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Implementing a Virtual Solution in a High Demand Environment

Hoping to avoid the costly renewals of private leased lines and meet the challenges of ever increasing market data volume, a leading proprietary trading firm wanted to investigate thin client technologies and a potential replacement with VDI. As a company where the average trader is utilizing four monitors at high resolution with a lot of real-time graphics, they have a very demanding desktop computing environment and a need for a low latency and feature rich user experience, characteristics of a ‘worst-case’ environment for VDI initiatives.
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Virtualizing a Business Operations Center

This hotel chain had traditional desktop PCs in each hotel which acted as a Business Operations Center. These PCs handled reservations, finance, and payroll functions within the company. With little to no IT staff on location, the company was looking to increase reliability, stability, and efficiency while reducing TCO.
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Wireless Re-Design to Support Education Initiatives

The drive for technology within K12 schools is being seen through innovative and interactive teaching techniques, an increased number of students and faculty using mobile devices, and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers requirement (PARCC). PARCC assessments are heavily focused around online testing and have forced each school to more heavily invest in their network infrastructure.
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Higher Education Institution Improves Network Visibility and Control

A university was concerned that their recent growth would cause instability on their network and critical applications. The institution was unhappy with their current legacy equipment and wanted to find a new solution that would be flexible, reliable and cost effective.
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Global Wireless Architecture and Deployment For a Large Software Company

The organization was currently unhappy with the performance of their wireless environment because it had a single point of failure due to a massive local deployment. Additionally, the organization had out grown their current wireless infrastructure design.
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Optimizing Wireless Functionality and Security

Vandis was originally engaged by this school to perform a health check on an installation of Aruba ClearPass that had been implemented by a separate third party integrator. After completing both an Aruba controller and ClearPass implementation audit, it came to light that the school was utilizing only a small portion of their purchased solutions’ capabilities.
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Deploying a High Speed and Affordable Storage Solution in a VDI Environment

This fabric and textile company decided to undertake this project because of their need for a high speed and affordable storage solution for their second generation VDI environment. They were looking for a solution that was easy to use, simple to deploy and had great performance.
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Implementing A Multi-Vendor Security Environment

This credit union was looking to replace their existing firewalls which were becoming legacy and unable to perform at a level that was being required by this organization. This organization made it very clear to Vandis that they wanted a technology that had the ability to simplify their environment. In addition, they were also looking to implement a layered security approach in order to better protect their network.
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University Leverages Flexible Next Generation Network

This university connected with Vandis while they were in the planning stages of designing their wired and wireless infrastructure for a new building on campus. They were looking to achieve and implement a network design that met their current and future needs before the building construction was finished.
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Upgrading Firewalls for Better Visibility, Control & Management

When Vandis first approached this company they were using Juniper firewalls, Bluecoat Web Filtering, and Tipping Point IPS to protect their network infrastructure at four different locations around the world. They were never able to reach a stable configuration and had to constantly tweak and adjust their web filters to have them function as needed.
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Architecture and Deployment of Large College Wireless Network

Vandis was approached to help facilitate and execute a local school’s wireless access control upgrade and redesign. Specifically, the school was looking for Vandis to provide professional services to re-architect the wireless network and implement the Aruba Clear Pass Policy Manager solution.
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ADC Refresh for a High Volume Trading Company

As business applications continue to grow and become more complex, the technology needed to support these systems must follow suit. This is especially apparent within financial institutions as critical bank records and user applications need to remain secure and always available.
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Leveraging iPads in the Classroom

With technology in the classroom advancing to a level where most students and teachers are using smartphones, tablets or computers to enrich the learning environment, the ability to get all of those devices online was extremely important. One of the major reasons the district wanted to update their wireless solution was to implement iPads for special education assessments.
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Combating Failing Storage Arrays with Hybrid Storage Solutions

Data is expanding at an exponential rate and many organizations are struggling to deal with the rising storage costs and management requirements. Combined with the “always-on” and “instant” culture, it creates a need to have massive amounts of data readily available at a user’s finger tips at all times.
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Building a Flexible and Reliable Multi-Vendor Environment

The school wanted their students to have a flawless experience when using the Virtual Learning Environment both inside and outside the classroom. Due to that request, a strong and reliable network was needed. To do this, Vandis stressed the positive qualities of a multi-vendor environment and had to find several technologies that would work well to form one singular solution.
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Creating a Secure, Segmented and Always Available Network for a Large Healthcare Institution

As healthcare organizations face ever changing compliance guidelines, strict policies and control of extremely sensitive personal data, it is imperative to have a strong network that is flexible, reliable, and secure.
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Ensuring Maximum Security and Flexibility in a High Volume Environment

As security moves into the forefront for most IT decision makers, the ability to ensure that critical data is highly available and secure is at an all-time high. This is especially apparent for media companies who transfer larges amount of outbound and inbound data between networks.
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Microsoft Exchange Consolidation and Optimization

Microsoft Exchange is the backbone to many organizations communication systems. Whether it is being used for email, profile storage or saved documents, the ability to have these assets available at several locations quickly is extremely important for productivity.
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