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Business Case for Virtualization

Storage Virtualization: What to Know and What to Look For

This paper covers the real value of storage virtualization (from both business and IT perspectives) and offers explanations of the varying storage virtualization approaches with advice on how to make a technology and vendor decision. This paper is designed to explain the benefits of storage virtualization in as generic a way as possible and not to merely promote one vendors&rsquo; approach.<br />
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The Advantages of Virtualization for Secure File Transfer

This whitepaper addresses how to take advantage of virtualization benefits through a &ldquo;virtual appliance.&rdquo; With virtualization, software applications share expensive computing resources including space, power and cooling to increase efficiency. Organizations use virtualization strategies to reduce the cost and complexity of their IT infrastructure and to increase business agility.

Business Value in Virtualization

This paper presents a framework to calculate the total cost of ownership of virtualization on a multi-processor based platform.