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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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31% of storage pros choose Dell for flash/SSDs*
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: View this 1-page resource to see why 31% of storage pros choose this top vendor for flash/SSD deployment.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Dell India

Redefining the Economics of Storage: Flash at the Price of Disk
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper guides you through hot topics in storage today, including the state of storage economics in the enterprise, common barriers to flash adoption, and how one solution conquers the challenges of flash storage.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell and VMware

6 Questions to Ask About Your Data Storage-Emily Wojcik byline for ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: In this quick 1-page article, 6 questions are provided to help hash out what data is necessary to store, and what will only add clutter. Read on to discover how your organization can reduce long-term storage costs and improve records management by simply asking the right questions.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CommVault

The Value of Off-Site Data Protection Services
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes an off-site data protection service that can keep electronic media secure while providing efficient retrieval with the help of high-specification service elements for magnetic, optical and solid-state media.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Iron Mountain

Flash Storage for All: Improve Efficiency, Deliver Better Experiences and More
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how flash storage can preserve existing IT investments while boosting the performance and usability of your virtualization technologies.
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 24 Dec 2013

Pure Storage

How Flash Storage Changes Everything
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses a flash storage solution that helps you overcome the typical barriers associated with this technology.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

Pure Storage

Flash-optimized Data Progression
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource showcases how a flash-optimized storage solution has changed the economics of flash storage and opens up the use of flash to a broader set of deployments at a more accessible prince point.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Array Leaves Competition in the Dust
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This short resource examines a next-generation hybrid array storage system that integrates the power of SSD and SAN storage capabilities. Read on now to learn about the benefits this cutting-edge technology can provide.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Dell and VMware

Flash Ahead: Leveraging IBM FlashSystem to Dramatically Improve Application Performance and Data Center Economics
sponsored by 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: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Flash-optimized storage: Improve I/O performance for less
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource showcases how a flash-optimized storage solution has changed the economics of flash storage and opens up the use of flash to a broader set of deployments at a more accessible price point.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

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

Top 5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Storage for Healthcare Information Systems
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper talks about the top 5 benefits of the EMC Isilon solution for healthcare. They include eliminate NAS islands, predictable scalability, and consolidating short and long term archive data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

EMC & Arrow

Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VMX Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide gives the top 5 reasons why customers deploy a Flash 1st strategy on EMC VNX storage and explains the benefits of this innovative approach to storage.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

EMC & Arrow

Next-generation storage for big data archives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents a new generation of storage that incorporates the strengths of object storage while maintaining operational and functional flexibility.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Quantum Corporation

EMC’s Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why one industry leader is doubling down on its investment in flash in order to drive dramatic and necessary change by developing a comprehensive flash portfolio built to fit a wide array of situations.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

EMC & Arrow

How to store unstructured data on a structured budget
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shines light on survey responses, success stories, and the key characteristics that an unstructured data storage solution should have.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Quantum Corporation

Storage solution reduces cost from $8.50/IOPS to $1.05/IOPS
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights interviews conducted by Forrester Consulting with customers that have had extensive hands-on experience using a software solution that monitors data usage and caches "hot data" on solid state drives (SSDs).
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

SanDisk Corporation

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Top 3 Reasons You Need Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability 6.1
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief fact sheet covers the top 3 reasons why this storage solution is fit for your needs, as you can achieve increased performance, efficiency and flexibility in your data center.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

The SSD Landscape
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: The aim of this report was to understand the new wave of interest inSSDs by analyzing: SSD workload applications, types of SSD deployments and motives for IT environments to deploy SSDs.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Coho Data

Maximize Your IT with All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the budgetary issues that face storage pros and how they are managing today's soaring data growth.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

DataStream 1000 from Coho Data
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This concise white paper highlights one vendor's solution to configure and deliver bottleneck-free private cloud storage. How, you say? With software-defined storage that is distributed across both the network switch and the commodity server back-end storage.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Coho Data

Bringing Order to IT Chaos in Remote Offices
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive resource to find out how this converged infrastructure hardware can help you enable business success.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell India

The Quest for Storage Efficiency - Real-time Compression on Unified Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a state-of-the-art solution to meet growing storage requirements within the means of your constrained budget. Topics addressed are real-time compression, management components, TCO and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2012

IBM

Leading Microprocessor Manufacturer Speeds Simulation Tests by 5x and Reduces Storage Footprint by 67% with Tintri
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines how one organization overcame the challenges of storage for the virtual environment in order to achieve 5x faster simulation test, reduce their storage footprint by 67%, and more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Jan 2014

Tintri
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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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