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.”
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
VMware Professional Services and ISV Alliance teams help a healthcare technology leader virtualize to control datacenter growth, deliver $3+ million ROI in just 3 years, and deliver High Availability in Tier 1 clinical applications—without missing a beat.
“Application vendors understand that this has become a standard for datacenters and it’s in their best interests if they want to stay competitive to support virtualization.”
Robust Server Virtualization with VMware Allows ParetoLogic to Build a Sustainable Expansion Strategy, Deliver Seamless Service to Customers
“We need an infrastructure that is robust, cost-effective and error-proof. Virtualizing with VMware gives us all that, and allows us room to keep growing.”
PCMS VISION BeanStore Delivers Retail Point-of- Sale Services Conveniently to Customers with VMware Virtualization
“PCMS chose VMware virtualization technologies as an optimal platform to make it easy and efficient to provide centralized POS services to retail customers conveniently in a manner that is agile, and one that can be managed effectively.”
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.”
Penn Virginia Corporation
Mid-Cap Oil and Gas Company Leverages Cloud Technology to Enable SAP Upgrade
“The key advantages [to virtualization and cloud computing] are the ability to deploy computing environments quickly, at an overall lower server cost, and with reduced technical support spend. We were very happy that Texperts and VMware were able to combine their cloud technology and services solutions as a cost effective technology to meet our project upgrade needs. It was a key factor in the success of our project.”
Peoples Bancorp Inc.
Peoples Bancorp Virtualizes Business-Critical Systems to Improve Application Availability, Reduce IT Costs and Streamline Backup
“Virtualizing mission-critical applications has enabled our IT organization to become more responsive to all of our lines of business. Even more important, it has improved the uptime of applications that impact our customers.”
Perfetti Van Melle India
VMware server virtualization freed server capacity to support longer-term growth, minimized the maintenance task and enabled resources to be allocated to applications as needed.
“Implementing VMware has enabled us to move from running large, geographically-distributed, power-hungry servers that could not meet our longer-term business requirements to a centralized, scalable datacenter infrastructure that can easily be accommodated and maintained.”
“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.”
Pinellas County Utilities
Virtualizing critical Wonderware automation solutions with confidence
“Keeping the water on is a public health and safety issue. We can’t tolerate any downtime. ... Replacing clustered failover systems with ftServers saved us a lot of money and simplified the entire operation. I’ve never looked back.”
Powerseraya Turned To VMware To Deliver An Agile Data Center With A Reduced Green Footprint.
"We were able to achieve a similar outcome using VMware virtualization as we would had we deployed physical servers. As a result, we reduced our capital expenditure by more than half the level required had we implemented the same infrastructure using physical servers."
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.”
QUAD’s Hyderabad datacentre now has two HP ProLiant 380 servers that host 10 virtual servers through VMware vSphere Advanced Edition. Storage is provided by an HP FC SAN with 3.2TB in RAID-5 configuration. Business critical SAP servers, Lotus Notes, file servers and in-house applications have been migrated to the virtual environment. Sunil notes that VMware’s vMotion, Fault Tolerance and High Availability features are invaluable in contributing to QUAD’s 100% uptime for their IT infrastructure. vMotion provides quick, seamless and efficient live migration for virtual servers. Fault Tolerance and HA minimize potential downtime from server and operating system failures. Additionally, VMware Consolidated Backup has enabled QUAD’s IT team to implement a centralized backup strategy with minimal impact on users or application availability.
“In the two years since virtualization we have not faced a single instance of unplanned downtime."
Printing Company Spreads the Word About Virtualization’s Merits
“Using VMware software on our Intel processors with Virtualization Technology (VT) enabled has allowed us to get excellent performance out of our virtual machines!”
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.”
In a short span of two years, the IT team had a profoundly positive effect on Revlon’s overall business picture, saving and avoiding more than $70.4 million dollars in expenditures. Revlon’s cloud today runs approximately 531 applications across the globe including Oracle in various flavors, Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010, making more than 15,000 automated moves a month. This helps keep pace with Revlon’s ever-expanding and diversified business, which reaches markets across 100 countries and six continents.
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.”
Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael’s College Deploys VMware vCenter SRM for Robust Recovery
“The Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery project is the most important thing we’ve done in technology in 10 years. In addition to providing the capability to run in the event of disaster, it’s moved us to a much more policy- and procedure driven technology environment.”
Santa Clara University School of Law
University Virtualizes to Simplify Server Management, Increase Agility in Offering New Services
“Our students need training that is not only academically rigorous, but also technologically advanced. Lawyers can’t practice today without using technology to research and manage their cases. With the virtual environment we’ve put in place using VMware, we can deliver a technology experience that truly helps prepare the future generation of lawyers.”