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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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Time for Converged Infrastructure? - Executives Discuss The Operational and Strategic Opportunities
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Managing corporate information technology infrastructure has long centered on the challenge of getting the pieces – servers, storage, networks, - to work together. This white paper explores why IT organizations should adopt converged infrastructure and its benefits.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC

Enabling Software Deduplication Across the Enterprise with HP Data Protector
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives deep into the topic of deduplication and outlines a solution that supports deduplication at any location to solve your data protection and backup woes. View now to learn more!
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

HP Autonomy

Real-time Compression Advances Storage Optimization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we examine how IBM Real-Time Compression is changing the game by offering a robust, efficient, and cost effective optimization solution.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

The Five Must-Haves of Big Data Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five must-haves to master big data storage for your company. Learn about the distinct factors that contribute to the challenges of storing big data and how one vendor's software-based, scale-out storage platform can help your organization address them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Can you deliver everything your storage environment needs?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the next-generation storage tool from IBM, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center. Continue on to see how it will help you efficiently manage your complex storage environment.
Posted: 27 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Forrester Total Economic Impact Study of IBM Storwize V7000
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In June 2011, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential ROI that enterprises may realize by deploying Storwize V7000. Read this white paper to learn the results.
Posted: 16 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Ten Smart Things to Know About Storage
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore ten crucial things to know about today's storage and how it can affect your business. Read on to explore topics such as storage scaling, thin provisioning, backup and deduplication and much more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Sirius Computer Solutions

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance provides superior unified storage platform
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Looking for a storage platform that stands out amongst the most competitive approaches? Take a look at this short analyst report to learn about Oracle's ZFS unified storage platform. Check it out now to view the specs and key advantages.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Energy Logic: Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption by Creating Savings That Cascade Across Systems
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Emerson Network Power's Energy Logic, a vendor-neutral roadmap for optimizing data center energy efficiency, can deliver a 50% or greater reduction in energy consumption without compromising performance or availability.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Converged Medical Infrastructure and the Business Value for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how converged medical infrastructure (CMI) technology can assist health IT leaders in relieving the pressures brought on by data growth, mobile device usage, and other trends, effectively increasing business value and improving care.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

Taneja Group Solution Brief: High-End Storage For Everyone
sponsored by Exablox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what SMB and departmental storage buyers should both require and expect from storage solutions to meet their business goals, and how traditional mid- market storage based on old technologies can fall short. Dive in to discover real-life experiences, benefits, cost effectiveness and ease of management
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Exablox

Top 5 Reasons Why EMC For Archiving
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn the top five reasons to use a best-of-breed archive solution and protection storage to conquer the challenges surrounding big data.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

EMC Corporation

Flash Ahead: Leveraging IBM FlashSystem to Dramatically Improve Application Performance and Data Center Economics
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides deeper insight into all-flash storage systems that are designed to solve to problem of I/O wait time. Find out the benefits of deploying all-flash storage systems and getting started with flash.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CDW and IBM

DCIG Midrange Unified Storage Array Buyer's Guide
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide equips you in two key ways – helping you evaluate midrange unified storage arrays – and providing a set of scores and rankings across the multiple features on each product as well as data sheet for each midrange unified storage array.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

NetApp

What Big Data Growth Means to Information Management
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides you with ten key questions revolving around the big data management challenge Find out how you can answer them with a converged process for backup,  archiving and reporting
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CommVault

Why Data Domain
sponsored by FusionStorm
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on Data Domain technology leadership and differentiation and why it matters to you. The purpose of this paper is to explore the technical and financial reasons why Data Domain systems are ideal for backup and archiving in your environment.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

FusionStorm

NetApp Delivers Scale-Out Storage for Today’s Demanding Workloads
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover how to seamlessly and affordably implement an innovative scale-out storage solution that effectively manages insurmountable data growth and pace of business.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 29 May 2013

Intel

Taking Advantage of Multicore/Multiprocessor Technologies to Meet Today's Storage Needs
sponsored by Oracle India Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores how Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances can perform complex processing for compression, deduplication, real-time storage analytics, and other advanced data services without slowing down I/O throughput and without costing more than competing solutions.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

Integrated Computing Platforms: Infrastructure Builds for Tomorrow's Data Center
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight into increasingly dynamic environments that require infrastructure integration that demands a high level of expertise – relinquishing IT professionals from their DIY mentality to implementing ICPs for optimal efficiency. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

EMC Corporation

SanDisk FlashSoft for VMware vSphere
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will get insight into an innovative SanDisk product that accelerates application performance in VMware guest machines.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SanDisk Corporation

Clustered SAN enables seamless scaling and greater storage efficiency
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Storage systems today must match agility with proven, diversified I/O performance to satisfy an enterprise's changing needs. NetApp has benchmarked superior I/O performance in their FAS6240 Clustered SAN storage array, resulting in its ranking as Silverton Consulting's Enterprise OLTP Champion of Champions™ for 1Q-2013.
Posted: 14 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

NetApp

Reduce Costs with CA's Mainframe 2.0
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide discusses the key advantages of a family of mainframe management products that helps IT managers dramatically reduce administrative costs for mainframe server environments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

CA Technologies.

Mainframe Server Consolidation Should be on Your Hit List
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explains why mainframe server consolidation should be a top priority because it not only yields reduced costs, it allows for improved robustness, scalability, and capacity flexibility.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

CA Technologies.

The CIO's Guide to Optimizing Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how you can realize the full benefits of desktop virtualization by improving your wide array network (WAN). Read on to discover how your enhancing your WAN can impact areas of your VDI which might not be performing at their full potential.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Apr 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The InfoPro end-user storage study highlights shifts in data protection
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: In this Spotlight report, we analyze the data protection findings from the latest TIP Storage Wave study. Among mid-large sized enterprises, the hot spots are de-duplication appliances and backup/recovery for virtual servers – not cloud storage.
Posted: 02 Oct 2012 | Published: 02 Oct 2012

The 451 Group
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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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