Virtualizing Business Critical Applications with VMware vSphere

PerformanceManagementVMware has published a fascinating white paper which goes through the resource requirements, performance requirements, suggested configurations, performance comparison between physical and virtual environments and whether or not there are licensing issues for various business critical applications.

The VMware Virtualizing Business Critical Apps White Paper

You can access the VMware Virtualizing Business Critical App White Paper Here.

VMware has also published a list of worldwide partners who have specific domain expertise in virtualizing business critical applications. That matrix is below.



More information on virtualizing business critical applications can be found at Blogs.VMware/Apps/


Having successfully virtualized all of the low hanging fruit in its customer base, VMware has now put a serious focus upon virtualizing business critical and performance critical applications. That focus includes not just highlighting progress to date, but also working with partners who have specific domain expertise is specific applications.

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Bernd Harzog (340 Posts)

Bernd Harzog is the Analyst at The Virtualization Practice for Performance and Capacity Management and IT as a Service (Private Cloud).

Bernd is also the CEO and founder of APM Experts a company that provides strategic marketing services to vendors in the virtualization performance management, and application performance management markets.

Prior to these two companies, Bernd was the CEO of RTO Software, the VP Products at Netuitive, a General Manager at Xcellenet, and Research Director for Systems Software at Gartner Group. Bernd has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Chicago.

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