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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 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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  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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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  • 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forrester TEI Study: VMware SRM (exec summary - 4 pg paper)

    In November 2012, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM). The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potentialfinancial impact of the VMware...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with VMware Virtualization - Infographic

    Prospects that are exploring the best way to get started with virtualization. Through the infographic the prospect gets the facts about the VMware approach and learns why 8 out of 10 companies choose VMware.

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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 // Apr 2010

    VMware View? on NetApp Storage

    Learn how VMware View 4 and virtual desktop storage options from NetApp deliver flexible, cost effective, secure virtual desktops. Enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop environments (over LAN or WAN) that meet the needs of a wide range of end users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Remote and Branch Office Solutions from VMware View 4

    Desktops in remote and branch offices are much more challenging to manage, protect and maintain. Learn how the VMware View solution will enable IT organizations to control and manage all servers and desktops from a central location, and provide a standardized deployment platform that reduces the cost and complexity of...

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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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  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Tech Tips: Storage for VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Video

    The workforce is going mobile. According to Forrester, more than half of employees carry at least three devices for work. And many are bringing their own smartphones, tablets, and other devices to work, a phenomenon that’s grown so popular it now has its own acronym—Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). So...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization

    Driven by trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the consumerization of IT, organizations are increasingly adopting desktop virtualization. Even though these companies are driving down costs and improving operational efficiencies, some IT departments remain cautious and even downright skeptical about desktop virtualization. But with new hardware advancements—such...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.

    Read this whitepaper on When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization to learn more about the 7 key indications that your business is ready for VDI. Find out how deploying VMware Horizon View can improve your IT infrastructure by: Giving IT easy control over data access...

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  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Whiteboard: Delivering Desktops and Applications as a Service

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Virtualization: The Secret to a Better-Performing Business

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere with Operations Management

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands

    Gain access to this new white paper by CIO which examines the changing landscape of end-user computing. The research reveals how today's CIOs are tackling trends and establishing new best practices for the mobile-cloud era. Read more...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Virtualization Imperative For Client Operating System Migrations

    This paper is an evaluation of companies' migration plans of their current operating systems. IT professionals around the world are exploring application and desktop virtualization not only to accelerate their migrations but as a superior means to delivering computing services to their business users.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The VMware Reference Architecture for Cisco UCS and EMC CLARiiON with VMware View? 4

    This is a summary of a validated virtual desktop solution with a total datacenter infrastructure cost of under $750 per seat. This validation was performed at scale in a lab environment and includes a description of the test environment and equipment, samples of actual test results and the user profile...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    NetApp and VMware View Solution Guide. Best Practices for Design, Architecture, Deployment and Management

    This document provides architectural, deployment and management guidelines for customers planning to implement VMware View on NetApp virtualized storage. It provides a brief overview of the VMware View technology concepts, key solution architecture considerations for implementing VMware View on NetApp, storage estimation and data layout recommendations, and solution, deployment and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco Solutions for a VMware View 4.0 Environment Design Guide

    This document provides design and configuration guidance for deploying and optimizing VMware View 4.0 in a Cisco data center, campus, branch and for Internet-based users. This document describes View 4.0 components and Cisco products and technologies and explains how combining them increases availability and performance of the VMware View environment.

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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 // May 2010

    Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Use Cases: Oracle Databases on VMware

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications on VMware vSphere

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

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Infrastructure Yields Real TCO and ROI Advantages

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

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

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  • White Papers // May 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // 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 // Sep 2013

    A Secure Cloud: Is There Such a Thing?

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    CSO - Cloud Security and Myths and Strategies Uncovered

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

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