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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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Tech Forward High School Rolls Out VDI on an All-Flash Storage Platform
sponsored by Pure Storage
CASE STUDY: This case study details how a tech forward high school was able to make storage performance problems a thing of the past by implementing an all-flash storage platform. Access now to learn about this easy to install platform and how it simplified the school's VDI implementation.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Pure Storage

8 Reasons to Rethink Virtualization in Your Datacenter
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: The time has come for virtualization to become integrated as a core feature into the rest of the infrastructure. Explore an infrastructure platform delivering enterprise-class storage, compute, and virtualization services for any app and learn eight benefits of integrating virtualization in your data center infrastructure.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Nutanix

End-User Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Solutions
sponsored by Nutanix
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: After selecting the right strategy and software vendor for delivering EUC services and applications, infrastructure choices make up the next big decision for application and desktop virtualization projects. This essential guide outlines 5 important factors that should be considered in the EUC infrastructure design process.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Nutanix

The Importance of VM Monitoring Tools
sponsored by VMware
EGUIDE: With native tools automatically included in hypervisors, many organizations are reluctant to invest in additional 3rd party VM monitoring tools. However, these tools often surpass the capabilities of native tools. Access now to find out why these additional tools are key to utilizing the full potential of your virtualization infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

VMware

6 Reasons Your Workloads Demand a Server Refresh Now
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
DATA SHEET: Explore six benefits of upgrading aging servers to a new generation of servers that deliver dramatic performance improvements for virtualization, converged IT, hybrid cloud, and big data. You'll discover how refreshing your servers can empower IT and transform your business.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Steps for a Successful SDS Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: As a radical new way to deploy storage services at a lower cost and improved performance, software-defined storage (SDS) has become a hot buzzword that vendors are applying to a diverse variety of solutions. In this eGuide, learn how to compare SDS vendors and the benefits of hyperconverged/converged software and storage virtualization.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

What is Disaster Recovery as a Service?
sponsored by Databarracks
VIDEO: This brief video presents an overview of disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) and the benefits it can bring to your organization.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 30 Apr 2014

Databarracks

The World’s #1 vRA/vCAC Alternative
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores a cloud management platform allowing delivery of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) from a single console while continuously monitoring resources to optimize automation, deployment and configuration of IT services across cloud environments.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Embotics

Disaster Recovery as a Service
sponsored by Databarracks
WHITE PAPER: Disasters don't happen every day, so why pay for a DR solution that charges as if you are constantly recovering? Learn how outsourcing disaster recovery makes your environment safer and the process of maintaining it easier.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Databarracks

Virtualization Value: VMware vSphere vs. Free Hypervisors
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Investing in free hypervisors may seem like a budget no-brainer; however that up-front reduction ends up really costing you in the long run. Learn how to leverage 5 operational advantages of one virtualization platform, and compare its performance to that of free hypervisors.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

VMware

Veeam Availability Suite and SAP on Oracle: Deployment Guide for VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V Environments
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a global collection of experts share real world knowledge to show you how to achieve the highest levels of availability for SAP in today's data center.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Is the Enterprise Ready for Network Functions Virtualization?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: Today, virtualization and the cloud enable businesses to have compute agility. However, the network remains relatively inflexible. This ZK Research report explains why deploying network functions virtualization must be one of your top priorities, because doing so can align your network with your business goals in the digital era.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Choosing the Right Virtualization Platform to Meet Business Objectives
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Because virtualization tools are designed to take care of immediate needs, they often can't accommodate rapidly changing requirements. Discover how to leverage an adaptive virtualization platform to gain unmatched app support, scalability, and ease of use—without breaking your budget.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

VMware

VMworld Europe 2016: What to expect
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: VMworld Europe 2016 hits Barcelona in October, with VMware expected to announce new and refreshed products and services in support of its end-user computing and cloud strategy. In this e-guide, you'll find case studies featuring last year's winners, along with articles covering the technologies VMware looks set to champion at this year's event.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Intelligent Operations Management Platform
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This video provides the reader a flavor of the features and benefits of intelligent operations and how it can help organizations big and small.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

Sonora Quest Labs Runs Converged System for Better Flexibility and More Value
sponsored by NTT ICT
VIDEO: In this video case study, see how by implementing HPE's Converged System 240, Sonora Quest Labs was able to improve their VM flexibility and deliver greater value to their organization as a whole.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 12 Jan 2016

NTT ICT

Azure Cloud Applications: Deployment Methods and Challenges
sponsored by Softchoice Corporation
EGUIDE: Don't let deploying Azure cloud apps be a confusing process. This exclusive e-guide details the differences between the classic Azure cloud app deployment and the newer Resource Manager deployment to help you compare and determine the one that works for you.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 06 Sep 2016

Softchoice Corporation

Develop and Implement a Strong Virtual Data Center Migration Plan
sponsored by CommScope
EGUIDE: Moving a virtual data center from one physical location to another is a big undertaking, and without a well-thought-out data migration plan, you are sure to run into issues. This e-guide details tips and tricks to developing a step-by-step migration plan and highlights how automation can help your approach.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 06 Sep 2016

CommScope

Evolve Your Cloud with Containers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Without proper management of your container ecosystem, you will be missing out on key features that can further benefit your cloud environment. This white paper discusses one cloud network automation platform that easily manages and supports your container ecosystem. Access now to learn about the variety of features this platform provides.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Virtual SAN: A New Approach to Storage
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: Discover how a hyper-converged storage architecture can deliver compute and storage resources through a virtualized platform with end-to-end visibility and control. Your enterprise can simplify your virtual environments with a virtual SAN infrastructure that can boost your performance without skyrocketing your TCO.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 16 Mar 2015

VMware

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Data growth is quickly outpacing IT storage budgets, causing market leaders to look for efficient and cost effective storage solutions. This webcast explains how to deal with today's data explosion by implementing software-defined storage (SDS) at your enterprise. View now to learn about SDS and its multitude of cost saving features.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Feb 17, 2016

Red Hat

Managing Software-Defined Networks
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Network-heavy workloads place considerable stress on today's virtualized and cloud data centers. SDN technologies aim to reduce the bottlenecks that can precipitate at the network layer in such environments. Access this whitepaper that explores the benefits of incorporating network topology and traffic-matrix information in VM placement decisions.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Turbonomic

Quantifying Business Benefits of NFV-Based Managed Enterprise Services
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are transforming their services and networks by using SDN and NFV. This white paper explains the benefits of the NFV-based managed enterprise services necessary to know for a successful transformation. Access now to learn about these benefits and a consulting service that can help build the business of a SDN and NFV network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Ciena

How to Choose the Right Virtualization Platform for Your Business
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: As applications proliferate and data grows by leaps and bounds, virtualization is quickly becoming a business imperative. With such a large diversity of virtualization platform solutions, how can you make the best choice for your business? Access this brief for a walk through five questions that can help you evaluate your options.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery Service Grabs Spotlight
sponsored by Databarracks
EGUIDE: Cloud-based disaster recovery has emerged as an affordable, flexible method for providing application availability following a disaster event. This e-guide provides insight into cloud DR including strengths, issues, different model types, and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Databarracks
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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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