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Oracle Virtualization Shines at Oracle OpenWorld 2012

At the recent Oracle OpenWorld 2012, Oracle virtualization was on display across the vast Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Experts from the team were on hand describing the Oracle virtualization portfolio and speaking directly with attendees in more than 20 sessions related to virtualization, at eight demo stations, and in two very well-attended hands-on labs.
Watch the Server Virtualization Overview Video
Watch the Desktop Virtualization Overview Video

New Releases of Oracle VM and Oracle VM VirtualBox

Oracle continues its fast-paced product enhancements with updates to Oracle VM and Oracle VM VirtualBox.
Read About Oracle VM 3.1.1
Read About Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2

Advanced I/O Virtualization Architecture for Consolidating High-Performance Workloads

Learn more about single-root I/O virtualization with Oracle VM and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud—watch a video interview with Senior Director of Product Management Adam Hawley.
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Three Self-Paced Oracle VM Hands-on Labs Now Available

If you did not have a chance to attend the Oracle VM hands-on labs at Oracle OpenWorld this year, you can still run the labs. The three labs and instructions are available for download.

Lab 1: Deploying Infrastructure as a Service with Oracle VM
Learn about the planning and deployment of an infrastructure-as-a-service environment with Oracle VM as the foundation. This lab covers storage capacity planning, logical unit number creation, network bandwidth planning, and best practices for designing and streamlining the environment for easy management.

Lab 2: Virtualize and Deploy Oracle Applications Using Oracle VM Templates
Learn how to deploy Oracle Applications in minutes with Oracle VM Templates, and get step-by-step instruction on how to deploy Oracle Real Application Clusters in minutes.

Lab 3: Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle VM 3.x (for x86) and Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
This hands-on lab demonstrates what Oracle’s enterprise cloud infrastructure for x86 can do, and how it works with Oracle VM 3.
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Oracle VM Storage Connect Plug-in for NetApp Storage Now Available

This combined solution allows customers to provision and manage participating storage platforms through Oracle VM Manager and Oracle Enterprise Manager, simplifying virtual infrastructure management and delivering faster virtual machine configuration and control.
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Oracle OpenWorld 2012 Videos

What’s New in Oracle Secure Global Desktop 4.7

Oracle's Mohan Prabhala discusses the new features in the latest release of Oracle Secure Global Desktop.
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IOUG Virtualization SIG—Online Symposium

Watch the video featuring Oracle VM, with an expert panel; best practices; and Oracle VM updates.
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Quantifying the Value of Application-Driven Virtualization

Time is your IT department’s greatest commodity. So when a new report reveals that your IT staff can deploy Oracle Real Application Clusters up to 10 times faster than a traditional install performed with VMware
vSphere 5, it’s newsworthy.
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A Better Approach to Enterprise Desktop Virtualization

This series of short screencasts explains how Oracle desktop virtualization can help you design a better desktop management and application access strategy.
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Virtualized Infrastructure Simplified with Oracle VM and NetApp Storage and Data Management Solutions

Provisioning and deploying a virtual data infrastructure can be costly, time-consuming, and prone to error. Oracle VM and NetApp joint solutions, however, give you a single point-and-click interface to deploy your virtualized data infrastructure seamlessly in minutes.
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Oracle Virtualization Blog

Stay on top of the latest news, technology, and strategy for Oracle virtualization.

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Calculate Your Cost Savings with the Oracle VM TCO Calculator

Use the newly updated TCO tool today and discover how much more you can save with Oracle VM vs. VMware (management costs included).


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Calculate Your Cost Savings with the Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Calculator

Server Virtualization for Dummies E-Book

Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Dummies E-Book

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Simplified Client Access for Oracle Applications

Evaluator Group Lab Validation Report: Oracle VM—Quantifying The Value of Application-Driven Virtualization

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Gunsan City Hall Adds Virtual Desktop to Public Offices, Significantly Improves Data Security for City Residents

MainStreet Bank Virtualizes Desktops, Enhances Storage, Simplifies IT Maintenance While Improving Security and System Availability

Oracle VM Customer Stories

Oracle Desktop Virtualization Customer Stories

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Oracle Desktop Virtualization Seminar

November 20
Birmingham, England

DOAG Conference

November 20–22
Nuremberg, Germany

Oracle Desktop Virtualization Seminar

November 22
Manchester, England

Gartner Data Center Summit

November 27–28
London, United Kingdom

UK Oracle User Group Conference 2012

December 3–5
Birmingham, England

Gartner Data Center Conference

December 3–6
Las Vegas, Nevada

Oracle Desktop Virtualization Seminar

December 5
Manchester, England

Oracle at NetApp Insight

December 11–13
Macau, China

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