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Financial Services

banking finance insuranceFinancial services organizations are complex, with inordinate numbers of custom applications. The IT department faces the additional burdens of regulatory compliance—often spanning internationally, and extra-high security needs, with significant breaches in recent history. Employees are the front line for representing the company’s brand in the face of increasing expectations from the customers they serve. To maintain end user productivity, a key business priority is for IT to providing a high level of service and great virtualized desktop performance. And that’s where Login VSI comes in.

Login VSI is an essential component of the financial services IT department’s toolkit for:

  • Sizing and scaling
  • Improve data quality and accessibility
  • Data security and compliance

Case studies:

Global 500 Banking Company

Challenges

Top reasons for purchasing Login VSI:

  • Load test
  • Benchmark

High availability is very important to their organization.

Use Case

Use Login VSI for the following reasons:

  • To know the maximum user capacity of their environment
  • To test the impact of hardware and software changes
  • To benchmark hardware and software options to make the right decisions

Use the following virtualized desktop environment in conjunction with Login VSI:

  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenDesktop

3+ years in production stage of their virtualized desktop environment.

Results

Rated Login VSI’s capabilities:

  • Ease of use: superior
  • Turn-key workloads: superior
  • Workload customization: superior

Since deploying Login VSI:

  • Reduced risk of a negative impact from implementing software application updates
  • Login VSI improved their ability to deliver a better end user experience by 50 to 74%.

Source: TechValidate Survey

Large Enterprise Banking Company

Challenges

Top reasons for purchasing Login VSI:

  • Load test
  • Benchmark

High availability is very important to their organization.

Use Case

Use Login VSI for the following reasons:

  • To know the maximum user capacity of their environment
  • To test the impact of hardware and software changes
  • To locate hidden performance problems (bottlenecks)

Use the following virtualized desktop environment in conjunction with Login VSI:

  • Citrix XenDesktop

Pilot phase stage of their virtualized desktop environment.

Results

Since deploying Login VSI:

  • IT infrastructure costs have reduced
  • Login VSI improved their ability to deliver a better end user experience by greater than 75%.
  • Login VSI lowered the TCO of their virtualized desktop environment by 25% to 49%.

Source: TechValidate Survey

Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Challenges

Top reasons for purchasing Login VSI:

  • Load test
  • Locate bottlenecks
  • Validate performance
  • Manage performance

High availability is critical to their organization.

Use Case

Uses LoginVSI for the following reasons:

  • To know the maximum user capacity of their environment
  • To test the impact of hardware and software changes
  • To locate hidden performance problems (bottlenecks)

Uses the following virtualized desktop environment in conjunction with Login VSI:

  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

1 year in production stage of their virtualized desktop environment.

Results

Since deploying Login VSI:

  • Improved overall desktop uptime
  • Reduced the number of support calls
  • Improved end user efficiency

Login VSI improved their ability to deliver a better end user experience by 50 to 74%.

Login VSI lowered the TCO of their virtualized desktop environment by 25% to 49%.

Testimonials

“Login VSI has prevented our company from having to purchase additional hardware by allowing us to test our systems and find the bottlenecks to improve the current workload of our aging hardware!”

-IT Manager of a Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Source: TechValidate Survey

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Challenges

Top reasons for purchasing Login VSI:

  • Load test
  • Benchmark
  • Locate bottlenecks
  • Predict performance
  • Validate performance
  • Manage performance

High availability is very important to their organization.

Use Case

Uses Login VSI for the following reasons:

  • To know the maximum user capacity of their environment
  • To test the impact of hardware and software changes
  • To benchmark hardware and software options to make the right decisions
  • To locate hidden performance problems (bottlenecks)

Uses the following virtualized desktop environment in conjunction with Login VSI:

  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

2 years in production stage of their virtualized desktop environment.

Results

Rated Login VSI’s capabilities:

  • Ease of use: superior
  • Turn-key workloads: superior
  • Workload customization: superior
  • Easy to understand results: superior
  • Total cost of ownership: superior

Operational challenges solved since deploying Login VSI:

  • Improved overall desktop uptime
  • Delivered a faster desktop
  • Reduced risk of a negative impact from implementing software application updates
  • Reduced the number of support calls
  • Improved end user efficiency

Login VSI improved their ability to deliver a better end user experience by 50 to 74%.

Login VSI lowered the TCO of their virtualized desktop environment by 25% to 49%.

Testimonials

“Login VSI allowed us to vet out configuration changes within our SBC and VDI environments prior to introducing into production. It’s a great product, very easy to use and has good support.”

-Virtualization Architect at a Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Source: TechValidate Survey

Testimonials:

Manoj Doshi - Aetna

"Login VSI gives you a true picture of performance in your environment, whether you’ve built it right or need to make changes. When you don’t have room for mistakes, Login VSI provides you with the confidence and assurance that the environment is going to work."

Manoj Doshi, Director - Client Technology Innovation at Aetna

Wim Ooms - LeasePlan

"Login AM proves that software doesn’t have to be complex. Because of Login AM our technical process has been simplified, it barely happens that we have to apply changes manually. And that mitigates the risk of human errors."

Wim Ooms, ICT Operations Manager at LeasePlan

Johnny Blizzard - Health Insurance Organization

"We now have indisputable empirical proof supporting our claims. With Login VSI, we can run our own applications against various hardware platforms before we move to production! Application owners can see how their code impacts their users on our systems and we can present our findings to management for funding increases. We can also advocate for the users when supporting their claims of poor performance, all because of Login VSI."

Johnny Blizzard, Sr. IT Systems Engineer at a Health Insurance Organization

Some of our financial services customers:

menzis
iak
swiss-re
societe-generale
pacific-life
liberty-mutual
blue-shield-of-california
citi
canadian-imperial-bank-of-commerce
first-foundation
eaton-vance
bank-of-tokyo-mitsubishi
aetna
cigna
bdo
deutsche-bank
jpmorgan-chase
ubs
allstate
morgan-stanley

What our customers are saying

Nick Couper - Bet365

"LoginVSI is an essential tool for our company which enables us to load test our virtual desktop environment so that we can capacity plan with confidence. We would struggle to benchmark our systems without it."

Nick Couper, IT Services Delivery Manager at Bet365


Michael Bernas - Workers' Compensation Board Alberta

“We've used Login VSI for the past 3 years as part of our Disaster Recovery Exercise. It's not only helped us in validating the functionality of our Citrix XenApp farm, but it's also been an invaluable tool in proving the number of concurrent connections into the environments. It’s allowed us to take our theoretical numbers and put actual real life data behind them.”

Michael Bernas, Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta


Chris Gebhardt - NetApp

“We use Login VSI to make sure that what we are recommending to our customers is much better than what their guesses are. Because if you don't do proper assessment and if you don’t use Login VSI, your architecture is just a guess.”

Chris Gebhardt, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer at NetApp

Login VSI, Inc.

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Login VSI B.V.

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Phone: +31 20 705 1200