
"In order to maintain the level of quality expected in healthcare, we use best-in-class hardware and software solutions. Hence when we decided to use server virtualization, VMware was the obvious choice."
— Ferenc Dián, IT Infrastructure Manager, B. Braun Medical Kft.
Discover how Babson College implemented a Vblock™ Infrastructure Platform featuring VMware vSphere™ which allowed Babson to transition quickly and cost-efficiently to a flexible, scalable IT infrastructure.
“Colleges must be ready with the capacity and processing power to accommodate the IT needs of their faculty, students and administrators. Vblock is therefore a great architecture for institutions of all sizes: it is cost-efficient, fast to deploy and meets the most demanding performance and storage needs.”
Baltimore City Public Schools, with 85,000 students, leverages VMware Horizon to deliver their Common Core PARCC online testing as well as in their efforts to promote Digital Equality for all of their students.
“I was very pleased as we did our first pilot of VDI for PARCC testing. The state took notice of Baltimore City, and it was a complete success.”
“Digital equality is a key strategy for Baltimore City Public Schools.”
— Dr. Kenneth Thompson, Chief Information Officer, Baltimore City Public Schools
Banca Akros decided to adopt VMware vSphere with Operations Management, implementing the system in the new infrastructure. The main objective of the adoption of VMware vSphere with Operations Management has been supporting the IT in the verification of the "health" of the virtualization platform to optimize the capacity and monitor the performance of the workload from a single point.
“From the outset, vSphere with Operations Management has proven itself invaluable for implementing VMware’s best practices to minimize risks and guarantee the functionality and efficiency of company systems”
— Davide Fanizzo, System Administrator, Banca Akros S.p.a.
BancVue is one of the fastest growing companies in the financial space. Their charter is to help credit unions and small banks compete with mega banks by providing them innovative products and services.
“One of my goals as the VP of Systems Operations in the datacenter is to have a private cloud where we are fully in control of who touches the servers, what is being administered on the servers, and able to give those results to auditors upon request.”
Virtualization has allowed BancVue to reduce its physical servers, leading to cost reductions and efficiency gains across its business. Overall, BancVue has been able to reduce its hardware footprint by ten times.
“Our environment is very heterogeneous, and other virtualization solutions we looked into, native and open source, had synch problems and time-drift between systems. Many virtualization products worked great for some operating systems but did not have the same depth and support for other operating systems.”
Banking services provider BancVue has been able to provide business agility to its community bank consumers, enabling them to better compete against the megabanks on such critical areas as customer service and end-user portals.
"We knew that we could go to VMware and get the cloud solution, as well as the virtualization solution, because virtualization was just the first step to us to become fully virtualized in a private cloud environment, with software, security like vShield and vCenter Operations Manager."
— Sunny Nair, Vice President of IT and Systems Operations
VMware has provided Banglalink with a
solution to address all its IT challenges
including provisioning, scalability, ease of
management, and has provided significant
savings in operating and capital expenses.
“We are really happy with the
performance and support we are
getting from VMware and EMC. In
managing all the virtual machines
we found the software to be user
— Mohammed Moynul Haque, Senior Manager, Operations Support
In this video, Rene Van Den Bedem, CIO Advisor at Bank Al Bilad explains how the Saudi Arabian bank worked with VMware to virtualise its tier one, two and three workloads, doubling its working capabilities and allowing it to operate with more agility and better cost efficiencies. Rene also outlines the benefits the company has seen since joining the VMware Technical Account Management Program, which has up-skilled the IT department.
Based in Beirut, Bank Audi is the leading commercial bank in Lebanon and one of the fastest growing banks in the region. With a sizable presence in Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, France, and Switzerland, Bank Audi offers a full range of products and services that cover commercial and corporate banking, retail and individual banking, on-line brokerage, private banking, and investment banking.
Danny Dagher, CIO of Bank Audi talks about the IT challenges the bank faced prior to its IT transformation project. They wanted to be able to treat IT as a business, to enable the bank to grow, but to support continued growth and a diversifying mix of customers and banking services required greater agility. Their IT transformation happened in 2 phases, phase one was infrastructure transformation via virtualization and cloud automation and phase two was expansion of their virtualization and additional automated cloud operations capabilities. IT is now able to serve as a true service broker for business initiatives and has become a revenue generating entity.
“Our service delivery model now incorporates the key strategic elements from VMware. We can run our own business more efficiently, so we can help our constituents run their businesses more efficiently, with transparency over their costs and revenues. They can now accelerate their business initiatives, from launching new products to improving productivity.”