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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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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

Data Center Modernization: 8 Best Practices for Unix to Linux Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why many companies are replacing their proprietary hardware and software with x86-based servers running Linux. Access best practices to help you effectively plan your migration and ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Continuing to Reap the Rewards of Virtualization
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: As virtualization initiatives have gathered momentum and virtual environments are becoming the norm rather than the exception, the infrastructure necessary to support these environments has exploded, creating new opportunities for inefficiency. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2011 | Published: 08 Jul 2011

Veeam Software

Moving Toward a Virtual Data Center
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource describes how virtualization can benefit your data center and addresses both public and private cloud strategies.Learn about the many challenges IT pros face and access the necessary steps in the evolution to a cost-effective and efficient virtual data center.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

Datalink Corp

Virtual Gains: The Benefits of Dell Hardware with Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn what SMBs should consider before implementing virtualisation as well as the specific benefits of using Dell hardware with Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualisation solution.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Dell and Microsoft

Infrastructure Performance Management for Virtualized Systems
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: To extend virtualization to the business-critical and performance-critical applications that are under the ownership of dedicated application support teams, the IT Operations group who owns the virtual environment must provide accurate and credible performance assurances for the virtual infrastructure that will be supporting these applications.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2011

Virtual Instruments

WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Adds Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This study compares the performance and efficiency of several system configurations to determine which configuration is best for processing transactions.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

IBM

Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC VNXe3300 Unified Storage System: An Ideal Solution for SMB Server Consolidation
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the outstanding computer power and memory capabilities of its UCS C250 M2 Extended-Memory Rack Mount Server joined with the high-performance EMC VNXe3300 system can support thousands of e-commerce order transactions per minute, serve thousands of web pages, and support thousands of mail users simultaneously in today’s SMBs.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM Data Center Networking: Planning for virtualization and cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM Redbook covers the impact of server and storage consolidation, data center network virtualization and consolidation technologies, and much more.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

IBM

How to Address the Two Key Challenges with Virtualization
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: WAN optimization is a class of technology that has rapidly been adopted across enterprises. Examine the trends toward server consolidation and virtualization, and how WAN optimization can help IT organizations like yours solve the key challenges of application performance and information availability within these environments.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

How to Improve Your Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Acronis, Inc
WHITE PAPER: The white paper Closing the Virtualisation Loop identifies the objectives in the next phase of virtual machine backup and recovery and provides recommendations on how to improve backup and disaster recovery in a hybrid IT environment.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Acronis, Inc

Optimizing the Private Cloud with Intel® and Microsoft*
sponsored by Intel and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The Intel® Xeon® processor family provides a reliable, available, and serviceable infrastructure which works seamlessly with Windows Server 2008 R2. By leveraging the power of Intel technology, businesses can enhance their private cloud infrastructure to help IT administrators and end-users receive an efficient, secure, and simplified experience.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

Intel and Microsoft

Selecting a Virtualization Solution for Your Small or Midsize Business
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It’s often difficult for businesses to evaluate competing virtualization platforms. Despite superficial similarities, different providers' platforms are far from identical. This paper compares the VMware vSphere virtualization platform to two alternatives, focusing on features and issues.
Posted: 19 Apr 2011 | Published: 19 Apr 2011

VMware, Inc.

Getting Business Leaders to Buy-in for Virtualization Initiatives
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how small to midsize businesses are increasingly using virtualization to reduce capital expenses, improve business continuity and make their operations more responsive.
Posted: 19 Apr 2011 | Published: 19 Apr 2011

VMware, Inc.

Reconciling Datacenter Consolidation and Security
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Security concerns continue to hobble consolidation efforts in the data center. The concerns are real, and most often stem from a scattershot, non-integrated approach to consolidation. There is a better, more secure way, grounded in servers and software platforms built from the ground up to work optimally with one another.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

The Most Complete and Integrated Virtualization: From Desktop to Datacenter
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: There is a need for greater optimization and efficiency in how software and solutions that power datacenters are deployed and managed. Read this white paper for a virtualization solution that will facilitate flexibility, agility, and speed in deploying complete application stacks to support the new service-based charter.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle's Sun Fire X4470 Server Architecture: Virtualization Platform for Mission-Critical Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To support the execution of multiple workloads without starving applications of vital compute resources, a virtualization platform needs to offer high compute performance, a large memory footprint, and superior I/O expansion capabilities. Read on to learn how Oracle’s Sun Fire X4470 server is an ideal mission-critical virtualization platform.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers Systems and Resource Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle’s Sun SPARC Enterprise servers are designed specifically as general-purpose application, database, data warehousing, and consolidation servers. They are especially suited to address the needs of enterprise datacenters, with a goal of increasing performance and flexibility while consolidating systems to reduce datacenter costs and complexity.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Sun Blade 6000 Modular System from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Sun Blade 6000 Modular Systems present a comprehensive multitier blade portfolio that lets organizations deploy the broadest range of applications on the most ideal platforms. This document describes the Sun Blade 6000 Modular Systems along with their key applications, architecture, and components.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

Accelerating the Business Value of Virtualization
sponsored by CA and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how IT professionals can use a proven approach to leverage the benefits of virtualization to reduce costs, improve services and enhance business agility. Continue reading to learn how to accelerate the business value of virtualization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

CA and VMware

Quantifying the Total Cost of Upgrade (TCU) for HP-UX Environments to HP-UX 11i v3
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This TechWise Research offering gives a detailed analyses of costs and benefits associated with upgrading earlier versions of the HP-UX 11i operating environments to HP-UX 11i v3.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Five Challenges to Continuous PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS, or PCI) becomes more widely adopted in both the United States and Europe, organizations face five major challenges when navigating the PCI compliance landscape.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Virtualize, Consolidate and Scale SAP with IBM System x and eX5
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By running SAP applications on IBM System x eX5 servers equipped with Intel Xeon processor 7500 series, companies can achieve outstanding SAP performance to address current needs while gaining the scalability needed to accommodate growth.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Symantec NetBackup, Cisco UCS, and VMware vSphere Joint Backup Performance Benchmark
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Obtaining the best possible backup performance is always a team effort in the sense that multiple technologies are brought together to provide optimal data protection performance. Read this white paper to learn why the components described in this document will help you to protect your valuable virtual machine environment.
Posted: 28 Dec 2010 | Published: 28 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Why Solid-State Drives Usage Scenarios Are Expanding for the Datacenter
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains that to accomplish the objectives of making more-efficient use of IT resources, lowering power consumption, and reducing operating expenses, many companies are turning to server consolidation and virtualization efforts—endeavors that increase server CPU utilization and reduce the number of discrete servers in a datacenter.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation
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