Virtualization

Business are reaping the rewards of faster, simplified and efficient infrastructures through virtualization.

  • 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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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    SAP Performance on vSphere With IBM DB2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise

    VMware vSphere 4.1 provides private cloud technology to IT organizations looking to save money on hardware costs, offer their companies a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, and guarantee uptime while maintaining and upgrading their software applications and infrastructure. This paper shows how a virtualized SAP environment with IBM DB2 and SUSE Linux...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Configuring and Troubleshooting N-Port ID Virtualization

    N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) is an ANSI T11 standard that describes how a single Fibre Channel HBA port can register with the fabric using several Worldwide Port Names (WWPNs). This allows a fabric-attached N-port to claim multiple fabric addresses. Each address appears as a unique entity on the Fibre Channel...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Virtualization Helps OCLC Maintain the IT Infrastructure That Keeps the World's Libraries Connected

    OCLC also offers services for Cataloging, Collection Management, Resource Sharing and Reference, and much more. Historically, that infrastructure had been composed mostly of physical servers, but OCLC started to feel the limitations of this approach as it experienced growth and expanded its service offerings. OCLC wanted to be able to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    VMware Case Study: Ohio Department of Commerce

    The Ohio Department of Commerce is one of the state's chief regulatory agencies. The department has nine different divisions that focus on areas such as financial institutions, liquor control, labor and worker safety, real estate & professional licensing, industrial compliance, securities, state fire marshal, and unclaimed funds. Physical IT infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Ohio Education Computer Network (OECN)

    The Ohio Education Network (OECN) provides IT services to 23 Information Technology Centers (ITC's) that serve seven large urban school districts within Ohio. OECN wanted to provide disaster recovery for distributed educational datacenters throughout the state. OECN deployed VMware Infrastructure 3 which creates a scalable virtual infrastructure for datacenters that...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Ohio Mutual Insurance Group

    The Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG), based in Bucyrus Ohio, partners with over 300 Independent Insurance Agencies to distribute quality property and casualty insurance offerings throughout Ohio, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Indiana. OMIG wanted to consolidate physical servers in data center while enhancing performance and availability of applications and without...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    VMware & Intel Provide Better Reliability for Critical Shipping Applications

    Founded in 1988 and based in Portland, Oregon, OIA Global Logistics (OIA) has successfully expanded from a traditional freight forwarder into a full service international logistics and supply chain management provider. OIA wanted to move away from physical server environment for mission-critical business applications. VMware and Intel are building the...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    VMware Case Study: Oklahoma Arthritis Center

    Located in Edrrond, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Arthritis Center (OAC) is a completely self-contained medical practice offering in-house MRI, X-ray, ultrasound, DEXA, and in-house laboratory services. OAC wanted to virtualize Tier 1 medical applications at small health care provider. OAC deployed VMware vSphere creates a virtual platform that brings performance gains and...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    OmnicomMediaGroup Avoids Data Center Crunch With Virtualization

    OmnicomMediaGroup (OMG) is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC), the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company, providing services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. OmnicomMediaGroup wanted finite space within data center requires new approach to IT infrastructure. VMware and Intel technology...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    VMware and Intel - Powered Cloud Computing Enables Superior Service

    Opus Interactive (Opus) is a leading managed services provider based in Portland, Oregon. The company manages its own state-of-the-art data center and continues to invest in best-of-breed technologies to ensure that it can accommodate any mission-critical hosting need. Opus wanted to provide clients with business hosting services requires a flexible,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    VMware and Intel Technology Provide Flexibility and Agility for Business Infrastructure

    Opus Interactive (Opus) is a leading managed services provider based in Portland, Oregon. In addition to providing managed hosting services for businesses and individuals, Opus specializes in providing agency hosting services for advertising, marketing and other digital service agencies. To ensure that it can make good on this promise, Opus...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: Orbis Financial Corporation Ltd

    Founded in 2005, Orbis Financial Corporation Ltd is the first privately-owned custodial services provider in India. Orbis Financial Corporation wanted to implement an infrastructure that delivers high reliability and performance for key internal and external systems to enable Orbis Financial Corporation to compete effectively as the first privately-owned custodial services...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Pechanga Resort and Casino

    Located in Southern California, the Pechanga Resort and Casino (Pechanga) employs approximately 4,200 people and features a 188,000 square foot casino floor and more than 3,600 state of the art slot machines amongst other amenities. Pechanga wanted to reduce time required for rolling out new systems. Pechanga deployed VMware Infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Peerless Clothing

    Founded in 1919, and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Peerless Clothing (Peerless) is the largest supplier of Canadian made and imported men's tailored clothing to almost every major department and specialty store retailer in the United States. Peerless wanted to increase scalability of IT infrastructure without adding headcount. VMware technology creates...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: United Bank and Trust

    Founded in 1860, United Bank and Trust (United) is an independent community bank offering personal banking, business banking and wealth management services to customers in southern Michigan. United Bank and Trust wanted to upgrade IT infrastructure and create a cost-efficient virtualized IT environment. United Bank and Trust deployed VMware Infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: United States Army - III Corps

    The III Corps (Third Corps) is a branch of the United States Army headquartered in Fort Hood, Texas whose primary mission is to train, mobilize, and deploy forces for counteroffensive combat operations. The III Corps (Third Corps) wanted to create a flexible, lightweight, IT infrastructure that can be easily administered...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    University Hospital With a 21st Century IT Infrastructure

    The University Hospital Leipzig, located in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is part of one of the oldest universities in Europe. The University Hospital Leipzig wanted to move critical applications off of aging physical hardware. The University Hospital Leipzig deployed VMware and Intel technology which creates a...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: The University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta is recognized as one of the premier teaching and research intensive institutions in the world, an incubator of creative research and groundbreaking discovery. The University of Alberta wanted cost efficient, conflict-free, secure application deployment to over 1,500 student desktops at more than 47 public workstation sties...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Florida

    The University of Florida (UF) is the state's largest university and the nation's fifth largest university. The University of Florida (UF) wanted to reduce physical server infrastructure and improve cost efficiency of hosting applications. The University of Florida (UF) implemented virtualization to consolidate servers, redistribute excess capacity, and improve application...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Greenwich

    Awarded university status in 1992, the University of Greenwich is responsible for 8.000 students worldwide. The university also collaborates with colleges across the world including in Trinidad, Hong Kong and Singapore. University of Greenwich wanted to enable increased and more effective remote access to IT resources and to reduce IT...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualization Transforms IT at Leading European University

    The University of Munster is one of Germany's largest institutions of higher education, with more than 38,000 students spread amongst 15 different departments. The University of Munster wanted to transition from a physical IT infrastructure to a virtual IT infrastructure within an academic environment. VMware and Intel technology creates a...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: University of Toledo

    The University of Toledo (UT) is one of 13 state universities in Ohio. Originally founded in 1872, the university now serves more than 22,000 students. Desktop environment within university setting can be resource intensive for IT to manage and provides limited accessibility for students. VMware View creates a virtual desktop...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Delivers Capacity Savings to One of America's Great Universities

    The University of Wisconsin - Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. The University of Wisconsin - Madison wanted to gain greater control over the virtualized environment and maximize the performance of virtual machines. VMware vSphere 4 has significantly streamlined the day-to-day tasks involved with managing...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: uptime Software

    uptime software provides systems management tools that allow its Fortune 1000 clients to make the most of their IT infrastructures. uptime software wanted to provide customers with world-class service while containing costs and server sprawl in a heterogeneous data center. VMware software increases IT muscle and simplifies systems management to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: Vertex Software

    Established in 1996, Vertex Software Pvt Ltd provides software testing and development, mobile technology development, content management and SAP-specific services. Vertex Software Pvt Ltd wanted to consolidate a disparate test and staging environment running on 100 desktop-class machines distributed across three floors while improving availability and manageability and reducing facilities...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: ViaHealth / Rochester General Hospital

    ViaHealth is a family of health care providers serving the greater Rochester, New York area through facilities such as Rochester General Hospital. ViaHealth wanted to increase reliability and availability of mission-critical applications within healthcare organization. ViaHealth deployed VMware Infrastructure 3 which simplifies IT administration and provides greater control over computing...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    VMware Case Study: The Virginia Community College System

    The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) oversees 23 colleges on 40 campuses located throughout the state of Virginia. The system serves nearly 250,000 students every year. Power and cooling capabilities of existing data center are maxed out. VCCS deployed VMware and Intel technology which creates a platform for a virtual...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Powering the Cloud with AMD Opteron? Processors

    Gartner and IDC list cloud computing as a top IT trend for 2010. The foundation of cloud computing is a scale-out server cluster that uses economies of scale to provide computing services to the user. Cloud services include the delivery of applications, platforms, and infrastructure. Co-Sponsored by:

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Video: "Taking a Seat at the Executive Table: The Reality of Virtualization"

    This year, for the first time, the number of virtual machines is on track to exceed the number of physical machines shipped. The reasons are clear -- data center cost reduction and greater agility. But, like any new, strategic technology, virtualization also transforms the way IT goes about its day-to-day...

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  • Videos // Apr 2011

    Mission Critical Integrity Servers (Superdome) Martin Fink Video

    In this video, Martin Fink, SVP and GM of HP Business Critical Systems, introduces the new line-up of Mission Critical HP Integrity systems for the converged infrastructure. See how the Common Modular Infrastructure, allows you to provision & scale resources to support any workload requirements within your Mission-critical needs.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Broadcast more high definition content solution brief

    Like so many industries, broadcast and production companies have more digital assets with video, images, and graphics than ever before. To support your changing application and business requirements, you can use HP X9000 Network Storage Systems powered by Intel? Xeon? processors . This storage solution will allow you to control...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Transition to high-definition broadcasting: HP and Omnibus solution brief

    As a company operating in the communications industry, you are dealing with an increasing amount of high-definition content and 3-D production?having a modern content repository is critical to your company's continued success. Whether you are a traditional broadcaster interested in launching new channels and service, or you are in a...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Scale-out storage in the content driven enterprise

    Download this IDC Whitepaper to learn more about how the continued expansion of file-based, business-critical information within extended enterprise is changing the storage dynamic in a wide rage of industries and organizations. The explosion in content depot creation and expansion with its unique use and retention requirements is driving the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Lab Validation Report: HP X9000 Network Storage Systems powered by Intel® Xeon® processors Scale-Out NAS Performance

    The HP X9000 Network Storage Systems powered by Intel® Xeon® processors are scale-out NAS solutions configured in failover clusters using industry-standard HP servers and storage with the IBRIX Fusion segmented file system pre-configured. This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of the performance scalability of the HP...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    ESG Lab Validation Report: HP X9000 Network Storage Systems?Scale Out NAS Performance

    This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of the performance scalability of the HPX9000 Network Storage Systems powered by Intel? Xeon? processors. The HP X9000 Network Storage Systems are scale-out NAS solutions configured in failover clusters ("couplets") using industry-standard HP servers and storage with the IBRIX Fusion...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Scripps Networks finds a fit Case Study

    In 2005, Scripps Networks undertook a five-year initiative to roll out media asset management across the enterprise. Scripps Networks needed?to store, manage, and process graphics, video, and still imagery in multiple file formats and found the right solution in HP StorageWorks X9000 File Serving Software. This storage solution provided an...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    HP + Intel 3PAR Storage: Tailor-Made for Virtual Infrastructures

    Taneja Group's recent survey on virtual server storage practices revealed users of virtual infrastructure are facing some significant storage capacity, performance, provisioning and management issues. Taken together, these considerably drive up the cost and risk of virtual server deployments. Fortunately, innovative storage vendors like HP are helping users to overcome...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Evaluator Group: HP's Converged Storage (A Vision for Emerging Customer Requirements)

    HP and Intel are building a multifaceted storage product portfolio with a common foundation that will enable the integration of server and storage into Converged Systems. The most desirable storage solution technologies are represented including virtualization, data deduplication, automated tiering, multi-protocol I/O, and performance at scale. HP has one a...

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