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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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  • Webcasts // Nov 2012

    Automating Infrastructure and Operations Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

    IT management must change. Traditional tools and processes designed for siloed, static physical infrastructures don't provide the automation and control needed for inherently dynamic virtualized and cloud infrastructures. By building management directly into the VMware vSphere® platform, we've already transformed the way you manage your infrastructure. The next step is...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Enterprise Strategy Group Analyst Whitepaper - VMware View and Desktop Virtualization

    Desktop virtualization is quickly becoming a top IT priority as businesses of all sizes adapt to the proliferation of endpoint devices, mobilization of the workforce, and simplified endpoint management. Desktop virtualization is now ready for prime time and chances are high that some segment of the employee population could benefit...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper - vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real-time Analytics and Automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mold a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. This product brief highlights key findings of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Forrester WP - Lessons Learned From The 2011 Japanese Crisis

    Earthquakes, tornadoes, monsoons, hurricanes, flooding, and other severe natural disasters have brought alarming devastation to regions around the world over the past several years. As the human, financial, and ecological toll of these successive events continue, business continuity, disaster recovery (BC/DR), and risk managers want to know what they can...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper - VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualization to deliver consolidation, improve data back up and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Learn directly from your peer's experiences and see why VMware's solutions are perfect for the growing...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Simplifying Disaster Protection for All Your Applications with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager and VMware vSphere Replication

    Traditional disaster recovery solutions are often expensive, complex and unreliable to meet business requirements. As a result, IT departments are hesitant to expand disaster protection beyond their most critical applications. With VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 (SRM), the market-leading disaster recovery product, all types of organizations can deploy the...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Introduction to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with VMware View

    Although the capital expenditures for traditional computers have decreased over time, the operational costs of managing these desktops have increased significantly because of the escalating complexity of tasks, labor costs and security concerns. End users are also tied to a single piece of hardware to access all their data and...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    VMware View Optimization Guide for Windows 7

    This document provides guidelines for configuring a standard Windows 7 image to be used within a VMware View™ environment, providing administrators with the information necessary to create a standard image of Windows 7 leveraging the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit or by utilizing a script-based approach to optimize a traditionally installed Windows...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    CIO Whitepaper - 10 Reasons to Modernize the Desktop

    IT departments need a solution that meets the evolving needs of both the employees and IT-- something not possible with a traditional PC model. This paper illustrates the benefits of moving beyond the physical PC to a modern desktop that is highly flexible, easy to manage, customizable to suit users'...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View - Webcast

    Many enterprises have discovered that the use of virtualization to support desktop workloads creates a range of significant benefits. These benefits include price efficiencies, improved IT management and greater agility and choice for end users. This VMware sponsored webcast with IDC will provide both quantitative measurement of the business...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    The VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop

    Driven by both end-user desire and business value, IT organizations must increasingly be able to support multiple endpoint devices across their environments. From doctors to salespeople to service techs, many knowledge workers move from place to place to do their jobs, and they are more productive if they can take...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    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 // Oct 2012

    Taneja Whitepaper - An Overview of the Virtual Infrastructure Operations Management Market

    In this report, Taneja Group presents their evaluation of the current state of the vir- tual infrastructure operations management (VIOM) market.They examined VIOM solutions available from a representative set of established and emerging vendors, in order to enable senior business and technology managers to gain a deeper understanding of which...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper - Virtualization moves the SMB market forward

    The whitepaper talks about the pressures that SMB is facing --including small budgets, limited skill sets among IT staff, and limitations in their existing processes. But today, they have opportunities to break through perceived technology barriers to achieve greater business success. Technologies such as virtualization enable them to expand their...

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  • eBooks // Oct 2012

    eBook - Real-World Virtualization for Your Business

    Small and midsize firms virtualize IT infrastructure to meet real-world challenges: simplifying operations to focus on business issues, speeding up application rollouts to get more done, safeguarding data and operations to stay open and productive, and saving money for the bottom line. It's a new way to think about IT--and...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Getting Started with VMware vSphere Hypervisor and VMware Go

    Now is the time for deployment! Join us for a look at how to deploy virtualization using VMware vSphere®, the industry's best-of-breed hypervisor. In addition, discover how solutions such as VMware® Go™ make deploying VMware server virtualization technology a snap. This webcast will begin with a discussion of the core...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    An Overview of VMware vSphere

    Join us for an overview of VMware vSphere®, the industry-leading virtualization platform. vSphere comes in many shapes and sizes and can be tailored to the needs of your environment. This webcast will help you select from the various vSphere editions, kits, and features available to meet your specific needs. Whether...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Managing Infrastructure Health and Performance with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    VMware has introduced new super metrics and self-learning analytics in the VMware vCenter™ Operations Management™ Suite to allow administrators to better assess infrastructure health, identify performance bottlenecks and intercept incidents before they create havoc on the end-user experience. Learn from technical experts what these metrics are and how you can...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Capacity Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    VMware has introduced new capabilities to allow VMware vSphere® administrators to proactively manage virtual infrastructure resources. When you right-size and optimize your infrastructure capacity you can increase virtual machine density and consolidation ratios by up to 30 percent, defer hardware and software purchases, and plan for upcoming virtualization projects more...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Configuration and Compliance Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    Virtual Infrastructure teams often find it extremely challenging to ensure that their virtual environment is properly configured to meet operational and security best practices - especially when more than one VMware vCenter™ management platform is involved. VMware vCenter Configuration Manager™ (VCM) - a key part of the VMware vCenter Operations...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Seven Corners

    Seven Corners went beyond the typical efficiency and cost-conservation benefits of cloud to build innovative business services that generate whole new revenues. "If you're in a privately held SMB, your goal is to identify a problem or an opportunity, categorize what it would cost to resolve it or achieve...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Virtualization Made Easy Webcast

    Growing businesses face unique challenges managing an IT environment to deliver services that are secure, reliable and scalable. Virtualization can help these organizations not only save money but also simplify IT management and improve the services that they deliver to their employees and customers. Attend this webcast to learn...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Taneja Group Executive Summary: 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 // Sep 2012

    Taneja Group Executive Summary - 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 // Sep 2012

    Taneja Group: Overview of Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for SMBs

    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 // Sep 2012

    IDC Technology Spotlight: Virtualize Desktiops 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 // Sep 2012

    The Benefits of VMware’s vCenter Operations Management Suite

    Read how customers gained significant operational benefits and key performance metrics to their businesses by deploying vCenter Operations Management Suite in their vSphere environments. vSphere customers who installed vCenter Operations Management Suite saw a total of 50% reduced IT costs and 31% incremental savings in IT costs over existing vSphere...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Forrester Total Economic Impact of VMware View

    In August 2012, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by efficiently managing their virtual desktop infrastructure from a single console using VMware View. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    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, including Microsoft Corporation with the Microsoft System Center 2012 suite. Microsoft makes this claim for the latest release of its comprehensive System Center suite...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Best practices for patch management

    It's a fact of business today: because of the economy, most organisations are asking everyone, including the IT staff, to do more with less. But tight budgets and the need for the IT department to be a "jack of all trades" (and specialists at nothing) could leave organisations vulnerable to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Comparison: Email and collaboration platforms

    Email is indispensable ? few applications are more critical to the success of a small or midsize business. From its origins as a communications tool, email has become the de facto archive of business information at many companies, and serves as a platform for messaging, co-ordination, and collaboration almost everywhere....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Leveraging real-time analytics and automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mould a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. As organisations continue to adopt new management...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Extend the benefits of server virtualisation without shared storage

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualisation to deliver consolidation, improve data backup and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Disaster recovery: Six steps to protect your IT

    As with many enterprises today, your datacentre houses the critical IT components ? hardware, data and software ? that your business depends on. But are they fully secure and protected from potential disasters? Your datacentre's health and fault tolerance rely on many factors unrelated to your IT environment, such as...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Benefits of virtualisation for small to midsize businesses

    Your business counts on you for reliable, secure, responsive IT services. It's a nonstop job, with no time off to figure out complex new technologies, wade through marketing promises, or wrestle with software solutions designed for much larger firms. Your resources may be limited, but your needs are the same...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    10 benefits of desktop modernisation

    No longer is work a place, but rather an idea that is ubiquitous, constant and borderless. Employees want access to their data and applications anytime, anywhere, from any device, so that ideas, collaboration and innovation aren't limited to business hours or office buildings. To keep up with these changing and...

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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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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Configuring and Troubleshooting N-Port ID Virtualization

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

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  • 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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  • 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 // Jun 2009

    VMware vSphere 4: Exchange Server on NFS, ISCSI, and Fibre Channel

    At VMworld Europe 2008, VMware announced results of a test demonstrating 16,000 Exchange 2007 users on a single ESX Server. The ESX Server was running eight virtual machines each supporting 2,000 users. This multiple virtual machine, building block approach allows for a much higher number of users on a single...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    VMware Capacity Planner Security

    VMware Capacity Planner is a business and IT capacity planning tool that provides an integrated set of analysis, planning, and decision support functions to enable faster, measurable, and more accurate infrastructure assessment services. Delivered as a hosted application service, Capacity Planner enables the consultants working with the consultants from the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Performance Best Practices for VMware Workstation

    This paper provides guidance in obtaining the best possible performance using VMware Workstation 7.0, both in a production environment and when running benchmarks. Though this paper focuses on Workstation 7.0, most of the guidelines presented here also apply to prior versions of Workstation and to VMware Server and VMware Player....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    IT in the Cloud: Using VMware VCloud for Reliable, WI Flexible, Shared IT Resources

    Since the 1960s, computing has evolved from a very static, mainframe-based model to a one of service delivery. Tradeoffs for this evolution have involved manageability, reliability, openness and the quality of the user experience. The notion of computing in a "Cloud" stands to redefine computing as know it, making IT...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: WWF-Australia

    The Australian arm of the world's largest and most influential conservation organization, WWF-Australia focuses on eight key areas: climate change, weeds and feral animals, land and forests, marine protection, species, water management, sustainable industry and business partnerships. WWF-Australia wanted future-proof the WWF-Australia datacenter infrastructure while reducing the organization's carbon emissions....

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: XM Canada

    XM Canada is the leading provider of audio entertainment services. The company provides subscription-based satellite radio service and online streaming to mobile and Internet devices for more than half a million subscribers throughout Canada. XM Canada is the leading provider of audio entertainment services. XM Canada wanted to reduce IT...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP

    Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF) is a nationally recognized architecture, planning and interior design firm, with five locations throughout the United States. ZGF wanted to incorporate virtualization into select IT functions within company. Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects deployed VMware ESXi which provides a free, lightweight solution for experiencing the benefits...

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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 // 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 // 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 // Apr 2010

    Ohio Mutual Insurance Group's Deployment of WebSphere Application Server on VMware ESX

    This paper describes the deployment of the IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) software in a set of virtual machines on VMware ESX at the Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG). This deployment has been in place for more than two years and it serves the needs of 200 users within the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Increase Longevity of IT Solutions With VMware vSphere

    Many businesses need to run applications for as long as possible without making any changes to them. Most organizations replace hardware every 3 to 5 years. New hardware may require upgrades to operating systems. Newer operating systems may not be able to run older applications. VMware vSphere virtual machines provide...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Performance on VMware vSphere 4.1

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualization Keeps the IT Systems Running and the Water Flowing in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Water is an agency of the State of Florida that supplies water to nearly 2.5 million people in the Tampa Bay Area - the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Tampa Bay Water wanted Data center to push limits of power, cooling, and rack space. Tampa...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2008

    VMware Case Study: Tasty Baking Company

    Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tasty Baking Company (Tasty) manufactures, co-packages, and sells cakes, pies, donuts, and other baked goods under the trademark, "Tastykake". Nearly 800 employees, including an IT staff of 15 people, help keep Tasty's operations running from day to day. Tasty wanted to create a more efficient data...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    VMware Case Study: TELUS Communications Company

    One of Canada's leading national telecommunications companies, TELUS delivers data, IP, voice, entertainment and video services over 12 million consumer connections, and offers business customers and service providers IT services ranging from server and storage hosting through IT consulting services to fully managed desktop, server, and datacenter solutions. TELUS wanted...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Teradata Deploys a Private Cloud Based on vSphere While Streamlining Their Cloud Administration With VMware VCenter Lab Manager

    Since being spun off from NCR in 2007, Teradata has deployed more than 2.000 implementations of its software and hardware solutions in 60 countries worldwide. Its customer base comprises more than 900 companies, including 3M, British Airways, Coca Cola, ICICI Bank, Poste Italiane, the United States Air Force, Verizon, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: TGC-1

    TGC-1 was established in 2005 as a part of government plan of electric power industry reformation. At the beginning the main part of corporate business-services was outsourced. The construction of corporate IT infrastructure started in the middle of 2007. TGC-1 wanted economy of energy resources and reduction of data center...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: The Brand Felt Limited

    Family owned and operated since 1959, The Brand Felt Ltd. is a quality manufacturer of industrial felts, engineered pressed felts and various technical felts for the automotive, chemical, steel and furniture industries, among others. Brand Felt Ltd wanted to replace aging physical servers, streamline IT management and improve application performance...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Saves A$1 Million With Server Virtualization

    Created in December 2007, the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR) develops policies and programs that drive knowledge creation, science and research, and improve Australia's international competitiveness. DIISR wanted to manage the transfer of Web servers from Canberra to a hosted environment in Sydney without any disruption to...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    VMware Case Study: The Peninsula School

    The Peninsula School is a private co-educational school in Victoria, Australia, that educates students from kindergarten to Year 12. The school caters for about 1,500 students and 300 staff including nonacademic employees. The Peninsula School wanted to constrain server sprawl while implementing a scalable infrastructure that could manage up to...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    VMware Case Study: The Pensions Regulator

    The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes, and came into force in April 2005, replacing the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority (OPRA). The Pensions Regulator wanted to curb physical server sprawl within the primary datacenter and lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) across the IT infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Thomas Memorial Hospital

    Thomas is a 261-bed, not-for-profit hospital, located in South Charleston, West Virginia. Thomas wanted to reclaim real estate, reduce hardware and software costs, reduce power consumption, and create a Disaster Recovery strategy. VMware infrastructure enables enterprise class performance, while saving money on space, hardware and power consumption, and preventing true...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    VMware Case Study: Southwestern/Great American, Inc.

    Southwestern/Great American has a long history: 153 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. Southwestern wanted to replace aging hardware with...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: SpamTitan

    SpamTitan provides a comprehensive solution to email threats by enabling its customers to run a virtual email appliance using existing virtual infrastructure, offering protection from viruses, spam, malware, phishing and unwanted content. Hardware appliances and the geographical limitations and cost factors they posed prevented SpamTitan from recruiting new channel partners...

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