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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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Multinational Banking & Financial Services Company Enables Rapid Go-to-Market In Its Disrupted Industry
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: We all have to deal with market disruption and how you adapt determines whether you sink or swim. With today's markets, you need an infrastructure that enables you to respond to market demands as soon as possible. Access this case study to learn how and why one multinational company implemented a self-managing infrastructure.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Turbonomic

Unified Data Protection: Enterprise Power, Small Team Simple
sponsored by arcserve
DATA SHEET: In this data sheet, learn about a unified data protection system designed to simplify backup for cloud, virtual, and physical servers.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 25 May 2017

arcserve

Get More from Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: How do you keep pace in today's idea-driven economy while alleviating the strain on your IT? Hyperconvergence. This white paper displays the impact an enterprise-grade VM vending machine has on midsized businesses, enabling you to quickly deploy VMs, simplify IT operations, and reduce overall costs.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Should You Let Software Define Your Data Center?
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EZINE: In this exclusive handbook, IT expert Dan Kusnetzky cuts into the hype surrounding the software-defined data center, and suggests ways IT decision makers can evaluate whether the SDDC is the right path forward.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

SearchServerVirtualization

Fast-Forward Business with IT Automation
sponsored by VMware and Circle IT
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, learn how to automate your IT and application delivery process to meet the demands of the cloud.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

VMware and Circle IT

Fast-Forward Business with On-Demand App Deployments
sponsored by VMware and Presidio
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, learn how to automate your IT and application delivery process to meet the demands of the cloud.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

VMware and Presidio

Fast-Forward Business with IT
sponsored by VMware and Presidio
RESOURCE: In this resource, learn how network automation can provide your organization with the speed it needs to keep up with today's most pressing IT trends.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

VMware and Presidio

IDC Topline: Accelerating Digital Business with Expanded Regional Coverage and Best-of-Breed Network Capabilities
sponsored by SingTel
RESOURCE: This IDC report details why companies should consider the integration of hosted, private and public cloud solutions along with SDN and NFV to deliver the networking performance they need to embrace digital transformation.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

SingTel

5 Ways to Improve Hyper-V Backup
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: 70% of enterprises that use VM-specific data protection tools want their entire global data protection consolidated into a single unified data protection platform. Hyper-V and VMware both aim to be that platform, but they need a little boost. Access this white paper to learn 5 ways that one platform is making the most of your backup platform.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Veritas

Beyond the Cubicle: Life in the Digital Workspace
sponsored by Citrix
EBOOK: While digital workspaces represent a powerful competitive differentiator, this seismic shift requires ensuring high-quality employee experiences without sacrificing corporate data security—a fine balance. This e-book serves as your guide to the virtual workspace imperative. Read on to maximize your digital payoff.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

Citrix

Oracle’s IaaS Cloud gives companies control over their IS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EGUIDE: Access this special report to learn about the importance of adding an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud to your resources and which vendor stands above the rest by delivering the same quality service at lower prices.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Efficient, Cost-Effective VDI Expansion on Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel®
RESOURCE: Access this IDC research paper to learn how a successful converged infrastructure can increase the reliability, performance, and scalability of your VDI deployments. Extend your virtual desktop environments with system that will support intense graphic apps, deliver higher mobility, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Dell EMC Intel®

Containers Rise to the Challenges of Hybrid IT
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Containers are one way to get software to run reliably when migrating from one environment to another. Access this analyst paper for case studies from two different kinds of organizations that have already benefited significantly from containers.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Red Hat

Customers Share Their Success With Red Hat Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this short resource, learn what five Red Hat Virtualization customers had to say about their experiences with this virtualization platform.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Red Hat

Move to Your Private Data Center in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EBOOK: The amount of data your business has to handle lately is dizzying and it is only going to keep growing. It's time to start moving your data center to the cloud. Access this white paper to learn about a public cloud service that will help manage your data center and keep your budget manageable.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Simplifying Storage Allocations for Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: "How can I simplify storage allocation for virtual desktops?" You asked the question, we have the answer. Read on to discover how to address storage allocation requirements of both the operating system and apps, and VDI user data, in this expert guide.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

VDI Hardware Evaluation Checklist
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Organizations considering VDI must exercise caution when choosing the hardware on which to run their platform. From this e-guide, learn how to choose the right VDI hardware for your deployment. Read on to access a five-point checklist for selection, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Ten Methods of Improving Virtual Server Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Performance monitoring for virtual storage is very difficult due to the hypervisor lacking the insight into what's happening with that storage. This expert guide illustrates how to improve the performance of your virtual server storage with 10 proven methods.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Combine the Best of On-premise Virtualization with Public Cloud for High Performing IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the benefits of implementing a hybrid on premises/public cloud infrastructure model, and outlines expert recommendations for effective deployment. Read on to prevent VM sprawl in your current infrastructure, and prepare to merge with public cloud.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

How to Get the Best from VMware Workloads with Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to extend VMware workloads from on-premises environments to the cloud with on-demand bare metal and virtual servers—security and compliance intact. Read on to transition to hybrid cloud with minimal disruption, and maintain control of your apps.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

IBM

Aligning the Network with Digital Transformation, Cloud, and Customer Engagement
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN. . It also considers how and why SD-WAN has arisen as a technological answer to that challenge.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Windstream Communications

Analyst Report: Hyper-converged Appliances Are the New Scalable, IT Building Blocks
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: In this ESG report, view the testing of one hyper-converged appliance, stacking up its manageability, simple scale-out functionality, performance, and reliability against others of its kind. Access now to use HCI as an IT building block in your enterprise, and learn how HCI simplifies the adoption of virtualization.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Dell EMC Intel®

What are The Trends that Continue to Drive Adoption of Virtualized IT and Virtualization-Specific Backup?
sponsored by Veeam Software
RESEARCH CONTENT: As businesses move more workloads to virtual machines, backup requirements are changing dramatically. Read about just what effects this shift in backup requirements has caused in this ESG research report, which explains why flexibility and agility are the most important aspects of modern backup, the top 5 data recovery challenges, and more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Veeam Software

Deliver Better Backup and Data Availability to Combat VM Sprawl
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In order to combat data growth and VM sprawl, you need to rethink backup. In this white paper, learn about a virtual-based backup program that can enable future-proofing with easy scalability, lower ongoing backup costs, and more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Veeam Software

Top 5 Tips to Accelerate your Hyper-V infrastructure Projects
sponsored by Starwind 5nine
WHITE PAPER: Looking to complete your Hyper-V infrastructure project under budget Read this webcast transcript as two virtual server experts highlight 5 methods of accelerating your Hyper-V infrastructure projects. You'll also gain security and compliance best practices for protecting your virtual workloads.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Starwind 5nine
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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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