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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4

    Even the most demanding Oracle database workloads can now be virtualized with VMware vSphere and ESX 4 - with greater than 95 percent of Oracle instances matching native performance. This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Use Cases: Oracle Databases on VMware

    Production database administrators are primarily concerned with scalability, performance and overall resource management. Deploying Oracle databases on vSphere is not significantly different from deploying Oracle on physical servers. Database architects can take advantage of the features and capabilities of vSphere to create their enterprise database strategy and next-generation scalable...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Virtualizing Tier 1 Applications: A Critical Step on the Journey Toward the Private Cloud

    Virtualization has evolved rapidly since it first began to be used on x86 servers in 2003, mainly for test and development. By 2007, the second generation, Virtualization 2.0, was under way, and the focus was consolidating production applications. Today, we are transitioning to the third era of virtualization deployment (3.0),...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications on VMware vSphere

    Business agility depends on IT agility, and VMware vSphere enables IT to deliver. By standardizing on the vSphere internal cloud to virtualize 100 percent of your applications, you can reduce capital and operational costs by 50 percent, while providing a more dynamic platform for applications that streamlines the entire "build-run-manage"...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Infrastructure Yields Real TCO and ROI Advantages

    There is no question that virtualization technology can help you cut costs out of your IT infrastructure. For SAP customers, using the VMware vSphere virtualization platform for SAP solutions enables you to do more with less. This study quantifies how VMware improved TCO and ROI for three companies' IT landscapes.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform

    Do you have a large and rapidly increasing number of SQL Server instances to support? Are your SQL Server costs and administration requirements growing out of control? Many IT departments are faced with similar challenges, as new databases are being deployed left and right in support of a broad range...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

    Most IT organizations are already using virtualization to consolidate their infrastructure, reduce costs and improve service levels through live migration and automated failover of virtual machines. Many have already extended these benefits to their most demanding applications, including enterprise databases and high-volume business, middleware and productivity applications. Others are interested...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    How business-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware vSphere™

    This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4. Using standard and nonstandard testing tools, these tests replicate real-world scenarios found in production environments. Specifically, these tests show that the combination of the Intel...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    EMC Runs Its Business-Critical Oracle E-Business Suite on VMware and Intel® Technology

    Information is one of an organization's most important assets, and EMC Corporation (EMC) provides the technologies and tools that help release the power of that information. EMC works with organizations around the world to help them design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The company employs...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Southwestern/Great American - Vmware and Intel Technology Provide Rock-Solid Platform for SAP deployment

    Southwestern/Great American has a long history: 155 years, to be precise. In 1855, the company's focus was religious tracts, but today it has a dozen distinct lines of business, including direct selling, customized publishing, school fund-raising, sales training, and executive search and recruitment. A big reason Southwestern/Great American has...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualization Performance of SAP ERP on the Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series with VMware

    The SAP ERP application helps companies address the ups and downs of markets, business cycles, and compliance by providing software solutions that include operations, financials, corporate services, and human capital management. With greater enterprise productivity and insight from SAP ERP, companies have the power needed to adapt quickly and cost-effectively...

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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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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Accelerate Applications Deployment to Desktops with Virtualization

    VMware? ThinApp? agentless architecture delivers complete application-to-application and application-to-OS isolation for desktop software. It helps to deploy applications more quickly to end points without requiring costly server hardware or software infrastructure to be installed. In this webcast, you will learn: How the unique architecture of ThinApp reduces deployment...

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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

    McMaster University

    When McMaster University built a new engineering computer lab, it needed the processing power of 56 engineering workstations -- but it also wanted to minimize the lab's energy and cooling requirements. This case study shows how a VMware View 4 virtualization environment easily supported their processing-intensive applications like CAD, while...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Meridian Credit Union

    Meridian Credit Union is Ontario's largest credit union with more than $6 billion in total assets under management (AUM). This case study shows how the credit union adopted desktop virtualization to strengthen sales and service and contribute to its corporate social responsibility program. Learn how they used VMware technology to...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    TELUS Communications

    One of Canada's leading national telecommunications companies, TELUS delivers data, IP, voice, entertainment and video services to over 12 million consumer connections, and offers business customers and service providers IT services ranging from server and storage hosting through IT consulting services to fully managed desktop, server, and datacenter solutions. This...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital

    McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital is the hub of a private nonprofit community health network offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services from its 60-bed main hospital in Oxford, Ohio and through a network of satellite facilities. This case study shows how the network used VMware View to reduce IT...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Republic Bank

    This case study shows how desktop virtualization transformed the tax service call center at Republic Bank and why VMware View 4 helped to slash costs and improve productivity. Republic Bank wanted to reduce the cost and increase efficiency of the annual tax-preparation service of its Tax Refund Solutions business unit....

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Understanding TCO and ROI for VMware View 4 - Purpose Built for Desktops

    Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the key criteria for evaluating desktop architecture. In this webcast, listen to VMware and IDC talk about measuring TCO and ROI for a VMware View? implementation. We cover IDC findings on real cost savings achieved by VMware View customers, the methodology used...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Successful Desktop Assessments for VMware View with Liquidware Labs

    Liquidware Labs and VMware have teamed up to provide a solution for assessing end user experience in VMware View pilot environments. Stratusphere Fit, from Liquidware Labs, is a solution used to monitor and log all aspects of user, application and system behavior. Learn how to use this tool in conjunction...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    May 18 - Speeding VMware Adoption with SysTrack

    Lakeside Software and VMware have teamed up to provide a solution for assessing end user experience in VMware View pilot environments. SysTrack, from Lakeside Software, is a solution used to monitor and log all aspects of user, application and system behavior. Learn how to use this tool in conjunction with...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Education sector: How Desktop Virtualization can save you time, money and resources

    Today's schools are facing a new influx of students and increasing instructional demands. In response, many educational institutions are now leveraging desktop virtualization as a means to provide anytime access to virtual desktops, applications, personal files and more from any device with Internet access. In this webcast, industry speakers...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Healthcare: Secure, Reliable Virtual Desktops for Healthcare

    Learn how healthcare organizations can use PCoIP technology to secure patient data in the datacenter, provide flexible access throughout their facility and supply high-resolution lossless viewing capability for medical images. Key advantages of Teradici PCoIP technology include supporting any user type throughout your healthcare facility, increasing security of patient data,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Virtual Desktop Implementations:VMware View 4 Premier vs Citrix XenDesktop

    In this study, engineers from the Tolly Group independently evaluated the installation processes of two competing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products?VMware View? and XenDesktop?to give organizations a way to compare the amount of time and effort required to build a fully functional virtual desktop infrastructure. The bottom line: engineers found...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View

    IDC performed an in-depth analysis for this white paper, providing a quantitative measurement of the business value, defined as the expected ROI, associated with the use of VMware View as a platform for the targeted deployment of a centralized virtual desktop architecture. It further provides a quantification of the value...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    View 4.5 Modernize the Desktop

    VMware View? is the only complete, purpose-built solution for modernizing desktop and application management. Built on the proven power of the VMware vSphere virtualization platform, VMware View enables organizations to cut desktop costs in half and provide end users with greater freedom and flexibility without sacrificing security, control or compliance....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    VMware Reference Architecture for Stateless Virtual Desktops with VMware View 4.5

    Stateless desktop architectures are ideally suited for "task worker" environments where the desktop image is consistent from user to user. By leveraging the new tiered storage capabilities in VMware View to support stateless virtual desktops, organizations can lower costs by about USD $500 per desktop. Download this technical guide to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    NetApp, Vmware, Cisco, Wyse, Fujitsu 50,000 seat VMware View Deployment

    NetApp, VMware, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Wyse joined forces to create a design for a 50,000-seat VMware View? architecture. The objective of this project is to demonstrate the most reliable methods for deploying a scalable and easily expandable environment from 5,000 to 50,000 seats in an efficient manner. Download this white...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    VMware View Optimization Guide for Windows 7

    Many organizations have aggressive upgrade plans for their desktop operating systems but face a number of migration challenges, and are adopting VMware View™ and VMware ThinApp™ to cut the time and cost of Windows 7 migration by 50 percent, and to modernize their desktop infrastructures. This optimization guide for Windows...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Eanes Independent School District

    Eanes Independent School District (Eanes ISD) is a school district in West Lake Hills, Texas, which is part of the Austin metropolitan area. In this case study, learn how the district explored desktop virtualization as a cost-saving strategy and chose VMware View. View provided a platform for desktop virtualization that...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Performance Best Practices for VMware Workstation

    This paper provides guidance in obtaining the best possible performance using VMware Workstation 7.0, both in a production environment and when running benchmarks. Though this paper focuses on Workstation 7.0, most of the guidelines presented here also apply to prior versions of Workstation and to VMware Server and VMware Player....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    ESG Analyst White Paper - Benefiting from Server Virtualization: Beyond Initial Workload Consolidation ?

    Increasing the use of server virtualization is a top priority for small and midsize businesses. According to ESG's 2010 Spending Intentions Survey, it is nearly tied as the top priority for SMBs over the next 12 to 18 months. There are good reasons for this: virtualization can help reduce costs,...

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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 // Jul 2010

    Replacing vCenter Server Certificates

    VMware products use standard X.509 version 3 (X.509v3) certificates to encrypt session information sent over Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol connections between components. For example, communications between a vCenter Server system and each ESX/ESXi host that it manages are encrypted, and some features, such as VMware Fault Tolerance, require the...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Managing Performance Variance of Applications Using Storage I/O Control

    Application performance can be impacted when servers contend for I/O resources in a shared storage environment. There is a crucial need for isolating the performance of critical applications from other, less critical workloads by appropriately prioritizing access to shared I/O resources. Storage I/O Control (SIOC), a new feature offered in...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications With Confidence

    Within any business, a number of applications exist that are critical to the success of the business. As a result, these applications and the systems they run on require a higher level of availability. One of the most common methods used to increase the availability of a business-critical application in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware vSphere: The CPU Scheduler in VMware ESX 4.1

    The CPU scheduler in VMware vSphere 4.x (ESX 4.x) is crucial to providing good performance in a consolidated environment. Because most modern processors are equipped with multiple cores per processor, or Chip MultiProcessor (CMP) architecture, it is easy to build a system with tens of cores running hundreds of virtual...

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