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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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 // May 2012

    Indian Institute of Information Technology Bangalore

    Cloud computing is a set of services that provide infrastructure resources using internet media and data storage on a third party server. SMEs are said to be the lifeblood of any vibrant economy. They are known to be the silent drivers of a nation's economy. SMEs of India are one...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Iowa Workforce Development Enhances Services and Cuts Costs with VMware View

    Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), one of the largest of Iowa's 39 state agencies, links job placement and skill development into a system of lifelong learning and opportunity. Their challenges are to reduce risk of security breaches and malware infections on public-use systems, expand availability of agency services to all 99...

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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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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Total Cost Comparison: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V

    In Total Cost Comparison: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V, learn why the total cost of ownership (TCO) is the ultimate measure to compare IT infrastructure platforms. TCO incorporates the purchase and support costs of the platform along with the ongoing operational and management expenses.

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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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  • 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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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 3: Management with VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 16, 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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Taking a Proactive Approach to Patch Management

    It's a fact of business today: because of the economy, most organizations 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 organizations vulnerable to...

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  • eBooks // Feb 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...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    The Hidden Truth About Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications

    This IDG whitepaper highlights key findings based on the Quickpoll Survey conducted with more than 300 Enterprise and Commercial IT decision makers worldwide about the state of their virtualization of business critical applications. This paper answers such questions as: What drivers are pushing companies to extend virtualization beyond servers? and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Best Practices for Running VMware vSphere on Network Attached Storage

    The significant presence of Network Filesystem Storage (NFS) in the datacenter today, as well as the lower cost-per-port for IP based Storage, has lead to many people wanting to deploy virtualization environments with Network Attached Storage (NAS) shared storage resources. As virtualization increases adoption, so does the deployment of VMware...

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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 // Nov 2009

    Performance Study of VMware Thin Provisioning

    This paper determines that a workload run on a thin-provisioned disk performs very closely to that of thick-provisioned disk, in both the zeroing and post-zeroing phases of disk growth. Additionally, scaling up the servers from 1 host to 16 hosts showed improved throughput as more hosts were added. After the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Dynamic Storage Provisioning: Considerations and Best Practices for Using Virtual Disk Thin Provisioning

    VMware vSphere 4 introduces many new features that enable greater efficiency, control, and choice for storage resources. With the full support for thin provisioned virtual disks, VMware has provided a new management optimization feature that, if correctly used, can save significant storage resources. However, if not used correctly, could result...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    VMware vCenter CapacityIQ Evaluator's Guide: Installing, Deploying, and Using vCenter CapacityIQ

    CapacityIQ is a capacity management solution for VMware virtualization infrastructures enabling users to analyze, forecast, and plan the capacity needs of their virtual datacenter environment. CapacityIQ provides Virtual Infrastructure (VI) Administrators with visibility into their infrastructure capacity - what is currently available, what is in use, what will be needed...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    EMC CLARiiON Storage: A Guide to Deploying EMC CLARiion CX4-240 iSCSI With VMware View

    Built on the industry-leading VMware virtualization platform, VMware View 3 is a universal client solution that lets manage operating systems, hardware, applications and users independently of each other, wherever they may reside. VMware View streamlines desktops and application management, reduces costs and increases data security through centralization, resulting in greater...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    EMC CLARiiON Storage: A Guide to Deploying EMC CLARiion CX4-240 FC With VMware View

    Built on the industry-leading VMware virtualization platform, VMware View 3 is a universal client solution that lets manage operating systems, hardware, applications and users independently of each other, wherever they may reside. VMware View streamlines desktops and application management, reduces costs and increases data security through centralization, resulting in greater...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Java in Virtual Machines on VMware ESX: Best Practices

    This paper discusses best practices for running Java-based software in VMware ESX virtual machines. These guidelines will help to get the best from the Java applications and application servers while running them on VMware Infrastructure 3. Java applications have been found to perform very well in virtual machines on ESX,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    VMware Distributed Power Management Concepts and Use

    Consolidation of physical servers into virtual machines that share host physical resources can result in significant reductions in the costs associated with hardware maintenance and power consumption. VMware Distributed Power Management (VMware DPM) provides additional power savings beyond this initial benefit by dynamically consolidating workloads even further during periods of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    VMware Consolidated Backup - Partner Integration Guide

    VMware Consolidated Backup provides a centralized backup facility for virtual machines that works in conjunction with many leading backup software providers. It enables third party backup software to protect virtual machines and their contents through a centralized backup server rather than directly on an ESX Server. VMware Consolidated Backup is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Location Awareness in VMware View 4: Information Guide

    Establishing role-based, policy-driven application access across multiple desktops is critical in medical and healthcare environments. This paper describes the client attributes available at endpoint locations that can be used for role-based access control, enabling the dynamic association of users with locations. Information access and application privileges are determined by a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Scalable Infrastructure With VMware VStorage VMFS and 3PAR Utility Storage

    IT administrators today rely on infrastructure that is dynamically scalable and highly available. A scalable, resilient datacenter is achieved by augmenting or replacing hardware and software, based on the model of one application per server. This model not only results in underutilized resources but also creates hard-to-change boundaries that impair...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance Brief for IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 With VMware ESX 4.0 on HP ProLiant DL380 G6 Server

    By virtualizing the server environment, one can improve server utilization and consolidate servers onto high capacity virtual machines. This allows to reduce the cost to maintain and manage the server infrastructure. Virtualization also allows to migrate data and applications among servers more quickly and efficiently. The VMware ESX 4.0 server...

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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 // Apr 2010

    NetApp and VMware View Solution Guide. Best Practices for Design, Architecture, Deployment and Management

    This document provides architectural, deployment and management guidelines for customers planning to implement VMware View on NetApp virtualized storage. It provides a brief overview of the VMware View technology concepts, key solution architecture considerations for implementing VMware View on NetApp, storage estimation and data layout recommendations, and solution, deployment and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco Solutions for a VMware View 4.0 Environment Design Guide

    This document provides design and configuration guidance for deploying and optimizing VMware View 4.0 in a Cisco data center, campus, branch and for Internet-based users. This document describes View 4.0 components and Cisco products and technologies and explains how combining them increases availability and performance of the VMware View environment.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    VMware View? on NetApp Storage

    Learn how VMware View 4 and virtual desktop storage options from NetApp deliver flexible, cost effective, secure virtual desktops. Enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop environments (over LAN or WAN) that meet the needs of a wide range of end users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Remote and Branch Office Solutions from VMware View 4

    Desktops in remote and branch offices are much more challenging to manage, protect and maintain. Learn how the VMware View solution will enable IT organizations to control and manage all servers and desktops from a central location, and provide a standardized deployment platform that reduces the cost and complexity of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Virtualization Imperative For Client Operating System Migrations

    This paper is an evaluation of companies' migration plans of their current operating systems. IT professionals around the world are exploring application and desktop virtualization not only to accelerate their migrations but as a superior means to delivering computing services to their business users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The VMware Reference Architecture for Cisco UCS and EMC CLARiiON with VMware View? 4

    This is a summary of a validated virtual desktop solution with a total datacenter infrastructure cost of under $750 per seat. This validation was performed at scale in a lab environment and includes a description of the test environment and equipment, samples of actual test results and the user profile...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Achieving Control: The Four Critical Success Factors Of Change Management

    The goal of change management is to ensure that configuration changes (both planned and unplanned) are made cost-effectively, in a manner that enhances the delivery of service to the business, with the least amount of impact on the IT infrastructure. Many organizations already have a handful of tools and processes...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Disaster Recovery for FUJIFILM Medical Systems Synapse Portfolio With VMware Site Recovery Manager

    This paper outlines how a user can benefit from a virtualized, multi-tier Synapse environment from FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA (Fujifilm) that is configured with VMware Site Recovery Manager. Healthcare organizations that have deployed Fujifilm's Synapse applications depend heavily on the information, processes and availability of the environment, even in the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    VMware vCenter Update Manager Performance and Best Practices

    VMware vCenter Update Manager provides a patch management framework for VMware vSphere. IT administrators can use it to patch and upgrade VMware ESX/ESXi hosts, apply patches to Windows and certain versions of Linux in virtual machines, upgrade VMware Tools and virtual hardware for virtual machines, and patch and upgrade virtual...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Storage I/O Control Technical Overview and Considerations for Deployment

    Storage I/O Control (SIOC) provides storage I/O performance isolation for virtual machines, thus enabling VMware vSphere ("vSphere") administrators to comfortably run important workloads in a highly consolidated virtualized storage environment. It protects all virtual machines from undue negative performance impact due to misbehaving I/O-heavy virtual machines, often known as the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    VMware vCenter 4.0 Database Performance for Microsoft SQL Server 2008

    VMware vCenter Server uses a database to store metadata on the state of a VMware vSphere environment. Performance statistics and their associated stored procedure operations are among the largest and the most resource-intensive components of the vCenter database. Hence, the performance of the vCenter database depends upon the frequency at...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    SAP System Virtualization With HP ProLiant Servers - Total Cost of Ownership and Return on Investment With VMware vSphere: Virtualization as a Business Enabler

    Server consolidation, lowering the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of IT assets, green IT, IT as a service and business enabler, and IT agility are topics that are being widely discussed in the industry. SAP systems administrators cannot ignore the fact that colleagues are increasingly using virtualization to address such...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Virtualization Management With Automated Application Discovery

    Effective management of virtualized IT environments requires understanding how virtual machines, hypervisors and other critical elements fit into the broader context of IT service delivery. Achieving that level of understanding can be especially challenging in dynamic virtual environments where change is nearly constant and there is no 1:1 mapping between...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Networking

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") introduces a number of enhancements and new features to virtual networking. Network I/O Control (NetIOC) - flexibly partition and assure service for ESX/ESXi traffic types and flows on a vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS), Load-Based Teaming (LBT) - an additional and selectable load-balancing policy on the vDS...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - VMware vCenter

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") continues to improve on its industry-leading virtualization platform, continuing the journey to cloud computing - transforming datacenters into dramatically simplified environments and enabling the next generation of flexible, reliable IT services. VMware vCenter Server 4.1 (vCenter Server) is a critical component of a complete VMware vSphere...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Storage

    VMware vSphere 4.1 brings many new capabilities to further extend the benefits of vSphere 4.0. These new features and enhancements to core capabilities in vSphere provide more performance optimization, and easier provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities. This paper focuses on the storage-specific features and enhancements that are available in 4.1,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Citrix XenApp Server Deployment on VMware ESX at a Large Multi-National Insurance Company

    This paper describes the deployment of the XenApp server from Citrix in a set of virtual machines on VMware vSphere for a multinational insurance company's business use. This deployment has been in place for more than a year and it serves the needs of two thousand concurrent users within the...

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