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Get the Facts: LTO Tape Reliability Saves

Don't listen to the hype. Tape remains the most reliable storage solutions available. Find out the truth about backups and why disk and tape play key roles in the storage hierarchy.

Top 5 Use Cases for Moving to Hybrid Cloud Solution

Cloud computing offers compelling benefits for IT and the business to gain on-demand access to IT resources for new application development as well as for running existing applications.

Moving to Hybrid Cloud: Top 5 Considerations

Here are the top five considerations to keep in mind as you begin evaluating hybrid cloud for your workloads.

Tech Tips: Getting Started with VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

From choosing the right service offering to migrating your workloads and administering resources, reference these tips as you extend your data center to the cloud.

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ is a secure, dedicated hybrid cloud service operated by VMware, built on the trusted foundation of VMware vSphere®.

Ebook: A Guide to Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud allows you to augment your internal data center resources, providing a flexible and cost-effective solution for a variety of use cases. This eBook presents an inside-out approach for extending your data center to the cloud.

Aberdeen report: Operational Intelligence

Through an efficient combination of internal capability and utilizing appropriate Business Intelligence (BI) and decision support technologies, Best-in-Class companies are able to achieve superior performance in sales management, customer serivce and financial efficiency. This report is based on feedback from 260 end-user organizations globally.

Use Cases: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

Many VMware customers running Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 are already taking advantage of the benefits offered by virtualization to improve their organization's messaging capabilities and effectiveness. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes a number of enhancements in areas such as availability, architecture, remote access, operational efficiency, and improved end-user experience. For organizations not already using vSphere, the upgrade cycle from previous versions of Exchange to Exchange 2010 presents an ideal opportunity to begin leveraging the power and flexibility of virtual machine technology. This guide provides use cases and explains the primary technical benefits that can be achieved by deploying Exchange 2010 on VMware vSphere."

Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4

Even the most demanding Oracle database workloads can now be virtualized with VMware vSphere and ESX 4 -- with greater than 95 percent of Oracle instances matching native performance. This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to meet their performance and availability goals. This paper provides technical guidance when deploying Oracle databases on VMware vSphere. This document will also show that the same best practices, tuning tips and tricks, and skill sets necessary to deploy Oracle databases in physical environments can be leveraged when deploying Oracle databases in virtual environments.

Use Cases: Oracle Databases on VMware

Production database administrators are primarily concerned with scalability, performance and overall resource management. Deploying Oracle databases on vSphere is not significantly different from deploying Oracle on physical servers. Database architects can take advantage of the features and capabilities of vSphere to create their enterprise database strategy and next-generation scalable architectures. This paper provides use cases and benefits delivered by virtualizing Oracle databases on VMware vSphere.

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