The Numbers Look Good To AICPA
“Using VMware and Intel technology to virtualize our data center has been a huge success. We’re increasing our CPU utilization, decreasing our power and cooling costs, and using fewer staff hours to manage our IT infrastructure.”
Alabama Department of Transportation
Alabama Department of Transportation Puts the Brakes on Decentralized IT Four key IT initi ati ves are enabled by virtualizati on technology.
“We want to virtualize every resource that we can, so we can have centralized management of those resources.”
Aledo Independent School District (ISD)
Aledo ISD Controls Expansion Costs, Delivers High-Quality Education through Desktop, Datacenter Virtualization. Cost Savings Return Vital Funds to School Coffers
“The more money we can save on the IT side, the more money goes into educating these kids. That’s why we’re here. VMware datacenter and desktop virtualization solutions enable us to slash costs, accommodate district growth, and deliver outstanding customer service to students, faculty and administrators—all without increasing the size of our IT staff.”
Aledo Independent School District (ISD)
For years, the IT team at Aledo Independent School District (ISD) managed thousands of standalone desktops across multiple campuses, laboriously updating software on a machine-by-machine basis. By virtualizing approximately 75 percent of its machines on the VMware® Horizon View™ virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), the district has vastly simplified IT management and streamlined online test administration while enhancing the end user’s experience.
"I would go into a computer lab, install software on 30 machines, connect to the server 30 times, and so on,” she says. “Then every summer, we’d send out a whole crew of IT folks to go computer by computer, cleaning up machines and doing general maintenance. It was incredibly time-consuming."
All for One Steeb AG
Challenges: Multi-site private cloud for SAP systems and many other services. Expansion of an attractive cloud-based service portfolio. Solution: SAP systems running in vCloud. Managed Mail as SaaS. IaaS and SaaS on pay-per-use basis using Chargeback. Results: Higher availability and shorter maintenance windows on SAP systems. New flexible services such as Managed Mail. IaaS offers for customers. Further reduction in resource usage. Attractive pay-per-use billing models.
“For All for One Steeb, vCloud is the best way to continuously improve service quality while also offering attractive SaaS and IaaS plans to our medium-sized business customers. This led us to select an end-to-end private cloud infrastructure in our data centers.”
Allianz Global Assistance
Allianz Global Assistance
“We did a proof-of-concept on VMware View and it was very well received. Our users said VMware was much more user friendly than other desktop virtualization technologies, and their positive feedback was a key reason for choosing VMware.” - Luc Derix Chief Information Officer Allianz Global Assistance
VMware Technology Creates A Virtual Infrastructure That Simplifies IT Administration And Increases Availability And Redundancy Of Core Applications
“Like most companies, we started with virtualization as a way to eliminate server sprawl and get better utilization out of our servers. Now, our VMware and Intel based virtualization solution is playing a serious role in our disaster recovery discussions.”
Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
The University of Bologna has chosen VMware to create state-of-the-art teaching laboratories equipped with Samsung ThinClient, with ThinApp and VMware View 5 based on Cloud infrastructure managed by vSphere 5
"At the software selection stage we looked at Citrix and other open-source offers, but the VMware solution turned out to be the best in terms of cost, efficiency and simplicity of infrastructure."
VMware Professional Services Provided Product Expertise, Hands-On Assistance And Technical Knowledge To Help Alstom Upgrade To vSphere 4 Quickly, Around The Globe
“With VMware vSphere, our IT organization is now delivering a much higher level of service to the entire global enterprise – and we wouldn’t have gotten to this point so quickly or efficiently if it hadn’t been for VMware Professional Services.”
Discover why Amdocs chose VMware's Horizon Mirage to manage images across their various offices quickly and efficiently, reducing the burden on their support staff and significantly increasing their compliance with security concerns.
"People were excited about it, being able to tell a customer hey, I got this new backup program and I need to restore something, what do I do, you simply go into Windows Explorer or go to your desktop, right-click on the file folders that you'd like to restore, select the Horizon Mirage client menu, the restore menu, and select the version you want to restore. Point and click and you're done, it's that easy."
American Tire Distributors
Business Agility Becomes Reality at American Tire Distributors With Help from House of Brick, Oracle E-Business Suite Application and Oracle RAC Now Run Under VMware for Dynamic Scaling of Enterprise Applications
“VMware technology helps us, as a business, support business growth. It has helped us evolve our IT infrastructure so that we can provide more dynamic computing. It has also enabled us to truly ‘think outside the box’ and find ways to deliver computing resources that drive the most value to our company’s bottom line.”
Amway Uses VMware Infrastructure To Consolidate Hosts While Improving The Reliability And Manageability Of Its Technology Infrastructure, Both At Its Headquarters And Remote Offices Worldwide
“Besides server consolidation, I think the biggest advantage we get from VMware technology is in the area of disaster recovery. About two years ago we made a strategic decision to virtualize everything on our disaster-recovery source list, for instance, Tier 1 applications like EMC Documentum. We’ve identified virtualization as the key enabler to protect our most important applications.”
VMware View with PCoIP Protocol Enables Amway to Aggregate Americas Operations for Economies of Scale End Users in Costa Rica Gain High-Performance Access to Michigan Datacenter over WAN
“VMware View with PCoIP protocol delivers a LAN-like end-user experience to employees in Costa Rica accessing datacenter resources in Michigan.”
Anonymous Financial Institution UK
The financial services industry is a fast-moving and highly competitive market where things can change in an instant and gaining ‘first-mover’ advantage can often be crucial. Being aware of sudden movements in the market, and having the ability to react accordingly are therefore two of the biggest challenges facing financial sector organisations today. For this major multi-national financial services organisation dealing with corporate, private and retail investments and holding many thousands of portfolios, ensuring it has both access to real-time data and a scalable, flexible and reliable IT infrastructure are paramount.
“VMware vFabric GemFire has dramatically improved the speed with which we can react to changing market conditions. We can now manage risk in real-time, and run calculations 60 times faster than ever before - all of which has made a major impact on our business.”
Anonymous Food Safety Agency
Government Organization Boosts Safety Development Efforts with Innovative Test and Development Datacenter
“The VMware vCloud Director infrastructure we’ve designed for our test and development datacenter lets us automate provisioning to create secure replicas of our production systems for use by our development engineers. It truly demonstrates that the future is today.”
Aprimo maintains competitive edge by providing customers SaaS options. Cloud platform enables right-sized environment to meet customer demand; flexibility offers first-to-market potential for products; delivering services to a larger customer base with relatively less substantial costs.
“VMware makes it incredibly easy to implement a cloud environment and gives us a competitive advantage.”
Area9, a vCloud Powered VSPP Partner, describes how VMware enables enterprise-class business solutions to their customers including CoreStaff and the remote-area Bawinanga Aboriginal Community.
VMware Infrastructure Reduced Application Deployment Time, Improved Availability And Enabled Remote Management.
“Our mantra was flexibility, flexibility and flexibility. VMware virtual infrastructure allows us to rapidly deploy highly critical new services and applications while managing the entire infrastructure remotely. VMware was a perfect fit for us.”
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Learn how the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), turned to VMware solutions to replace its outdated hardware-based shared infrastructure with a flexible and resource-efficient private cloud.
”Implementing a VMware-virtualized cloud environment has given us a way to not only maintain our agency services, but add to them—despite budget constraints and IT staff attrition. We don’t know why any government agency would use anything else. ”
Ark Data Centres
Ark Data Centres wanted to update its data centre infrastructure with a solution that could improve its resilience levels and help lower operational costs. The business virtualized its data centre environment, running vSphere across its IT estate. Ark cuts costs and increases reliability with VMware vSphere and vCenter Site Recovery Manager.
“We had been looking for a flexible and scalable data centre infrastructure for some time. We wanted something which could offer improved resilience and flexibility but at a reduced cost. Expanding physically was simply not a realistic option and with a rapidly growing customer base, it was clear that VMware’s vSphere was the best possible option for us. Since migrating to a virtualized platform, we’ve seen vast improvements to our uptime and functionality as well as a significant reduction in both operational and capital expenditure.”