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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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  • 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 // Sep 2010

    Best Practices Guide: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

    This guide provides best practice guidelines for deploying Exchange Server 2010 on vSphere. The recommendations in this guide are not specific to any particular set of hardware or to the size and scope of any particular Exchange implementation. The examples and considerations in this document provide guidance only and do...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Use Cases: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

    Many VMware customers running Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 are already taking advantage of the benefits offered by virtualization to improve their organization's messaging capabilities and effectiveness. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes a number of enhancements in areas such as availability, architecture, remote access, operational efficiency, and improved end-user experience....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Use Cases: Oracle Databases on VMware

    Production database administrators are primarily concerned with scalability, performance and overall resource management. Deploying Oracle databases on vSphere is not significantly different from deploying Oracle on physical servers. Database architects can take advantage of the features and capabilities of vSphere to create their enterprise database strategy and next-generation scalable...

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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 // 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 // Sep 2010

    EMC Runs Its Business-Critical Oracle E-Business Suite on VMware and IntelĀ® 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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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    At Center Grove, Virtualization Enhances Educational Excellence

    School district rolls out plan to virtualize 2,400 desktops, adding sustainability, manageability and cost cutting. People move to White River Township, Indiana - a community of just more than 35,000 people, located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis - just for the quality of the schools. Their main challenge is...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    VMware Cloud Application Platform: Modernize Today's Apps. Build for Tomorrow's

    Competitive organizations demand that IT leaders increase the velocity of new application development. By improving time to market, enterprises can more effectively address competitive threats, accelerate success in new business opportunities and meet business objectives. Business applications are central to many strategic initiatives. Therefore, it is imperative for IT to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Total Economic Impact™ of VMware ThinApp report (Forrester Research whitepaper)

    In July 2010, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying ThinApp. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the ThinApp on their organizations....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Not Every IT Decision Is A Matter Of Life And Death

    Daughters of Charity Health System needed a cost-efficient, resilient IT environment to support the organization's mission to provide health care services to those who live in poverty. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. Virtualization with VMware technology enables the DCHS IT department to provide high availability and high performance...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications With Confidence

    Within any business, a number of applications exist that are critical to the success of the business. As a result, these applications and the systems they run on require a higher level of availability. One of the most common methods used to increase the availability of a business-critical application in...

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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 // Aug 2010

    VMware vCenter Update Manager Performance and Best Practices

    VMware vCenter Update Manager provides a patch management framework for VMware vSphere. IT administrators can use it to patch and upgrade VMware ESX/ESXi hosts, apply patches to Windows and certain versions of Linux in virtual machines, upgrade VMware Tools and virtual hardware for virtual machines, and patch and upgrade virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Campbell Clinic Builds Resilient, Storage-Rich Virtualized Infrastructure

    Campbell Clinic needs to run complex clinical applications and render ever increasing stores of X-ray data instantly available to physicians at three treatment centers. The clinic deploys VMware technology with robust availability features and thin provisioning for improved storage utilization: three ESX hosts/51 virtual machines in main datacenter; one ESX...

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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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    A Major Oil Sands Mining Company, Calgary, Alberta

    A major oil sands mining company needed a cost-effective way to support a growing IT environment and drive the maturity of its IT infrastructure. They chose VMware to overcome this challenge. VMware enabled the organization to not only virtualize its servers but fully leverage VMware vStorage Thin Provisioning within its...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Storage I/O Control Technical Overview and Considerations for Deployment

    Storage I/O Control (SIOC) provides storage I/O performance isolation for virtual machines, thus enabling VMware vSphere ("vSphere") administrators to comfortably run important workloads in a highly consolidated virtualized storage environment. It protects all virtual machines from undue negative performance impact due to misbehaving I/O-heavy virtual machines, often known as the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    NetApp, Vmware, Cisco, Wyse, Fujitsu 50,000 seat VMware View Deployment

    NetApp, VMware, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Wyse joined forces to create a design for a 50,000-seat VMware View? architecture. The objective of this project is to demonstrate the most reliable methods for deploying a scalable and easily expandable environment from 5,000 to 50,000 seats in an efficient manner. Download this white...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Tanning-Products Company Consolidates Systems, Saves Money With Centralized ERP Solution

    New Sunshine manufactures and sells tanning lotions, tanning beds, and software to help run salons. In contrast to the dynamism and growth of its business, New Sunshine's ERP systems were inflexible and costly to maintain. The company solved some of these problems by migrating its different business groups to Microsoft...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Networking

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") introduces a number of enhancements and new features to virtual networking. Network I/O Control (NetIOC) - flexibly partition and assure service for ESX/ESXi traffic types and flows on a vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS), Load-Based Teaming (LBT) - an additional and selectable load-balancing policy on the vDS...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: AGAR Supply

    Based in Taunton, Massachusetts, AGAR Supply is New England's largest Independent food distributor and the thirteenth largest in the United States, offering a wide range of products for the food service industry. With customers spread throughout the country, AGAR relies on an outside sales force to service its customer base....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Columbia Memorial Hospital

    At Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, New York, the motto is "Patients First." This simple philosophy drives all decision making, from facilities development and hiring choices to the undertaking of new technologies. The hospital was looking for upgraded desktop environment within health care setting. For this the hospital deployed VMware....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    AGAR Supply

    Based in Taunton, Massachusetts, AGAR Supply is New England's largest independent food distributor and the thirteenth largest in the United States, offering a wide range of products for the food service industry. AGAR wanted to increase user access to desktop environment while reducing associated costs. Centaur chose VMware to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware vSphere Provides the Foundation for New Managed Video Network Services Offerings

    Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, March Networks is one of the world's leading providers of intelligent high-definition video management solutions. For more than a decade, leading commercial and government organizations around the world have been relying on the company's IP video management solutions to enhance security, mitigate risk and improve operations....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Storage

    VMware vSphere 4.1 brings many new capabilities to further extend the benefits of vSphere 4.0. These new features and enhancements to core capabilities in vSphere provide more performance optimization, and easier provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities. This paper focuses on the storage-specific features and enhancements that are available in 4.1,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware Network I/O Control: Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

    Network convergence using 10GbE technology provides enormous opportunities for IT administrators and architects to simplify the physical network infrastructure while improving performance. Administrators and architects need a simple and reliable way to enable prioritization of critical traffic over the physical network if and when contention for those resources occurs. The...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware vSphere: The CPU Scheduler in VMware ESX 4.1

    The CPU scheduler in VMware vSphere 4.x (ESX 4.x) is crucial to providing good performance in a consolidated environment. Because most modern processors are equipped with multiple cores per processor, or Chip MultiProcessor (CMP) architecture, it is easy to build a system with tens of cores running hundreds of virtual...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Legacy Host Licensing With vCenter Server 4.x

    When one uses vCenter Server 4.x to manage ESX 3.x/ESXi 3.5 hosts, they have several mutually exclusive choices in regards to license server configuration: Use a single license server for vCenter Server 4.x and the ESX 3.x/ESXi 3.5 hosts. Use one license server for vCenter Server 4.x, and use another...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS)

    Business growth lead to necessary growth of MTS's IT infrastructure and higher complexity of the infrastructure management. The MTS information technologies team faced the challenge of reducing capital and operating expenditures for maintenance of the billing systems in the regions where the company is present. MTS deployed energy costs reduction...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Managing Performance Variance of Applications Using Storage I/O Control

    Application performance can be impacted when servers contend for I/O resources in a shared storage environment. There is a crucial need for isolating the performance of critical applications from other, less critical workloads by appropriately prioritizing access to shared I/O resources. Storage I/O Control (SIOC), a new feature offered in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Availability and Resource Management

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") offers an extensive set of enhancements to increase the high availability, reliability and resource management of the vSphere platform. These include improvements to VMware High Availability (VMware HA), VMware Fault Tolerance (VMware FT), VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (VMware DRS), VMware vMotion, and VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - VMware vCenter

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") continues to improve on its industry-leading virtualization platform, continuing the journey to cloud computing - transforming datacenters into dramatically simplified environments and enabling the next generation of flexible, reliable IT services. VMware vCenter Server 4.1 (vCenter Server) is a critical component of a complete VMware vSphere...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Sheremetyevo Cargo

    Sheremetyevo Cargo wanted the upgrade of central IT infrastructure and provisioning of high level performance, reliability and fault tolerance for data storage and processing operations for high availability 24x7 mode servers. Switch from the task-server policy to the application-virtual machine policy provides sheremetyevo Cargo a cost cutout, high flexibility and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Replacing vCenter Server Certificates

    VMware products use standard X.509 version 3 (X.509v3) certificates to encrypt session information sent over Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol connections between components. For example, communications between a vCenter Server system and each ESX/ESXi host that it manages are encrypted, and some features, such as VMware Fault Tolerance, require the...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Baltika Breweries OJSK

    The key factors that forced Baltika Breweries to virtualization of IT infrastructure were limited datacenter space, as well as impossibility of additional service personnel hiring alongside with growing complexity of corporate IT services. To provide fault tolerance of IT system and support maximum efficiency of business-applications Baltika Breweries would have...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Understanding Memory Resource Management in VMware ESX Server

    VMware ESX is an efficient hypervisor which effectively manages usages of hardware resources like memory storage and CPU as well as provides effective networking solutions for multiple virtual machines being used concurrently. The resource management guidelines and policies built in the ESX helps to analyze a targeted memory allocation for...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    VMware VCenter Site Recovery Manager Performance and Best Practices for Performance

    Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) is of vital importance to all organizations, big or small who are dependent on Information Technology (IT) for management of their business data. DRP refers to technical recovery of the IT systems post any kind of man made, technical or natural disruption. An effective and powerful...

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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 // Nov 2009

    Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro 7.5 and VMware ESX Server

    The Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro 7.5 is the perfect tool for engaging in live eLearning, webinars and web conferencing. A secure application, it offers highly adaptable deployment options with open architecture that can be easily integrated with other applications. Adobe has tested the Acrobat Connect Pro with VMware ESX Server...

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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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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Best Practices for Patching VMware ESX/ESXi

    VMware ESX is a versatile and complex software product that immensely benefits from the patches that VMware offers between ESX version releases. There are two kinds of patching: Proactive patch management is intended to prevent unplanned downtime. Reactive patching occurs in response to an issue that is currently affecting the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    VMware View? on NetApp Storage

    Learn how VMware View 4 and virtual desktop storage options from NetApp deliver flexible, cost effective, secure virtual desktops. Enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop environments (over LAN or WAN) that meet the needs of a wide range of end users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Remote and Branch Office Solutions from VMware View 4

    Desktops in remote and branch offices are much more challenging to manage, protect and maintain. Learn how the VMware View solution will enable IT organizations to control and manage all servers and desktops from a central location, and provide a standardized deployment platform that reduces the cost and complexity of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Virtualization Imperative For Client Operating System Migrations

    This paper is an evaluation of companies' migration plans of their current operating systems. IT professionals around the world are exploring application and desktop virtualization not only to accelerate their migrations but as a superior means to delivering computing services to their business users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The VMware Reference Architecture for Cisco UCS and EMC CLARiiON with VMware View? 4

    This is a summary of a validated virtual desktop solution with a total datacenter infrastructure cost of under $750 per seat. This validation was performed at scale in a lab environment and includes a description of the test environment and equipment, samples of actual test results and the user profile...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    NetApp and VMware View Solution Guide. Best Practices for Design, Architecture, Deployment and Management

    This document provides architectural, deployment and management guidelines for customers planning to implement VMware View on NetApp virtualized storage. It provides a brief overview of the VMware View technology concepts, key solution architecture considerations for implementing VMware View on NetApp, storage estimation and data layout recommendations, and solution, deployment and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco Solutions for a VMware View 4.0 Environment Design Guide

    This document provides design and configuration guidance for deploying and optimizing VMware View 4.0 in a Cisco data center, campus, branch and for Internet-based users. This document describes View 4.0 components and Cisco products and technologies and explains how combining them increases availability and performance of the VMware View environment.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Optimizing Disaster Recovery Point and Time Objectives With vMware VSphere and HP

    Achieving a Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of virtually zero may seem like a fantasy, but with VMware vSphere and HP Storage, it is possible and can cost less than you might think. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to architect multisite, synchronous replication...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange on VMware vSphere 4: Reduce Costs, Increase Performance and Maximize Availability

    Many customers are looking to upgrade their existing Exchange environments, and this is the perfect time to virtualize business-critical Exchange environments to cut costs, increase availability and transform e-mail into a dynamic IT service. With VMware vSphere? 4, all the barriers to virtualizing Exchange have been removed. In fact, a...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Public Sector: Better Business Continuity for Uncertain Times

    Governments across the country are relying more than ever on IT systems and online services to provide critical services. Not only do these systems increase the efficiency and effectiveness, but they meet an increasingly strident demand from the public for 24/7 access to government. So what happens when a natural...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    VMware View 4 QuickStart Series Part 2: Managing Desktops

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the software implementation of the PC-over-IP protocol and how to install and configure composer.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    VMware View 4 QuickStart Series Part 1: Install and Configure

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the main features of VMware View and installing and configuring VMware View Connection Server.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Understanding TCO & ROI for VMware View 4 - Purpose Built for Desktops

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is one of the key criteria for evaluating desktop architecture. The attendee will listen to VMware and IDC talk about measuring TCO and ROI for a VMware View implementation. The presenter will cover IDC findings on real cost savings achieved by VMware View customers, the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Minimizing Worries Over Windows 7 Migration With VMware View 4

    The presenter of this webcast talks about the release of Windows 7, OS trends and why organizations should start to think about application and desktop virtualization as a part of their migration strategies. The presenter will provide an overview of the VMware View 4 solution and explain how leading desktop...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    IDC White Paper - Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View

    The paper is an analysis of organizations adopting a centralized virtual desktop (CVD) computing environment with the use of VMware View. It demonstrates that investment in the technology can result in significant business value with very high return on investment (ROI).

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Performance Study of VMware Thin Provisioning

    This paper determines that a workload run on a thin-provisioned disk performs very closely to that of thick-provisioned disk, in both the zeroing and post-zeroing phases of disk growth. Additionally, scaling up the servers from 1 host to 16 hosts showed improved throughput as more hosts were added. After the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Dynamic Storage Provisioning: Considerations and Best Practices for Using Virtual Disk Thin Provisioning

    VMware vSphere 4 introduces many new features that enable greater efficiency, control, and choice for storage resources. With the full support for thin provisioned virtual disks, VMware has provided a new management optimization feature that, if correctly used, can save significant storage resources. However, if not used correctly, could result...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    VMware vCenter CapacityIQ Evaluator's Guide: Installing, Deploying, and Using vCenter CapacityIQ

    CapacityIQ is a capacity management solution for VMware virtualization infrastructures enabling users to analyze, forecast, and plan the capacity needs of their virtual datacenter environment. CapacityIQ provides Virtual Infrastructure (VI) Administrators with visibility into their infrastructure capacity - what is currently available, what is in use, what will be needed...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    EMC CLARiiON Storage: A Guide to Deploying EMC CLARiion CX4-240 iSCSI With VMware View

    Built on the industry-leading VMware virtualization platform, VMware View 3 is a universal client solution that lets manage operating systems, hardware, applications and users independently of each other, wherever they may reside. VMware View streamlines desktops and application management, reduces costs and increases data security through centralization, resulting in greater...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    EMC CLARiiON Storage: A Guide to Deploying EMC CLARiion CX4-240 FC With VMware View

    Built on the industry-leading VMware virtualization platform, VMware View 3 is a universal client solution that lets manage operating systems, hardware, applications and users independently of each other, wherever they may reside. VMware View streamlines desktops and application management, reduces costs and increases data security through centralization, resulting in greater...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Java in Virtual Machines on VMware ESX: Best Practices

    This paper discusses best practices for running Java-based software in VMware ESX virtual machines. These guidelines will help to get the best from the Java applications and application servers while running them on VMware Infrastructure 3. Java applications have been found to perform very well in virtual machines on ESX,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    VMware Distributed Power Management Concepts and Use

    Consolidation of physical servers into virtual machines that share host physical resources can result in significant reductions in the costs associated with hardware maintenance and power consumption. VMware Distributed Power Management (VMware DPM) provides additional power savings beyond this initial benefit by dynamically consolidating workloads even further during periods of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    VMware Consolidated Backup - Partner Integration Guide

    VMware Consolidated Backup provides a centralized backup facility for virtual machines that works in conjunction with many leading backup software providers. It enables third party backup software to protect virtual machines and their contents through a centralized backup server rather than directly on an ESX Server. VMware Consolidated Backup is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Location Awareness in VMware View 4: Information Guide

    Establishing role-based, policy-driven application access across multiple desktops is critical in medical and healthcare environments. This paper describes the client attributes available at endpoint locations that can be used for role-based access control, enabling the dynamic association of users with locations. Information access and application privileges are determined by a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Scalable Infrastructure With VMware VStorage VMFS and 3PAR Utility Storage

    IT administrators today rely on infrastructure that is dynamically scalable and highly available. A scalable, resilient datacenter is achieved by augmenting or replacing hardware and software, based on the model of one application per server. This model not only results in underutilized resources but also creates hard-to-change boundaries that impair...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Using Lab Manager for the Support Organization at SAP Business Intelligence

    This paper describes a VMware Lab Manager solution for a software product support environment and its large group of support engineers at SAP, one of the world's largest software companies. The support engineers work within the new Lab Manager environment in parallel with other support personnel who oversee the technical...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Performance Troubleshooting for VMware vSphere 4

    Performance problems can arise in any computing environment. Complex application behaviors, changing demands, and shared infrastructure can lead to problems arising in previously stable environments. Troubleshooting performance problems requires an understanding of the interactions between the software and hardware components of a computing environment. Moving to a virtualized computing environment...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Disaster Recovery for PTC Windchill Solutions With VMware Site Recovery Manager

    Windchill uses different repositories to store content files, metadata, and user data, and synchronization of these repositories needs to be managed in recovery situations. Addressing the high availability and performance expectations of Windchill users in multi-site companies, which typically host remote repositories, requires an effective disaster recovery solution. As well,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Virtual Machine Monitor Execution Modes: in VMware vSphere 4.0

    Prior to the introduction of hardware support for virtualization, the VMM could only use software techniques for virtualizing x86 processors and providing virtual hardware. This software approach, binary translation (BT), was used for instruction set virtualization and shadow page tables for memory management unit virtualization. Today, both Intel and AMD...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance Brief for IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 With VMware ESX 4.0 on HP ProLiant DL380 G6 Server

    By virtualizing the server environment, one can improve server utilization and consolidate servers onto high capacity virtual machines. This allows to reduce the cost to maintain and manage the server infrastructure. Virtualization also allows to migrate data and applications among servers more quickly and efficiently. The VMware ESX 4.0 server...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Application Registration With VMware ThinApp

    The process of application registration integrates the virtualized application packages with the desktop operating system. The process of registering applications will take into account the access control mechanisms that allow administrators to restrict usage to specified Active Directory groups providing end users role based access to virtualized applications. Application registration...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    ESRI ArcGIS Server 9.3 for VMware Infrastructure: Deployment and Technical Considerations Guide

    This paper describes the best practices for running a typical ESRI ArcGIS Server deployment on VMware Infrastructure. It provides basic guidance on the architectural design of an ArcGIS deployment and the value of utilizing the VMware platform to provide virtual infrastructure. It then discusses results of recent testing conducted jointly...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Anti-Virus Deployment for VMware View

    Desktop virtualization is a transformative platform that delivers cost-effective, manageable network and desktop access to workers of diverse computing needs. Anti-virus software is one of the largest segments in today's computer security market. Other than perimeter firewalls, no technology enjoys anti-virus software's depth of penetration. Nearly every enterprise deploys anti-virus...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    SAP Solutions on VMware vSphere 4 - Best Practice Guidelines

    This paper provides best practice guidelines for deploying SAP software solutions on VMware vSphere 4. These guidelines only provide general recommendations and do not target any specific size or type of SAP solution implementation. VMware has created separate best practice documents for the individual areas of storage, networking and performance....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    HP Reference Architecture for VMware View 4: Outstanding ROI Plus Simple, Flexible and Secure Desktop Computing

    HP's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with VMware ViewTM 4 is designed to reduce the cost and risk of a traditional distributed desktop PC environment by hosting applications and desktop operating systems on servers and storage in the data center. It delivers a familiar and reliable user experience similar to that...

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