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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Cloud-Scale Resource Management: Challenges and Techniques

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

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Forrester Analyst White Paper: The State of Enterprise Disaster Recovery Preparedness 2011

    This report outlines five trends that enterprises are architecting to better equip their DR solutions today including: secondary site configuration and separation, cloud recovery, tiers of applications and causes of disasters.

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Siam City Bank Increases CPU Utilization Rates to More Than 50 Percent, Achieves 10:1 Server Consolidation Ratio

    Siam City Bank is Thailand's seventh-largest commercial bank. It has 7,000 employees, with 95 of them dedicated to maintaining production and disaster recovery datacenters. Their challenge is to reduce datacenter management load, develop applications faster to meet business needs, minimize IT capital investment and enhance business continuity. They chose VMware...

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Best Practice Insight Collaboration Case Study: Oxford Archaeology

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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 // 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 // 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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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  • 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 // 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

    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 // 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

    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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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    VMware Case Study: Norman Regional Health System

    Norman Regional Health System is a multi-campus hospital that serves health care needs throughout south central Oklahoma. The Norman Regional HealthPlex - a 152-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital - is the newest addition to the system. Norman Regional Health System wanted to create a desktop environment for the new campus of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    VMware Case Study: Northern Brewer, Ltd

    Northern Brewer, Ltd (Northern Brewer) is a home brewing and winemaking retailer headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, where it has had a retail store since 1993, and a separate warehouse for its mail-order business since 2004. Northern Brewer wanted to scale IT infrastructure to meet needs of growing business. ESXi...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Desktop Virtualization Transforms Tax Service Call Center at Republic Bank: VMware View 4 Slashes Costs, Improves Productivity

    Every year Republic Bankcorps Tax Refund Solutions (TRS) business unit staffs a call center with 450 seasonal workers hired to help customers prepare tax returns. Republic Bank wanted to reduce the cost and increase efficiency of the annual tax-preparation service of its Tax Refund solutions business unit. The bank virtualized...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Rigel Capital, LLC

    Founded in 1998, Rigel Capital, LLC (Rigel) is an investment management firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company has approximately 25 employees and $2.3 billion in assets under management. Rigel wanted to provide high degree of availability for critical systems in financial services firm. VMware technology creates a virtual infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: RM Asia-Pacific

    A wholly-owned subsidiary of United Kingdom-headquartered RM plc., RM Asia-Pacific provides learning and school management systems to almost 4,000 schools across Australia, 200 schools in New Zealand and a number of high-profile clients in Asia. RM Asia-Pacific wanted to provide cost-effective infrastructure to reliably deliver internal applications and external services...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    VMware Case Study: TELUS Communications Company

    One of Canada's leading national telecommunications companies, TELUS delivers data, IP, voice, entertainment and video services 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. TELUS wanted...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Teradata Deploys a Private Cloud Based on vSphere While Streamlining Their Cloud Administration With VMware VCenter Lab Manager

    Since being spun off from NCR in 2007, Teradata has deployed more than 2.000 implementations of its software and hardware solutions in 60 countries worldwide. Its customer base comprises more than 900 companies, including 3M, British Airways, Coca Cola, ICICI Bank, Poste Italiane, the United States Air Force, Verizon, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: TGC-1

    TGC-1 was established in 2005 as a part of government plan of electric power industry reformation. At the beginning the main part of corporate business-services was outsourced. The construction of corporate IT infrastructure started in the middle of 2007. TGC-1 wanted economy of energy resources and reduction of data center...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: The Brand Felt Limited

    Family owned and operated since 1959, The Brand Felt Ltd. is a quality manufacturer of industrial felts, engineered pressed felts and various technical felts for the automotive, chemical, steel and furniture industries, among others. Brand Felt Ltd wanted to replace aging physical servers, streamline IT management and improve application performance...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Thomas Memorial Hospital

    Thomas is a 261-bed, not-for-profit hospital, located in South Charleston, West Virginia. Thomas wanted to reclaim real estate, reduce hardware and software costs, reduce power consumption, and create a Disaster Recovery strategy. VMware infrastructure enables enterprise class performance, while saving money on space, hardware and power consumption, and preventing true...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: Threadneedle

    Threadneedle is an award-winning global asset manager, providing investment solutions to institutional and retail clients across the globe. It actively manages ?59bn of assets (as at December 2009) from equities and bonds to property and alternative investments. Threadneedle wanted to reduce datacenter costs and improve business continuity and disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualization Benefits Consulting Firm and Clients Alike

    Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, Todd Herman Associates has been providing information technology and business process improvement services to a variety of clients for more than 20 years. Todd Herman Associates wanted to improve reliability of IT systems by switching over to a virtual infrastructure. Herman Associates deployed VMware and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Use vSphere and VMware View as the Foundation for Two Internal Cloud Environments That Save Money, Time, Power, and Above All, Improve Patient Care

    St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York City is renowned for providing medical care and education of the very highest standard. St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York City wanted to move a medical center's outmoded IT infrastructure into the 21st century while saving money and energy -...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Standard Bank

    Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging global markets. With assets exceeding US$162 billion [Y08], it is the largest banking group in Africa (by market capitalisation) and operates in 33 countries worldwide. Standard Bank wanted to reduce desktop management support costs and achieve power consumption targets...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Helps Sunrise Senior Living Reduce Service Desk Call Center Volume by More Than 50 Percent

    Through its 382 communities in the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom, Sunrise Senior Living strives to fulfill its mission to provide the highest quality care and services to seniors while simultaneously encouraging independence and preserving dignity. Sunrise Senior Living wanted to accelerate growth resulting in an overcrowded...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: SunTrust Banks, Inc.

    SunTrust Banks, Inc., (SunTrust) is one of the nation's largest and strongest financial holding companies. SunTrust wanted to increase operational efficiencies within IT department to meet company-wide goals for reducing expenses. VMware Infrastructure 3 makes it possible to achieve significantly higher resource utilization and reduce costs with a flexible virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    VMware Case Study: Tampa Bay Rays

    The Tampa Bay Rays are a Major League Baseball team based in St. Petersburg. Florida. In addition to the baseball players, the organization has approximately 230 employees. The IT department is responsible for a wide array of services, ranging from the email and business applications that keep the organization running,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualization Keeps the IT Systems Running and the Water Flowing in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Water is an agency of the State of Florida that supplies water to nearly 2.5 million people in the Tampa Bay Area - the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Tampa Bay Water wanted Data center to push limits of power, cooling, and rack space. Tampa...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    Founded in 1898, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (the Institute) is America's first cancer center. Today, the Institute has more than 26,000 patients under active care and a campus spanning 25 acres in downtown Buffalo, New York. Roswell Park Cancer Institute wanted to provide high availability for tier one applications at...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: RotaDyne

    A leading rubber and polyurethane roll manufacturing company, RotaDyne has approximately 500 employees at facilities strategically located in major markets worldwide. RotaDyne wanted to build out a cost effective infrastructure to support mission-critical Microsoft applications and technologies. VMware technology provides a virtual platform to deploy key Microsoft technologies while lowering...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Ryerson University

    Toronto-based Ryerson University is known for its career-focused approach to education. That means giving students and faculty the tools they need to pursue their varied fields of interest - including an ever-growing number of computer applications. Ryerson University wanted to address the university's continually increasing server demand while taming server...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Sevenoaks District Council

    Sevenoaks District Council provides a range of important local services to around 111,000 people living across a wide area of west Kent in the UK. Sevenoaks District Council wanted to create a more efficient IT infrastructure and improve service delivery; reduce data centre power, cooling and space requirements. Sevenoaks District...

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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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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    The Answer Is Simple for Simplot Australia: Embrace Virtualization

    Founded in 1995, Simplot Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J R Simplot Company, a privately held food and agribusiness corporation based in Boise, Idaho with annual sales of more than $US3 billion. Simplot Australia wanted to shift IT infrastructure towards virtualization. VMware and Intel technology creates an...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Solvay Finds the Cure for Server Sprawl With VMware Infrastructure 3

    Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of the research-driven group of pharmaceutical companies that constitute the global pharmaceutical business of the Solvay Group. Solvay Pharmaceuticals wanted to reduce server proliferation and associated costs within IT department. Solvay Pharmaceuticals deployed VMware and Intel technology which increases scalability and performance in...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: SonicWALL, Inc.

    SonicWALL, Inc., is a leader in the Unified Threat Management security industry, with solutions featuring high-performance, solid-state firewalls and VPN appliances with value-added security subscriptions such as anti-virus, intrusion prevention and antispyware for wired and wireless networks of all sizes. SonicWALL, Inc., wanted to control server sprawl and prepare for...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: SpamTitan

    SpamTitan provides a comprehensive solution to email threats by enabling its customers to run a virtual email appliance using existing virtual infrastructure, offering protection from viruses, spam, malware, phishing and unwanted content. Hardware appliances and the geographical limitations and cost factors they posed prevented SpamTitan from recruiting new channel partners...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: Sripatum University

    Founded as an education college in 1970, Sripatum University is now one of the most prestigious private universities in Thailand. Sripatum University wanted to cost-effectively transform the datacenter infrastructure to ease management and support growth. VMware virtualization increased hardware utilization and enabled the rapid provisioning of new servers to meet...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Performance Best Practices for VMware Workstation

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Replacing vCenter Server Certificates

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Managing Performance Variance of Applications Using Storage I/O Control

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

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications With Confidence

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware vSphere: The CPU Scheduler in VMware ESX 4.1

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Ohio Mutual Insurance Group's Deployment of WebSphere Application Server on VMware ESX

    This paper describes the deployment of the IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) software in a set of virtual machines on VMware ESX at the Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG). This deployment has been in place for more than two years and it serves the needs of 200 users within the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Design and Evaluation of a Practical System for Fault-Tolerant Virtual Machines

    The paper has implemented a commercial enterprise-grade system for providing fault-tolerant virtual machines, based on the approach of replicating the execution of a primary Virtual Machine (VM) via a backup virtual machine on another server. The paper has designed a complete system in VMware vSphere 4.0 that is easy to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Increase Longevity of IT Solutions With VMware vSphere

    Many businesses need to run applications for as long as possible without making any changes to them. Most organizations replace hardware every 3 to 5 years. New hardware may require upgrades to operating systems. Newer operating systems may not be able to run older applications. VMware vSphere virtual machines provide...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Performance on VMware vSphere 4.1

    One of the key benefits of virtualization is the ability to consolidate multiple applications onto a single physical server. The importance of this can be seen clearly with multi-tier applications, where the load placed on the servers by the individual tiers often varies widely, leaving many servers under-utilized. Virtualization allows...

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