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ALSO CALLED: Data Consolidation, Consolidation, Storage Centralization
DEFINITION: Storage consolidation, also called storage convergence is a method of centralizing data storage among multiple servers. The objective is to facilitate data backup and archiving for all subscribers in an enterprise, while minimizing the time required to access and store data. Other desirable features include simplification of the storage infrastructure, centralized and efficient management, optimized  … 
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Confidently Deploy your Group and Corporate File Shares
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the importance of converged storage in improving collaboration.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Simplifying IT to Drive Better Business Outcomes and Improve ROI
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this analyst white paper, examine several strategies to cut IT complexity. Explore the pros and cons of virtualization, converged infrastructure, outsourcing operations, and more within. Read on now to learn which strategy is right for your organization.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Fast IT: Sourcing Disruptive Innovation through Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cisco recently announced new Unified Computing System innovations to address the need for business agility and orchestration. You can simplify your data centre with an integrated infrastructure that enables you to reallocate your IT budget towards innovative technologies to meet changing business goals.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Building the Next-Gen Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how converged infrastructure (CI) is ready to handle the workloads of today and how it scales with data growth.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

White Paper: Measuring ROI for Storage Performance Testing
sponsored by LoadDynamix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a storage system with economic benefits to prove ROI.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

LoadDynamix

A Look at the Rapidly Evolving Flash Storage Market
sponsored by HP India
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper is here to clear up any confusion about the solid-state storage market, leaving you in position to make informed decisions that will put you in position to take full advantage of the technology.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

HP India

HP 3PAR Thin Deduplication: A Competitive Comparison
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: Today, storage professionals are faced with a mission-impossible challenge. As data requirements are growing, IT must deliver highly efficient storage. This white paper details how to use thin deduplication for flash storage to meet efficiency requirements.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

Web-Scale 101
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing breaks down technology silos and removes most of the complexity of monolithic architectures. Despite the cloud's benefits, some consumer Internet vendors are taking a new approach to IT infrastructure, web-scale IT, which allows companies to achieve better business agility and predictable scale while lowering TCO.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Nutanix

Solving Data Growth Issues using Deduplication
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Data growth is increasing at record rates, and ensuring the integrity of that data is a struggle for many IT organizations. Discover how Dell deduplication solutions help you scale for data growth while reducing backup times and keeping expenses at a minimum.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Dell Software

Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Array Leaves Competition in the Dust
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This short resource examines a next-generation hybrid array storage system that integrates the power of SSD and SAN storage capabilities. Read on now to learn about the benefits this cutting-edge technology can provide.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Consolidate Six Outdated Servers with One Dell Poweredge R730XD Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to learn how you can replace six servers with just one and cut response time by up to 75%. Read on to examine the performance analysis to discover how these servers may be right for your organization.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Benefits of Using Flash Arrays with Oracle
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Today, about 73% of mid-sized and large companies are looking to consolidate their databases. However, there are many challenges associated with data center consolidation. This white paper details a lab report that tested the performance of a flash array with Oracle.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

NetApp

Dell's PowerEdge Server Portfolio: The New Innovative Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about a server solution that introduces new levels of automation and embedded intelligence to enable faster delivery and storage solutions. Read on to discover how you can free your IT admins from time consuming maintenance tasks and not have to worry if your servers can handle increasing workloads.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Redefining the Economics of Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how Dell storage arrays can free IT professionals from day-to-day tasks and provide ecomonic benefits.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Total Economic Impact of a Nexenta-Based Storage Solution
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the result of that study, providing a framework with which IT personnel and business-decision makers can evaluate the potential financial impact of this software-defined storage option may have on their organization.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Nexenta

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 thin provisioning space reclamation using the IBM XIV Storage System IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the simplicity in which Information IT teams can take advantage of substantial data capacity savings using combined IBM XIV and Microsoft improvements which include the introduction of the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualized, & Flash Optimized
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will discover how IBMs Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective, and optimized. Find out how IBMs family of solutions can help IT organizations be more efficient by doing more with fewer resources.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise Backup and Recovery Solution, 2014–2015
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a side-by-side comparison of leading enterprise backup and recovery solutions, looking at the ability to deliver a holistic backup and recovery strategy within a virtualized environment.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Fast IT: Sourcing Disruptive Innovation
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cisco recently announced new Unified Computing System innovations to address the need for business agility and orchestration. You can simplify your data centre with an integrated infrastructure that enables you to reallocate your IT budget towards innovative technologies to meet changing business goals.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Eight Steps to Building an Ideal Infrastructure Platform
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the eight steps required to properly build your ideal BladeSystem infrastructure solution.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

A Look at the Rapidly Evolving Flash Storage Market
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper is here to clear up any confusion about the solid-state storage market, leaving you in position to make informed decisions that will put you in position to take full advantage of the technology.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Casio Builds High-Availablity Storage With Software and Commodity Servers
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how Casio was able to migrate to Red Hat Storage Server, whereby a virtualized storage environment can be implemented using the internal disks of commodity servers.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Tintri VMstore: Application-Aware Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization brings tremendous value in terms of adding operational agility and significant cost savings through consolidation, increased utilization, and workload portability. Unfortunately, storage can hold you back.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Tintri

Three Options for Dealing with Data Growth
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the challenges of modern storage and explores options that organizations can leverage to keep up with modern demands.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Tintri VMstore Zero Management Storage (December 2013)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Taneja Group recently had the opportunity to put Tintri's VMstore array through a hands-on exercise, to see for ourselves whether there's mileage to be had from a virtualization-specific storage solution. Without doubt, there is clear merit to Tintri's approach.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tintri
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STORAGE CONSOLIDATION DEFINITION (continued): …  resource utilization, and low operating cost.There are three storage consolidation architectures in common use: network-attached storage (NAS), redundant array of independent disks (RAID), and the storage area network (SAN). In NAS, the hard drive that stores the data has its own network address. Files can be stored and retrieved rapidly because they do not compete with other computers for processor resources. In RAID storage consolidation, the data is located on multiple disks. The array appears as a single logical hard drive. This facilitates balanced overlapping of input/output (I/O) operations … 
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