Unlike most cities the management structure of the City of Hattingen is decentralized and distributed over ten locations. Since all locations are connected to a common LAN a stable and reliable IT infrastructure is essential. Since 2008 the City of Hattingen uses VMware vSphere. The next step was an overhaul of their IT in terms of their desktop management in order to make processes more efficient.
"With VMware Horizon View we now fully benefit from the virtual desktop infrastructure for the simplification of our desktop management."
Jürgen Urbanski, Cloud-Cheftechnologe bei T-Systems, spricht über die strategische Partnerschaft von VMware und T-Systems. Mit den von T-Systems angebotenen, zertifizierten VMware vCloud Datacenter Services können Unternehmen nunmehr ihre internen IT-Ressourcen einfach und schnell mit den Cloud-Kapazitäten von T-Systems erweitern – ohne, dass vorher getätigte Investitionen hinfällig werden oder fixe Kosten entstehen.
"Das VMware-Portfolio an Cloud-Infrastruktur- und zugehörigen Verwaltungslösungen, seine Cloud-Anwendungsplattform und Anwenderlösungen ermöglichen es T-Systems, ihren Kunden sichere und verlässliche Cloud-Services anzubieten, die deutschen Sicherheits- und Compliance-Regeln entsprechen."
Die Thomas-Krenn.AG betreibt Europas führenden Online-Shop für Server, Serverlösungen und Qualitäts-Hosting und ist seit ihrer Gründung im Jahr 2002 beständig auf Wachstumskurs. Für über 13.000 Kunden in 20 europäischen Ländern ist die Thomas-Krenn.AG ein verlässlicher Partner für flexible, individuelle IT-Lösungen. Diese Erfolgsgeschichte kommt nicht von ungefähr. Hohe technische Kompetenz der Mitarbeiter, eine bodenständige Unternehmenskultur und ein genaues Gespür für langfristige IT-Trends sind in den Genen des Unternehmens verankert. Die Thomas-Krenn.AG konsolidiert ihre Mitarbeiter-Clients mit VMware Horizon View. Von den Erfahrungen profi tieren auch die Kunden des Unternehmens.
„Die virtuellen Desktops mit VMware Horizon View haben auch die kritischen Geister unter unseren IT-Spezialisten positiv überrascht. Unsere Administratoren werden von Routineaufgaben entlastet und können sich so neuen Projekten widmen.”
Die Thomas-Krenn.AG konsolidiert ihre Mitarbeiter-Clients mit VMware Horizon View. Von den Erfahrungen profitieren auch die Kunden des Unternehmens.
Die Einführung von VMware hat bei unseren Mitarbeitern zur Performance-Steigerung geführt und den Administrationsaufwand in der IT-Abteilung um ca. 50 Prozent reduziert.
University of Koeln
Das universitätseigene „Regionale Rechenzentrum Köln“ virtualisiert seit 2005 seine Server mit VMware-Produkten. Damit kann es schneller und fl exibler auf die Wünsche von Forschern und Studenten eingehen und behält die Kosten im Griff .
“Dank VMware vSphere kann unser Rechenzentrum solide Kapazitätsplanung betreiben, ohne die Freiheit der Wissenschaftler bei Forschung und Lehre einzuschränken. Arbeitsgruppen und Institute bekommen benötigte Server in der erforderlichen Ausstattung sofort, ein langwieriger Beschaffungsprozess für Hardware entfällt. Und das Rechenzentrum baut keine Überkapazitäten auf.”
ADAC e.V., Europe’s Largest Automobile Insurance Association Completes Desktop Migration. With VMware Mirage it migrated 2,400 existing desktop PCs, including user installed applications, files, and profiles to new laptops in a time constrained, three week timeframe.
“With Mirage we had exactly the same IT environment on the PC, but were able to migrate over everything that made that desktop personal to our users... IT was able to separate the IT images on the desktop PCs from the user space — applications, files, and personalization. ”
Beiersdorf Shared Services
From head to toe – Beiersdorf is virtualising its global server environment using VMware’s vCloud Suite
Beiersdorf Shared Services (BSS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG and as a partner of Beiersdorf, BSS shares its expertise with the entire Group. In particular, the BSS operates the entire IT and accounting of the company. In order to respond more quickly to requests from its parent company, the BSS decided to virtualize the entire server landscape at its headquarters in Hamburg and at 80 locations around the world. The biggest challenge was the virtualization of business-critical applications. Today, however, the BSS is able to reduce costs and speed up processes.
“IT is nowadays resulting in costs savings for us since a large number of processes can be accelerated. Investment in IT is enabling us to respond to business queries and to our competitors’ projects within one to two days – and not within four to six weeks as in the past.”
Deutsche Telekom MNC realised it needed a software based solution for an improved Service Quality Management in order to ensure transparency in operator’s performance and provide high visibility for customers. They therefore decided to implement a system based on VMware’s IT Business Management Suite (ITBM).
“Our goals – higher efficiency and web-based reporting portal – could fully be reached with the implementation of VMware ITBM.”
The Flexible Cloud-Based Workplace
Telecommunication providers face an increasing need to enter new markets in order to remain competitive. The Deutsche Telekom Germany has set itself the goal to act as a more powerful IT provider for small and medium-sized businesses. With VMware, as a long-term technology partner, has helped to develop an innovative cloud workplace solution for medium-sized enterprises. Managed Workplace is based on VMware Horizon DaaS and allows employees to quickly and easily work in a familiar environment and access to corporate data. The new collaboration was not only an innovative workplace solutions to be put on the market, but also the partnership with VMware are increasingly strengthened - for both companies a win-win situation.
“For many clients, we are already the logical, on-site partner for voice communication. This is precisely what we wish to achieve for the IT sector and consequently, for cloud services. Unlike our competitors, we accept end-to-end responsibility for all of our products. We provide the applications, run them in highly secure, ISO-certified data centres in Germany, and handle service and invoicing. Furthermore, we provide our customers with the desired network connection upon request.”
The Flexible Cloud-Based Workplace
With 143 million mobile telephone customers, 31 million landline customers and more than 17 million broadband connections, Deutsche Telekom is one of the leading telecommunications companies worldwide. The company has been active in innovation and growth areas for years – especially in the IT sector. Thanks to cooperation with technology partner VMware, the Managed Workplace service was launched at the beginning of the year – with the clear goal of entrenching the subsidiary company, Telekom Deutschland GmbH, as a more powerful IT provider for small and medium-sized businesses.
“With the partnership between Telekom and VMware we have succeeded in launching our workplace model Managed Workplace on the market in a very short time.”
Fujitsu TDS GmbH
Market advantage through virtualization
As a complete IT service provider and SAP system consultant, Fujitsu TDS GmbH, a subsidiary of the Fujitsu Group, offers medium-sized and large companies a wide variety of data centre services. In addition to IT outsourcing and application management, the focus of their services is on SAP. This includes certified SAP consulting and SAP hosting as well as SAP-based industry solutions and templates, and in-memory computing with SAP HANA. The portfolio also includes private cloud services, which Fujitsu provides from their own highly secure data centres in Germany. Well-known customers in the automotive, retail and processing industries, as well as banks and insurance companies, rely on its independent, competent support. Fujitsu manages the specific quality and security requirements of a variety of industries thanks to continuous further development. Its great capacity for implementation and its optimum results are based on the high qualifications of its IT consultants. To provide our customers with an optimum SAP infrastructure, it's essential that, in terms of technology, we always stay a step ahead of the competition. For this reason Fujitsu counted on virtualisation of SAP Sybase ASE with VMware vSphere.
"To provide our customers with an optimum SAP infrastructure, it's essential that, in terms of technology, we always stay a step ahead of the competition. With SAP virtualisation with VMware, that's exactly what we've done."
Lufthansa systems provide IT for the airline & aviation industry, based in Frankfurt, they employ over 3,000 people based in 14 countries. They needed to develop a system to distribute mapping data to pilots across the globe. Flight charts are only current for 4 weeks and pilots are only given 10 days to download updates. It needed to be scalable to cope with huge peaks in demand of up to 800MB of data being downloaded by over 7,000 pilots at the same time. A VMware Hybrid Cloud solution enables them to utilise a public cloud solution with their existing private cloud, increasing scalability & agility while ensuring data security. It was the only solution to provide the capacity to handle peaks in traffic avoiding latency issues
"VMware enables us to use the capabilities and scalabilities of a Public Cloud Provider and at the same time ensuring data security and integrity.”
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.”
Claus-Henning Cappell, Program Lead for Strategic Innovation at SAP Global IT, and Petra Bernhoff, Global Program Manager Virtualization and Cloud Management at SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG outline the successful partnership between SAP and VMware. They also introduce SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management 1.0 which integrates into VMware Management Tools.
"I think we have a very good strategic partnership between VMware and SAP. In this partnership we have been able to rethink everything that is essential to the cloud. As a result we have a very deep integration between SAP and VMware's way of managing our infrastructure."
SAP partners with VMware to transform their businesses with software-defined architectures and solutions. Video from Keynote at VMworld Europe 2014 in Barcelona.