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by Rich Bourdeau

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) SAIC Logois a leading technology integrator that provides full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise IT markets.  They needed a rapid development platform for creating differentiated solutions offerings for their diverse customers.   They leveraged VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and vRealize Suite™ cloud management platform to manage their hybrid cloud environment.  This solution dramatically reduced IT service delivery times thereby, improving developer productivity and allowing SAIC to be more responsive to their customer’s needs.

This video interview of Coby Holloway, VP of Cloud Computing at SAIC (4 Min) will give you great insights into how VMware’s software defined services, public cloud offering, and cloud management software helped transform SAIC’s software delivery process.  A summary of their story is provided below.

The Objective

  • Automate the delivery of IT as a Service
  • Improve reliability of their of the services
  • Deliver services on both private and public clouds
  • Provide a secure computing environment for both internal and external customers

The Solution

  • VMware Software Defined Services
    • Compute, network, storage and security services that can be configured dynamically
  • VMware vCloud Air
    • Public cloud resources to augment and extend in-house capacity
  • vRealize Suite Cloud Management Platform
    • A Cloud Management Platform purpose built for rapidly deploying and managing hybrid cloud services
VMware SDDC

The Results: New Opportunities

  • Dramatic reductions in service delivery times to deliver infrastructure services to developers, engineers and scientists
  • Increased stability and reliability of delivered systems
  • Respond faster to degradations in IT performance
  • Improved consistency in the way they secure IT environments
  • Improved ability to respond quickly to customer requests
    • Ability to handle more new opportunities

“Now we can respond rapidly to customer requests, and we can create unique, differentiated solutions more cost-effectively.”

Coby Holloway, Vice President and Director of Cloud Computing, SAIC

 

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