Focused on expanding the target market and growing the business, the managers of Caffè Moak decided in 2016 to upgrade the company’s now obsolete IT system and adopt the SAP HANA environment, with a view to achieving real digital transformation. In the summer of that year, the company then embarked on a short but intense phase of analyzing the hardware platforms that were currently available on the market.
Slingeland Hospital is located in Doetinchem, the Netherlands, and was founded in 1975 as a result of the merger between Wilhelmina Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital. It is a medium sized general hospital with 350 beds and 1,600 staff. A further merger with SKB Winterswijk Hospital is taking place from 2017. Slingeland Hospital is planning to build a new hospital in Doetinchem over the next three years.
Halyk Bank uses hardware from multiple vendors with x86 servers from three different vendors, including Fujitsu. Overall, the different vendors account for approximately the same share of hardware in the bank’s IT infrastructure. If each blade in the chassis is considered as a server, Halyk Bank has purchased some 400 servers during its cooperation with Fujitsu.
When the University of Warwick’s in-house ServiceNow specialist departed, it was left without the necessary skills to maintain and develop this critical operational platform, responsible for handling thousands of requests per week. It needed a new partner that could enable cost-effective, on-site support.
Since its foundation in 2004, KFMC has relied on a traditional client-server model for its user devices. Over 1,000 fully-featured PCs were spread across the facility for use by doctors, nurses and administration. However, there were numerous risks and costs attached to managing and maintaining this estate.
Since 1999 Robeco has outsourced its infrastructure. After a turbulent period Robeco has achieved most of its goals due to outsourcing its infrastructure services, but end-user satisfaction was not at the desired level.
HPMC had a traditional physical server infrastructure which was energy-intensive and took up lots of space. When this hardware approached end-of-life, the company decided to modernize its approach to IT and introduce a virtualized environment.