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  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    How Desktop Virtualization Helps Cut Spending and Improve Computer Services at Schools

    Desktop virtualization is a strategic investment that helps campuses overcome many of the critical technology hurdles they face today. In two recently published white papers commissioned by VMware, IDC Government Insights noted rapidly accelerating deployments of virtualized desktops at educational institutions across the globe. Catalysts for this trend include...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Minimize the Cost and Disruption of Your Windows 7 Migration

    For understaffed IT teams facing looming budget cuts, physically updating hundreds or thousands of desktops to Windows 7 can seem like a daunting task. When you virtualize with VMware View™ and VMware ThinApp™, you can migrate twice as fast and for half the cost of a traditional upgrade. View...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 // 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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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    California Department Of Corrections And Rehabilitation (CDCR):California State Agency Maximizes Cost Avoidance And Optimizes Disaster Recovery Plan Through Virtualization With VMware

    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDRC), one of the largest correctional agencies in the nation, has the daunting task of maintaining an extensive Information Technology environment and infrastructure. The main challenge they face is that they needed to scale its IT infrastructure to meet growing demands and increasing...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Cloud Security Myths and Strategies Uncovered

    Forward-thinking CSOs are embracing the right security strategy and exercising appropriate caution without dampening cloud optimism. By overcoming the number one perceived challenge—security—CIOs can move beyond their fears to pursue their IT transformation to cloud computing.

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Cybage Mitigates Server Sprawl, Cuts IT Costs and Implements a Robust Disaster Recovery Strategy

    Cybage challenge is to move to centralized strategy for storage and servers to mitigate server sprawl, reduce server provisioning time, optimize utilization of space in the datacenter, reduce power and cooling to reduce minimize operating expenses and implement a robust data protection and disaster recovery strategy. Cybage chose VMware to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Private VMware vCloud Service Definition

    Cloud computing is an approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure that is consumed as a service. The cloud computing approach - made possible by sophisticated automation, provisioning, management, and virtualization technologies - differs dramatically from the current IT model because it decouples data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Public VMware vCloud Service Definition

    Cloud computing is an approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure that is consumed as a service. The cloud computing approach - made possible by sophisticated automation, provisioning, management, and virtualization technologies - differs dramatically from the current IT model because it decouples data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Architecting a VMware vCloud

    Architecting a VMware vCloud provides guidance to architect an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud based on VMware vCloud. This paper, combined with the private or public service definition, can help one navigate through the applicable design considerations for architecting a vCloud solution. Simplifying the delivery of resources to end users requires the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Operating a VMware vCloud

    Operating a VMware vCloud provides practical operations-focused, organizational, process, and supporting technology considerations and guidance based on the vCloud Operations Framework. The goal is to provide customers with the information they need to realize the benefits of proceeding along the journey of VMware vCloud adoption and providing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) using...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Consuming a VMware vCloud

    Business needs are continuously evolving and so are the business requirements for a vCloud. SLAs need to be continuously updated to reflect the current business requirements. Taking the previous example, if a thousand new business users are added to a particular application, it is likely the criticality will be increased...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Hybrid VMware vCloud Use Case

    Hybrid vClouds are all about flexibility and a better cost structure. NewCo did not want to size for the peaks. They can overflow capacity into the vCloud when needed and only pay for what they use. To do so, they must decommission the resources that they have instantiated for the...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Case Study - Oracle

    In this paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) realized by three Enterprise organizations as they virtualized mission-critical Oracle databases on the VMware vSphere platform. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    City Of North Myrtle Beach

    The City of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a small community of about 14,000 people that swells to accommodate more than eight times as many people during the summer months, when vacationers swarm to the white, sandy beaches and dozens of area golf courses. The City of North Myrtle...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    VMware VCloud Director Helps NDI Speed Technology Delivery Within Efforts That Support Democracy

    The National Democratic Institute needs to deliver applications to users who lack the infrastructure and resources to host them; it must also drive efficiency in its application delivery processes so that it can focus resources on core activities. They chose VMware to overcome these challenges. The Institute is using VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Corporate Express Implements Flexible, Scalable IT Infrastructure With VMware Virtualization

    Corporate Express is a supplier of office essentials with 45 locations across Australia and New Zealand. Their challenge is to provide a dynamic, flexible infrastructure to deliver key applications such as a warehouse management system, and build knowledge and experience in virtualization to improve IT service delivery to clients. Corporate...

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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 // Jun 2011

    ClearSaleing Advanced Advertising Analytics Lets Customers Measure Their Advertising ROI With Its SaaS And Cloud-Based Tools

    ClearSaleing is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company whose products and services help marketers and agencies measure online ad campaign performance for display, pay-per-click, organic, social media, affiliate, email marketing and shopping-comparison engines. ClearSaleing anticipated growth in business and sought to deploy a scalable, highly available architecture to run its advertising-analytics applications...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Australian Catholic University Turns To Virtualization To Establish Sound Platform For Cloud Computing

    Founded in 1991 from the merger of four Catholic tertiary institutions in eastern Australia, Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a public provider of education to students of all beliefs. Their main objective is to support a significant increase in student numbers and provide a platform for more flexible, innovative ways...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Digiweb Helps Customers Continue Operations Despite Christchurch Earthquake Devastation

    Founded in 1997, the Digiweb Group provides hosting, domain name registrar and payment gateway services to businesses in New Zealand. They wanted to provide customers with a highly redundant and resilient environment that would enable customer services to continue following a disaster such as the earthquakes of late 2010 and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Integrating Desktop Virtualization Into Your Cloud Strategy: Plan Now for Near-Future Server Needs

    Virtualization is transforming the way organizations deploy, manage, and consume technology resources with the end goal being the creation of leaner and more cost effective IT environments. Although most of the focus on virtualization still centers on the data center, the technology can be used for much more than improving...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Engenco Achieves High Availability, Adds Flexibility And Cuts Costs By Running SAP On VMware Virtualization

    Founded in 1989, Engenco Ltd provides technical services to industrial businesses in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. They wanted to support an expansion program that saw the number of business units climb from seven to 22 and information worker numbers rise from 60 to a peak of 500. They...

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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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  • 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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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Future Group Turns To Virtualization To Cut Power Consumption And Datacenter Real Estate Requirements

    Headquartered in Mumbai, Future Group is India's largest retailer and employs 30,000 staff. Future Group wanted to reduce the server sprawl that led to Future Group running more than 100 physical servers in its datacenter by October 2008 and to meet business unit demands for more datacenter resources to support...

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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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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Cloud-Scale Resource Management: Challenges and Techniques

    Managing resources at large scale while providing performance isolation and efficient use of underlying hardware is a key challenge for any cloud management software. Most Virtual Machine (VM) resource management systems like VMware DRS clusters, Microsoft PRO and Eucalyptus, do not currently scale to the number of hosts and VMs...

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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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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Best Practice Insight Collaboration Case Study: Oxford Archaeology

    Oxford Archaeology wanted to extend its email capability to the remaining half of the organisation without incurring additional cost. The organisation selected VMware Zimbra Collaboration Server for deployment on premise, enabling it to provide multi-platform support and maintain a long-term, open approach. By replacing its existing solution, Oxford Archaeology was...

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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

    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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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Affordable Business Continuity Solutions for SMBs

    How to achieve high application availability and data protection without taxing the SMB budget? The attendee of this webcast will learn about cost-effective packages designed exclusively for SMBs.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Learn Why VMware View Is the Most Widely Deployed Platform for Desktop Virtualization

    Considering deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure? It is important to understand the benefits of VMware View versus alternative solutions. The attendee of this webcast will learn the key decision criteria when evaluating a virtual desktop session and how VMware View can help to create a dynamic desktop environment.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Virtualization 101: Refreshing Servers in Your Datacenter With VMware and HP

    By combining HP ProLiant G6 servers, HP virtualized storage systems and VMware vSphere 4, one can refresh the IT environment with an advanced yet simple end-to-end virtualized architecture that reduces costs, simplifies management and enhances business agility. Together, VMware and HP can accelerate the refresh of the existing hardware by...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Healthcare: Fujifilm: The Path to Critical Patient Care System Virtualization

    Fujifilm Medical Systems uses virtualization to give customers the performance, reliability and scalability they need in a cost-effective and efficient manner. The presenter of this webcast discusses the process it followed before choosing to virtualize their critical patient care system and the benefits that virtualization brings to Fujifilm and its...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Customer Success Story: See VMware Ready Virtual Appliances in Action

    Ready to maximize the VMware investment by virtualizing the gateway security applications? The attendee of this webcast will find out how St. Lawrence College in Canada did just that. With a dynamic user population of more than 6,500 full-time students and 20,000 part-time registrants, all in need of email access...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    How to Cut Costs and Save Time With Virtualization for SMBs

    Looking for ways to significantly reduce IT costs and improve business continuity? The attendee of this webcast will learn how to deliver unmatched reliability and performance using cost-effective packages designed exclusively for SMBs. The attendee will also learn how to slash IT costs and improve productivity.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    How to Transform Desktop Management With VMware View

    The attendee will learn how customers are using VMware View 4, the leading desktop virtualization solution, to address complex desktop challenges and meet the needs of both end users and IT organizations. The attendee will also learn how to transform the IT organization by delivering desktops as a managed service.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Applications Management Series Part 2: Ensuring App Service Levels, Dynamic Scalability and Performance

    Currently, more than 95% of applications, including large databases, enterprise business suites and email, will match and even exceed performance achieved on physical servers when run on VMware vSphere 4. This webcast address how to reap the benefits of running the applications in a virtualized environment yet still maintain the...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Technical Track: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4 - Deep Dive & Demo

    Getting ready to upgrade to the new VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4? The presenter of this webcast discusses about the new features and capabilities of Site Recovery Manager, including support for NFS storage replication, many-to-one failover using shared recovery sites and compatibility with VMware vSphere 4.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Optimizing VMware View Desktop Virtualization With IBM System Storage N Series, System x and BladeCenter

    Users in the corporate environment depend on their desktop applications for a wide variety of day-to-day business functions. They regularly access sensitive information assets on a range of equipment, including desktop computers, laptops, and unmanaged personal computers. The increasing complexity of the 11 desktop environment is creating growing challenges for...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Applications Management Series Part 4: Accelerating Application Delivery From Development to Production

    Developers and application owners have long been using virtual machines for testing software on other operation systems. However, few are taking advantage of the latest virtual infrastructure and virtualization management tools to automate development and QA processes, improve collaboration between distributed development and release teams and reduce the risk of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Virtual Machine Monitor Execution Modes in VMware vSphere 4.0

    Included in VMware vSphere 4.0 is VMware ESX 4, the newest generation of a hypervisor deployed in hundreds of thousands of production environments. All versions of ESX comprise two components: the Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) and the kernel. The monitor is a thin layer that provides virtual x86 hardware to...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Protecting Mission-Critical Workloads With VMware Fault Tolerance

    As server virtualization becomes commonplace in the enterprise, IT organizations are growing increasingly reliant on the associated virtualization benefits: higher server consolidation ratios, better resource utilization, lower power consumption, greater workload mobility via technologies such as VMotion, and the general ease of system management. However, improved resource utilization and higher...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Sneak Peek: VMware vCenter AppSpeed

    The presenter of this webcast will cover both how the technology can be used to perform an "Assured Migration" of an application from physical to virtual, as well as how VMware Infrastructure administrators can guarantee quality of services to an organization's application owners. The attendee of this webcast will learn...

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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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  • 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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  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    Introduction to Virtualization

    This video webcast is designed to help those with little to no virtualization experience understand why virtualization and VMware are so important to driving down both capital and operational costs. The session will start with the introduction of the key concepts and technologies of virtualization, introduce the vSphere Hypervisor, and...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    Virtualize Business-Critical Applications with Confidence

    Virtualizing business-critical applications has become a key focus for organizations as they move along their virtualization journey. With the launch of VMware vSphere? 5, VMware is helping customers accelerate the deployment of business-critical applications, including Exchange, SQL, SAP and Oracle. Attend this webcast to learn about: ...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    ESG Analyst White Paper - 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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Case Study - Oracle

    In this paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) realized by three Enterprise organizations as they virtualized mission-critical Oracle databases on the VMware vSphere platform. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

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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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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    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 // May 2009

    Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize Your Servers

    If you want to optimize the growth of your business in a challenging economy, consider the benefits virtualization technology can bring to your I.T. infrastructure. It's safe, secure and a very cost-effective way to get the most out of your I.T. investment. To learn more, download this paper for five...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Burton Group - Successful Virtual Desktop Deployments with VMware: Where to Start & Proven Best Practices

    This session focuses on the necessary virtual infrastructure, server, storage, network and security architectural decisions that can make or break desktop virtualization projects.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Moving to Virtualization: A Guide to What's Possible from VMware

    Did you know that over the next year, 50% of small and midsized businesses are moving to virtualization? That's because virtualization allows businesses to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on the same server, delivering a range of great benefits. Read our guide to learn how you can...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    The Benefits of Virtualization for Small and Medium Businesses: VMware SMB Survey Results

    Small and medium businesses (SMBs) of all sizes are rapidly adopting virtualization and achieving significant benefits in a number of areas. That is a key finding from our survey, conducted in November 2009, of 309 senior business and IT managers at companies with 20 to 1,000 employees in the United...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    A Guide for Enterprise VMware ThinApp Deployments

    VMware ThinApp™ is an enterprise-class application virtualization solution that eliminates conflicts and compatibility issues by decoupling applications from their underlying operating systems. Enterprise organizations use ThinApp as a standalone solution and as a component of VMware View™ to simplify application management, reduce endpoint storage requirements, and improve the end-user experience....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    VMware ThinApp Reviewer's Guide

    VMware ThinApp? is a leading solution for application virtualization that eliminates application conflicts, eases software migrations and simplifies application deployment. ThinApp does not require client agents or additional server infrastructure, and it works with both physical desktop environments and virtual desktop infrastructures powered by VMware View. Download this reviewer's guide...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Virtualization Imperative for Client Operating Systems Migration

    In a recent survey of 150 IT professionals, Forrester Research found that many organizations have aggressive upgrade plans for their desktop operating systems but face a number of migration challenges, and they are deploying application and desktop virtualization solutions as a means to accelerate their client OS migrations. Download this...

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