Another great press release from our partners Sphere3D
Sphere 3D Corp, a containerisation, virtualisation, and data management solutions provider, announced today that a Europe based FTSE listed company, a leader in support services and construction, has selected HVE Virtualisation Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) coupled with Overland-Tandberg SnapServer All Flash Array (ARA) for its strategic desktop modernisation program and storage expansion projects. This particular customer has a workforce of approximately 80,000 people worldwide and a history of success that dates back over 100 years.
The VDI solution from HVE will be used to deliver Windows 10 desktops and to provide application wrapping, independent functionality testing, user acceptance testing, and hosting of several project elements. The storage expansion with SnapServer high performance NAS ARA storage will be used to provide rapid access to the customer’s project definitions software library, user data repositories, and SQL data.
The design will include the HVE 202-N VDI appliance technology that uses a hyperconverged approach and specifically designed hardware and software architecture to deliver VDI capabilities. Integrated into the solution is the high performance SnapServer XSR 120 2U 12-Bay ARA that will provide rapid access to user data, SQL databases, and project data.
“We have been working with APPtechnology and this particular FTSE listed company for quite some time and can attest that their teams have done a tremendous job researching their options for their infrastructure modernization project using VDI,” said Joseph O’Daniel, President of Virtualization and Professional Services at Sphere 3D. Mr. O’Daniel also states, “By utilizing our outstanding and proven VDI architecture, the customer will be able to rapidly test and deploy projects to enhance its core vision and strategic goals. Sphere 3D and HVE engineers look at data center solutions from traditional converged, hyper converged, and open converged technologies, thus empowering our customers with a great tool chest for virtualization technologies to meet their overall goals.”
The project was won by reseller and strategic partner APPtechnology, an end user computing (EUC) transformation and services specialist headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK). APPtechnology has also recently launched a new offering called Legacy to manage and migrate legacy applications utilizing Glassware 2.0™ and its framework features, and is a partner with Sphere3D providing technology guidance to a number of customers.
APPtechnology is passionate about bringing confidence to IT infrastructure. Their Windows Migration, Application Management, Browser Migrations, and SCCM Solutions services save customers’ time, minimize disturbance, and deliver both project value and long-term cost efficiency. APPtechnology always focuses on best business outcomes, not on price alone. Their UK-based teams help ensure that full support is always on hand.
Sphere 3D Corp. Delivers containerisation, virtualisation, and data management solutions via hybrid cloud, cloud, and on premise implementations through its global re-seller network and professional services organisation. Sphere 3D, along with its wholly owned subsidiaries Overland Storage, and Tandberg Data, has a strong portfolio of brands, including Overland-Tandberg, HVE ConneXions and UCX ConneXions, dedicated to helping customers achieve their IT goals.
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