Wockhardt Ltd adopts complete VDI solution

Wockhardt is a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology organization, providing affordable, high-quality medicines for a healthier world. It is India’s leading research-based global healthcare enterprise with relevance in the fields of Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and a chain of advanced Super Specialty Hospitals.

Wockhardt has around 2000 PCs distributed across more than 10 locations. IT team was spending a lot of time in resolving desktop issues. There were many issues like SAP client management, sending updates over the network, data security issues on end user machine, etc. The IT team decided to go for VDI to consolidate desktop management issues to data-center and reduce the no. of support calls.

After running some live pilots, the IT team chose Accops solutions. Accops HyWorks along with Accops HyDesk endpoint devices are deployed as integrated VDI solution. Using Accops HySecure users can get access to their virtual desktop from outside the office. Mobile, roaming, and vendor user access is also streamlined. Accops HyID provides strong authentication features to the overall infrastructure.

“Considering our distributed workforce spread across 10 locations, VDI was a natural fit for our environment. Based on our previous experience with VDI, we found Accops solution with several advantages. Firstly we got the end to end solutions under one roof; the VDI stack, thin client hardware, remote access solution, multiple secure authentication solutions. The single vendor scenario helped us stream-line our VDI support and reduces time to resolve end-user queries. The remote access solution did not require additional costly appliance and we could easily host on our existing Server virtual infrastructure. All our users who access Accops VDI over MPLS have found performance to be excellent. Accops team did the tweaking on the Server side to improve the performance over MPLS. Most of the global vendors in this space sell software/hardware product, but here Accops customised the software to our requirement for some specific needs in the area of printing etc”

“Overall Total cost of Ownership (TCO) of the complete Accops solution is lower than what could have been in a multi-vendor scenario. Professional services from Accops has helped us to roll out VDI faster and the feedback from users on the onsite support has been excellent. Accops support team has been very proactive in resolving any issue brought to their notice and we found the product management team to be very helpful and agile in responding to our requests. After experiencing the faster response on VDI, users who are still on desktops, want to migrate to Accops based VDI. This is a great win for Accops VDI and our IT team.”

Biju John
GM-IT, Wockhardt Ltd.

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