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DEFINITION: Unified storage (sometimes termed network unified storage or NUS) is a storage system that makes it possible to run and manage files and applications from a single device. To this end, a unified storage system consolidates file-based and block-based access in a single storage platform and supports fibre channel SAN, IP-based SAN (iSCSI), and NAS (network attached storage). A unified storage system  … 
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Impressive Real World Performance from Real End Users
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines and analyzes the real world performance and operational value of IBM's XIV storage system. Inside, learn from end-user interviews about the high-end performance abilities of this storage system through 3 noteworthy insights from the research to date.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Real User Insights into a Next-Gen Storage System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes real user insights from 9 users of IBM's XIV storage system. Research focused on the system performance and flash-caching ability through a series of interviews with these users.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

NetApp is Accelerating Your Data Protection Strategy to the Clouds
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out why many organizations are modernizing their data protection environments with cloud-enabled data protection architectures and solutions.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

NetApp

VMware and SAP Deliver Real-Time Business Intelligence
sponsored by Arrow & HDS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how pairing a VMware platform with SAP will give you real-time information for the best decision making possible.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

Arrow & HDS

How the Cloud is Useful for Primary Storage
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: In this e-guide, discover three use cases for primary storage in the cloud and get a deeper understanding of the differences between cloud storage architecture versus local storage. You'll also find out how to make cloud storage seamlessly available to the local network.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Why Businesses Need Next-Generation Data Protection
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why outdated backup and disaster recovery approaches could be holding your organization back, and how to implement a next-generation backup system.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement Magic Quadrant
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Structured data archiving tools address overall storage optimization and more. Learn more about vendors in this area in this Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Cost of Managing Unstructured Data
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Strategy Group has developed a model for estimating the cost of managing unstructured data. Get insights in this report.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Manage structured data with intelligent archiving
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how you can manage your structured data with intelligent archiving to reduce footprint storage cost and query time simply and easily.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Accelerating Business Innovation with Integrated Servers, Storage, and Engineered Systems
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a series of software and hardware solutions that can help your organization experience the benefits of leveraging a single-vendor strategy for an entire server, storage and system technology stack.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

High-Capacity Digital Surveillance Storage: The Economies of Scale
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how purpose-built surveillance drives can optimize SDVR management by storing enormous quantities of video data at remarkably low cost per GB. Read on to learn how these purpose-built drives can accommodate the unique image quality and extended archival needs of modern security environments.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

Improve your Public Cloud with an Optimized Architecture Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a platform that improves the architecture of the public cloud for high performance workloads and cluster environments.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

IBM

Video Surveillance Storage: How Much Is Enough?
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how purpose-built surveillance drives can optimize SDVR management by storing enormous quantities of video data at remarkably low cost per GB.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

The Virtualization Research Group: SSD Landscape Report
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why this shift is happening, what workloads are driving this trend and what current and longer term adoption will look like.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Gigaom Research: Tangible Advantages of SDN-Powered Scale-Out Storage
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This report will examine the traditional scale-up architecture and the challenges it faces in today's datacenters. It will explore the evolution of the software-defined scale-out approach, taking a look at where this new model for storage is really a good fit.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Coho Data

High Performance Computing Without the Price Tag
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the importance of high-performance computing when it comes to the management and analysis of the big data sets businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

The Five Key Characteristics of Web-Scale Storage
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the five characteristics that embody web-scale storage and discover how this architectural option provides companies with unprecedented levels of flexibility, agility, and cost control while enabling IT to focus their efforts more on service delivery than systems management.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Enterprise Strategy Group: Lab Report of Coho DataStream
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from ESG examines a software-defined storage solution that is distributed across both the network switch and the commodity server back-end storage.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Architecting Large Virtualization Environments Using Web Scale Storage
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the keys to architecting large virtualized environments using web-scale storage – as well as the key tenets of web-scale storage itself.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Coho Data

The Virtualization Research Group: Storage Trends Report
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores virtualization customers' storage environments in order to understand the key storage initiatives being launched and determine how organizations are managing the adoption of new storage technologies.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Tech Accelerator Adopts Scale-Out Storage to Accelerate Cloud Offering to Customers
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This case study will help you discover the approach that allowed Tech Accelerator to reduce storage management time requirements by nearly seventy percent, allowing the deployment of more lab virtual machines concurrently with the same performance required.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Coho Data

2014 Web-Scale Storage Report
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the results of the "2014 State of Web-Scale Storage Report," a study conducted by ActualTech Media to determine the attitudes of IT departments, CIOs and business-decision makers towards web-scale storage, including what they understand web-scale storage to be and what their plans regarding implementation entail.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Coho Data

Improving SQL Server Performance with All Flash Array
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how one flash storage platform reduces OLTP and I/O latency for intensive workloads. Read on to learn how flash storage fits into your organization.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Redefining the economics of enterprise storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about Dell's storage platform options including flash solid-state drive (SSD) and how your organization can benefit. Read on to learn how these storage options reduce I/O bottlenecking and provide anytime access to important and critical data.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

How to Get Flash Performance at Disk Price
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a flash optimized storage system that can improve I/O and low latency at the price of disk.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
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STORAGE MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  simultaneously enables storage of file data and handles the block-based I/O (input/output) of enterprise applications. In actual practice, unified storage is often implemented in a NAS platform that is modified to add block-mode support. For example, Reldata Inc offers the SANnet universal IP storage system and Network Appliance Inc. offers a unified storage architecture. Numerous other products based on Microsoft's WUDSS (Windows Unified Data Storage Server) have been configured to support both block and file I/O.One advantage of unified storage is reduced hardware requirements. Instead of separate … 
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