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ALSO CALLED: Thin Provisioning, Provisioning
DEFINITION: Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available  … 
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Build your own advanced server-based storage array
sponsored by StorMagic
WHITE PAPER: Download now to learn how software-defined storage paired with industry-standard servers can allow you to create an advanced server-based storage array, at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

StorMagic

Innovations in All-Flash Storage Deliver a New Approach to Unstructured Data
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: When traditional storage arrays fail to handle the tremendous growth of unstructured data, it's time for a new storage array. Inside, discover a flash-based architecture designed to deliver extreme bandwidth, IOPS, and capacity.
Posted: 12 Sep 2017 | Published: 12 Sep 2017

Pure Storage

Choosing the Right Path to Data Migration: A Side-By-Side Comparison of Current Migration Options
sponsored by Cirrus Data Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the pros and cons of the 4 most popular data migration methods to better understand their cost, complexity, and how they will or won't disrupt your day-to-day business.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Cirrus Data Solutions

Migration Planning to SharePoint Online
sponsored by SkySync
WHITE PAPER: Before simply jumping into a new Sharepoint storage environment, it's good to have a plan on how you're going to get there. Inside, learn some important considerations to take into account when moving to Sharepoint.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

SkySync

Getting Great Performance In The Cloud
sponsored by Zadara Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a new architecture created to help you balance cloud storage availability by providing multi-tenant infrastructure to ensure predictable app performance, privacy, and customization.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Zadara Storage

Trust and Transparency: The Role of Infrastructure Analytics in a Productive Partnership Between IT and the Business
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, learn how infrastructure performance management (IPM) tools can help provide transparency into storage capacity and performance. Then read on to learn about one vendors IPM offering which is based on a DevOps platform to provide offer real-time analysis of data across all SAN and NAS storage.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Virtual Instruments

Changing Customer Experience Expectations for Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Click inside this white paper to learn about a storage refresh system for all-flash arrays that allows users to upgrade performance and capacity independently, removes the need to repurchase technology, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

Building High Performance Infrastructure for Databases
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Often underperforming databases are not a hardware issue. Click inside to learn the storage requirements for latency reduction in databases, an adaptive parallel I/O technology that can help you optimize database performance, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2017 | Published: 07 Jul 2017

DataCore Software Corporation

3 Data Storage Challenges in the Education Industry
sponsored by Reduxio
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the 3 pillars of storage management IT pros working in the education industry need to improve in order to keep up with the rapidly changing IT landscape.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Reduxio

10 Ways to Flash Forward - Future-ready Storage Insights from the Experts
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read what 10 storage experts have to say about the future of storage technologies, and learn some strategies for choosing the best system for you, or maximizing the potential of the system you already have.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Dell EMC and Intel®

Eight Steps to Building an Ideal Blade-Based Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the eight steps required to properly build your ideal BladeSystem infrastructure solution.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®

Info-Tech: Vendor Landscape Content and Email Archiving
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to evaluate the top 11 competitors in the data archiving market. Download now and learn how to build an archive program right for your organization as well as gain invaluable advice on which solutions are most appropriate for particular use cases and scenarios.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Commvault

Server and System Administrators Challenged to Keep up with Enterprise Storage Explosion
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a software-defined storage approach that can help unify and simplify the storage environment with familiar building blocks and keep up with growing capacity demands.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

What to Look For In a Backup Solution to Deliver Improved Business Continuity
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide provides tips on building a holistic backup solution that protects your business from potentially devastating downtime, no matter what the cause. Access now to learn how you can implement a successful business continuity plan and give your enterprise a competitive edge.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Datto, Inc.

Red Hat Storage on the HP Proliant SL4540 Gen8 Server
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about scale-out storage, solutions that provide a compelling alternative for serving growing amounts of unstructured data in an approach that scales easily in multiple dimensions.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of storage virtualization and compares the costs and benefits of one specific solution.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

IBM FlashSystem V840 Enterprise Performance Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of a solution that combines the unique capabilities of flash storage and software-defined storage. By combining the easy management of software-definied storage with the scalable performance of flash, organizations can easily meet their growing storage requirements.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Tape Storage Upgrade Guide: Modernize Your Storage Infrastructure with the Latest Tape Solutions
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explains the new usage cases for tape storage in the data center. It explains the circumstances that have led to a need for new tape storage technologies and then goes on to explain the benefits of one  suite of solutions.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Oracle and Intel®

Learn How to Store 5x More Data in the Same Space
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This slide show talks about the challenges that organizations are facing due to explosive data growth. It also talks about an efficient, virtualized, flash-optimized storage solution that delivers 5x more storage without tying up additional space.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW and IBM

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

How Software-Defined Storage Delivers a Better ROI for VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about the performance and administrative advantages gained from the use of true software-defined storage and how it can exceed the capabilities of legacy storage systems.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

Citrix and Nexenta

Enhanced Data Protection for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of implementing a backup and recovery solution that's built for virtualization when dealing with a virtual environment. It also explains where traditional backup and recovery approaches fall short.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

VMware, Inc.

Extreme Storage Performance Equals Extreme Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide acknowledges the extreme performance that solid-state flash storage systems can deliver, and points out that flash scales further and faster than hard disk drives.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

IBM

Storage Switzerland: All-flash Needs End to End Storage Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the need for end to end storage efficiency in all-flash systems – the ability of a system to focus first on hardware and then leverage a software-defined platform is a solid approach.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 thin provisioning space reclamation using the IBM XIV Storage System IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the simplicity in which Information IT teams can take advantage of substantial data capacity savings using combined IBM XIV and Microsoft improvements which include the introduction of the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM
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STORAGE PROVISIONING DEFINITION (continued): … Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available space.
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