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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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Explore the Enterprise Storage Vendor Landscape
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the offerings of 8 top vendors in the disc-based and hybrid storage array market. It describes how each compares based on a variety of criteria including value, support, and performance capabilities.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Dell and VMware

Four Benefits of a Unified Approach to Storage
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of moving to a unified storage approach as opposed to a diverse "silo-ed" approach. Unified storage is simpler to manage, cuts down on necessary hardware, and offers a number of other benefits.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Enterprise Strategy Group Calls Nimble Storage's Scale-Out Architecture "Impressive"
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives testing results of the Nimble Storage Flash-optimized Hybrid Storage arrays, which are built to handle modern cloud technology and deliver always-on application and data access.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Nimble Storage

SIAC Case Study
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study shows how one construction company was able to simplify their end-to-end data management by implementing CommVault Simpana Software. This solution delivered deduplication, archiving for eDiscovery and conserved IT resources while empowering a mobile workforce.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Integrated Backup and Recovery Built for Virtual Machines
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the challenges of backup and recovery for applications running on virtual machines. It also explains how VMware vSphere Data Protection is suited to handle these challenges and deliver more from virtualization efforts.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

VMware, Inc.

Acxiom Case Study
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study explains how one organization was able to secure their employee data, reduce migration costs and boost productivity with a new approach to backup/data protection.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Flash-Optimized Storage from the Ground Up
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this product brief, you'll learn how Nimble Storage customers run more workloads with less storage infrastructure, protect more data, and streamline data management so they can focus on higher-value projects.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nimble Storage

Evolve Your Datacenter with SmartStack™ for BCA featuring Cisco, VMware, and Nimble Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Collaboration and email applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, and SharePoint are critical for business productivity. But care must be exercised in selecting the right storage for hosting these applications. This report explains how to improve responsiveness, increase uptime and protect data with Nimble Storage SmartStack.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Nimble Storage

Virtualizing BCA on SmartStack™ with VMware and Nimble Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This hands-on technical report highlights best practices for virtualizing business-critical applications on SmartStack, the joint reference architecture developed by VMware and Nimble Storage.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Nimble Storage

Exponentially Accelerate Data Protection and Recovery with Simpana 10 IntelliSnap® Snapshot Management Technology
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the challenges of legacy data protection solutions and provides an in-depth exploration of IntelliSnap technology's technical capabilities and business benefits.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Case Study - Australia Institute of Management
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights the importance of updating IT systems to handle increased storage demands. It also explains how one organization was able to implement a shared storage solution that was designed to work in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Nimble Storage

Case Study - Camberwell Grammar School
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study shows how one school was able to implement a Nimble Storage solution in order to reduce physical storage space, compress data, and save disk space via thin provisioning.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Nimble Storage

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 thin provisioning space reclamation using the IBM XIV Storage System IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the simplicity in which Information IT teams can take advantage of substantial data capacity savings using combined IBM XIV and Microsoft improvements which include the introduction of the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Gain Knowledge with Intelligent Archiving
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an archiving system that provides rich visibility and insight into over 1,000 data formats from over 400 content repositories, including social media, IM, audio, video, and structured data.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

HP Autonomy

TransGrid decreases data recovery time by 400 percent
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn about the solution that enabled TransGrid to centralize data sharing and asset management and automate processes.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

IBM

IBM FlashSystem: Where to Use Flash
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a list of benefits of a high performance flash storage system. It also explains which situations it makes sense for organizations to implement flash storage.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW and IBM

Learn How to Store 5x More Data in the Same Space
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This slide show talks about the challenges that organizations are facing due to explosive data growth. It also talks about an efficient, virtualized, flash-optimized storage solution that delivers 5x more storage without tying up additional space.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW and IBM

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

“A Day in The Life”: Citrix Tests 750 Seat VDI Environment
sponsored by Citrix and NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In response to this solution confusion, Citrix has designed a turnkey “VDI Capacity” test procedure that simulates “a day in the life” of a 750 user desktop virtualization environment and reveals how to achieve VDI-optimized storage for as little as $37 per desktop.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

Citrix and NetApp

Fusion ioControl Hybrid Storage with XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix and Fusion-iO
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the considerations that must be taken before selecting storage for VDI and explains how you can address those considerations with “hybrid” storage.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Citrix and Fusion-iO

Best Practices for Architecting Storage in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the shortcomings of legacy storage platforms in relation to virtualized environments. It also highlights the benefits that converged storage can provide in such a situation.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Nimble Storage

Improved Scalability and Availability are the Keys to Better Storage Management
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of scale-out NAS solution from EMC that can keep up with exponential data growth, increased regulations and compliance mandates. This solution provides the flexibility and availability that traditional storage approaches can't provide.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

XtremIO and XenDesktop for the Best User Experience
sponsored by Citrix and EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the top 10 mistakes organizations make when it comes to preparing for VDI and explains how an all-flash storage system can help overcome those directly related to storage provisioning.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Citrix and EMC XtremIO

Hitachi Unified Storage VM All Flash System: Comparative Guide
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an in-depth comparative guide to 9 different all-flash storage models as they are compared between 25 features.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS answers the PACS Storage Question
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides information on a solution that reduces costs and improves operational efficiency by consolidating image data from each department PACS into a single, unified independent storage solution.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

EMC & Arrow
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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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