White Papers by Topic: Virtualization

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Virtualize with Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers

The document describes some of the challenges organizations are facing and conveys how Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers can help organizations bring day-to-day operations and costs under control. Consolidation project examples that demonstrate potential savings are also included.

Oracle VM Server for SPARC Enabling a Flexible, Efficient IT Infrastructure

Virtualization enables organizations to extract value maximum value from IT assets while creating an infrastructure capable of rapidly adapting to today's dynamic business environment.

New Storage Buying Criteria for Shared Virtual Infrastructure

You can't make the best storage decisions for your business if you're not asking the right questions. This new RFP template makes it easy. It reflects today's IT reality and includes the key criteria to consider so you can position your organization for the future.

The Effect of Virtualization on Networking

Virtualization offers a host of benefits, but it also increases complexity. A new depth of understanding is required, particularly in configuring virtualization hosts to maximize reliability, bandwidth, and ease of management. With proper configuration, virtual servers can enjoy the same basic network resources as physical servers did in days gone by. InfoWorld contributing editor Paul Venezia, who has configured dozens of hosts and networks to support virtualization, provides the guidance you need.

E-Mail Servers and Virtualization

Learn how virtualizing production e-mail servers can lower costs, improve management, and offer better resiliency to meet the business and technical needs of your organization.

Databasement Builds Portfolio of Service Offerings on NetApp Service-Oriented Infrastructure

Learn how a customer built its multi-vendor data center architecture to reduce TCO, manage data growth and meet service level agreements.

Backup and Disaster Recovery eGuide

As the digital universe grows beyond imagination, enterprise IT executives face the daunting task of keeping their little pieces of it backed up and recoverable. They must keep on their toes - this exercise isn't to be done once and forgotten. As the company evolves, adding different types of data to its stockpiles and becoming increasingly virtual, so too must its backup and disaster recovery strategy. In these articles, Network World and its sister publications CIO, Computerworld, CSO and InfoWorld lay down the groundwork and explore the latest tips and technologies for no-fail corporate data backup and disaster recovery.

NetApp And VMware vSphere Storage Best Practices

NetApp technology enables companies to extend their virtual infrastructures to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization. NetApp unified storage platforms provide industry-leading technologies in the areas of storage efficiencies, instantaneous virtual machine and datastore cloning for virtual servers and virtual desktops, and virtual data-center backup and business-continuance solutions.

Storage Infrastructure Considerations in a Virtual Server Environment

his Gartner research indicates which storage considerations need to be taken into account by an IT manager when starting server virtualization projects or improving the productivity of existing server-virtualized environments. It also highlights what can and cannot be achieved with today's storage technologies and solutions.

Tucson Electric Power Saves with Server and Storage Virtualization

Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at customer Tucson Electric Power, almost 90% of servers are virtual, 100% of daily backups can be performed within a 24-hour window, disaster preparedness is greatly improved, regulatory requirements are met, and the IT infrastructure is ready for the future. Download this report to learn more.

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