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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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  • 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

    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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Baltika Breweries OJSK

    The key factors that forced Baltika Breweries to virtualization of IT infrastructure were limited datacenter space, as well as impossibility of additional service personnel hiring alongside with growing complexity of corporate IT services. To provide fault tolerance of IT system and support maximum efficiency of business-applications Baltika Breweries would have...

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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

    What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 - VMware vCenter

    VMware vSphere 4.1 ("vSphere") continues to improve on its industry-leading virtualization platform, continuing the journey to cloud computing - transforming datacenters into dramatically simplified environments and enabling the next generation of flexible, reliable IT services. VMware vCenter Server 4.1 (vCenter Server) is a critical component of a complete VMware vSphere...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Virtualization in the GFO Data Center

    The GFO ('GemeinnUtzige Gesellschaft der Franziskanerinnen zu Olpe', Non-profit organization of the Franciscan Sisters at Olpe) is an association of social and Charitable institutions in North Rhine Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It encompasses over 30 organizations (currently twelve hospitals, retirement homes, and child and youth care institutions) with more than...

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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 // Jul 2010

    Environmentally-Friendly Organization Achieves 90% Reduction in Power Usage With VMware

    Since starting operations in 1999, this unique organization Earth Ranger will increase its reach to nearly 350,000 children in 2009, and expects to have an active young community of over one million in North America by 2015. The organization wanted a high performance data centre that offers energy efficiency without...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    VMware Case Study: Finanz Informatik

    Finanz Informatik (Fl) provides a full range of applications and services for the effective and efficient execution of banking transactions for Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe. FI wanted more effective utilization of computer capacity and reduction in IT costs and wanted to use of virtual computers for testing and evaluation purposes. For this FI...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Wincor Nixdorf Improves Performance and Reduces Costs by Over 80 Percent Using VMware Solutions

    As one of the world's leading providers of IT solutions and services for retail banks and commercial enterprises, Wincor Nixdorf aims to optimize business processes in branches of banks and trading companies. Wincor Nixdorf wanted to reduce complexity: consolidation of blade server infrastructure with 150 servers and reduce costs. The...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Virtual Desktop Implementations:VMware View 4 Premier vs Citrix XenDesktop

    In this study, engineers from the Tolly Group independently evaluated the installation processes of two competing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products?VMware View? and XenDesktop?to give organizations a way to compare the amount of time and effort required to build a fully functional virtual desktop infrastructure. The bottom line: engineers found...

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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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Transforming Desktop Virtualization: VMware View on the New IBM System x and BladeCenter eX5 Servers and IBM System Storage DS3500

    Today, optimizing the IT infrastructure is imperative for reducing costs while maintaining a nimble business environment day after day. To that end, many companies are leveraging consolidation and virtualization strategies to simplify IT - and deliver a dynamic IT environment. Consolidation helps organizations reduce server sprawl, simplify administration, increase availability,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Achieving Control: The Four Critical Success Factors Of Change Management

    The goal of change management is to ensure that configuration changes (both planned and unplanned) are made cost-effectively, in a manner that enhances the delivery of service to the business, with the least amount of impact on the IT infrastructure. Many organizations already have a handful of tools and processes...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Virtualization Management With Automated Application Discovery

    Effective management of virtualized IT environments requires understanding how virtual machines, hypervisors and other critical elements fit into the broader context of IT service delivery. Achieving that level of understanding can be especially challenging in dynamic virtual environments where change is nearly constant and there is no 1:1 mapping between...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Datacenter Operational Excellence Through Automated Application Discovery & Dependency Mapping

    VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager delivers all the critical capabilities needed to support operational excellence through application discovery and dependency mapping. As an automated solution, one eliminates manual processes. As a real-time solution, one is able to stay ahead of the paid pace of change in the IT environment. By...

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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

    Lone Star College System Virtualizes 14 Campus Datacenters, Slashes IT Costs and Improves Disaster Recovery

    Lone Star College System (LSCS) is a publicly funded two-year community college located in Houston, Texas. LSCS is currently the largest institution of higher education in the greater Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. College enrollment was ramping quickly at LSCS, up from 45,000 students In...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Graydon, Head & Ritchey, LLP Migrates From Microsoft Hyper-V to VMware, Virtualizing Key Applications and Centralizing Management of Their Virtual Environment

    Most of these documents are electronic, a fact that drives the IT priorities for the Cincinnati-based firm. Some years back, they had an outage that shut down the email and document management systems for several hours, interrupting the business. Graydon, Head & Ritchey wanted to support operations with full range...

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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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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Enabling Fast and Secure Clinician Workflows With One-Touch Desktop Roaming

    The move from paper-based medical records systems to Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is rightly viewed as a step towards improving patient outcomes, increasing clinician productivity, and lowering costs. The transition, however, is often hampered by the challenge of providing secure access to patient information, particularly given the increased focus on...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Automotive Leader JM Family Fuels Operational, Patching Success With VMware vCenter Configuration Manager

    Founded in 1968, JM Family grew from a core distribution business to a diversified automotive corporation focused on vehicle distribution and processing, finance and warranty services, insurance activities, retail sales, and technology products and services. JM Family needed a reliable method for assessing, deploying and verifying patches to its 400+...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    TSYS iSolutions Leverages VMware VCenter Configuration Manager to Tighten Security, Achieve PCI DSS Compliance

    TSYS (NYSE: TSS) is one of the world's largest companies for outsourced payment services, offering a broad range of issuer- and acquirer-processing technologies that support consumer-finance, credit, debit health care, loyalty and prepaid services for financial institutions and retail companies in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. To keep systems...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    A*Star

    Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (AStar) is the island nation's public-sector scientific research and development organization. Their main challenge is to support Web-based applications required to further Singapore's biomedical science, physical science and engineering capabilities. VMware virtualization allows them to allocate server resources to applications and services as...

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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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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Understanding Memory Resource Management in VMware ESX 4.1

    VMware ESX is a hypervisor designed to efficiently manage hardware resources including CPU, memory, storage, and network among multiple, concurrent virtual machines. This paper describes the basic memory management concepts in ESX, the configuration options available, and provides results to show the performance impact of these options. The focus of...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Optimizing Disaster Recovery Point and Time Objectives With vMware VSphere and HP

    Achieving a Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of virtually zero may seem like a fantasy, but with VMware vSphere and HP Storage, it is possible and can cost less than you might think. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to architect multisite, synchronous replication...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange on VMware vSphere 4: Reduce Costs, Increase Performance and Maximize Availability

    Many customers are looking to upgrade their existing Exchange environments, and this is the perfect time to virtualize business-critical Exchange environments to cut costs, increase availability and transform e-mail into a dynamic IT service. With VMware vSphere? 4, all the barriers to virtualizing Exchange have been removed. In fact, a...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Public Sector: Better Business Continuity for Uncertain Times

    Governments across the country are relying more than ever on IT systems and online services to provide critical services. Not only do these systems increase the efficiency and effectiveness, but they meet an increasingly strident demand from the public for 24/7 access to government. So what happens when a natural...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    VMware View 4 QuickStart Series Part 2: Managing Desktops

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the software implementation of the PC-over-IP protocol and how to install and configure composer.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    VMware View 4 QuickStart Series Part 1: Install and Configure

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the main features of VMware View and installing and configuring VMware View Connection Server.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Understanding TCO & ROI for VMware View 4 - Purpose Built for Desktops

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is one of the key criteria for evaluating desktop architecture. The attendee will listen to VMware and IDC talk about measuring TCO and ROI for a VMware View implementation. The presenter will cover IDC findings on real cost savings achieved by VMware View customers, the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Minimizing Worries Over Windows 7 Migration With VMware View 4

    The presenter of this webcast talks about the release of Windows 7, OS trends and why organizations should start to think about application and desktop virtualization as a part of their migration strategies. The presenter will provide an overview of the VMware View 4 solution and explain how leading desktop...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Enabling Datacenter Automation With Virtualized Infrastructure

    This paper analyzes the impact and opportunities that virtualization offers for human- and technology-based process workflows. As virtualization adoption increases across domains (e.g., server, storage, client, and application), the use of automation offers IT organizations an opportunity to reduce time to market, establish tighter business alignment, and improve IT service...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    GPU Virtualization on VMware's Hosted I/O Architecture

    Modern Graphics co-Processors (GPUs) can produce high fidelity images several orders of magnitude faster than general purpose CPUs, and this performance expectation is rapidly becoming ubiquitous in personal computers. Despite this, GPU virtualization is a nascent field of research. This paper introduces a taxonomy of strategies for GPU virtualization and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    VMware vSphere 4 Fault Tolerance: Architecture and Performance

    VMware Fault Tolerance (FT) provides continuous availability to virtual machines, eliminating downtime and disruption - even in the event of a complete host failure. This paper gives a brief description of the VMware FT architecture and discusses the performance implication of this feature with data from a wide variety of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    VMware Fault Tolerance Recommendations and Considerations on VMware vSphere 4

    As dependencies on computing increase, ensuring that applications are highly available becomes more critical. Many enterprise hardware components have built-in redundancies, such as RAID storage, ECC memory, and multiple power supplies in servers. However, customers are increasingly interested in protecting the entire operating environment from complete hardware failures, and not...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    The Economics of Virtualization: Moving Toward an Application-Based Cost Model

    Server virtualization technologies have quickly become the default platform for today's datacenters. IT organizations are putting in place formal virtualization deployment policies and are strongly incenting application owners to use virtualized servers rather than offer standalone, dedicated servers on a per-application basis. In fact, IDC estimates that more than 50%...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Ensuring High Availability for Business-Critical Applications With VMware and Neverfail

    Application availability has a direct effect on the bottom line for technology-driven businesses. From natural disaster to configuration issues and planned maintenance to power failures, threats are abundant, and downtime puts revenue and reputation at risk. But with integrated solutions from VMware and Neverfail, one can virtually eliminate downtime and...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Increasing Productivity and Reducing Operational Costs With Virtualization

    There is clear evidence that virtualization reduces capital expenditures, but what about operational cost savings? The presenter will share recent research findings and customer case studies that validate the opportunity to lower operating costs and transform how IT is managed with virtualization.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    Best Practices for Deploying VMware Lab Manager

    VMware Lab Manager is the premier virtual lab automation solution for IT administrators, supporting application development, testing, and training and support teams. The attendee of this webcast will get best practices for architecting the right solution for the IT environment and implementing the Lab Manager software.

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Virtualizing Oracle Database 10g/11g on VMware Infrastructure: Consolidation Solutions With VMware Infrastructure 3 and EMC Celerra NS40 Multi-Protocol Storage

    This paper describes the configuration of three different solutions for virtualizing Oracle database servers on VMware Infrastructure and EMC Celerra storage. These solutions enable enterprises to take a number of their departmental databases and consolidate them on to a smaller number of servers, thereby reducing administrative requirements, simplifying end-user access...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Planning for the Unplanned: Oracle e-Business Suite Disaster Recovery Solution With VMware Site Recovery Manager and EMC CLARiiON Storage

    Off late datacenter is a product of change. Technological progress and business growth have added to the complexity of IT infrastructure with new Operating System (OS), storage, database, and network technologies. As complexity has increased, datacenter uptime has also grown increasingly important for corporations. Even in the event of a...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    VMware Case Study: Lulu.com

    Lulu.com (Lulu) is a digital marketplace that eliminates traditional entry barriers to publishing by enabling content creators to bring their work directly to their audience. The company has approximately 125 employees. Lulu.com (Lulu) wanted to reduce IT costs (human & capital) and deliver fast, reliable, end-to-end business continuity. Lulu.com deployed...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Benefits of Virtualization: Why It's Time for IT to Move Now

    Considering virtualization but hesitant to get started? It's time to make a move. Virtualization provides persuasive benefits for small to medium sized businesses looking to improve responsiveness and customer service, be more agile, increase security and lower costs. That's why Forrester Research predicts that the percentage of SMBs using virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Use of Virtualization Technology With SAP

    For users of core business applications such as SAP ERP and other SAP solutions, upgrading is one of those things that cannot be avoided. As a rule, SAP recommends a three-system landscape consisting of development, testing and production systems, which means that upgrading SAP typically requires upgrading these three different...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4: Essential Deployment Tips

    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 // Feb 2010

    Zebra Visibility Server Software for VMware Infrastructure: Deployment and Technical Considerations Guide

    This paper provides direction to those interested in running Zebra Visibility Server Software (VSS) on VMware vSphere 4. It provides a basic overview of the Zebra VSS architecture as well as describing the value of utilizing the VMware platform to run Zebra VSS. The results of recent testing performed jointly...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Zebra YMS for VMware Infrastructure: Deployment and Technical Considerations Guide

    This paper provides direction to those interested in running the Zebra Yard Management System (YMS) on VMware vSphere 4. It provides a basic overview of the Zebra YMS architecture as well as the value of utilizing the VMware platform to run Zebra YMS. The results of recent testing performed jointly...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    BlackBerry Enterprise Server on VMware Virtual Infrastructure: Deployment?and?Technical?Considerations?Guide?

    This paper provides direction to those interested in running BlackBerry Enterprise Server on VMware Infrastructure 3 or VMware vSphere 4. It provides basic guidance on the architecture of Blackberry Enterprise Server as well as the value of utilizing the VMware platform to provide virtual infrastructure. The paper then provides results...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    PVSCSI Storage Performance

    VMware vSphere 4 offers Paravirtualized SCSI (PVSCSI), a new virtual storage adapter. This paper provides a performance comparison of PVSCSI and LSI Logic. The experiment results show that PVSCSI provides better throughput and lower CPU utilization in virtualized environments where guest applications are very I/O intensive. The experiment results also...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Best Practices for Running VMware vSphere on Network Attached Storage

    The significant presence of Network Filesystem Storage (NFS) in the datacenter today, as well as the lower cost-per-port for IP based Storage, has lead to many people wanting to deploy virtualization environments with Network Attached Storage (NAS) shared storage resources. As virtualization increases adoption, so does the deployment of VMware...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Performance Brief for IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 With VMware ESX 4.0 on HP ProLiant DL380 G6 Server

    By virtualizing the server environment, one can improve server utilization and consolidate servers onto high capacity virtual machines. This allows to reduce the cost to maintain and manage the server infrastructure. Virtualization also allows to migrate data and applications among servers more quickly and efficiently. The VMware ESX 4.0 server...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    How the University of Texas Averted IT Disaster During Hurricane Dolly

    The presenter of this webcast discuss how they used the combination of CA XOsoft and VMware virtualization to implement a cost-effective disaster recovery environment at a remote "Hot site" in Austin, Texas, 400 miles away from their Brownsville campus, and how their solution helped them keep UTB's (University of Texas...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Best Practices for VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4

    VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4 is the premier management and automation solution for IT administrators who need to support application owners, development and QA, training, and support teams. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about best practices for deploying Lab Manager. The attendee will learn best practices for...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    The Benefits of Virtualizing Mission-Critical Applications

    VMware vSphere 4 gives the greater flexibility, performance and control in managing applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, SAP and Oracle. But the network must also be ready to support Tier-1 applications and tight service level requirements. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to maximize performance and...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    VMware TV Series: Introduction to Virtualization

    Virtualization is a proven software technology that is rapidly transforming the IT landscape and fundamentally changing the way people compute. This video webcast, part of the VMware TV Series, provides a basic overview of virtualization solutions from VMware® and explains the technology and products that enable these solutions. In...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Technical Track: Virtualize Your Applications With VMware ThinApp

    VMware ThinApp delivers agentless application virtualization to simplify application deployment, reduce QA time and eliminate application conflicts. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to package applications once and deploy to different OS platforms. The attendee will also learn how to benefit from agentless application virtualization and deliver applications...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Reduce IT Costs With VMware View Composer and EMC Storage Deduplication

    VMware server virtualization has been transformative in significantly driving down costs associated with building, deploying and managing IT assets. Many customers today are looking at virtual desktop solutions as a way to extend those real TCO benefits more broadly by driving down the costs of managing and maintaining a traditional...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    VMware and NetApp Virtualization: The Right Investment for a Tough Economy

    The presenters of this webcast discuss how VMware virtualization can provide the company a competitive cost advantage, and the various ways to reduce costs and gain efficiencies in the datacenter. The attendee will also discover why NetApp is the essential storage platform for VMware, and how NetApp can help to...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Virtualizing Tier 1 Apps on VMware vSphere 4: Exchange, SQL, Oracle, SAP

    Unfortunately, application teams are often reluctant to virtualize their Tier 1 applications. Infrastructure teams can accelerate the adoption of virtualization by demonstrating the value of the VMware vSphere internal cloud for these applications. The presenter of this webcast will show how VMware vSphere can run large, performance sensitive applications such...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    VMware Virtualization: The Right Investment for a Tough Economy

    Now more than ever, IT organizations must find a way to cut costs quickly and dramatically. In this tough economic environment, budgets are being squeezed and IT departments are expected to "Do more with less." Analysts and CIOs agree that virtualization is the most strategic IT investment a company can...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    What's New in VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4

    Want to find out how to benefit from the new features in VMware vCenter Lab Manager 4? The attendee of this webcast will learn more about the new self-service capabilities for application owners, development and QA, training, and support teams, as well as the new administrative features that simplify IT...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    SQL Server Workload Consolidation: VMware ESX 3.5

    Database workloads are very diverse. While most database servers are lightly loaded, larger database workloads can be resource-intensive, exhibiting high I/O rates or consuming large amounts of memory. With improvements in virtualization technology and hardware, even servers running large database workloads run well in virtual machines. Servers running Microsoft's SQL...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Eight Key Ingredients for Building an Internal Cloud - VMware Private Clouds: Providing the Ability to Consume Resources, Regardless of Where They Reside

    IT budgets are tighter than at any time in history. But despite severe budget constraints, user demands are still escalating - as they always will. Business cycle times are shortening with increased global competition; all mission-critical applications and services must provide quick and easy scalability, while accommodating growing application access...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Introducing the VMware vCenter Product Family: What Top Performers Know About Managing Virtualized Environments

    There are more opportunities than ever before to achieve greater efficiency and control of the IT operations with dynamic infrastructure. And managing IT as a service is a critical ingredient to the success. This webcast will help to evolve toward a service-centric management model and reduce the cost and complexity...

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