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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat SSL Visibility

    To be secure against targeted attacks, organizations need complete visibility into the SSL traffic coming across the WAN. Discover the risks posed by the use of SSL encryption, and the products that can help you defend your business.

    Provided By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012

    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is poised to be the cornerstone of today’s more modern, scalable and functionally advanced IT environment. Getting the maximum benefit from the operating system starts with having a clear understanding of all the potential advantages Windows Server 2012 can provide. Download this CIO Guide to learn...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Canonical 3 Minute Demo

    In this demo, Juju is used to deploy WebSphere, SugarCRM, Hadoop and more, in a matter of minutes on the IBM POWER8.

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Ubuntu Demo – POWER8 Launch Event (feat. Mark Shuttleworth)

    The right IT infrastructure choices are critical to business success, more so than ever before. Mobile, social, cloud, big data and analytics are fueling an explosion of data, and spawning new workloads and business models that are putting unprecedented demands on our IT environments. In this changed world the expectations...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CSO: Safeguarding the Next-Generation Data Centre

    Read this research-based white paper to learn how to build a security solution that addresses the full spectrum of challenges a hybrid data centre faces when securing physical, virtual and cloud environments.

    Provided By Intel Security

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Is your server security system leaving you hanging in the cloud?

    Are you in need of a server security system that can protect your cloud servers, as well as physical and virtual environments? The new McAfee Server Security Suite can.

    Provided By Intel Security

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    McAfee on Top

    AV-TEST performed a comparative review of three leading Endpoint Protection solutions to determine how they fared on proactively protecting against kernel-mode and MBR rootkits, the so called "day zero attacks". Once again, McAfee achieved the highest scores.

    Provided By Intel Security

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    A Buyers Guide to Endpoint Protection Platforms

    Endpoint protection platforms offer a diverse array of features. Leading analyst firm Gartner produced a comprehensive guide to help you pinpoint the solution which best prioritize their requirements to address the needs of your specific business, technical and regulatory environment.

    Provided By Intel Security

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Get the data to meet a wide variety of tuning needs and the tools to mine the data and assess next steps. Powerful analysis lets you sort, filter, and visualize results on...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Video: HP 5400R Switch Series

    Watch this three minute video about the key features and benefits of the HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blog: Infonetics Research on How HP is Best Positioned to Take on Cisco

    Infonetics Research’s report titled “Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey” provides insight on IT decision makers opinions about switch vendors, factors considered during product evaluation, and deployment plans. The results of the survey showed HP making a strong showing in enterprises that are evaluating...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    HP Powers Test Equipment for The Technology Revolution

    Read what the Director of IT Infrastructure at Teradyne has to say about HP’s solutions for his company. Teradyne is a leader in the field of automatic test equipment, with business lines that develop test solutions for wireless products, semiconductors and systems. HP is the sponsor of this material....

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Osterman: Why a New Business Model is needed for SSL Certificates

    This Osterman research paper discusses why there are three fundamental problems with the current state of SSL; SSL is underutilised as a way to increase security and business, there have been numerous security breaches, the current certificate acquisition model is fuelling the problem and focuses on why a new business...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services

    Researchers predict cloud security will become one of the primary drivers for adopting cloud computing. The Gartner Global IT Council for Cloud Services Report revealed that over 50% companies cited security as their top concern for transitioning to the cloud.This paper will discuss what part of the shared responsibility equation...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Evolving Data Centres: Defending Against Data Breach Attacks

    Enterprises transform IT structures to include virtualisation and cloud computing because they reduce company costs and optimise resource utilisation. Adopting these new platforms, however, opens new windows of exposure that attackers may leverage in data breach attacks.

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    NSS Lab Comparative Analysis Report (Security Effectiveness)

    Implementation of breach detection systems (BDS) can be a complex process with multiple factors affecting the overall security effectiveness of the solution. These should be considered over the course of the useful life of the solution, and include Detection rate and Device stability and reliability. In order to determine the...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mitigating Targeted Attacks Requires Integrated Solutions

    Despite increased awareness and focus on defending against targeted attacks from both business and security leaders, organisations continue to be breached and suffer the consequences. Many of today’s security investments are simply not aligned to defend against these targeted threat vectors. Advanced threat detection and response should not be a...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Harvard Business Review: Using Frameworks to Defend Against Cyber Attacks

    IT and Business Managers are scared of targeted attacks on their data and systems, but the fact that senior decision makers are unsure or sceptical of the exact business risks and impacts of such attacks makes it harder to secure funding to be prepared and fight them.

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • Research // Sep 2014

    効果的なサーバー変更管理の秘けつ

    変更管理において主導権を握ることはきわめて重要です。許容できる変更関連インシデント発生率を達成しているのは、IT組織のうちわずか23%に過ぎません。 HPの新しい電子ブックでは、不適切なサーバー変更管理に起因するインシデント発生件数を大幅に削減する方法をご紹介しています。ぜひダウンロードしてご一読ください。

    Provided By HP

  • Research // Sep 2014

    Secrets of Effective Server Change Management - Japanese

    Take control of change. Only 23% of IT organizations have an acceptable change-related incident rate. Download HP’s new eBook and learn how to dramatically decrease the number of incidents caused by poor server change management.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Process Powered Change Management - Japanese

    Deliver change with accuracy and speed. This new infographic shows how companies have achieved 50% improvement in speed and accuracy with server change management. Get more facts and insights by downloading the infographic now.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Disposing of Digital Debris: Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action

    Read this report from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to learn how to reduce costs and increase performance by disposing of digital debris.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Testing Times for Ecommerce

    For development organizations to remain competitive, their developers and testers require an enterprise-class solution that delivers automated software application performance and load testing. In this whitepaper, learn how to deliver realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies, including front and back-office systems, by simulating loads and network speeds for...

    Provided By Micro Focus

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Three Ways to Achieve Fast and Affordable IT in an Always-On World

    In this new era, your IT organization needs to meet strict service level agreements (SLAs) while containing the costs of IT operations. This is a difficult proposition. How can you ensure availability, increase performance, and boost ROI all at the same time? In short, you need a comprehensive virtualization...

    Provided By VMware APAC

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Is "Scalable Blade" an Oxymoron?

    Blade servers solved the problem of density for businesses, but they did so with compromises that limited their appeal for many applications. As complexity of both applications and environments grew, blade infrastructures were limited in their effectiveness for the task. Customers were relegated to lower-density rack servers for their more...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Accelerate application performance, scalability, and reliability

    Intel Parallel Studio XE 2015 is an advanced, comprehensive tool suite that simplifies debugging and tuning, and speeds development. Available in C, C ++, and FORTRAN. Speed time to market: Composer Edition: Includes industry-leading compilers and libraries that are optimized for creating fast parallel code. Professional Edition: Everything in...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    It’s no secret that today’s unprecedented data growth, datacenter consolidation and server virtualization are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. Read the five strategies for modern data protection that will not only help solve your current data management challenges but also ensure that you’re poised to meet...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    ESG Lab Validation Report - Best Practices for Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery

    In recent ESG research, more than three-quarters (77%) of respondents reported that they were currently using server virtualization. More often IT organizations struggle to find the best methods for protecting virtual and physical machines. This ESG Lab Validation report looks at achieving best practices for virtual machine backup and recovery...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Migration Away From Windows XP: the Imperative for Change

    As many of you already know, support for Windows XP is coming to an end – but what does this really mean for your organization? Read this exclusive white paper to prepare for the end of Windows XP support.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Unrivalled Cloud Stories

    See how IT leaders in public and private sector organisations across Europe are delivering transformational results by building on the virtualization investments they’ve already made. Read more...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Practitioner’s Guide to the VMware vCloud Suite: Top Five Questions

    This paper gives an overview of the editions, and addresses the top five questions asked by practitioners who want to better understand and effectively use the capabilities of vCloud Suite. Read more...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    See The Next Evolution Of Virtualization In Action

    Thinking about virtualizing your data centre to achieve new cost savings and agility benefits? Then take a closer look at the amazing management and performance advantages that only vSphere with Operations Management delivers. Read more...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Promise Healthcare Case Study

    Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    NGFW Critical to SMB Network

    In today's sophisticated and rapidly changing threat landscape, traditional firewall could be increasing your security risks rather than alleviating them. Next-Generation Firewalls dramatically improve protection over traditional firewalls.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Beyond Next Gen Firewalls

    This ebook explains the differences in stateful firewalls and next generation firewalls, while giving you resources and other research to help you find the best defense against cyberattacks.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Why Threat Intelligence is Critical for Next Generation Firewalls

    A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Overcoming Exploits that Use Advanced Evasion Techniques and SSL Encryption

    To defend against today’s advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    What to Look For When Evaluating NGFW

    This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Reducing the Complexity of Virtualization for Small and Midsized Businessess

    Because small and midsized businesses are often faced with more modest IT resources, challenges deploying and managing virtualization, as well as executing critical IT management tasks that enhance uptime and network security, typical Enterprise-grade virtualization solutions may seem out of reach. This paper provides an overview of VMware® Go Pro™,...

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Introduction to ESXi

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

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

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 QuickStart Series Part 2: Using Recovery Plans For Disaster Recovery and Site Migration

    VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) is the market-leading disaster recovery product that complements VMware vSphere® to ensure the simplest and most reliable disaster protection for all virtualized applications. In this second session in a two-part series, we will discuss configuring recover plans, testing failover, executing planned migrations, reporting and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (2): Realizing the Full Benefits of VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how to increase the value you can get from vSphere with Operations Management and your VMware virtualized environment from VMware.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Protecting the Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2010 Environment

    Since its debut in 1996, Trend Micro Scan Mail for Microsoft Exchange has seen many changes in email threats and scanning technologies. Scan Mail scanning software has always provided customers with a high-performance, low-administration solution that effectively keeps critical organizational email free of unwanted and malicious content in the face...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    Introduction to Virtualization

    This video webcast is designed to help those with little to no virtualization experience understand why virtualization and VMware are so important to driving down both capital and operational costs. The session will start with the introduction of the key concepts and technologies of virtualization, introduce the vSphere Hypervisor, and...

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // Feb 2012

    eBook "Real-World Virtualization for Your Business"

    Small and midsize firms virtualize IT infrastructure to meet real-world challenges: simplifying operations to focus on business issues, speeding up application rollouts to get more done, safeguarding data and operations to stay open and productive, and saving money for the bottom line. It's a new way to think about IT...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    The Hidden Truth About Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications

    This IDG whitepaper highlights key findings based on the Quickpoll Survey conducted with more than 300 Enterprise and Commercial IT decision makers worldwide about the state of their virtualization of business critical applications. This paper answers such questions as: What drivers are pushing companies to extend virtualization beyond servers? and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Automating Infrastructure and Operations Management with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

    IT management must change. Traditional tools and processes designed for siloed, static physical infrastructures don't provide the automation and control needed for inherently dynamic virtualized and cloud infrastructures. By building management directly into the VMware vSphere? platform, we've already transformed the way you manage your infrastructure. The next step is...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 3: Management with VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

    Provided By VMware

  • 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...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    New Performance Enhancements in VMware vSphere 4

    VMware vSphere 4 includes key changes that will enhance the scalability, efficiency and performance maximums as compared to previous versions of VMware Infrastructure. The presenter explains these features in detail and includes benchmark data on enterprise applications that highlight performance gains.

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Improve Virtualization Management With VMware vCenter Server 4

    VMware vCenter Server 4 introduces several new capabilities that maximize operational efficiency and enable large scale management and monitoring of VMware vSphere 4 environments. The presenter of this webcast discusses how vCenter Server simplifies day-to-day operations, making virtualized environments easier to control and administer. This webcast also includes a deep-dive...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Trend Watch: Mission-Critical x86 - Presented by Gabriel Consulting Group

    Increasingly, IT organizations are moving mission critical workloads onto virtualized x86 platforms. The emergence of highly sophisticated x86 virtualization mechanisms and advances in x86 system and storage technology are leading companies to consolidate important workloads onto resilient x86 platforms. The attendee will learn how X86 systems playing a more strategic...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Customer Spotlight: City of San Diego Uses Virtualization for Consolidation and Application Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how the City of San Diego, California is using VMware virtualization solutions to consolidate servers and make application deployment easier while increasing productivity and easing the IT budget. The attendee will find out how virtualization optimizes existing IT infrastructure and reduces IT power,...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Reduce Costs and Increase Agility for SAP Applications With VMware and Novell

    The attendee of this webcast will hear about the benefits of running SAP solutions on SUSE Linux Enterprise as virtualized workloads. SAP environments based on Novell and VMware platforms are fully certified and supported by SAP - which makes migrating from expensive proprietary UNIX environments to industry-standard servers and SUSE...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    SQL Server Consolidation on VMware

    Many IT departments have a large and growing number of SQL Server instances in production, offering a great opportunity for consolidation and cost reduction. VMware offers a dynamic, highly available platform that is particularly well suited to consolidating SQL instances and achieving fast and simple consolidation by preserving configuration and...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real-time Analytics and Automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mold a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. This product brief highlights key findings of...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Real-World Virtualization for Your Business

    Small and midsize firms virtualize IT infrastructure to meet real-world challenges: simplifying operations to focus on business issues, speeding up application rollouts to get more done, safeguarding data and operations to stay open and productive, and saving money for the bottom line. It's a new way to think about IT?and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Real World Advantage: Virtualization Solutions for Growing Companies

    How can you deliver the improved performance that the business--and your boss--demand? The smart answer is to virtualize and do more with servers you already own! VMware® proven virtualization solutions are making a real difference in the way growing companies are solving their real-world IT challenges, including budget constraints, demanding users and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Accelerating Server Consolidation in the Branch Office

    Businesses looking to leverage server resources and save costs have increasingly turned to virtualization to consolidate their IT infrastructure while enabling greater flexibility. While the cost saving benefits of consolidation are clear, many businesses are leery of going down this path because of the potential performance hit their users in...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Saving Your Servers from Disaster Using VMware Virtualization.

    In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key features of virtualization?specifically VMware virtualization solutions?that help defend your datacenter against disaster. Virtualization offers hardware independence?a huge time saver in recovering from a disaster. In addition to this core capability, virtualization provides several other ways to protect your...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Leveraging real-time analytics and automation

    Traditional approaches to infrastructure operations management are incapable of keeping up with highly dynamic virtual environments. VMware announced an extension of its management solutions aimed at simplifying and helping to mould a new operations model of virtual and cloud environments called vCenter Operations. As organisations continue to adopt new management...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Rigel Capital, LLC

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Ryerson University

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

    Provided By VMware

  • 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...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    MYTRAK Health System Inc. and Fusepoint Managed Services

    MYTRAK Health System is a health and wellness company delivering solutions that engage people to get fit, stay fit, and make better choices in their day-to-day lives. MYTRAK Health System wanted to support over a million users at 4,000 separate health clubs with a highly available, scalable, and cost-effective fitness...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: Newcastle College

    Newcastle College Group is a 175m business which brings together over 40,000 learners, over 3,800 staff, across three divisions at over 100 sites, to form one of the largest educational, training, and employability organisations in the UK. Newcastle College wanted to quickly deploy a standardized, centralized IT infrastructure following multiple...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    NTUC Takes a First Step Towards Utility Computing Future With VMware Virtual Infrastructure, Saves Millions While Enhancing Service

    The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) is Singapore's largest a federation of trade unions, consisting of more than sixty unions, nine cooperatives, and six affiliated organizations. The IT department, which had not increased in team size, was responsible for 46 servers and more than 1,000 users from 29 organizations. The...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: The Brand Felt Limited

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: Threadneedle

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    VMware Case Study: TBZ - The Original

    Established in 1864 and headquartered in Mumbai, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri - The Original (TBZ) is a retailer of quality jewellery throughout India. It operates 15 locations across the country and employs 950 staff. TBZ wanted to consolidate a distributed server architecture to a central location to reduce management load while...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Tridel Corporation

    Over the past 70 years, Tridel has built more than 65,000 homes, becoming Canada's top builder of condominium communities. Tridel wanted to reduce the number of physical hosts to save energy and eliminate systems shutdowns from an overtaxed UPS. Tridel deployed VMware Infrastructure 3 which enabled a 3-to-1 server consolidation...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Magic Quadrant for X86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure

    Virtualization of x86 architecture servers has been an extremely dynamic market (and a major trend) since VMware introduced its server products in 2001. For several years, competition was very limited. However, since 2006 (with the first commercial versions of Xen) and 2008 (with the release of Microsoft's Hyper-V), very viable...

    Provided By VMware

  • 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...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Wright State University

    Wright State University (WSU) is a public university located in Dayton, Ohio. Serving nearly 17,000 students, the University offers more than 100 undergraduate and 50 Ph.D., graduate, and professional degrees. WSU wanted to consolidate servers and transition beyond limitations of physical IT infrastructure. WSU deployed VMware technology which creates a...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: XM Canada

    XM Canada is the leading provider of audio entertainment services. The company provides subscription-based satellite radio service and online streaming to mobile and Internet devices for more than half a million subscribers throughout Canada. XM Canada is the leading provider of audio entertainment services. XM Canada wanted to reduce IT...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Standard Bank

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

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

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

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

    Provided By VMware