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Why Virtualization?

By making it possible to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on a single server, virtualization can increase IT agility, flexibility, and scalability while enabling significant cost savings. Workloads can be deployed faster, performance and availability improved, and many facets of IT operations become automated, resulting in simpler management and operational cost savings.

Implemented properly and with the right software, virtualization can:

  • Enable today’s trend toward flexible remote office operations
  • Reduce capital and operating costs
  • Deliver high application availability
  • Minimize or eliminate downtime
  • Increase IT productivity, efficiency, agility, and responsiveness
  • Speed and simplify application and resource provisioning
  • Support business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Enable centralized management
  • Build a true software-defined datacenter

Derive Technologies works with several strategic partners—including Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, and others to provide cost-effective virtualization solutions that address recent, major shifts in the ways organizations support the productivity needs of their distributed workforces.

Virtualization can dramatically extend the capacity and reach of core IT infrastructure and networks. It can turn desktops, laptops, and other endpoint and mobile devices into powerful, dynamic resources for on-demand data and services.

Derive’s unique solutions, evolving with the benefit of over two decades of infrastructure consulting experience, enables the following computing areas to be virtualized:

  • Datacenter
  • Network architecture
  • Desktops, laptops, and tablets
  • Data archives
  • Security layers
  • Communications (mail, messaging, text, video, etc.)
  • …and more

 

Datacenter Virtualization

Datacenter virtualization enable businesses to realize significant increases in server utilization and significant decreases in operational server costs—up to 50% decreases in cost. Similar improvements can be achieved with network, storage, and client virtualization.

Many customers only associate virtualization with hardware savings. However, Derive has helped organizations realize considerably more in the areas of IT operational costs and faster service delivery.

Desktop Virtualization

Derive utilizes virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions from Citrix, Microsoft, and other premier IT vendors. With the centralized data and application management tools these vendors make available, businesses benefit not only from making corporate resources available to employees wherever they are, but from reduced IT management and administration costs.

Virtualization

Technologies like Citrix Virtual Desktops, VMWare Horizon, or Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop apply a many-to-one approach with “single image management” enabling allowing IT administrators to configure a single “gold” computing environment, or image, and deploy it to hundreds or thousands of users with minimal management overhead. Virtual desktop solutions provide users with a fully functional desktop environment complete with applications, login scripts, and file storage shares

In today’s remote office operations, the ability to securely deliver a traditional desktop work environment—with all the expected capabilities and access to network services and data—is paramount. Productivity of remote workers will suffer if access to applications and data is impaired or performance is substandard.

Derive's solutions deliver applications, data, and corporate services to remote devices and locations, anywhere, anytime—securely.

Network Virtualization

From Red Hat:

“There are two kinds of network virtualization: external and internal. External network virtualization can combine systems physically attached to the same local area network (LAN) into separate virtual local area networks (VLANs), or conversely can divide separate LANs into the same VLAN. This allows service providers to improve a large network’s efficiency.

“…internal network virtualization acts within one server to emulate a physical network.”

Network virtualization provided by Derive and our partners HPE, Cisco and others, enables our clients to split up available bandwidth into a true multi-channel service, thus separating single networks into diverse, manageable parts.

Regardless of the network virtualization scheme deployed, Derive provides software solutions that let one network cost-effectively become many.

Partners

Advantech® is a leading player in the global healthcare market. Advantech iHealthcare has developed its core competencies and collaborated with international medical equipment manufacturers and system integrators to assist hospitals with advancing...
Amico designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of products for virtually every department in today’s healthcare facilities. Amico’s product groups encompass: Headwalls Casework (customized hospital wall layouts) Suction and oxygen...
Barco® Healthcare designs and develops leading visualization products for healthcare organizations with an integrated approach. Across the hospital enterprise, Barco’s display systems help improve clinical performance in every department,...
Capsa Healthcare has a leadership position in the critical areas of medication management, healthcare IT, and pharmacy automation. Capsa solutions are deployed in an array of care environments including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals,...
Code is a technology leader in the latest generation of image-based barcode scanning systems used in critical applications found in healthcare, technology manufacturing, transportation, and other diverse industries.Code barcode reading solutions can be...
In the healthcare vertical, Ergotron boasts a wide portfolio of medical carts, wall-mounted workstations, and telehealth solutions. Medical carts – StyleView and CareFit carts are available in a wide range of configuration options and accessories,...
Fujitsu’s Imaging Solutions group specializes in compact form-factor, high-performance document scanners particularly well-suited to the needs of healthcare organizations, exemplified by the award winning fi-800R. This ultra-compact and versatile...
Humanscale Healthcare is a leader in next-generation point-of-care solutions that advance caregiver and patient safety, engagement, and satisfaction. The company’s mission is to create innovative healthcare technology solutions that empower a higher...
JACO is a leading manufacturer and integrator of point-of-care Electronic Medical Records (EMR) mobile computer carts, mobile cart power systems, wall stations and wall arm technology. JACO’s EVO series of powered and unpowered carts (for...
Metro delivers comprehensive solutions for healthcare providers with needs in the following areas: Shelving and racks Medical carts and medical storage COVID-19 solutions such as barriers, shields, sanitizer stands and holders, and PPE...
Seal Shield is a global leader in the development and manufacture of effective infection prevention technologies for healthcare and other industries. Seal Shield’s commitment to reducing the instance of cross contamination infections is reflected in...
Zebra strives to improve patient care by utilizing leading-edge barcode scanning and associated technologies ensures the right patient receives the right care at the right time. Use cases for Zebra scanners include: Patient identification Specimen...
As a Dell Technologies Gold Certified channel partner, Derive represents Dell’s wide portfolio of datacenter, storage, cloud and desktop products plus related services. This includes:
Derive’s Premier Certification status with Cisco—and a long list of diverse technical certifications—enables fast, expert assessments, design, implementation, and support of today’s complex data network needs. Most of...
A highly valued channel partner, Citrix enables organizations to effectively support traditional office and remote virtual workforces with exceptional user experiences delivered via seamless VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) environments. Accompanied...
Derive Technologies partners with Nutanix to deliver powerful IT solutions based on the vendor’s highly popular hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology. Derive and Nutanix can deliver the promise of HCI: A full IT infrastructure stack...
Veeam is an industry-leading backup and data management platform for on-premises, cloud-based, and virtual computing environments. In addition to normal organizational concerns about data loss from the unexpected, like power outages, today’s threat...
Webair specializes on the data security needs of several industry verticals: Financial, Healthcare, and Government. It provides: Private cloud hosting, storage services, and VDI solutions Offsite backups of mission-critical data and...
HP Inc. (HPI) provides a wide variety of endpoint devices like desktop and notebook computers, monitors, tablets, printers and imaging—along with a wealth of collaborative service offerings related to IT management—for small, medium and large...
Derive Technologies partners with HPE to deliver comprehensive computing, networking, and storage solutions, all with consumption-model (OPEX) options. Contact Derive for an informational briefing. HPE, formed after its split from the original Hewlett...
As a long-time Microsoft Gold Partner, Derive Technologies is highly experienced in delivering Microsoft’s solutions aimed at the enterprise and SMB space. Derive’s go-to solution portfolio includes Microsoft Windows, Microsoft 365, plus the...
Apple’s long-term relationship with Derive enables us to source, deploy, and support Apple devices and infrastructure for organizations that are both leading-edge and cost-effective. Derive has always taken special pride in being able to provide the...
VMWare is a premier provider of software solutions that enable organizations to operate multiple operating systems, applications, and computing workloads on a single server. By installing a hypervisor software layer on the server, one or more virtual...
Lenovo’s line of products extends well beyond its well-known and respected lineup of workstations, desktop computers, notebooks, laptops, ultrabooks, tablets, phones (Motorola) and monitors. The firm has extended its reach into the datacenter with...

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