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Telefônica | Vivo

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Latin America | Media & Entertainment | Communications | Enterprise

Fast-growing Telefônica | Vivo needs to provide mobile and other communications and entertainment services with maximum uptime, yet minimize costs and environmental impact. It turned to Symantec for solutions that enable it to cluster business-critical applications in a virtualized environment. Results include 99.999% uptime for business-critical, virtualized applications supported, 15 incidents of potential downtime in 15 months avoided by successful failover, and US$750,000 in server hardware costs avoided by ability to support virtualization.

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Education Services

Organization Profile

  • Website: www.vivo.com.br
  • Industry: Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment
  • Founded: 2003
  • Headquarters: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Employees: 8,300


  • Server platform: Servers hosting virtualized environments on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.X and 6.X, Oracle Solaris 9 and 10, and Windows Server 2008
  • Applications: Variety of custom and third-party applications
  • Databases: Several
  • Storage: Several
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