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The experts at House of Brick are committed to providing you with the solution that best fits your organization’s needs.

We are not resellers, but consultants who bring decades of experience to your engagement in order to implement the right mix of technologies, services, and tools to ensure your success. No matter where you are in your journey – from utilizing on-premises and hybrid models to launching new cloud initiatives – our team works in conjunction with your staff to achieve your goals while keeping your project on-time and on-budget.

Case Studies

Travis Credit Union Consolidates Systems and Significantly Improves Stability and Performance

Travis Credit Union (TCU) needed to update and consolidate their critical systems in order to gain a complete picture of their members in  order to fully understand and support those members’ needs.

TCU engaged with House of Brick to provide best practices and reference architecture for running Oracle RAC workloads on VMware infrastructure to create a highly available environment for their core systems.

Laitram Improves Efficiency of Business Continuity Process By More Than 60%

Over time, Laitram’s environment grew more and more complex. At the same time, they were working to simplify their non-ERP systems’ Business Continuity processes by using existing storage and virtualization technologies. While they knew the value of using these same technologies for their Oracle ERP environment, they wanted validation of their proposed changes by experts in the field, House of Brick.

Sheetz Distribution Services - Migrating and Virtualizing Oracle and SQL Server to Increase Performance and Improve Efficiency

With guidance from House of Brick, Sheetz Distribution Services increased performance while decreasing hardware costs and complexity.

Indiana University - System Migration and Virtualization

With the help of House of Brick and VMware, Indiana University’s IT department increased flexibility and reduced costs for large mission critical Oracle databases.

American Tire Distributors - Virtualizing Oracle E-Business Suite and RAC

With help from House of Brick, Oracle E-Business Suite application and Oracle RAC now run under VMware for dynamic scaling of enterprise applications, allowing for business agility to become a reality for American Tire Distributors.

House of Brick (HOB) has been a key partner to us with their Oracle and SQL Server expertise. They have supported our successful efforts of migrating from Oracle to Microsoft SQL which have reduced our costs considerably. We have an ongoing continued relationship with HOB to ensure compliance with Microsoft and to support us as we further modernize our database operations.”

Tony Kennedy

Director of Finance, California Insurance Guarantee Association

Related Resources

Scottish Government Virtualizes Critical Legacy Apps in VMWare Cloud on AWS

Presenters: Nick Walter, Principal Architect, House of Brick Technologies
Neill Smith, Head of IT Infrastructure (ARE Directorate), The Scottish Government
Scottish Government Virtualizes Critical Legacy Apps in VMware Cloud on AWS [BCA3199BU]
Scotland’s Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate (ARE) desired to embrace a modern hybrid cloud strategy built around VMware technologies as their platform of the future. This was complicated by many mission-critical, legacy applications and Oracle databases that were perceived to be impossible to virtualize or move to the cloud due to their dependence on legacy technologies such as the SPARC/Solaris platform, Oracle Database 10g, and Oracle APEX. House of Brick and ARE partnered to virtualize the legacy application stacks using VMware vSphere, and leverage VMware HCX and VMware Cloud on AWS as a disaster recovery platform. Between the two, ARE proved that even the most stubborn legacy application can be a good fit for a hybrid cloud environment built on the strong technological foundations provided by VMware.

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House of Brick Clients Featured in VMWorld 2014 Customer Success Stories Panel

With a focus on Cloud Architectures, panelists elaborate on the particulars of their impressive individual successes. VMware’s Don Sullivan leads a discussion of popular applications with customers such as Conagra (SAP Supply Chain), First National Bank of Nebraska (Oracle Identity Management), SITA, and Indiana University. Panelists share how they successfully implemented their respective Business Critical Applications on Oracle on vSphere.

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