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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing: The Next Generation of Outsourcing

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Highly-Scalable Virtualization: Optimizing Your Infrastructure With IBM EX5 and VMware VSphere

    Organizations today face challenges that require a new approach to how IT is conceived and implemented. They need a dynamic infrastructure that reduces costs and generates more business value while managing risk to the company's information. Virtualization is an important part of this, unchaining logical resources from physical elements and...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Desktop Virtualization With VMware View Eases Deployment Of New Software At Roman Catholic Diocese Of Lafayette

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette wanted to cost-efficiently standardize on a single software management platform for 500 end users in 157 parishes and missions throughout Louisiana. Aided by CMA Technology Solutions, the Diocese extended its success as an early adopter of datacenter virtualization to its desktop infrastructure with VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Introduction Of Dongbu Corporation And Background Of Virtualization Process

    Dongbu Corporation, a major a?liate of the Dongbu Group, has been a trusted provider of construction services in Korea since the 1960's. They wanted more efficient management of IT resources and reduction of management and maintenance, Reduction in the IT Infra Lead Time when to start new projects and to...

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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 // 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 // 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 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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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Migrate to Win 7 with VMware View

    Double your speed and halve the cost of your Windows 7 migration using VMware technology. Virtualize your applications using VMware ThinApp and then deliver next generation modular Windows 7 desktops using VMware View. Not only will you save time and money during your migration, you will be able to simplify...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Industry Panel discussion: Modernizing The Desktop

    Join VMware, their partners and industry experts in a panel discussion around the state of desktop and application virtualization. Hear about the new capabilities in VMware View? 4.5 and learn how VMware is working with partners such as Cisco, EMC, HP and NetApp to deliver integrated solutions that are driving...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    VMware TV Series: The Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud. Delivered.

    The enterprise-class public cloud is real. But how do you ensure you're leveraging the VMware technology you know and trust? Learn how VMware vCloud? and the VMware service provider ecosystem can help you extend your VMware private cloud environment with compatible public cloud computing services. Discover how VMware delivers...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    From Secure Virtualization to Secure Private Cloud

    As enterprises move beyond virtualizing their data centers to build private cloud-computing infrastructures, security must evolve to support this. Whether securing physical data centers, virtualized data centers or private clouds, the fundamental tenets of information security don't change ? ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, access, and audit of our information...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    VMware vCloud Director: Technical Overview

    VMware vCloud Director is a software solution that enables enterprises to build secure, multi-tenant private clouds by pooling infrastructure resources into virtual datacenters and exposing them to users through Web-based portals and programmatic interfaces as fully automated, catalog-based services. Attend this webcast to learn about: ? The architecture...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Building Secure Private Clouds with VMware vCloud Director

    VMware vCloud Director gives you the ability to build secure private clouds that dramatically increase datacenter efficiency and business agility. Coupled with VMware vSpheretm, the best platform for cloud infrastructures, VMware vCloud Director delivers cloud computing for existing datacenters by pooling virtual infrastructure resources and delivering them to users as...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Maximize the Return on Your VMware Virtualization Investment

    Organizations of all sizes turn to virtualization to reduce costs and increase the efficiency, availability, and flexibility of their IT organizations. With HP and VMware solutions, you can simplify, optimize, and save in your VMware environment with the right infrastructure to store, protect, and manage your virtual servers, desktops, and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Best Practices Guide: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

    This guide provides best practice guidelines for deploying Exchange Server 2010 on vSphere. The recommendations in this guide are not specific to any particular set of hardware or to the size and scope of any particular Exchange implementation. The examples and considerations in this document provide guidance only and do...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Use Cases: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

    Many VMware customers running Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 are already taking advantage of the benefits offered by virtualization to improve their organization's messaging capabilities and effectiveness. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes a number of enhancements in areas such as availability, architecture, remote access, operational efficiency, and improved end-user experience....

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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 // 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 // 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 // Sep 2010

    EMC Runs Its Business-Critical Oracle E-Business Suite on VMware and IntelĀ® 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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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    At Center Grove, Virtualization Enhances Educational Excellence

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    VMware Cloud Application Platform: Modernize Today's Apps. Build for Tomorrow's

    Competitive organizations demand that IT leaders increase the velocity of new application development. By improving time to market, enterprises can more effectively address competitive threats, accelerate success in new business opportunities and meet business objectives. Business applications are central to many strategic initiatives. Therefore, it is imperative for IT to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Not Every IT Decision Is A Matter Of Life And Death

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

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Saving Time and Money With Desktop and Application Virtualization

    Virtualization has been saving companies millions of dollars for years by consolidating servers. Now that same technology is being used for desktops and applications. Not only is virtualization changing the paradigm of client computing, but it is lowering IT costs as well. From simplifying everyday tasks, extending hardware lifecycles, going...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Enhanced Disaster Recovery Testing With VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

    The presenter of this webcast will explore the topic of disaster recovery testing in more detail. One of the many features of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager is non-disruptive DR testing - the ability to test the DR plans without causing downtime in the production environment. This webcast will cover...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Virtualizing the Desktop: The Path to Lower Costs and Increased Security

    With the current economic climate, customers are looking for every opportunity to save money and drive business forward - with no negative trade-offs. At the same time, organizations are still required to adhere to government and industry regulations regarding personal privacy, data retention and data protection. Accomplishing all these objectives...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Customer Spotlight: Optimize Your Windows Environment With VMware

    The presenter of this webcast will share their experience virtualizing their Windows environment and Microsoft applications with VMware. They will present the good, bad and ugly they encountered with their VMware Infrastructure implementation in terms of design, administration and management.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    SQL Server Consolidation on VMware

    Many IT departments have a large and growing number of SQL Server instances in production, offering a great opportunity for consolidation and cost reduction. VMware offers a dynamic, highly available platform that is particularly well suited to consolidating SQL instances and achieving fast and simple consolidation by preserving configuration and...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    VMware ESXi Webstart

    Interested in server virtualization and have downloaded FREE VMware ESXi but would like to get some tips before getting started? VMware Education Services is pleased to announce the ESXi vJumpstart to help install and configure the bare metal hypervisor, ESXi. The presenter will introduce new users to the concepts of...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Customer Spotlight: Optimizing SAP Solutions With SAP, Intel and VMware

    The combination of the latest generation VMware virtualization technologies and Intel microprocessor technologies can improve the service levels around SAP application availability and performance significantly, as well as accelerate SAP upgrade cycles. This webcast includes case studies to illustrate how SAP customers are using these advanced technologies in real-world situations....

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    The NetBackup Platform: Optimized Recovery and Integrated Deduplication of Your VMware Environment

    Data protection of virtual severs can be complex. What is needed is a platform approach, one that will protect both the datacenter and the remote office. Attendee will discover the NetBackup for VMware platform and learn why NetBackup for VMware was awarded best in show for data protection at VMworld...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Building the Internal Cloud: Transforming the Datacenter

    Curious about cloud computing or assuming it only refers to services one buy outside? The presenter of this webcast shows what cloud computing is and how to begin to transform the own IT organization into a self-service, yet centrally controlled business unit. With tough economic challenges ahead, justifying expenses and...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    VMware Infrastructure: The Right Investment for a Tough Economy

    Now more than ever, IT organizations must find a way to cut costs, quickly and dramatically, in order to weather the onslaught of this global economic crisis. Analysts and CIOs agree that virtualization is the most strategic IT investment a company can make in these troubled times, and more than...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    What's New in VMware View - Next Generation of VDI

    VMware recently announced the launch of the next generation of its virtual desktop infrastructure solution, VMware View. This solution gives desktop IT more control over desktops and applications while saving time and money associated with operations such as provisioning, updates and deleting users from the environment. This flexible and scalable...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Exchange 2007 on VMware: Technical Case Study

    Customers are increasingly deploying Microsoft Exchange on VMware to reduce infrastructure costs, increase availability, scale dynamically, and accelerate provisioning. Interested in deploying Exchange on VMware but want to see how others have implemented it successfully? The presenter of this webcast gives a deep dive to show how VMware deployed its...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Virtual Machine and Storage Integration With VMware and Dell

    This webcast take a deeper dive into storage and networking in VMware Infrastructure. Storage topics included the details on how VMware ESX and ESXi use Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and NAS storage; the architecture of VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS); multipathing in Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs; raw disk...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Customer Spotlight: VMware vCloud Success Stories

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how firms are using cloud computing services to minimize downtime, reduce costs and securely leverage external resources to cope with peak loads. The attendee will hear directly from real customers who will describe their business challenges, and how they have addressed these challenges...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Technical Track: Performance Tuning and Configuration of Resource-Intensive Applications and Databases

    VMware Infrastructure makes it possible to virtualize almost any application. The presenter of this webcast will discuss how to set up and configure large applications and databases on VMware Infrastructure to achieve the best performance. The presenter will cover the configuration, tuning and monitoring of popular high-end applications, including Exchange,...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Comprehensive Virtual Desktop Deployment With VMware and NetApp

    Organizations are changing the way they manage their desktops, replacing traditional PCs with centralized virtual desktops. VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) can streamline and simplify desktop management, improve security and compliance, lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), extend desktop life cycles, and enable IT administrators to implement lasting infrastructure requirements....

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Next-Generation Enterprise Desktop Computing With VMware View

    VMware View is a set of products that extend VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions to include both server- and client-based virtual desktops that can run on any laptop or desktop computer. Enterprises can use VMware View to manage desktops and applications with greater flexibility, reliability, efficiency and security, while...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    Technical Track: Resource-Intensive Application and Database Performance on VMware Infrastructure

    The latest release of VMware Infrastructure delivers near-native performance on most applications (and better-than-native performance on some), making it possible to run virtually any application in a virtual machine. The presenter of this webcast discuss performance benchmark results for running some of the most IO- or memory-intensive workloads on VMware...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Application Registration With VMware ThinApp

    The process of application registration integrates the virtualized application packages with the desktop operating system. The process of registering applications will take into account the access control mechanisms that allow administrators to restrict usage to specified Active Directory groups providing end users role based access to virtualized applications. Application registration...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    ESRI ArcGIS Server 9.3 for VMware Infrastructure: Deployment and Technical Considerations Guide

    This paper describes the best practices for running a typical ESRI ArcGIS Server deployment on VMware Infrastructure. It provides basic guidance on the architectural design of an ArcGIS deployment and the value of utilizing the VMware platform to provide virtual infrastructure. It then discusses results of recent testing conducted jointly...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Anti-Virus Deployment for VMware View

    Desktop virtualization is a transformative platform that delivers cost-effective, manageable network and desktop access to workers of diverse computing needs. Anti-virus software is one of the largest segments in today's computer security market. Other than perimeter firewalls, no technology enjoys anti-virus software's depth of penetration. Nearly every enterprise deploys anti-virus...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    SAP Solutions on VMware vSphere 4 - Best Practice Guidelines

    This paper provides best practice guidelines for deploying SAP software solutions on VMware vSphere 4. These guidelines only provide general recommendations and do not target any specific size or type of SAP solution implementation. VMware has created separate best practice documents for the individual areas of storage, networking and performance....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    HP Reference Architecture for VMware View 4: Outstanding ROI Plus Simple, Flexible and Secure Desktop Computing

    HP's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with VMware ViewTM 4 is designed to reduce the cost and risk of a traditional distributed desktop PC environment by hosting applications and desktop operating systems on servers and storage in the data center. It delivers a familiar and reliable user experience similar to that...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Reference Architecture Brief: Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Featuring VMware View 4

    Today's challenging economic environment is forcing many organizations to revisit their IT infrastructure strategies. Exploring costeffective alternatives to manage the enterprise desktop environment is high on the agenda of many CIOs, given escalating maintenance and support costs, frequent security patches and software upgrades, and an explosion of remote and mobile...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View 4 With PCoIP Info Guide

    Support for the software version of the PCoIP protocol with VMware View 4 provides end users with a dramatic improvement in user experience across a wide variety of tasks and end point locations. The addition of this display protocol is the result of a co-development effort between VMware and Teradici,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Workload Considerations for Virtual Desktop Reference Architectures: Info Guide

    As interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) continues to accelerate, so do the needs for improved assessment, planning, and deployment methodologies and tools. The historical methodology for determining deployment parameters, (that is the impact of VDI on network, storage, and compute resources) typically failed to truly assess the impact of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View on NetApp Storage Solution Brief

    This paper provides an overview of a virtual desktop solution featuring VMware ViewTM 4 and NetApp storage. With the display protocol (PCoIP) advances in VMware View 4, and storage efficiencies from NetApp (achieving a per seat storage cost as low as $40), enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware View 4: Evaluator's Guide

    Built on the industry-leading virtualization platform, VMware View 4 is a solution that enables IT organizations to "Decouple" a desktop from physical devices or locations and deliver the desktop as a managed service from a centralized location. VMware View makes desktops easily accessible to any end user on multiple devices...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4.0 Performance and Best Practices for Performance

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 4.0 provides business continuity and disaster recovery protection for virtual environments. Protection can extend from individual replicated datastores to an entire virtual site. In a Site Recovery Manager environment, there are two sites involved - a protected site and a recovery site. Protection groups1...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Using Lab Manager for the Support Organization at SAP Business Intelligence

    This paper describes a VMware Lab Manager solution for a software product support environment and its large group of support engineers at SAP, one of the world's largest software companies. The support engineers work within the new Lab Manager environment in parallel with other support personnel who oversee the technical...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Performance Troubleshooting for VMware vSphere 4

    Performance problems can arise in any computing environment. Complex application behaviors, changing demands, and shared infrastructure can lead to problems arising in previously stable environments. Troubleshooting performance problems requires an understanding of the interactions between the software and hardware components of a computing environment. Moving to a virtualized computing environment...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Disaster Recovery for PTC Windchill Solutions With VMware Site Recovery Manager

    Windchill uses different repositories to store content files, metadata, and user data, and synchronization of these repositories needs to be managed in recovery situations. Addressing the high availability and performance expectations of Windchill users in multi-site companies, which typically host remote repositories, requires an effective disaster recovery solution. As well,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Virtual Machine Monitor Execution Modes: in VMware vSphere 4.0

    Prior to the introduction of hardware support for virtualization, the VMM could only use software techniques for virtualizing x86 processors and providing virtual hardware. This software approach, binary translation (BT), was used for instruction set virtualization and shadow page tables for memory management unit virtualization. Today, both Intel and AMD...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Location Awareness in VMware View 4: Information Guide

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Scalable Infrastructure With VMware VStorage VMFS and 3PAR Utility Storage

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

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Performance Study of VMware Thin Provisioning

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

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Performance and Scalability of Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere 4

    VMware vSphere 4 contains numerous performance related enhancements that make it easy to virtualize a resource heavy database with minimal impact to performance. The improved resource management capabilities in vSphere facilitate more effective consolidation of multiple SQL Server Virtual Machines (VMs) on a single host without compromising performance or scalability....

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Virtualized SAP Performance With VMware vSphere 4

    SAP provides a range of enterprise software applications and business solutions to manage and run the business processes of an entire company. The mission critical role of this software requires reliability, manageability, high performance, and scalability. VMware vSphere 4 can help customers manage a smarter SAP application-based landscape via template-based...

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