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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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Top 10 Reasons Why Customers Deploy Virtualized Microsoft Applications on EMC VNX
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides an overview of the specific reasons customers choose to deploy Microsoft applications with VMware vSphere Essentials on EMC's VNXe storage solution.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC Corporation

EMC FAST VP for Unified Storage Systems: A Detailed Review
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces EMC Fully Automated Storage Tiering for Virtual Pools (FAST VP) technology and describes its features and implementation.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC

Article: How end-to-end services can transform Oracle environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The creation of the Dell Services Oracle Practice builds on the long and successful relationship between Dell and Oracle - a collaboration that can offer significant benefits to organizations running Oracle software on Dell hardware. Read this article for more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

Emprise 9000: Scale-Out Enterprise Controller
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Emprise 9000 is a scale-out, enterprise storage controller that gives customers flexibility to acquire, implement and change storage resources anywhere, anytime within a single management platform. It’s the world’s first high performance, frameless, storage controller for the data center.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Xiotech Corporation

Understanding Architectural Priorities Inside Government Clouds
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Not since the advent of the Internet has a technological concept achieved more attention than cloud computing. AMD’s server platform technology is uniquely tuned to address critical government requirements for reducing costs, simplifying operations and raising energy efficiency in server price/performance. 
Posted: 25 Jan 2011 | Published: 25 Jan 2011

AMD

Lloyds Banking Group
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Following the integration between Lloyds TSB and HBOS in 2009, the newly formed Lloyds Banking Group emerged as the UK’s largest retail bank. Read this white paper to learn how they used virtualisation to ensure its Wholesale Markets and Treasury and Trading (WMTT) department could operate at an enterprise level.
Posted: 09 Dec 2010 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

The Multiple Facets of Data Center Transformation
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: To solve the dilemma of meeting both data growth and budgetary ultimatums, IT must be agile. This paper examines the four rubrics of data center transformation: virtualization, automation, cloud-readiness and sustainability.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

Risk Never Sleeps: Managing Risk in an Uncertain World
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals are increasingly responsible for doing more than just provisioning servers and maintaining applications – they are core players in the risk management process. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

SunGard Availability Services

Fluid Data Storage: A How To Guide - Intelligent storage automation for IT administrators
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: SANs are frequently difficult to set up and configure, requiring a lot of effort to perform necessary tasks. This paper explains how a Fluid Data architecture can make life as a storage admin much easier.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Dell Compellent

Introduction to using VMware vSphere with Dell/EMC Unified Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a detailed overview of using EMC Celerra with VMware vSphere 4. VMware vSphere is an infrastructure virtualization suite that provides virtualization, management, resource optimization, application availability, and operational automation capabilities in an integrated package.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc.

ICON Manager: Intuitive management interface for Xiotech’s Emprise™ 7000 and Magnitude 3D® storage systems
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Too Much Data and too few people to manage it. It’s a problem that nearly all organizations face these days, and one that requires a truly innovative solution. Xiotech Corporation has always delivered storage systems that are easy to use, helping organizations make the most of their resources. But even a good thing can get better...
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Xiotech Corporation

Performance and Scale in Cloud Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance causes companies to lose customers, reduce employee productivity, and reduce bottom line revenue. Read this whitepaper to learn why scalability is the best solution to increasing and maintaining application performance in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Joyent

Delivering IT as a Service for Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Architecting a successful cloud computing infrastructure can be challenging. The secure cloud architecture offers the best products and features to create a cloud service that can realize the efficiencies of shared infrastructure while still offering the security, flexibility, resilience, and ease of management of a traditional IT deployment.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Continental Resources

Top Five Business Reasons to use Hitachi Enterprise Storage in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Following are the top five business reasons organizations are choosing the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V and Universal Storage Platform VM for their virtualization environments, to drive efficiencies across their data centers.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

Using VMware Infrastructure 3 with 3PAR Utility Storage in Datacenter Deployments
sponsored by 3PAR
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the complementary benefits of combining features of VMware and 3PAR technologies to gain increased performance and avoid the cost of over-provisioning servers and storage in an IT infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

3PAR

Getting Virtualisation Right: Five Virtualisation Rules Every Organisation Must Know
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP has identified five common virtualisation rules employed by organisations that have succeeded where others have not. While technology differs in complexity and scale from one business to the next, nearly every successful organisation deployed the same five rules to realise the full potential of virtualisation.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Rethinking Storage Virtualization with the HP SAN Virtualization Services Platform
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If you are looking to improve the efficiency of your storage infrastructure, consider the HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP). It allows you to provision virtual volumes to meet the requirements of your standard and virtual servers. It delivers improved storage resource utilization along with comprehensive data protection.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Achieving flexible storage scalability: The Case for Enterprise Modular Storage Arrays
sponsored by NEC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For businesses on a data growth path, the management of storage creates numerous problems, including business disruptions when upgrading and the need for greater availability and scaling flexibility. This paper makes the case for enterprise modular storage arrays to achieve the flexible storage scalability businesses need.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

NEC Corporation

Key management strategies for your virtualized environment: Increasing your return on investment (ROI) on virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization helps reduce IT costs and increases business agility. Because of this, virtualization technologies are particularly suited to these economic times. This white paper explores the evolution of virtualization, and then gives practical advice on how virtualization can benefit your organization.
Posted: 22 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Reasons Why You Need Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V Now
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores common challenges associated with server virtualization deployments and the ways Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V together with Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager can help organizations maximize the value of server virtualization.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

Citrix

D2D Virtual Tape Library Replication Primer
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With the introduction of HP Dynamic deduplication and low bandwidth replication (LBR) on HP D2D2500, D2D4000 and D2D4100 Backup Systems, the way data protection can be implemented has been transformed. This whitepaper explains the terminology and concepts behind these technologies and establishes some sizing rules through worked examples.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 | Published: 17 Jul 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Best Practices for Defining and Establishing Effective Archive Retention Policies
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Electronically stored information (ESI) has become a major source of business records, and any organization that uses ESI - from email to word processing to instant messaging - must manage those records. This paper explains best practices for establishing effective archive retention policies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 30 Jun 2007

Symantec Corporation

SEPATON Architecture: Designed for Data-Intensive Enterprises
sponsored by SEPATON
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the innovative architecture that SEPATON has designed specifically to meet the data protection challenges of data-intensive enterprises while achieving optimal cost savings and measurable ROI.
Posted: 20 May 2009 | Published: 20 May 2009

SEPATON

Streamline Your Storage Usage: 4 Straightforward Ways To True NAS Management
sponsored by Northern Parklife
WHITE PAPER: In a relatively short span of time, Network Attached Storage [NAS] has become a popular, widely implemented technology given its many attractive features and benefits. This whitepaper details four techniques for managing network attached storage, including file management simplification and data access without server intervention.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife

Virtualize Servers with Microsoft Hyper-V and NetApp
sponsored by NetApp and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft's Hyper-V technology provides a full-featured server virtualization environment that is well suited for Windows and non-Windows environments. This article will help you understand Hyper-V with some guidelines for getting started using the technology in NetApp environments.
Posted: 09 Feb 2009 | Published: 09 Feb 2009

NetApp and Microsoft
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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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