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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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IT in Europe - May 2012
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EZINE: While network access control (NAC) technology seemed to disappear into the great beyond just a year ago, it is ready to resurface with a vengeance. However, the technology will need to resurge with better controls, especially as the consumerisation of IT and bring your own device (BYOD) trends overtake the enterprise.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Expert approach to combining VDI and unified communications
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide form SearchUnifiedCommunications.com explains how to best approach unified communications in a virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

SearchSecurity.com

The impact of Cloud on IT
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ANALYST BRIEF: This research from Freeform Dynamics assess the impact of the cloud on the IT department and the way the department functions.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 21 Jul 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Jumpstart your Virtualization Project with the Latest Technology
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the new version of VMware vSphere and discusses the additional features and capabilities it now offers. Gain insights on how you can leverage this technology to increase efficiency, scalability and cost-savings.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Premiered: Jul 6, 2012

VMware, Inc.

Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.2. Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Download your free trial of Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution for Virtual Appliance, an integrated suite of management functions to improve the configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of your network.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Premiered: 15 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

Simplified Management of Video Collaboration Services
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Access this product overview to learn more about Cisco Prime Collaboration Manager which can help optimize the delivery efficiency, reduce operational costs of video collaboration services and provide an optimal end-user experience.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager VA Performance on vSphere 4
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud infrastructure platforms like VMware vSphere 4.0 can benefit from load balancers that connect users to the most suitable datacenter. This white paper outlines how the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) improves traffic performance compared to a Linux install.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Virtualized SAP Solution Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This study details the performance scalability of the Cisco unified computing system (UCS) platform coupled with Intel Xeon 5600 series processors and EMC CLARiiON storage, and demonstrates why it's a great fit for virtualized SAP solutions.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

AlertBoot Moves to the Cloud with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: When AlertBoot, a leading provider of full disk encryption, made the switch to the cloud it needed to find a load balancing solution that would support its migration and prevent downtime. The company chose Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager to use while transitioning its infrastructure to an entirely virtualized environment.
Posted: 08 Nov 2011 | Published: 08 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance Performance on vSphere 4
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud infrastructure platforms like VMware vSphere 4.0 can significantly benefit from load balancers that connect users to the most suitable data center. This white paper outlines how the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) improves traffic performance figures compared to a Linux install.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

VMware vSphere 4 Performance on Cisco Unified Computing System
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the performance figures obtained by the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) running on VMware vSphere 4.0, which was installed on a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Virtualization: The Benefits, Challenges, and Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Transitioning to a virtual environment can be challenging, but optimizing application delivery can dramatically ease the process. Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager makes it easy to migrate and scale data on demand, and is also the only application delivery solution available as an easily deployed virtual appliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Virtual Storage Pros and Cons
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide was designed to help you become aware of the bumps in the road that you might come across when implementing storage virtualization. It also outlines the different approaches to storage virtualization and offers suggestions on how to choose the right approach for your environment. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2011

Dell Compellent

Channel strategies e-zine: Actionable information on technologies and sales tactics
sponsored by IBM
EZINE: This expert e-zine from SearchITChannel.com follows the evolution of virtualization and explains how it gave way to virtual appliances. Get advice to help you determine whether this technology makes sense for your business. Plus, discover new revenue opportunities surrounding Open Source deployment.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 22 Sep 2011

IBM

Will Your IT Budget Scale? Realizing Massive ROI through Data Virtualilzation
sponsored by Delphix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This resource provides insight into data virtualization software that has the ability to scale with your budget in order to maximize ROI and efficiency.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

Delphix

Virtual Computer on 2nd Generation Intel Core vPro Processors
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: Peter Marconi, Senior VP of Engineering at Virtual Computer, talks about how NxTop, Virtual Computer's baremetal client hypervisor, and 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors work together to deliver a secure, desktop virtualization solution. Watch this informative video to learn how to increase your PCs manageability and performance.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 12 Sep 2011

Intel

Dr. Jim Metzler's Advice on Options for Better Web App Delivery
sponsored by Coyote Point Systems, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book examines server virtualization and the many benefits it can offer an organization from server consolidation to decreased bandwidth costs.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Coyote Point Systems, Inc.

Case Study: State of New Mexico Chooses HyTrust to Secure Virtualized Infrastructure
sponsored by HyTrust
CASE STUDY: To meet the growing needs of the public, raise efficiency and streamline government processes, the New Mexico Human Services Department adopted a full-scale virtualization deployment. Take a look at this resource, a case study of New Mexico's implementation of the HyTrust Appliance for a new level of security in the virtualized environment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

HyTrust

Network Evolution Ezine: How Networks are Adapting to Virtualization
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: This Network Evolution E-Zine discusses the ins and outs of virtualization and provides insight into how today’s networks are adapting. Uncover information focusing on systems vs. networking at the virtual edge and network diagnostics that can see through the technology.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

SearchNetworking.com

ADC-VX Whitepaper: The Agility of Virtual; The Predictability of Physical
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Read our white paper, to learn how ADC-VX is an ideal solution for large enterprises, hosting and service providers as well as cloud providers that aspire to achieve significant cost savings by consolidating multiple dedicated ADC devices into a single, cost-effective consolidated ADC device.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Radware

CA Technologies and VMware: Accelerating the Business Value of Virtualization
sponsored by CA and VMware
WEBCAST: Together, CA Technologies and VMware support customers’ journey to the cloud with integrated, synergistic solutions that accelerate the business value of virtualization. Hear how customers are benefiting from the two organizations' shared vision, products, services and support.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2011

CA and VMware

Building the Next-Generation Data Center – A Detailed Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how software vendors are offering virtualization management software that offers robust features and has well defined roadmaps. Read on to learn how to build the next-generation data center and overcome the challenges of managing a virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

CA Technologies.

Data Center Class WAN Optimization
sponsored by Silver Peak
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: According to the report, "WAN optimization is about improving the performance of business applications over WAN connections. Most networks carry a variety of traffic types of differing characteristics and importance."
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

Silver Peak

Accelerating the Business Value of Virtualization
sponsored by CA and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how IT professionals can use a proven approach to leverage the benefits of virtualization to reduce costs, improve services and enhance business agility. Continue reading to learn how to accelerate the business value of virtualization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

CA and VMware
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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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