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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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Beyond the Trial: Fulfilling OpenStack’s Promise of Dynamism
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: Once you have employed OpenStack, the next step is to harness the dynamism that's inherent in virtualization and cloud computing models. This white paper details the essential steps to take to fully leverage the benefits of the cloud virtual network.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Nokia

SDN: Agility Without Compromise
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a SDN solution that makes implementing and optimizing SDN at your enterprise as simple as possible. Learn how SDN can streamline network operations, increase business agility and accelerate your service delivery now.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Using SDN with OVSDB in Top-of-Rack Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how implementing a SDN solution removes data center restrictions by creating virtual networks on hosts where applications are running. Learn how using this solution with OVSDB in ToR switches allows seamless, automated integration between virtual and physical data center networks.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Advanced Switches Provide Scale and Simplicity for Any Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a portfolio of data center switches that support a number of innovative switching architectures. These architectures support deployments that scale from dozens to thousands of ports, delivering a highly flexible solution for virtually any data center environment.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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

The New Era of Data Center Networking:An Analysis of Hardware- vs. Software-Centric Networking
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the differences between two prevalent approaches to software-centric networking: network virtualization and software-defined networking. Discover ways to make an informed choice about the network evolution path you should take in your data center.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 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

SDN and NFV in the WAN
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: SDN and NFV are two of the key components of the overall movement towards software defined IT. This white paper provides survey results from IT professionals on their company's interest in SDN and a deeper dive into how SDN can help them respond to a wide range of opportunities and challenges.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

MASERGY

The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Tintri

Leveraging Modern Storage to Improve Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of meeting the availability, recoverability and performance requirements of highly virtualized environments. In addition, learn a new innovative approach that can dramatically improve backup and recovery times while maintaining virtual machine performance.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Moving to Self-Service Cloud Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details all the benefits automation can provide your cloud and an easy-to-use platform that can automate provisioning and enable self-service IT across private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Embotics

The World’s #1 vRA/vCAC Alternative
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores a cloud management platform allowing delivery of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) from a single console while continuously monitoring resources to optimize automation, deployment and configuration of IT services across cloud environments.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Embotics

Disaster Recovery as a Service
sponsored by Databarracks
WHITE PAPER: Disasters don't happen every day, so why pay for a DR solution that charges as if you are constantly recovering? Learn how outsourcing disaster recovery makes your environment safer and the process of maintaining it easier.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Databarracks

Veeam Availability Suite and SAP on Oracle: Deployment Guide for VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V Environments
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a global collection of experts share real world knowledge to show you how to achieve the highest levels of availability for SAP in today's data center.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Evolve Your Cloud with Containers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Without proper management of your container ecosystem, you will be missing out on key features that can further benefit your cloud environment. This white paper discusses one cloud network automation platform that easily manages and supports your container ecosystem. Access now to learn about the variety of features this platform provides.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Managing Software-Defined Networks
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Network-heavy workloads place considerable stress on today's virtualized and cloud data centers. SDN technologies aim to reduce the bottlenecks that can precipitate at the network layer in such environments. Access this whitepaper that explores the benefits of incorporating network topology and traffic-matrix information in VM placement decisions.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Turbonomic

Deriving Increased Business Value from Backup and Deduplication
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the design and implementation of one backup and deduplication technology that increases storage efficiency and enhances data management. Access now to uncover general best practices, deduplication use case recommendations, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veritas
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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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