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Postal Unit Scraps Big Iron For Virtualization

US Postal Service wanted to virtualize its systems for auditors working in the field but didn't have room for added storage. It found the answer in a specialized appliance.

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SachinEE
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4/28/2014 | 10:28:42 AM
Re : Postal Unit Scraps Big Iron For Virtualization
The postal service office is doing a great job by migrating to a virtual desktop environment because it will make it easier for its customers to access it any where in the world. This in turn eliminates the need for a costly, complex and space devouring storage area network. Virtualization brings about efficiencies and fastens up the work. This will bring about a lot of organization in the postal service department meaning one doesn't have to visit their postal office.
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4/23/2014 | 1:15:39 PM
Modular
These modular Nutanix systems are a really cool idea for building out VM architecture.

Instead of having to design from scratch with the use of several vendors, the "in a box" appliance idea is probably better for organizations to get projects off the ground with out risky costs. And that's something the postal service sorely needs to do as it experiences a lot of change in the way communications are done. 
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