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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Automotive Leader JM Family Fuels Operational, Patching Success With VMware vCenter Configuration Manager

    Founded in 1968, JM Family grew from a core distribution business to a diversified automotive corporation focused on vehicle distribution and processing, finance and warranty services, insurance activities, retail sales, and technology products and services. JM Family needed a reliable method for assessing, deploying and verifying patches to its 400+...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    TSYS iSolutions Leverages VMware VCenter Configuration Manager to Tighten Security, Achieve PCI DSS Compliance

    TSYS (NYSE: TSS) is one of the world's largest companies for outsourced payment services, offering a broad range of issuer- and acquirer-processing technologies that support consumer-finance, credit, debit health care, loyalty and prepaid services for financial institutions and retail companies in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. To keep systems...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    A*Star

    Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (AStar) is the island nation's public-sector scientific research and development organization. Their main challenge is to support Web-based applications required to further Singapore's biomedical science, physical science and engineering capabilities. VMware virtualization allows them to allocate server resources to applications and services as...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Performance on VMware vSphere 4.1

    One of the key benefits of virtualization is the ability to consolidate multiple applications onto a single physical server. The importance of this can be seen clearly with multi-tier applications, where the load placed on the servers by the individual tiers often varies widely, leaving many servers under-utilized. Virtualization allows...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Understanding Memory Resource Management in VMware ESX 4.1

    VMware ESX is a hypervisor designed to efficiently manage hardware resources including CPU, memory, storage, and network among multiple, concurrent virtual machines. This paper describes the basic memory management concepts in ESX, the configuration options available, and provides results to show the performance impact of these options. The focus of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    SAP Performance on vSphere With IBM DB2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise

    VMware vSphere 4.1 provides private cloud technology to IT organizations looking to save money on hardware costs, offer their companies a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, and guarantee uptime while maintaining and upgrading their software applications and infrastructure. This paper shows how a virtualized SAP environment with IBM DB2 and SUSE Linux...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    VMware Case Study: eXimius N.V., A Thomson Reuters Company

    Thomson Reuters provides businesses and professionals with intelligent information. The company combines its expertise and innovative technology to supply critical information for decision makers in the financial, legal, and scientific and media sectors. Thomson Reuters wanted to implement a scalable, flexible and reliable IT infrastructure that enables the business to...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    eXimius N.V., A Thomson Reuters company

    Thomson Reuters provides businesses and professionals with intelligent information. They wanted to implement a scalable, flexible and reliable IT infrastructure that enables the business to grow. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. They implemented VMware vSphere 4.0 and VMware vMotion which offer uninterrupted availability of IT applications, efficient IT...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    NNIT Uses VMware vCenter Configuration Manager to Shrink Man-Hours for Regulatory Compliance & Achieve ITIL Standards

    NNIT offers consulting, development, implementation and outsourcing IT services for the largest private companies and public sector organizations. To accelerate best practice approaches for IT services management (ITIL), to comply with numerous global regulations including FDA, SOX and DS484, NNIT was in need of an efficient and effective way of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Moving to Virtualization: A Guide to What's Possible from VMware

    Did you know that over the next year, 50% of small and midsized businesses are moving to virtualization? That's because virtualization allows businesses to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on the same server, delivering a range of great benefits. Read our guide to learn how you can...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    ESG Analyst White Paper - Benefiting from Server Virtualization: Beyond Initial Workload Consolidation ?

    Increasing the use of server virtualization is a top priority for small and midsize businesses. 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. There are good reasons for this: virtualization can help reduce costs,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    SAP System Virtualization With HP ProLiant Servers - Total Cost of Ownership and Return on Investment With VMware vSphere: Virtualization as a Business Enabler

    Server consolidation, lowering the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of IT assets, green IT, IT as a service and business enabler, and IT agility are topics that are being widely discussed in the industry. SAP systems administrators cannot ignore the fact that colleagues are increasingly using virtualization to address such...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Citrix XenApp Server Deployment on VMware ESX at a Large Multi-National Insurance Company

    This paper describes the deployment of the XenApp server from Citrix in a set of virtual machines on VMware vSphere for a multinational insurance company's business use. This deployment has been in place for more than a year and it serves the needs of two thousand concurrent users within the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Kronos Workforce Central on VMware Virtual Infrastructure

    Kronos and VMware conducted extensive testing of Kronos software products on VMware virtual infrastructure. The tested products demonstrated remarkable stability running on the VMware platform, and support advanced VMware capabilities such as VMware vMotion, VMware High Availability (HA), VMware Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS), and cloning. Testing also shows that Kronos...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Making Colud Computing Secure for Enterprise

    Many companies are eager to take advantage of cloud computing, but concerns about possible security breaches and loss of data hold them back. Trust or lack of it is one of the primary reasons for the hesitancy of enterprises to put their data and applications in a multi-tenant public cloud....

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    VMware Case Study: J & H Bunn Ltd

    J&H Bunn has been responsible for the most significant innovations in its industry over the last forty years. Over the past 14 years, the company has witnessed considerable growth and has now just under 100 laptops and PCs in circulation. J&H Bunn wanted to reduce physical server sprawl and decrease...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    VMware Case Study: Cats Protection

    Formed in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK's leading feline welfare charity. It rehomes and reunites 55,000 cats and kittens every year through its network of over 250 voluntary-run branches and 29 adoption centres. Cats Protection wanted to improve business continuity and disaster recovery strategy and cut...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    VMware Case Study: Centaur Fund Services

    Established in 2009, Centaur Fund Services is a fast growing hedge fund administrator providing services to the hedge fund industry. Having worked across a number of larger enterprises in their former careers, the founders of Centaur recognised the importance of IT to their company. Centaur Fund Services Wanted to create...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Cats Protection

    Formed in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK's leading feline welfare charity. It rehomes and reunites 55,000 cats and kittens every year through its network of over 250 voluntary-run branches and 29 adoption centers. Their main challenges are to improve business continuity and disaster recovery strategy, to...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Centaur Fund Services

    Established in 2009, Centaur Fund Services is a fast growing hedge fund administrator providing services to the hedge fund industry. The main challenges they face are to create a highly resilient, affordable and scalable IT infrastructure and also to provide a robust remote working solution. VMware provided them with VMware...

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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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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Eanes Independent School District Makes Exemplary Use of VMware View, Reducing Costs of Their Desktop Environment

    Eanes Independent School District (Eanes ISD) is a school district in West Lake Hills, Texas, which is part of the Austin metropolitan area. Eanes ISD was looking for extend life of hardware within school district due to fluctuating education budget. For this Eanes ISD deployed VMware. VMware's View provides a...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    VMware Case Study: Red Deer College

    Established in 1964, Red Deer College Is a public college With 7,800 credit students and more than 13,000 continuing education students, located in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. The college offers degrees, certificates, diplomas, and apprenticeships, with more than 75 different programs to choose from. Educational institution needs to deliver content...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Larimer County Provides Agile, Cost-Effective Services to Citizens With VMware Software

    Larimer County is located in north central Colorado and is the state's seventh largest county, with a population of 293,000, The IT division supports the provision of all county IT services across multiple campus locations in three different urban areas, supporting more than 1,400 employees and the general public. Larimer...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    VMware Case Study: Marshall University

    Marshall University (MU) is the oldest public institution of higher learning in West Virginia. Perhaps best known as the subject of the 2006 movie We Are Marshall, MU offers 68 baccalaureate and 52 graduate programs to approximately 14,000 students, including 4,000 graduate and medical students. Marshall University (MU) extended the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Desktop Sizing Guide: With VMware View 4.0 and VMware VSphere 4.0 Update 1

    On a standard 14-slot IBM, BladeCenter equates to running 2,800 concurrent virtual desktops within a single chassis. The Task Worker testing shows the ability of the IBM HS22 with vSphere 4 to virtualize 200 desktops on to 8 physical cores, or 25 desktops per core. Moving to the CoIP display...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Application Presentation to VMware View Desktops With Citrix XenApp

    VMware Thinapp has the ability to provide users with a function whereby they can stream or deliver applications into VMware View desktops. Called application virtualization, the applications made available to VMware View desktops are executed and abstracted from the operating system. With the use of VMware Thinapp, applications can be...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    PCoIP Display Protocol: Information and Scenario-Based Network Sizing Guide

    PC over IP (PCoIP) is a desktop virtualization tool that reduces the total cost of ownership for desktop management. This technology is used to compress, encrypt, encode, and transmit the entire computing experience over an IP to 'stateless' PCoIP enabled desktop devices. It cracks the challenges to maintain, manage, provide,...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 4.0

    VMware has released a book on the performance guidelines covering the most critical performance areas involved in VMware vSphere 4.0. The book provides guidance to IT managers and especially system administrator working for large organizations which are planning deployment of VMware vSphere 4.0 for efficient and performance oriented virtual networking...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Kaweah Delta Health Care District Is Using VMware to Dramatically Improve Availability and Run Tier 1, Mission-Critical Applications and Create a New Revenue Stream

    VMware helps Kaweah Delta improve availability, introduce new services and reduce costs. Based in Visalia, California, Kaweah Delta Health Care District is a 581-bed comprehensive health care provider with 3,200 employees. Siemens is its primary applications vendor. Kaweah Delta began implementing VMware' solutions about two years ago, after looking for...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Design and Evaluation of a Practical System for Fault-Tolerant Virtual Machines

    The paper has implemented a commercial enterprise-grade system for providing fault-tolerant virtual machines, based on the approach of replicating the execution of a primary Virtual Machine (VM) via a backup virtual machine on another server. The paper has designed a complete system in VMware vSphere 4.0 that is easy to...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Fujitsu Publishes the First SAP Three-Tier Benchmark on VMware vSphere

    The engineers at Fujitsu have designed an ideal solution for large organizations which have a very large number of SAP users who need support in virtual environment spread across multiple hosts and also be efficient at the same time. The configuration includes virtualized system which operates on VMware vShere 4.0...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Use VMware Infrastructure and vSphere to Consolidate Servers While Improving Uptime and Enhancing Disaster Recovery

    Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, E.ON U.S. is a diversified energy company that supplies gas and electricity to more than a million customers in Kentucky and Virginia. The company wanted to ensure the availability of critical applications while saving money and energy. For this the company deployed VMware. The VMware's Infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4

    Even the most demanding Oracle database workloads can now be virtualized with VMware vSphere and ESX 4 - with greater than 95 percent of Oracle instances matching native performance. This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Infrastructure Yields Real TCO and ROI Advantages

    There is no question that virtualization technology can help you cut costs out of your IT infrastructure. For SAP customers, using the VMware vSphere virtualization platform for SAP solutions enables you to do more with less. This study quantifies how VMware improved TCO and ROI for three companies' IT landscapes.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    How business-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware vSphere™

    This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4. Using standard and nonstandard testing tools, these tests replicate real-world scenarios found in production environments. Specifically, these tests show that the combination of the Intel...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    BLA Industries

    Founded in 1964, the BLA Group operates coal mines and produces metallurgical coke from manufacturing plants at remote locations in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. It has two divisions - BLA Industries Pvt Ltd and BLA Power - and employs about 300 staff. Their main challenge is...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Configuring and Troubleshooting N-Port ID Virtualization

    N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) is an ANSI T11 standard that describes how a single Fibre Channel HBA port can register with the fabric using several Worldwide Port Names (WWPNs). This allows a fabric-attached N-port to claim multiple fabric addresses. Each address appears as a unique entity on the Fibre Channel...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    VMware Case Study: Norman Regional Health System

    Norman Regional Health System is a multi-campus hospital that serves health care needs throughout south central Oklahoma. The Norman Regional HealthPlex - a 152-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital - is the newest addition to the system. Norman Regional Health System wanted to create a desktop environment for the new campus of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    VMware vCenter 4.0 Database Performance for Microsoft SQL Server 2008

    VMware vCenter Server uses a database to store metadata on the state of a VMware vSphere environment. Performance statistics and their associated stored procedure operations are among the largest and the most resource-intensive components of the vCenter database. Hence, the performance of the vCenter database depends upon the frequency at...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Virtualizing Tier 1 Applications: A Critical Step on the Journey Toward the Private Cloud

    Virtualization has evolved rapidly since it first began to be used on x86 servers in 2003, mainly for test and development. By 2007, the second generation, Virtualization 2.0, was under way, and the focus was consolidating production applications. Today, we are transitioning to the third era of virtualization deployment (3.0),...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications on VMware vSphere

    Business agility depends on IT agility, and VMware vSphere enables IT to deliver. By standardizing on the vSphere internal cloud to virtualize 100 percent of your applications, you can reduce capital and operational costs by 50 percent, while providing a more dynamic platform for applications that streamlines the entire "build-run-manage"...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Infrastructure Yields Real TCO and ROI Advantages

    There is no question that virtualization technology can help you cut costs out of your IT infrastructure. For SAP customers, using the VMware vSphere virtualization platform for SAP solutions enables you to do more with less. This study quantifies how VMware improved TCO and ROI for three companies' IT landscapes.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform

    Do you have a large and rapidly increasing number of SQL Server instances to support? Are your SQL Server costs and administration requirements growing out of control? Many IT departments are faced with similar challenges, as new databases are being deployed left and right in support of a broad range...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

    Most IT organizations are already using virtualization to consolidate their infrastructure, reduce costs and improve service levels through live migration and automated failover of virtual machines. Many have already extended these benefits to their most demanding applications, including enterprise databases and high-volume business, middleware and productivity applications. Others are interested...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    How business-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware vSphere™

    This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4. Using standard and nonstandard testing tools, these tests replicate real-world scenarios found in production environments. Specifically, these tests show that the combination of the Intel...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    EMC Runs Its Business-Critical Oracle E-Business Suite on VMware and Intel® Technology

    Information is one of an organization's most important assets, and EMC Corporation (EMC) provides the technologies and tools that help release the power of that information. EMC works with organizations around the world to help them design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The company employs...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Southwestern/Great American - Vmware and Intel Technology Provide Rock-Solid Platform for SAP deployment

    Southwestern/Great American has a long history: 155 years, to be precise. In 1855, the company's focus was religious tracts, but today it has a dozen distinct lines of business, including direct selling, customized publishing, school fund-raising, sales training, and executive search and recruitment. A big reason Southwestern/Great American has...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualization Performance of SAP ERP on the Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series with VMware

    The SAP ERP application helps companies address the ups and downs of markets, business cycles, and compliance by providing software solutions that include operations, financials, corporate services, and human capital management. With greater enterprise productivity and insight from SAP ERP, companies have the power needed to adapt quickly and cost-effectively...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    ESG Analyst White Paper - Benefiting from Server Virtualization: Beyond Initial Workload Consolidation ?

    Increasing the use of server virtualization is a top priority for small and midsize businesses. 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. There are good reasons for this: virtualization can help reduce costs,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    A Secure Cloud: Is There Such a Thing?

    A secure cloud is attainable. In fact, industry luminaries David Hunter of VMware and Arthur Coviello of EMC say clouds can be more secure than physical infrastructure. These professionals explain how to keep your cloud secure and the security solutions offered by VMware and RSA.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    CIO/IDG - IT Looks to Leverage Cloud Computing’s Transformational Powers

    Cloud computing is fast becoming a critical technology in the enterprise. In a CIO global survey of IT decision makers at enterprise companies, two-thirds of IT leaders are already adopting or planning to deploy cloud services, and more than nine in ten rated cloud computing as a priority over the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    CSO - Cloud Security and Myths and Strategies Uncovered

    This executive level paper highlights trends and findings from CIO’s 2011 Global Cloud Computing Adoption survey as it relates to Security and Compliance in the virtualized datacenter. Featured content includes debunked myths of securing cloud environments, how the secure cloud is a key business enabler for the CSO, as well...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Edison Group - Comparative Management Cost Study Managing Vmware vSphere Using Microsoft System Center Increases Costs and Complexity

    A growing number of enterprises have begun to consider multiple hypervisor virtualization solutions. Some vendors claim that they offer hypervisor-agnostic or heterogeneous hypervisor management solutions, as Microsoft does today with its Microsoft System Center 2012 suite. This paper reveals how Microsoft System Center 2012 stacks up for managing datacenters that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    ESG Whitepaper - Your Next Generation Data Center Starts with Virtualization

    The Virtualization Revolution The majority of organizations have deployed virtualization technology within their data centers—many have done so extensively—and all signs point to further virtualization growth going forward. According to ESG research: Over two-thirds (69%) of organizations reported using server virtualization technology in production or test/development environments....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Forrester - Business Value of Virtualization

    This paper is an evaluation of the business value of x86 server virtualization. Forrester interviewed individuals responsible for the IT infrastructure and architecture and asked executives to rate the benefits received from consolidating servers, performing business continuity/disaster recovery, reclaiming data center capacity, and executing similar initiatives. The findings indicate that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Forrester Research - Disaster Recovery Exercises Fall Short of the Finish Line

    Though many enterprises have advanced disaster recovery technologies put in place, they still fall short when it comes to actual preparedness due to a lack of formal processes and a strict regimen for exercising DR plans. This report details 10 tips for updating and improving your current DR exercise program...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    IT Process Institute - Cloud Strategy Brief: IT Value Transformation Roadmap

    IT organizations are perceived by the business in two ways - as a cost center or a center of strategic value. This paper provides a virtualization and private cloud centric road map for IT value transformation, highlighting the objectives, challenges, required competencies, success factors and success measures at each stage.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Journey to Your Cloud Taking Your Organization From Reactive to Innovative

    This Whitepaper talks about why make the journey to the Cloud. It talks about empowering your IT Organization with Cloud Computing, the Path to Innovate, Essential Cloud Capabilities to Advance a Cloud Operating Model. It also talks about three approaches: Reactive: Managing the Growing Demands of the Business and moving...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Organizing for the Cloud

    Cloud computing represents a major opportunity for IT. At the same time it presents challenges. Lines of Business are already by-passing IT and going directly to external cloud providers. Running workloads on external cloud provider infrastructure isn’t necessarily a bad thing but to regain control, IT must begin to think...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success

    IT as a service (ITaaS) provides a unique opportunity for IT and line-of-business leaders to realign to transform business. Over the past decade, IT organizations have worked hard to reduce delivery time and costs through automation and commoditization. At the same time, line-of-business owners have demanded more and unique offerings...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Reaping the Benefits of Business Agility with Cloud Computing: Real-World Profiles

    Forward thinking CIOs are recognizing how cloud computing delivers benefits beyond mere cost reduction by increasing business agility. Three different real-world examples illustrate how leading organizations are adopting and expanding cloud computing to reduce costs, but also grow revenue and improve responsiveness to risk. The benefits realized by companies like...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with VMware Virtualization

    Moving your workloads from physical servers to a virtualized environment can help your business drive down costs, increase IT efficiencies and improve application availability but it's important to carefully plan the transition to virtualization in order to avoid any complications. Read these considerations as you plan your move to virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Transforming Your Business with Your Cloud: Create a Cloud That’s Right for You

    Most chief information officers hope to harness the cloud to drive business transformation through IT transformation. Beyond delivering products and services efficiently, enterprises seek to drive substantial impact at greater speed through their organizations. Read this paper to see how cloud computing is the perfect vehicle for achieving this transformation.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    VMware Whitepaper - Performance Analytics: How Normal is Your Data

    This VMware paper takes a technical look at a variety of IT performance data (operating system metrics, quality-of-service metrics, business performance metrics, etc.) to determine how well these metrics can be modeled as “normally distributed.” This concept is at the heart of VMware vCenter Operations' performance analytics capability, and provides...

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  • Videos // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Deployment of VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    Organizations worldwide are using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to run virtual desktops in the datacenter and deliver these to employees as a managed service. End users gain a familiar, personalized environment they can access anywhere from any device, while administrators gain control and security. With VMware® Horizon View™ (formerly VMware...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    ESG- Pivot3 vSTAC VDI-Simple Scalability for Vmware View 5

    This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the Pivot3 vSTAC VDI appliance, and looks at how Pivot3 can streamline and simplify the deployment, management and scale-out of VMware View 5 VDI implementations.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    6 Tasks You Can't Do With Traditional IT Operations Tools

    Take control of your IT environment vSphere with Operations Management offers the world's leading virtualization platform with insight to IT capacity and performance, enabling you to get even more out of your existing hardware with confidence. You can also decrease the amount of time spent on troubleshooting by gaining visibility...

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  • Tools & Templates // Oct 2013

    6 Tasks you CAN'T do with your Traditional IT mgmt tools - infographic

    Take control of your IT environment vSphere with Operations Management offers the world's leading virtualization platform with insight to IT capacity and performance, enabling you to get even more out of your existing hardware with confidence. You can also decrease the amount of time spent on troubleshooting by gaining visibility...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Business Trends Brief: Virtulization - the Secret to a Better-Performing Business

    Over the past decade, businesses of all sizes have been virtualizing servers, applications, and desktops at a rapid pace—with technology research firm Gartner estimating that at least half of businesses globally have deployed some form of virtualization. For the first time, smaller businesses are expected to be more aggressive about...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    GP - VMware View Design Reference Implementation

    This paper outlines the successful design and implementation of a 100% virtualized environment, capped with an implementation of VMware View at GreenPages Technology Solutions, a 190-employee, $115M national IT consulting and integration firm that helps midmarket and enterprise clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenter and IT operations...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Business Case for Desktop Virtualization: Information Guide

    Business Case for Desktop Virtualization - Information Guide: The end user computing landscape is evolving from an environment based primarily on personal computers running Windows applications to an environment where users: Move between endpoint devices during the work day (desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and cell phones) Expect...

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  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery: eBook

    This online eBook provides insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the datacenter. Practical, how-to best practices, real customer success testimonials and links to additional resources.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IDC Technology Spotlight: Virtualize Desktops for Better Management and Operations Across Devices

    Centralized virtual desktop (CVD) technology is an innovation receiving closer attention today as itspotential impact on IT departments and users becomes clearer. The push for client virtualization technologies originated with organizations that successfully implemented server virtualization. Now, customers are intrigued by the possibility of a better desktop management model. They're...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Deployment of VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infustructure - Whitepaper

    Organizations worldwide are using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to run virtual desktops in the datacenter and deliver these to employees as a managed service. End users gain a familiar, personalized environment they can access anywhere from any device, while administrators gain control and security. With VMware® Horizon View™ (formerly VMware...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Storage for VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    The workforce is going mobile. According to Forrester, more than half of employees carry at least three devices for work. And many are bringing their own smartphones, tablets, and other devices to work, a phenomenon that's grown so popular it now has its own acronym Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Get The Facts About Virtualization

    GET THE FACTS ABOUT VIRTUALIZATION Are you exploring the best way to get started with virtualization? Get the facts about the VMware approach and learn why 8 out of 10 companies choose VMware. TOP REASONS WHY IT OWNERS CHOOSE TO VIRTUALIZE

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Total Economic Impact of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager:Forrester TEI Study

    Executive Summary: In November 2012, Vmware Commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Vmware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM). The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Total Economic Impact of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager :Forrester TEI Study Executive summary

    Executive Summary: In November 2012, Vmware Commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Vmware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM). The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 QuickStart Series Part 1: SRM Preparation and Setup

    VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) is the market-leading disaster recovery product that complements VMware vSphere® to ensure the simplest and most reliable disaster protection for all virtualized applications. In this first webcast in a two-part series, we will discuss SRM architecture, setting up and configuring sites, and creating protection...

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