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ALSO CALLED: OS Virtualization
DEFINITION: Virtualizing an entire operating system, from hardware all the way up to applications.
Operating System VirtualizationWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This licensing brief is an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing use rights for the Windows 8.1operating system when running within virtual machines.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Linux in the Mainstream: Highlighting Customers Running Their Business on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper presents three case studies of customers that are using Linux for large deployment, business-critical applications.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: The Original Cloud Operating System
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand how Linux, unlike competing OSes, is the natural fit for cloud computing.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Driving Operational Excellence with Business Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to learn more about the power of business analytics. Find out how your organization can improve focus on operational excellence and customer opportunity by reading this resource now. It outlines how you can apply a broad range of analytics technologies to managing and improving the decisions of your business.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 15 Apr 2013

IBM

Oracle Solaris Optimized for Sun x86 Systems in the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a technical guide for developers and system administrators that want to understand the precise details of how Oracle Solaris and Oracle’s Sun x86 systems using Intel Xeon processor 5600 and 7500 series can improve your enterprise application solution environment.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

IDC: Linux in the Mainstream: Growing Deployment of Business-Critical Workloads
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore the growth of Linux as a server operating system and discover how deployment form factors have changed over time to support both workload data and the ecosystem.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Understanding Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the variety of desktop virtualization models available, how each works, and the advantages and limitations of each model for key vectors such as security, manageability, and power consumption. Also identified are the major providers of software solutions and the end-point devices to deploy each model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Intel

The Migration Equation: Making Sense of the Move to Windows 7
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Although the official deadline to migrate to Windows 7 isn’t for another few years, your transition should already be under way to minimise the potential problems that may occur. In this resource, discover how user virtualisation can be the key to solving the many challenges you may face when transitioning to Windows 7.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

AppSense

Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Client virtualization is a complex beast. This white paper highlights some of the general issues and concerns surrounding this initiative.
Posted: 10 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Intel

Making Windows 7 Migration Pay Rapid and Real Business Dividends - A practical guide
sponsored by VMware Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd
WHITE PAPER: CIO's, CEO's and CFO's all gain when you migrate to Windows 7 with VMware View desktop virtualization solution. Read this Whitepaper to find out how you can take the pain and cost out of migration and deliver serious long term gains.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

VMware Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd

Migrating to Windows 7 with VMware View - The Business Case
sponsored by VMware Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Virtualizing your desktops can halve the cost and time involved in Windows 7 Migration.  This whitepaper outlines the business case for VMware View Windows 7 migration.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

VMware Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Solaris Containers implement OS virtualization using containers that are designed to provide a complete, isolated, secure runtime environment for applications—and in situations where resources can be managed with sub-CPU granularity.
Posted: 14 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 May 2010

Oracle Corporation

Cloud Infrastructure Matters
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: New IT technologies and abstractions, such as cloud computing, layer on top of existing ones.This may make the foundational layers less visible, but they remain just as important (or even more so). This paper looks at some of the ways that volume processors have improved their error-handling ability by improving their cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Red Hat and HP

Rethinking VDI: The Role of Client-Hosted Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how personal computers are now an essential business tool in most organizations. But as the PC assumes an increasingly critical role in everyday business activity, the demands on IT staff are greatly intensified.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

Migration to Windows 7 with Immidio Flex Profiles
sponsored by Immidio
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to use Immidio Flex Profiles for making user profiles cross-platform compatible to Windows XP and Windows 7, both for migration projects and side-by-side scenarios using multiple versions of Windows simultaneously.
Posted: 15 Jan 2011 | Published: 15 Jan 2011

Immidio

Making Windows 7 Migration Pay Rapid and Real Business Dividends
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Incorporating VMware View and ThinApp into the migration process for Windows 7 delivers significant benefits such as: up to 50% reduction in cost of migration, time to upgrade cut by half, ongoing operational costs as much as a 40% lower. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

VMware, Inc.

KVM - Kernel Based Virtual Machine
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The x86 architecture has proven to be the dominate platform in enterprise computing, moving from its humble beginnings in desktop systems to now, powering the large enterprise applications that run businesses across the globe.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization For Servers: Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization features a unique and revolutionary virtualization technology called KVM (Kernelbased Virtual Machine) that converts the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel into a virtualization platform.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat and JBoss

How Your Operating System Choice Impacts Business and IT Investments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right operating system and pairing it with the right hardware matters to your customers and business. Read this white paper to learn about the significant technical, administrative, and cost benefits of upgrading from Solaris 8 or 9 to Oracle Solaris 10.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Virtualise with Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the business benefits that can be achieved by consolidating and virtualising environments with Oracle's Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to provide information about consolidating applications onto a single server using Oracle Solaris Containers to isolate applications and efficiently manage system resources between them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Virtualizing Microsoft Applications with VMware vSphere on Dell Servers and Dell EqualLogic Storage
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Deploying VMware® vSphere™ 4 virtualization with 11th-generation Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage helps IT organizations confidently virtualize mission-critical Microsoft® applications and achieve outstanding performance, simplified management, and granular data protection.
Posted: 13 May 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell and VMware

Turning Virtual Sprawl into a Good Thing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping can be the key to the effective management of your virtual infrastructure, helping to make sure that you can gain the benefits of virtualization without increasing costs and risks.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Dec 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

P2V Benefits: Moving Servers From the Physical to the Virtual World Cuts Costs, Saves Space and Parallels Green Initiatives
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization basically means inserting a software layer between your hardware and your operating system. This decouples the operating system from the hardware and allows you to run many operating systems at the same time on top of that same physical piece of hardware. Read this short paper to learn about the benefits of using virtual servers.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

CDW Corporation
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