Workspace strategy for global electronics company - Xtravirt

Detailed strategy and roadmap demonstrates significant savings achievable in IT operating costs

Challenge

  • Requirement to reduce operating costs in IT desktop function by 30% within 2-year period
  • Strategy to be provisioned to whole EMEA territory – 30 countries and 5,500 employees
  • Business case needed, to prove a VDI solution would deliver the objective

Solution

  • Delivered comprehensive IT business analysis over 3 months including:
    • Requirements gathering and validation of key use cases
    • Current state discovery and analysis
    • Industry benchmarking
    • Benefit and financial analysis and modelling
    • Future state vision and roadmap development
  • Three viable, fully evaluated solutions presented in the final, vendor-agnostic business case

Result

  • Validated strategy and roadmap to pragmatically transition customer from early to rationalised state of business process maturity
  • Action plan to achieve 50% savings in operating costs, exceeding initial expectations
  • Reduced time to ROI through detailed strategic planning

The Customer

This global organisation with headquarters in Tokyo operates in multiple and diverse verticals such as electronics, gaming, entertainment and finance. They aim to deliver ground-breaking technology, content and services to both consumers and businesses.

The Customer

This global organisation with headquarters in Tokyo operates in multiple and diverse verticals such as electronics, gaming, entertainment and finance. They aim to deliver ground-breaking technology, content and services to both consumers and businesses.

At a glance

Challenge

  • Requirement to reduce operating costs in IT desktop function by 30% within 2-year period
  • Strategy to be provisioned to whole EMEA territory – 30 countries and 5,500 employees
  • Business case needed, to prove a VDI solution would deliver the objective

Solution

  • Delivered comprehensive IT business analysis over 3 months including:
    • Requirements gathering and validation of key use cases
    • Current state discovery and analysis
    • Industry benchmarking
    • Benefit and financial analysis and modelling
    • Future state vision and roadmap development
  • Three viable, fully evaluated solutions presented in the final, vendor-agnostic business case

Result

  • Validated strategy and roadmap to pragmatically transition customer from early to rationalised state of business process maturity
  • Action plan to achieve 50% savings in operating costs, exceeding initial expectations
  • Reduced time to ROI through detailed strategic planning


Date Published: 29th June 2016
Date Modified: 28th February 2019
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