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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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  • 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

    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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  • 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

    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 // 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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  • 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

    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

    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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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Bernalillo County, New Mexico

    Bernalillo County, is the county that surrounds Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their challenge was to reduce costs, physical space allocations, and time - all with a 5-man staff already down three. The VMware solution reduced the number of physical servers by 700%, allowed IT to reduce its procurement cycle from several...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Berryessa Union School District: With VMware View, Berryessa Boosts Desktop Usability And Access-Cost-Effectively

    Berryessa Union School District serves approximately 8,100 students in the Silicon Valley around San Jose, California. They needed to improve desktop time to repair, but the cost of replacing its fleet of 700 aging machines was prohibitive. The district implemented a VMware View virtualized desktop environment on its existing physical...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Best, Best & Krieger

    Best, Best & Krieger, founded in 1891, is one of the of oldest law firms in California. It is headquartered in Riverside, California, and has several other offices in Southern California. BB&K wanted to reduce its server sprawl, maintenance costs, and physical storage space - and it needed it to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Betagro Group

    Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, Betagro Group produces animal feed and health products, livestock products and food. Their main challenge is to reduce server sprawl to improve manageability and cut power and cooling costs while providing a flexible, dynamic infrastructure to support applications. VMware virtualization enabled Betagro...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO)

    The Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO) provides medical management services in support of its 1,500 member physician practices throughout eastern Massachusetts. The main challenge for them is to provide a secure Electronic Health Record (EHR) application to 200-300 geographically dispersed physician practices, minimize costs, and streamline management of the...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    BLA Industries

    Founded in 1964, the BLA Group operates coal mines and produces metallurgical coke from manufacturing plants at remote locations in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. It has two divisions - BLA Industries Pvt Ltd and BLA Power - and employs about 300 staff. Their main challenge is...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    At Center Grove, Virtualization Enhances Educational Excellence

    School district rolls out plan to virtualize 2,400 desktops, adding sustainability, manageability and cost cutting. People move to White River Township, Indiana - a community of just more than 35,000 people, located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis - just for the quality of the schools. Their main challenge is...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Bruce & Merrilees

    Bruce & Merrilees offers its clients electrical-project solutions that include industrial and commercial electrical services, high-voltage construction, transportation electrical systems, and ongoing maintenance and service projects. Their main challenge is to increase the efficiency of the hardware and the IT professionals in a small but busy datacenter. VMware provided them...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2011

    Banglalink

    Banglalink, a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom - one of the most dynamic telecommunication powerhouses in the world is the second largest GSM mobile operator in the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Their main challenge is to manage expanding telecommunications and distribution network, while reducing power, space and cooling. VMware has provided...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    BASIX

    BASIX is a livelihood promotion institution, working with over 3.5 million impoverished customers and operating in over 39,000 villages located across 17 Indian states. Their disaster recovery for a custom application was difficult. Additional servers were needed for development and testing. Power, cooling and space limited data center expansion. VMware...

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Cash-Strapped School District Restores Classroom Computing, Improves Access With Virtual Desktops

    Belchertown, located in central Massachusetts, was first settled in 1731 and officially incorporated in 1761. Belchertown Public Schools needed to restore functional classroom technology in order to take advantage of online resources and educational software. The district has replaced decade-old PCs with virtual desktops created using VMware View, accessed using...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Amway

    Michigan-based Amway has a big global presence, offering products, business opportunities, and manufacturing and logistics services in more than 80 countries and territories. Their challenge is to save money through hardware consolidation while expanding and strengthening a global IT network. VMware Infrastructure helped them to consolidate hosts while improving the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Amway: VMware View With PCoIP Protocol Enables Amway To Aggregate Americas Operations For Economies Of Scale

    Consumer products company Amway wished to gain economies of scale by aggregating finance operations spread across the Americas into a single enterprise process center in Costa Rica. The challenge was to provide end users with high-performance desktop access to applications residing in Amway's datacenter in Ada, Michigan. Amway worked with...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Aprimo Maintains Competitive Edge By Providing Customers SaaS Options

    Aprimo helps marketers navigate constant change - and turn it into a competitive advantage. Their main challenges include ensuring availability and reliability of cloud-based service offering, to scale with changes in service demand and to improves competitiveness through minimized costs. Virtualize SaaS delivery infrastructure with VMware vSphere 4 Enterprise Edition....

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Atlas Bank

    Envisioned as a progressive and dynamic bank, Atlas Bank helps customers manage personal and commercial finances with ease and convenience. Their main challenge is to secure production data held on distributed test and development servers, reduce power and cooling costs and deliver the scalability to support business expansion. VMware vSphere...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Total Economic Impact™ of VMware ThinApp report (Forrester Research whitepaper)

    In July 2010, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying ThinApp. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the ThinApp on their organizations....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Business Case: Migrating to Windows 7 with VMware View

    Managing employee desktops is currently a time-consuming, expensive and daunting task. While people in every department now largely rely on their desktop computers to function day-to-day and deliver results - the management of that desktop estate has become a headache for the IT team, as well as a significant drain...

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  • eBooks // Aug 2011

    Desktop Modernization eBook

    This eBook looks at the challenges involved in delivering and managing desktops, today and in the future. Its goal is to demonstrate how VMware desktop virtualization can deliver a solution to address the requirements of IT and end-users without compromise.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Desktop Total Cost of Ownership: 2011 Update - Gartner Research

    Declining hardware and software costs have an impact on total cost of ownership (TCO), but how desktop PCs are managed remains the most critical factor in reducing TCO. This Gartner article illustrates how a locked and well-managed desktop PC can cost 43% less to keep than a unmanaged one, how...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Benefits of Virtualization for Education for K-12 and Primary Schools

    This paper explores the potential advantages of using desktop virtualization for PCs rather than taking the traditional approach where every computer has its own operating system, resident applications, memory, processing power, and storage. The methodology for this document is based on in-depth customer interviews and existing IDC desktop virtualization research....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Desktop Virtualization in Higher Education Institutions: Reducing costs, Saving Time and Delivering Anytime, Anywhere Access to Students and Staff

    This paper will discuss how higher education institutions are using desktop virtualization to lower costs; reduce their carbon footprint; provide better access to campus computing resources; quickly deploy and update software; and - most importantly - satisfy the diverse needs of students, faculty and researchers to create an ideal environment...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Desktop Virtualization in K-12 schools: Reducing costs, Saving Time and Delivering Anytime, Anywhere Access to Students and Staff

    This paper will show how desktop virtualization can positively position educational institutions for the future, enabling them to reduce expenses through hard dollar savings and time efficiencies while delivering the experience that students, faculty and staff need and desire. Through the experiences of Babylon School District, as well as Manchester...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Desktop Virtualization: Colleges and Universities Reach a New Horizon as they Cut Infrastructure Spending and Improve Computer Services

    It explores the potential advantages of using desktop virtualization for PCs rather than taking the traditional approach where every computer in an educational institution has its own operating system, resident applications, memory, processing power, and storage. The methodology for this document is based on in-depth customer interviews. We talked with...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    10 Reasons to Modernize the Desktop: CIO

    IT departments require a solution that meets the evolving needs of the business, employees, and IT - something not possible with a traditional PC model. Desktop modernization is about evolving from the PC-centric model to a user-centric model. This paper illustrates the benefits of moving beyond the physical PC to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    How to Protect Your Small or Midsized Business with Proven, Simple, and Affordable VMware Virtualization

    The cost of downtime and/or lost data can be devastating. For this reason, business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) is becoming a critical mandate. Virtualization can keep your business running through many types of planned and unplanned IT outages. Download this white paper to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Making the Business Case for Virtualization

    Small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are increasingly using virtualization to reduce capital expenses, improve business continuity and make their operations more responsive. This guide is designed to help business leaders make the business case for virtualization by demonstrating how it reduces costs, improves business continuity and increases IT efficiency.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    vSphere Storage Appliance Technical White Paper

    This technical white paper covers the the vSphere® Storage Appliance (VSA) architecture, deployment of a VSA cluster, and basic monitoring and management. Discover that VSA is resilient and easy to deploy, while enabling you to use advanced vSphere features like vSphere HA, vMotion®, and vSphere DRS.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Comparing VMware Zimbra with Leading Email and Collaboration Platforms

    Many businesses are looking for alternatives to legacy email solutions, which lack flexibility and strain IT resources. This paper explains how VMware Zimbra? is emerging as the email/collaboration solution of choice for small and mid-sized businesses by providing a richer user experience, greater operational efficiency, and increased business agility.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    ESG Analyst Whitepaper - Virtualization Management Critical to Achieving Scale and Efficiency

    This paper explains why customers are moving beyond traditional tools and processes when it comes to how they manage their virtual environments. ESG global field survey provides proof points, while analysts provide recommendations for next steps in the virtualization journey.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Forrester Analyst White Paper: The State of Enterprise Disaster Recovery Preparedness 2011

    This report outlines five trends that enterprises are architecting to better equip their DR solutions today including: secondary site configuration and separation, cloud recovery, tiers of applications and causes of disasters.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Rethink IT Management Video

    This multimedia video is an educational asset that highlights the use of traditional management tools and the associated challenges, against the benefits of VMware vCenter Management solutions. The format allows users to choose their path through the story.

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  • eBooks // Aug 2011

    eBook: A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery

    This online eBook provides insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the datacenter. Practical, how-to best practices, real customer success testimonials and links to additional resources.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    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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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Ensuring a Secure and Compliant Virtual Environment with VMWare

    This three-page brief outlines the challenges of securing and managing compliance across a virtual environment, while highlighting VMware solution key benefits and capabilities.

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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 // Jan 2010

    Enterprise Java Applications on VMware: Unix to Linux Migration Guide

    This guide focuses on key considerations for IT Architects who are in the process of migrating Java applications from UNIX to Linux as part of their VMware server consolidation project.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Top 10 Myths About Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications

    Even though virtualization has brought positive change to enterprise IT over the last decade, some skepticism remains about how valuable virtualization can be in the way companies deliver and run business applications. Uncover the truth about how you can run your business critical applications with confidence without sacrificing availability or...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Not Every IT Decision Is A Matter Of Life And Death

    Daughters of Charity Health System needed a cost-efficient, resilient IT environment to support the organization's mission to provide health care services to those who live in poverty. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. Virtualization with VMware technology enables the DCHS IT department to provide high availability and high performance...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    DECA Financial Services Cuts 91% Of First Year Infrastructure Costs In The BlueLock Cloud

    Founded in 2009, Deca Financial Services is an Accounts Receivable Management (ARM) Agency. They wanted world-class infrastructure without the capital outlay of hosting it in-house, a scalable and high-performance solution to allow for growing accounts' workloads and tight security and compliance to handle sensitive financial data. They choose VMware to...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Desire2Learn

    Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn) is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, values, goals, pedagogical approaches and branding. They wanted to fulfill infrastructure needs of rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business. Build an environment which supports...

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