City of Fairfield
City of Fairfield virtualized business-critical applications with VMware to more efficiently deliver crucial City services
"Number one, in city government, our IT infrastructure continues to grow as people are laid off and departments want to automate more and more processes, which is the right way to go. The IT staff remains the same, but the infrastructure, the data, and the support continues to grow. So I'm trying to implement infrastructure that grows smarter, so we donâ€™t have to work harder, but work smarter, so that we can do a lot more with less."
City of Melrose
The City of Melrose uses vCloud Hybrid Service for backup, offloading test and development environments as well as creating new revenue streams.
â€śThe difference between the vCloud Hybrid Service and a lot of the other providers that we looked at was the ability to move workloads around back and forth to and from the Cloud. The other providers simply didn't give us that capability."
City of Melrose
Melrose IT leaders are reducing their total costs of supporting applications by embracing hybrid cloud computing built on VMware to become a specialized managed-services provider.
"Itâ€™s not that big of a stretch to get to that point where you say, 'I can do this for another city or town.' That was actually the thought process several years ago, as we started to do our own internal consolidation. The idea was that if we do it for ourselves, why canâ€™t we do it for others."
City of North Myrtle Beach
Beach uses VMware View to Provide Mobile Staff with Powerful Data Access using Virtual Desktops
â€śVirtualization using VMware software has been key to our ability to tackle new initiatives. From server consolidation and virtual desktops to disaster recovery, we continue to enhance our services and improve efficiency.â€ť
City of Pitt Meadows
City of Pitt Meadows Implements Disaster Recovery Strategy with Help from Local Systems Integrator Sudden Technologies
â€śThe citizens of Pitt Meadows can sleep easy knowing that the Cityâ€™s data holdings are robustand recoverable. Itâ€™s rewarding to show real, tangible value from our investment in VMware and NetApp technologies.â€ť
City Of Pittsburgh
The City of Pittsburghâ€™s City Information Systems Department deployed VMware desktop virtualization and server consolidation solutions to support its nearly 3,000 users ranging from public safety, police, and fire to the various branches of local government including the Mayorâ€™s Office, the City Council, and Controllerâ€™s Office.
City Of Pittsburgh
Learn how City of Pittsburgh's City Information Systems (CIS) department is using VMware View desktop virtualization software to provide employees with anytime, anywhere access to data and applications.
"Our users love VMware View - they ask for the product by name."
City of Ventura
Learn how the City of Ventura relies on VMware Zimbra to help maintain uninterrupted critical city services, connecting city employees with their email, contacts, files, calendars and other enterprise systems all in one user interface.
â€śSince deploying VMware Zimbra my staff are pretty happy, because they don't have to go to desktops anymoreâ€¦They can do an upgrade, they can train, everything through the web. So it's just, it's just a lot easier for themâ€¦ Iâ€™d recommend it, because I think it offers the best cloud model that, that's out there right nowâ€ť.
Clal Insurance Holdings
"The server farm has become 100% virtual. All the Windows or Linux based servers run on VMware vSphere. We have 500 virtual servers. Actually, for all intents and purposes, I have a private cloud here."
When I am asked â€śWhy VMware?â€ť the answer is clear. In every test that weâ€™ve made the other solutions were fighting yesterdayâ€™s battles. Itâ€™s like comparing the space shuttle to a racing car, even if the racing car is the best possible. The wealth of tools, the ease of management, the integration with the world of storage, and the advantage of the DR give me the ability to do everything better, cheaper, and more long lastingly. In my opinion we saved more than 50% as compared to physical servers and software.
Clal Insurance Holdings
Clal's rapid adoption of server virtualization enabled desktop virtualization that has spawned cloud and mobile computing benefits, clearly illustrating the multiplier effect of value and capabilities from such IT transformation efforts.
"We consider what we've done a private cloud. We're actually looking into ways of going into a hybrid cloud and pushing some of our systems to the public cloud in order to control the hybrid one â€¦ The plan is that by the end of next year, all of our employees could be working on VMware View. The ability to give the user the same experience on each device that he works on is priceless."
Clarion is a law firm based in Leeds in the United Kingdom. They understand what their clients want and make sure their services are tailored specifically to their requirements. Clarion are also very passionate about new, exciting products and services in the evolving IT landscape. vSphere is the foundation of Clarions growing IT infrastructure and provides them with the tools they need to meet the dynamic requirements of the business. New services and systems can now be deployed within minutes, whereas typically this would have taken several months to complete. This has given the business significant cost savings in terms of hardware maintenance, power & cooling. They also now have the capabilities of moving parts of the infrastructure easily into a private cloud which enables further resilience to the infrastructure moving forward. Next steps for the company are to use VMware Horizon Workspace to create a secure controlled environment for employees and clients to access, edit and send legal documents across the world and more importantly from any device. They will enable them to share large volumes of legal files in a highly secure manner, both internally and externally.
"Horizon workspace will give us back time. And chargeable time is essentially how lawyers make money."
ClearSaleing Advanced Advertising Analytics Lets Customers Measure Their Advertising ROI with Its SaaS and Cloud-Based Tools
â€śScalable and highly available cloud-based infrastructure is a necessity for our business to succeed. Partnering with VMware and Hosting.com to build and deploy solutions for our customers provides us with the flexibility we can rely on to meet rapidly changing infrastructure needs. With solutions designed for the VMware virtual platform and resources managed from Hosting.comâ€™s public cloud infrastructure, we can rapidly provision our service and scale resources up and down based on individual customersâ€™ seasonal or peak campaign needs.â€ť
Discover how The Cleveland Indians plan to transform IT operations by adopting mobility and hybrid cloud strategies.
"My vision for mobility is, I donâ€™t want users to have to depend on a laptop. I want to give users who are carrying a brick and mortar laptop device today, an iPad, or a Droid or some sort of tablet to take out of the building with them"
Cloud Management Customers - Montage
Learn how VMware vCloud customers like Columbia Sportswear, Catholic Health Initiatives, MicroStrategy and ABM Industries are using VMware cloud management solutions to efficiently provision virtual machines, improve performance and reliability within their IT environment, comply with industry-specific standards such as HIPAA, and report accurately the costs of processing IT requests within the organization.
Cloudera ensures data availability and reliability with VMware vFabric Hyperic Cloudera is a technology start-up that provides enterprise-level products and services to users of Apache Hadoop, the popular open source implementation of MapReduce, a tool designed for in-depth analysis of very large data sets.
â€śIf we didnâ€™t have a monitoring tool like Hyperic, our engineers would most likely be the ones to tell us when a machine is down and that would mean significant changes to our uptime. We would go from the 4-9s that we get with Hyperic to 2-9s or even 1-9, depending on how long it took our engineers to tell us about issues.â€ť
CloudOne delivers IBM Rational development tools in the cloud using an elastic, highly scalable, and economical SaaS model, powered by VMware.
"At McDonald's we focus on what we do best - we are not in the IT business. We needed a Rational solution for development that was flexible and elastic; on that could manage the peak times, and the valleys where we do little development. By using CloudOne's Rational SaaS (Software as a Service) solution, we were able to easily adjust to varying demands; we didn't need to buy additional expensive tooling."
CMBI (Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics)
With the High Performance Computing cloud platform offers CMBI the flexibility to get started quickly calculating protein structures and scaling up indefinitely. Additional computing power is simple and immediately available. This saves the CMBI much time and money.
â€śFive years ago we would have needed servers across Europe for our calculations, but now this cloud platform suits our needs very wellâ€ť.
VMware virtualization enabled CMI FPE to provide a robust, resilient infrastructure to run business-critical applications such as SAP ECC6 while lowering costs and supporting growth.
â€śVMware vSphere 4 has enabled us to almost triple the performance of our SAP application and eliminate the performance degradation we experienced when a physical server in our SAP cluster failed.â€ť
Columbia Memorial Hospital
VMware View provides a desktop virtualization solution that delivers applications more effectively while simplifying administration and reducing costs
â€śWhen I came on board as CIO, desktop virtualization was one of the major projects that we needed to implementâ€”and so far our use of VMware View has been very, very successful within our organization.â€ť
Columbia Memorial Hospital
Healthcare providers get 24/7 uptime with Stratus
â€śWe were quick to recognize that Medical Grade ftServer systems offered the reliability, simple operation and VMware support necessary to underpin a private cloud model for EHRs.â€ť