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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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Next stage of virtualisation: Containers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: The buzz and hype surrounding container technologies has reached fever pitch in recent years, prompting CIOs and IT decision makers to mull over what role, if any, they should and could play in their digital transformation plans.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus: Desktop virtualisation and mobility
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this guide, we take a close look at how a number of CIO from a wide range of industries have sought to address the demand for mobile working within their organisations, and the technologies they have deployed to ensure data security and access is maintained at all times.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

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

What You Need-to-Know Before Jumping into Containers
sponsored by Nirmata
EGUIDE: There's a lot of buzz about what containers can do, but the technology is new and there are gaps that still need to be filled. Read this e-guide to learn what the experts are saying about containers and why you need to be cautious in planning your container strategy.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017


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

Converged vs. Hyper-Converged: What Does Your Data Center Need?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The goal of converged architecture is to alleviate pressure on overworked data centers, but it all goes to waste if you don't have the right system in place to compliment your existing IT investments. This e-guide covers the basics you need to know in order to get started with data center convergence.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Virtual Server Bottlenecks Among Most Troubling Data Storage Problems
sponsored by Lenovo
EGUIDE: Whether physical servers or VMs, there are any number of places where data can be held up. Download this e-guide to learn how to troubleshoot server bottlenecks created by running multiple VMs, and solve NAS and software-defined storage performance problems.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 14 Mar 2017

Lenovo

How Azure Stack Aims to Solve Hybrid Cloud Challenges
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: Microsoft's Azure Stack intends to bridge the gap between private virtual machine infrastructure and public cloud, as well as tackle other hybrid cloud challenges. What potential does Azure hold for your IT team? Hold will it impact the different aspects of your cloud computing strategy?
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

Rackspace

Abandoning the Narrative of Containers vs. Hypervisors and VMs
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: IT pros often pit hypervisors against containers—but is the debate really that simple? In this expert-guide learn about the current state of these technologies, and why the 2 systems are far more productive when synchronized. Read on to see why containers currently out-perform hypervisors, how VMs are quickly closing that gap, and much more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 03 Feb 2017

Red Hat

Getting to Know Server Memory Types and Breaking down VM Compatibility in the Evolving IT Space
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: Discover how to protect server memory reliability, boost the performance of memory devices, and prevent VM corruption with the instruction on supporting simultaneous virtual machines in this guide. Read on as our experts demonstrate how to achieve cross-hypervisor compatibility, as well.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 03 Feb 2017

Red Hat

Your Guide to Server Virtualization Types
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: As virtualization begins to play a larger role, trending toward becoming the new norm, it's important that you understand how to move forward. Access this expert e-guide to explore the different types of server memory, virtual machine compatibility, and virtualization file format.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Red Hat

A Hybrid IT Approach to Virtualization & DevOps Management
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: Here, experts illustrate the evolution of multi-use virtualization tools, and you'll discover how to benefit from a hybrid approach that combines physical, virtual, and application visibility with automation and deep infrastructure analysis. Read on to also learn how DevOps is reshaping IT vendors' offerings.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Take Control of Virtual Desktop Access with Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the concept of two-factor authentication (2FA) and how it applies to virtual desktop access. Find out how this approach improves password management without adding complexity to the user experience.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Citrix

How to Estimate the ROI of Implementing SD-WAN
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide is designed to help you make a compelling business case for implementing SD-WAN at your enterprise, by estimating ROI.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 08 Dec 2016

Citrix

Why You Should Be Ready to Expand Your Current Virtual Environment to Adopt Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Lenovo
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide analyzes the main benefits that accompany a hyperconverged environment, as well as how to perform a solid business case by calculating the costs of migrating or integrating with your existing compute, storage and network facilities.See if you are ready to hyperconverge your architecture by answering these simple questions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Lenovo

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

Five Corporate Disaster Recovery Plan Essentials
sponsored by Zerto
EGUIDE: Some shops have yet to establish a corporate DR plan they know they can rely on. This exclusive e-guide brings together a group of trusted data protection experts to share their must-haves in any corporate disaster recovery plan and discover benefits and drawbacks of three data replication technologies.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 24 Oct 2016

Zerto

Modern Infrastructure – October 2016
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: This month's Modern Infrastructure e-zine examines how two abstraction technologies are being used together and how some open source innovators are even latching onto this best-of-both-worlds idea in an effort to better merge containers and VMs.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

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

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

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
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