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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 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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  • 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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  • 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 // Aug 2010

    VMware and Cloud Computing: An Evolutionary Approach to an IT Revolution

    During the past 40 years, information technology has undergone many revolutions in how applications and data have been delivered to users. Mainframes provided a centralized computation facility where end users consumed resources on a shared basis. Client-server architectures offered flexibility and lowered computing costs while bringing more power to the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    VMware vCenter Update Manager Performance and Best Practices

    VMware vCenter Update Manager provides a patch management framework for VMware vSphere. IT administrators can use it to patch and upgrade VMware ESX/ESXi hosts, apply patches to Windows and certain versions of Linux in virtual machines, upgrade VMware Tools and virtual hardware for virtual machines, and patch and upgrade virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Campbell Clinic Builds Resilient, Storage-Rich Virtualized Infrastructure

    Campbell Clinic needs to run complex clinical applications and render ever increasing stores of X-ray data instantly available to physicians at three treatment centers. The clinic deploys VMware technology with robust availability features and thin provisioning for improved storage utilization: three ESX hosts/51 virtual machines in main datacenter; one ESX...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    VMware Desktop Virtualization Strategy Assessment Service

    Unlike server virtualization projects that are limited to the datacenter, the impact of desktop virtualization initiatives spans the organization. Desktop virtualization can impact: People - Administrative groups that have previously had little or no interaction will now have to work together. Processes - Processes that once ran in parallel will...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    A Major Oil Sands Mining Company, Calgary, Alberta

    A major oil sands mining company needed a cost-effective way to support a growing IT environment and drive the maturity of its IT infrastructure. They chose VMware to overcome this challenge. VMware enabled the organization to not only virtualize its servers but fully leverage VMware vStorage Thin Provisioning within its...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Storage I/O Control Technical Overview and Considerations for Deployment

    Storage I/O Control (SIOC) provides storage I/O performance isolation for virtual machines, thus enabling VMware vSphere ("vSphere") administrators to comfortably run important workloads in a highly consolidated virtualized storage environment. It protects all virtual machines from undue negative performance impact due to misbehaving I/O-heavy virtual machines, often known as the...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Tanning-Products Company Consolidates Systems, Saves Money With Centralized ERP Solution

    New Sunshine manufactures and sells tanning lotions, tanning beds, and software to help run salons. In contrast to the dynamism and growth of its business, New Sunshine's ERP systems were inflexible and costly to maintain. The company solved some of these problems by migrating its different business groups to Microsoft...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: AGAR Supply

    Based in Taunton, Massachusetts, AGAR Supply is New England's largest Independent food distributor and the thirteenth largest in the United States, offering a wide range of products for the food service industry. With customers spread throughout the country, AGAR relies on an outside sales force to service its customer base....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Networking

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") introduces a number of enhancements and new features to virtual networking. Network I/O Control (NetIOC) - flexibly partition and assure service for ESX/ESXi traffic types and flows on a vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS), Load-Based Teaming (LBT) - an additional and selectable load-balancing policy on the vDS...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    AGAR Supply

    Based in Taunton, Massachusetts, AGAR Supply is New England's largest independent food distributor and the thirteenth largest in the United States, offering a wide range of products for the food service industry. AGAR wanted to increase user access to desktop environment while reducing associated costs. Centaur chose VMware to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Columbia Memorial Hospital

    At Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, New York, the motto is "Patients First." This simple philosophy drives all decision making, from facilities development and hiring choices to the undertaking of new technologies. The hospital was looking for upgraded desktop environment within health care setting. For this the hospital deployed VMware....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware vSphere Provides the Foundation for New Managed Video Network Services Offerings

    Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, March Networks is one of the world's leading providers of intelligent high-definition video management solutions. For more than a decade, leading commercial and government organizations around the world have been relying on the company's IP video management solutions to enhance security, mitigate risk and improve operations....

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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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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware Network I/O Control: Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

    Network convergence using 10GbE technology provides enormous opportunities for IT administrators and architects to simplify the physical network infrastructure while improving performance. Administrators and architects need a simple and reliable way to enable prioritization of critical traffic over the physical network if and when contention for those resources occurs. The...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Storage

    VMware vSphere 4.1 brings many new capabilities to further extend the benefits of vSphere 4.0. These new features and enhancements to core capabilities in vSphere provide more performance optimization, and easier provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities. This paper focuses on the storage-specific features and enhancements that are available in 4.1,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Legacy Host Licensing With vCenter Server 4.x

    When one uses vCenter Server 4.x to manage ESX 3.x/ESXi 3.5 hosts, they have several mutually exclusive choices in regards to license server configuration: Use a single license server for vCenter Server 4.x and the ESX 3.x/ESXi 3.5 hosts. Use one license server for vCenter Server 4.x, and use another...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS)

    Business growth lead to necessary growth of MTS's IT infrastructure and higher complexity of the infrastructure management. The MTS information technologies team faced the challenge of reducing capital and operating expenditures for maintenance of the billing systems in the regions where the company is present. MTS deployed energy costs reduction...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - Availability and Resource Management

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") offers an extensive set of enhancements to increase the high availability, reliability and resource management of the vSphere platform. These include improvements to VMware High Availability (VMware HA), VMware Fault Tolerance (VMware FT), VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (VMware DRS), VMware vMotion, and VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Sheremetyevo Cargo

    Sheremetyevo Cargo wanted the upgrade of central IT infrastructure and provisioning of high level performance, reliability and fault tolerance for data storage and processing operations for high availability 24x7 mode servers. Switch from the task-server policy to the application-virtual machine policy provides sheremetyevo Cargo a cost cutout, high flexibility and...

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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 // 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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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Aligning CFO and CIO Priorities

    Forward-thinking organizations are viewing cloud computing as an investment in business transformation, not just a way to cut costs for IT. Thanks to the cloud, CFOs and CIOs are moving beyond the “either/or” discussions that once forced themto make tradeoffs between IT cost cutting and the creation of new business...

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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 // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Private VMware vCloud Service Definition

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Public VMware vCloud Service Definition

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Architecting a VMware vCloud

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Operating a VMware vCloud

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit: Consuming a VMware vCloud

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

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Creating the Extensible Data Center with Hybrid Clouds

    Can your current infrastructure meet the rapid surges in demand often caused by business changes, seasonality or just plain growth? For many, the very nature of IT is evolving as users demand faster provisioning, better scalability and more options to handle an ever-growing list of new applications and services that...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    At a Glance: The VMware Advantage Over Hyper- V3 : Comparing vSphere 5.1 to Microsoft Hyper-V 3 for Server Vitualization

    The whitepaper compares Vmware vSphere 5.1 and Microsoft Hyper V-3. Shows Business continuity, Broad support & choice, Hypervisor architecture, Virtualization Security, Intelligent automation, Integrated and Storage Management.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Comparative Management Cost Study: Managing VMware vSphere Using Microsoft System Center Increase Cost 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 Corporation does today with its Microsoft System Center 2012 suite. Microsoft makes this claim for the latest release of its comprehensive...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View-IDC

    For this white paper, IDC performed an in-depth analysis of the business value of VMware View, defined as the expected ROI associated with the use of the solution as a platform for the targeted deployment of a virtual desktop infrastructure.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    The Benefits of Vmware's vCenter Operations Management Suite: Quantifying the Incremental Value of the vCenter Operations Management Suite for vSphere Customers

    vCenter Operations Management Suite customers reported significant gains in operational benefits, key performance metrics, and benefits to their businesses as a result of deploying vCenter Operations Management Suite in their vSphere environments. Most not able was a 31% incremental savings in IT costs over customers who had vSphere installed...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Total Cost Comparison: VMware vSphere V.S. Microsoft Hyper-V

    Total cost of ownership (TCO) is the ultimate measure to compare IT infrastructure platforms, as it incorporates the purchase and support costs of the platform along with ongoing operational and management expenses. The operational efficiency built into your software stack can greatly affect your bottom line—once you have procured...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Desktop Virtualization: Partnering for a Successful Long-term Strategy-ESG

    Today, end-user computing comes in many varieties and forms, including desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and thin clients. Employee roles and responsibilities are equally varied. While task workers often access their applications and data from a single device in the workplace, many knowledge workers today are finding themselves becoming increasingly...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    The BYOD Opportunity: Say “Yes”to Device Diversity and Enable New Ways to Drive Productivity

    Research shows that the bring your own device (BYOD) movement has reached a critical point: a range of studies show that more than half of companies surveyed allow employees use personally owned devices to access the corporate network. With VMware as your partner for managing device diversity, you can create...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Why Isn't Server Virtualization Saving Us More? A Few Small Changes May Dramatically Increase Your Efficiency

    Companies have rapidly adopted server virtualization over the past few years, but there are big differences in their use of the technology. Most companies are able to reduce server hardware spending, but many don't realize an ongoing reduction in management costs. Furthermore, not everyone sees the same level of savings...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    VMware Infrastructure: A Guide to Bottom-Line Benefits

    Frustrated by the costs of maintain ever larger data centers?or building new ones?many companies are exploring virtualization. Virtualization lets your IT staff turn your data center into an internal cloud of computing resources controlled by a single virtual data center operating system (VDC-OS). Because the VDC-OS seamlessly aggregates network resources,...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    The True Costs of Virtual Server Solutions

    In an economic environment that is repeatedly heralding the message "do more with less" the efficiency of hypervisors are an oft-overlooked aspect of virtual infrastructure acquisition that has massive impact on total price. In March of 2009, VMware contacted Taneja Group to conduct an assessment of how VMware ESXi 3.5...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Building the Virtualized Enterprise with VMware Infrastructure

    VMware virtualization software has been adopted by over 120,000 enterprise IT organizations worldwide. This paper clarifies how adopting VMware infrastructure as a fundamental IT strategy helps organizations achieve their cost- and space-saving goals.

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Reducing Server Total Cost of Ownership with VMware Virtualization Software

    VMware virtualization enables customers to reduce their server TCO and quickly delivers signification ROI. This paper describes commonly used TCO models and looks at several case studies that apply TCO models to virtualization projects. Learn more.

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Virtualization: Architectural Considerations And Other Evaluation Criteria

    Of the many approaches to x86 systems virtualization available in the market today, the hypervisor architecture?in which virtual machines are managed by a software layer that is installed on bare metal?has gained the greatest market acceptance. This white paper examines the main issues about the hypervisor market: architecture, solution support...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize Your Servers

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Best Practices for Deploying Hosted Virtual Desktops

    Enterprises evaluating, testing or deploying hosted virtual desktops (HVDs) can learn a lot from the experiences of other organizations that have already employed the approach. This research summarizes current best practices.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cost Model: Migration to Windows Vista and Windows 7

    Most organizations are going to have to deploy Windows 7 on at least some PCs. Gartner presents a framework for analyzing the costs.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    IDC White Paper: Quantifying the Business Value of VMware View

    The paper is an analysis of organizations adopting a centralized virtual desktop (CVD) computing environment with the use of VMware View. It demonstrates that investment in the technology can result in significant business value with very high return on investment (ROI).

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Crash Insurance: Protect Your Business with Virtualization

    Think that your business is safe from an IT outage caused by a natural or man-made disaster? Think again. Read this trend brief to learn more about potential risks to IT services and how a comprehensive disaster recovery plan is essential to keeping your systems up and running at all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Don’t Get Stuck on your Virtualization Journey: Where to Focus Next

    You've virtualized a significant number of server workloads and have likely experienced significant cost savings and performance improvements so, what's next? Read this trend brief to identify which phase of virtualization you are in and where you should be headed to reap even more business benefits with expansion of your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Beyond Cost Savings: Four Compelling Reasons To Virtualize Your IT Environment

    Cost savings is a well-known benefit of virtualization, but what else can be gained from a shift to a virtualized IT environment? Find out how other results of virtualization, such as improved business continuity and simplified IT management, can also have significant effects, as told by VMware® customers in this...

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  • eBooks // Apr 2013

    How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk

    Is your IT environment ready for a disaster? Virtualization can save your infrastructure before an outage occurs and can also ensure an efficient recovery without data loss. Read this eBook to learn how VMware® virtualization solutions can help prepare your systems for a disaster and protect your data if one...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Taneja Group: Overview of Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for SMBs

    Taneja Group presents an evaluation of the virtualization and cloud solution market for small and medium business (SMB) users (companies with less than 1000 employees). This executive summary evaluates virtual infrastructure and management, end user computing, and cloud service provider solutions from leading vendors, to enable senior decision makers in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with 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 // Apr 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™. From application dependencies to replication engines, reference these tips as you create or improve your disaster recovery plan.

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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 2013

    Top 10 Tech Tips: vSOM

    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....

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Introduction to ESXi

    Brian Watrous, VCI, discusses how to transition to ESXi 5.1. This first video introduces ESXi and is intended for VMware vSphere administrators managing VMware ESX 4.x hosts but want to leverage the advanced features of VMware ESXi 5.1.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    vSphere Snapshot Overview

    Joe Desmond, VMware Certified Instructor, provides an overview of the vSphere Snapshot tool to support guest O/S administrators. Snapshots allow safe change to virtual machines without the worry of failed implementation.

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Indian Institute of Information Technology Bangalore

    Cloud computing is a set of services that provide infrastructure resources using internet media and data storage on a third party server. SMEs are said to be the lifeblood of any vibrant economy. They are known to be the silent drivers of a nation's economy. SMEs of India are one...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (1): Enabling Virtualization and More with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how VMware solutions help you reduce operation expenses (opex), capital expenses (capex), and increases availability and efficiency in your IT environment.

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