White Papers by Topic: Virtualization

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Virtualization: Taking the Fast Track to Business Efficiency

Dell ProConsult Services, Data Center Optimization Services, and Education Services can help streamline the transition to a virtualized infrastructure.

How Desktop Virtualization Changes the Game for IT

Desktop virtualization packs a value wallop including simpler management, vastly improved security, and a snappier user experience. Click here to read what Gordon Payne, SVP at Citrix, has to say.

Virtualization 2.0: The Desktop Revolution

With desktop virtualization, Bechtel delivers a totally consistent user experience to thousands of mobile workers along with vastly better security, management, and agility. This IDG eZine is your field guide to the new world of desktop virtualization.

Counting Up the End User Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

From improved performance and self-service apps to greater mobility, there’s plenty for end users to like about desktop virtualization.  As Gordon Payne, SVP at Citrix, explains here, it all adds up increased user productivity and the “consumerization” of IT.

Supercharge Your End Users with Desktop Virtualization

The Univ. of Texas Medical Branch unearthed a hidden benefit of desktop virtualization, namely a speedy recovery after a calamitous  hurricane strike. This IDG eZine explores this and many other user benefits of desktop virtualization.

Best Practices for Optimizing Performance and Availability 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.

Capacity Management in VMWare Virtualized Infrastructures

VMware's virtualization capabilities have been deployed in an array of organizations around the world, and for good reason: they have helped many organizations significantly optimize the performance of their infrastructure. This white paper offers a detailed look at the challenges of capacity management in virtualized infrastructures, and it offers a wealth of practical insights into addressing these challenges and setting the stage for successful VMware deployments.

NetApp Storage Best Practices for Microsoft Virtualization

This technical report (TR) provides guidelines and best practices for integrated architectures and implementations of Microsoft® Hyper-V with NetApp® storage solutions. The NetApp technologies discussed in this technical report are important to achieving an integrated storage solution that is cost effective, operationally efficient, flexible, and environment friendly.

Best Practices: Application Performance Management – Java and .NET

In this fourth and final part of the APM series, learn about Java and .NET application performance management, performance management instrumentation and effective APM methodologies in Java and .NET environments.

The approach to monitoring complex Java and .NET applications

Looking to gain key strategies for monitoring complex Java and .NET applications?

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