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 infrastru
“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.”
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.”
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."
Servier Hungária Kft.
Az üzleti igények gyorsabb és rugalmasabb kiszolgálása, a szerverkörnyezet költséghatékonyabb működtetése, a hardver- és szoftverberuházási költségek csökkentése érdekében a Servier Hungária IT-menedzsere 2009-ben szervervirtualizációs és -konszolidációs projekt megvalósítását javasolta, amelyet a cég vezetői, az elérhető előnyöket értékelve, jóváhagytak.A VMware alapú virtualizált szerverkörnyezetben a Servier Hungária IT-csapata összehasonlíthatatlanul jobban gazdálkodhat az erőforrásokkal, dinamikusan és rugalmasan oszthatja el a terhelést, és a karbantartást is elvégezheti munkaidőben, a szolgáltatások szüneteltetése nélkül.
“Our VMware based virtual server environment is not just more flexible and cost-effective, but also a lot more reliable and stable than an infrastructure built on dedicated servers. For users who are not familiar with the concept of virtualization, this may sound like a contradition at first, but practice has clearly delivered proof of its viability.”
The Answer Is Simple For Simplot Australia: Embrace Virtualization
"In some cases, we found that once we migrated machines to the VMware platform, they actually ran better virtually than they did on their old physical hardware platform. I think that says a lot about VMware solutions and their ability to really take advantage of Intel's latest processors."
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.”
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.”
“Southwest Airlines is the customer service champ in the industry. Taking excellent care of our customers is just as important as filling our planes with fuel. It’s really what makes us go. So as we are taking a look and trying to be what travelers want in an airline, and we are constantly looking for ways to improve Southwest Airlines and make it better for our customers, that's really where virtualization and IT as a service comes into play.”
St. Francis Health–Mooresville Surgery Center
With VMware Private Cloud Hosted by Solutions Healthcare, St. Francis Mooresville Drives Cost Efficiencies of Business-Critical Billing Application
“A VMware virtual cloud was an easy decision. Not only did it eliminate any up-front hardware capital costs, it also gave us more horsepower, redundancy and data security.”
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.”
State of Ohio
Ohio Is Turning Upside-Down IT Spending Right-Side Up
Law Firm Stewart McKelvey Virtualizes to Cut Costs, Improve Service VMware Solution Raises Agility of Six Regional Offices
“Stewart McKelvey is an industry leader; ‘Virtualizing’ with VMware ensures the IT network infrastructure supports our Service First objectives.”
Stock Exchange of Thailand
The Stock Exchange of Thailand virtualized its testing and development platform to release new online securities trading services to market faster by adopting VMware vCloud Suite. As a result, SET has reduced development time for online services by 80% and doubled concurrent user capacity, helping it improve global competitiveness. Moreover, as a result of virtualization, the organizatoin has decreased data center energy consumption by 20% and data center space consumption by 60%.
Any downtime for our system can cause a major disruption to the market, so we chose a technology that we can trust. The features of the VMware solution, such as the ability to create high availability clusters that are safeguarded by Fault Tolerance, help our operations team to maintain the system and meet our service levels
Sunrise Senior Living
VMware Helps Sunrise Senior Living Reduce Service Desk Call Center Volume By More Than 50 Percent
“Since virtualizing Citrix, our service desk call volume has decreased by over 50 percent, from about 13,000 calls per month to 6,000. VMware virtualization was instrumental in driving down the number of issues we get on a daily basis and, therefore, the number of calls.”