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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

    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 // 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

    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

    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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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Best Practices for Deploying Your Virtual Infrastructure: VMware's Own Path to Virtualization

    Ever wondered how VMware deploys own software internally? The presenter of this webcast gives the insight into the path that VMware has taken to implement their own software, including the lessons learned based on their deployment.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Technical Track: Deliver LAN-Like Performance for VMware View to Branch Offices and Mobile Users

    Desktop virtualization dramatically simplifies IT infrastructure, provides greater enterprise data security and enables cost effective IT utilization and management. While some desktop virtualization products attempt to use communication protocols designed for Wide Area Networks (WANs), even these products run into two fundamental challenges when trying to support users located across...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Technical Track: Networking With VMware Infrastructure

    The presenter of this webcast explores the new networking features and concepts forthcoming in VMware Infrastructure. The presenter throws light on vNetwork Distributed Switch - what it is, how to configure and how to use it. He also explores the use of other new features such as private VLANs, ingress...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    An Overview of Virtual Appliances

    Virtual appliances are fundamentally changing how enterprise software is developed, distributed, deployed and managed. The presenter of this webcast will provide an overview on solutions and programs around virtual appliances. The presenter will also highlight the key industry trends, benefits and use cases for ISVs and IHVs and various aspects...

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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 // 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 // Sep 2009

    IDC White Paper - Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View

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

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    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 // Mar 2012

    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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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

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

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualisation 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 // Mar 2012

    Real World Advantage: Virtualization Solutions for Growing Companies

    How can you deliver the improved performance that the business--and your boss--demand? The smart answer is to virtualize and do more with servers you already own! VMware® proven virtualization solutions are making a real difference in the way growing companies are solving their real-world IT challenges, including budget constraints, demanding users and...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Introduction to VMware vSphere 5

    This presentation will be available to audience members until August 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time. The foundation of the new VMware Cloud infrastructure Suite is VMware vSphere5, the most trusted, widely deployed virtualization platform in the world. Architected to support the broadest range of virtual and...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Introduction to VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

    This presentation will be available to audience members until August 23, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time. Business continuity is a top concern for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), who rely on their applications to keep their businesses running. VMware vSphere 5, the industry's leading virtualization platform, enables...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 2: Introduction to VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    DMZ Virtualization Using VMware vSphere 4 and the Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Switch

    A Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a separate network located in the neutral zone between a private (inside) network and a public (outside) network. A DMZ environment consists of numerous service and infrastructure devices depending on the business model of the organization. Often, servers, firewalls, network intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), host...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Getting Started With VMware vSphere and Emulex/Cisco SANs

    The combination of VMware vSphere and Fibre Channel SANs provides substantial CapEx and OpEx savings. Cisco and Emulex are leaders in Fibre Channel technologies and provide scalable, high-performance hardware and software components that fully enable server virtualization in the data center. This paper explains some of the components and concepts...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Technical Track: Enabling IT Cost Accountability With VMware vCenter Chargeback

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how VMware vCenter Chargeback delivers simplified cost accounting structure for the virtualized environment. Using an allocation or utilization model (or perhaps a combination), administrators will now have the ability to report on costs across storage, CPU, I/O and many other categories. In addition,...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Improving Utilization and Allocation With VMware vCenter Chargeback

    Creating business accountability for IT resources in a virtualized environment requires accurate, flexible cost measurement. With the right cost measurement processes in place, IT organizations can make better resource utilization and allocation decisions by ensuring accurate measurement of the true costs of virtualized workloads. In turn, this helps end users...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Accelerating Server Consolidation in the Branch Office

    Businesses looking to leverage server resources and save costs have increasingly turned to virtualization to consolidate their IT infrastructure while enabling greater flexibility. While the cost saving benefits of consolidation are clear, many businesses are leery of going down this path because of the potential performance hit their users in...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Technical Track: Application Performance Management With VMware vCenter AppSpeed

    The presenter of this webcast dives into the AppSpeed product and discuss the product's architecture in a hands-on demo.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Affordable Business Continuity for SMBs With VMware vSphere 4

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about the compelling new IT solutions from VMware that enable Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) to significantly improve the efficiency of their IT operations and deliver affordable business continuity. With VMware vSphere 4, SMBs can have the power of agility, protection and significant...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Optimizing Business Application Performance With VMware vCenter AppSpeed

    Customers are increasingly using VMware vSphere 4 as a more dynamic platform for running large, business-critical applications such as Web applications, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL and Oracle Database. The presenter begin by describing the outstanding performance capabilities of VMware ESX 4 that enable more than 95 percent of applications to...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Simplifying Desktop Virtualization Deployments

    VMware technology partner Pano Logic offers zero-client desktop devices that leverage the virtual infrastructure to deliver easy-to-deploy, easy-to-manage desktop virtualization. Perfect for small and midsize organizations, as well as departments in larger enterprises, customers in existing VMware environments typically have Pano Logic virtual desktops up and running in under an...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    How the University of Texas Averted IT Disaster During Hurricane Dolly

    The presenter of this webcast discuss how they used the combination of CA XOsoft and VMware virtualization to implement a cost-effective disaster recovery environment at a remote "Hot site" in Austin, Texas, 400 miles away from their Brownsville campus, and how their solution helped them keep UTB's (University of Texas...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Best Practices for VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4

    VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4 is the premier management and automation solution for IT administrators who need to support application owners, development and QA, training, and support teams. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about best practices for deploying Lab Manager. The attendee will learn best practices for...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    The Benefits of Virtualizing Mission-Critical Applications

    VMware vSphere 4 gives the greater flexibility, performance and control in managing applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, SAP and Oracle. But the network must also be ready to support Tier-1 applications and tight service level requirements. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to maximize performance and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Six ways virtualisation helps IT managers

    Pick the right solution, and virtualisation can be an affordable option that is easy to deploy and supports business standards and policies. It can help your business to: - Automate your IT and save time managing it - React more quickly to business opportunities or system outage - Dramatically cut...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Benefitting from Server Virtualization

    Increasing the use of server virtualization is a top priority for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). According to ESG's 2010 Spending Intentions Survey, it is nearly tied as the top priority for SMBs over the next 12 to 18 months. Download the white paper for more information.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize Your Servers.

    Server virtualization isn't just for big companies. Entry-level virtualization tools are free or low-cost, and there are many benefits to virtualization (including saving money). It's not a question of "if" you should virtualize your servers;it's a question of "when." In this article, I outline five steps you should take to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    How Your Business Can Attain Maximum ROI from Virtualization.

    Small and midsize businesses are making virtualization one of the hottest trends in IT. The reasons? Virtualization reduces the cost and complexity of technology, frees up time to make their businesses more responsive and improves their ability to rebound from disasters. Download the white paper to find out more.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Saving Your Servers from Disaster Using VMware Virtualization.

    In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key features of virtualization?specifically VMware virtualization solutions?that help defend your datacenter against disaster. Virtualization offers hardware independence?a huge time saver in recovering from a disaster. In addition to this core capability, virtualization provides several other ways to protect your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    The Top Ten Most Forgotten Things When Building a Disaster Recovery Plan.

    Every IT manager knows the importance of having an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan. Organisations without an adequate plan may find themselves out of business quickly after experiencing a major disaster. This statistic is amplified for small and mid-sized businesses: many of these businesses today are relying on archaic backup...

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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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Platform Lab's Mission Is Simple: To Help Its Customers Make the Most of Their IT Investments

    The nation's only non-profit IT test and training facility; the Columbus, Ohio-based lab offers commercial clients short-term physical or remote access to hardware, software and bandwidth. Platform Lab wanted to build a flexible, easy-to-manage computing cloud for internal and customer use. Platform Lab used VMware vSphere as the basis of...

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