Virtualization

Find full coverage of virtualization technologies, including reviews, how-tos, best practices, and tips.

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Storwize V3700 Entry Disk

    IT organizations have limited resources but need to stay responsive to dynamic environments and act quickly to consolidate, simplify and optimize their IT infrastructures. The new IBM® Storwize® V3700 system provides a smarter solution that is affordable, easy to use, self-optimizing, and cloud-agile, enabling organizations to overcome storage challenges. The...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Resource Guide: Top 10 Benefits of a Server Refresh

    Even with the increased demands and pressures of today’s business environment, how do you know if it’s really worth the expense to convert your aging server fleet? Read this resource guide to learn the top five tech benefits and top five business benefits to be found by replacing outdated servers...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM System x M4 Servers Deliver Compelling Performance and Energy Efficiency

    The M4 generation of IBM® System x® servers, featuring Intel® E5-2600 processors, brings compelling benefits to datacenters, even where existing servers are a just few generations old. Processor technology has progressed rapidly in the last five years. Not only has the performance of processors improved dramatically, but energy efficiency has...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    IBM Solutions for Cloud and Virtualization in Enterprise Environments

    From accelerated service delivery and resource optimization to reduced costs for IT resources, the business benefits of cloud computing and virtualization have spurred many organizations to consider updating their IT infrastructures. But updating traditional physical resources isn't enough. To support the next generation of virtualized and private cloud applications, IT...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Optimising storage for a highly efficient data

    The enormous volume, velocity and variety of data flooding the enterprise, along with the push for analytics and business intelligence, is creating a massive challenge that is overwhelming traditional storage approaches. As the demand for capacity continues to escalate, companies must be able to effectively and dynamically manage the storage...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Private Clouds Will Use Hybrid Infrastructure- The Role Of Mainframes In Cloud: To Meet The Full Range Of Reliability And Security Needs

    This paper looks at the requirements of the next generation of applications moving to the cloud. The paper discusses cloud customers' desire for a greater infrastructure choice and openness to hybrid infrastructures. The paper concluded shtt hybrid cloud infrastructures are inevitable — particularly for private environments. Hybrid clouds deliver higher...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Solitaire Interglobal-Platform Security Report-Tracked, Hacked, and Attacked

    A new research study, based on real world production data from 79,360 customer sites, “Comparing Virtualization Alternatives – What’s best for your business ?” is now available. The paper reviews quantitative business differentiators between x86, Unix, and System z virtualization technologies.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Web-based, business-class messaging solution for everyone in your organization

    Take the on-premise solutions off-premise. Just as the Internet makes information available whenever, wherever, cloud computing solutions ?which complement your existing IT network ? do the same for business applications. Moving applications ? like messaging and collaboration ? to the cloud frees up floor space, lowers energy consumption, and reduces...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Power your business with IBM Power Systems servers

    In today's business environment, you need to minimize complexity, improve efficiency and scale your IT to meet your business needs. Read this brochure to see how IBM Power Systems? servers can help you lower TCO and improve the resiliency of your infrastructure. IBM Power Systems technology supports efficient virtualization and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Podcast: Is your datacenter ready for cloud computing?

    As you evaluate your datacenter and the future of your IT infrastructure, you may be looking at cloud computing as an option for your IT. Listen to this IBM podcast to: Learn how to evaluate your workloads to determine how you can bestuse cloud computing Discover how cloud as...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Power Systems Express Servers for midsize business brochure

    Mid-sized businesses need systems that are fast, efficient, easy to install and easy to manage in order to compete in today's market. You also need systems that you can afford from a company you can trust. With a range of options from blades, 2-U, 4-U rack and tower systems, IBM...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Power your Planet Executive Brochure - Smarter Systems for a Smarter Planet

    In today's business environment, you need to minimize complexity, improve efficiency and scale your IT to meet your business needs. Read this brochure to see how IBM Power Systems? servers can help you lower TCO and improve the resiliency of your infrastructure. IBM Power Systems technology supports efficient virtualization and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Leverage the IBM Tivoli advantages in storage management

    Despite economic uncertainty, unabated data growth continues. At the same time, organizations are struggling to reduce costs while meeting zero data loss requirements. Read how IBM? Tivoli? storage management solutions have evolved to help organizations not only manage the enormous volume of data, but also optimize performance and reduce expenditures.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Enterprise virtual machine infrastructure on the IBM Cloud:Enhance business agility, cost efficiency and security with cloud computing built for IT professionals

    IT Managers: Reduce costs with enterprise ready environments. Take advantage of easy and flexible onboarding for business-ready virtual servers. Rapidly improve project set up and shorten development times. Find out how.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    IBM Cognos Express Product Demo

    IBM® Cognos® Express is the first and only integrated business intelligence and planning product purpose-built and priced for midsize companies. Watch this video and see how to unlock the silos of data across your company. Learn how to dive deeper and uncover insights, then take action by aligning the right...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Storage Buying Criteria Content Syndication

    If you're researching storage solutions for a small or medium enterprise (SME) you need to look at features, cost, reliability, service and support. Read why IBM's breadth of offerings, ability to offer integrated solutions and commitment to support heterogeneous storage management offer a clear advantage over EMC for SME storage...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Storage Whitepaper

    In this product brief from Enterprise Storage Group, analyst Steve O'Donnell highlights the value of storage virtualization in general and IBM SAN Volume Controller specifically. With real storage virtualization, according to the report, you can improve operational efficiency and drive down costs. And you can do this without sacrificing -...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Security strategy roadmap for cloud computing

    The cloud computing model is being adopted by many organizations because of it's efficiency, performance and cost benefits. But some organizations may be shying away from cloud because of security concerns. Read this data sheet from IBM to learn about services from IBM that can help you secure your cloud...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    IBM Worldwide Study Inside the Midmarket: A 2011 Perspective

    In our increasingly intelligent, instrumented, and interconnected world, midsize businesses are finding new ways to use information and technology to be smarter about how they work, where they invest, and the way they interact with their customers. Smart midsize firms know that aligning business and IT priorities isn't enough. Investment...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    An inside look at DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition

    An Inside Look at DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition - This new software bundle includes a range of tools thit simplifies the acquisition and use of core database features, such as storage optimization, performance optimization, and tooling. With these capabilities in one package, you can simplify the acquisition and use...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Design Guide for Cisco Unity Virtualization

    Virtualization has emerged as a leading trend in the data center. Organizations are embracing the virtualized data center for a variety of reasons, including Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), consolidation, operational efficiency and flexibility, disaster recovery and business continuity, security, and reduced carbon footprint. Cisco is committed to leading the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Virtual Machine Mobility With Vmware VMotion and Cisco Data Center Interconnect Technologies

    VMware has been the industry leader in virtualization technologies for the past decade and has brought to the data center several new features that enable faster and better provisioning of business-critical applications. One of the features is the VMware VMotion' technology that allows virtual machine mobility between two VMware vSphere...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Manufacturer Virtualizes Data Center Apps

    A global company headquartered in Sunnyvale, NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions and is an industry leader in 10 Gb storage. When NetApp's two California data centers outgrew available space and power capacity, the company decided to consolidate them and build two new data centers. The IT team...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    A Virtualized Hosting Service, "Server KASOUKA"

    OGIS-RI was launched in 1992, when OGIS Information Systems Co. Ltd. (established in 1983 with capital from Osaka Gas Co. Ltd.) joined with OGIS Information Systems Research Institute, established in 1985. OGIS-RI wanted to support improved network operational efficiency and reduced costs and help ensure security and reliability of shared...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Service Provider Deploys Cisco Application Delivery Solution to Offer Customers Superior Service

    Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Quality Technology Services (QualityTech) is a full service technology infrastructure company with a national footprint. Quality Technology Services needed load balancing solution that would segment multiple clients in a shared environment and needed an application delivery solution to provide maximum availability and superior throughput. The...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Innovating Existing Data Centers and Greenfield Sites

    Formed in 2005 as part of the Fiat Group, Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) is the driving force behind the group's successful ranges of vehicles, industrial machinery, marine engines, and power generators. Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) wanted to deliver new efficiencies through consolidation and extending virtualization capabilities, while also protecting legacy...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Virtualization, Isolation and Encryption of IP Video Surveillance

    This paper demonstrates how to secure and logically separate an enterprise network to support IP Video Surveillance. The design described in this paper implements the concepts of virtualization, path isolation, and encryption at both branch and campus LAN/WAN. If remote users have a business requirement to view live and archived...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Network Virtualization-Path Isolation Design Guide

    Network virtualization provides multiple solutions to business problems and drivers that range from simple to complex. Simple scenarios include enterprises that want to provide Internet access to visitors (Guest access). The stringent requirement in this case is to allow visitors external Internet access, while simultaneously preventing any possibility of unauthorized...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Transportation Firm Simplifies Data Center Management

    PITT OHIO is always there for its customers. The company provides highly reliable supply chain, ground, less-than-truckload, and truckload services. They faces the challenge of Reduce time and resources for server backups and restorations, establish an integrated foundation for continued virtualization of infrastructure and increase sustainability by developing green strategies...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Global Engineering Services Provider Gets Ready for Unified Fabric With Cisco Nexus

    The Ausenco group is a leading provider of engineering faces the challenge to deliver enterprise applications to remote locations around the world to improve data center availability and disaster recovery and reduce complexity and cost of data center operations, and improve scalability for global expansion. They deployed to consolidate I/O...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Best Practices for Implementing Disaster Recovery Solutions in a VMware Environment $

    Can the organization improve disaster recovery and ensure business continuity for its virtual infrastructure by cutting costs, as well as both enhancing disaster response time and reducing the risk of disaster? The attendee of this webcast will explore the storage requirements for consolidating the VMware environment. An EMC network-based replication...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Deploying Authenticated VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solutions Using EMC Celerra Storage and RSA SecurID

    VMware' s Virtual Desktop Infrastructure helps businesses to control costs, ensure data security, and provide a uniform user experience in desktop environments Because it centralizes data in one location. VDI requires a reliable and cost-effective storage infrastructure that properly backs up and protects the data. The EMC solution for VDI...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Deploying a Virtual Infrastructure for SAP With EMC and VMware Technologies

    This white paper describes technical and business considerations for deploying a virtual infrastructure for SAP landscapes with EMC and VMware technologies. The paper addresses a variety of key considerations for deploying such an infrastructure. Specifically, the paper provides example deployment options for the main layers of the infrastructure, including the...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Automating Storage Capacity and Performance Management

    With a storage decision solution from EMC Consulting, one can leverage business intelligence technology to automate management reporting of storage metrics. As a result, one can not only improve capacity planning, but also increase availability, scalability, and performance. The attendee will learn how to increase availability, scalability, and performance. The...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Increase Efficiencies With Deduplication for Vmware

    By adding EMC deduplication technology to the VMware infrastructure, one can eliminate redundant data to unburden the underlying hardware resources and in turn reduce backup times and increase backup performance in the virtualized environments. The attendee will learn how to leverage data deduplication in the VMware environment. The attendee will...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Deploying IP-based Replication Based on Service Levels With EMC Celerra Replicator $

    With EMC Celerra Replicator, the organization can directly specify recovery service levels to provide efficient, snapshot-based, asynchronous data replication over IP networks - all at an affordable price. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to implement simple and affordable disaster recovery. The attendee will find out how Celerra...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Collaborating on New Usage Models with Intel and VMware

    In this video, Intel and VMware discuss their continued collaboration to deliver the next generation of virtualization. Focused on providing increased virtualization performance, availability, and flexibility, Intel? Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel? VT FlexMigration) built into new into new Intel? micro architecture, is enabling IT to quickly allocate and move resources...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Cloud Computing Brief

    Check out this overview of cloud computing and some things to consider when deciding if it's right for your school.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    NHS EMIS - Intel® Xeon® processors Transform National Healthcare Supplier's Data CentreNHS EMIS - Intel® Xeon® processors Transform National Healthcare Supplier's Data Centre

    EMIS is the UK's leading IT supplier in primary healthcare. As the market segment leader for general practice systems, it is widely acknowledged as being at the forefront of medical informatics. Around 56% of doctors in the UK currently use EMIS software each day. EMIS primary care systems host over...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Nottingham NHS Trust - Intel® vPro™ technology Looks To The Future of IT Support

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest in the UK with an annual budget of more than ?500 million (US $994 million). It's also one of the busiest with 2,000 beds divided between two campuses, Queen's Medical Centre and City Hospital. And as a major teaching trust...

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