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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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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

Podcast: Brian Madden discusses what NVIDIA virtualized gaming means for your desktop
sponsored by NVIDIA
PODCAST: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 video, Brian Madden talks to Nvidia about the relationship between video gaming and virtual delivery of enterprise desktops as they explain how they are completely revolutionizing the virtual desktop user experience.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Premiered: May 27, 2014

NVIDIA

Explore the Challenges of Backing Up Virtual Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines why backing up virtual serves presents challenges for IT pros. It explains why the problems exist and what backup vendors offer that will address some of these challenges.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Part 2: Brian Madden Helps NVIDIA Celebrate the First Anniversary of Their Virtual GPU Presentation Transcript
sponsored by NVIDIA
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This virtual graphics processing unit (vGPU) solution offers real-time data center access so that users can easily perform tasks away from the desktop.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 23 May 2014

NVIDIA

Part 1: Brian Madden Discusses What NVIDIA Virtualized Gaming Means for your Desktop Presentation Transcript
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 presentation, Brian Madden talks to Nvidia about the relationship between video gaming and virtual delivery of enterprise desktops as they explain how they are completely revolutionizing the virtual desktop user experience.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

NVIDIA

How to Protect Your Virtualization Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EBOOK: In this e-guide, explore some of the main reasons to provide protection for your virtualized infrastructure. Additionally, learn the specific components that need to be protected that can often be overlooked, such as failover clusters.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

VMware Brings New Features and Enhancements to vSphere 5.5 Platform
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore this technical whitepaper to learn about what's new in VMware vSphere 5.5 Platform.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell and VMware

The Benefits of Applications and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com, learn the benefits of desktop and application virtualization and how they will mitigate problems for end users and upper management alike.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

Citrix

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

ESG Study - Predictably Deploy Alternative Desktop Delivery with HP and Citrix
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn about an architecture strategy that can help you consolidate your hardware without sacrificing performance in your virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Citrix and HP

Building a Business Case for Decoupling Storage Performance from Capacity
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of flash hypervisor software for dealing with storage performance issues. It also highlights how this solution reduces storage disruptions and lowers costs.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

PernixData

Flash in the SAN – Panacea or Placebo?
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of deploying flash storage in the SAN. These benefits include lower storage costs, improved scalability and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

PernixData

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

Brian Madden Joins NVIDIA As They Demo The Benefits of Putting GPUs In VDI Hosts
sponsored by NVIDIA
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 video, Brian Madden speaks with experts at NVDIA to talk about how they are perfecting the virtual delivery of high-end applications like CAD and Photoshop over local area networks, complete with live, real-time demonstrations.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Premiered: 23 May 2014

NVIDIA

Brian Madden Discusses What NVIDIA Virtualized Gaming Means For Your Desktop
sponsored by NVIDIA
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 video, Brian Madden talks to Nvidia about the relationship between video gaming and virtual delivery of enterprise desktops as they explain how they are completely revolutionizing the virtual desktop user experience.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Premiered: 23 May 2014

NVIDIA

Modern Virtualized Workload Face Off: UNIX versus x86
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the effectiveness of IBM Power 730, with IBM PowerVM and AIX, in contrast to comparable x86-based systems when it comes to transactions per second and other performance metrics.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

IBM

Buyer's Checklist to Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers
sponsored by SearchVirtualStorage.com
EBOOK: This Buyer's Checklist on Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers describes how these storage systems differ from traditional arrays, provides insights into some of their unique features and offers guidance on evaluating, purchasing and deploying these storage systems.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014


SEGA Europe Ltd. Wins Control of VM Backup and Management with Veeam
sponsored by Veeam Software
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to learn how video game giant Sega overcame their storage challenges by implementing Veeam storage
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Veeam Software

Straight to the Top. CIO Leadership in a Mobile, Social, and Cloud-based World
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: There is a growing trend to emphasise the business skills of CIOs, but in-depth knowledge of technology is still necessary for CIOs to succeeed, writes Gregory S. Smith, in this extract from his book, Straight to the top.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Protect and Manage your Hyper-V Deployment with Simpana 10
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Explore this datasheet to learn how CommVault's Simpana 10 software can help you manage your data traffic and protect your virtual machines through hardware snapshots, automated processes, and deep application level awareness.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CommVault Systems, Inc.

8 Steps to Successfully Implement Better Data Protection
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives tips on how organizations can implement a vSphere Data Protection solution in order to deliver reliable and efficient backup and recovery for their virtual machines.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

VMware, Inc.

8 Ways to Optimize Backup and Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives tips on how organizations can ensure that they have a proper backup and recovery solution in place for their virtual machines. vSphere Data Protection Advanced extends the capabilities of vSphere Data Protection for larger environments and delivers reliable and efficient backup and recovery.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

VMware, Inc.

Moving Technology Infrastructure into the Future: Value and Performance through Consolidation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This white paper explains the benefits of IT consolidation, which can help to reduce costs and complexities while improving efficiency and productivity.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jan 31, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Columbia Sportswear Virtualizes SAP Landscape
sponsored by EMC Corporation
VIDEO: Columbia Sportswear had a smooth downhill ride when it came to virtualizing their SAP landscapes, thanks to EMC and VMware. Watch this video to find out how EMC solutions helped Columbia migrate their operations to the cloud on their terms, and manage the system once it was in place.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Premiered: 30 May 2014

EMC Corporation

Vblock Systems: Enhanced Operational Agility and Scalability for Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Turn to this comprehensive report to discover a converged infrastructure technology that can help you realize the benefits of virtualization for Oracle applications and systems.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

VCE
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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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