Veho rolled out a network revamp with Citrix NetScaler

Veho has set a goal to make the Group's site most widely used in the field site, which operates reliably and it is secure. External and internal context of web services reform Veho introduced the service load to offset the Citrix NetScaler solution, allowing created in SharePoint system sites work faster. The Group's remote access significantly speeded up the introduction of NetScaler time.

The Veho Group is Finland's leading automotive trade group, which also operates in the Baltic countries and Sweden, employing a total of about 2 200 people. The company was founded in 1939 by Mercedes-Benz Finnish importer. Veho's business consists of import, retail sales and maintenance of passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Finland Veholla has about 45 locations across the country.

The large number of offices Veho Group's network environment is a very broad scale in Finland. Veho started using the Citrix NetScaler solution, particularly for load balancing and for facilitating remote access to the system. Now the group you have two NetScaler 9500 device in two different data center.

New impetus for the network environment and remote connections

Veho Group The most significant feature of Citrix NetScaler is a load-balancing, which can be virtualized heavier system entities, such as SharePoint services. Veho Group renewed its NetScaler enables taken in SharePoint publication of retail Internet services, as well as extra- and intranet services. Now Veho's website visitor does not need to wait to download content.

Citrix NetScaler load balancing feature to improve the effectiveness of the Group's internal connections and remote access. Complementary to Citrix Access Gateway provides secure systems for sustaining partners Veho VPN and SSL connections.

'Extra' buy often sought a lot of marketing materials and technical information. Over the network load large files, which are located in the service of a third party. NetScaler provides an efficient sharing of technology information, and do not jam the lines, "Veho Group IT Director Hannu Harjula says.

"Remote connectivity and VPN access are speeded up considerably, and the difference to competing solutions is clear. We have been able to compare the rates of many times we sat with our laptops with other companies' representatives at the negotiating room - Veho VPN connection is a class of its own," Harjula says.

Ease of system maintenance and release of new services

Veho chose Citrix NetScaler solution, finding that no comparable solution to its offering of other software manufacturers. The company strives to the highest attainable standard of service and search for a solution that does not need to constantly maintain, and that the changes are few and thoughtful.

"To all customers, we are unable to provide the right car or the service, but none of the guests is not allowed to turn off due to bad service experience. The technical solution must act, and that is why we chose Citrix NetScaler. We wanted a system of brutal force iron-based load balancing technology," Harjula explains.

In load testing, it was found that NetScaler for SharePoint systems could not be a burden to such an extent that they no longer be able to serve its users. In addition to load balancing NetScaler provides post a clear and workable model of services. After the introduction of all the publications in the same way and in the same place, which simplifies the deployment of services and certificates management. All site features are duplicated, so services will continue to operate normally even if problems arise.

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Veho's previous experience of Citrix products made the introduction of NetScaler effortless. Veho's partner in the implementation of IT in its power plant, which corresponded to the supply, commissioning and integration of the environment Veho devices.

Veho's server environment is centralized data centers. The company plans to reduce server capacity and reduces the number of servers significantly when the old equipment removed from the virtualization time. NetScaler Veholla utilization is still at an early stage, it served the approximately 8,000 property is only a few already into active use. New features are being tested in a virtual environment, so that publication of the future web applications as easy as possible. 

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Remote connectivity and VPN access are speeded up considerably, and the difference to competing solutions is clear. We have been able to compare the rates of many times we sat with our laptops with other companies' representatives at the negotiating room - Veho VPN connection is a class of its own
- Hannu Harjula

IT Director

Veho-Konserni

Industry

  • Transportation

Key Benefit

  • Ease of system maintenance and release of new services

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