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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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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

How Ludwig Maximillian University Streamlined its Storage
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how Ludwig Maximillian University was able to manage its seven different storage locations from a single platform, and the benefits they were able to achieve.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Nexenta

Video Surveillance Trends Report
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the major trends in the video surveillance industry and how IT executives and system integrators are managing all of the data.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Seagate Technology

Enterprise Hybrid Storage Array Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: ccess this white paper for a guide to purchasing hybrid flash arrays. Explore this resource to learn how to compare different vendor offerings based on features.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Tegile

Driving Better Business Outcomes with Office-Optimized IT
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will show you how IT departments can integrate servers, storage, networking and management into a single, compact chassis in order to maintain simplicity, efficiency and versatility across all work environments.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Dell India

Redefining the Economics of Storage
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: IDC highlights the priorities and challenges faced by IT managers looking for midrange and high-end open system storage solutions. This document also presents the new and innovative solutions Dell has come forth with to help solve those challenges.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell India

Intelligent Copy Data Management
sponsored by Catalogic Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a solution to the challenge of managing copy data.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Catalogic Software

Mega Online Retailer Stores Twenty Years Worth of Data
sponsored by Catalogic Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the storage solutions and data management strategies a major online retailer chose to handle twenty years of intensive data.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Catalogic Software

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

Infographic Shows What a Cloud Service Can Do
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This handy infographic gives you some quick facts on one potential cloud storage service.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Storage with Value at its Core
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you discover discover a flash storage system that's fast, reliable built to handle today's workloads.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

IBM

Dell SC4000 Series—Enterprise-Class Features and Performance for the Remote Branch Office
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a series of storage arrays that leverage features such as auto-tiering, advanced flash support, replay snapshots, and automated replication in order to consolidate and simplify storage management across all work sites.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

6 Key Considerations to Improve Security and Scalability of Mobile Services
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how to increase your storage and security capacity via colocation, so you can accommodate more data and keep your customers happy.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Software-Defined Simplifies Storage Management
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SDS and how it can simplify storage management.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

DataCore Software Corporation

Solve Performance Problems with Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper elaborates on one the performance benefits of software-defined storage.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

DataCore Software Corporation

Analyst Report: New Best Practice for Storage Performance Testing
sponsored by LoadDynamix
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report to learn about a crucial new best practice for storage engineers who are performance testing a storage system.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

LoadDynamix

Understanding the Effect of Dedupe & Compression on Storage Performance
sponsored by LoadDynamix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to effectively validate the effects of deduplication and compression on your flash array.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

LoadDynamix

Best Practices for Configuring Windows Server 2012 for iSCSI SAN
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about best practices for configuring Windows Server 2012 to iSCI SAN, and the storage benefits such as:Diskless serversCentralized managementSimplified recoveryAnd more.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Improving SQL Server Performance with All Flash Array
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how one flash storage platform reduces OLTP and I/O latency for intensive workloads. Discover how flash storage fits into your organizations existing systems like the SQL server.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Redefining the economics of enterprise storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about Dell's storage platform options including flash solid-state drive (SSD) and how your organization can benefit. Read on to learn how these storage options reduce I/O bottlenecking and provide anytime access to important and critical data.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

How Your Storage May be Hindering Virtualization
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about a storage software platform that integrates with storage I/O control (SIOC) to provide management granularity. Read on now to learn how you can gain dynamic performance allocation to eliminate storage over-provisioning and how you are enabled to deploy more VMs.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Solidfire

Preparing For Future Growth with Flash
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a case study of how one company implemented a flash storage system that enabled it to increase storage capabilities while cutting costs.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Maximizing Data Center Efficiency, Capacity and Availability through Integrated Infrastructure
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to get best practices on addressing the typical infrastructure challenges facing today's data center managers. Discover how an integrated infrastructure can address an organization's unique business needs while increasing efficiency, ensuring availability and reducing cost of deployment or ownership.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

Emerson

Consolidating Older Database Servers 6:1
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: You can retire 6 legacy servers with one Dell PowerEdge R730XD server. The data, straight from Principled Technologies, proves that you can reduce response times by up to 75% giving users a much speedier and friendlier experience.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

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
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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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