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DEFINITION: A virtual machine (VM) is an environment, usually a program or operating system, which does not physically exist but is created within another environment. In this context, a VM is called a "guest" while the environment it runs within is called a "host." Virtual machines are often created to execute an instruction set different than that of the host environment. One host environment  … 
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Moving Forward with Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: If you're still unaware of how network virtualization can positively impact your networking and your business, then it's time to get informed. In this white paper, discover how five, well known organizations are already benefitting from network virtualization.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

A New Era for Data Center Networking
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Data center networking in a traditional hardware-centric environment can't keep up with the modern needs of the mobile cloud era. In this white paper, learn the 7 challenges hardware-centric networking will run into in the mobile cloud world and how software-centric networking can solve them.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

VMware

Supercharge Your Networking Career
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: IT teams that rely on hardware-centric networks are struggling to keep up with the demands of today's business users. In this infographic, learn how you can supercharge your network and your career with network virtualization.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

The 5 Dos and Don'ts of Network Virtualization
sponsored by Paessler
WHITE PAPER: Deciding what within your network infrastructure to virtualize, and how to actually do it, can be a challenge. Learn the five dos and don'ts to consider when virtualizing your systems.
Posted: 26 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Paessler

Upcoming SD-WAN Trends
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: If you're thinking about adopting a SD-WAN at your enterprise, then it's best if you have a solid grasp on the upcoming trends that will soon impact it. Learn the hottest, upcoming SD-WAN trends from David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Silver Peak

Red Hat Enterprise Linux With Smart Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can benefit from a virtualization platform that takes advantage of many of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux features that have enabled your organization to deliver outstanding service levels.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Red Hat

How to Compare Google Compute Engine & AWS EC2
sponsored by Logentries
WHITE PAPER: In this article, learn the similarities and differences between Google's Compute Engine and Amazon's EC2 to help you decide which provider to use.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Logentries

Hyperconvergence: An Integrated Approach to Virtualization
sponsored by Prosys- HPE
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores an integrated approach to virtualization that enables you to simplify IT operations and deploy VMs at cloud speed. Discover how hyperconvergence can help optimize hybrid IT environments and foster the insights you need to boost performance while lowering costs.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Prosys- HPE

Flash Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users: Workload Performance and Adoption Sentiment
sponsored by Prosys- HPE
WHITE PAPER: Discover how 1,000 expert storage users responded to the question, "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" and assess how well flash pairs with VDI, big data, Microsoft SQL Server, and more.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Prosys- HPE

Application Aware SD-WAN and the Next Generation Secure Hybrid WAN
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how business driven, automated and fully integrated Application Aware Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) can help you meet the high bandwidth requirements of emerging business applications.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

InfoVista Corporation

Citrix XenDesktop on Acropolis Hypervisor
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a powerful solution that offers an unrivaled user experience, simple administration, and web-scale flexibility and economics. See how it can drive desktop user density, application performance reliability, unlimited scalability, data locality, streamlined management, lower operational costs and a reduced rollout time.
Posted: 23 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2015

Citrix

Realize the Full Potential of VDI
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: If you are new to VDI or looking for a way to increase your VDI presence at an affordable price point, check out this white paper to learn about a risk-free VDI platform.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 22 Dec 2016

Citrix

A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Today's always-connected workforce demands instant access to critical apps, desktops, and data. Download this infographic to establish a seamless virtual app experience for your most remote workers, creating a unified, collaborative environment across all platforms and device types.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Shrinks Complexity and Cost for VDI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that could gain from desktop and application virtualization have, until now, shied away from it due to the costs and complexities often associated with deployment. Download this white paper to address the challenges to be aware of, and the modern approaches that can end-users are productive.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Red Hat Virtualization: VMware Migration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the enterprise benefits of migrating your Linux and Windows VMs to an open source virtualization platform. Discover the software flexibility of this platform and the ease with which it integrates with sundry system components.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Red Hat

Side-by-Side Comparison: Hardware – vs. Software-Centric Networks
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: If you still use a hardware-centric network, you know that provisioning a network into production is a time-consuming process. It doesn't have to be that way. This infographic provides a side-by-side comparison of hardware- vs. software-centric networks, so you can learn how much time and money you could be saving by virtualizing your network.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

VMware

Agility Matters: Extending the Benefits of Virtualization to the Network
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how network virtualization is able to meet today's network demands by automating traditionally manual IT processes. Learn how network virtualization can enable greater agility at your business by accessing now.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

VMware

Don't Box-In Your Career: Build Your Expertise In Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Making network virtualization a core competence will soon be a necessary addition to your professional skills as an enterprise network manager or architect. Access this white paper to learn how new credentials in network virtualization will make you incredibly valuable in your organization and put you ahead of your peers.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

Encourage Business Users To Have Even Higher Expectations For Network Velocity And Agility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Physical networks are certainly more powerful and intelligent than they were in the past, but they still lack agility, security, and flexibility. You can't afford to be constrained by those limits. This white paper explains how you can meet demands and even anticipate them with the speed of change that network virtualization provides.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

How Companies Are Putting IT Automation to Work
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes 3 case studies that reflects how each company was able to remedy their data center challenges by way of IT automation with network virtualization. Learn how IT automation can enable greater agility and consistency without breaking the bank.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

How IT Automation with Network Virtualization Works
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how network automation can help you break free from the constraints of your physical network. Learn how a network virtualization platform brings the operational model of a virtual machine to the data center network, transforming the economics and agility of network and security operations.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

Keeping Pace with the Evolution of Networking
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise data centers have long been caught in a virtualization gap. Access this white paper to uncover why the time for network virtualization is now and the top three benefits made possible with this new approach.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

Simple, Successful: Why More Organizations Are Adopting Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why top organizations are adopting network virtualization. Learn how network virtualization solves the big networking issues of today with little effort at astounding speeds and frees up time and resources to get strategic projects moving faster by accessing now.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

VMware

3 Ways Businesses Use Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how virtualizing the network can help you meet the increasing demands of today's IT environment. Learn how IT teams can identify which areas need help most, and slowly extend virtualization to other parts of the network as time and budget permit.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

3 Steps To A Comprehensive View of IT Operations
sponsored by Blue Medora
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 3 steps to a comprehensive view of IT operations in virtualized and cloud environments. Gain the visibility into your physical and virtual infrastructure for root cause analysis, predictive analytics, and overall infrastructure management.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Blue Medora
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VIRTUAL MACHINE DEFINITION (continued): …  can often run multiple VMs at once. Because VMs are separated from the physical resources they use, the host environment is often able to dynamically assign those resources among them.The phrase "virtual machine" is commonly used to describe Sun Microsystems' Java runtime environment, the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), in which Java-specific commands are interpreted. The JVM is a virtual machine in that it executes code compiled specifically for it – known as bytecode – and abstracts use of resources for this bytecode. The Java programming language does not rely on platform-specific … 
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