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5 Ways to Improve Business Continuity by Dell and VMware. December 17, 2013 - This white paper details 5 ways you can improve business continuity with virtualization.
A Cost-Effective Solution for Building and Managing a Complete Cloud Infrastructure by Dell and VMware. January 02, 2013 - This helpful resource reveals effective strategies and tools for building and managing an effective, efficient and flexible cloud infrastructure that can ease the burden on your IT and allow room for growth.
Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Success: Adjusting the IT Mindset by Dell and VMware. March 24, 2011 - This paper discusses the radical change in datacenter and IT processes brought about by virtualization and by the inception of a cloud- or service-led model for delivery of IT resources. Perceived risks and organizational hurdles are analyzed, and guidance is given for organizations as they move to the cloud.
Best Practices for Decision Support Systems with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays by Dell and VMware. July 31, 2013 - This white paper describes sizing and best practices for deploying a data warehouse in order to prevent bottlenecks and deliver a cost-effective solution.
Best Practices when implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell EqualLogic PS Series SAN Environment by Dell and VMware. November 13, 2013 - This technical white paper details a set of best practices for configuring storage in a virtual environment.
Beyond Cost Savings: Four Compelling Reasons to Virtualize Your IT Environment by Dell and VMware. March 29, 2013 - This white paper discusses four key benefits to virtualization – business continuity, simplified IT management, the ability to reallocate IT resources to strategic means, and enhanced business responsiveness.
Chapter 1: What is Private Cloud? by Dell and VMware. June 06, 2013 - Download part one in this four-part expert series to access an outline of the basics in private cloud computing detailing the key characteristics, long-term vision and c-level elevator pitch for the private cloud.
Chapter 2: Priming Infrastructure for the Cloud by Dell and VMware. June 06, 2013 - Download part 2 in a 4-part expert series to learn about the necessary infrastructure preparation for building a private cloud landscape. Gain insights on how to get your servers, storage, networks and staff cloud-ready and review an insider's checklist to guide you through the process.
Chapter 3: Patching Security Holes in Private Clouds by Dell and VMware. June 06, 2013 - Download part 3 in this 4 part private cloud series for expert advice on patching the security holes in private clouds. Learn more about storage provisioning, perimeter security, data portability and much more.
Chapter 4: Hybrid Clouds and the Interoperability Challenge by Dell and VMware. June 06, 2013 - Part 4 of the expert series discusses the recent interest in hybrid clouds and evaluates the latest offerings in the marketplace. Download now to learn more about the hybrid cloud benefits and challenges, preparing for a hybrid world, how to manage a hybrid environment, and much more.
CIO Decisions e-zine: Cloud a la carte by Dell and VMware. March 06, 2013 - Cloud services are constantly evolving and CIOs are tasked with wrangling these services to advise their organizations on what works for both current and future needs. This e-zine addresses which cloud offerings truly help and which are still just hype, from software to database management to storage.
Crash Insurance: Protect Your Business with Virtualization by Dell and VMware. March 29, 2013 - This white paper introduces virtualization as a means to protect applications and data against natural and other disasters by consolidating to one physical host and saving critical virtual machines to a safe place.
Data protection strategies for rapid, effective data center recovery by Dell and VMware. December 31, 2012 - This white paper explores a storage platform that includes a comprehensive set of data protection capabilities that help you meet operational and DR requirements at both local and remote sites.
Dell Cloud Client Computing empowers students, faculty at award winning school district by Dell and VMware. June 12, 2013 - This exclusive case study examines how a school district with limited resources was able to utilize a thin client solution, as part of a virtual desktop initiative, to extend better, more efficient services to users while dramatically reducing costs.
Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Dell and VMware. June 12, 2013 - This crucial paper provides an in-depth look at an integrated solution stack that can reduce the time, complexity, risks and costs of implementing desktop virtualization in enterprise production environments.
Dell DVS Enterprise - Mobile Secure Desktop by Dell and VMware. June 11, 2013 - This informative white paper examines a mobile desktop solution that allows IT to securely support device diversity and BYOD policies, tying the desktop environment to the user identity instead of the device.
Dell DVS Enterprise Active System 800 by Dell and VMware. June 12, 2013 - This informative resource discusses an integrated desktop virtualization solution that is architected from the ground up to provide a highly reliable and scalable platform for desktop virtualization while simplifying infrastructure management.
Dell Equallogic PS Series and VMware View Enhance Virtual Desktop Project Success by Dell and VMware. March 10, 2011 - Read this white paper to to learn how VMware View can help IT administrators decrease operating costs by centralizing management, data protection and security.
Dell Management Plug-In for VMware VCenter by Dell and VMware. November 11, 2013 - This webcast demonstrates how the right plug-in for your VMware vCenter can configure hardware and deploy the hypervisor for streamlined management.
Dell Mobile Clinical Computing - AlwaysOn Point of Care by Dell and VMware. December 31, 2012 - This resource discusses why modernization of the point-of-care desktop has become an urgent health IT priority. Inside, learn how the right virtualization architecture can give caregivers the information access and protection that they need.
Dell Wyse Cloud Client Computing for VMware by Dell and VMware. June 11, 2013 - This exclusive resource discusses a virtual desktop solution that brings your desktops into the cloud, allowing for simplified desktop deployment, configuration and maintenance – all of which reduces the burden on IT while still providing the flexibility and business agility your organization needs.
Dell Wyse P20 and No Click Access by Dell and VMware. June 11, 2013 - This crucial paper examines a zero client solution for virtual desktops that uses proximity authentication so users can securely access their virtual desktops within seconds. Also discover how this easy-to-use solution improves security, performance and flexibility in any roaming desktop application.
Dell™ | VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 Virtualization Reference Architecture by Dell and VMware. September 01, 2008 - This white paper describes validated architectures for Dell | VMware™ virtual infrastructures. The Virtualization RA is intended to provide customers with an example basis to consider, evaluate, and select the Dell virtualization solution components that best fit their requirements.
Deploying Simple, Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery with Dell and VMware by Dell and VMware. March 01, 2009 - Dell and VMware have partnered to offer a cost-effective, high-availability architecture based on Dell™ server and storage clusters and VMware® vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - one designed to minimize scheduled and unscheduled downtime.
Desktop Virtualization with VMware Horizon View 5.2 on Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110XS Hybrid Blade Storage Arrays by Dell and VMware. August 01, 2013 - This paper examines a unified compute, storage, and switching all-in-blade-form-factor platform for hosting and running VDI workloads.
Disaster Recovery: A CIO’s First Line of Defense by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2013 - Access this e-guide for an expert Q&A discussion with independent consultant and auditor, Paul Kirvan, on developing an effective disaster recovery and business continuity plan. In addition, compare the gains and losses for today's DR management.
Don’t Get Stuck on Your Virtualization Journey: Where to Focus Next by Dell and VMware. April 03, 2013 - This white paper provides an analysis of the results of a VMware global survey of organizations going through different stages of virtualization – from early virtualization to IT-as-a-service (ITaaS).
DVS Enterprise - Active System 800v with VMware Horizon View 5.2: Reference Architecture by Dell and VMware. June 13, 2013 - This exclusive paper examines a converged infrastructure solution that's designed specifically for desktop virtualization – and that is pre-configured to meet your organization's specific requirements and ready to integrate into your data center.
E-Guide: Best Practices for Approaching a Private Cloud by Dell and VMware. May 31, 2013 - Download this private cloud e-guide as experts answer the major private cloud questions and discuss virtualization, automation and the five essential characteristics that lead to private cloud success.
E-Guide: Best Practices for the Hybrid Cloud by Dell and VMware. May 31, 2013 - This cloud e-guide discusses the top six things to consider when weighing a private vs. hybrid cloud model for your organization and reviews five best practices for effectively managing hybrid environments.
E-Guide: Capitalize on the Benefits of Cloud Virtualization: A CIO's Guide by Dell and VMware. June 17, 2013 - Download this CIO's e-guide to uncover expert insights on leveraging mobility and standardization for reaching full cloud virtualization potential. In addition, review strategies from your peers on what it means to "go green" with energy efficiency.
E-Guide: Cloud Computing Brings New Options to Virtual Desktops by Dell and VMware. June 17, 2013 - This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com investigates different methods of supporting virtual desktops through cloud computing.
E-Guide: Expert Private Cloud Computing Considerations by Dell and VMware. May 31, 2013 - This e-guide offers expert insights to help you determine if a private cloud is right for your organization and if your data center is ready for this transformation. Learn why not all enterprises are building private clouds, just yet...
E-Guide: Key Considerations for Extending Virtual Desktops to the Cloud by Dell and VMware. April 06, 2011 - This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com explains why it is important to start with an organized objective-based approach when implementing this technology. Get an understanding of cloud computing architecture models and gain expert insight into which five questions you should ask before planning a cloud architecture.
E-Guide: Planning and Deploying Server Virtualization by Dell and VMware. June 22, 2009 - In this Pocket Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com, Dell and VMware, discover the central tasks in the assessment and planning stages of a virtualization project.
E-Guide: Public Cloud vs. vSphere by Dell and VMware. December 06, 2012 - In this expert e-guide, discover which solution is best for your SMB, a public cloud, or a vSphere environment, by comparing the benefits and drawbacks of each.
E-Guide: Tips for creating a VDI backup plan by Dell and VMware. April 06, 2011 - This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com explains how to develop a VDI backup plan to protect your virtual desktops against disaster. Learn why it is essential to focus on both the virtual desktops and the infrastructure when developing a backup strategy.
E-Guide: VDI Hardware Comparison: Thin vs. Thick vs. Zero Clients by Dell and VMware. June 17, 2013 - This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com compares thin clients, fat clients and zero clients to help you learn how these endpoint devices for VDI differ and establish a blueprint for your desktop virtualization strategy.
E-Guide: Which Virtualization Management Tool Is Right For Your Organization? by Dell and VMware. June 22, 2009 - In this informative Pocket Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com, Dell and VMware, learn more about the virtual management tools on the market and their functionality. Discover which product capabilities organizations should consider when evaluating virtual infrastructure management technologies.
eBook: Data Security in the E-discovery Process by Dell and VMware. December 31, 2011 - In this e-book from SearchCompliance.com, find expert advice that will help you ease the pain – and the cost – of e-discovery, as well as tips and tactics for bridging the gap between e-discovery and data security.
Efficient Storage Strategies for Virtualized Data Centers by Dell and VMware. November 13, 2011 - This paper considers current data center storage challenges and outlines solutions and strategies that help meet the demands of increasingly virtualized IT environments while optimizing investments.
ESG Lab Report: VMware View and Desktop Virtualization by Dell and VMware. February 01, 2012 - Discover how desktop virtualization enables IT objectives and learn how others have deployed it.
Expert Lessons in Implementing a Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery Plan by Dell and VMware. March 16, 2010 - This SearchDisasterRecovery.com presentation transcript will give you a crash course on how to implement a cost-efficient disaster recovery plan. You'll hear an overview of disaster recovery and recieve some general advice to get you started on the business and technology considerations that are going to be crucial to you.
Exploring the Future of Desktop Virtualization Chapter 2 by Dell and VMware. March 15, 2013 - This expert guide discusses the critical differences between desktop virtualization and Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), outlining the differences in management and security that you need to know before choosing a solution.
Extending Benefits of Virtual Remote Desktops Using VMware and Dell EqualLogic SANs by Dell and VMware. March 10, 2011 - 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.
FAQ: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager by Dell and VMware. August 30, 2013 - This informative paper explores a virtualized DR solution that provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing to simplify DR management of your virtualized applications. Discover the answers to your most burning questions about modern DR solutions and find out how this technology can help your specific needs. Read on to learn more.
Flash at the Price of Disk by Dell and VMware. February 12, 2014 - This quick, 1-page resource delivers a flash solution to your economic qualms as it matches up with the price of disk. Read about 3 things to ask, read, share, and say to get an insider's perspective about this storage innovation.
Flexible Computing: Advancing End-User Productivity with Centralized Control by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2011 - 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.
Flying right with a next-generation data center by Dell and VMware. May 24, 2013 - This exclusive case study examines how a transportation company was able to build a converged data center to eliminate unplanned downtime, increase availability and performance all while cutting costs by 60%.
Global Cloud Computing Adoption: Transformation Is in the Air by Dell and VMware. March 24, 2011 - This paper analyzes the benefits and drawbacks of outsourcing cloud services, examines the business benefits and risks, and provides the steps you should take for a successful implementation.
Guide to VMware Horizon View by Dell and VMware. November 15, 2013 - Do you know how to create pools with VMware Horizon View? What about providing HTML access to virtual desktops? And how do you solve View Connection Server issues to keep your users online? Find out the answers to these questions in this guide.
How Dell EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager/VMware Edition Helps Protect Virtual Environments by Dell and VMware. March 10, 2011 - Dell™ EqualLogic™ Auto-Snapshot Manager/VMware Edition enables administrators to quickly and easily create hypervisor-aware snapshots of VMs--helping simplify data management, and increase application performance.
How Private Cloud Can Maximize IT Services by Dell and VMware. March 06, 2013 - This cloud e-guide offers expert advice on the key differences to consider when weighing public and private cloud models as well as discusses the benefits a private cloud environment can offer your business to maximize IT services.
How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk: A Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. July 26, 2013 - Learn how encapsulation and server consolidation can minimize the damage that disasters cause.
How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk: A Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. March 29, 2013 - This white paper explains how virtualization can be used to manage risk and protect against downtime caused by natural and manmade disasters. The paper goes on to introduce a family of solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery.
How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk: A Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. July 26, 2013 - Learn how encapsulation and server consolidation can minimize the damage that disasters cause.
Hudson County achieves fivefold faster time to value with Dell vStart by Dell and VMware. June 13, 2013 - This exclusive case study discusses how a government organization took advantage of a ready-to-run pre-integrated converged infrastructure system that allows for flexible deployment of virtual servers and desktops, eased management frustrations and power needs, and the ability to provide IT services to users in disaster situations.
Integrating Virtualized Servers with VMware vStorage-Enabled Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs by Dell and VMware. November 01, 2008 - Dell EqualLogic Auto- Snapshot Manager / VMware Edition enables administrators to quickly and easily create hypervisor-aware snapshots of VMs-helping simplify data management, enhance scalability of data protection and recovery, and increase application performance.
IT Consolidation with VMware and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs by Dell and VMware. May 14, 2009 - Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series iSCSI SANs help to reduce the cost and complexity of IT Consolidation and uniquely integrate with VMware® Infrastructure to enable the fully virtualized IT environment.
IT Handbook: Introduction to Virtualization by Dell and VMware. February 02, 2012 - In this comprehensive IT handbook, build a solid understanding of server virtualization. Get tips for how you can optimize hardware management and performance, ensure high availability and manage your virtual environment.
IT Handbook: Migrating Internal Apps to the Cloud by Dell and VMware. April 06, 2011 - Moving to the cloud can be a thorny process for organizations that don’t take the time to prepare. Follow this step-by-step approach from concept to implementation to ensure that your cloud-computing roadmap leads to success.
Kane County Saves $1 Million with Server and Desktop Virtualization on Dell Servers and Virtualized iSCSI SANs by Dell and VMware. February 25, 2011 - Download this case study for an inside look at how the county virtualized 100 physical servers and 250 desktops, plus implemented a disaster recovery solution in two locations; and learn the solutions used and benefits achieved.
Lessons in virtualization: Implementing a cost-effective DR plan by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2010 - Advanced virtualization efforts are helping companies cut costs in their disaster recovery (DR) planning. This webcast features a tutorial to help you leverage your virtualization efforts and get the most out of your DR strategy.
Making the Most of BYOD Opportunities by Dell and VMware. April 30, 2013 - Access this informative white paper to unveil the true value behind bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, and properly enable device diversity and enforce appropriate safeguards to keep personal and business items separate for optimum business productivity.
Managing VDI Storage: Expert Perspectives by Dell and VMware. November 15, 2013 - In this expert e-guide, industry analysts Brian Madden and Howard Marks offer tips for managing storage in both virtual server and desktop environments. Read on now to discover the right and wrong reasons to deploy VDI and explore new storage features in VMware vSphere's latest version.
Maximizing ROI From Hybrid Clouds by Dell and VMware. June 05, 2013 - Getting benefits from hybrid clouds isn't always immediate or easy. Cloud adopters need to make the right choices to get the most from a hybrid connection. In this video, we'll dig deeper into hybrid cloud benefits and look at the choices involved in selection, portability and management.
Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Environment on Dell PowerEdge Blades and Dell EqualLogic Storage by Dell and VMware. April 30, 2009 - This white paper provides an overview for deploying SQL Server in a virtualized environment for VMware ESX 3.5 Update 4 (U4) running on the latest PowerEdge M610 and M710 blade servers and EqualLogic PS6000XV iSCSI storage arrays.
Modern Infrastructure: November 2012 by Dell and VMware. November 30, 2012 - November's edition of Modern Infrastructure e-zine offers advice on the current trends in the modernized data center including information on migrating legacy applications, advanced public cloud offerings, BYOD, and software-defined networking.
Moving to a Private Cloud: Unveiling the Myths by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2014 - This expert resource looks at four myths about the private cloud and will show you how to move past them.
Networking Best Practices for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers by Dell and VMware. April 01, 2009 - This whitepaper provides an overview of the networking architecture for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge blade servers. It provides best practices for deploying and configuring your network in the VMware environment.
Networking Outlook for 2013: Virtual Overlay Network Management Arrives by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2013 - As virtualization, cloud computing, and VDI takes over the enterprise, network managers find themselves needing new tools to manage and monitor these environments. This expert E-Guide explores why the network management vendor market must evolve and what you should look for.
New Deployment Methods for Desktops by Dell and VMware. March 11, 2011 - Standard remote desktop technologies offer numerous benefits based on server consolidation, but may also restrict operating systems and deliver reduced functionality. Read this brief paper to learn more.
Optimize Virtual Desktop Performance & VMware Integration with Simplified Storage Management by Dell and VMware. September 30, 2013 - This brief paper explores an approach designed to deliver significant benefits for VDI implementations. Find out how to ensure your VDI infrastructure is ready to deal with increased I/O demands.
Optimize Virtualization Deployments with Virtualized Storage by Dell and VMware. November 06, 2013 - This whitepaper provides a solution brief for Dell EqualLogic virtualized storage and VMware vSphere 5.X as an effective way to optimize virtualization deployments.
Optimized Virtualization with Citrix, Dell, and Intel by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2011 - 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.
Optimizing VDI with Dell EqualLogic Unified IP Storage - Whiteboard Video by Dell and VMware. November 11, 2013 - This brief webcast demonstrates how you can optimize and simplify your virtual desktop implementations using Dell EqualLogic unified IP storage.
PBS Engineering and Environmental Bolsters Virtualized Environment with Disaster Recovery Efforts and Cuts 40 Percent in Energy Costs by Dell and VMware. August 30, 2013 - Check out this informative paper to explore a secure DR solution that's built for today's virtualized environments. Read on to learn more.
PBS Engineering and Environmental Bolsters Virtualized Environment with Disaster Recovery Efforts and Cuts 40 Percent in Energy Costs by Dell and VMware. August 31, 2013 - Learn how one firm improved diaster recovery efforts with virtualization and cut energy costs by 40%.
Podcast: Configuring and Allocating Storage for Virtual Desktops by Dell and VMware. June 09, 2011 - In this podcast, you'll find out how to accurately assess storage requirements for your organization's VDI project; how to design the infrastructure to meet storage requirements; storage array features to employ to in a VDI environment; and tips and tricks for minimizing VDI's storage impact.
Presentation Transcript: Analysts React: Dell Blades Announcement by Dell and VMware. September 05, 2012 - SearchStorage.com editors interviewed industry experts Howard Marks, Terri McClure and Andrew Reichman to get their reactions to Dell Inc. launching the Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 Blade Arrays at Dell Storage Forum 2012.
Presentation Transcript: College of Virtualization - Lessons in Implementing a Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery Plan by Dell and VMware. November 22, 2010 - This SearchDisasterRecovery.com presentation transcript will give you a crash course on how to implement a cost-efficient disaster recovery plan. You'll hear an overview of disaster recovery and receive some general advice to get you started on the business and technology considerations that are going to be crucial to you.
Presentation Transcript: College of Virtualization - Lessons in Integrating Data Protection Software by Dell and VMware. March 16, 2010 - In this SearchStorage.com presentation transcript, you'll see an overview of data protection software. You'll recieve some general advice, business and technology considerations, as well as some deployment considerations and configurations.
Presentation Transcript: College of Virtualization - Lessons in Creating a Virtual Infrastructure for Cloud Computing by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2010 - This presentation transcript discusses the steps essential for creating a virtual infrastructure for cloud computing to improve the delivery of data center applications.
Presentation Transcript: Designing of Desktop Virtualization Architecture by Dell and VMware. July 07, 2011 - Where exactly does virtualization come in when implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? This white paper takes a look at how server virtualization and storage relate (or don't relate) to VDI, and offers advice on virtualizing your desktops.
Presentation Transcript: How to Get Started with Cloud-based Disaster Recovery: Tips, Tricks and Vendors by Dell and VMware. April 25, 2011 - What about cloud for disaster recovery? Read this presentation transcript to learn how to set up cloud DR, the strengths and limitations of this technology, a list of vendors currently offering the service and more.
Presentation Transcript: Intro to Hybrid Cloud Computing by Dell and VMware. September 26, 2012 - Access this exclusive presentation transcript to learn about hybrid clouds and the role that they could play in your business.
Presentation Transcript: Network Performance Improvement - What You Need to Know by Dell and VMware. April 02, 2012 - In this presentation transcript, get help setting goals for your network before jumping into server virtualization, and discover how these goals can be applied to any sized business. Gain insight on connecting your network to a disaster recovery network, and considerations to make when migrating to the cloud.
Presentation Transcript: Storage Options for VMware Environments by Dell and VMware. December 10, 2010 - This presentation transcript provides an overview of the different types of storage for VMware environments. Our expert offers storage suggestions based on your organization's size, budget and business needs.
Presentation Transcript: Understanding the Differences Between Desktop and Server Virtualization by Dell and VMware. September 05, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource to discover the fundamental differences of virtual desktops and virtual servers and how to find out which one is best for your organization.
Presentation Transcript: Upgrading to vSphere: What you need to know by Dell and VMware. November 18, 2010 - Upgrading from VMware ESX and/or ESXi 3.x to vSphere 4 successfully involves careful planning. There are hardware, software and database requirements, as well as third-party software compatibility considerations. This transcript provides guidelines for planning a successful upgrade, and walks you through a proposed upgrade path step-by-step.
Presentation Transcript: Upgrading to vSphere: What you need to know by Dell and VMware. August 23, 2010 - Upgrading from VMware ESX and/or ESXi 3.x to vSphere 4 successfully involves careful planning. There are hardware, software and database requirements, as well as third-party software compatibility considerations. This transcript provides guidelines for planning a successful upgrade, and walks you through a proposed upgrade path step-by-step.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 1 Virtualization Overview by Dell and VMware. November 25, 2009 - In this presentation transcript, learn how virtualization can benefit your disaster recovery and high availability strategy. Discover the differences between physical and virtual environments and learn about architectural considerations to support virtualization.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 1 Virtualization Overview by Dell and VMware. November 18, 2010 - In this presentation transcript, learn how virtualization can benefit your disaster recovery and high availability strategy. Discover the differences between physical and virtual environments and learn about architectural considerations to support virtualization.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 2 Moving From Test to Production by Dell and VMware. December 03, 2009 - This presentation transcript offers recommendations for moving your virtualization project from the testing phase to production. Learn how to plan virtualization design to ensure a smooth transition to production rollout. Discover ways to align your implementation with best practices and determine which next steps to take to prepare for production.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 3 The Many Applications of Virtualization by Dell and VMware. December 03, 2009 - This presentation transcript explores several virtualization applications, and details 10 common use cases for virtualization and it can help your company improve their IT infrastructure. Discover how to enhance your disaster recovery and high availability plans without draining the IT budget.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 4 High Availability by Dell and VMware. December 03, 2009 - In this presentation transcript, learn how to ensure high availability (HA) to meet end user needs. Discover how virtualization software helps ensure optimal HA and get tips to plan for your high availability requirements. Find out how to combine virtualization software with servers and planning time to reach high levels of availability.
Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 5 Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. December 03, 2009 - In this presentation transcript, learn how to implement a cost-effective, efficient disaster recovery (DR) plan with virtualization. Discover 4 different DR methods that work with virtualization to help prevent future disasters. Learn how to plan for DR by defining requirements and assigning application inventory to service levels.
Presentation Transcript: Why Desktop Virtualization Pilots are Not Scaling? by Dell and VMware. November 29, 2011 - Read this presentation transcript, featuring expert Brian Madden, to discover why desktop virtualization pilots are not scaling. Learn what you can do to avoid these challenges and make your desktop virtualization project a success.
Presentation Transcript: Disaster Recovery Strategies for VMware Environments by Dell and VMware. April 15, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, expert Mike Laverick reviews the different disaster recovery options available for VMware infrastructures. He covers VMware Site Recovery Manager, host-based replication technologies, stretching high-availability technologies across multiple sites, and scripting custom solutions using PowerCLI.
Protect Your Business with Automated Business Continuity Solutions by Dell and VMware. November 30, 2012 - This white paper introduces automated business continuity solutions as a way to protect against the damage caused by IT downtime.
Public, Private or Hybrid? Pick the Right Cloud Model for Your Organization by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2014 - This expert e-guide will help you select the right cloud computing model to meet your organization's needs.
Real World Considerations for Implementing Desktop Virtualization by Dell and VMware. April 03, 2013 - This eBook introduces virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and discusses the many benefits VDI offers administrators, end users, and the company as a whole.
Reference Architecture Brief: Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Featuring VMware View 4 by Dell and VMware. November 24, 2009 - To help simplify enterprise desktop management, Dell and VMware have created a flexible, highly scalable desktop virtualization reference architecture based on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI SAN arrays, and powerful new VMware View 4 technology.
Simplify Virtual Desktop Deployments to Ensure Cost-Effective Implementations by Dell and VMware. September 30, 2013 - This short solution brief showcases innovative blade storage arrays that enable a fully virtualized architecture that integrates storage, servers and networking within one blade chassis.
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Virtual Desktop Deployment Utility in a VMware Environment by Dell and VMware. November 04, 2013 - This informative paper explores a storage solution that was built for VDI deployments. Discover the specific features this system possesses to adequately perform for VDI and learn about the benefits this technology can provide. Read on now to learn more.
Small and Midsized Business Solutions Brief for Desktop and Application Virtualization by Dell and VMware. July 01, 2012 - Learn how virtualization can help simplify desktop and applications management and reduce costs.
SMBs Prefer Horizon View Over Other VDI Solutions – Two Years in a Row by Dell and VMware. June 13, 2013 - This exclusive resource examines a desktop virtualization solution that has been chosen over competitors at an almost 2-to-1 margin. Read on to find out if this solution is a good fit for your overall desktop strategy.
Solutions Guide: Business Ready Configurations for Data Center Virtualization by Dell and VMware. July 01, 2009 - Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization are pre-configured, easy to order, bundled solutions that include Dell PowerEdge™ blade servers, Dell EqualLogic™ SAN, and VMware vSphere™. This white paper provides a detailed reference architecture for the Business Ready Configurations.
Storage for Virtual Desktops E-Book: How to Weight Reliability, Cost, Performance by Dell and VMware. November 15, 2013 - This expert e-book weighs all of your storage options for VDI and examines the three main considerations to think about when deploying this technology.
Storage for Virtual Environments by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2014 - This e-guide gives some expert advice and best practices to managing storage in virtualized environments. It also points out some of the challenges that come with virtualziation and how to avoid them.
Storage I/O Performance Testing: How to Design, Size and Deploy a VMware View-Based VDI Solution by Dell and VMware. November 11, 2013 - This comprehensive white paper presents the results of a series of storage I/O performance tests and provides storage sizing guidance and best practices based on those results for a VMware View based VDI solution.
Storage Magazine - September 2013 by Dell and VMware. September 12, 2013 - This expert resource delves into storage decisions events that deliver practical advice and technical guidance from the world's most renowned storage experts. These events offer tips and vendor-neutral advice for tackling current issues and help you avoid falling behind by providing exclusive insight into market trends and emerging technologies.
Storage Magazine Online: December 2012 – 6 Hot Storage Technologies for 2013 by Dell and VMware. December 01, 2012 - Our final issue of Storage Magazine Online in 2012 features one of our most popular annual columns: Hot Technologies for Next Year. Explore this month's cover story, in which our team of editors team up to tell you the six technologies to watch in 2013 - and why they should be on your radar if they're not already.
Taking Charge of VM Allocation, Troubleshooting Methods by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2014 - This expert e-guide provides expert answers to some of the most frequently asked server consolidation questions.
Taneja Group Analysis: Executive Summary: An Overview of the Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for Small and Medium Businesses by Dell and VMware. November 29, 2012 - Access this Taneja Group study that evaluates the virtualization and cloud market specifically for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Explore a competitive analysis of seven of the leading virtualization and cloud vendors based on their offerings and discover the top eight differentiating factors among them.
Taneja Group Reviews Hybrid Blade Arrays: The Storage Foundation for a Converged VDI Solution by Dell and VMware. December 28, 2012 - This white paper details a solution to virtualized desktop issues often caused by antiquated storage infrastructure and methods.
Tech Tips: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager by Dell and VMware. April 04, 2013 - This critical resource introduces ten valuable tips for creating a disaster recovery plan with a VMware tool that provides disaster protection for all of your applications.
Ten Ways SMBs Can Get More from Their IT Budgets by Dell and VMware. December 31, 2008 - Virtualization technology presents a number of opportunities for driving capital and operational efficiency for SMBs. Read this brief paper to learn ten cost-saving strategies.
The Importance of Unified Management as Virtual Physical Worlds Mesh by Dell and VMware. March 04, 2014 - This expert e-guide discusses the dream of creating a single-pane-of-glass view of network performance and what failure to do so means for your network.
The Truth About Migrating to Private Cloud by Dell and VMware. December 09, 2013 - This expert whitepaper serves as a guide on how to setup and manage the cloud without running into issues.
Tools for Managing Virtual Server Storage by Dell and VMware. December 10, 2013 - In this e-guide, learn how to use different tools in order to make your storage capacity. Also read about different ways to improve the performance of your virtual server storage including knowing your applications and maximizing your current storage. Read on now to learn more.
Total Cost Comparison in Small to Medium Business Scenarios: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V by Dell and VMware. September 01, 2012 - See how vSphere and Hyper-V compare, and which reduced operational costs by up to 91% in two years.
Using Tiered Storage in a PS Series SAN by Dell and VMware. March 10, 2011 - This Technical Report describes the concepts and benefits of tiered storage, and describes how to take advantage of storage pools and other features of EqualLogic PS Series Firmware to implement tiered storage in a PS Series SAN.
vCenter Operations Manager - PBS Engineering and Environmental Customer Showcase by Dell and VMware. August 12, 2013 - Check out this short video to explore a solution that can give you incredible insight into your cloud and improve your business continuity and overall productivity. View now to learn more.
Virtualizing Microsoft Applications with VMware vSphere on Dell Servers and Dell EqualLogic Storage by Dell and VMware. December 01, 2009 - Deploying VMware® vSphere™ 4 virtualization with 11th-generation Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage helps IT organizations confidently virtualize mission-critical Microsoft® applications and achieve outstanding performance, simplified management, and granular data protection.
Virtualizing Storage within Cloud Computing Infrastructures Using VMware vSphere 4.0 and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs by Dell and VMware. May 13, 2010 - Dell Virtualization Solutions with VMware provide the most efficient virtual infrastructure foundation to power vSphere 4 cloud infrastructures. Read this paper to learn more about the features and business benefits of Dell and VMware solutions for your cloud computing infrastructure.
VMware and Dell Solutions for Small to Medium Business: Ensuring Rapid, Reliable and Affordable Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. February 01, 2009 - Affordable high availability and disaster recovery solutions are critical to the survival of all SMBs in the event of a disaster. Building on years of helping SMBs protect their information, VMware and Dell provide cost-effective and robust data protection, disaster recovery, and high availability solutions.
VMware and Dell Solutions for Small to Medium Business: Ensuring Rapid, Reliable and Affordable Disaster Recovery by Dell and VMware. November 22, 2010 - Affordable high availability and disaster recovery solutions are critical to the survival of all SMBs in the event of a disaster. Building on years of helping SMBs protect their information, VMware and Dell provide cost-effective and robust data protection, disaster recovery, and high availability solutions.
VMware Free Trials by Dell and VMware. November 19, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource center to evaluate fully functional VMware products to see how you can optimize and manage your IT infrastructure without spending a dime.
VMware Solutions for Small and Midsize Businesses: The Most Cost-Effective Way to Enable Always On IT by Dell and VMware. May 01, 2009 - Check out this solution brief to discover how VMware equips SMBs with technology solutions that allow them to cost effectively optimize the use of their existing IT assets and resources as well as protect the systems, data, and applications that run the business, ensuring Always On IT.
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 with vSphere Replication by Dell and VMware. July 01, 2011 - Choosing a disaster recovery solution for a virtual environment isn't easy. Learn why.
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.5 - Automated Disaster Recovery Orchestration by Dell and VMware. July 31, 2013 - This informative paper explores a modern DR technology that provides automated orchestration and nondisruptive testing to simplify DR management for all of your virtualized applications. Read on to learn more.
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.5 Data Sheet by Dell and VMware. July 20, 2013 - This resource discusses a modern DR technology that provides automated orchestration and nondisruptive testing to simplify DR management for all of your virtualized applications.
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Customer FAQ by Dell and VMware. August 20, 2013 - This short resource presents the most common frequently asked questions about virtualized DR solutions from your peers across the realm of IT.
VMware vSphere 5 on Dell PowerEdge and Storage Systems: Compatibility Matrix by Dell and VMware. July 01, 2011 - Find out which Dell-supported systems and storage arrays are compatible with VMware ESXi 5.
VMware vSphere 5.5 Data sheet by Dell and VMware. August 31, 2013 - This brief white paper explores a leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. Find out how this virtualization platform accelerates the shift to cloud computing for existing data centers and how it reinforces compatible public cloud offerings, forming the foundation for the industry's only hybrid cloud model.
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced by Dell and VMware. April 04, 2013 - This white paper introduces a VMware data protection tool designed to support backup and recovery for virtual environments.
Vmware vSphere Essentials Kit and Essentials Plus Kit by Dell and VMware. September 20, 2013 - Access this brief data sheet to gain insight on a leading virtualization platform that's affordable for IT environments. Find out how your business can leverage a comprehensive and cost-effective virtualization solution to protection your business, reduce your IT footprint and save on IT costs.
VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview by Dell and VMware. September 20, 2013 - This resource helps users understand what VMware vSphere Replication is, explain some of the benefits of its features, and provide an overview of how it works to protect virtual machines against failure.
VMware vSphere with Operations Management by Dell and VMware. August 23, 2013 - This white paper discusses how you can overcome these capacity management and performance monitoring complexities a single pane of glass to optimize capacity and monitor workload performance.
What's New in VMware vSphere 5.1? by Dell and VMware. July 01, 2012 - Dig into the features in vSphere 5.1 and learn how they can help expand your virtual environment.
What's New in VMware vSphere 5.1? by Dell and VMware. November 30, 2012 - This exclusive resource examines the new features in vSphere 5.1 that can help your organization to expand its virtual environment and reach optimal levels of efficiency and productivity.
What's new in VMware vSphere 5.5 Platform? by Dell and VMware. September 23, 2013 - VMware vSphere 5.5 introduces many new features and enhancements to further extend the core capabilities of the vSphere platform, access this resource to find out how.
What's new in VMware vSphere with Operations Management 5.5? by Dell and VMware. August 23, 2013 - What's new in VMware vSphere with Operations Management 5.5? Access this short video to uncover the newest capabilities and the new, enhanced features for applications.
What's the Difference Between a Private Cloud and a Virtual Data Center by Dell and VMware. March 05, 2014 - This expert resource explains the difference between the private cloud and a virtual data center.
When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators by Dell and VMware. February 19, 2014 - This whitepaper looks at 7 key indicators it is time for your organization to adopt VDI.
Windows Server 2012: New Features to be Aware of by Dell and VMware. November 26, 2012 - This expert guide discusses the latest features of Server Message Block 3.0 (SMB 3.0) for Windows Server 2012. Additionally, learn how to set up scale-out file servers and ensure you receive the maximum benefits of this Microsoft upgrade.
Xtium Provisions Tier-1 Apps and Virtual Desktops 30 Times Faster with Dell EqualLogic and VMware vSphere 4.1 by Dell and VMware. February 25, 2011 - In this case study, learn about Xtium's upgrade to Dell EqualLogic Firmware 5.0 which enabled the use of thin clones—thin-provisioned, writeable copies of data volumes—and leveraged direct integration with their VMware vSphere 4.1 environment with vStorage APIs.
Zero Client vs. Thin Client Computing by Dell and VMware. June 18, 2013 - This expert guide puts zero clients and thin clients head-to-head comparing capabilities, system requirements, benefits and drawbacks.