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.”
Resorts World Sentosa
Datacenter-to-the-desktop virtualization based on VMware technologies enables Resorts World Sentosa to meet its application development and system availability requirements in a cost effective, environmentally friendly fashion.
“The VMware Professional Services Organization worked particularly hard to generate accurate, comprehensive documentation, and share best practices and knowledge with us.”
Two prime examples of organizations that have gleaned huge benefits from high degrees of virtualization and aggressive cloud computing adoption.
"What this cloud ecosystem has delivered for us is our ability to say 'yes', and get more done faster, better, cheaper. The correlating effect of that is we ... deliver projects for the business, because that’s really what business alignment is. I do what they want and I give them some counsel along the way."
Rockford Public Schools
RPS Engaged VMware And Data Strategy For Its IT Strategy And Realized Many Savings: Several Hours Each Time It Implemented New Applications, Physical Server Space By Consolidating Five Racks Of Servers To Two Racks, The Ability To Easily Monitor Their Systems And Remove Computer Viruses
“We used VMware on the server side and our experience with it was great – which persuaded us to try it for desktops. VMware partnered with us and met our most important consideration in choosing a partner - understanding our best interests as a school district. VMware has proven that it cares about the quality of its products and its implementation, which allows us to build a great working relationship.”
Rockford Public Schools
Virtualization Breathes New Life into Rockford Public Schools IT Economizing Doesn’t Mean Compromising
“Many school districts today are just starting to talk about virtualization. Our experience demonstrates that VMware technology is ready today, and not just for servers. With VMware View, desktop virtualization has matured to the point where districts can embrace virtualization in that environment as well. It’s a winning solution for any school district’s enterprise architecture.”
School of Electronics and Info-Communications Technology - ITE College West
VMware virtualization has enabled the School of Electronics and Info-Communications Technology to deliver Microsoft SQL Server as the back end for several in-house applications, including the mission-critical student attendance system. It has also allowed students to learn about market-leading technologies and provided a platform to deliver virtual desktops.
“VMware has enabled us to achieve high availability for our operational servers such as SQL and web servers, and also allowed us to provision test environments at short notice.”
Explore how Seattle University improves IT Services with datacenter virtualization and VMware solutions. The university has improved the secure access and delivery of applications to both staff and students.
“In the past, deploying new applications to all the campus desktops was a week’s work for several people four times a year. Now it takes just one person a matter of hours, and we haven’t had to replace the legacy devices.”
Learn how using VMware View allowed Seattle University to virtualize their legacy campus computer devices and provide remote desktop access to students, faculty, staff and alumni.
"We wanted to find a solution that didn't require us to stay on that three-year refresh cycle to keep up with student technologies and student application needs."
Seven Corners went beyond the typical efficiency and cost-conservation benefits of cloud to build innovative business services that generate whole new revenues.
"If you're in a privately held SMB, your goal is to identify a problem or an opportunity, categorize what it would cost to resolve it or achieve it, and show the return on investment (ROI). If you communicate that in a passionate, effective way with the ownership and the executive group, you come out of the room with authority to move forward."
Sinar Mas Land
VMware virtualization enables Sinar Mas Land to consolidate the operations of two merged commercial property businesses while providing a datacenter-to-the-desktop platform to support planned expansion.
“Thanks to VMware, our IT team is now equipped to support the business units as they look at expanding into new markets and geographies.”
VMware vSphere 4 and VMware View 4 provide datacenter-to-the-desktop virtualization. This enables virtual machines to be provisioned quickly and cost-effectively to meet business needs and desktops to be hosted and managed in the datacenter.
“Deploying VMware View will enable us to reduce our desktop total cost of ownership by up to 50 per cent while enabling us to deliver and administer user standard operating environments from the datacenter and boost business continuity.”
In this video, we hear from Sam Routledge, Solutions Director at Softcat, about how the solutions provider and reseller has been enabling its customers to move towards private and hybrid cloud and the Software-Defined Data Center with VMware.
"We work with VMware because they are really the standard in infrastructure virtualization. We had really really good times with them over the years. Our customers think it’s fantastic, the products rock solid, rarely any issues & by and large our customers just want to do more with VMware and with virtualization which is obviously great for us."
Somerset School District
K-12 education has changed dramatically in recent years. According to Sara Eichten, principal at Somerset Middle School in Wisconsin, “The Common Core State Standards have drastically changed what we need to be doing with our students in both English language arts and mathematics, as well as focusing on disciplinary literacy in science, social studies, and other related arts classes.” So in May 2013 when Somerset School District was selected to participate in a pilot program to test the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) platform to meet the requirements of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, it looked to VMware for help. VMware® Horizon View™ helped ease the deployment of the rigorous testing platform and deliver a seamless user experience to students.
"With VMware Horizon View, we didn’t experience any technical issues when we did the [Smarter Balanced] pilot. People were concerned about audio sound quality, videos, mouse movements—those things that are critical in high-stakes testing—but we saw no performance issues whatsoever in our environment. The virtual environment performed the way we expected it to, and we’re very happy with the results.”
Southeast Financial Credit Union
Southeast Financial Credit Union has a highly manageable, user-friendly desktop environment that delivers business critical applications to 170 branch employees. The VMware View platform is secure: If users make alterations to their desktops, or in the event of a virus infection, Southeast Financial can delete the compromised desktop and quickly provision a new virtual desktop.
“Our VMware desktop virtualization solution is more stable and easier to manage than our old virtualization environment—yet requires less RAM, which saved our firm $12,000.00. We’re also spending far less time diagnosing and troubleshooting our desktop systems, which means we have more time to deliver value to the business.”
SSOE Group is an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management firm with 1200 employees located in 29 offices across 7 countries. SSOE leverages the best talent that they have to complete client projects no matter where that talent is located and this requires global collaboration in a 3D environment. SSOE selected a solution utilizing VMware Horizon View, Cisco, and NVIDIA to deliver the 3D graphics performance required from applications such as Autodesk Revit to complete projects in a virtualized desktop environment.
"I’d absolutely recommend the Cisco Invidia VMware Horizon View solution to other companies who are using graphically intensive applications. It's the best of all possible worlds. With Cisco you're getting the hardware, reliability, performance, price point. With Invidia, the graphics acceleration, simply unmatched in a solution like this. And obviously VMware Horizon View is producing the capability for me to get a global work force collaborating in one location, using disparate people from anywhere."
Collaboration with talent around the world is one of SSOE Group’s central business models. Horizon View enables employees and authorized contractors—from Toledo and Tennessee to Mumbai, Shanghai, and Singapore—to securely work together on graphically intense, centralized designs and 3D models. The solution brings everyone together virtually, increasing efficiency while protecting client and SSOE intellectual property.
St Edmund’s College
St Edmund’s College needed to increase the efficiency and reliability of its IT estate, while enabling a new BYOD solution for pupils and teachers within the school. Using VMware software, the school has virtualized 95% of its servers and 70% of its desktop PCs, providing a new, central platform for managing IT.
“We’re really excited by what VMware’s technology has brought to St Edmund’s College. By giving pupils the opportunity to use their own devices, the children have become much more engaged within lessons and are able to experience new ways of working. Being able to access the school network from home or within the boarding houses is also allowing them to become more efficient and independent learners. Alongside this, we’ve also seen some significant cost and environmental savings for the school through increased energy efficiency and reduced maintenance costs.”