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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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Let the Bridge Fall - As Long as It Falls on Time
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Different managers have different philosophies for project planning and scheduling, especially when it comes to meeting deadlines. But what if there was a way to improve risk management in relation to corporate projects? Learn how capacity planning provides the foresight necessary to complete projects on time and boost customer satisfaction.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Introducing a Capacity Management Maturity Model
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As greater demands are placed on IT for efficiency and productivity, it is becoming more important for IT organizations to adopt more sophisticated business process management methods. Learn about a capacity management approach that allows IT to plan for improved services.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Capacity Management Is Crucial in Virtualized Environments: Without the Right Tools, IT Service Optimization Is Tricky
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization offers a more flexible solution where resources can be redistributed in accordance with shifting demands. However, virtualization resources add a new abstraction layer to the infrastructure stack, which can complicate IT service optimization. Read on to learn best practices for optimizing IT services in complex virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

The Key To Cloud And Virtual Computing: Managing And Planning Capacity In 2011 And Beyond
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The flexibility and cost alternatives provided by virtualization, cloud computing and SaaS present organizations with a choice of platforms to run applications or a business service. These computing models highlight the need for a better capacity management process. Learn about effectively managing capacity for improvements in business services.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Optimizing Power Consumption and Data Center Efficiency
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get advice on how to enhance efficiency in your data center and take a closer look at what needs to be done in the system, platform, and facilities level of your enterprise.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Intel

Intel Cloud Builders Guide: Scale out Storage with EMC Atmos
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: With the emergence of cloud computing, businesses are looking to increase their storage capacity to support the increase in digital content . Access this white paper to learn how about scale-out-storage initiatives that will benefit your business.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Intel

Implementing Cloud Storage Metrics to Improve Efficiency
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: When moving to the cloud, storage metrics can significantly help to improve efficiency and capacity management, optimizing your SAN environment. Access this white paper to learn how these metrics can help you effectively manage your computing and traditional environments.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Intel

Minnesota Wild Names Dell Compellent SAN "Most Valuable Player"
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: The Minnesota Wild’s six-month old iSCSI storage solution could no longer keep up with the growing data needs of concession vendors. Read this white paper to learn how the Wild successfully implemented Fluid Data technology to solve the problem.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Dell Compellent

Confidently maximize virtual investments with Integrated Service Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

How To Align Corporate Strategy with Project Execution
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: The biggest challenge for IT leaders today is making sure that projects are aligned with the strategic and financial goals of their organizations. Learn why implementing a project and portfolio management (PPM) approach could help simplify your objectives. Gain insight on PPM topics such as allocating resources, capacity planning and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

AtTask

Effective Storage Management and Data Protection for Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM reduces the complexity of managing cloud environments by offering a complete portfolio of automated solutions for managing data and storage infrastructure, enabling better efficiency for business resiliency, and helping to reduce costs and improve security.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

EMC VNX Deduplication and Compression. Maximizing Effective Capacity Utilization
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the capacity efficiency technologies delivered in the EMC® VNX™ series of storage platforms.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

EMC

Scalability in Log Management
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper will take you through the process of selecting a log management solution for your organization. It will provide you with information about log management, as well as the requirements you should be looking for in a log management solution.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives
sponsored by ISACA
WHITE PAPER: Globalization and recent economic pressures have resulted in increased requirements for the availability, scalability and efficiency of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

ISACA

Virtualization Strategies for 2011
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Successful business leaders know when to increase investment and when to hold cash- when to pursue new markets and when to focus on maintaining their current market position. What is true of investment strategy is also true of the data center: there is a time to scale back or hold steady and there is a time to scale out for future growth.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

AMD

Capacity Management in VMWare Virtualized Infrastructures — A Customer’s Experience
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a detailed look at the challenges of capacity management in virtualized infrastructures, and it offers a wealth of practical insights into addressing these challenges and setting the stage for successful VMware deployments.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Nimsoft, Inc.

Revolutionizing Application Performance Through Optimized Disk I/O
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines a new approach to improving application performance, which is capable of delivering millions of IOPS and tens of GB/s throughput and allows capacity and performance to scale independently. Read on to learn about this cost effective, easy to use approach to dramatically improving application performance.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Kaminario

Data Center Service Management: A New Imperative for Managing Today's Data Centers
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: To appropriately apply the principles of DCSM, a comprehensive enterprise solution must be able to provide significant levels of control over the infrastructure. Aperture VISTA® is the only enterprise-wide solution to be able to deliver all aspects of DCSM with a multidimensional perspective.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

Emerson Network Power

Reducing Storage Complexity with Sun Unified Storage
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 26 Jul 2010

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Performance and Scale in Cloud Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance causes companies to lose customers, reduce employee productivity, and reduce bottom line revenue. Read this whitepaper to learn why scalability is the best solution to increasing and maintaining application performance in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Joyent

Managing Network Bandwidth to Maximize Network Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to leverage best practices to monitor, baseline, and manage the network bandwidth and performance. It also highlights how to identify and eliminate issues such as unwanted traffic, unwanted protocols, and network problems with factory default switch configurations.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Fluke Networks

Streamlining Storage Management With Virtualization-Aware EMC Navisphere Manager On Dell/EMC CX4 Arrays
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: By providing automatic end-to-end mapping of virtual machines to the physical servers and storage supporting them, virtualization-aware EMC Navisphere Manager software on Dell/EMC CX4 Series storage arrays helps dramatically increase resource efficiency and simplify storage administration tasks such as problem diagnosis and change management.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Dell | EMC

IT Survey Results: Mainframe Is an Engine of Business Growth and a Reason for Optimism
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than 1500 z/Journal readers and BMC Software customers worldwide recently shared their top priorities for IT in 2010. The survey results might surprise you. Get the full report.
Posted: 14 Jan 2010 | Published: 14 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

The Raw Truth about Storage Capacity
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines several factors that limit the capacity of your data storage system and how they contribute to the true cost of storage.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Nov 2009

Xiotech Corporation

Seeding the Clouds: Key Infrastructure Elements of Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes a high-level cloud computing infrastructure services framework and the underlying technology enablers, such as virtualization, automation, self-service portal, monitoring and capacity planning. It also discusses examples of, and the value propositions for, certain data centers that have been built in this manner to date.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

IBM
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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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