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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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Midrange Storage Platform Comparison Guide
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This comparison guide will help you learn about the different storage platform options available to today's midsize businesses and the unique benefits to be gained from each.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how optimizing storage with flash can help you cut down on storage management time.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Case Study: Thai Hospital Revamps Its Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to see how one hospital in Thailand optimized its storage infrastructure by implementing flash.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

4 Principles for Reducing Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to quantify storage infrastructure costs and identify how they can be reduced. Read on discover how you can identify clear metrics and provide a full analysis of the payback and cost reducing initiatives that can benefit your entire company.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Empowering the Workforce in a Rich Media World
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A complimentary white paper on the business advantages of SanDisk SSD-enabled laptop computers.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

SanDisk Corporation

Redefining the Economics of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how storage virtualization can actually lower the total cost of ownership of storage.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Case Study: Major News Agency Rises to Global News Media Demands
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, find out how one of the oldest press agencies in the world upgraded its storage to keep up with today's fast-growing demands.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

5 Top Reasons to Consider Flash Storage for the Enterprise
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for the five most important reasons why you should consider flash storage for the enterprise.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Simplify Microsoft Exchange deployments with hyper-converged tools
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a simplified and cost-effective way to deploy Microsoft Exchange solutions by utilizing hyper-converged storage architecture. Find out how this architecture provides the ability to scale compute performance and storage capacity on demand and manage storage issues without compromising features or performance.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Maxta

Comparing Enterprise Storage Software Based on Backup
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a comparison of two storage software systems, and how they stack up in terms of backups.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

IBM

16 Midrange Storage Arrays Rated on Eight Critical Capabilities
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report presents data on sixteen different general-purpose, midrange storage products and analyzes how each one measures up against eight critical capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Nimble Storage

Asking these 20 Simple Questions about All - Flash Arrays can Impact the Success of your Data Center Roll - Out
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents twenty simple – yet critical – questions about your all-flash array solution you should ask prior to your data center roll-out.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 04 May 2015

EMC

Increasing Storage Capabilities for the Smaller Data Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report examines the problem SMBs face when dealing with accelerated data growth on a limited budget.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2014

IBM

Centricity* Cardio Imaging
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a specific cardio imaging solution that helps reduce costs by optimizing storage management for the cardiovascular department and beyond. Read now to reduce your IT footprint and your system's total cost of ownership.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

GE Healthcare

Taking The Next Step for Hybrid Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, you'll learn how the cloud has transitioned from a passive role to a highly active role in enterprise storage, as well as how Microsoft Azure has fine-tuned the hybrid storage strategy.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Microsoft

ESG Report: The Economic Value of Storage Validation
sponsored by Infinio
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the economic value of using software for storage optimization. Read on to learn how you can solve VM performance issues with a single program using SAN support, saving you time and providing a strong return on your storage investment.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Infinio

Optimizing Storage and Speed in the Film Industry
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how the film industry optimized its storage by implementing solid state drives. Read on to find out how flash memory can help you manage massive amounts of data, and increase processing speed for a competitive advantage.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

SanDisk Corporation

Wide-ranging Business Objectives Demand a Wide Range of Flash Solutions
sponsored by Arrow + NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This report from ESG examines why there have been so many misperceptions about the nature of flash-utilization within an IT environment and explains how organizations can successfully counterbalance their lineup of solid-state options, types, and deployments for optimum service delivery.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Arrow + NetApp

Enabling Software Deduplication Across the Enterprise
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how enabling software data deduplication can decrease the amount of data so it can be easily and effectively protected. Read on to learn how software deduplication can maximize critical storage resources, reduce backup costs, and still comply with business SLAs to make your storage as efficient as possible.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The High Cost of Down Time: The Solid State Solution
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how companies are implementing solid state drives in order to increase the reliability of their storage systems and mobile devices like laptops. Read on to learn how solid state drives can actually extended the life of existing storage, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

SanDisk Corporation

The Details of How a Virtual SAN Functions
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth, nuts and bolts explanation of exactly how a virtual SAN functions.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

Test Results: Best Practices for a Virtual SAN
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of a series of tests on one virtual SAN product. These results provide the basis for guidelines on optimal virtual SAN use.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

VMware

Protecting and Preserving Archived Files
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can authenticate data and prevent file corruption for your archived data.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Imation Corp.

How Software-Defined Storage is Redefining Storage Operations
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at new technologies in software-defined storage and virtual SANs, and it discusses how they can solve the challenge of storage for virtualized environments.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

Achieve the Promise of VDI with the Right Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: With input from virtualization expert Brian Madden, this quick visual guide can give suggestions for heading in the right VDI storage direction.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

NetApp
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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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