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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Magic Quadrant for X86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure

    Virtualization of x86 architecture servers has been an extremely dynamic market (and a major trend) since VMware introduced its server products in 2001. For several years, competition was very limited. However, since 2006 (with the first commercial versions of Xen) and 2008 (with the release of Microsoft's Hyper-V), very viable...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Virtualization & Cloud Technology

    The virtualization and cloud computing industries are getting large attention in the market due to their clear value proposition. They are providing a simple and unified platform upon which companies can build their entire infrastructure and simultaneously realize large cost savings with hardware, labor, and management resource reductions. The question...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    VMware and Cloud Computing: An Evolutionary Approach to an IT Revolution

    During the past 40 years, information technology has undergone many revolutions in how applications and data have been delivered to users. Mainframes provided a centralized computation facility where end users consumed resources on a shared basis. Client-server architectures offered flexibility and lowered computing costs while bringing more power to the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Server Virtualization: One Path That Leads to Cloud Computing

    Virtualization is much more than a tactical cost-cutting trend. Virtualization must be seen strategically as a catalyst of overall IT change and modernization. These changes position IT more as a service provider for the business, helps IT behave more like a cloud provider, and prepares the business to be a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware Professional Services: Cloud Computing Services - Pave the Way for a Smooth Transition to the Cloud Computing Model

    Today's companies need flexibility to keep up with the changing pace of business and they need cost-effective solutions that can scale as the organization expands. What is more, faced with expensive and brittle IT infrastructures - and with server utilization rates of 10 percent or less - many companies are...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Applications Management Series Part 1: Maximizing the Internal Cloud as a Robust Platform for Virtualizing Tier 1 Applications

    This webcast is part one of a four-part series about managing applications effectively in a virtualized environment. This first webcast focuses on the value of the internal cloud for providing a robust, secure, performance-driven platform for Tier 1 applications support. Through a series of use cases and examples, the presenters...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Technical Track: Automation and Control with VMware vCenter Lifecycle Manager

    In this webcast the presenters will provide the technical foundation to understanding VMware Lifecycle Manager for successful deployments in diverse environments. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about: installation and configuration of VMware Lifecycle Manager, user roles and workflows and deployment best practices.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    VMworld 2009 Recap

    Through this webcastone will learn about: virtual datacenter management with the VMware vCenter Product Family, the next step in cloud computing - VMware vCloud Express, new VMware innovations in virtual desktop management and mobile device virtualization.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Build vApps and Virtual Appliances for the Cloud With VMware Studio 2

    A "vApp" is a pre-built software solution, consisting of multiple virtual machines, packaged and maintained as a single entity. vApps are self-describing and self-managing on the platform they run and typically comprise multitier applications. Through this webcast one will learn about how VMware Studio 2 makes it possible to configure,...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Customer Spotlight: How the San Francisco Unified School District Cut Energy Use

    View this webcast and hear from the San Francisco Unified School District about their experience with virtualization. Through this webcast one will learn how they were able to consolidate servers while continuing to deploy more applications, allowing them to increase productivity and ease the IT budget.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Securing the Cloud a Review of Cloud Computing, Security Implications and Best Practices

    Today's IT budgets are tighter than at any time in recent history. But despite severe budget constraints, user demands are still escalating - as they always will. To survive in today's economy, businesses must carefully scrutinize investments in IT infrastructure to ensure that they match key business needs and deliver...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Highly-Scalable Virtualization: Optimizing Your Infrastructure With IBM EX5 and VMware VSphere

    Organizations today face challenges that require a new approach to how IT is conceived and implemented. They need a dynamic infrastructure that reduces costs and generates more business value while managing risk to the company's information. Virtualization is an important part of this, unchaining logical resources from physical elements and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Transforming Desktop Virtualization: VMware View on the New IBM System x and BladeCenter eX5 Servers and IBM System Storage DS3500

    Today, optimizing the IT infrastructure is imperative for reducing costs while maintaining a nimble business environment day after day. To that end, many companies are leveraging consolidation and virtualization strategies to simplify IT - and deliver a dynamic IT environment. Consolidation helps organizations reduce server sprawl, simplify administration, increase availability,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Optimizing Your Infrastructure With Highly-Scalable Virtualization

    Organizations today face challenges that require a new approach to how IT is conceived and implemented. They need a dynamic infrastructure that reduces costs and generates more business value while managing risk to the company's information. Virtualization is an important part of this, unchaining logical resources from physical elements and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Getting the MAX From Your Virtualized Environment: Comprehensive Solutions From VMware and IBM

    Companies have implemented server virtualization to reduce hardware and space costs in the datacenter. Now, those same companies are poised to virtualize their most critical enterprise applications, the next step towards the goal of a fully-virtualized, efficient computing environment that reduces the cost of hardware, licenses, and labor. For this...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    VMware Desktop Virtualization Strategy Assessment Service

    Unlike server virtualization projects that are limited to the datacenter, the impact of desktop virtualization initiatives spans the organization. Desktop virtualization can impact: People - Administrative groups that have previously had little or no interaction will now have to work together. Processes - Processes that once ran in parallel will...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Success: Adjusting IT Mindset

    Enterprise IT leaders around the world realize that cloud computing offers game changing business value through IT agility and efficiency.? In fact, eighty-eight percent of the 600 plus global IT decision makers surveyed?indicate that cloud computing will be a priority over the next 18 months.? The primary driver for this...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    From Secure Virtualization to Secure Private Cloud

    As enterprises move beyond virtualizing their data centers to build private cloud-computing infrastructures, security must evolve to support this. Whether securing physical data centers, virtualized data centers or private clouds, the fundamental tenets of information security don't change ? ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, access, and audit of our information...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing: The Next Generation of Outsourcing

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    IT Value Transformation Roadmap - Cloud Strategy Brief

    IT organizations are perceived by the business in one of two ways - either as a cost center or a center of strategic value. Research has identified a common pattern of activity across organizations that have successfully shifted from a cost focus to delivering strategic value for the business. This...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Building Secure Private Clouds with VMware vCloud Director

    VMware vCloud Director gives you the ability to build secure private clouds that dramatically increase datacenter efficiency and business agility. Coupled with VMware vSpheretm, the best platform for cloud infrastructures, VMware vCloud Director delivers cloud computing for existing datacenters by pooling virtual infrastructure resources and delivering them to users as...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    VMware vCloud Director: Technical Overview

    VMware vCloud Director is a software solution that enables enterprises to build secure, multi-tenant private clouds by pooling infrastructure resources into virtual datacenters and exposing them to users through Web-based portals and programmatic interfaces as fully automated, catalog-based services. Attend this webcast to learn about: ? The architecture...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    VMware TV Series: The Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud. Delivered.

    The enterprise-class public cloud is real. But how do you ensure you're leveraging the VMware technology you know and trust? Learn how VMware vCloud? and the VMware service provider ecosystem can help you extend your VMware private cloud environment with compatible public cloud computing services. Discover how VMware delivers...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Your Cloud, Your Business: Perspectives from Verizon and VMware

    Like the idea of cloud computing but want a provider that supports the applications you already have? How can you be sure you get the security you need ? and pass audit ? with an external cloud? And how are enterprise hybrid clouds different from "swipe your credit card" style...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Decoupling Dynamic Program Analysis From Execution in Virtual Environments

    Analyzing the behavior of running programs has a wide variety of compelling applications, from intrusion detection and prevention to bug discovery. Unfortunately, the high runtime overheads imposed by complex analysis techniques makes their deployment impractical in most settings. The authors present a virtual machine based architecture called Aftersight ameliorates this,...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Introducing VMware Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0

    Learn about the latest features in VMware Zimbra® Collaboration Suite 7.0. Zimbra boosts the productivity of users on any desktop and dramatically reduces total cost of ownership (TCO). View new features in a live product demonstration where you will see the following enhancements: Redesigned calendar screens to make...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Global Cloud Computing Adoption: Transformation Is In The Air

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Dell and VMware Put Reliable Disaster Recovery within Reach

    Lack of disaster recovery planning can be catastrophic for your small-to-medium-sized business (SMB). Many SMBs find themselves out of business within 24 months of a major disaster. But, traditionally, implementing a reliable DR strategy has been seen as too complex and too expensive for smaller companies. Not anymore. It's time...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    What Dell Virtualization Solutions Can Do for Your Business

    What's your greatest motivation for considering virtualization? Chances are, it's the cost savings. Yes, virtualization will save you money, but it will also do so much more. Watch this short, informational video to discover all the benefits Dell Virtualization Solutions has to offer, including making IT more agile, improving quality...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Importance of Storage in Successful Server Virtualization Projects

    High availability and disaster recovery are among the key reasons that customers deploy virtualization solutions. But in order for those solutions to work effectively, SAN storage must have equivalent virtualization features. Download this solution brief to learn more about the important role of storage for success in server virtualization. ...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Maximize the Return on Your VMware Virtualization Investment

    Organizations of all sizes turn to virtualization to reduce costs and increase the efficiency, availability, and flexibility of their IT organizations. With HP and VMware solutions, you can simplify, optimize, and save in your VMware environment with the right infrastructure to store, protect, and manage your virtual servers, desktops, and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    How Your Business Can Attain Maximum ROI from Virtualization.

    Small and midsize businesses are making virtualization one of the hottest trends in IT. The reasons? Virtualization reduces the cost and complexity of technology, frees up time to make their businesses more responsive and improves their ability to rebound from disasters. Download the white paper to find out more.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Saving Your Servers from Disaster Using VMware Virtualization.

    In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key features of virtualization?specifically VMware virtualization solutions?that help defend your datacenter against disaster. Virtualization offers hardware independence?a huge time saver in recovering from a disaster. In addition to this core capability, virtualization provides several other ways to protect your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize Your Servers.

    Server virtualization isn't just for big companies. Entry-level virtualization tools are free or low-cost, and there are many benefits to virtualization (including saving money). It's not a question of "if" you should virtualize your servers;it's a question of "when." In this article, I outline five steps you should take to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    The Top Ten Most Forgotten Things When Building a Disaster Recovery Plan.

    Every IT manager knows the importance of having an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan. Organisations without an adequate plan may find themselves out of business quickly after experiencing a major disaster. This statistic is amplified for small and mid-sized businesses: many of these businesses today are relying on archaic backup...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Benefitting from Server Virtualization

    Increasing the use of server virtualization is a top priority for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). According to ESG's 2010 Spending Intentions Survey, it is nearly tied as the top priority for SMBs over the next 12 to 18 months. Download the white paper for more information.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Maximize Your Data Center Virtualization Environment

    Learn how to take advantage of VMware virtualization running on Intel Xeon processor-based servers to improve energy-efficiency performance. Virtualization on industry-standard servers has transformed IT service delivery, enabling companies to dramatically consolidate infrastructure and reduce costs, while implementing high availability and disaster-recovery more cost effectively and across a wider...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    VMware ThinApp Reviewer's Guide

    VMware ThinApp? is a leading solution for application virtualization that eliminates application conflicts, eases software migrations and simplifies application deployment. ThinApp does not require client agents or additional server infrastructure, and it works with both physical desktop environments and virtual desktop infrastructures powered by VMware View. Download this reviewer's guide...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Virtualization Imperative for Client Operating Systems Migration

    In a recent survey of 150 IT professionals, Forrester Research found that many organizations have aggressive upgrade plans for their desktop operating systems but face a number of migration challenges, and they are deploying application and desktop virtualization solutions as a means to accelerate their client OS migrations. Download this...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Accelerate Applications Deployment to Desktops with Virtualization

    VMware? ThinApp? agentless architecture delivers complete application-to-application and application-to-OS isolation for desktop software. It helps to deploy applications more quickly to end points without requiring costly server hardware or software infrastructure to be installed. In this webcast, you will learn: How the unique architecture of ThinApp reduces deployment...

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