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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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Storage Solutions for VMware: 9 Tips to Make the Right Buying Decision
sponsored by Infinidat
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover the nine key areas that the storage buyer needs to be aware of in order to have a high-performance and efficient virtualized infrastructure.
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 27 Jul 2015

Infinidat

AFA Performance Testing Framework
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download IDC's AFA Performance Testing Framework report where IDC discusses the important considerations in developing and executing a performance testing regimen against AFAs in end-user-focused proof-of-concept testing (rather than vendor development testing).
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Pure Storage

Five Reasons to Run MS-SQL on All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this article StorageSwiss explains the total benefits of an All-Flash MS-SQL environment.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Pure Storage

Pure Storage Introduces a New Technology Upgrade Model with Evergreen Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper assesses Pure Storage's Evergreen Storage concept, reviewing both existing approaches and this new approach in terms of their impacts on customers and their business and financial implications.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Pure Storage

Improving Flash in the Mature Solid-State Market
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how the collaboration of two companies has led to increased availability in flash storage. Read on to learn about how this collaboration can benefit SAS end-users and enterprises alike
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Inquiry Spotlight: Five Ways To Modernize Your Storage Strategy
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: The following Forrester report highlights the top five ways businesses can modernize their storage strategy to help keep pace with demand for scalability, flexibility, and performance. Access now and get started on the right path to better storage today.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

Pivot3

IT Cloud Infrastructure Hardware/Hosting: Needham & Company
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Read this short white paper to learn why Pivot3 is regarded as one of the top choices for hyper-converged infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Pivot3

Hardware Selection guide for Ceph
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following document provides high-level guidelines and recommendations for selecting commodity hardware infrastructure from major server vendors to help you quickly deploy Ceph-based storage solutions. Access now and get started on the right path to a stronger, more valuable Ceph deployment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Red Hat

Reclaim Oracle® Database Capacity with Nimble Storage on Oracle Linux
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following technical white paper demonstrates how database administrators can capitalize – without additional effort – on the capacity savings achieved by thin provisioning and focuses on how to maintain those savings over time. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Nimble Storage

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a flash storage solution that is 1/5 the price of other SSD solutions, but has 90% less latency than traditional spinning arrays.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

A Closer Look at All-Flash Arrays in the Data Center
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how all-flash arrays can improve data center agility so that you can avoid bottlenecks.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

EMC Corporation

INFINIDAT Storage Architecture Overview
sponsored by Infinidat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the INFINIDAT enterprise storage solution, a fully abstracted set of software-driven storage functions layered on top of very low-cost commodity hardware. This paper also discusses how INFINIDAT achieves multi-petabyte capacity in a single rack, mainframe-class reliability with an unprecedented 99.99999% availiabity.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015

Infinidat

Ultra-Sized Storage Challenges Demand Ultra-Dense Storage Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides advice on storing more data with limited budgets and space by discussing the benefits of dense storage arrays.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

5 Steps to More Efficient Storage for Microsoft Windows Environments
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a five-step process for achieving simplified and more effective storage for Windows environments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Nimble Storage

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: 26 May 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Storage Virtualization
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover seven ways virtual storage can benefit you.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems and Brocade

Taming Explosive Data Growth with Cloud Platforms
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one company solved its data storage issues by moving to the cloud using a cloud platform.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

The Total Economic Impact of a Storage Virtualization System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at the total economic impact and ROI of a sample storage virtualization product.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Accelerated Real Time Compression and Automated Three Tiers of Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about recent enhancements to one storage solution that can provide you with valuable real-time compression and automated tiers.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

IBM Storwize® Family for Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains how the IBM Storwize family for cloud computing meets all of your storage needs as you continue to migrate into the mobile world.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Storage System Enables Rapid Change for Mobile and Social Workloads
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to see how the IBM Storwize family can invigorate your mobile efforts by virtualizing and compressing your storage and providing greatly improved time to market for new products.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

IBM

Differentiating Hyper-Converged Infrastructures: A Vendor Profile
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about one hyperconvergence provider and all of the features it offers to fit in with your workloads and company philosophy.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

ServiceNow

Elastic Flash: Enabling Private Clouds and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how one potential flash storage solution utilizes private cloud infrastructures to allow work to get done faster, make your enterprise more efficient, lower TCO and raise ROI.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

IBM

Real-time Compression Results In Storage Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a storage system that uses real-time compression and SSD technology to boost storage performance. Read on to learn more about how the benefits of this storage system provide a strong ROI, and how your organization could cut costs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Accelerate Business Insights with Flash Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this with paper, discover a flash storage platform that can enable you to access and manage big data while providing you with fast analytics, optimized replication and more.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM
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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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