Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Explore how the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences uses VMware technology to virtualize its desktop and datacenter environments, providing outstanding service with a small IT staff.
“We need to implement tools that allow us to provide a high level of service with a small IT staff. Desktop virtualization lets us push applications out quickly and efficiently to transform the way students and faculty access and share information.”
McMaster University Engineers Virtualized Computer Lab
“The success of our virtualized engineering computer lab speaks for itself. Our VMware View 4 environment delivers the processing power we need to support our engineering students’ CAD and 3D simulation applications. As a virtualized environment, it is also sustainable, requiring 91 percent less power and cooling than our last traditional lab. We see VMware View 4 as an ideal model for any future computer labs.”
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina chose to implement Horizon View and has reaped cost savings and avoidance of $1,000 per user in anticipated upgrades and $1.2 million annually in operation costs. Their unique implementation has dramatically increased the efficiency of their family services case workers and enabled them to add a layer of security while in the field.
"The Horizon product has revolutionized the way we do everything. We were just notified that we won the 2013 Digital Government Achievement award for our one to one initiative; one person one device device based on VMWare."
Meridian Credit Union
Meridian Credit Union Adopts Desktop Virtualization To Strengthen Sales And Service And Contribute To Its Corporate Social Responsibility Program
“Virtualization is one of the many ways IT is aligning our work with Meridian’s strategic initiatives. As we think ahead and implement this type of business-savvy technology, we provide our employees with the right tools they need to offer superior personalized service to our Members.”
Pipe and tubular product supplier Metal One decided to implement VMware Horizon Mirage ahead of a company-wide migration project from Windows XP to Windows 7. With the VMware solution, the cost of the migration was 90% less than if it had been carried out manually, and the number of manhours associated was 65% lower. Horizon Mirage also delivered significant efficiency gains in the area of application management.
Hear Metro Health CIO Bill Lewkowski and Technology Strategist Aivars Aspite explain the benefits of VMware View and Epic as the basis of their desktop virtualization strategy. Learn how the hospital is providing physicians and clinicians secure anytime, anywhere access to the data they need to provide the best possible patient care.
"When I look at our virtualization strategy, our cloud strategy, our technology infrastructure strategy moving forward and being innovative our key vendor in all of that is VMware. They have provided the virtualization in our data center, they are providing that virtualization in our desktop environment. We really look at it as a strategic advantage. It’s a way to extend who we are, to not let it constrain our vision and our strategies, and extend out beyond our four walls at Metro."
VMware virtualization has enabled Minara Resources to ensure its employees can access a high-quality desktop environment at the Murrin mine or at other locations.
“Our users are now able to access the same desktop regardless of whether they are at our office in Perth, at our nickel mine at Murrin Murrin, or anywhere else in Australia or overseas.”
Mirae Asset Life Insurance
Access Anywhere: VMware VDI Improves Desktop Manageability. Mirae Asset Life Insurance Inc., one of major life insurance companies in KR, replaced traditional desktops with virtual desktop environment.
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 !"
Neos Ventures GmbH
IT solutions provider helps boost system performance and security for travel industry leader with vShield implementation .
“VMware’s vShield technology provides an excellent solution to the new security challenges faced by organisations, particularly as they make the move to the cloud. The successful implementation of vShield within our customer, a leading global travel industry player, has also provided us with a best practice case study for our business automation cloud strategy proposition.”
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.”
Address issues inherent in traditional virtual desktop environment with the use of VMware Horizon View and support from VMware, in efforts to establish stable operation of virtual desktops and reduce operational management burdens
With VMware Zimbra, Oxford Archaeology is able to deliver email to the entire organization while reducing the cost per user by 50%. Furthermore, employees now have improved remote access due to the organization's decision to embrace Zimbra’s web-based client in place of existing desktop email clients. A collaborative culture is slowly but steadily emerging as people recognize the benefits of improved communication and knowledge sharing.
"The price of a solution is not just about what it costs to implement it today or support it going forward, but about how it impacts other choices you might want to make in future. By prioritizing openness and multi-platform support, you will maximize your options both in terms of supporting users today, as well as investing in technologies going forward."
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’.”
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.”
“Within a short time the Prague Airport has acquired the most modern solution for its IT infrastructure. Thanks tothe deployment of virtualization and hardware modernization including the establishment of two new data warehouses the IT costs will significantly decline in the upcoming years. The goal of the infrastructure consolidation project was to achieve top quality of IT services, substantially enhance their efficiency and provide high security. We have achieved this goal through the VMware virtualization technologies and by closely coordinating the suppliers. Thanks to the virtualization solution supplied by VMware the Prague Airport will be among the world’s best in technology at least in the mid-term horizon.”
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.”