Airline provider JetStar uses global recession as a springboard to analyse and reduce IT TCO. JetStar have used VMware to virtualize their Microsoft Servers, Citrix to deliver the application set and AppSense user environment management for managing the user aspect of the desktop.
All in all through this combination of best in breed virtualization technology, JetStar state ‘cost of support at the local airports Jetstar occupies has reduced by 60 percent, maintenance is down by 40 percent, and costs of local systems and servers have reduced by 100 . Just as importantly, Jetstar’s IT is consuming 85 percent less power due to the virtualised machines, so therefore there’s less CO2.’
Sean Walsh, VP of Sales for Australia & New Zealand, AppSense acknowledges this with “Aviation is a tough market, JetStar have demonstrated the enablement of best practice IT costs can level out, with AppSense UEM solutions reducing and managing cost is simple”.
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