TELUS Communications Company
From Legacy Applications To Cloud Services: Virtualization Helps TELUS Build Secure, Reliable, Infrastructure And Desktop Services For Internal And External Customers
“As a large organization that provides information and communication solutions to Canadian businesses, cost, performance, and reliability are key factors in how we deliver products to our customers. Virtualization is an enabler to do that.”
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.”
Eanes Independent School District
VMware View Provides A Platform For Desktop Virtualization That Helps School Districts Reduce Costs Of Desktop Environment
“VMware View extends the life of the technology we already have, so that our students aren’t negatively impacted by the ups and downs of the economy and educational budget cycles.”
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.”
“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.”
Insurance Giant Discovers A Unique And Trusted Partnership With Their VMware Technical Account Manager (TAM)
“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.”
VMware View With VMware ESX 3.5 Centralizes User Desktop Environments To A Virtual Server Cluster Hosted In The Datacenter, Enhancing Security And Enabling Patching And Upgrading From A Master Image. The Virtual Servers Are Also Managed From A Central Console.
“VMware View enables us to secure our corporate and customer information while patching and updating our user desktop environments from a master image hosted in our datacenter. This is giving us peace of mind and greatly reducing our desktop management task.”
FICO Controls Costs, Boosts Flexibility With VMware Virtualization Technology
"With capabilities like virtualization and cloud computing in our toolbox, we’re improving performance for both client and staff, and building a stronger IT infrastructure for the future."
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.”
City of Boston
Use VMware Infrastructure And VMware View To Save Money, Time And Energy
“We sometimes walk people through our datacenter, show them all the empty racks, and say, ‘This is what virtualization has done for us.’ Before we started using VMware Infrastructure, those racks were full. It’s a powerful way of making the point that that you don’t need to buy a server every time you need one. Instead, you can license VMware for a robust infrastructure of virtual machines that give you as much or more computing power as physical servers.”
Centrally Manage Desktops And Provide Users With Desktop Access Anytime, Anywhere, On Demand
“AGAR prides itself on using the best technology available to service our customers as well as separate us from our competitors. VMware View has enabled us to improve user productivity by increasing the availability of our desktops. In addition, it has enhanced network security, simplified management and lowered costs. We are thrilled with the product and highly recommend VMware View to businesses of all sizes."
St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
Use vSphere And VMware View As The Foundation For Two Internal Cloud Environments—One For Servers, The Other For PCs And Thin Clients—That Save Money, Time, Power, And Above All, Improve Patient Care
“VMware technology is one of the major ways that we’re achieving the cloud and the whole shared-services model. It lets us not only deliver IT service to clinicians and business units effectively and economically, but, as we mature in our cloud environment, we can potentially offer our services to other healthcare providers and hospitals.”
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.”
Insurance.Com Engaged Champion To Phase In A VMware Solution That Drastically Reduced Their Costs By Reducing Server Sprawl, Increasing CPU Utilization, And Increasing Efficiency By Eliminating Much Of The Time Needed To Reboot Machines And Test Applications
“Offering real-time insurance rate quotes from 15 companies to 46 states requires our computer systems to be up 99.99% of the year. Meeting those requirements takes a lot of discipline; VMware virtualization simplifies that.”
VMware Technology Streamlines IT Administration, Reducing Overall Costs While Increasing Business Agility
“Right now, we are about 75 percent virtualized for all the servers in North America. This makes our IT infrastructure much easier to manage. The amount of time we spend managing the virtual machines is about a quarter of the time compared to what we’d spend managing physical servers.”
Amway Uses VMware Infrastructure To Consolidate Hosts While Improving The Reliability And Manageability Of Its Technology Infrastructure, Both At Its Headquarters And Remote Offices Worldwide
“Besides server consolidation, I think the biggest advantage we get from VMware technology is in the area of disaster recovery. About two years ago we made a strategic decision to virtualize everything on our disaster-recovery source list, for instance, Tier 1 applications like EMC Documentum. We’ve identified virtualization as the key enabler to protect our most important applications.”
VMware Virtualization Enables Centralized Management Of Servers And Desktops While Delivering A Dynamic, Responsive Infrastructure
“We have successfully brought our recovery time objective down from four hours to a few minutes, thanks to the ability to quickly bring up a new virtual machine in the event of a problem.”
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.”
Stad & Esch
Desktop virtualization based on VMware View offers Stad & Esch the ability to offer Windows applications centrally. This simplifies the management, installation and updates of applications. Moreover, it is easy to adapt server capacity and memory settings for frequently used applications or concurrent use by large groups of students. By deploying VMware View Stad & Esch enhanced the performance of the desktop environment and the management efforts have decreased. This leads to an optimal user experience for students and teachers.
“Desktopvirtualisatie biedt onze organisatie, leerlingen en docenten veel voordelen. Met VMware View bieden we leerlingen nu ook de Windows-omgeving centraal aan. Hierdoor is de beheersbaarheid verbeterd en het gebruiksgemak toegenomen. Installaties en updates doen we centraal, waardoor leerlingen altijd met de nieuwste versies werken en de performance op peil blijft.”
ASVZ heeft een grote groep ambulante medewerkers die bij de cliënt thuis toegang tot de applicaties moeten hebben, maar ook artsen die overal toegang tot de gegevens van cliënten moeten hebben. Dankzij desktopvirtualisatie van VMware met tweeweg-authenticatie hebben medewerkers overal toegang tot hun virtuele desktop. Hiermee heeft ASVZ het "any place, any time" en bijna "any device" gerealiseerd.
"Samen met onze partner hebben we binnen tien weken een productierijpe virtuele desktop omgeving opgezet. We hebben een zogenaamde ‘golden image’ ontwikkeld voor distributie en authenticatie. Hierdoor hebben medewerkers via hun desktop snel en veilig toegang tot de applicaties die zij voor hun werk nodig hebben."