MSC is a private shipping company, founded in 1970 it has grown rapidly to become the second largest shipping company in the world today. It operates 441 container ships transporting goods to customers around the world. When recently moving to new offices, MSC were faced with energy limitations set by the city and had to find a solution that would help them not only consume less energy but maintain the quality and efficiency their staff were used to. MSC chose VMware virtualization, this enabled them to easily set up the infrastructure required, providing an efficient and secure solution to all staff. VMware’s innovative technology has not only provided MSC with the energy efficiency they required but enabled a seamless, faster and safer solution to their end users.
"Users have really been thrilled... it is just quick and secure !"
With VMware vSphere and VMware Site Recovery Manager, Myron Steves slashed disaster recovery costs by $400,000 annually.
"With VMware virtualization, we know we can switch our business over to our backup datacenter anytime - and be up and running within a few hours. And it costs a fraction of what we paid for the third-party disaster recovery service we used before."
New College Durham
VMware offers the most mature, easy-to-use and feature packed on the market and the best fit for our needs
“We did not really consider anyone else other than VMware. The benefits of a single, integrated virtualization platform from the datacenter to the desktop were compelling.”
Newcastle College Group
“VMware View has transformed our IT infrastructure and given us the control and centralized management capabilities we needed following a number of mergers and acquisitions. We now have a reliable, secure and resilient IT infrastructure in place which provides our end users with the flexibility they need to work wherever they work best. What could have been a time intensive, expensive, IT integration project has proved quick, pain free and, most importantly of all, has proved great value for money. Not only does our IT team now have a lot more time to concentrate on strategic projects to help drive the business forward, rather than worrying about maintenance issues, but we’ve actually saved ourselves over £7 million which is quite staggering.”
Nordea Bank Polska SA
Platforma VMware vSphere 4 umożliwiła stworzenie stabilnego środowiska wirtualnego, jednocześnie przyczyniając się do odzyskania wolnego miejsca w serwerowni i ograniczenia poboru energii. Dla działu IT bardzo istotną kwestią była też wygoda tworzenia środowisk testowych i możliwość prowadzenia tzw. testów pre-live. Dzięki wirtualizacji serwerów zwiększyła się elastyczność zarządzania zasobami i uprościło zarządzanie całym środowiskiem IT. Pozytywne doświadczenia z VMware vShpere 4 skłoniły dział IT w banku Nordea do wdrożenia rozwiązania VMware View 4 służącego do wirtualizacji desktopów. Środowisko to zostało uruchomione produkcyjnie we wrześniu 2010 r.
“Wdrożenie wirtualizacji przyniosło wymierne korzyści w zakresie zarządzania, m.in. zespół odpowiedzialny wcześniej za zarządzanie sprzętem mógł zająć się innymi projektami. Co więcej, jedna konsola VMware vCenter umożliwia nam zarządzanie platformą vSphere oraz nowym środowiskiem VMware View. To daje nam możliwość rozbudowany naszej infrastruktury bez powiększania działu IT.”
Norman Regional Health System
VMware View Provides A Scalable And Flexible Desktop Environment That Simplifies Administration While Providing Health Practitioners With Better Access To Applications And Patient Data
“VMware View makes it easier for us to create and maintain a highly available and easily accessible desktop environment for the doctors and nurses at our new hospital. Taking advantage of this technology frees up our staff to do what they do best: healing patients.”
Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS)
Virtualization Enables Cash-Strapped Agency to Increase, Improve IT Services Despite Budget Cuts
“We took a 50 percent hit on our IT project budget, but leveraging VMware software to make our processes more efficient, we’ve actually been able to improve service to end users.”
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
See how Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities replaced its traditional desktop infrastructure with VMware View virtualized desktops running on thin clients.
“VMware View has delivered on its promise. Our virtualized desktops are easier to manage and faster to provision. And they are easy to use and access, which frees agency staff to do their jobs.”
Ontario Montclair School District
With Virtualization Plus Mobile, Every Ontario- Montclair Student Now has Access to Computers. Cost-Effectiveness, Manageability of VMware View Enables Sustainable Technology Foundation
“We selected VMware View technology because we believe it maximizes our ability to impact our students’ educational experience in several ways. It starts with our teachers. Our virtualized desktop environment gives our teachers a dependable, consistent technology so they can foster collaborative learning. VMware View also allowed us to get more laptops into children’s hands, and to give them more high-quality, instructional time with their computers. We know we are now doinga better job advancing our students andpreparing them for high school.”
Ottawa International Airport
Ottawa International Blazes New Trails in Virtualization Journey New Technology for a New Airport
“VMware is the mission-critical system that runs our mission-critical systems.”
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Overlake’s data center was old and in rough shape, with significant air-conditioning issues and even water leaks. Wolfgram used the data-center migration and upgrade as an opportunity to accelerate the hospital’s transition to virtualization
“Many of the users experienced a big increase in performance because their desktop workstations were so old—so a lot of administrative users are really happy with the virtual desktops. The other big satisfier is that the desktop is now available to them just like in the office wherever they are.”
PBS Engineering and Environmental
Watch how PBS Engineering and Environmental has bolstered their business continuity and mobility, and has already cut 40 percent in energy costs.
“vCenter Operations Manager gives me incredible insight into my cloud. It gives me direct drill down, in-depth information on every aspect of my virtual center."
Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Peninsula Regional Medical Center Achieves IT Innovation Through VMware Virtualization
“With VMware virtualization, we have better uptime, and our infrastructure is easier to maintain. And adopting a ‘virtualization first’ policy has allowed us to avoid having to expand our datacenter—an expansion that would have cost an unimaginable amount of money that we’d rather invest in our clinical systems and facilities.”
Implementing VMware View has enabled Persistent Systems to deploy desktop environments as managed services from its datacenter virtualization platform.
“Deploying VMware View has allowed us to slash our electricity and airconditioning costs, cut our desktop provisioning times and reduce IT staff workload while providing comparable performance to a standard PC ‘fat client’.”
“Na pewnym etapie rozwoju teleinformatycznego naszej firmy w serwerowniach zaczęło brakować miejsca. Coraz bardziej doskwierał nam również problem energetyczny, dlatego postanowiliśmy skorzystać z doświadczenia VMware i używając jego produktów przygotować środowisko wirtualne. Pomysł sprawdził się na tyle, że obecnie jesteśmy w trakcie kolejnego etapu, tym razem wirtualizacji desktopów.”
Working with a Technical Account Manager reduces turnaround times for virtualization projects and delivers cost savings by eliminating the risk of poor investment decisions.
“With the VMware TAM service, we have been able to streamline the operation of our virtual infrastructure, and establish long-term plans for its development. Our Technical Account Manager has expertise and experience which are difficult to find elsewhere, and has been a valuable and trusted partner to us.”
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
See how Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital reduced costs, improved efficiency and boosted patient care by implementing a VMware View virtualized desktop environment.
“Considering the benefits of VMware View—the efficiency, the ease of management, and the way it allows us to improve standards of care—there is no reason why any hospital should not be virtualizing its desktops.”
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.”
Red Deer College
VMware View Provides The Foundation For A Virtual Desktop Infrastructure That Makes Desktop Environments Easy To Deploy, Easy To Access, And Easy To Manage
“Since we were already using VMware technology to virtualize our servers, it just seemed like a natural progression for us to move to VMware View for our desktops. We’ve really done our due diligence, and we’re confident in our decision.”
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.”