“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
and their positive feedback
was a key reason for choosing
VMware.” - Luc Derix
Chief Information Officer
Allianz Global Assistance
— 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.”
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."
— Alessandro Cantelli, Manager of the University-CeSIA (SeRTA) Technical Relations Sector and Manager of the CESIA-Based Systems and Software Management Sector of the Alma Mater Studiorum Computer Services Center
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.”
— Rob Jones, Director of Technology for Northern Europe
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."
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.”
Virtualizing with VMware has given AngloGold Ashanti a unified platform that increases manageability, efficiency, and agility of IT systems around the globe. VMware’s cloud solutions have delivered improved performance and disaster recovery capabilities for AngloGold’s mission-critical, global applications.
“So we looked at best practices, and worked together with SAP, and Accenture, EMC, DELL and Fujitsu. With the collective input, we put together the design with AngloGold that became the roadmap for the execution of the project.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
— Steve Vereecke, Information Systems and Operations Director, Asia Pacific
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 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.”
"VMware virtualization solution has brought a million and a half dollars cost savings in the past four years, when 50% cane from savings in software licenses and 50% from electricity, conditioning and hardware such as servers and switches"
— Tal Marder, management supervisor of the virtual environment and the organizational storage array in Ashdod Port
Mid-market health services provider Associated Surgeons and Physicians has rapidly adopted server and client virtualization and gained significant new benefits, including better mobile and bring your own device (BYOD) support as well as improved disaster recovery (DR).
"Upgrading to a virtual infrastructure has helped us considerably in maintaining and increasing meaningful use expectations, with the ability to be virtual and have the redundancy that gives, along with the fact that VMs seem to run a lot more efficiently virtually. We have better ways to collect data, a lot more uptime, and a lot more efficiency, so we can collect more data from our customers."
— Ray Todich, Systems Administrator at Associated Surgeons and Physicians, LLC.
Learn about implementing cloud technology to deliver and commercialize an adaptive and reliable cloud services ecosystem.
"This is a hybrid cloud that allows VMware clients to extend their private clouds into AT&T's network-based cloud using a virtual private network (VPN). And it melds the security and performance of VPN with the economics and flexibility of a public cloud. So the service is optimized for VMware's more than 350,000 clients."
— Chris Costello, Assistant Vice President of AT&T Cloud Services