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DOMAIN EXPERT ENGAGEMENTS

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36476

Interactions with Platform & by Email *

INTERACTIONS

2918

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PARTICIPANTS

730

Responses Validated *

VALIDATIONS

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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   The Buzz Surrounding Virtualization: A Review.....II-1
Growth Prospects for Virtualization Software Tilt Upwards.....II-1
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   Virtualization Deployments Higher in the Developed Markets.....II-2
Table 1: Worldwide Virtualization Software Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Geographic Region - Americas, EMEA and Asia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
The Growing Indispensability of Virtualization in Enterprise Computing.....II-2
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   Cloning: A Powerful Feature of Virtualization.....II-3
Cost Savings: A Sharp Edged Benefit Driving the Uptake of Virtualization.....II-3
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   Server Virtualization Software Displays Strong Potential for Growth.....II-4
High ROI Turbo Charges Growth.....II-4
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   Key Findings.....II-5
Table 2: Global Market for Server Virtualization (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5

Table 3: Global Market for Presentation Virtualization (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
Recession to Play Spoilsport? An Unequivocal Review.....II-5
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   Desire for More Bang With Less IT Budgets Drives Innovation.....II-6
Open Source Virtualization Poised for Rapid Spurt in Popularity.....II-6
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   The Truth Behind Hypervisor based Virtualization.....II-7
Virtualization Software Disrupts Global Server Market.....II-7
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   Small Businesses: An Emerging & Lucrative Client Cluster.....II-8
Robust Growth in Waiting for Desktop Virtualization Software.....II-8
Unchecked Virtualization Threatens to Spawn Compliance Issues.....II-8
Challenges in Store.....II-8
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   Current Challenges.....II-9
Licensing.....II-9
Support.....II-9
Capacity Planning.....II-9
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   Short-term Challenges.....II-10
Provisioning.....II-10
Reliability.....II-10
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   Efficiency.....II-11
Mid-Term Challenges.....II-11
Scalability.....II-11
Security.....II-11
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   Accountability.....II-12
Ever-Present Challenges.....II-12
Responsibility.....II-12
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   Virtualization Technology: A Conceptual Summary.....II-13
Virtualization Software: A Key Enabler.....II-13
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   Benefits of Virtualization Software.....II-14
Lower Capital Costs.....II-14
Business Continuity.....II-14
Rapid Installation of Server Applications.....II-14
Reduces Downtime.....II-14
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   Ensures Compliance to Government Regulations.....II-15
Enables Usage of Multicore Processors.....II-15
Enables Software Testing Without Dedicated Testing Machines.....II-15
Maintains Legacy Applications.....II-15
Enhances System Security.....II-15
Segmental Overview.....II-15
Server Virtualization Software.....II-15
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   Types of Server Virtualization.....II-16
x86 Server Virtualization.....II-16
Midrange Server Virtualization.....II-16
Benefits of Server Virtualization.....II-16
Better Functionality Levels.....II-16
Ensures Rapid Enhancement of Existing IT infrastructure.....II-16
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   Streamlining Server Management.....II-17
Ensures Better Server Utilization Rates.....II-17
Reduces downtime.....II-17
Reduction in Operating and Maintenance Costs.....II-17
Business Continuity.....II-17
Presentation Virtualization Software.....II-17
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   Desktop Virtualization Software.....II-18
Server-Hosted Desktop Virtualization.....II-18
Client-Hosted Desktop Virtualization.....II-18
Advantages Vs Disadvantages.....II-18
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   Application Virtualization Software.....II-19
Benefits of Application Virtualization.....II-19
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   Limitations of Application Virtualization.....II-20
PC-Disk Virtualization Software.....II-20
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   Oracle Corporation Acquires Sun Microsystems.....II-22
Raxco Software's PerfectDisk® 10 Supports VMware vSphereTM 4.....II-22
Apparent Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware.....II-22
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   Virtuize and Parallels Enter into Partnership.....II-23
Lifeboat Distribution and StarWind Software Ink Agreement.....II-23
Fujitsu Inks OEM Agreement with Citrix Systems.....II-23
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   Green Hills Software Introduces Embedded Virtualization Business Unit ......II-24
VMware Acquires SpringSource.....II-24
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   InstallFree Enters into Partnership with Emtec Federal.....II-25
BlueCat Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware.....II-25
GroovyChannel Enters into Partnership with Intel.....II-25
Oracle Enters into Agreement to Acquire Virtual Iron.....II-25
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   VMware Acquires 5% Interest in Terremark.....II-26
HP Collaborates with Stromasys.....II-26
AEP Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware.....II-26
AppAssure Software Enters into Distribution Agreement with Lifeboat.....II-26
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   Red Hat and HP Introduce Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4.....II-27
Dell Enters into Alliance with Perot Systems.....II-27
Dell Enters into Collaboration with Juniper Networks.....II-27
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   Micros oft and Citrix Systems Extend Desktop Virtualization Partnership.....II-28
Citrix Systems and Intel Enter into Collaboration.....II-28
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   Microsoft Acquires Calista Technologies.....II-29
Quest Software Acquires Vizioncore.....II-29
Microsoft Acquires Kidaro.....II-29
VMware Acquires B-hive Networks.....II-29
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   Symantec Takes Over nSuite Technologies.....II-30
Red Hat Acquires Qumranet.....II-30
Devon IT to Launch Test Center.....II-30
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   Ingram Micro and Marathon Technologies Sign agreement.....II-31
MCCS Purchases Software of DataCore.....II-31
Headplay Group Selects Software of Open Kernel Labs.....II-31
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   Ermestel to Enter into Partnership with Scalent Systems.....II-32
VMware Takes Over Foedus.....II-32
ITS Group Signs Agreement with Scalent Systems.....II-32
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   vmSight Enters into Partnership with Virtual Iron Software.....II-33
VMware Buys Thinstall.....II-33
Sun Acquires innotek.....II-33
Sun Microsystems Enters into OEM Agreement with VMware.....II-33
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   Microsoft Acquire Kidaro.....II-34
Avnet Takes Over Ontrack Solutions.....II-34
INX Takes Over AccessFlow.....II-34
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   Euro Trend Takes Over Data Storage.....II-35
Alatum Selects Citrix Systems for Server Virtualization Infrastructure.....II-35
Datacraft Asia and Citrix Systems Enter into Strategic Partnership.....II-35
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   Lenovo and Citrix Systems Ink OEM Agreement.....II-36
Egenera and Dell Enter into Partnership.....II-36
VMware and HP Enter into Collaboration.....II-36
Citrix Systems and NetApp Enter into Strategic Partnership.....II-36
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   VM6 Software Introduces VM6 Virtual Machine ex Version 2.0.....II-38
F5 Networks Launches F5 ARX Virtualization Solution.....II-38
Hyperformix Rolls Out Capacity Manager 5.0.....II-38
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   HP Unveils HP Virtual Client Essentials Range.....II-39
Tripwire Introduces vWire Management Tool.....II-39
RNA Networks Launches RNAcache.....II-39
Sun Microsystems Launches VirtualBox 3.0.....II-39
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   Wyse Technology to Launch Wyse Virtual Desktop Accelerator.....II-40
INLINE Unveils Iplicity VM Data Center.....II-40
VMware Rolls Out vCenter Portfolio.....II-40
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   Paragon Software Introduces Virtualization Manager 2009 Corporate Edition.....II-41
Parallels Introduces Parallels Workstation Extreme.....II-41
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   Parallels Rolls Out Parallels Server 4 Bare Metal.....II-42
Parallels Launches Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac.....II-42
Tech Data Belgium Introduces Cloud Computing Offering.....II-42
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   VMware Collaborates with Intel.....II-43
VMware Introduces VMware vShieldTM Zones.....II-43
VMware Rolls Out VMware Fusion® 3.....II-43
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   Oracle Unveils Oracle VM Storage Connect Program.....II-44
Oracle Launches Oracle® VM Template.....II-44
Sun Microsystems Introduces VirtualBox 3.1.....II-44
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   Fujitsu and Sun Microsystems Enhance SPARC Enterprise Virtualization Capabilities and
  Server Performance.....II-45
Sun Microsystems Introduces Sun VirtualBox 2.2.....II-45
Sun Microsystems Introduces New SMB Virtualization Solutions.....II-45
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   Xcedex Launches X_Factor Virtualization Software.....II-46
Wyse Technology Expands Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 Suite.....II-46
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   AMD Introduces New Virtualization Solution.....II-47
Sun Microsystems Unveils Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1.....II-47
Lanamark Launches Virtualization Software Suite.....II-47
IBM Rolls Out System Storage SAN Volume Controller 4.3 Software.....II-47
Dell Introduces Dell PowerEdge R905 and R805 Servers.....II-47
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   Parallels Launches Virtuozzo Containers 4.0.....II-48
Sun Microsystems Announces Availability of Sun xVM Ops Center.....II-48
VMware and Cisco Collaborate.....II-48
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   VMware Rolls Out VMware Fusion 2.0.....II-49
VMware Rolls Out Virtual Datacenter Operating System (VDC-OS).....II-49
Parallels and Quest Software Introduce Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Bundle.....II-49
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   Citrix Systems, Inc., (USA).....II-51
IBM Corporation (USA).....II-51
iCore Software (USA).....II-51
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   Microsoft Corporation, (USA).....II-52
MokaFive (USA).....II-52
Oracle Corporation (USA).....II-52
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   Red Hat, Inc., (USA).....II-53
Symantec Corporation (USA).....II-53
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   VMWARE, Inc., (USA).....II-54
Parallels, Inc., (USA).....II-54
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   Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Virtualization Software by Product Segment - Server Virtualization Software, Presentation Virtualization Software, Desktop Virtualization Software, Application Virtualization Software and PC Disk Virtualization Software Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-551$350
   Table 5: World 10-Year Perspective for Thin Clients by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales for Server Virtualization Software, Presentation Virtualization Software, Desktop Virtualization Software, Application Virtualization Software and PC Disk Virtualization Software Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-561$350
    
 
 


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