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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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VLANs and Trunks
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides technical details about VLANs and trunks, along with design options at a basic to intermediate level.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell for the GUI-Bound Administrator
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: We'll explore the usage of Hyper-V specific cmdlets with the intent of ultimately being able to include multiple cmdlets in a "script" to allow for pushing one button and accomplishing the combined actions of many multiple mouse clicks in the GUI.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

VMware EVO:RAIL FAQ: Filling in the Gaps
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The following Q&A white paper asks and answers more than 30 of the most common question regarding VMware EVO: RAIL. Access now and uncover everything you need to know about this system, including what makes RAIL different from other infrastructure building blocks, what happens with licensing down the road, and much more.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

VMware

Turnkey Appliances: Accelerating Time to Value for VMware Horizon Deployments
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores a VDI appliance that boasts faster time to value with no compromise—as it effectively mitigates previous VDI concerns such as boot storms and VDI stalls. Access now and learn how this appliance can get you on the right track to balancing both short- and long-term IT needs.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

VMware

Putting an End to Migration Angst
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Read this short research white paper to discover how virtualization is allowing IT and network managers to improve their enterprise.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

F5 Networks

Features to Note in VMware vSphere Distributed Switches
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will cover the vDS architecture as well as an overview of many of the different features that are exclusive to the vSphere Distributed switch.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: One of the most significant new features in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is the Hyper-V Replica (HVR) capability. Whether you are considering this for your own organization or just prepping for your Windows Server 2012 MCSA, this white paper presents the essentials of deploying this disaster recovery feature.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Global Knowledge

Networks That Know Virtualization
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how virtualization can work in your favor, offering benefits such as scalability, agility, and efficiency. Read on to discover a checklist that contains the key attributes of a virtualized network architecture.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Economic Impact of Converging SAP Landscapes On Vblock Systems
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive report from Forrester Research, Inc., discover the potential ROI and other advantages you could experience by running SAP on Vblock™ converged infrastructure. Explore an ROI analysis of a composite company based off real-world businesses that migrated SAP landscapes to Vblock systems.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

VCE

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.

Flash-based storage: Supporting every inch of your data centre
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
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® Xeon® processors

How to Protect Tiered Storage
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

The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Forrester report to explore the total economic impact of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation tools. Read on to explore the benefits, costs, and associated risks of investing in these service virtualization technologies.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

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

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 & INTEL®
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 & INTEL®

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.
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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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