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Total Economic Impact of Vmware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure- Healthcare Industry
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out what happened when Forrester Consulting interviewed a healthcare facility that implemented virtual desktops. Gain insight on both quantitative and qualitative benefits, including reduced support costs, increased worker productivity and more. Learn how your organization can take advantage of desktop virtualization.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

DellEMC and Intel®

School District of Somerset Goes Virtually One-to-One
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With over 1650 students and 225 faculty members, attaining one-to-one student to computer ratio for the Somerset School District was no easy task. Access this exclusive resource to learn how the Somerset School District cost-effectively and efficiently dispersed computing resources with desktop and application virtualization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization in K-12 Schools: Reducing costs, saving time and delivering anytime, anywhere access for students and staff
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will show how desktop virtualization can positively position educational institutions for the future, enabling them to reduce expenses through hard dollar savings and time efficiencies while delivering the experience that students, faculty and staff need and desire.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

VMware Reference Architecture for Stateless Virtual Desktops with VMware View 4.5
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a high-level summary of a reference architecture for stateless virtual desktops with VMware View™. By leveraging the tiered storage capability in VMware View to support stateless virtual desktops, organizations can lower costs by about USD $500 per desktop.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Securing End-User Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As your mobile enterprise expands and devices grow more robust, security risks increase. With careful preparation, you can use the latest tools and expertise to protect your assets. Read this white paper to learn how to develop an enforceable mobile security policy for your organization.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

IBM

Establishing an Effective Application Strategy for your Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The explosion of enterprise applications has made it possible for many employees to work anywhere, anytime. IT is pressed to deliver security-rich applications across platforms and devices. This white paper provides an overview to help you establish an effective mobile application strategy.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

IBM

Total Economic ImpactTM Of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – Healthcare Industry
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting studied the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that healthcare facilities may realize by deploying VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Learn more about the financial impact of moving from a traditional one-PC-per-user model to a centralized, hosted virtual-desktop delivery model.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

DellEMC and Intel®

AppSense User Virtualization Platform
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Among a number of important changes to the enterprise computing environment, none are perhaps as impactful as those surrounding the end user. Take a look at this resource to learn how user virtualization is the key to offering your end-user community an effective and consistent computing experience, no matter the location, device or application.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

AppSense

A Peer Survey: Desktop Virtualization Separating the Hype from Reality
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are looking to desktop virtualization for improved productivity, security and easier management. Cut through the hype – and get to the facts – in this white paper from IT Business Edge and Quest Software.
Posted: 28 Jun 2011 | Published: 28 Jun 2011

Dell Software

Desktop Virtualization Planning Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization, what is it and what does it mean for your organization and IT shop? This exclusive white paper provides an in-depth review of what it is, what it is not and steps for planning a desktop virtualization deployment. Begin to understand what desktop virtualization is and what it can mean to your organization and IT shop.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

Intel

Building a Business Case for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document explores how to build a business case for VDI and how some of the pioneers and earlier adopters are reaping significant benefits through cost savings, improved security, better compliance management, and a more agile, scalable and responsive IT infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

VMware, Inc.

Delivering Competitive Advantage through IT
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Successful IT organizations must be able to respond rapidly along with varying business units to ensure maximum return on every invested dollar. Access this exclusive resource to learn the best practices for increasing IT's value proposition.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

Intel

The Future of Enterprise Computing: Preparing for the Compute Continuum
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization and the cloud are creating a future for enterprise computing in which access to information via a variety of devices from any location at any time will be mission-critical. Access this exclusive resource to help formulate a plan for a continuous end-user experience.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

Intel

Understanding Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization is being considered by more IT pros as they face increasing pressure to control costs, security, regulate compliance and more. Read this white paper to learn about the various desktop virtualization models available for your infrastructure, how each model works and identify the best fit for your IT shop today.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Intel

Balancing Risk and Innovation with Sourcing Alternatives: Helping IT managers and CIOs raise the ROI of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how clients can balance risk and innovation through the use of services from IBM.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of virtual desktops over traditional delivery models and reveals the drawbacks to certain virtual desktop solutions that you may not be aware of.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Red Hat.

Cisco Unified Computing System, Citrix XenDesktop, and Atlantis ILIO
sponsored by Atlantis Computing
WHITE PAPER: Deploying VDI infrastructures may also mean degrading desktop performance or investing in additional computing, networking, and storage infrastructures. Explore VDI solutions that allow you to achieve an optimal balance between cost, performance and scalability when deploying VDI in combination with Windows 7 and anti-virus.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Atlantis Computing

Making Desktop Virtualization Part of Your Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how adopting desktop virtualization can simplify the Windows 7 migration, and additionally reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security around the desktop infrastructure. It’s like “killing two birds with one stone.”
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 12 Apr 2011

Dell Software

Extending Benefits of Virtual Remote Desktops Using VMware and Dell EqualLogic SANs
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization can offer increased scalability, reliability, and availability while helping simplify management and reduce operating costs. Now, Virtual Remote Desktop solutions based on VMware® Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and virtualized Dell (iSCSI) storage area networks (SANs) can offer similar benefits for the desktop environment.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Dell and VMware

Addressing Windows® 7 Application Compatibility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Understand the key elements of Application Compatibility, including, but not limited to Inventory & Assessment, Compatibility Testing and Remediation Options.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Automating Processes to Optimize a Windows 7 Deployment
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: IDC estimates that the average cost of deployment activities is $527 per PC, but can go as high as $700 or more depending on the time spent by IT staff and users. Reducing the cost of deployment will significantly reduce the total cost of ownership—especially in combination with cost-saving features in Microsoft Windows 7.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Flexible Computing: Advancing End-User Productivity with Centralized Control
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Supporting an increasingly distributed workforce can be a huge drain on IT resources. By enabling a customized end-user experience with server-based control of data, settings, and applications, the Dell™ Flexible Computing Solutions suite of products and services is designed to simplify management, enhance security, and lower TCO.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

Dell and VMware

Optimized Virtualization with Citrix, Dell, and Intel
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: By taking an end-to-end approach, Citrix, Dell and Intel have integrated their products and made highly flexible, centralized, optimized and virtualized computing a reality. This paper introduces the key components of this approach: simplifying IT, enabling flexible computing, optimizing datacenters, and rethinking the desktop.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

Dell and VMware

The Citrix Desktop Transformation Model
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization initiatives are topping the priority lists of most IT managers. Learn more about this key strategic directive and the steps to getting started in your organization. Download the white paper from ESG now.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Citrix

Higher Security, Greater Access with Oracle Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to gather an overview of Oracle’s strategy for desktop virtualization. In addition, the paper outlines the capabilities and benefits of Oracle’s desktop virtualization solutions and provides an overview of Oracle desktop virtualization products.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation