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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize Your Servers.

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    How Your Business Can Attain Maximum ROI from Virtualization.

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Saving Your Servers from Disaster Using VMware Virtualization.

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

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

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Business Agility and the True Economics of Cloud Computing

    New groundbreaking global survey findings demonstrate the true value of cloud computing to the business. While it is understood in the industry that cloud computing provides clear cost benefits, CIOs are having difficulty getting a true fix on the business value that cloud might offer beyond cost reduction. These survey...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Digital News Site Gains Uptime, Speed, Flexibility Through VMware-Based Cloud Solution From Virtacore

    The Daily Caller wanted 100% site availability and scaling to meet dynamic traffic peaks, and the flexibility to allocate resources according to business needs. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. The news site moved to a Virtacore cloud hosting solution built on the VMware platform. The results of deploying...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Central Michigan University's College of Business Administration Virtualized Desktops Deliver an Innovative Learning Environment

    Central Michigan University is among the nation's 100 largest public universities with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at 50 locations across North America. Their challenge is to enable faster, simpler deployment of applications services to college instructors and students. They...

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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 // 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 // Mar 2011

    Benefitting from Server Virtualization

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Gruppo Mediaset

    Mediaset is a telecommunications group that employs 5,800 people in Italy and Spain in free/pay TV media services and advertising. Mediaset wanted to minimize time to market for delivery of new systems, optimize the data center, and guarantee high reliability, business continuity and disaster recovery. Maximize flexibility. Mediaset choose VMware...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    What Dell Virtualization Solutions Can Do for Your Business

    What's your greatest motivation for considering virtualization? Chances are, it's the cost savings. Yes, virtualization will save you money, but it will also do so much more. Watch this short, informational video to discover all the benefits Dell Virtualization Solutions has to offer, including making IT more agile, improving quality...

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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 2011

    Dr Reddy's Laboratories

    Founded in 1984, Dr Reddy's Laboratories develops pharmaceutical products through three core businesses: pharmaceutical services and active ingredients; global generics; and proprietary products. They wanted to minimize administration and simplify development and testing involved in implementing SAP enterprise applications in India. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. VMware virtualization...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    American Tire Distributors: Business Agility Becomes Reality At American Tire Distributors

    American Tire Distributors (ATD), headquartered in Huntersville, N.C., is the largest replacement tire distributor in the United States. Their main challenge is to support a business that is growing 10-20 percent annually, American Tire Distributors needs an IT infrastructure that can be scaled quickly to accommodate rapidly shifting business requests....

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Introducing VMware Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0

    Learn about the latest features in VMware Zimbra® Collaboration Suite 7.0. Zimbra boosts the productivity of users on any desktop and dramatically reduces total cost of ownership (TCO). View new features in a live product demonstration where you will see the following enhancements: Redesigned calendar screens to make...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    City Of Cockburn

    The City of Cockburn manages a district in the outer southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. The City of Cockburn wanted to improve desktop management and support while reducing costs and environmental impact. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. VMware virtualization enables the City of Cockburn to centralize management...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Global CRM, ERP Software IT Department Supports R&D Teams, Delivers SaaS Through VMware Technology, BlueLock Virtual Datacenters

    A leading global provider of CRM and ERP software, Consona Corp. was growing as a company and running out of datacenter space. Inside the company, product developers need fast provisioning of the resources they rely on to do their jobs. Consona's IT department needed to accommodate business growth and meet...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real-time Analytics and Automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mold a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. This product brief highlights key findings of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real Time Analytics and Automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mold a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. This product brief highlights key findings of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 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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  • 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 // Feb 2011

    IT Value Transformation Roadmap - Cloud Strategy Brief

    IT organizations are perceived by the business in one of two ways - either as a cost center or a center of strategic value. Research has identified a common pattern of activity across organizations that have successfully shifted from a cost focus to delivering strategic value for the business. This...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Your Cloud, Your Business: Perspectives from Verizon and VMware

    Like the idea of cloud computing but want a provider that supports the applications you already have? How can you be sure you get the security you need ? and pass audit ? with an external cloud? And how are enterprise hybrid clouds different from "swipe your credit card" style...

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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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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Success: Adjusting IT Mindset

    Enterprise IT leaders around the world realize that cloud computing offers game changing business value through IT agility and efficiency.? In fact, eighty-eight percent of the 600 plus global IT decision makers surveyed?indicate that cloud computing will be a priority over the next 18 months.? The primary driver for this...

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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 // 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 // Jan 2011

    Aledo ISD Controls Expansion Costs, Delivers High-Quality Education Through Desktop, Datacenter Virtualization

    Aledo ISD wants to control costs of growing school district while providing high quality educational services. VMware provided them with Virtualize desktops using VMware View, gradual migration of entire district to virtual desktops and datacenter virtualization launched, with goal of 100% migration. This resulted in utility cost savings of USD...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    ENAM Securities Private Limited

    As one of India's leading financial service providers, with a long standing reputation for providing enhanced value to businesses, ENAM Securities Private Limited specializes in Investment Banking, Institutional Broking, Corporate Advisory, Equity, Debt and Capital Market services to Corporate and Institutional clients. They wanted to consolidation of IT infrastructure to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd

    GE Shipping is India's largest private sector shipping company, has two main businesses: shipping and offshore. GE Shipping wanted rapid provisioning of new application servers while keeping datacenter power, cooling and real estate costs in check, reducing backup windows to complete overnight, lower hardware costs through improved CPU utilization. GE...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Virtualization Frees Madison-Plains Budget for Student Technology

    Madison-Plains Local School District, located in south-central Ohio, faces many challenges common to schools serving rural communities. Madison-Plains needed to modernize its servers and extend educational technology to students, but as a rural school district, its budgets are tight. By virtualizing its server environment, the district lowered its enterprise technology...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Principled Techologies - Total Cost Comparison: Vmware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V

    Total cost of ownership (TCO) is the ultimate measure when comparing IT infrastructure platforms. This Principled Technologies test report compares VMware vSphere® 5 and Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V™ in several operational scenarios and details what you can expect from both platforms.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Reducing the Complexity of Virtualization for Small and Midsized Businessess

    Because small and midsized businesses are often faced with more modest IT resources, challenges deploying and managing virtualization, as well as executing critical IT management tasks that enhance uptime and network security, typical Enterprise-grade virtualization solutions may seem out of reach. This paper provides an overview of VMware® Go Pro™,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Decoupling Dynamic Program Analysis From Execution in Virtual Environments

    Analyzing the behavior of running programs has a wide variety of compelling applications, from intrusion detection and prevention to bug discovery. Unfortunately, the high runtime overheads imposed by complex analysis techniques makes their deployment impractical in most settings. The authors present a virtual machine based architecture called Aftersight ameliorates this,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Dalet Ensures Availability For Mission-Critical Customer Systems With VMware vFabric Hyperic

    Dalet solutions enable broadcasters and media professionals to create, manage and distribute content to both traditional and new media channels, including interactive TV, the Web and mobile networks. Dalet provides mission-critical systems to broadcasters, and failure is not an option. Television and radio broadcasters cannot afford to have their production,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Australian Bureau Of Statistics Charts National Trail To Cloud Infrastructure

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) faces the challenge to meet changing business demands with flexible, available, agile and dynamic IT infrastructure within existing budget constraints. VMware provided them with VMware vSphere virtual platform to deliver Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in private/public cloud. This resulted in Australian Government hails ABS as best-practice...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Forbes Marshall

    Headquartered in Pune, India, and with 1,000 staff across 20 locations, Forbes Marshall supplies steam engineering and control instrumentation products to customers internationally. They wanted to secure sensitive corporate and customer information and reduce the desktop and server management task. They choose VMware to overcome these challenges. They implemented VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Fundtech

    Founded in 1993, Fundtech is a public company listed on Nasdaq and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. They wanted to consolidate a testing environment comprising of 200 desktops that was congested, hard to manage and increasingly unreliable, with a flexible, dynamic infrastructure supporting test, development and production systems. They choose...

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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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  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    Tackling Workplace Mobility and Bring Your Own Device Initiatives with the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop

    Desktop virtualization provides IT with a way to address these concerns while supporting worker mobility and BYOD. Now VMware is advancing these goals with VMware View™ Mobile Secure Desktop, a fully validated architectural design that provides end users with quick and easy access to applications and data across devices, locations...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    What’s New in VMware View 5.1: Technical Deep Dive

    VMware View™ 5.1 helps deliver desktop as a service from your cloud, while enabling end-user freedom and IT control. Join us for this technical webcast where we will cover what’s new in VMware View 5.1. 

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  • eBooks // Oct 2012

    eBook - Real-World Virtualization for Your Business

    Small and midsize firms virtualize IT infrastructure to meet real-world challenges: simplifying operations to focus on business issues, speeding up application rollouts to get more done, safeguarding data and operations to stay open and productive, and saving money for the bottom line. It's a new way to think about IT--and...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Getting Started with VMware vSphere Hypervisor and VMware Go

    Now is the time for deployment! Join us for a look at how to deploy virtualization using VMware vSphere®, the industry's best-of-breed hypervisor. In addition, discover how solutions such as VMware® Go™ make deploying VMware server virtualization technology a snap. This webcast will begin with a discussion of the core...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    An Overview of VMware vSphere

    Join us for an overview of VMware vSphere®, the industry-leading virtualization platform. vSphere comes in many shapes and sizes and can be tailored to the needs of your environment. This webcast will help you select from the various vSphere editions, kits, and features available to meet your specific needs. Whether...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Managing Infrastructure Health and Performance with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    VMware has introduced new super metrics and self-learning analytics in the VMware vCenter™ Operations Management™ Suite to allow administrators to better assess infrastructure health, identify performance bottlenecks and intercept incidents before they create havoc on the end-user experience. Learn from technical experts what these metrics are and how you can...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Capacity Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    VMware has introduced new capabilities to allow VMware vSphere® administrators to proactively manage virtual infrastructure resources. When you right-size and optimize your infrastructure capacity you can increase virtual machine density and consolidation ratios by up to 30 percent, defer hardware and software purchases, and plan for upcoming virtualization projects more...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Technical Deep Dive: Configuration and Compliance Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0

    Virtual Infrastructure teams often find it extremely challenging to ensure that their virtual environment is properly configured to meet operational and security best practices - especially when more than one VMware vCenter™ management platform is involved. VMware vCenter Configuration Manager™ (VCM) - a key part of the VMware vCenter Operations...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper - vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real-time Analytics and Automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mold a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. This product brief highlights key findings of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success

    IT as a service (ITaaS) provides a unique opportunity for IT and line-of-business leaders to realign to transform business. Over the past decade, IT organizations have worked hard to reduce delivery time and costs through automation and commoditization. At the same time, line-of-business owners have demanded more and unique offerings...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Reaping the Benefits of Business Agility with Cloud Computing: Real-World Profiles

    Forward thinking CIOs are recognizing how cloud computing delivers benefits beyond mere cost reduction by increasing business agility. Three different real-world examples illustrate how leading organizations are adopting and expanding cloud computing to reduce costs, but also grow revenue and improve responsiveness to risk. The benefits realized by companies like...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with VMware Virtualization

    Moving your workloads from physical servers to a virtualized environment can help your business drive down costs, increase IT efficiencies and improve application availability but it's important to carefully plan the transition to virtualization in order to avoid any complications. Read these considerations as you plan your move to virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Transforming Your Business with Your Cloud: Create a Cloud That’s Right for You

    Most chief information officers hope to harness the cloud to drive business transformation through IT transformation. Beyond delivering products and services efficiently, enterprises seek to drive substantial impact at greater speed through their organizations. Read this paper to see how cloud computing is the perfect vehicle for achieving this transformation.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    VMware Whitepaper - 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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  • Videos // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Deployment of VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    Organizations worldwide are using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to run virtual desktops in the datacenter and deliver these to employees as a managed service. End users gain a familiar, personalized environment they can access anywhere from any device, while administrators gain control and security. With VMware® Horizon View™ (formerly VMware...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    ESG- Pivot3 vSTAC VDI-Simple Scalability for Vmware View 5

    This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the Pivot3 vSTAC VDI appliance, and looks at how Pivot3 can streamline and simplify the deployment, management and scale-out of VMware View 5 VDI implementations.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    6 Tasks You Can't Do With Traditional IT Operations Tools

    Take control of your IT environment vSphere with Operations Management offers the world's leading virtualization platform with insight to IT capacity and performance, enabling you to get even more out of your existing hardware with confidence. You can also decrease the amount of time spent on troubleshooting by gaining visibility...

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  • Tools & Templates // Oct 2013

    6 Tasks you CAN'T do with your Traditional IT mgmt tools - infographic

    Take control of your IT environment vSphere with Operations Management offers the world's leading virtualization platform with insight to IT capacity and performance, enabling you to get even more out of your existing hardware with confidence. You can also decrease the amount of time spent on troubleshooting by gaining visibility...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Business Trends Brief: Virtulization - the Secret to a Better-Performing Business

    Over the past decade, businesses of all sizes have been virtualizing servers, applications, and desktops at a rapid pace—with technology research firm Gartner estimating that at least half of businesses globally have deployed some form of virtualization. For the first time, smaller businesses are expected to be more aggressive about...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    GP - VMware View Design Reference Implementation

    This paper outlines the successful design and implementation of a 100% virtualized environment, capped with an implementation of VMware View at GreenPages Technology Solutions, a 190-employee, $115M national IT consulting and integration firm that helps midmarket and enterprise clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenter and IT operations...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Business Case for Desktop Virtualization: Information Guide

    Business Case for Desktop Virtualization - Information Guide: The end user computing landscape is evolving from an environment based primarily on personal computers running Windows applications to an environment where users: Move between endpoint devices during the work day (desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and cell phones) Expect...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    What’s New in VMware vCloud Director 5.1

    VMware vCloud® Director™ orchestrates the provisioning of software-defined datacenter services as complete virtual datacenters (VDCs) that are ready for consumption in a matter of minutes. While a virtual machine provides only virtualized compute, the virtual datacenter provides virtualized compute, networking, storage, security and availability. With vCloud Director, an administrator can...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    A Secure Cloud: Is There Such a Thing?

    A secure cloud is attainable. In fact, industry luminaries David Hunter of VMware and Arthur Coviello of EMC say clouds can be more secure than physical infrastructure. These professionals explain how to keep your cloud secure and the security solutions offered by VMware and RSA.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    CIO/IDG - IT Looks to Leverage Cloud Computing’s Transformational Powers

    Cloud computing is fast becoming a critical technology in the enterprise. In a CIO global survey of IT decision makers at enterprise companies, two-thirds of IT leaders are already adopting or planning to deploy cloud services, and more than nine in ten rated cloud computing as a priority over the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    CSO - Cloud Security and Myths and Strategies Uncovered

    This executive level paper highlights trends and findings from CIO’s 2011 Global Cloud Computing Adoption survey as it relates to Security and Compliance in the virtualized datacenter. Featured content includes debunked myths of securing cloud environments, how the secure cloud is a key business enabler for the CSO, as well...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Edison Group - 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, as Microsoft does today with its Microsoft System Center 2012 suite. This paper reveals how Microsoft System Center 2012 stacks up for managing datacenters that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    ESG Whitepaper - Your Next Generation Data Center Starts with Virtualization

    The Virtualization Revolution The majority of organizations have deployed virtualization technology within their data centers—many have done so extensively—and all signs point to further virtualization growth going forward. According to ESG research: Over two-thirds (69%) of organizations reported using server virtualization technology in production or test/development environments....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Forrester - Business Value of Virtualization

    This paper is an evaluation of the business value of x86 server virtualization. Forrester interviewed individuals responsible for the IT infrastructure and architecture and asked executives to rate the benefits received from consolidating servers, performing business continuity/disaster recovery, reclaiming data center capacity, and executing similar initiatives. The findings indicate that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Forrester Research - Disaster Recovery Exercises Fall Short of the Finish Line

    Though many enterprises have advanced disaster recovery technologies put in place, they still fall short when it comes to actual preparedness due to a lack of formal processes and a strict regimen for exercising DR plans. This report details 10 tips for updating and improving your current DR exercise program...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    IT Process Institute - Cloud Strategy Brief: IT Value Transformation Roadmap

    IT organizations are perceived by the business in two ways - as a cost center or a center of strategic value. This paper provides a virtualization and private cloud centric road map for IT value transformation, highlighting the objectives, challenges, required competencies, success factors and success measures at each stage.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Journey to Your Cloud Taking Your Organization From Reactive to Innovative

    This Whitepaper talks about why make the journey to the Cloud. It talks about empowering your IT Organization with Cloud Computing, the Path to Innovate, Essential Cloud Capabilities to Advance a Cloud Operating Model. It also talks about three approaches: Reactive: Managing the Growing Demands of the Business and moving...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Organizing for the Cloud

    Cloud computing represents a major opportunity for IT. At the same time it presents challenges. Lines of Business are already by-passing IT and going directly to external cloud providers. Running workloads on external cloud provider infrastructure isn’t necessarily a bad thing but to regain control, IT must begin to think...

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  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Whiteboard: Delivering Desktops and Applications as a Service

    VMware® Horizon View™ makes it easy to deliver desktops and applications as a service to your end users on top of your existing vSphere™ platform. Watch this whiteboard video from VMware reference architect, Tristan Todd, for a brief lesson on how to successfully deploy View for a flexible and secure...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Journey to the Hybrid Cloud

    Cloud adoption continues to expand beyond the base of cutting-edge early adopters and is now reaching the "early mainstream" stage, increasingly being looked at by enterprises as a viable model for agile, cost-effective IT delivery. However, the prevailing binary paradigm of cloud infrastructure (public versus private) limits the extent to...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Gartner Research Paper: Private Cloud Matures, Hybrid Cloud Is Next

    Nearly half of large enterprises polled have deployed a private cloud service, and only 11% have no plans to do so through 2014. While actual hybrid cloud computing deployments are rare, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    6 Tasks You Can't Do with Traditional IT Operational Tools

    Traditional IT monitoring tools designed for static physical environments can overwhelm administrators with low-level information and often do not provide visibility into the factors that are causing poor performance. Read this guide to find out how taking control of your vSphere environment with vCenter™ Operations Management is the smart choice...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Virtualization: The Secret to a Better-Performing Business

    Even as small businesses jump into the virtualization game there are some organizations that hesitate because they feel their IT staff is too small and the upfront cost is too great. Interestingly, these perceived issues are, in reality, the values you get from virtualization as it cuts costs and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Straight from our experts at VMware, follow these technical tips to see how you can get the most out of your virtualized environment using VMware vSphere with Operations Management. From configuring alerts to monitoring performance, reference these tips in order to optimize capacity and proactively manage your vSphere environment. Read...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    VMware AlwaysOn Workplace Solution for Financial Services

    Exceptional customer interactions result in satisfied customers and long-term engagements. Yet meeting customer expectations can prove difficult—and costly—if frontline employees cannot access critical client data or financial services applications because the data center or their desktop is down. As financial services firms look for ways to increase both customer and...

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