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North America | Technology | Enterprise

Symantec Corporation needed to support its systems engineers and top channel partners in setting up a variety of virtual environments. Using VMware vCloud Director, Symantec developed a private cloud built on decommissioned servers and storage, and protected and automated the cloud with Symantec solutions. Results include 99.999 percent availability from decommissioned systems, $1.5 million in hardware cost avoidance, faster results, and 2,300 virtual servers and 1.3 PB of storage administered in just 60 hours/week.

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Organization Profile

  • Website: www.symantec.com
  • Industry: Technology
  • Founded: 1982
  • Headquarters: Mountain View, California
  • Employees: More than 20,500 worldwide

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  • Server platform: About 2,300 VMs using Windows Server 2008 on VMware vCloud Director 5, hosted on 175 physical servers including Dell PowerEdge 1950 and 2950 G3, HP DL380 and BL460c G6 and G7
  • Applications: Microsoft SharePoint, VMware vCloud Director
  • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle
  • Storage: NetApp FAS3050, HP 3PAR S series, Promise VTrak
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