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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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ESG Lab Report: Dell Compellent, Breakthrough Savings with Flash Optimized SSD Tiering
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper explores a flash-optimized storage strategy architected for IT organizations to automate the movement and protection of data at the block level by using capacity residing on different tiers of storage media. Find out how this technology allows you to get the most out of the latest innovations in storage media technology.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore a converged infrastructure that addresses today's top challenges and offers flexible and highly integrated turnkey options. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Mission-Critical Platforms for Databases and Enterprise Applications
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

IDC: Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualised, and Flash Optimised
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn how advanced software defined storage capabilities that are easy to deploy help deliver a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective and optimized. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

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

Keeping up with new technologies in your data centre
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the impact that new technologies are having on data centers and offers a solution for developing the strategies to keep up.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

IBM

Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualised, and Flash Optimised
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will learn how advanced software defined storage capabilities that are easy to deploy help deliver a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective and optimized.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CDW and IBM

Best Practices when implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell EqualLogic PS Series SAN Environment
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper details a set of best practices for configuring storage in a virtual environment.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

Coffee Break: Embracing Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover tiering strategies that have emerged as an indispensable tool to cost-effectively harness the massive data growth.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

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

Simplify Virtual Desktop Deployments to Ensure Cost-Effective Implementations
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This short solution brief showcases innovative blade storage arrays that enable a fully virtualized architecture that integrates storage, servers and networking within one blade chassis.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

Coffee Break: Embracing Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the performance gap between CPUs and hard disk storage over the past 25 years and showcases comprehensive flash storage technology designed to bridge this widening gap by delivering immense performance and economic benefits
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Storage I/O Performance Testing: How to Design, Size and Deploy a VMware View-Based VDI Solution
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper presents the results of a series of storage I/O performance tests and provides storage sizing guidance and best practices based on those results for a VMware View based VDI solution.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

Accelerating network convergence in virtualized and cloud data centers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an innovative unified storage switch that provides a comprehensive platform and modular design that supports leading edge networking protocols – enabling IT organizations to converge LAN and SAN throughput in high I/O, virtualized environments.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Plas Plastic Case Study: Virtualization Delivers Greater Flexibility
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, see how one organization is benefiting from virtualizing its networks for a more scalable, efficient, and reliable IT infrastructure that is prepared for continuous growth and productivity.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Storage Infrastructure Performance Validation
sponsored by LoadDynamix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a cost-efficient performance validation approach designed to deliver high performance, practical and accurate workloads, and increased decision-making speed.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

LoadDynamix

FAS2240 - An Inside Look
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper details NetApp's ground breaking storage platform designed to provide resiliency, availability, serviceability, and manageability.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

Protect Data in VMware-Based Environments with IBM Tivoli Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the challenges of traditional backup and storage approaches in virtual environments, and introduces a unified platform that enables your organization to meet these challenges and effectively store, analyze, manage, and protect data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

FlexPod Express - The Cure for Server Sprawl
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses everywhere are reporting symptoms of "server sprawl." This epidemic is characterized by an overabundance of underutilized servers and storage systems, often caused by running one application per server to protect against potential machine crashes. Read on to learn about a solution that can help.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

NetApp

Linxdatacenter
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this brief resource, you will discover how an international carrier-neutral data center and LinxCloud solutions provider deployed a solution portfolio that combines NetApp storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System servers, and Cisco Nexus fabric into a single, flexible architecture to create a reliable cloud platform.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

NetApp

Global Design Services
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this one page resource, you will discover how a brand-name global design services company deployed an innovative storage solution to replace inefficient backup and disaster recovery systems, which consumed 95 percent of system CPU and storage availability.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

NetApp

Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Virtual Desktop Deployment Utility in a VMware Environment
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a storage solution that was built for VDI deployments. Discover the specific features this system possesses to adequately perform for VDI and learn about the benefits this technology can provide. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Dell and VMware

New Storage Model Reflects Business Value and Immediate Cost Savings
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases the impact that trends like the cloud, mobile computing and big data are having on today's IT landscape, and introduces a software licensing solution designed to help you keep backup and recovery costs to a minimum. Read now to learn more!
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Asigra

Faster Oracle performance with IBM FlashSystem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses methods for identifying I/O performance bottlenecks and improving Oracle database performance using flash storage to accelerate the most resource-intensive data that slows performance across the board.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

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
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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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