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ALSO CALLED: Consolidation, Server Centralization
DEFINITION: The reduction in the number of servers by combining different types of applications through a process of co-location of multiple servers at fewer locations. The most important part of a server consolidation initiative is the planning and analysis of end-user requirements, application requirements, and the server environment.
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E-Brief: Capacity Planning for Virtualized Infrastructure
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBRIEF: Explore current trends and tools for capacity planning in this expert e-brief. Discover how you can maximize server space and overcome top challenges of capacity planning to increase server utilization and ROI these tips from virtualization pro David Davis.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Capacity Planning for Virtualized Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EZINE: Learn how your organization can improve capacity planning and make the most of your hardware. This expert e-zine presents common challenges of capacity planning and effective tools that can help.
Posted: 14 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

EMC Corporation

Solutions for Deploying Server Virtualization in Data Center Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As server virtualization becomes increasingly widespread, many companies are becoming more and more aware of its implications on the network. This white paper explains how multi-tenancy and VM mobility create new challenges for the network and identifies new tools and techniques you can implement to overcome them.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Alternatives for Securing Virtual Environments: A Different Network Requires a Different Approach -- Extending Security to the Virtual World
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtual networks create a number of new security issues that physical defense strategies do not properly address. This white paper discusses the limitations of physical firewalls and highlights a security architecture designed with virtualization in mind.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Exclusive Comparison of Server Performance and Power Consumption
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right hardware for your virtual environment can be a painstaking process, especially since it is difficult to predict how a platform will perform once it is deployed. This white paper examines one hardware configuration and measures the number of orders per minute and virtual machines it can support.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SQL Server Consolidation and TCO: Principled Technologies Test
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: Does a SQL Server database server virtualization initiative make sense for your growing business? Read this report to learn how virtualization impacted data center performance and total cost of ownership (TCO) in a test environment.
Posted: 05 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

Dell and Microsoft SQL

The Smarter, Faster Route to Virtualization: vStart
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines frequently cited obstacles to virtualization adoption. Learn how to simplify the virtualization deployment process by installing a pre-built and pre-assembled framework for your virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

RHEV for Servers: Competitive Pricing whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware vSphere 5 for server virtualization. Inside, find detailed pricing comparisons for the use cases of 100 and 250 virtual servers.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

RHEV for Desktops: Competitive Pricing Whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware View 5 for desktop virtualization. Access a detailed price comparison for the use cases of 100 virtual desktops.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

CIO Quickpulse: Drivers for Enterprise Virtualization Diversification
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Considering adopting second-vendor virtualization to increase diversity, data center power and agility?  This resource describes the appeal of open source solutions over proprietary vendor solutions.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

Changing Data Center Requirements and Spending Trends
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how data center costs fit into overall IT spending. Find out why virtualization and cloud computing call for a holistic approach that unifies management of networking, storage, and security resources.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Real-World Application Performance
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Compare the performance of real enterprise workloads and applications such as SAP, Oracle database and IBM DB2 on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) in this brief summary. Discover how you can leverage an open source virtualization platform to gain 96 percent or more bare metal performance.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Red Hat

Presentation Transcript: Navigating The Complexities Of An Increasingly Virtualized World
sponsored by Dell Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation covers the trends, challenges, and impact of virtualization on SMBs today, and also discusses how to implement effective backup and recovery for virtualized environments.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Dell Software

When blade servers meet virtualization: Cost concerns
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Customers interested in purchasing blade servers must carefully assess the costs of implementing and maintaining these platforms. This expert e-guide presents a cost/benefit analysis of blade servers and explains why virtualization should be factored into investment decisions.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM

Analytics Required to Successfully Manage Performance and Capacity in Cloud Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Discover how proactive and automated workload management can help you maximize virtualization ROI and deliver truly optimized workload performance. Read on to discover what most virtual management tools are lacking and how you can gain the analytical abilities you need.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

VMTurbo

Virtualized Management: Choosing the Right Tools
sponsored by VMTurbo
EGUIDE: Explore the top 8 considerations to keep in mind when selecting a tool to manage your virtual environment, including reviewing the product’s update path, considering the learning curve involved, and more.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

VMTurbo

Brandbank uses Sanbolic’s Melio to Deliver High Availability and Improve Performance for Image File-Serving Service
sponsored by Sanbolic Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study details how one company leveraged a dedicated software to gain simultaneous access to critical information, eliminating the need for redundant copies of data and realizing tremendous storage savings.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Sanbolic Inc.

SQL Server Consolidation Good -- Not Checking Metrics Bad
sponsored by Sanbolic Inc.
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn how SQL Server consolidation can help you cut costs and increase efficiency. Discover why many companies are choosing to consolidate several databases on different physical servers into a single SQL Server and the metrics you must consider before doing so.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Sanbolic Inc.

MicroScope - April 2012: A special issue looking at the opportunities for resellers in the server market
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: Themed ezine looking at the issues in the server market and the opportunities for resellers.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

MicroScope

IT Handbook: Planning a Server Refresh
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Server buyers should consider the implications of vendor roadmaps and consolidation and look to capacity planning and objective tools when updating data center hardware. In this IT handbook you will learn the importance of a server roadmap, factors to consider in server selection, tips on server consolidation and capacity planning, and much more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2012 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

NexGen n5 Storage System
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this ESG Report for a hands-on introduction to a hybrid solid-state storage solution designed to deliver fast performance for mixed-application workloads in both consolidated and virtual server environments. Read on to learn about the features of this technology, and to discover how it stacked up against ESG's lab testing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

NexGen Storage

Presentation Transcript: Data Center Consolidation Trends
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: 2012 holds a lot of promise for today's data centers, with several new trends taking off at the same time. This presentation transcript follows the evolution of virtualization, cloud computing, and other recent technologies and projects the impact they will have on business infrastructures.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Presentation Transcript: The Path to Cloud Enablement: Modernize and Migrate
sponsored by Red Hat/Cisco/Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In part one of this guide to consolidating, virtualizing and enabling a successful and scalable cloud infrastructure, discover how you can modernize your data center with technologies from Cisco, Intel and Red Hat.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

Red Hat/Cisco/Intel

Business Advantage Delivered: The Cisco Unified Computing System
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why more and more companies are adopting a unified approach to data centre management and offers detailed guidance to help them address concerns over capacity planning, application performance, server sprawl, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Strategies for Enabling a Virtual and Converged Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, learn how your company can successfully transition to a multi-tenant, virtual and converged data center.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc.
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