Case Studies - Open Reality

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Aardman Animations: The Pirates!
Aardman Animations: Palo Alto NGFW Illustrates Visibility Benefits
Aardman Animations is host to many freelancers and contractors that plug into their network, and they needed a way to safely enable applications for them while having control over the network. Switching from a traditional firewall to a Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall provided Aardman with visibility into network traffic based on applications, users and content, all the while allowing staff freedom of use. Read more.
Capita - Ambulance
Capita: Saving Lives with the Observer Performance Management Platform
When the English Ambulance Trusts decided to unify their services the infrastructure changes resulted in substantial improvements, but they also created a few new challenges managing VoIP delivery. Specifically, the Trusts lacked the visibility needed to validate communication quality, time of delivery, and whether any service interruptions occurred. Read more.
LVS Oxford Staff & Learner
LVS Oxford: Keeping Staff and Students Safe in School
The IT and management teams at LVS Oxford wanted to pioneer the use of a Real-Time Location System (RTLS) within an educational establishment. Open Reality installed and configured Ekahau RTLS to provide the staff and students of LVS Oxford with a safer and more environment. Read more.
Places for People Engineer
Places for People: Saved Thousands by Moving to a VDI
BrightCloud deployed a Citrix virtual desktop environment resulting in savings of over £730,000, with a further £100,000 reduction in recurring costs. Places for People’s carbon footprint was also slashed by nearly 400 CO2 tonnes, whilst increased employee efficiency has boosted customer service excellence. Read more.
Angry Birds Go!
Exient: Blue Coat PacketShaper Resolves Bandwidth Issues for Games Developer
Exient were experiencing serious performance issues, as users were fighting for bandwidth. Blue Coat PacketShaper gave complete visibility into bandwidth usage and allowed them to set application-level Quality of Service, resulting in vastly improved network experience and happy users. Read more.
SeeAbility - Nasir
SeeAbility: A Bold Move to IaaS Returns Big Benefits
BrightCloud have been working in a close partnership with SeeAbility for over 10 years and now deliver SeeAbility’s IT Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The bold move to a monthly “lease” payment structure has delivered significant cost savings for the charity and means they benefit from an IT infrastructure with the associated security, resilience and data recovery it otherwise could not afford. Read more.
Businessman with tablet on train
Cripps LLP: Boosts Productivity, Client & Staff Satisfaction with Citrix Mobility
A new Citrix environment delivered by Open Reality has increased staff productivity. Lawyers are now free to work on more billable cases, greatly enhancing revenue, whilst client service levels are better than ever. This more effective use of time has meant extended working hours have been reduced and employees enjoy a better work-life balance. Read more.
OSJCT Nurse & Resident
OSJCT: Keeping IT and resident care standards high
BrightCloud’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform removed the need for OSJCT to refresh their IT estate and meant that OSJCT could remove cost, increase efficiency and focus their IT team on strategic, care-focused projects. Read more.
EuroTunnel Lorry Park
Eurotunnel: Ekahau Site Survey Provides Reliable Heat Mapping
Eurotunnel needed a wireless survey tool that could verify Wi-Fi coverage in large lorry parks either side of the crossing. Ekahau Site Survey's inbuilt GPS capability means that the team can quickly and easily check the Wi-Fi coverage of their sites. Read more.


The skills and knowledge demonstrated by Open Reality, Ekahau and HP were exceptional. The expertly managed project team made light work of the comple…
Adrian McGarryDirector of ICTLVS Oxford


Leicestershire County Council: Observer GigaStor Finds the Needle in a Haystack

Leicestershire County Council: Observer GigaStor Finds the Needle in a Haystack

When a random disconnect of some of the Councils business-critical cloud applications began affecting productivity for dozens of users every day, they knew they would need to do some detective work to find the issue.


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