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US Marines Use VMware

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- VMware, Inc., the virtualization software leader, today announced that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) is deploying VMware products and services across its data centers and mobile combat units worldwide.

VMware software products and services enable the USMC to increase the availability, security, continuity, and sustainability of its enterprise while decreasing event recovery time. This deployment lays the foundation for a long-term virtualization strategy designed to expertly serve users whose lives depend on continuous on-demand access to mission-critical applications and information.

  • VMware Infrastructure enables the Marines to achieve an aggressive
    server consolidation goal; to reduce its physical infrastructure from
    300 data centers worldwide, which today includes approximately 12,000
    physical servers, down to 30 data centers and 100 mobile platforms.
  • VMware Infrastructure provides secure, high availability and the
    robust event recovery necessary to sustain successful military
    operations around the world.
  • VMware ACE provides complete portability through secure, virtualized

    desktops that can be carried on a USB thumb drive and deployed on any
    PC, enabling mobile combat units to access computing environments on

    the fly and from any location.

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