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ALSO CALLED: Virtualization, SV, Applications Virtualization, Application Virtualization
DEFINITION: Application virtualization (also known as application portability or application service virtualization) is the practice of running software from a remote server rather than on the user's computer. Dynamic link library (DLL) programs redirect all the virtualized application's calls to the server's file system. When software is run from the server in this manner, no changes are made to the local  … 
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Sun xVM Virtualization Portfolio: Virtualizing the Dynamic Datacenter
sponsored by Continental Resources Inc.
BOOK: This paper summarizes the benefits and challenges of traditional virtualization strategies, the advantages of Sun's approach, and the core capabilities of the Sun xVM portfolio.
Posted: 13 Nov 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2008

Continental Resources Inc.

eGuide: Blade Servers Trends
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: The server type selected for a consolidation or virtualization project lays the foundation for the entire plan, it even impacts the benefits you'll see from the investment.
Posted: 11 Nov 2008 | Published: 11 Nov 2008

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

Intel Xeon Processor 7300 Series - Visual Demo
sponsored by Intel Corporation
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Discover how Intel Xeon processor 7300 series offer innovations in data traffic optimization.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 24 Jul 2008

Intel Corporation

Data Center Virtualization Q&A
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this is a question and answer session, Erik Giesa, VP of Product Management and Marketing, discusses what's driving the need for data center virtualization, the benefits of it, and what companies should consider when virtualizing their data.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

F5 Networks

Focus Research Series: Desktop and Application Delivery Landscape Report with All Profiles
sponsored by Focus
WHITE PAPER: This excerpt of the Focus Landscape Research Series covers the drivers, trends, technical approaches and available solutions involved in evaluating and implementing desktop and application virtualization and delivery alternatives.
Posted: 18 Apr 2008 | Published: 30 Mar 2008

Focus

Fault Tolerance in a Virtual World
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: As data centers adopt virtualization, fault-tolerance becomes more important. Download this white paper to learn about fault tolerance in a virtual world and how it can reduce overall cost of downtime.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Stratus Technologies

PC Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware and IBM
WHITE PAPER: If a virtual server is a good idea, why not extend that notion to a virtual desktop PC? Learn how users can retain full control of their desktop environment while continuing to enjoy all of the functionality associated with personal control.
Posted: 11 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

VMware and IBM

Why Application Virtualization is the Next Big Thing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Updates to operating systems, patching or user customizations require tweaks to configurations making applications management and delivery unbearable. Learn how application virtualization provides the foundation to eliminate these problems.
Posted: 16 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Citrix

SearchServerVirtualization.com EGuide: The Guide to Running Windows on Xen
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization has the power to consolidate server rooms and extend the life of hardware investments. This E-Guide from SearchServerVirtualization.com provides a comparison of the leading virtualization platforms: Xen, Virtual Server and VMware.
Posted: 06 Mar 2007 | Published: 06 Mar 2007

Novell, Inc.

Virtualization Overview
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization has the power to improve performance across IT and new hardware components like blades and 64-bit processors have only fueled its popularity. Download this paper to get a comprehensive overview of the virtualization infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

VMware, Inc.

All Systems Go: Novell & Microsoft Interoperability Web Seminar
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Gain new control over your mixed environment and get a preview of the new solutions making history. Microsoft and Novell are coming together to help you operate better and achieve your key technical and business goals.
Posted: 14 Dec 2006 | Premiered: Dec 19, 2006, 10:30 EST (15:30 GMT)

Novell, Inc.

Pfizer Gets Smart about Infrastructure
sponsored by Cassatt Corporation
CASE STUDY: Read how Cassatt's IT automation platform enabled Pfizer to create an on-demand infrastructure of existing hardware that provisions resources to applications in need. As a result, Pfizer estimates over $5 million in savings over the n...
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Cassatt Corporation

Intel vPro Technology Launch Video
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WEBCAST: Business Desktop PCs with Intel vPro technology provide down-the-wire proactive security and manageability capabilities for your every business needs'-even when the user's environment is inoperable.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Premiered: Oct 2, 2006

Intel Corporation

Atos Workplace Solutions and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Based on its evaluation of the virtualization capabilities in PCs with Intel® vPro™ technology, Atos Origin is planning to add this new technology to the next version of the Atos Workplace solution.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

EDS Workplace Management Services and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The evaluation showed that EDS could use a dedicated software application, or "virtual appliance," to update software applications, remediate PCs, and restore data for a user OS that had become inoperative.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

Built-in Manageability and Proactive Security for Business Desktop PCs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how built in desktop management can help address today?s key IT challenges such as avoiding malicious attacks, accurate inventory of assets, and the demand for IT services.
Posted: 05 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

HP Integrity NonStop Servers: Standards-based Innovation for the Highest Levels of Service
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a comprehensive portfolio of servers which deliver flexibility to respond quickly and effectively to changes, with the availability, scalability and cost features that are most appropriate for your business continuity needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Virtualization in the Data Center
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization technology allows enterprises to reduce hardware costs, increase server utilization and deliver scalability on-demand. Learn more about the leading virtualization technologies and the benefits it can bring to today's data centers.
Posted: 16 May 2006 | Published: 16 May 2006

Novell, Inc.
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SOFTWARE VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  computer's operating system (OS), file system or registry. Computing resources are allocated based on changing requirements in real time. Advantages of application virtualization include: Cost savings on hardware. Cost savings on software and OS licenses. Ability to handle large and fluctuating work volume. Ability to run multiple versions of an application program concurrently on a single computer. Ease of application management, upgrading and migration. Ability to leverage resources without adversely impacting users. Optimal utilization of existing hardware. Flexibility in the acquisition … 
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