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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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Rethinking Cloud Content Collaboration in Financial Services
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how cloud-based content collaboration can meet customer demands in financial services while increasing productivity, and allowing the business to get around capacity and speed-to-market issues.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Box

WAN Virtualization is the Answer to Your WAN Questions
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why WAN virtualization is the answer you've been looking for to ensure business critical apps always perform well.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

Citrix

Advanced Virtual and Cloud Management for VMware Environments and Beyond
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore a cloud management platform designed to secure your investment for the future and eliminate disparate tool sprawl.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

4 Principles for Reducing Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to quantify storage infrastructure costs and identify how they can be reduced. Read on discover how you can identify clear metrics and provide a full analysis of the payback and cost reducing initiatives that can benefit your entire company.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Case Study: How University of Glasgow Scaled its Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how one IDS infrastructure solution helped the IT professionals at the University of Glasgow upgrade their limited network for easier monitoring and increased protection.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Gigamon

10 tips to implement Operations Management into VMware vSphere
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource highlights 10 tips – from installation to best practices – to help ensure a successful implementation of a management tool in your vSphere environment.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

7 Essential Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 7 reasons every MSP—and every SMB—should embrace the hybrid cloud for data protection.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Datto, Inc.

Optimizing Bandwidth: Why Size Doesn'€™t Always Matter
sponsored by Fluke Networks.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why capacity planning is critical to optimizing enterprise bandwidth and one method for proper implementation.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Fluke Networks.

The next evolution of virtualization: vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource gives you an exclusive look at a server virtualization platform with an operations management tool that helps to give you complete visibility into your virtual machine performance.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

TriTech Software Systems Chooses Nexenta to Pool Storage and Lower Their Costs
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: In order to improve its storage system, expand data capacity, and provide more flexibility for VMs without spending too much, TriTech implemented a software-defined storage solution.Access this whitepaper to find out which solution TriTech selected and what benefits it provides.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Nexenta

Citrix XenDesktop VDI with Dell Storage SC4020 All-Flash Arrays for 1,800 Persistent Desktop Users
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get details on a new, small footprint storage array that provides an automated, self-tuning storage system that efficiently scales to satisfy VDI production level workloads.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this Q&A with Laura DuBois, program vice president of IDC's Storage research to learn more about use cases for flash storage.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Essential Elements of a Server SAN Solution for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a simple approach to storage and gives a description of a solution that provides a server SAN solution for virtualized environments.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

Maxta

Maximize the Benefits of Flash with an All-Flash Array
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper and uncover all the key features of HP's latest flash-based storage array.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

HP and Intel® Xeon® processors

Introduction to Amazon Auto Scaling
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how Amazon Web Services Auto Scaling can eliminate the problems that come with automated or manual cloud scaling efforts.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Migrating to Exchange 2013 from Legacy Exchange
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful white paper to examine the risks and complexities of migration. No matter where you are on the path to migration, it's important to understand the challenges that come with moving from a legacy version.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

Rethinking Storage in an Always-On World: Big Data Puts the Spotlight on Hyperscale Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits and challenges of working with big data, the type of storage it needs and best practices for deploying the right storage technology for you.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Scale-Out Storage Ideal Solution for Unstructured Data Growth
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Find out why scale-out storage solutions are proving to be a popular alternative to traditional storage options.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat and HP

Analyst report: The Optimal Path to the Private Cloud
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a complete list of cloud computing benefits, as well as the best ways to move toward private cloud.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

EMC

Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Dell Software

Capabilities of leading RAID storage system may surprise you
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: SUSE needed a new storage infrastructure to accommodate over 80TB of data to host its core SUSE Linux Enterprise internal development environment. This case study illustrates how SUSE utilized one storage solution to address these issues and, in turn, reaped the many benefits.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

Next-generation storage for big data archives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents a new generation of storage that incorporates the strengths of object storage while maintaining operational and functional flexibility.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Quantum Corporation

Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site Twoo.com found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Your Roadmap for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This article gives a description of an approach to consolidation that has been successful for a growing number of organizations. The approach responds to a number of problems that typically arise when consolidating into an existing data center.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Schneider Electric
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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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