BT Global Services
Hear Phil Richards, CTO for BT Global Services talk about their need to focus on new technology capabilities to support their customers. BT has worked closely with VMware's Advisory Services and Professional Services Team with moving away from a legacy infrastructure to a new environment. They have not only created and modified their own internal estate, but now want to have the ability to provide their customers with a ‘software as a service’ model.
“We have moved to a modern infrastructure using VCE and BT. Next step is working out how our customers can recognise return on investment and benchmark it. We can already see the curve in a graph that basically shows return on their investment with faster to market.”
VMware vSphere enabled BTPN to rapidly provision new virtual machines to meet demand. Consolidating branch IT infrastructure to a virtualized datacenter platform enables the organization to centralize management. Implementing virtualization also establishes a sound foundation for BTPN’s adoption of a private cloud.
“We were confident enough in the ability of the virtualized infrastructure to run applications that are very important to the business. Implementing VMware has also provided us with a robust foundation to move to a private cloud and adopt more efficient ways of delivering IT services to the business.”
Buffalo Public Schools
Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) is leveraging VMware technology to enable broad access to computing for their students. The “BPS Desktop” initiative not only enables access to coursework for students from their homes, but Buffalo Public Schools also worked with community centers and libraries to enable access for those students who didn’t have a computer at home as well.
"Looking to the future we see much more in the way of students being able to access their curriculum materials anytime, anywhere they are, contributing to their learning."
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
California State Agency Maximizes Cost Avoidance and Optimizes Disaster Recovery Plan Through Virtualization with VMware
“VMware virtualization has simplified and enhanced disaster recovery significantly by storing hardware configuration, firmware, operating system install and application install as data in just a few files on disk.”
California Department of Water Resources
The California Department of Water Resources has 28 departments, Including the Dept. of Water Resources. Learn how the department recently modernized their IT Infrastructure and created a new central datacenter standardizing their virtualization on products from VMware. The department recently modernized its IT infrastructure with VMware, saving $2.2M in maintenance costs: - Condensed 200+ server racks to 4 racks. - Reduced power consumption by 40% and cooling costs by 50%
California Polytechnic State University
Learn how VMware Zimbra has become a key collaboration tool for students, faculty and staff at Cal Poly State University with its easy, intuitive and web-based email, calendaring, file sharing and task management features.
“VMware Zimbra from a business value proposition is a very solid investment. The price point is very competitive, the product itself is easy to use, simple to maintain, and we see it definitely growing in our environment and integrating well with the rest of our open-source architecture”.
Camberwell Grammar School
VMware View enables Camberwell Grammar School to centralize its desktop management, reducing the time required to upgrade applications and deploy new ones
“VMware View has greatly reduced the time required to make new or upgraded applications accessible to students and staff.”
Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics
Improved Utilization Of Storage, Increased Availability With Storage vMotion And Data Recovery, And Enhanced IT And Business Agility With The Ability To Quickly Deploy Applications
“vSphere 4 has allowed our business to grow with limited time, money, and IT staff. We have successfully built and delivered an enterprise class IT infrastructure to our staff and patients, thanks to great features like vStorage Thin Provisioning, Data Recovery, Storage vMotion, and Fault Tolerance.”
Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics
VMware Infrastructure 3 Creates A Virtualization Platform That Is Easy To Implement And Easy To Manage
“VMware is so far ahead of the competition, in terms of the maturity of their product. Choosing VMware Infrastructure 3 made all the sense in the world to us.”
Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics
Campbell Clinic Builds Resilient, Storage-Rich Virtualized Infrastructure
“With thin provisioning, we don’t have to deploy the physical storage we’ll need two years from now; we can provision it as needed on the fly and save ourselves a lot of expense.”
Campbell Union School District
It’s IT organization has virtualized the district’s infrastructure—including its Microsoft Exchange servers—as a VMware vSphere environment. And by doing that, Campbell delivers IT services beyond the expected as well.
“When I discovered VMware I was blown away by the maturity of the software. Now that we are running applications like Microsoft Exchange as virtualized implementations, our environment is easier to manage and costs our district less. VMware vSphere technology is well worth the investment.”
CapGemini wanted to leverage the value of virtualization for ERP customers within its managed services line of business. After a rigorous, year-long evaluation of virtualization technologies, it decided to build a cloud-based managed services platform using VMware vSphere technology. The new platform allows Capgemini clients to reduce their ERP capitalization costs. In addition, the platform allows Capgemini to offer more stringent SLAs to clients at lower price points than is possible with traditional hosting architectures.
“Companies today are looking to become more competitive and innovative, but to also achieve sustainable cost reductions. Our VMware cloud managed services offering lets our clients achieve those objectives.”
CARCO Group, Inc.
CARCO Group, Inc. is a leader in the security industry providing investigative and security consulting services and supporting approximately ten thousand active users a day. With the implementation of VMware and NetApp they have been able to significantly reduce costs and scale their infrastructure.
“We're probably saving a half million dollars a year with the implementation of NetApp and VMware. And, for a business our size, that's a significant number.”
Cardinal Health Gets A Check-up Before Planning A Virtualized Future
“Working with VMware Professional Services has given us a head start on our upcoming virtualization projects.”
Using VMware vCloud Air, Carisbrooke Shipping has found a way to consolidate its IT infrastructure to improve management and agility, while completely reducing its reliance on physical hardware.
Casablanca INT is a leading provider of internet, data and voice services for the Czech Republic. A recently launched Public Cloud project called the ‘BIG BLUE ONE’ using VMware vCloud technologies, has enabled them to react to customer needs by providing a range of services via a public cloud for ICT, internet, on-line projects and applications. Casablanca INT now has the ability to offer customers not wanting to invest in physical hardware, the services of a public cloud. They are able to lease unlimited computing output for their applications for as long as they choose.
“When selecting our partners, we do not settle for compromises. We want to work only with the best – stable companies that are leaders in their field. Use of VMware technology, with which we have only the best past experiences, was an absolute given.”
Casablanca INT is a leading provider of internet, data and voice services for the Czech Republic. Due to the demands of an expanding business they needed to upgrade their existing email system. They needed a flexible, powerful and efficient solution. Company management began with a clear vision of the requirements – it was necessary to find an efficient solution, that could offer a wide range of auxiliary functions, that could be easily synchronized with mobile devices, and connect to other corporate systems. They chose VMware Zimbra, as it surpassed its competitors, not only in terms of functionality, but also in price.
“We searched for an e-mail solution that could satisfy our needs for advanced sharing of information and incorporation with other systems in our company. After a series of tests, we opted to use VMware Zimbra, which surpassed the competition not only in terms of functionality, but also thanks to its affordable price.”
VMware vSphere 4 Enables IT Departments To Cut Down On Hardware Cost And Rack Space, Consolidate Server Estate And Provide High Availability For Applications; All While Providing A Future-Proof Environment For Cost Effective Business Growth
“Virtualizing our server environment has transformed the way we approach IT and given us a foundation on which we can continue to develop over the coming years. Virtualizing over 90% of our server estate has delivered cost savings and reduced carbon emissions, enhanced business continuity capabilities and much more. Perhaps most importantly of all, server virtualization has made the IT department more proactive, efficient and strategic. We spend less time on day to day maintenance tasks and more time working on projects that will help support the organisation as it continues to grow and develop.”
VMware Infrastructure Delivers A Dynamic, Flexible, Cost-Effective Solution That Eliminates The Need For Costly Datacenter Upgrades And Scales To Support Growth
“If you are looking at virtualization, VMware is number one on the list of products you should consider. Our experience has been so positive we are looking at virtualizing other areas of our infrastructure. VMware has been a real success story at the CBH Group and there are no regrets about the path we have taken.”
Centaur Fund Services
VMware vSphere 4 Provides A Future-Proof Environment For Cost Effective Business Growth While VMware View 4 Provides Remote Working Capability
“As a start up business, choosing the right IT infrastructure for our business was absolutely crucial. We needed a scalable, resilient and affordable solution that would enable us to compete on a level playing field with more established competitors. We’re 100% confident we made the right choice in selecting VMware to provide our data centre and desktop technology. The remote working capabilities provided by View have given us the flexibility and responsiveness we need to deliver a fast, professional service to our clients.”