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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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Exclusive Report: Midrange Disk Evaluation and Test Results Revealed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of a powerful and easy-to-use innovative midrange disk system. It focuses on the enterprise-class features and functionality offered by the platform, including heterogeneous storage virtualization, thin provisioning, data mobility, and capacity-efficient point-in-time snapshots.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

IDC Paper - Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualized, & Flash Optimized
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will discover how IBMs Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective, and optimized. Find out how IBMs family of solutions can help IT organizations be more efficient by doing more with fewer resources.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

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

A-B-C Strategies for Hitachi Data Systems File and Content Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will gain insight into a single, integrated platform to manage all your structured and unstructured data. Find out how you can move from expensive silos of stored data to a streamlined, cloud-ready solution that simplifies management, reduces risks and supports innovation for the future.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Ten Smart Things to Know about Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper outlines the top ten smart things to know about storage and how it could affect your business.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

Ten Smart Things to Know About Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the top ten smart things to know about storage and how you can leverage this information to improve your business operations.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents best practice configurations for integrating flash with a block storage virtualization appliance. It also details the potential performance gains that such systems can provide and information about your options for cache usage and real-time compression.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

IBM

VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps users understand what VMware vSphere Replication is, explain some of the benefits of its features, and provide an overview of how it works to protect virtual machines against failure.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

Maximize Operational Efficiency in a Tiered Storage Environment
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore how combining two storage tiering technologies can help you reduce costs through self-optimized use of storage tiers, eliminate manual data classification, achieve space efficiency through thin provisioning and much more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

CNBC Interview: Maximizing Storage to Save Costs
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore one leading vendor's storage solution that can help you deal with today's deluge of data and save you money by doing more with less. Access this now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Maximize IT with an Integrated, Unified, Converged Solution Strategy
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource to explore three technology enhancements that enable the use of one platform for all of your data. Plus, find out how to simplify the tasks of implementing flash, unified storage with primary dedupe, and converged infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Storage Family
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore one leading vendor's unified storage solution that can infuse your overburdened data center with greater flexibility, investment protection and cost savings. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Maximize IT for Real Business Advantage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore three key technologies that enable maximum IT efficiency including, all-flash storage solutions, unified storage and converged infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

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

Time for Converged Infrastructure? - Executives Discuss The Operational and Strategic Opportunities
sponsored by EMC Corporation
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 Corporation

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®
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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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