Virtualisation Whitepapers


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eBook | Simplifying Disaster Recovery for Complex Virtual Environments
By Acronis | 31/5/2010
Read this eBook chapter to explore the current backup and recovery landscape, examine strategies and solutions, and offer guidance on the best approaches to ensure secure and efficient backup and recovery.
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Business Continuity with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Updated Edition)
By Acronis | 31/5/2010
Easily back up, restore, and migrate physical or virtual servers. Learn data protection strategies to lower TCO. Create your cost-effective disaster recovery strategy now - read on.
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Evolving Threats Demand; New Approaches To Security
By Akamai | 28/10/2013
As the world becomes increasingly hyper-connected, the opportunities for innovation and new business models are virtually limitless. However, with so much business-critical information at stake, the need to protect a company's IT assets is more important than ever before. This paper aims to profile the emerging players who comprise today’s emerging threat ecosystem; today's trends and the latest insights into the future.
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Enterprise Optimising Cloud Infrastructure with Citrix CloudBridge
By Alcatel-Lucent | 24/10/2012
The documents provides design guidance, configuration examples and ALU recommended best practices for WAN optimisation when interconnecting geographically dispersed data centres. Read more.
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A Coordinated Virtual Infrastructure for SDN in Enterprise Networks
By Alcatel-Lucent | 2/7/2013
Increasing agility and automation in the data centre to optimise application delivery requires a complete, end-to-end, coordinated virtual infrastructure. This infrastructure will allow applications and the physical network to collaborate, thereby providing a high quality experience for users and enabling optimisation of resources. The ideal solution should follow a Software Defined Networking (SDN) approach. Learn more.
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Optimising Network Infrastructure for Citrix XenDesktop
By Alcatel-Lucent | 19/10/2012
A practical guide to deliver an end-to-end desktop virtualisation solution. Desktop virtualisation can increase the productivity of information technology (IT) teams by transforming how they configure and deploy endpoint devices, manage desktops, and support end user applications. This guide provides a detailed explanation on how to deliver a new, improved, end-to-end desktop virtualisation solution that will make it easier and more cost-effective for businesses to deploy high-definition virtual desktops and applications to all users across an entire enterprise.
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Data Centre Physical Infrastructure: Optimising Business Value
By APC | 12/6/2013
To stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing business world, companies must update the way they view the value of their investment in data centre physical infrastructure (DCPI). This whitepaper discusses how companies can succeed in a changing global market. Read now.
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Top 10 Mistakes in Data Centre Operations: Operating Efficient and Effective Data Centres
By APC | 12/6/2013
How can you avoid making major mistakes when operating and maintaining your data centre(s)? The key lies in the methodology behind your operations and maintenance program. This whitepaper explores the top ten mistakes in data centre operations. Read now.
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Virtualisation and Cloud Computing: Optimised Power, Cooling, and Management Maximises Benefits
By APC | 3/7/2012
Virtualisation has become the very technology engine behind cloud computing itself, while the benefits of this technology and service delivery model are well known, understood, and increasingly being taken advantage of, their effects on the data center physical infrastructure are less understood. The purpose of this paper is to describe these effects while offering possible solutions or methods for dealing with them.
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Preparing the Physical Infrastructure of Receiving Data Centres for Consolidation
By APC | 3/7/2012
The consolidation of one or more data centres into an existing data centre is a common occurrence. This paper gives examples of what is becoming a standard architecture for preparing the physical infrastructure in the receiving data centre. This approach allows for shorter timelines and high efficiency while avoiding the commonly expected difficulties and complexities often experienced with consolidation projects.
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