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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 // 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

    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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  • 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

    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

    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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  • 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

    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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