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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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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

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

HRG Assessment - Linux Migration
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The migration from proprietary UNIX and legacy hardware and software-based environments to Linux on x86 Intel architecture (IA) is an effective way to take cost and complexity out of IT.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

VMware and Dell Solutions for Small to Medium Business: Ensuring Rapid, Reliable and Affordable Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Affordable high availability and disaster recovery solutions are critical to the survival of all SMBs in the event of a disaster. Building on years of helping SMBs protect their information, VMware and Dell provide cost-effective and robust data protection, disaster recovery, and high availability solutions.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Dell and VMware

Total cost of ownership (TCO) of Dell PowerEdge M710 and HP Proliant BL685c G5 blade solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are deploying or considering deploying blade systems as a way to consolidate resources and lower their total cost of ownership. Read this white paper to learn about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for the Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Improving Data Center Performance through Virtualization of SQL Server Databases
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium businesses need to support growth while wringing every ounce of value out of the investments they’ve already made. This paper looks at the benefits of virtualizing SQL Server databases, as well as how to get the most out of your virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Power and Cooling Benefits of Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for resources to help you determine how much powering and cooling the data center is costing your organization, and learn how the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can help reduce these requirements.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Introducing the Dell PowerEdge R815: High Performance in a Compact Design
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: Maximizing performance while making efficient use of available power and space can be critical in data center environments. The new Dell™ PowerEdge™ R815 rack server with the AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform delivers four-processor performance in a compact, cost-effective 2U design. Access this white paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Keeping It Lean and Competitive: Server Virtualization with Hyper-V R2
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss why investing in Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V running on AMD Opteron-powered Dell PowerEdge R715 servers is one of the best ways to keep your server environment lean and competitive.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Dell, Inc. and AMD
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