Mitchells & and Butlers is the UK’s leading restaurant and pub operator with 1,600 sites, including well-known brands such as Harvester, Toby Carvery, Browns, O’Neill’s and All Bar One. It employs 38,000 people and has annual sales of close to £2 billion.
“Vienna, now or never” – in 2011 alone, more than 5.2 million people followed this slogan and discovered the heritage, culture and excitement that distinguish Austria’s capital city on the Danube. Vienna is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. And the Vienna Tourist Board (WienTourismus) makes every effort to ensure that the city maintains its international reputation as an attractive and cosmopolitan metropolis. The Vienna Tourist Board is the official tourism agency for Austria’s capital. Based on a convincing proof of concept, Fujitsu showed the customer how desktop virtualization would be the ideal solution to optimize IT administration and user operations. The core of the solution is built around the leading server virtualization technology: Fujitsu PRIMERGY industry-standard servers and VMware vSphere. This gives the customer a stable, high-performance environment for running virtual desktops with maximum efficiency and resource utilization. The personalized virtual desktops running on the server platform are provisioned with VMware View, and users access them via their new Fujitsu Zero Clients.
Nizwa College wanted to simplify management and reduce costs. It partnered with Fujitsu and Cutter to deploy a VDI solution running on Fujitsu servers and storage.
The Warren School in Chadwell Heath near Romford is a mixed community comprehensive for 11 to 18 year olds located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. With almost 1,300 pupils it is larger than average and its dual Specialist Engineering and Specialist Sports College status reflects in part its historical proximity to the huge Ford production plant at Dagenham and West Ham United football club, whose training ground is just a stone’s throw from the school gates.
Working with long-term IT partner, Cutter, the school decided that Fujitsu provided the best price-performance ratio and deployed three servers to support the VDI, two for applications and one for disaster recovery.
Heathrow Airport invested £2.5bn in a comprehensive rebuilding of its second terminal. It needed a partner that could deliver a high-speed, robust and flexible network that would underpin all of the new terminal’s critical operations.
REHAU is a premium brand for polymer-based solutions and an international market leader in the field of building, automotive and industrial services. The company employs more than 15,000 staff at over 170 locations. IT departments have always claimed to provide their members of staff with powerful and efficient IT services. With the advent of Cloud Computing, this has become even easier to achieve. Thanks to the Cloud, IT becomes independent of platform and location and REHAU is making consistent use of this technology.