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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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Discovering the Transformative Value of All-Flash Arrays on Healthcare VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
ANALYST REPORT: Don't let legacy SAN and mechanical spinning disk sap the storage budget. In this assessment, you'll examine the ROI realized by deploying all-flash arrays for healthcare VDI. Read on to discover economic all-flash that eliminates SAN performance inefficiencies, and more.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Getting to the Heart of the Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Nokia
WEBCAST: In this webcast, CIMI Corporation President, Tom Nolle, explains how to build a cloud strategy with OpenStack that can overcome common limitations and frustrations. Learn how to ensure cloud success now.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Nov 22, 2016

Nokia

Beyond the Trial: Fulfilling OpenStack’s Promise of Dynamism
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: Once you have employed OpenStack, the next step is to harness the dynamism that's inherent in virtualization and cloud computing models. This white paper details the essential steps to take to fully leverage the benefits of the cloud virtual network.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Nokia

SDN and NFV: Increasing Business Benefits and Driving Network Change
sponsored by NTT America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide details three technologies that can increase the benefits of SDN and NFV. Access now and you'll also learn how NFV and SDN can work in tandem in new network infrastructure design.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

NTT America, Inc.

The UC Market: UCaaS, Video, SIP Trunking and More
sponsored by NTT America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how you can continue to support video streaming on your multicast network. Additionally, learn how the UCaaS market is soaring due to cloud and why enterprises are beginning to use SIP trunking services.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

NTT America, Inc.

Unify Your Data Center Operations
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses how a software-defined data center solution allows you to virtualize your data center while still providing connectivity to your essential, legacy physical resources. Learn how to achieve your virtualization goals and simplify the full lifecycle of network operations.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Fabric Solutions for Data Centers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
VIDEO: This video discusses how a fabric solution allows you to customize your data center network to meet the specific needs of your traffic and applications. Learn how this fabric solution can facilitate the evolution from an old fashioned 3-tiered network to an integrated network designed for current and future applications and services.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

SDN: Agility Without Compromise
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a SDN solution that makes implementing and optimizing SDN at your enterprise as simple as possible. Learn how SDN can streamline network operations, increase business agility and accelerate your service delivery now.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Using SDN with OVSDB in Top-of-Rack Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how implementing a SDN solution removes data center restrictions by creating virtual networks on hosts where applications are running. Learn how using this solution with OVSDB in ToR switches allows seamless, automated integration between virtual and physical data center networks.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Advanced Switches Provide Scale and Simplicity for Any Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a portfolio of data center switches that support a number of innovative switching architectures. These architectures support deployments that scale from dozens to thousands of ports, delivering a highly flexible solution for virtually any data center environment.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Open Source Virtualization Platform Data Sheet
sponsored by Red Hat
DATA SHEET: Delve into the essentials of open source virtualization that provides security, reliability, and scalability for virtualized resource-intensive, critical workloads. Take advantage of open source virtualization's workload portability in order to secure the hypervisor against attack vectors, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Red Hat

Red Hat Virtualization: VMware Migration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the enterprise benefits of migrating your Linux and Windows VMs to an open source virtualization platform. Discover the software flexibility of this platform and the ease with which it integrates with sundry system components.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Red Hat

Sky News Delivers 24/7 News Service with Reliable Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Discover a virtualization platform that afforded Sky News, a 24-hour, multimedia news channel, the flexibility needed to expand and develop their content services, accommodate fluctuations in traffic, improve resiliency for 24/7 operations, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

Laying The Foundation for a Virtualized Network Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
EGUIDE: SDN, NFV and VNF: Don't get bogged down with these hot-topic terms. This expert guide discusses how and whether you should implement virtualized functions in your enterprise.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

VMware

Understanding SDN Components and Where They're Being Implemented
sponsored by VMware
EGUIDE: Download this expert e-guide for IT expert Andrew Froehlich's guidance on what SDN is, how the approach differs from NFV, and where SDN components are being implemented in current enterprise networks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

VMware

Malware Analysis: How Some Strains 'Adapt' to Virtual Machines
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EGUIDE: Server-oriented malware is actually more likely to infect a virtual system than a physical one in many organizations. Now what? This expert e-guide provides the real story of how malware is adapting to virtual environments, so you can ensure protection going forward.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Side-by-Side Comparison: Hardware – vs. Software-Centric Networks
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: If you still use a hardware-centric network, you know that provisioning a network into production is a time-consuming process. It doesn't have to be that way. This infographic provides a side-by-side comparison of hardware- vs. software-centric networks, so you can learn how much time and money you could be saving by virtualizing your network.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

VMware

Agility Matters: Extending the Benefits of Virtualization to the Network
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how network virtualization is able to meet today's network demands by automating traditionally manual IT processes. Learn how network virtualization can enable greater agility at your business by accessing now.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

VMware

Don't Box-In Your Career: Build Your Expertise In Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Making network virtualization a core competence will soon be a necessary addition to your professional skills as an enterprise network manager or architect. Access this white paper to learn how new credentials in network virtualization will make you incredibly valuable in your organization and put you ahead of your peers.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

Encourage Business Users To Have Even Higher Expectations For Network Velocity And Agility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Physical networks are certainly more powerful and intelligent than they were in the past, but they still lack agility, security, and flexibility. You can't afford to be constrained by those limits. This white paper explains how you can meet demands and even anticipate them with the speed of change that network virtualization provides.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

Get the Power of Network Virtualization Without the Pain of Rip and Replace
sponsored by VMware
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: It's rare that a giant leap forward in technology doesn't also require a significant degree of risk and disruption – but network virtualization is an exception. This tech brief details how you can move your network to a virtual environment to reap a myriad of benefits without the pain of rip and replace.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

How Companies Are Putting IT Automation to Work
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes 3 case studies that reflects how each company was able to remedy their data center challenges by way of IT automation with network virtualization. Learn how IT automation can enable greater agility and consistency without breaking the bank.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

How IT Automation with Network Virtualization Works
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how network automation can help you break free from the constraints of your physical network. Learn how a network virtualization platform brings the operational model of a virtual machine to the data center network, transforming the economics and agility of network and security operations.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

Keeping Pace with the Evolution of Networking
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise data centers have long been caught in a virtualization gap. Access this white paper to uncover why the time for network virtualization is now and the top three benefits made possible with this new approach.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

VMware

Manage Your Virtualization Environment With These Unique Tools
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESOURCE: This comprehensive guide, Virtualization Reaches Beyond The Hypervisor, offers insights into how you can make a distinction between vendors, which VM management tools are right for your company and how you can utilize the tools to drive business. Participate in our brief Cloud and Virtualized Systems Research Program to claim your exclusive guide.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com
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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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