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ALSO CALLED: Virtualization, SV, Applications Virtualization, Application Virtualization
DEFINITION: Application virtualization (also known as application portability or application service virtualization) is the practice of running software from a remote server rather than on the user's computer. Dynamic link library (DLL) programs redirect all the virtualized application's calls to the server's file system. When software is run from the server in this manner, no changes are made to the local  … 
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Software VirtualizationWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Composite applications - Break the delivery logjam with HP Service Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at service virtualization, and how it can speed application development by replicating unavailable components, and improve quality control with multiple scenario testing.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Rational Test Virtualization Server
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at how virtualized application environments can uncouple development and testing from external systems and services that hinder and delay software deployment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

IBM

When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you’ll learn 7 key indicators that it’s time for your organization to start thinking about desktop virtualization.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Mobility, Virtualization and the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By reading this report from Forrester Consulting, you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits, challenges and timelines for implementing workspace initiatives such as BYOD programs as well as collaboration, desktop virtualization, app virtualization and security solutions.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Economics of Software Testing: Service Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: See how Service Virtualization is helping companies save millions while achieving higher quality and faster releases.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

IBM

Case Study : Virgin Media enhances productivity by consolidating testing tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This case study looks at how Virgin Media developed a set of transparent, efficient, and unified software testing tools to speed development, and increase quality.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Vendor Landscape: Virtual Backup Software
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to evaluate virtual backup software to end the arguing between virtual and backup admins. Read on to consider a solution to back up your virtual infrastructure, understand what's new in the virtual backup market, and determine which products are most appropriate for particular use-cases and scenarios.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

Dell Software

IBM PureFlex Systems with VMWare: Cloud-ready virtualization with the flexibility of an expert integrated system
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the benefits of combining IBM PureFlex System with VMware. Inside, discover how you can implement a reliable cloud-ready infrastructure with integrated hardware and software designed for efficient virtualization. Discover if this combination will bring the benefits your organization needs.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

The Quest for a Cloud Integration Strategy
sponsored by Dell Boomi
WHITE PAPER: Although Software as a Service (SaaS) has enabled businesses of all sizes to leverage enterprise-grade applications with affordable pricing, it has also introduced significant integration challenges. Read this paper to learn why a SaaS integration strategy is crucial for success, 8 elements to look for when evaluating a strategy, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

Dell Boomi

Realize the Full Potential of Virtualized Java Applications: Oracle WebLogic Suite Virtualization Option and Oracle Assembly Builder
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a new application management solution that makes running Java applications in a virtualized environment much easier and more practical, accelerating application grid and private cloud deployments without sacrificing performance
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Extending virtualization in the data center with application infrastructure virtualization: An Introduction to WebSphere Virtual Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines application infrastructure virtualization as a new virtualization category within the data center. Continue reading to learn how this technology can augment the capability and value of existing server virtualizations.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Survival as a Service: The 4 Cloud Principles Every Software Vendor Needs to Know
sponsored by Runaware
WHITE PAPER: What do today’s software vendors need to know about the present - and future - of application design and delivery? This white paper examines the relevance of LIAs, Web apps, and RIAs in a cloud-centric world.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Runaware

Migrating JEE Applications to SpringSource tc Server
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the migration decision processes for determining whether to migrate your applications or portions of your applications from commercial JEE servers to SpringSource tc Server.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

VMware, Inc.

Things You Always Wanted To Know About Windows Profile Management
sponsored by Immidio
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why Windows user profiles are so critically important for corporate IT environments and how they can be managed efficiently.
Posted: 15 Jan 2011 | Published: 15 Jan 2011

Immidio

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

Migrating to Windows 7? Technology Points to Consider
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how endpoint management and related technologies can be used to streamline the migration process and discusses the role that Novell plays in this increasingly important market.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Novell, Inc.

On-Demand Application Delivery
sponsored by Endeavors Technologies
WHITE PAPER: On-Demand Application Delivery provides a new model for software distribution, a stakeholder model that allows QoS control for the service provider, and better support for software deployment and maintenance. Read this white paper to learn how ODAD is going to revolutionize your organizations' desktops.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Endeavors Technologies

Beyond the Hypervisor: Optimizing Virtualization Management
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Management Associates believes that sophisticated, integrated, heterogeneous, virtual systems management is a critical business differentiator for enterprises as they deploy and expand their virtualization infrastructure. Read this paper for more information.
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 | Published: 27 Jan 2010

ASG Software Solutions

End-to-End Service Management in the Virtualized Environment: Delivering on the Promises of Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes an approach for IT to manage virtualized environments and shows how HP Business Service Management software enables IT operations to link specialists and specialized tools into day-to-day operations while keeping promises to business users.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Resource Protection in Virtualized Infrastructures
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of security concerns and considerations that organizations must address when implementing virtualization.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Intel

Getting Started with Application Virtualization
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper will answer key questions such as: What is application virtualization? How does an organization get started with understanding the basics? And, how can existing technology be used to accelerate an application virtualization deployment? Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Flexera Software

Desktop Virtualization: Overcoming five real-world challenges
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Success with server virtualization is leading many firms to explore the next frontier - virtualizing employee desktops. The opportunities are significant, but so are the challenges, both technical and psychological.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 21 Apr 2009

Citrix

Agentless Application Virtualization: Enabling the Evolution of the Desktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this study, IDC analyst Michael Rose discusses how VMware ThinApp, an agentless virtualization solution, addresses the challenges of desktop computing. Read this paper to learn about the pros and cons of virtualized client computing.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

VMware, Inc.

Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To deploy new computing resources without exceeding the thermal limits of its data center, CERN is taking a comprehensive approach to improving energy efficiency. This paper outlines key strategies, including a move to Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Client Computing with Virtual User Environment
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT developed a new computing approach that combines multiple emerging technologies, including client virtualization and streaming, to potentially transform the way we deliver computing to users.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation
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SOFTWARE VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  computer's operating system (OS), file system or registry. Computing resources are allocated based on changing requirements in real time. Advantages of application virtualization include: Cost savings on hardware. Cost savings on software and OS licenses. Ability to handle large and fluctuating work volume. Ability to run multiple versions of an application program concurrently on a single computer. Ease of application management, upgrading and migration. Ability to leverage resources without adversely impacting users. Optimal utilization of existing hardware. Flexibility in the acquisition … 
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