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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 // 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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 View™ 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 // 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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  • 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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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Address Key Desktop Virtualization Use Cases with VMware View

    As desktop virtualization garners more momentum, IT organizations are looking for a solution that is cost-effective and easy to deploy, manage, and scale. VMware View meets these requirements with a proven desktop virtualization solution designed to optimize both end user freedom and IT management and control. View provides a comprehensive...

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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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  • 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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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  • eBooks // Apr 2012

    5 Tech Tips Book

    Don't miss out on the chance to benefit from the real-world advantages of VMware's market-leading virtualization. With our vSphere(R) Essentials Kits you have the easiest, most affordable way to realize always-available IT - and free up your working day. Get our Tech Tips eBook to see how easy...

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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 View™ 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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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    SQL Server Consolidation on VMware

    Many IT departments have a large and growing number of SQL Server instances in production, offering a great opportunity for consolidation and cost reduction. VMware offers a dynamic, highly available platform that is particularly well suited to consolidating SQL instances and achieving fast and simple consolidation by preserving configuration and...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Virtual Machine and Storage Integration With VMware and Dell

    This webcast take a deeper dive into storage and networking in VMware Infrastructure. Storage topics included the details on how VMware ESX and ESXi use Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and NAS storage; the architecture of VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS); multipathing in Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs; raw disk...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Application Registration With VMware ThinApp

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Anti-Virus Deployment for VMware View

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    SAP Solutions on VMware vSphere 4 - Best Practice Guidelines

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

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Reference Architecture Brief: Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Featuring VMware View 4

    Today's challenging economic environment is forcing many organizations to revisit their IT infrastructure strategies. Exploring costeffective alternatives to manage the enterprise desktop environment is high on the agenda of many CIOs, given escalating maintenance and support costs, frequent security patches and software upgrades, and an explosion of remote and mobile...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View 4 With PCoIP Info Guide

    Support for the software version of the PCoIP protocol with VMware View 4 provides end users with a dramatic improvement in user experience across a wide variety of tasks and end point locations. The addition of this display protocol is the result of a co-development effort between VMware and Teradici,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Workload Considerations for Virtual Desktop Reference Architectures: Info Guide

    As interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) continues to accelerate, so do the needs for improved assessment, planning, and deployment methodologies and tools. The historical methodology for determining deployment parameters, (that is the impact of VDI on network, storage, and compute resources) typically failed to truly assess the impact of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View on NetApp Storage Solution Brief

    This paper provides an overview of a virtual desktop solution featuring VMware ViewTM 4 and NetApp storage. With the display protocol (PCoIP) advances in VMware View 4, and storage efficiencies from NetApp (achieving a per seat storage cost as low as $40), enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View 4: Evaluator's Guide

    Built on the industry-leading virtualization platform, VMware View 4 is a solution that enables IT organizations to "Decouple" a desktop from physical devices or locations and deliver the desktop as a managed service from a centralized location. VMware View makes desktops easily accessible to any end user on multiple devices...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4.0 Performance and Best Practices for Performance

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 4.0 provides business continuity and disaster recovery protection for virtual environments. Protection can extend from individual replicated datastores to an entire virtual site. In a Site Recovery Manager environment, there are two sites involved - a protected site and a recovery site. Protection groups1...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Using Lab Manager for the Support Organization at SAP Business Intelligence

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Performance Troubleshooting for VMware vSphere 4

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Disaster Recovery for PTC Windchill Solutions With VMware Site Recovery Manager

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Virtual Machine Monitor Execution Modes: in VMware vSphere 4.0

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

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