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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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Networks That Know Virtualization
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how virtualization can work in your favor, offering benefits such as scalability, agility, and efficiency. Read on to discover a checklist that contains the key attributes of a virtualized network architecture.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

Railroad Carrier Virtualizes SAP on Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VCE
CASE STUDY: In order to realize cost savings and operation efficiencies, rail carrier Canadian Pacific (CP) wanted to move from inefficient outsourced IT services to a private cloud implementation. This brief case study illustrates how CP leveraged a converged infrastructure to virtualize its extensive suite of SAP and other business-critical applications.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VCE

ESG Study - Citrix and HP Help Deliver Alternative Desktop Solutions
sponsored by Citrix and HP
VIDEO: Watch this webcast to learn about a desktop virtualization combined solution that will enable you to move, manage, and secure virtual desktops and components from a central location.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 29 May 2014

Citrix and HP

How you can leverage desktop virtualisation to meet end-user demands?
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how HP and Citrix have teamed up to leverage their experience to help streamline IT operational costs, improve manageability, of the end-user computing environment, and centralize data.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Citrix and HP

Economic Impact of Converging SAP Landscapes On Vblock Systems
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive report from Forrester Research, Inc., discover the potential ROI and other advantages you could experience by running SAP on Vblock™ converged infrastructure. Explore an ROI analysis of a composite company based off real-world businesses that migrated SAP landscapes to Vblock systems.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

VCE

Reap the benefits of a virtual desktop with HP ConvergedSystem 100
sponsored by Citrix and HP
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Check out this concise resource to uncover the key features of HP ConvergedSystem 100, so you can get on the fast track to a better PC desktop experience.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix and HP

Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive resource to find out about the security risks of Active Directory integrated virtualization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Kingston Chooses Veeam to Safeguard Virtualized Tier 1 Applications
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out which backup solution one organization trusts enough that they were convinced to virtualize tier 1 applications.
Posted: 14 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Veeam Software

Cisco's Solution for Virtualization Challenges
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: Even though virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has created many new challenges for users. Read through this white paper to find out how this platform helps organizations conquer the challenges virtualization technology creates.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CISCO & INTEL®

CEO insights: Reinventing the rules of engagement
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This major study from IBM, which delves into the views of 884 global CEOs, assess the impact of technology on their organisations and strategy.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The Total Economic Impact™ of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Forrester report to explore the total economic impact of IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation tools. Read on to explore the benefits, costs, and associated risks of investing in these service virtualization technologies.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

New Virtual Networking Technologies Make Convergence Real
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses what role the cloud plays in the convergence of IT. Uncover 3 important lessons the cloud provides on converged infrastructure solutions, 3 main approaches to creating virtual networks and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Considerations for Third-Party and Server Appliance Tools
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine what types of tools are available to help IT shops monitor storage performance in VMware server environments. Get advice about, discover the benefits of, and explore the drawbacks of third-party storage performance monitoring tools.
Posted: 30 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2014

Rackspace

Intelligent Traffic Replication & Filtering for Virtual Machines
sponsored by Gigamon
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Access this informative white paper to find out how this vendor's node allows specific traffic flows to be selected, forwarded and delivered to the right analysis, monitoring or security devices – with additional info on its features and benefits.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Gigamon

Remote Office Infrastructure – A Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Reference Architecture on Dell PowerEdge VRTX
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth resource to find out how this converged hardware solution can help you design your branch office IT environment.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell India

Simplified virtualization solutions solve network, server, and storage pain points
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: Take a look at this exclusive data sheet to find out about the simple, cost-effective virtualization solutions HP offers so you can select the best fit for your business environment.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Flash-based storage: Supporting every inch of your data centre
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to find out how HP's flash-based storage design differs from other vendors, its technical details and advantages.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

An Introduction to Brocade VCS Fabric Technology
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to learn how an Ethernet fabric technology enables you to create efficient data center networks that can keep up with the demands of today's always-on, connected world. Read now to explore the capabilities and benefits of this technology.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Brocade

Cisco UCS with Intel® Xeon® Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informational white paper to find out how Cisco's Unified Computing System powered by Intel processors, promises to deliver a successful virtualization with rapid deployment through automated configuration.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

CISCO & INTEL®

The backup appliance that can provide agility for your workloads
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Searching for a backup appliance to support your virtualized data center? This enterprise class appliance leads the integrated purpose-built backup market, with good reason. Read on to learn why.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Maximize The ROI of an SAP Virtualization Project
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: There are several steps organizations can take to generate ROI from SAP virtualization projects and reap the benefits of virtualization more quickly. In this e-guide, learn about the pros and cons of SAP virtualization. Read on to uncover tips for achieving substantial ROI in a timely fashion.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

EMC Corporation

Exploring the shifting roles in test and QA management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Although every company and industry is different, most are using new software practices that are changing the roles of test managers.  In this tip guide, learn the common development trends being seen in the industry and get advice for test and QA managers.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

CA Technologies.

Improve Mobile App Testing with Service Virtualization
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To ensure top-notch user experience on mobile apps, you need to conduct thorough testing - but mobile app testing isn't easy. How do you overcome the challenges such as unavailable testing components and unpredictable network conditions? Access this resource to find out how service virtualization for mobile app testing may be the key.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Parasoft Corporation

Alleviate Data Center Pain Points That Come From Network Bottlenecks
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a highly strategic product that is fit-for-purpose for today's connectivity requirements and future-ready for the evolving and emerging application-driven needs of tomorrow.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Avaya
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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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