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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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Benefits of 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.

Flash: Changing the Economics of Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to find out why flash storage is the answer. Learn where flash storage is most effective and discover a multi-purpose storage platform that can help you align storage performance with application requirements while optimizing capacity.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Solution Impact Analysis: SMBs Leverage EMC VSPEX for Rapid ROI
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores how three different organizations transformed their environments with a simple, efficient and flexible virtualization platform.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC

Integrated Infrastructure Solution for Virtual Computing
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details Cisco and NetApp collaborating to innovate an approach to address both the organizational and technical resistance to a new IT model and simplify the evolution to shared, virtualized, and cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

NetApp

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

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

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 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

7 Reasons to Implement Storage Resource Management Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This industry leading storage resource management suite can help reduce the complexity of managing your storage environments. It enables you to centralize, simplify and automate the routine tasks associated with storage systems, networks and replication services.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Optimizing an Oracle® Database with Dell™ Compellent™ Automated Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain insight on automated tiered storage solution, and Data Progression offered by Dell Compellent storage systems. Learn about recommended best practices to implement Oracle databases with Dell Compellent Data Progression and learn how users can leverage Data Progression to optimize Oracle database performance.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Dell, Inc.

Blog Post: Changing the Economics of the Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to gain insight on Dell's new introduction to its storage portfolio. Read on to learn about the new features and capabilities and find out how this technology enables you to leverage SSD technology and offer high performing hosted exchange service and cloud servers.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Aug 2013

Dell, Inc.

Gain Peace of Mind with a Private Cloud - Data Protection and Control
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a converged platform that enables you to deploy a private cloud to give you control over your data and the peace of mind that it's fully protected and readily available whenever you need it. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Fidelity Information Services and IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM System Storage Easy Tier
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the benchmark results of a leading server/storage configuration. Obtain detailed information on the unique configuration that was tested as well as the specific architectural components.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

Taneja Group Reviews Hybrid Blade Arrays: The Storage Foundation for a Converged VDI Solution
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a solution to virtualized desktop issues often caused by antiquated storage infrastructure and methods.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Dell and VMware

A converged platform solution that lives up to the hype
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about a converged platform that offloads systems integration responsibilities from your IT department.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores one market-leading integrated compute platform that can help you minimize interaction in terms of testing and technology integration, reduce overall complexity, streamline IT operations and much more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

VSPEX Proven Infrastructure for Virtualized Exchange 2013
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a proven infrastructure that consolidates and virtualizes your Exchange environment while addressing user SLAs, lowering costs and simplifying overall management. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC

Top reasons why customers virtualize with EMC VSPEX
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Check out this short paper to learn how to transform your environment with this simple, efficient and flexible virtualization solution. Find out how this architecture can help you simplify your backup and recovery, reduce backup times and storage requirements, effortlessly scale depending on your needs and much more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

EMC

Boosting storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to boost storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications by optimizing workloads in virtual desktop, messaging and database environments.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Solution Brief: Efficient Storage Consolidation with Dell Compellent
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful resource, learn how storage consolidation can help you realize operational efficiencies and cost reductions, and explore what to look for in a platform for a consolidated storage environment.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Dell, Inc.

Solution Brief: Changing the economics of storage with Dell Compellent Flash-optimized solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT managers today are looking for a lot in a storage technology. They need high I/O performance and low latency, as well as capacity-optimized storage. Is there a tool that can handle these opposite, yet escalating, requirements? Access this resource to find out why flash storage might be the answer.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

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: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

NetApp

NetApp Unified Scale-Out/Clustered Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a new version of one leading vendor's storage operating environment. Find out how this software update eliminates many of the problems associated with typical monolithic or legacy storage systems. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

NetApp

The Essential Guide to Virtualizing Microsoft Applications on EMC® VSPEX™
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines how to virtualize your Microsoft applications on one leading vendor's infrastructure. Read on to learn about the benefits this industry-leading technology can provide.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

The Economics of File-based Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on enterprise data center NAS environments and examines three significant contributors to storage efficiency in more detail.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hitachi Data Systems
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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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