IN­DIA INC. EN­DORSE VMWARE

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“We were ex­cited to be en­trusted with the re­spon­si­bil­ity of rolling out the vir­tual desk­top ini­tia­tive at DIAL. The suc­cess of the project was a mat­ter of pres­tige as well as chal­lenge for DIAL, as it would pave the way for sim­i­lar repli­ca­tion of tech­nol­ogy across the group.” IP Rao, CEO, Delhi In­ter­na­tional Air­port

“VMware Hori­zon View and VMware vSphere have im­proved our TCO by sig­nif­i­cantly ex­tend­ing the life span of client ter­mi­nals in our ho­tels, and mim­imiz­ing the car­bon foot­print of our dat­a­cen­ter and end-user com­put­ing en­vi­ron­ment” Ashish Khanna, As­sis­tant Vice Pres­i­dent Cor­po­rate IT, The Oberoi Group

“In the past it could take up to a cou­ple of months to setup a new branch. With VMware vir­tu­al­iza­tion, we can do this in un­der 10 days.” Surya Prasad , Ex­ec­u­tive Vice Pres­i­dent – IT, HDFC Bank

“We went with VMware be­cause of the abun­dance of skill and knowl­edge about the ven­dor’s vir­tu­al­iza­tion tech­nolo­gies in the mar­ket­place, and the fact no other prod­uct was as ma­ture.” Ma­hesh Menon , Head, TCS-IT IS In­dia Cloud Plat­form

“With the im­ple­men­ta­tion of a vir­tu­al­ized server in­fra­struc­ture us­ing VMware and a NetApp MetroClus­ter, VW In­dia now has a re­li­able and scal­able IT so­lu­tion to sup­port busi­ness op­er­a­tions.” Sameer Pise, CIO, Volk­swa­gen In­dia

“We eval­u­ated dif­fer­ent so­lu­tions in ad­di­tion to Zim­bra. Though all the prod­ucts of­fered all the fea­tures, we found that Zim­bra was more user friendly, and quite easy to main­tain. I think a lot of peo­ple will want to move to Zim­bra when they un­der­stand the fea­ture sets, sim­plic­ity and cost sav­ings.” Ma­hesh Shinde, Dy. Direc­tor IT & Telecomm, Hin­duja Hos­pi­tals

“With the help of VMware plat­form we have been able to achieve ex­cel­lent re­sults. The sav­ings in Capex, Space, Power and Coo­ing bill, etc is note­wor­thy apart from the in­tan­gi­ble benefits such as man­age­abil­ity, re­dun­dancy.” Rahul Ma­ha­jan, As­so­ciate VP – In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, K Ra­heja Cor­po­ra­tion

“VMware has en­abled us to move our en­tire core bank­ing ap­pli­ca­tion onto a vir­tu­al­ized plat­form, im­prov­ing the speed and man­age­ment of our re­sources. It has also al­lowed us to cre­ate a cloud en­vi­ron­ment so that we can pro­vide our core bank­ing ap­pli­ca­tion to other banks as a man­aged ser­vice.” Raviki­ran Mankikar, Gen­eral Manager IT, Sham­rao Vithal Co-Op­er­a­tive Bank

“VMware vir­tu­al­iza­tion has en­abled us to de­liver our busi­ness-crit­i­cal SAP ap­pli­ca­tions re­li­ably and at a low cost, while the abil­ity to roll back to an op­er­a­tional ‘snap­shot’ of a vir­tual server has re­duced our devel­op­ment times and in­creased our re­spon­sive­ness to the busi­ness.” P.R. Sri­vanas, Se­nior Manager, SAP Ba­sis, Dr Reddy’s Lab­o­ra­to­ries

“With VMware Vir­tu­al­iza­tion, we’ve been able to deploy more in­stances of Win­dows 2008 per ESX server lead­ing to the pro­cure­ment of fewer li­censes, and re­sult­ing in sub­stan­tial cost sav­ings of INR 7.0 Mil­lion. I am ex­tremely pleased with the flex­i­bil­ity and scal­a­bil­ity that VMware has pro­vided us and would hap­pily rec­om­mend VMware to any­one ex­plor­ing vir­tu­al­iza­tion op­tions for their IT in­fra­struc­ture needs.“R Ra­ma­sub­ra­ma­nian, As­sis­tant Vice Pres­i­dent, Elec­tron­ics Di­vi­sion, The Hindu

“De­ploy­ing VMware vSphere has en­abled us to achieve a 30 per­cent per­for­mance im­prove­ment when run­ning busi­ness-crit­i­cal ap­pli­ca­tions such as Mi­crosoft Ex­change Server 2007 while achiev­ing sub­stan­tial over­all cost sav­ings and flex­i­bil­ity im­prove­ments.” Bala Subra­ma­nium, Chief In­for­ma­tion Of­fi­cer, God­frey Philips In­dia

“De­ploy­ing VMware vSphere has en­abled us to run 55 vir­tual ma­chines in a two-node clus­ter, with ca­pac­ity to host an­other 50 vir­tual desk­tops that we are con­sid­er­ing de­ploy­ing us­ing VMware View.” K Y Iyer, Head of IT, NDTV

“The strate­gic ob­jec­tives cen­tered around en­hanc­ing the ef­fi­cien­cies of our vir­tual in­fra­struc­ture. VMware tech­nol­ogy has en­abled us to run dif­fer­ent ser­vices on the same box.” M.P. Ke­shava, Se­nior Manager, IT, Hin­dus­tan Petroleum

“Look­ing at the x86 plat­form, no-one ex­cept VMware had a good track record. Other play­ers did not have proven tech­nolo­gies.” Zoeb Aden­wala, CIO, Global, Es­sel ProPack

“By de­ploy­ing VMware vir­tu­al­iza­tion, we have con­sol­i­dated our pre­vi­ously scat­tered servers into our pri­mary dat­a­cen­ter, which re­duced our man­age­ment load. The lower hard­ware re­quire­ment has also eased the strain on dat­a­cen­ter fa­cil­i­ties such as air­con­di­tion­ing.” Kalpesh Dave, IT Manager, Trib­ho­van­das Bhimji Zaveri – The Orig­i­nal (TBZ)

“With Shop­pers Stop re­tail group be­ing in ex­pan­sion mode, open­ing new re­tail stores re­quires us to add ca­pac­ity and pro­vi­sion servers quickly. Thanks to VMware, the IT team can re­spond quickly to re­quests from the busi­ness and con­trib­ute to a dy­namic, grow­ing or­ga­ni­za­tion.” Anil Shankar, Gen­eral Manager, Shop­pers Stop

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