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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 solution. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 30 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

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
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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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