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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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Backup is Broken and Needs a Revolution
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 6 obstacles standing in the way of efficient backup and how a revolutionary model, disk-to-disk-to-cloud (D2D2C), simplifies the process without breaking the budget. Continue reading to discover the efficiency benefits of deep deduplication.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

LogicNow

On-Demand Hybrid Cloud for Production Workloads: Storage Consolidation
sponsored by Velostrata
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about an on-demand hybrid cloud option for production workloads that can be used to consolidate storage and optimize performance. Explore the additional benefits of this option, including: reduced costs by consolidating storage, improved business agility by running compute instances in the cloud as needed, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Velostrata

Tier-1 Storage Considerations: The HPE 3PAR StoreServ Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In the following technical white paper, learn about a tier-1 storage system that can support true convergence of block, file, and object access while offering the performance and flexibility needed to accelerate new application deployments. See how this system supports server virtualization, cloud computing, and ITaaS all at a manageable cost.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Unleash the Full Power of Flash with XtremIO
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a scale-out all-flash array can provide on-demand performance and capacity growth and provides analyst reviews on EMC's all-flash array. Read on to learn how this all-flash array can allow you to consolidate your workloads, eliminate storage "sprawl" and automate your storage and application processes.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

EMC

VersaStack Solutions Based on Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure and IBM Storage Systems
sponsored by Ingram Micro
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the highlights of one infrastructure solution that focuses on replacing the disparate layers of computing, network, and storage resources with a single integrated strategy.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Ingram Micro

All-Flash Arrays: Lower Storage TCO Through Consolidation
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This lab review tests the benefits of consolidating storage needs into a single all-flash array and demonstrates how doing so can improve an enterprise's storage TCO. Read on to discover how this flash technology can simplify your storage and reduce TCO, while providing your enterprise with advanced data services, workload consolidation, and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

EMC

Convincing Your Boss: Software-defined Storage is the Future
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, uncover the biggest benefits and selling points about software-defined storage you can use to convince upper management for buy-in.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Red Hat

The Business Value of Converged IT
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the business value of deploying hyper-converged systems to achieve operational efficiency. Uncover the ROI that 13 organizations, from diverse industries like insurance, retail, healthcare, and gaming, achieved after switching to converged IT.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Nutanix

Accelerate Cloud Deployments with a Complete, Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about the positive implications of converged infrastructure and see for yourself firsthand why shifting to this model is not as difficult as the hype makes it seem.
Posted: 11 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

Hybrid Storage Arrays: Solution Overview
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers a hybrid storage array that automates time-consuming data protection and storage capacity scaling so that you can spend less time tending to your storage infrastructures. Read on to learn the benefits this array can provide for your storage.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

Deploying Scale-out Storage with Red Hat and Lenovo System X Servers
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper introduces a storage system that offers massive scalability, high performance, and volume economics for storage of all kinds of unstructured data. Read on to see why this system is ideal for web content repositories, big data analytics, security analytics, virtualization storage, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Red Hat

Red Hat Virtualization Infrastructure Storage for Remote and Branch Offices
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how remote and branch offices can utilize converged virtual and storage infrastructure systems to handle their critical application needs while remaining vigilant on issues like limited space and budget.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Red Hat

Understanding the True Cost of Storage
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief focuses on a storage solution that replaces traditional components with a single service and eliminates common data storage costs. Read on to see how your enterprise can achieve immediate cost savings through the elimination of hardware investment, reduction in IT resources and predictable data storage budget requirements.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Nasuni Corporation

Flash Storage: Not Just for Mission Critical Application Acceleration
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how you can get enterprise flash level performance for more than just mission critical workloads. Read on to learn how you can meet the needs of IOPS hungry workloads as well as other primary data center applications at a cost lower than HDD storage.
Posted: 22 Sep 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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

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

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

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®

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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