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ALSO CALLED: Appliance, VMware Appliances
DEFINITION: What is a virtual appliance? A virtual appliance is a virtual machine image file consisting of a preconfigured operating system environment and a single application. The purpose of a virtual appliance is to simplify delivery and operation of the application. To this end, only necessary operating system components are included. Deploying an application as a virtual appliance eliminates problems with  … 
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VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

How you can leverage desktop virtualisation to meet end-user demands
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how HP and Citrix have teamed up to leverage their experience to help streamline IT operational costs, improve manageability, of the end-user computing environment, and centralize data.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Citrix and HP

How to Manage Physical Assets within a Virtual Environment More Effectively
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative whitepaper to learn how Automated Infrastructure Management platforms can give you the information you need about the physical structures within your data center in order to effectively manage it and plan for virtualization.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CommScope

Monitoring Problems in a Virtual World
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Explore this concise resource to find useful tips to conquer the challenges of migrating to virtualization, as well as the latest virtualization innovations.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Feb 2014

Gigamon

TCO Analysis for the Latest Storage Array from Dell
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive lab report to find out how Dell built their latest storage array specifically with a focus on scalability, cost savings and manageability in virtualized environments, and how it can help you.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Kingston Chooses Veeam to Safeguard Virtualized Tier 1 Applications
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out which backup solution one organization trusts enough that they were convinced to virtualize tier 1 applications.
Posted: 14 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Veeam Software

Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive resource to find out about the security risks of Active Directory integrated virtualization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Remote Office Infrastructure – A Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Reference Architecture on Dell PowerEdge VRTX
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth resource to find out how this converged hardware solution can help you design your branch office IT environment.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell India

Flash-based storage: Supporting every inch of your data centre
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to find out how HP's flash-based storage design differs from other vendors, its technical details and advantages.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

An Introduction to Brocade VCS Fabric Technology
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to learn how an Ethernet fabric technology enables you to create efficient data center networks that can keep up with the demands of today's always-on, connected world. Read now to explore the capabilities and benefits of this technology.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Brocade

Cisco UCS with Intel® Xeon® Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation
sponsored by Cisco Unified Computing System with Intel® Xeon® processor
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informational white paper to find out how Cisco's Unified Computing System powered by Intel processors, promises to deliver a successful virtualization with rapid deployment through automated configuration.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco Unified Computing System with Intel® Xeon® processor

The backup appliance that can provide agility for your workloads
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Searching for a backup appliance to support your virtualized data center? This enterprise class appliance leads the integrated purpose-built backup market, with good reason. Read on to learn why.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Improve Mobile App Testing with Service Virtualization
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To ensure top-notch user experience on mobile apps, you need to conduct thorough testing - but mobile app testing isn't easy. How do you overcome the challenges such as unavailable testing components and unpredictable network conditions? Access this resource to find out how service virtualization for mobile app testing may be the key.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Parasoft Corporation

Alleviate Data Center Pain Points That Come From Network Bottlenecks
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a highly strategic product that is fit-for-purpose for today's connectivity requirements and future-ready for the evolving and emerging application-driven needs of tomorrow.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Avaya

How Citrix NetScaler Supports Virtualized Multi-tenant Datacenters
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how expanding virtualization to your application delivery controllers (ADCs) can help you facilitate the journey to the cloud.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Citrix

Move To Application-Driven Virtualization for Real IT Savings
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Going beyond traditional server virtualization, Oracle VM's application driven virtualization approach not only provides the traditional server virtualization benefits of consolidation, reliability and flexibility but also delivers a unique integrated solution to addressing critical business needs.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Oracle Corporation

Plug Into the Cloud with SDN-based Enterprise Clouds
sponsored by NTT America, Inc., an NTT Communications company
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization is offering a consistent global cloud experience with the help of software-defined networking (SDN) technologies.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

NTT America, Inc.,  an NTT Communications company

Exploring Software-Defined Networking with Brocade
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined networking (SDN) is a hot topic today. This white paper provides an overview of the concept and the role it will play in achieving cloud success. View now to learn more!
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Brocade

Virtualization of Video Infrastructure
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As virtualization spreads users across the globe, organizations are seeking solutions to keep their users connected. View this white paper to learn how the virtualization of video is helping make these options more affordable and flexible for businesses today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Vidyo, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Framework for the Internet of Everything
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how leveraging Cisco ONE can help service providers enjoy the benefits of tomorrow's network and software innovations, harness network value, increase business agility, and achieve greater operational efficiency than ever before.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager VA Performance on vSphere 4
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud infrastructure platforms like VMware vSphere 4.0 can benefit from load balancers that connect users to the most suitable datacenter. This white paper outlines how the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) improves traffic performance compared to a Linux install.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Virtualized SAP Solution Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This study details the performance scalability of the Cisco unified computing system (UCS) platform coupled with Intel Xeon 5600 series processors and EMC CLARiiON storage, and demonstrates why it's a great fit for virtualized SAP solutions.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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VIRTUAL APPLIANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  installation and configuration, such as software or driver compatibility issues. Users can simply download a single file and run the application. Resources required for maintenance are also reduced. Developers can include a Web interface for custom configurations or delivering patches and updates. A virtual appliance is often deployed as a subset of a virtual machine running on virtualization technology, such as VMware Workstation. Virtual appliances have proven useful in deploying network applications.They are also helpful in grid computing, where they can solve the problem introduced by … 
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