Customer Stories

About

  • 287-bed nonprofit teaching hospital
  • Critical safety-net hospital for the Central Brooklyn, NY communities of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Network of ambulatory care clinics treat more than 250,000 patients every year

Challenges

  • Enhance security, compliance and mobility with limited resources
  • Reduce the risk of threats coming in from endpoints and IoT devices
  • Improve IT efficiency to direct more funds to patient care

Solution

Utilized VMware NSX® Data Center for micro-segmentation and VMware AppDefense™ to protect applications on its virtual infrastructure.

Integrated with VMware vSphere®, the combination delivers complete app-level segmentation for an advanced, least-privilege security posture. The emphasis on security extends to the end user with solutions for virtual desktops and mobile device management.

  • VMware NSX Data Center
  • VMware AppDefense
  • VMware vSphere

Impact

  • Protected online patient portal with network segmentation
  • Met Meaningful Use 3 guidelines and compliance with NIST standards
  • Achieved almost 100% server virtualization, saving $2.03M over 7 years
  • Minimized risk of lateral movement of malware