White Papers by Topic: Virtualization

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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.

Strategies for Cloud Storage, Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

In this new eBook: Strategies for Cloud Storage, Data Protection and Disaster Recovery, IT author and strategist, Don Jones, examines the new approaches and capabilities offered by cloud storage and cloud-based data protection solutions.

Optimizing Performance in Virtual Infrastructures

Many IT administrators have already learned the hard way that managing the performance and availability of services built on virtualization technologies can be difficult, if not impossible at times. All too often, early adopters of virtualization have struggled with limited technology features and stability constraints, while learning new ways to effectively manage capacity requirements. Fortunately, some platforms now offer clustering solutions that are mature enough to automate the balancing of workloads across physical resources. When combined with disciplined capacity planning and sound deployment configurations, it is possible to achieve fast, scalable, and highly available IT services using virtualization platforms.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers

Compare and contrast the features and functionality of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with other industry virtualization options. See why Red Hat virtualization is a smart choice, for those who want to do more and save more.

Red Had Enterprise Linux has Best TCO on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Save on operating costs, management, and energy expenditure with a smaller IT footprint. Consolidate your datacenter workload with Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

Developing a Dynamic Real Time IT Infrastructure with Red Hat

Red Hat tested the performance and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization on real-world workloads- and got results near or better than bare metal.

Virtualization keys 'radical' infrastructure streamlining

The $3 billion Independent Bank of Michigan unleashed a potent combination of server, desktop and application virtualization. The result is a radically streamlined IT infrastructure that is not only less expensive to run, but also is more flexible and agile, allowing the bank to keep up with the ever-shifting dynamics of business today.

Out with the old, in with the 'new normal'

The old standards in IT, marked by costly, inflexible infrastructures, just don’t work in today’s hyper-demanding and dynamic business world. It’s time for a 'new normal' marked by lower costs, user self-service, streamlined processes, better security and increased flexibility. Underlying it all is a fresh approach to virtualization.

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