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Abra

Results

    • Replaced multiple email systems with a single, feature-rich solution
    • Saved time in areas such as document sharing, setting up new stores, and resolving customer issues
    • Created a secure, efficient, collaborative environment where innovation can thrive

Products

Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Poland

Alberta Justice

Results

    • Enhanced reporting capabilities
    • ITIL-compliance for structured change and incident management
    • Increased transparency for clients
    • Replaced Open Source solution

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Canada

aQuellé

Results

Products

Industry

Other

Location

United States

Arkema

Results

    • Enabled rapid packaging of applications for deployment
    • Created isolated ‘capsules’, enabling otherwise incompatible applications to run side-by-side
    • Simplified and accelerated upgrade of workstations from Windows 2000 to Windows 7

Products

Industry

Chemicals

Location

France

Arkin

Results

    • Provides impressive functionality at a competitive price, helping Arkin to maximise resource use and keep a tight control on IT costs
    • Offers simple, streamlined management for a large user base, enabling IT staff to focus on value-added tasks
    • Multi-platform solutions will provide a future-proof computing environment, which will allow Arkin to react more flexibly to changing business conditions

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands

Beaverbrooks

Results

    • Enhanced the productivity of in-store staff with targeted information tools
    • Ensured greater focus on core selling tasks by minimising administrative effort
    • Enabled new levels of collaboration and interaction between staff and stores

Products

Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

United Kingdom

BJC HealthCare Information Services

Results

    • Avoided US$9.5 million in possible migration costs
    • Connected 27,000 GroupWise users to 2,000 users on a different system
    • Reduced related helpdesk incidents by 80 percent

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United States

Bowling Green MO School District

Results

    • Increased student engagement in learning while controlling access to features and apps
    • Gave a small IT staff an easy way to manage thousands of mobile devices and apps
    • Met technical requirements without going over budget, providing peace of mind for administrators, teachers, and parents
    • Deployed a scalable solution able to accommodate diverse devices and platforms

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Catharina Ziekenhuis

Results

    • Will reduce the cost and effort of managing large numbers of users and devices

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands

Catholic University of San Antonio Murcia

Results

    • Significantly reduced administrative workload of IT staff
    • Reduced time taken to set up new student accounts from one week to a few hours
    • Encouraged a more collaborative approach to studying amongst students

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Cherrylabs

Results

    • Consolidated and integrated ticketing and service management requirements within a single, centralized solution
    • Boosted customer satisfaction and reinforced loyalty and retention
    • Enabled on-the-go customization by deploying simple configuration options and style changes

Products

Industry

Other

Location

India

City of Fresno

Results

    • Provided secure mobile computing to the city’s field employees
    • Saved time and fuel by reducing back-and-forth trips to city offices
    • Increased efficiency by eliminating repetitive data input
    • Solved connections issues associated with VPN

Products

Industry

Government

Location

United States

CTA Architects Engineer

Results

    • Ability to set up a new office ten times faster
    • Reduced administration time by 70 percent and reduced travel time and costs by 80 percent
    • Reduced the length of its support calls by 80 percent

Products

Industry

Engineering

Location

United States

Dienstleistungszentren Ländlicher Raum in Rheinland-Pfalz

Results

    • Provided 100 percent reliability in connecting Citrix XenApp to NetIQ eDirectory.
    • Avoided implementation of a second directory service, saving licensing and administration costs
    • Ensured interoperability with NetIQ eDirectory for applications that rely on Active Directory services

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Germany

Dürr Dental Group

Results

    • Provides complete records for audits
    • Accelerates resolution of technical issues
    • Increases both IT and business employee satisfaction

Products

Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Germany

Eaton Rapids Public Schools

Results

    • Reduced overall administration time by 20%
    • Reduced desktop maintenance time and costs by 50%
    • Reduced IT travel time by 75%

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Escondido Union High School District

Results

    • Eliminated weeks of time manually provisioning thousands of user accounts each semester
    • Shortened the amount of time required for password resets from one to two days to minutes
    • Gained ability to comply with federal security regulations such as the Child Internet Protection Act

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Friotherm AG

Results

    • Completed Windows 7 migration in half the time and at half the cost of competing software distribution solutions
    • Cut the time taken to set up new machines from half a day to 90 minutes
    • Enabled application updates and security patches to be installed much more quickly, reducing the workload of IT staff and improving productivity.

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Switzerland

Garden Valley School Division

Results

    • All 4,300 students and 600 staff use Vibe
    • Teachers use Vibe to run online safety courses and discuss ethical use of technology to reduce cyber bullying
    • Students make their voices heard, and teachers ask for advice and feedback

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Canada

Gavi

Results

    • Reduced the amount of time GaVI needs to spend on basic user management work
    • It's easier for GaVI to demonstrate compliance with IT security and risk management legislation
    • Provides greater visibility of user activity

Products

Industry

High-Tech

Location

Germany

Gemeente Rijswijk (The Municipality of Rijswijk)

Results

    • Provided centralised access to organisational data, streamlining and improving the transparency of work processes
    • Enhanced inter-department collaboration by making it easier to access and share project information
    • Replaced a number of time-consuming manual operations, improving staff efficiency and productivity

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Netherlands

GeoEnpro Petroleum Ltd

Results

    • Replaced faxed-based document exchange with collaborative software
    • Improved security by controlling user access
    • Increased productivity and accelerated decision-making

Products

Industry

Energy/Gas

Location

India

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Results

    • Enabled secure access to emails, calendar and classified information from smartphones
    • Improved mobile communication and made arranging meetings with top officials easier
    • Implemented all relevant standards for secure communication defined by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Germany

Haus Rabenhorst

Results

    • Boosted employee productivity
    • Reduced time sales staff spend travelling by five hours per person per week
    • Cut paper wastage

Products

Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Location

Germany

Hogeschool Rotterdam

Results

    • Created a stretched cluster across two data centers for high resilience
    • Provided built-in business continuity, with rapid recovery in the event of disaster
    • Enabled management of 35,000 user identities with a team of just three specialists

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Netherlands

Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

Results

    • Created a standardised end-user environment for new Windows 7 landscape
    • Enabled the creation of ready-to-deploy software bundles in 30 minutes
    • Improved IT contingency procedures in the firm’s international offices

Products

Industry

Other

Location

United Kingdom

Holmesglen

Results

    • Enabled faster and more efficient support for users
    • Created automated workflows for user-controlled provisioning
    • Gained new capabilities and maintained service levels while reducing IT spend
    • Implemented an open solution that simplifies integration with core systems

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Australia

Horizon Beverage

Results

    • Simplified file access for mobile workers
    • Central file repository eliminates version control issues
    • Enhanced performance
    • Streamlined file administration
    • Improved files sharing and syncing functionality

Products

Industry

Food and Beverage

Location

United States

Il Sole 24 Ore

Results

    • Centralized and streamlined helpdesk operations.
    • Accelerated the identification, prioritization, and resolution of issues.
    • Designed tailored, more effective service agreements.
    • Reduced helpdesk-system costs.

Products

Industry

Publishing

Location

Italy

Indiana University

Results

    • Improved stability and management of 30-teraflop supercomputer
    • Reduced administration time by 50 percent
    • Achieved cost savings of nearly $200,000 per year

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Industry & Investment New South Wales

Results

    • Reduced standard operating environment-related support incidents by 55 percent
    • Cut travel time and costs for IT staff through remote software delivery and support

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Australia

items GmbH

Results

    • Cuts time spent on desktop management by approximately 60%
    • Accelerates Windows 7 migrations from several hours to just 30 minutes
    • Enables fast, easy provisioning of new users

Products

Industry

High-Tech

Location

Germany

Jefferson-Lewis BOCES

Results

    • Extended enterprise-grade networking to mobile users
    • Provided secure file services to mobile devices
    • Deployed mobile print services for varied BYOD devices

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

K - Mail Order

Results

    • Cut Restore times by 80 percent
    • Reduced volume of data stored on high-performance disks by 55%, unlocking cost savings by increasing use of economical storage
    • Deployed advanced functionality and improved compatibility without increasing costs

Products

Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany

Kanton Zug

Results

    • Cut the time taken to set up new machines from three hours to 30 minutes
    • Enabled base OS and driver images to be flexibly tailored to each machine, simplifying deployment and updates
    • Enabled a large computing environment to be easily managed from a central point of control

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Switzerland

Kent and Medway Health Informatics Service

Results

    • Increased productivity and accelerated deployment
    • Reduced cost to users by cutting down on engineer call-outs
    • Gained better insight into use of IT assets
    • Reduced CO2 emissions in support of NHS Green IT agenda

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

Lancaster Central School District

Results

    • Provisioned thousands of students in one hour
    • Cut helpdesk tickets 70 to 80 percent
    • Saved IT staff hundreds of hours with policy-driven changes
    • Improved storage efficiency and compliance

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Landwirtschaftskammer Niedersachsen

Results

    • Improved information sharing across teams
    • Enabled distributed teams to coordinate tasks more efficiently
    • Accelerated information flow and simplified interaction with customised landing pages

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Germany

Landwirtschaftskammer Niedersachsen

Results

    • Improved information sharing across teams
    • Enabled distributed teams to coordinate tasks more efficiently
    • Accelerated information flow and simplified interaction with customized landing pages

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Germany

Lentis

Results

    • Will provide a future-proof, easy-to-manage desktop environment for Lentis, and reduce the complexity of supporting growing user numbers
    • Will store and handle patient information more safely and effectively, boosting cost efficiency and security
    • Will help IT staff to work more efficiently and productively, by automating manual tasks and standardizing processes

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands

LiSEC

Results

    • Enables account managers and service personnel to access company data from customer sites, helping them to provide excellent customer service
    • Boosts efficiency in internal communication

Products

Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Austria

LMU Munich

Results

    • Built a highly flexible and extensible collaboration platform for staff, students and partners
    • Enabled users to work on academic papers on their laptops during their daily commute
    • ShareOnVibe enables researchers to save time finding and storing useful information for later analysis

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Germany

LMU München

Results

    • Gained a highly flexible and extendable collaboration platform for staff, students and partners
    • Create a solution that precisely fits its needs

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Germany

Lord Selkirk School Division

Results

    • Integrates more than 500 Mac workstations into the school’s existing infrastructure
    • Gives students a seamless computing experience and reliable backups
    • Provides affordable storage, virtualization and other network resources to diverse clients

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Canada

Louisiana Department of Social Services

Results

    • Reduced costs by leveraging existing hardware
    • Consolidated servers in 20 offices by 80%
    • Reduced IT travel time and costs by 40%

Products

Industry

Government

Location

United States

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Results

    • Enabled the deployment of 450 standardised desktops to a new hospital in just four weeks
    • Enabled the creation of clinical application terminals to streamline log-in procedures
    • Accelerated the deployment of new applications requested by both clinicians and administrative staff

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

Martens en Van Oord

Results

    • Connecting employees and enabling the sharing of business-critical information
    • Deepening employees' expertise and contributing to their professional development and commitment
    • Improved project execution through dissemination of lessons learned from past ventures

Products

Industry

Engineering

Location

Netherlands

MDK Hessen

Results

    • Supported business-critical systems with rock-solid reliability
    • Enabled the use of modern server technologies such as multi-core processors and 64-bit operation
    • Provided continuity with existing tools and processes, reducing the need for major infrastructure changes or staff retraining

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Germany

Mehlville School District

Results

    • Automated customized imaging processes
    • Saved time deploying and managing applications
    • Reduced the workload for IT staff

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Milano Serravalle—Milano Tangenziali S.p.A.

Results

    • Service Desk is highly scalable and easy to deploy.
    • Service Desk has allowed Milano Serravalle to create a centralised, up-to-date and comprehensive view of all its support and maintenance operations.
    • Our solution has also enabled Milano Serravalle to create a hierarchy of priorities in order to fully comply with its strict SLAs.

Products

Industry

Travel Hospitality

Location

Italy

Millikin University

Results

    • Upgraded to GroupWise 2012
    • Saved US$35,000 in hard costs compared to “free” solutions
    • Also saved the costs of end-user training, consulting fees and rewriting their business processes

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Mukwonago Area School District

Results

    • Reduced network outages from 10 per month to none
    • Decreased support costs by 42 percent
    • Added Windows integration capabilities
    • Improved system management without adding full-time IT staff

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk (LTK)

Results

    • Smooth and quick Windows 7 and 10 upgrade
    • Effective use of reporting and analytics as a decision-making tool
    • Significant time savings through identity and access self-service
    • Full backend automation means IT can focus on supporting the business
    • Increased system security

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Denmark

NHS South East London Bexley Business Support Unit

Results

    • Deployed a flexible environment for sharing information and best practices
    • Cut travel time and costs by reducing the need to visit sites to fix users’ PCs
    • Improved consistency and quality of support, minimising downtime for users

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

NHS Tower Hamlets

Results

    • Improved security, protecting sensitive medical systems and data
    • Simplified administration of user identity and associated privileges
    • Improved reporting on provisioning activities

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

North Devon Council

Results

    • Reduced total number of staff laptops required, cutting expenditure
    • Met user demand for mobile devices while maintaining high levels of security
    • Provided a ‘single pane of glass’ for managing all devices across the organisation

Products

Industry

Government

Location

United Kingdom

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Results

    • Helped IT staff prioritize support requests and incidents—improving user experiences and delivering improved response rates
    • Linked CMDB dataset (NSD)linked to ZENworks inventory information
    • Facilitated remote access to 3,000 PCs distributed across 1,300 square miles—reducing the need for on-site visits from engineers
    • Delivered advanced reporting functionality—helping the IT department highlight efficiency increases to senior managers

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Results

    • Cuts the time required to manage application compatibility conflicts by 30 percent
    • Enables the Trust to roll out new applications for business users in days, not months
    • Reduces the impact of change as healthcare services in mid and eastern Devon are merged into Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

OPEN MINDS

Results

    • Migrated to GroupWise in the cloud in only 12 hours
    • Saved enough IT costs to cover 4+ years of hosted services
    • Turned IT director into a profit-maker for the company

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United States

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Results

    • Enabled technicians to work more effectively, enhancing cost-effectiveness
    • Integrated seamlessly with existing infrastructure
    • Improved communication with users via e-mail and self-service portals

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United Kingdom

Richardson International

Results

    • On-boarded hundreds of new employees in one day
    • Saved hours of training and helpdesk time
    • Enabled instant productivity following company acquisition
    • Reduced IT costs

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Canada

Royal Dutch Kentalis

Results

    • Slashed log-on times from minutes to seconds
    • Improved staff productivity nationwide
    • Curbed uncontrolled user profile growth

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands

School District of Escambia County

Results

    • Reduced user administration time by 75 percent
    • Reduced number of user passwords by 75 percent
    • Significantly reduced IT travel time and costs

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Schüco International KG

Results

    • Obtained cost-effective, straight-forward licensing model
    • Gained very efficient and targeted support from Consulting Services
    • Automated most processes, enabling IT staff to spend less time on administration, leading to better user support and increased customer satisfaction

Products

Industry

Construction

Location

Germany

Sesame Workshop

Results

    • Reduced inventory administration time by 70%
    • Moved to an open web infrastructure that costs 85% less than a proprietary solution
    • Consolidated Web servers by 80% with Xen virtualization

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

Spring Independent School District

Results

    • Reduced time spent imaging machines by more than 60 percent
    • Improved visibility of IT assets to significantly reduce software license and related support costs
    • Reduced troubleshooting time and associated support costs by 50 percent

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

St. Mary MacKillop College

Results

    • Gained secure, anywhere, anytime access to personal and college files
    • Improved ability of students to work on joint projects
    • Enabled staff to collaborate more easily with suppliers

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Australia

Stafford County Public Schools

Results

    • Consolidated servers by 40 percent, saving nearly US$200,000
    • Reduced software licensing costs by 20 percent
    • Alleviated administrative burden through standardized IT environment

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

SwitchDesk, Inc.

Results

    • Eliminated bottlenecks and delays when key team members were out of contact.
    • Created workflows that expedited proposals, training and demos.
    • Increased renewals with automatic reminders for license expirations.

Products

Industry

Consulting

Location

United States

The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd.

Results

    • Enabled sharing of large files (over 4 MB) with its fleet
    • Provided secure file sharing for internal and external recipients
    • Improved collaboration efficiency for employees at sea

Products

Industry

Distribution

Location

India

The Municipality of Voorschoten

Results

    • Cut desktop installation times from 45 minutes to 20 minutes
    • Reduced administrative workload for IT staff
    • Improved the security of the Municipality’s desktop environment

Products

Industry

Government

Location

Netherlands

The Regional Council of Burgundy

Results

    • Accelerated deployment of applications by up to a factor of four
    • Standardised the desktop environment on workstations, simplifying support
    • Eliminated problems associated with conflicts between different Java versions

Products

Industry

Government

Location

France

Tropitone Furniture

Results

    • Consolidated servers by 50 percent with virtualization
    • Reduced software costs with open source applications
    • Centralized desktop management to reduce administrative and travel costs

Products

Industry

Manufacturing

Location

United States

Tuscaloosa City Schools

Results

    • Provided collaborative environment for teachers and staff district-wide
    • Reduced IT administration time by 80 percent
    • Reduced hardware costs by 85 percent

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

TWIN MRO

Results

    • Implemented complete mobility solution in less than one week
    • Lowered IT costs by integrating with existing file system and printer fleet
    • Increased employee productivity with mobile file access and printing

Products

Industry

Other

Location

United States

UK Healthcare Provider

Results

    • Provides a trusted, up-to-date view of IT assets
    • Reduces requirements for on-site visits, saving time and effort
    • Automates software maintenance and support tasks, freeing up IT staff for more strategic work

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

United States

Underwriters Safety and Claims

Results

    • Upgraded 300 devices to Windows 7 with no hiccups
    • Reduced helpdesk calls by 25%
    • Perfectly configured 30+ applications on each machine
    • Managed both physical and virtual desktops from one location

Products

Industry

Insurance

Location

United States

United Bank

Results

    • Upgraded back end to GroupWise 2012 in one day
    • Easily migrated new bank from Exchange to GroupWise
    • Gained time for other IT projects

Products

Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

United States

University of Bern

Results

    • Enables researchers to share files securely
    • Reduces data security risks associated with third­party file­sharing solutions
    • Low administrative overhead enables low ­cost, low­ impact rollout

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Switzerland

University of Cincinnati

Results

    • Provided easy, “Drop-box­-like” file sharing to faculty and staff
    • Protected file security, authors’ rights and compliance
    • Optimized storage space without adding IT staff

Products

Industry

Education

Location

United States

University of Zittau/Görlitz

Results

    • Enabled a quick and hassle-free migration to Windows 7
    • Gained a real-time, comprehensive and accurate view of all software running in the university, improving security

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Germany

Universitätsklinikum Würzburg

Results

    • Cut administration time by reducing the number of software bundles by two thirds
    • Created a modern and easy-to-use desktop management solution
    • Enabled smooth migration of application bundles with migration tools and integrated AdminStudio bundle management tool

Products

Industry

Health Care

Location

Germany

Uppsala University

Results

    • Enabled management of 800 university computers at three campuses, with a planned extension to come
    • Decreased IT maintenance workload with desktop standardization and advanced software distribution features
    • Cut yearly maintenance workloads by one full-time equivalent

Products

Industry

Education

Location

Sweden

Verosol

Results

    • Provided a secure document management platform fully integrated with GroupWise and Microsoft Office
    • Eliminated the need for costly terminal server licenses
    • Enabled automatic backup and encryption of employees’ portable devices, increasing data security

Products

Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Netherlands

Witt Gruppe

Results

    • Enabled the use of a single directory service for all systems
    • Managed desktop users and Citrix users with one consistent solution
    • Facilitated software distribution with powerful bundle configuration capabilities

Products

Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany

Witzenmann GmbH

Results

    • Achieved a non-disruptive migration to a future-proof platform
    • Enhanced performance and stability of network services, e-mail and storage
    • Designed a repeatable methodology for future migrations

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Germany

Wodociągi Białostockie

Results

    • Umożliwienie bezpiecznego współużytkowania dokumentów przez szereg działów
    • Utworzenie centralnego, zautomatyzowanego, bezpiecznego punktu kontroli, który pozwala zdalnie zarządzać aktualizacjami
    • Uzyskanie znacznych oszczędności i zwiększenie komfortu pracy dzięki zmniejszeniu wymagań administracyjnych

Products

Industry

Utility

Location

Poland

Yard-IT

Results

    • Delivered stable, high-performance solution at low monthly cost
    • Enabled even small businesses to benefit from advanced collaboration tools
    • Provided secure environments for sharing information and building automated workflows

Products

Industry

Other

Location

Netherlands

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