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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 // 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 // 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 View

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware Horizon View™. From application requirements to end user expectations, reference these tips as you move to a virtual desktop infrastructure.

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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 // Jul 2013

    When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators

    Is it time to migrate from a traditional, phsyical endpoint environment to virtual desktop infrastructure? From security and compliance requirements to BYOD end-user access demands, read this whitepaper to see if these indicators for desktop virtualization apply to your business.

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  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    5 Tech Tips ebook

    Read the Tech Tips eBook to see how easy it is to get started with virtualization right now.

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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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  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 QuickStart Series Part 2: Using Recovery Plans For Disaster Recovery and Site Migration

    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 second session in a two-part series, we will discuss configuring recover plans, testing failover, executing planned migrations, reporting and...

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  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (2): Realizing the Full Benefits of VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how to increase the value you can get from vSphere with Operations Management and your VMware virtualized environment from VMware.

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  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (3): Ensuring Data Protection with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses your options in protecting critical business data with data protection solutions from VMware.

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  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (4): Simplifying Disaster Recovery with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how to protect your business from the effects of a potential disaster in your IT environment with solutions from VMware.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Introduction to ESXi

    Brian Watrous, VCI, discusses how to transition to ESXi 5.1. This first video introduces ESXi and is intended for VMware vSphere administrators managing VMware ESX 4.x hosts but want to leverage the advanced features of VMware ESXi 5.1.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    vSphere Snapshot Overview

    Joe Desmond, VMware Certified Instructor, provides an overview of the vSphere Snapshot tool to support guest O/S administrators. Snapshots allow safe change to virtual machines without the worry of failed implementation.

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  • eBooks // Apr 2013

    How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk

    Is your IT environment ready for a disaster? Virtualization can save your infrastructure before an outage occurs and can also ensure an efficient recovery without data loss. Read this eBook to learn how VMware® virtualization solutions can help prepare your systems for a disaster and protect your data if one...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Crash Insurance: Protect Your Business with Virtualization

    Think that your business is safe from an IT outage caused by a natural or man-made disaster? Think again. Read this trend brief to learn more about potential risks to IT services and how a comprehensive disaster recovery plan is essential to keeping your systems up and running at all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Don’t Get Stuck on your Virtualization Journey: Where to Focus Next

    You've virtualized a significant number of server workloads and have likely experienced significant cost savings and performance improvements so, what's next? Read this trend brief to identify which phase of virtualization you are in and where you should be headed to reap even more business benefits with expansion of your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Beyond Cost Savings: Four Compelling Reasons To Virtualize Your IT Environment

    Cost savings is a well-known benefit of virtualization, but what else can be gained from a shift to a virtualized IT environment? Find out how other results of virtualization, such as improved business continuity and simplified IT management, can also have significant effects, as told by VMware® customers in this...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with 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 // Apr 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™. From application dependencies to replication engines, reference these tips as you create or improve your disaster recovery plan.

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  • White Papers // Apr 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 // Apr 2013

    Beyond Cost Savings: Four Compelling Reasons to Expand Virtualization of Your IT Environment

    Cost savings is a key benefit of virtualization that you may have already experienced, but what else can be gained through expansion of your virtualized IT environment? In this eBook, find out how other VMware® customers have extended their virtualization deployment and have uncovered significant benefits, such as simplified IT...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    Tackling Workplace Mobility and Bring Your Own Device Initiatives with the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop

    Desktop virtualization provides IT with a way to address these concerns while supporting worker mobility and BYOD. Now VMware is advancing these goals with VMware Viewâ„¢ Mobile Secure Desktop, a fully validated architectural design that provides end users with quick and easy access to applications and data across devices, locations...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    What’s New in VMware View 5.1: Technical Deep Dive

    VMware View™ 5.1 helps deliver desktop as a service from your cloud, while enabling end-user freedom and IT control. Join us for this technical webcast where we will cover what’s new in VMware View 5.1. 

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Top 10 Tech Tips: vSOM

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips to see how you can get the most out of your virtualized environment using VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™. From configuring alerts to monitoring performance, reference these tips in order to optimize capacity and proactively manage your vSphere environment....

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (1): Enabling Virtualization and More with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how VMware solutions help you reduce operation expenses (opex), capital expenses (capex), and increases availability and efficiency in your IT environment.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Tech Target - Desktop Virtualization Takeaway Guide

    It is critical for IT to understand the differences between the various desktop virtualization platforms and to focus on the features most relevant to their organization. This guide will discuss which issues are most relevant when considering desktop virtualization platforms and evaluate how the industry’s leading platform is delivering innovative...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Business Case for Desktop Virtualization: Information Guide

    The single operating system and single device per user is a model of the past. In the Post-PC era, IT must protect data security and control user access to data, while managing the range of applications and devices for all users. This guide will help you identify the business and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Reducing the Complexity of Virtualization for Small and Midsized Businesses

    Because small and midsized businesses are often faced with more modest IT resources, challenges deploying and managing virtualization, as well as executing critical IT management tasks that enhance uptime and network security, typical Enterprise-grade virtualization solutions may seem out of reach. This paper provides an overview of VMware® Go Pro™,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Can you afford NOT to virtualize your growing business?

    Infographic featuring SMB IT trends in virtualization and cloud computing.

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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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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Siemens Achieves Continuous Improvement Through Six Sigma, ITIL With VMware VCenter Configuration Manager

    Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Inc. is an internationally leading provider of IT solutions and services. Siemens IT Solutions and Services, in its ongoing efforts to optimize processes, sought comprehensive analytics to help automate its ITIL and Six Sigma best practices initiatives, to drive more efficiency and better service levels....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2008

    VMware Case Study: Siemens Medical Solutions

    Siemens Medical Solutions, a business unit of global giant Siemens AG, is the world's leading provider of healthcare systems as well as medical equipment. Siemens Medical Solutions wanted to improve server utilization, control server sprawl and reduce IT operations and hardware maintenance costs. The IT group decided to implement an...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    The Answer Is Simple for Simplot Australia: Embrace Virtualization

    Founded in 1995, Simplot Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J R Simplot Company, a privately held food and agribusiness corporation based in Boise, Idaho with annual sales of more than $US3 billion. Simplot Australia wanted to shift IT infrastructure towards virtualization. VMware and Intel technology creates an...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    VMware Case Study: Smartpath Software

    Founded in 2001, Smartpath Software delivers asset, maintenance and helpdesk services using Web 2.0 and Software as a Service (SaaS) technologies. Smartpath Software wanted to implement a scalable, responsive infrastructure that enables the rapid delivery of asset and maintenance software to customers and the cost-effective running of internal applications. VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Solvay Finds the Cure for Server Sprawl With VMware Infrastructure 3

    Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of the research-driven group of pharmaceutical companies that constitute the global pharmaceutical business of the Solvay Group. Solvay Pharmaceuticals wanted to reduce server proliferation and associated costs within IT department. Solvay Pharmaceuticals deployed VMware and Intel technology which increases scalability and performance in...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: SonicWALL, Inc.

    SonicWALL, Inc., is a leader in the Unified Threat Management security industry, with solutions featuring high-performance, solid-state firewalls and VPN appliances with value-added security subscriptions such as anti-virus, intrusion prevention and antispyware for wired and wireless networks of all sizes. SonicWALL, Inc., wanted to control server sprawl and prepare for...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    VMware Case Study: TRW Automotive

    TRW Automotive is a global automotive parts manufacturer and supplier. TRW Automotive wanted to reduce infrastructure running costs and consolidate server infrastructure at datacenters in Malaysia and the United States. TRW turned to VMware virtualization to reduce its server footprint and save on power and cooling costs under a company-wide...

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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 // Jan 2009

    VMware Case Study: UniSource Energy Corporation/Tucson Electric Power

    UniSource Energy Corporation was founded in 1902 and is based in Tucson, Arizona. Through its subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource Energy Services (UES), the corporation provides natural gas and electric service to customers throughout Arizona. UniSource Energy Corporation wanted to manage outdated data center with severely limited capacity...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: United Bank and Trust

    Founded in 1860, United Bank and Trust (United) is an independent community bank offering personal banking, business banking and wealth management services to customers in southern Michigan. United Bank and Trust wanted to upgrade IT infrastructure and create a cost-efficient virtualized IT environment. United Bank and Trust deployed VMware Infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    VMware Case Study: United Equipment

    United Equipment Pty Ltd runs materials-handling equipment outlets in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory and is poised to expand into Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania. United Equipment Pty Ltd wanted to reduce cost and enhance manageability of desktop and server environment while improving application availability...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: United States Army - III Corps

    The III Corps (Third Corps) is a branch of the United States Army headquartered in Fort Hood, Texas whose primary mission is to train, mobilize, and deploy forces for counteroffensive combat operations. The III Corps (Third Corps) wanted to create a flexible, lightweight, IT infrastructure that can be easily administered...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    University Hospital With a 21st Century IT Infrastructure

    The University Hospital Leipzig, located in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is part of one of the oldest universities in Europe. The University Hospital Leipzig wanted to move critical applications off of aging physical hardware. The University Hospital Leipzig deployed VMware and Intel technology which creates a...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: The University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta is recognized as one of the premier teaching and research intensive institutions in the world, an incubator of creative research and groundbreaking discovery. The University of Alberta wanted cost efficient, conflict-free, secure application deployment to over 1,500 student desktops at more than 47 public workstation sties...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    VMware Case Study: University of Auckland

    Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand's largest university with over 36,000 students and over 4,500 staff. The University of Auckland wanted to deliver dynamic infrastructure to support new email platform while containing server sprawl. VMware server virtualization enabled the University to deploy the platform in a...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Florida

    The University of Florida (UF) is the state's largest university and the nation's fifth largest university. The University of Florida (UF) wanted to reduce physical server infrastructure and improve cost efficiency of hosting applications. The University of Florida (UF) implemented virtualization to consolidate servers, redistribute excess capacity, and improve application...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Greenwich

    Awarded university status in 1992, the University of Greenwich is responsible for 8.000 students worldwide. The university also collaborates with colleges across the world including in Trinidad, Hong Kong and Singapore. University of Greenwich wanted to enable increased and more effective remote access to IT resources and to reduce IT...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualization Transforms IT at Leading European University

    The University of Munster is one of Germany's largest institutions of higher education, with more than 38,000 students spread amongst 15 different departments. The University of Munster wanted to transition from a physical IT infrastructure to a virtual IT infrastructure within an academic environment. VMware and Intel technology creates a...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    VMware Case Study: The University of Plymouth

    The University of Plymouth in the south west of England has developed some innovative strategies to nimbly and economically deliver the computing resources its students and faculties need for research, experimentation and communication. The University of Plymouth wanted to develop a reliable, economical and easily managed infrastructure to run mission-critical...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Toledo

    The University of Toledo (UT) is one of 13 state universities in Ohio. Originally founded in 1872, the university now serves more than 22,000 students. Desktop environment within university setting can be resource intensive for IT to manage and provides limited accessibility for students. VMware View creates a virtual desktop...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Delivers Capacity Savings to One of America's Great Universities

    The University of Wisconsin - Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. The University of Wisconsin - Madison wanted to gain greater control over the virtualized environment and maximize the performance of virtual machines. VMware vSphere 4 has significantly streamlined the day-to-day tasks involved with managing...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: uptime Software

    uptime software provides systems management tools that allow its Fortune 1000 clients to make the most of their IT infrastructures. uptime software wanted to provide customers with world-class service while containing costs and server sprawl in a heterogeneous data center. VMware software increases IT muscle and simplifies systems management to...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    VMware Case Study: US Internetworking, Inc., an AT&T Company

    USinternetworking, Inc., (USi), an AT&T company, is a managed application services provider that delivers solutions ranging from enterprise and eCommerce application outsourcing to custom-developed solutions to professional consulting services. USi wanted to increase server utilization while guaranteeing clients high availability and security. USi migrated from a redundant architecture to an...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    VMware Case Study: Vancouver Coastal Health

    Canada's Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) provides a full range of healthcare services ranging from hospital treatment to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services. VCH wanted to create a sustainable data centre infrastructure that will provide savings in power, cooling and hardware footprint, while accommodating explosive growth....

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: Vertex Software

    Established in 1996, Vertex Software Pvt Ltd provides software testing and development, mobile technology development, content management and SAP-specific services. Vertex Software Pvt Ltd wanted to consolidate a disparate test and staging environment running on 100 desktop-class machines distributed across three floors while improving availability and manageability and reducing facilities...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: ViaHealth / Rochester General Hospital

    ViaHealth is a family of health care providers serving the greater Rochester, New York area through facilities such as Rochester General Hospital. ViaHealth wanted to increase reliability and availability of mission-critical applications within healthcare organization. ViaHealth deployed VMware Infrastructure 3 which simplifies IT administration and provides greater control over computing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Using Virtualization to Improve Data Center Efficiency

    This paper outlines some of the advantages, considerations, processes, and implementation strategies needed to reduce server power consumption in a data center using virtualization techniques. Virtualization has long held the promise of energy savings due to its server consolidation capabilities. This paper provides those responsible for reducing energy consumption with...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Building a High-Performance Datacenter with VMware

    How does a datacenter score against the measurements of a high performance datacenter? In today's economic times, efficiency is important. It means, for example, getting more for less, and adding services without adding servers. Fewer servers means less datacenter space, and lower power and cooling costs. Efficiency also means adding...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    1 Eight Key Ingredients for Building an Internal Cloud VMware Private Clouds: Providing the Ability to Consume Resources, Regardless of Where They Reside I

    IT budgets are tighter than at any time in history. But despite severe budget constraints, user demands are still escalating - as they always will. Business cycle times are shortening with increased global competition; all mission-critical applications and services must provide quick and easy scalability, while accommodating growing application access...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Building a Comprehensive Business Continuity Plan: Leveraging VMware Virtualization Technology for Data Protection, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery

    The number one goal for today's IT managers is protecting the integrity and safety of the company's key data and applications. Enterprises of all sizes must prepare for a wide range of threats - from environmental or physical causes (fires, earthquakes, floods, hardware failures, etc.), as well as from human...

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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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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    VMware ThinApp: Agentless Application Virtualization Overview

    VMware defines application virtualization as the ability to deploy software without modifying the host computer or making any changes to the local operating system, file system or registry. Using this virtualization technology, organizations can deploy custom and commercial software across the enterprise without installation conflicts, system changes or any impact...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Server Virtualization: One Path That Leads to Cloud Computing

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

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    VMware: Clearing the Fog for a Look Into the Clouds

    As a result of the current economic downturn, IT is currently under a mandate to use resources more efficiently. In the past, IT organizations typically built an infrastructure that tightly coupled application workloads with physical assets, forcing IT administrators to continually perform repetitive manual tasks just to keep the operating...

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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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  • 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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