Amway: VMware View With PCoIP Protocol Enables Amway To Aggregate Americas Operations For Economies Of Scale
Consumer products company Amway wished to gain economies of scale by aggregating finance operations spread across the Americas into a single enterprise process center in Costa Rica. The challenge was to provide end users with high-performance desktop access to applications residing in Amway's datacenter in Ada, Michigan. Amway worked with VMware partner Teradici to design and implement a desktop infrastructure using VMware View with PCoIP zero clients. This resulted in aggregation of financial operations cuts costs; Costa Rica project serves as test case for Amway operations worldwide, desktop end users access IT resources over WAN with LAN-like experience and centralization of data and applications simplifies IT management and enhances.