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Case Studies | Technology | Virtualization
Our comprehensive guide to technology solutions implemented by channel partners in specific vertical markets.
Based in Washington DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States. The APA needed to find a way to not only contain their server sprawl, but to also create a more manageable IT infrastructure. With the help of VMWare they implemented a solution that was able to consolidate many of their servers onto a single virtual platform.
AIG Technologies is a supplier of information technology solutions. What AIG needed to accomplish was to improve their customer support and response time by increasing datacenter space for growing projects. AIG sought the help of VMWare in order to implement a solution that could meet their customer support and response needs.
Accountants Inc. is a 350 person firm that provides companies with temporary or permanent financial talent, as needed. The challenge that Accountants Inc., were facing was that the company needed to move beyond the limitations of the single-server to single-application model they had been using.
Based in Stockholm, Svenska Handelsbanken is a major bank in Sweden, with 459 domestic branches, as well as branches in the Nordic countries, United Kingdom and Asia. Svenska Handelsbanken offers traditional corporate transactions, investment banking and trading, consumer banking and life insurance services. To maintain a competitive edge, Svenska Handelsbanken needed to replicate its credit card and Internet banking applications to a second server, ensuring the company would not lose data in the event of a disaster. The bank also wanted to ensure that the backup server was in synch with the production server, regardless of transaction volumes.
Altran is a European leader in innovation consulting. Founded in 1982, the company has three areas of expertise: technology and innovation, information systems, and strategy and management. Altran needed to standardize various IT systems by installing common software solutions across Altrans 150 companies. This included a financial consolidation application, ERP as well as e-mail.
A Missouri-based company with 900 employees, Cass Information Systems, Inc. specializes in processing invoices for a multitude of freight, utility, and telecom companies. Faced with the possibility of paying for an expensive expansion of the power and cooling infrastructure in their data center, the company began looking for ways to consolidate their physical servers, which would allow them to avoid these costs.
Located in Dresden, the Saxon State Office for the Environment, Agriculture and Geology performs a variety of tasks, including environmental consulting, environmental documentation, applied research, laboratory analysis, and advising. In 2008, options for server virtualization also began to be explored when the server room in the state office reached its capacity.
In 2005, Reed Specialist Recruitment began to seek out ways to improve its overall IT use. Specifically, they were hoping to cut spending by 20 percent. They also desired a flexible solution that would support rapid growth, allow for the rollout of new offices, reduce the company's carbon footprint, and help them connect with potential clients throughout the world and win new contracts.
The main challenge the rapidly expanding VSE Corporation was facing was that its Symantec Veritas Backup Exec platform was no longer sufficient to meet its needs. Backups couldnt be completed within the companys daily and weekend windows, and full backups took four days to finish. VSE also wanted to extend its e-mail archiving capabilities to meet growing demands for e-mail retention and retrieval.
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