Peace of mind assured for leading global financial services organisation - Xtravirt

Xtravirt develops a comprehensive and scalable framework to modernise, optimise, and increase security on key user systems

Challenge

  • Enhance security and ensure core VMware® infrastructure complies with internal maintenance and governance
  • De-risk the integration of a new Microsoft® security system within the VDI environment as part of a new operating system deployment
  • Improve efficiency of customer’s VMware converged data storage platform to reduce costs

Solution

  • Comprehensive and repeatable testing framework developed and implemented, covering full range of functional capabilities – both new features and those used in the existing estate
  • VMware vSAN™ storage testing, able to demonstrate measurable impact in performance and capacity when advanced optimisation features enabled
  • VDI environment reconfigured to enable deployment of Windows 10 image with Microsoft Credential Guard integrated

Result

  • Validated solution of modernised VMware platform enabled green light for release to production
  • Successful optimisation of VMware vSAN storage improving both capacity and performance
  • Certified integration of higher security protection enabling new Windows 10 solution rollout

The Customer

This Global Financial Services organisation has offices in 42 countries worldwide and over 55,000 employees, with a range of B2C and B2B customers ranging from individuals to national governments.

The Customer

This Global Financial Services organisation has offices in 42 countries worldwide and over 55,000 employees, with a range of B2C and B2B customers ranging from individuals to national governments.

At a glance

Challenge

  • Enhance security and ensure core VMware® infrastructure complies with internal maintenance and governance
  • De-risk the integration of a new Microsoft® security system within the VDI environment as part of a new operating system deployment
  • Improve efficiency of customer’s VMware converged data storage platform to reduce costs

Solution

  • Comprehensive and repeatable testing framework developed and implemented, covering full range of functional capabilities – both new features and those used in the existing estate
  • VMware vSAN™ storage testing, able to demonstrate measurable impact in performance and capacity when advanced optimisation features enabled
  • VDI environment reconfigured to enable deployment of Windows 10 image with Microsoft Credential Guard integrated

Result

  • Validated solution of modernised VMware platform enabled green light for release to production
  • Successful optimisation of VMware vSAN storage improving both capacity and performance
  • Certified integration of higher security protection enabling new Windows 10 solution rollout


Date Published: 21st February 2018
Date Modified: 5th March 2019
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