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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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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.

Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance Performance on vSphere 4
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud infrastructure platforms like VMware vSphere 4.0 can significantly benefit from load balancers that connect users to the most suitable data center. This white paper outlines how the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) improves traffic performance figures compared to a Linux install.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

VMware vSphere 4 Performance on Cisco Unified Computing System
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the performance figures obtained by the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) running on VMware vSphere 4.0, which was installed on a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Virtualization: The Benefits, Challenges, and Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Transitioning to a virtual environment can be challenging, but optimizing application delivery can dramatically ease the process. Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager makes it easy to migrate and scale data on demand, and is also the only application delivery solution available as an easily deployed virtual appliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

ADC-VX Whitepaper: The Agility of Virtual; The Predictability of Physical
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Read our white paper, to learn how ADC-VX is an ideal solution for large enterprises, hosting and service providers as well as cloud providers that aspire to achieve significant cost savings by consolidating multiple dedicated ADC devices into a single, cost-effective consolidated ADC device.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Radware

Building the Next-Generation Data Center – A Detailed Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how software vendors are offering virtualization management software that offers robust features and has well defined roadmaps. Read on to learn how to build the next-generation data center and overcome the challenges of managing a virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

CA Technologies.

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

Effective Enterprise Java Virtualization with Oracle WebLogic Suite
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper explores in detail the technology behind a new virtualized deployment paradigm for Java EE applications, describing not only the technology behind these advances, but also the benefits and usage.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Creating a Dynamic Infrastructure through Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: For many organizations, up to seventy percent of the overall IT budget is dedicated merely to maintaining the operational status quo—leaving only thirty reserved for development. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 21 Oct 2010 | Published: 21 Oct 2010

IBM

Case Study: School District Switches to Trend Micro™ Enterprise Security-- Camden County Schools Virtualize Gateway Security, Increase Spam and Spyware Protection
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn Camden County Schools provide students with information technology that increases learning and achievement while simultaneously driving administrative efficiencies and effectiveness.  
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

NetScaler VPX: Harness the Power of Virtualized Web App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper shows you how the NetScaler VPX virtual appliance offers maximum physical, functional, and operational flexibility for delivering web apps. Learn how virtual application delivery controllers can unleash the power of a virtualized dynamic data center! Compliments of Citrix.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

Citrix

Top Five Hyper-V Best Practices
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: NetApp best practices cover important new features of Microsoft® HyperV™ as well as lessons learned from numerous deployments. Learn how to configure networks, set appropriate iGroups and LUN types, avoid alignment problems, and configure CSVs.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

NetApp

Virtualization Security: Achieving Compliance for the Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: What’s top of mind for enterprise IT practitioners is compliance, yet most VirtSec vendors aren't articulating the ways in which their products can help enterprises address compliance concerns. Read this paper to learn about top trends in virtualization security, how virtualization poses unique challenges to compliance, and more!
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Trend Micro

Desktop Virtualization: Overcoming Five Real-World Challenges
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the most significant hurdles any desktop virtualization program needs to overcome. Staying focused on the ultimate goal--delivering core applications effectively to users--helps clarify the issues involved in desktop virtualization deployment.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 19 Jan 2009

Citrix

Cost Savings with Centralized Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a close examination of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and how it may dramatically lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper to learn about the current cost of PC management and how virtual desktops can be deployed using existing budgets.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Citrix

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 14
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: With so many new technologies, sticking with the status quo for your virtual network infrastructure is probably not your best option. In this month's issue, take a closer look at all the possibilities available now for interconnecting both virtual and physical networks.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

SearchDataCenter.com
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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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