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.”
VMware Infrastructure Enables Religare To Run Multiple Virtual Machines On Blade Servers, Reducing Rack Space, Heating And Cooling Requirements, While Meeting Demand Fuelled By Business Growth
“VMware has enabled us to support 600,000 clients, including 50,000 who conduct trades on a daily basis, while giving us headroom to support growth fuelled by an expected increase in branch numbers to 500 across India.”
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.”
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."
Siam City Bank
VMware virtualization provides a dynamic, scalable and reliable infrastructure with enhanced disaster recovery to deliver mission-critical applications.
“Our priorities in deploying VMware were to improve ease of management, speed up development, support business growth, minimize our investment requirements and enhance business continuity. VMware met all of our requirements and we were particularly impressed with the ability of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager to automate our disaster recovery processes.”
Stewart & Mackertich
VMware vSphere 4 lowered power consumption, reduced the administration load, cut datacenter real estate requirements and improved infrastructure flexibility and scalability.
“VMware® provided an agile infrastructure that has empowered us to dynamically allocate resources to our online trading and other applications and storage as required, while lowering our power, cooling, storage and administration costs, and reducing our datacenter real estate needs.”
Stock Exchange of Thailand
The Stock Exchange of Thailand virtualized its testing and development platform to release new online securities trading services to market faster by adopting VMware vCloud Suite. As a result, SET has reduced development time for online services by 80% and doubled concurrent user capacity, helping it improve global competitiveness. Moreover, as a result of virtualization, the organizatoin has decreased data center energy consumption by 20% and data center space consumption by 60%.
Any downtime for our system can cause a major disruption to the market, so we chose a technology that we can trust. The features of the VMware solution, such as the ability to create high availability clusters that are safeguarded by Fault Tolerance, help our operations team to maintain the system and meet our service levels
To keep pace with rapid business growth without making a costly investment in computing hardware, SureTax engaged the Flexible Data Center Solutions platform by phoenixNAP, 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."
SVC is using VMware vSphere™ to run virtualization across two clusters. The first cluster of three servers supports about 20 virtual machines running head office applications. The second six-server cluster supports 15 virtual machines running the core banking application, which is accessed by about 1,000 staff.
“VMware has enabled us to move our entire core banking application onto a virtualized platform, improving the speed and management of our resources. It has also allowed us to create a cloud environment so that we can provide our core banking application to other banks as a managed service.”
Swedbank Cuts Costs, Ensures Continuity and Increases Agility with VMware Compelling Business Case Wins Management Support
“Swedbank undertook virtualization as a technology project that delivers profound business advantages including reduced cost, improved service levels and increased agility for the bank to respond quickly to changing market demands.”
Thiel Capital is an investment firm founded by Peter Thiel. Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, Thiel Capital provides strategic and operational support for Peter’s many investment initiatives and entrepreneurial endeavors. Related organizations include Clarium, Founders Fund, Mithril, Valar Ventures, and The Thiel Foundation.
“We use vCloud Air Disaster Recovery, and so far we have had a positive experience. VMware’s team kept in good contact before, during, and after the installation. The product was pretty straightforward, despite Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) being a new offering.”
“Working with VMware has made us a more agile business and given us the capability to react and adapt to our changing business needs. We have made huge savings across our IT estate in terms of cost avoidance and achieved ROI in a very short space of time. VMware’s server and desktop virtualization solutions have enhanced the performance and availability of our key business applications and our business continuity and disaster recovery plans and processes have been transformed. VMware will continue to play a crucial role in delivering strategic solutions to areas critical to the development of our business.”
Discover how Mid-Market organizations have transformed their Business Operations by implementing VMware solutions.
"We needed another way to get there because the business environment was changing, our customers were looking for new ways to deploy our software and we figured out how to do that on VMware."
Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems Boosts SaaS Success with Help from Savvis and VMware
“With the cloud model, I have infrastructure-on-demand. For me, that’s enabled Wall Street Systems to scale our business in a way that we would not normally have been able to do in the past.”
Washington Trust Bank
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"The nice thing about running VMware View is that all the data stays in the secure data center. It doesn’t leave the data center at all. From a security perspective, implementing VMware View was a very large step forward in securing our data from a mobility perspective."
Washington Trust Bank
See how Washington Trust Bank uses VMware Horizon with View to enable seamless mobility for all employees to serve their customers. better
"Where we really crossed over the acceptance threshold, in my mind, is when I could sit in a meeting with some of our line of business managers and hear them discussing their business strategy and their business plans around virtual desktop infrastructure."
Westpac Institutional Bank
The new virtualized infrastructure eliminates 20 individual servers and several storage devices.
We take comfort in the hardware resiliency Stratus provides, and the software resiliency of VMware
WorldPay wanted to create a completely automated environment to help customers provision infrastructure in a fast-paced environment. The company has completely overhauled its IT infrastructure. A major element of this was deploying network virtualization from VMware. Its estate is now 100% virtual.
“In finance, time to market is of the essence. Our customers rely on us being able to provide them with applications and infrastructure to support their payments in the quickest timeframe. VMware’s network virtualization has been crucial in allowing us to not just be fast, but instant.”