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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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New Features Enable Cost-effective, Efficient Compression
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how next-gen, real-time compression is changing the game by offering a robust, efficient, and cost-effective optimization solution. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the results of a recent study in comparing the cost, complexity and ease-of-use of the IBM Storwize V7000 and the EMC VNX5500. Read now to learn the results.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Why should your data center deploy Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression? From an economic standpoint, Storwize V7000 provides the financial benefits you need to meet the growing storage requirements within the limits of a constrained budget. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

IBM

IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM just announced that they have added Real-time Compression to the block-only Storwize V7000 storage system. RTC is a cutting-edge technology that allows you to store significantly more data without impacting storage operations or having to buy more hardware. Check out this report by the Clipper Group to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

IBM

Bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive source to learn what your business needs to get the full benefits out of bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 0002

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top Reasons to Deploy a Storage Hypervisor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this 2-page white paper to explore how new state-of-the-art hypervisors can help your organization seamlessly deploy storage virtualization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how to establish the most effective shared infrastructure data storage environment. Explore new best practices and how they can dramatically improve the cost, flexibility and environmental impact of an overall cloud architecture.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

NetApp

The Federal Mandate for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Learn about federal data center consolidation requirements and consolidation and cloud computing solutions designed to streamline IT infrastructure and deliver cost, energy and performance benefits.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

NetApp

Big Data: Managing Explosive Growth and the Importance of Tiered Storage in Media and Entertainment
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores how you can make sure your organization has a worry-free archiving strategy, and includes a case study of how a major television production company successfully modernized its storage to make content available immediately and simultaneously to the company’s editing suites as filming proceeds.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Quantum Corporation

10 Ways to Stretch your Storage Budgets in Virtualized, Consolidated Environments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: There are a number of best practices emerging to help storage administrators get a handle on runaway storage and control the budget. Check out this must-read expert e-guide to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Making the Right Storage Choices: 10 Must-Ask Questions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are consolidating your storage, trying to improve application performance, or looking to get the most out of your databases, it’s important to ask the right questions. This quick guide will arm you with the questions you need to consider when reviewing your storage strategy.
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Virtualization, Deduplication and the Data Protection Connection
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to achieve truly efficient data protection amidst today's multitude of standalone solutions.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Syncsort

Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government
sponsored by MicroTech & Netapp
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how the U.S. Federal Government is consolidating and improving storage operations with emerging virtualization and cloud technologies, and discover how similar solutions can benefit your business.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

MicroTech & Netapp

Building a Storage Environment for Super-Efficiency
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a solution to today's data deluge, offering a high-efficiency storage solution designed for forward-motion sustainability.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

NexGen n5 Storage System
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this ESG Report for a hands-on introduction to a hybrid solid-state storage solution designed to deliver fast performance for mixed-application workloads in both consolidated and virtual server environments. Read on to learn about the features of this technology, and to discover how it stacked up against ESG's lab testing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

NexGen Storage

HP P4000 LeftHand SAN Solutions with VMware vSphere Best Practices
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper provides best practices and configuration guidelines on how to best integrate VMware vSphere® 5.0 with HP P4000 LeftHand SAN Solutions.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

HP and Intel

How Tiered Storage Slashes Your TCO
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will learn some of the critical ways in which tiered storage solutions enable organizations to cut their total cost of storage and improve their long-term total cost of ownership.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Top Five Business Reasons to Use Hitachi Enterprise Storage in Virtualized Server Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Selecting the right storage system is crucial to the success of any virtualised server environment, especially as these environments evolve to hundreds of virtual machines and critical applications. Access this resource to learn how Hitachi Enterprise Storage solutions can improve the performance, management and efficiency of your storage systems.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

The Rising Impact of Virtualization on Data Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the rise of virtualization and explores what businesses today can do in terms of adjusting backup and recovery functions to maintain a functioning virtual data center. Learn what applications are most commonly virtualized today, discover the differences in backup between small and large organizations and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

Acronis

Converged Storage: Utility Storage - The Ideal Platform for Virtual and Cloud Computing
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this IDG Tech Dossier, learn how utility storage makes for massive consolidation, flexibility and scalability, so IT departments can reduce storage infrastructure and lower costs while improving their ability to respond to fast-changing needs of business units.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

HP X5000 G2 Network Storage System Evaluation
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this Tolly Test Report and how the HP X5000 G2 Network Storage System powered by Intel® Xeon® processors not only integrates with existing Microsoft, Unix, and Linux applications using CIFS and/or NFS, but also enables high-speed connectivity to a host of virtualization platforms, database applications, backup applications and more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

The HP 3PAR Architecture ~ Returning Simplicity to IT Infrastructures
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Industry-leading software solutions provide unique benefits that make any cloud more agile and efficient while ensuring secure segregation of user groups and applications.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

Transform Data Center Economics and Meet Dynamic Business Needs
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Considering making the move to the cloud? First check out this white paper for an introduction to a converged infrastructure solution that provides the ideal platform for a private cloud and infrastructure-as-a-service. Uniting the tools and processes of your physical and virtual environments, this technology can help you cut costs today.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

Technology Profile: Cloud Building - Requirements for Private Clouds (Instrumentation and the Private Cloud)
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for best practices and requirements when establishing a private cloud. Learn about the importance of efficiency, scalability and real-time awareness of your cloud environment, and discover what tools and technologies are currently available to ensure your private cloud is running smoothly and effectively.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Virtual Instruments

Datacenter Consolidation Best Practices Whitepaper
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn why consolidating your storage may be the answer to your content management and security challenges. In this paper, learn about the changing requirements of today's storage landscape and receive best practices to help you manage performance, capacity, reliability and cost of your organization's storage.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Virtual Instruments
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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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