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ALSO CALLED: Capacity Management, Server Capacity Planning, Capacity Requirements Planning, IT Capacity Planning
DEFINITION: In information technology, capacity planning is the science and art of estimating the space, computer hardware, software and connection infrastructure resources that will be needed over some future period of time. A typical capacity concern of many enterprises is whether resources will be in place to handle an increasing number of requests as the number of users or interactions increase. The aim  … 
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Hyperstore and Citrix CloudPlatform Powered by Apache: Delivering Enterprise Ready Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Citrix Ready and Cloudian
WEBCAST: Join us as we discuss how Cloudian Hyperstore + Citrix CloudPlatform delivers a best-in-class hybrid cloud storage solution that meets the demands of the enterprise.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Premieres: Oct 15, 2014, 01:00 EDT (05:00 GMT)

Citrix Ready and Cloudian

Scale-up vs. scale out
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
VIDEO: In this video, storage consultant and senior strategist, Randy Kerns differentiates between scale-up and scale-out storage. He examines traditional architectures and points out the performance and capacity advantages that the latest NAS offerings can provide.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 14 Aug 2014

SearchStorage.com

SQL Diagnostic Manager – Download a Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of a 24/7 SQL performance monitoring, alerting and diagnostic tool – and gain access to a free trial.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2014

Idera

FlashSystem 840: Macro Efficiency video
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video highlights how IBM FlashSystem 840 allows organizations to gain greater efficiency to deploy new services and consolidate to reduce facilities costs.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 15 Jan 2014

IBM

Ricoh Americas Corporation client reference (VIDEO)
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Ricoh Americas Corporation implemented a virtualized storage environment which included IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller, IBM XIV Storage System and IBM System Storage DS8000, enabling seamless migration and more efficient storage management.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 09 Feb 2012

IBM

Better Manage your Virtual, Private, and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures with Red Hat CloudForms
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: This video covers a Red Hat product that can give you the right tools to better manage any type of data center.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Premiered: 12 Apr 2013

Red Hat

Client Success Video: IBM RTC
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this short video, you will discover how a leading South African wireless broadband provider deployed IBM Real-time Compression Appliances to reduce storage utilization by more than 80 percent – enabling them to defer additional storage equipment purchases and accelerate user access to data.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Premiered: May 23, 2012

IBM

Flash vs. Disk: Cost, Capacity, Energy Consumption, and Deployment Speed Compared
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This brief video discusses the importance of flash and how this technology outperforms disk in capacity, cost efficiency, energy consumption and speed to deployment.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Apr 11, 2013

IBM

Enabling a Storage Chargeback: Tips and Strategies for Getting Started
sponsored by APTARE
WEBCAST: This webcast explores why you should implement a chargeback solution, different models, chargeback vs. showback, key business requirements – what is your storage TCO? Find out how to get started now.
Posted: 01 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 1, 2013

APTARE

Demo: Step by Step Instructions for Setting up Storage Chargeback Reports
sponsored by APTARE
WEBCAST: This brief webcast details step-by-step instructions for setting up storage chargeback reports.
Posted: 01 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 1, 2013

APTARE

Case Study: Balancing Growth and Capacity Constraints with Unified Storage
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: multi-faceted organization in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which hosts over 100 events per year, deploy an innovative storage system to expand their storage capacity to support a steady increase in media content while allowing plenty of room for future growth.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

IBM

Podcast: Reigning in Storage Costs: The Critical Nexus of Unmanaged Data and Out-of-Control Capacity Demand
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
PODCAST: This exclusive podcast features Jon Toigo, a 35+ year IT veteran and storage guru, who discusses the obstacles of data management and mismanagement.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Mar 25, 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

How to unlock your storage solution's potential capacity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Watch this concise webcast to find out the key features and benefits of HP's storage solution, which will give you the capacity required for future growth.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Simplify Network Monitoring with Ixia Anue NTO
sponsored by Ixia
VIDEO: Are you ready to make network monitoring simple and secure again? View this video to learn about a solution that can help you achieve just that.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 03 Sep 2013

Ixia

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WEBCAST: This resource outlines the difference between the data center and colocation services and explains the different types of colocation providers out there. In addition, view the top seven things you should look for in any potential colocation provider.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

SAVVIS

VeloBit HyperCache: SSD Caching Software
sponsored by VeloBit
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Database performance and capacity can be increased cost-effectively by placing frequently used data in compressed form in a high-performance cache. Download your free 30-day trial of VeloBit HyperCache now and begin seeing improved performance within an hour.
Posted: 11 Sep 2012 | Premiered: 11 Sep 2012

VeloBit

New Era of Storage Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Eric Collins, IBM Senior System Architect will discuss how the IBM Storage strategy will help clients drive down the cost of storage acquisition, data retention and management and how it can reduce physical storage requirements by up to 50% making your future storage growth easier to accommodate.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 7, 2011

IBM

Podcast: Why SAP ERP As A Platform For Growth?
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
PODCAST: Midsized organizations are challenged to strike the right balance between reducing costs and making targeted investments for future success.  This session teaches you how to optimize the implementation of your ERP deployment for maximum gain.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2010

itelligence, Inc.

HP Operations Infrastructure Smart Plug-ins 1.6 Evaluation, including Virtualization SPI
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
TRIAL SOFTWARE: HP Operations Infrastructure Smart Plug-ins 1.6 Evaluation, including Virtualization SPI,provides out-of-thebox functionality, in the form of pre-configured policies with rules and threshold values, for managing all aspects of a virtualized environment. Download your trial now.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Premiered: 07 Oct 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Automated SAN Storage Tiering: Four Use Cases
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Check out this webcast to learn how SAN tiering can improve both performance and efficiency and how Dell's PS Series' intelligent, virtualized storage technologies can help simplify tiering design, implementation and management.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2010

Dell, Inc.

Data Deduplication FAQ
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
PODCAST: Join Founder and Lead Analyst of DCIG, Jerome Wendt as he answers the most common data deduplication questions he’s hearing today – including the technology’s  benefits, dedupe products to watch out for, target dedupe on a virtual tape library and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2010

Quantum Corporation

The different dedupe offerings
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
VIDEOCAST: Check out this interactive classroom for a storage refresher course on the topic of deduplicaiton and gain insight on how you can better leverage this technology to benefit the overall success of your businesses.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2010

Quantum Corporation

Quantum Interactive Classroom: Dedupe for Backup
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This interactive classroom features exclusive expert content designed to get IT administrators up to speed on deduplication. The classroom includes a video that explores the different types of deduplication and how these technologies help IT pros optimize and enhance already existing storage infrastructures. 
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Premiered: 25 May 2010

Quantum Corporation

Future Proofing your HP Business Critical Infrastructure
sponsored by Forsythe
WEBCAST: In this webcast, get a firsthand look into a virtual platform that is designed to meet your current and future IT demands. Learn how to right-size system capacity and improve workload scalability. Discover industry best practices to increase agility of applications and systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Oct 19, 2009

Forsythe

PlateSpin Recon: Virtual Capacity Management and Consolidation Planning
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn about a new unique workload profiling tool that takes the guess work out of identifying underutilized physical servers and virtual hosts. Learn how to leverage this tool for improved use and longer life of your current hardware.
Posted: 28 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 28, 2009

Novell, Inc.
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CAPACITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  of the capacity planner is to plan so well that new capacity is added just in time to meet the anticipated need but not so early that resources go unused for a long period. The successful capacity planner is one that makes the trade-offs between the present and the future that overall prove to be the most cost-efficient. The capacity planner, using business plans and forecasts, tries to imagine what the future needs will be. Analytical modeling tools can help the planner get answers to "What if" scenarios so that a range of possibilities can be explored. The capacity planner is especially … 
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