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ALSO CALLED: Consolidation, Server Centralization
DEFINITION: The reduction in the number of servers by combining different types of applications through a process of co-location of multiple servers at fewer locations. The most important part of a server consolidation initiative is the planning and analysis of end-user requirements, application requirements, and the server environment.
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 on IBM System X – a Smarter Choice
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations stand to gain cost-savings of 40-75% from server consolidation and reduced data center space and power needs. Discover how a Red Hat and IBM partnership can help deliver enterprise-ready virtualization solutions that offer increased performance, scalability, security and manageability.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

Taking the risk out of server consolidation and virt
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: If you’re looking to take the risk out of server consolidation and virtualization, you’re in luck.  A new platform allows you to evaluate where you should place each workload in your virtualized environment by comparing various consolidation scenarios. Read this resource to learn how this solution helps you make informed virtualization decisions.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

VMware: Virtualizing Your Infrastructure Just Got Easier
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Concerns about migration downtime, security, and application service level maintenance have kept many organizations from virtualizing their infrastructure. Read this paper to discover how a converged infrastructure platform can bring you all the benefits of virtualization without the risks typically associated with an implementation.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

VCE

Driving Business Value with VLOCK Infrastructure Platforms
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the significant advantages of private cloud computing and find strategies for overcoming the challenges and risks of an implementation.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

Cisco UCS B230 M2 Blade Server: Uncompromised Virtual Desktop Performance
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When employing a virtual desktop solution, it is crucial to choose the right combination of hardware and software. This white paper introduces a comprehensive technology suite that can deliver uncompromised virtual desktop performance while using less than 5% of available bandwidth.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

VMware, Inc.

Virtual Performance Matters
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: As organizations continue to virtualize their data centers, IT faces new challenges in managing virtual server deployment, migration, power and performance monitoring across the physical and virtual environments. Access this white paper to learn how integrated software management tools can help organizations maintain peak performance.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

HPM Networks

Scaling the Promise of Virtualization
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: With enterprises increasingly turning to virtualization to consolidate servers, businesses need more robust servers that can deliver enhanced performance. Access this resource to see how increasing core density and memory scalability can help your business handle more workloads, lower power usage and scale out.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

HPM Networks

A Comparison of PowerVM and x86-Based Virtualization Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Turning to virtualization can increase an organization’s IT performance. But finding the ideal consolidation solution can be tricky. Read the white paper, “A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware Virtualization Performance”. See how IBM Power7 and PowerVM outdo other x86-based platforms to achieve broader scalability and increased flexibility.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Best Practices for Migrating Linux/x86 Applications to IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Running your Linux workloads on inefficient x86-based server farms is complex and costly. But switching to a consolidated server solution can be difficult. Read the white paper to learn the best practices for migrating to Power System servers. You’ll also see how simple it is to leverage IBM’s offerings to maximize performance and cost savings.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

IBM

A Shared-infrastructure Solution for Maximized HPC
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the Dell PowerEdge C6145 server is designed to meet the demands of intensive computational research of public and enterprise customers with the benefits of a shared infrastructure that saves space, weight, and energy.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Dell IT A Model of Virtualization
sponsored by VMware and Dell
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how Dell IT group virtualized more than 5,000 servers to save the company over US $29 million.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

VMware and Dell

Optimize Your x86 Infrastructure: IBM Servers and Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You need to optimize your IT infrastructure to ensure future business success. This white paper explores an efficient, cost-effective, and easy-to manage approach to achieving this goal. Learn how to leverage the full potential of virtualization and discover a recommended storage system and its key benefits.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

IBM

Cost/Benefit Case for Virtualization with IBM System x Dual-socket Servers: Economic Value of Legacy Small Server Replacement
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This management brief provides a virtualization cost/benefit analysis, examines common deployment patterns, and recommends an architecture that can ensure your clients achieve their desired results.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

IBM and Intel.

Bringing Data Centers to the Cloud
sponsored by CDW VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores trends in server infrastructure and how moving to the cloud is still seen as future technology. Find out why virtualization is the logical next step for data centers and how VMware is positioned for that future.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

CDW VMware

A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

IBM

Applying Factory Principles to Accelerate Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper points out the challenges of virtualizing a large quantity of servers and describes seven clearly defined steps that comprise the virtualization process. Get detailed information on each one of these phases and obtain lessons learned from one company that employed this approach.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Bringing Order to Healthcare IT Chaos
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Aging IT systems, shrinking budgets, and inefficient, paper-based processes are creating an unsustainable and error-prone work environment. This white paper reveals the major obstacles to EHR adoption and explores the cost benefits of virtualization with Hyper-V.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Business Benefits of Application Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses four goals that companies must strive to meet and highlights a Web application delivery controller that can assist them in the process. Access a comprehensive overview of this technology and its key benefits.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Citrix

Moving to Virtualization: A Guide to What’s Possible from VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization allows businesses to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on the same server, delivering a range of great benefits. Read our guide to learn how you can get started quickly with VMware. VMware delivers reliable, enterprise-class solutions at a price your business can afford.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support your SQL Server instances and control your costs and administration requirements.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Indiana University Virtualizes Mission-Critical Oracle Databases
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University used virtualization to decrease server deployment time for faculty special projects; reduce amount of physical hardware; and reduce the power consumption across all infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

PowerEdge C6105
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes a closer look at a hyperscale-inspired server that is based on one of the world’s lowest power per core processors, enabling you to worry less about your budget and more about growing your business.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

The Accelerated SMB: Moving at the Speed of Virtualization
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: IT is a strategic partner in businesses of all types and sizes, but especially in the small to medium-sized business. Take a look at this exclusive resource to learn how virtualization is a relevant and practical method for the growing SMB to streamline processes and reduce operational costs.
Posted: 09 Aug 2011 | Published: 09 Aug 2011

AMD

The Evolution of the Datacenter and the Need for a Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is having a profound effect on the data center, and many IT pros are wondering what they can expect and how they should prepare for the future. This white paper explains why the increased adoption of virtualization calls for new approaches to data center management and cites the benefits and drawbacks of converged infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

An Intel and EMC Perspective to Simplifying the Networking with 10G Ethernet
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of all types and sizes are looking to server virtualization and consolidation as a means for improving overall computing performance. Check out this exclusive resource to learn how 10 gigabit Ethernet brings unified, efficient Ethernet storage, data center bridging, ease of use and flexibility.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Intel
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