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  • Research // Oct 2013

    BYOD: Snapshot of the emerging BYOD Landscape: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

    BYOD: Ready or Not, Here it Comes information on BYOD is on the Rise, Company vs Personal, End-users are Driving the Trend, What's Keeping You Awake? And When BYOD is Supported and Embraced GET READY.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forrester TEI Study: VMware Site Recovery Manager (full paper)

    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 of the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forrester TEI Study: VMware SRM (exec summary - 4 pg paper)

    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 potentialfinancial impact of the 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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  • 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 // 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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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    An Overview of VMware vCloud Suite

    VMware vCloud® suite delivers a complete, integrated cloud infrastructure that simplifies IT operations while also delivering the best SLAs for all applications. The suite delivers virtualized infrastructure services (storage, network, security and availability) with built-in intelligence to automate on-demand provisioning, placement, configuration and control based on application requirements and defined...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    An Overview of VMware vCloud® Networking and Security (vCNS)

    VMware vCloud® Networking and Security (vCNS) is the leading software-defined networking and security solution that enhances operational efficiency, unlocks agility and enables extensibility to rapidly respond to business needs. By abstracting networking and security from physical infrastructure and pooling resources, customers can create scalable logical networks. Integrated management of these...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Optimizing your Virtual Environment with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

    For virtual infrastructure administrators, understanding how physical resources are being consumed can seem like an impossible challenge. VMware vCenter Operations changes what’s possible, enabling you to identify and isolate sources of contention and gain deep visibility into how physical resources are being consumed. See how vCenter Operations makes it fast...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    What’s New in VMware vCloud Director 5.1

    VMware vCloud® Director™ orchestrates the provisioning of software-defined datacenter services as complete virtual datacenters (VDCs) that are ready for consumption in a matter of minutes. While a virtual machine provides only virtualized compute, the virtual datacenter provides virtualized compute, networking, storage, security and availability. With vCloud Director, an administrator can...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Taneja Group FULL PAPER: an overview of the virtualization and cloud market vendor landscape for small and medium businesses

    Taneja Group presents an evaluation of the virtualization and cloud solution market for small and medium business (SMB) users (companies with less than 1000 employees). This executive summary evaluates virtual infrastructure and management, end user computing, and cloud service provider solutions from leading vendors, to enable senior decision makers in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware Horizon Mirage

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware Horizon Mirage™. From sizing your servers to allocating storage, reference these tips as you move to a centralized virtual desktop environment.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere Data Protection

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware vSphere® Data Protection™. From retention policies to best practices for deploying appliances, reference these tips as you create or improve your data protection plan.

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  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Real World Considerations for Implementing Desktop Virtualization eBook

    Are you considering extending the success of your server virtualization deployment to your desktops? Read this comprehensive eBook for introductory information on virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), including the pros and cons of VDI, as well how to ensure a successful implementation.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Integrating Desktop Virtualization Into Your Cloud Strategy: Plan Now for Near-Future Server Needs

    Virtualization is transforming the way organizations deploy, manage, and consume technology resources with the end goal being the creation of leaner and more cost effective IT environments. Although most of the focus on virtualization still centers on the data center, the technology can be used for much more than improving...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Cloud Security Myths and Strategies Uncovered

    Forward-thinking CSOs are embracing the right security strategy and exercising appropriate caution without dampening cloud optimism. By overcoming the number one perceived challenge—security—CIOs can move beyond their fears to pursue their IT transformation to cloud computing.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Business Agility and the True Economics of Cloud Computing

    New groundbreaking global survey findings demonstrate the true value of cloud computing to the business. While it is understood in the industry that cloud computing provides clear cost benefits, CIOs are having difficulty getting a true fix on the business value that cloud might offer beyond cost reduction. These survey...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Aligning CFO and CIO Priorities

    Forward-thinking organizations are viewing cloud computing as an investment in business transformation, not just a way to cut costs for IT. Thanks to the cloud, CFOs and CIOs are moving beyond the “either/or” discussions that once forced themto make tradeoffs between IT cost cutting and the creation of new business...

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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 // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Private VMware vCloud Service Definition

    Cloud computing is an approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure that is consumed as a service. The cloud computing approach - made possible by sophisticated automation, provisioning, management, and virtualization technologies - differs dramatically from the current IT model because it decouples data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Public VMware vCloud Service Definition

    Cloud computing is an approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure that is consumed as a service. The cloud computing approach - made possible by sophisticated automation, provisioning, management, and virtualization technologies - differs dramatically from the current IT model because it decouples data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Architecting a VMware vCloud

    Architecting a VMware vCloud provides guidance to architect an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud based on VMware vCloud. This paper, combined with the private or public service definition, can help one navigate through the applicable design considerations for architecting a vCloud solution. Simplifying the delivery of resources to end users requires the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Operating a VMware vCloud

    Operating a VMware vCloud provides practical operations-focused, organizational, process, and supporting technology considerations and guidance based on the vCloud Operations Framework. The goal is to provide customers with the information they need to realize the benefits of proceeding along the journey of VMware vCloud adoption and providing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) using...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Consuming a VMware vCloud

    Business needs are continuously evolving and so are the business requirements for a vCloud. SLAs need to be continuously updated to reflect the current business requirements. Taking the previous example, if a thousand new business users are added to a particular application, it is likely the criticality will be increased...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Hybrid VMware vCloud Use Case

    Hybrid vClouds are all about flexibility and a better cost structure. NewCo did not want to size for the peaks. They can overflow capacity into the vCloud when needed and only pay for what they use. To do so, they must decommission the resources that they have instantiated for the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How to Increase VMware Application Availability With Shared Storage

    Server virtualization has become indispensable for almost every IT environment, growing at a projected rate of over 100% per year, according to a recent IDC study. This growth is attributed to the fact that server virtualization improves IT management, reduces expenses and improves server utilization. But probably the key reason...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Manufacturing Industry Guide to Maximizing Application Uptime and Minimizing Lifecycle Management Costs

    With the increasing deployment of plant-level IT solutions including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), the productivity of the entire facility suffers any time those systems are down. Managing the uptime and complexity of these application environments has never been more vital. But it must be done while keeping technology and staff...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Enterprise-Class Cloud Services for Europe

    According to Lydia Leong of Gartner: "Most of the people strongly held one of two utterly opposing beliefs: that cloud computing was going to be the thing of the future and the way they and their companies would consume IT in the future, and that cloud computing would be something...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2011

    Vodacom Chooses VMware to Deliver Cloud Service

    Vodacom Office in the Cloud is a managed virtual desktop solution which allows customers to rent their hardware, applications, Operating System and Voice Over IP (VOIP). The company looked at a number of different technologies, including open source technologies, before making the decision to adopt VMware View technology, one of...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2011

    Cloud Computing for Real: With VCloud Director for New Business Models

    managedhosting.de GmbH is owner-operated and based in Berlin. For over 150 customers from industry, banks, publishing, government agencies, aviation and aerospace, and the education sector, it serves as a competent and innovative partner for operating complex applications reliably and flexibly as IT outsourcing solutions. Their challenge is to automate provisioning...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Fast Growing UK Farming Business Moves to the Cloud With VMware

    JSR Group is one of the largest family-owned farming companies in the UK. JSR was looking for a way to update its IT infrastructure in a cost-effective way that would support its operations across 13 countries and provide a future-proof, scalable and resilient foundation as it looked to move further...

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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 // Mar 2009

    Performance Evaluation of Intel EPT Hardware Assist

    For the majority of common workloads, performance in a virtualized environment is close to that in a native environment. Virtualization does create some overheads, however. These come from the virtualization of the CPU, the MMU (Memory Management Unit), and the I/O devices. In some of their recent x86 processors AMD...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Deploying in a Virtual Environment: SunGard's Ambit Reconciliation & Exception Management Solution

    For organizations looking to implement a matching and reconciliation with exceptions processing solution such as SunGard's Ambit intelliSUITE, there are a number of options to consider in determining the deployment methodology required to meet the needs of the business. One deployment option is to increase the number of physical servers...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    VMware VMFS Volume Management

    The VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) is a powerful automated file system that simplifies storage management for virtual machines. VMFS also serves as a cluster volume manager to ease the management of shared storage resources within a cluster of VMware ESX hosts. As a volume manager, VMFS serves as...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Microsoft SQL Server and VMware Virtual Infrastructure

    Microsoft SQL Server is a very popular and widely deployed general purpose database server supported on Windows Server operating systems. Microsoft has consistently invested to ensure that SQL Server provides a comprehensive general purpose database platform that is competitive with Oracle, IBM DB2, and MySQL. Because SQL Server is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Storage Considerations for VMware View

    VMware View is an enterprise?]class virtual desktop manager that securely connects authorized users to centralized virtual desktops. It provides a complete, end?]to?]end solution that improves control and manageability and provides a familiar desktop experience. Storage is the foundation of any VMware View implementation. This paper is intended for architects and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Best Practices Guide: Network Convergence With Emulex LP21000 CNA & VMware ESX Server

    Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology enables convergence of storage and LAN networks in enterprise data centers. The key benefits of the technology include cost savings and improved operational efficiencies in deploying and maintaining enterprise data centers. But the technology is new and deployment configurations are less well understood compared...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    VMware View 3: Designing a Scalable Server and Storage Architecture With VMware Infrastructure 3, Dell EqualLogic PS5000XV, and Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers

    This paper describes the results of work done by VMware in conjunction with Dell to create a scalable server and storage architecture for VMware View environments. The configuration presented here uses a building block approach for sizing VMware View environments built on VMware Infrastructure 3, Dell PowerEdge 2950 servers and...

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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 // Jan 2009

    Performance of Virtual Desktops in a VMware Infrastructure 3 Environment

    The benefits of virtualization for enterprise servers have been well documented. These include reduced hardware, power, and cooling costs; improved manageability; and higher availability. Increasingly, enterprises are turning to virtualization to bring these benefits to their desktop infrastructure. Virtual desktops deployed on VMware Infrastructure 3 provide the benefits of virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Using IP Multicast With VMware ESX 3.5

    IP multicast is a popular protocol implemented in many applications for simultaneously and efficiently delivering information to multiple destinations. Multicast sources send single copies of information over the network and let the network take responsibility for replicating and forwarding the information to multiple recipients. IP multicast is one of three...

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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 // Sep 2008

    Virtual Appliances: A New Paradigm for Software Delivery

    With the advent of virtualization, the industry was in need of a new software delivery system that leveraged all the benefits of virtual infrastructures. The current approach to software delivery is costly and complex, especially when it comes to enterprise software and hardware-based appliances. Virtual appliances offer a new paradigm...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Using EMC SRDF Adapter for VMware Site Recovery Manager: Best Practices Planning

    VMware Site Recovery Manager provides workflow and business continuity and disaster restart process management for VMware virtual infrastructure. The software leverages storage array replication and communicates to the replication management through a well-defined set of specifications. This paper discusses the best practices for using VMware Site Recovery Manager with EMC...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Network Segmentation in Virtualized Environments

    This paper provides information that will enable to configure virtualized trust zones correctly and deploy them seamlessly. It provides detailed descriptions of three different virtualized trust zone configurations and identifies best practice approaches that enable secure deployment. It is very important to understand that the biggest risk to the virtual...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Breakthrough Performance for Business-Critical Apps With VMware and Intel

    VMware vSphereTM 4 and the latest Intel Xeon processors provide breakthrough performance and unparalleled flexibility for business-critical server applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Oracle Database and SAP ERP. This webcast will help you learn how to standardize on VMware and Intel with confidence to consolidate all your business-critical applications...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    It's Time to Upgrade From VMware ESX to ESXi - Learn How

    Currently running VMware ESX? By migrating to VMware ESXi 4, one can simplify hypervisor management while improving security and reliability. The attendee will learn why and how VMware customers are upgrading from VMware ESX to the next-generation hypervisor - VMware ESXi. The attendee will also learn architectural differences between ESX...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Dunedin Casino Comes Up Trumps With Datacenter and Desktop Virtualization

    The Dunedin Casino, which was operated by a New Zealand-based private company, is a hub for gaming and entertainment. This case study talks about how VMware virtualization helped Dunedin Casino to overcome the operational challenges of the business. The casino is a hub for gaming and entertainment that would face...

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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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