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ALSO CALLED: Virtualization, Storage-based Virtualization, Host-based Virtualization, SV, NAS Virtualization, SAN Virtualization, Block Virtualization, Storage Subsystem Virtualization, File Virtualization, Disk Virtualization, Network-based Virtualization, Storage Device Virtualization
DEFINITION: Virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple network storage devices into what appears to be a single storage device that is managed from a central console. Storage virtualization is commonly used in a storage area network (SAN). The management of storage devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Storage virtualization helps the storage administrator perform the tasks of backup,  … 
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Discover a Data Fabric-Ready Converged Infrastructure Storage System Designed for the Future of Business
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about a new fully Data Fabric-ready converged infrastructure designed to deliver high-performance, agile, and flexible storage across on premise, public, or hybrid cloud environments. Read on to view your copy.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

NetApp

Leveraging a Revolutionary Software-Defined Storage Architecture for OpenStack-Based Clouds
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are adopting private clouds to meet business demands, address competitive pressures and realize benefits such as cost-effectiveness and agility. Veritas HyperScale for OpenStack employs a new architecture that uses direct attached storage and divides the storage functionality across two separate planes. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Veritas

Centralized vs. Decentralized Storage, Bridging the Divide of Distributed IT
sponsored by StorMagic
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized storage infrastructure for multi-site IT environments. Weigh the pros and cons of each based on 3 key factors, then, explore the ideal storage architecture, bringing together the benefits of both centralization and decentralization.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

StorMagic

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

Flash Architecture Comparison
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Discover a five-criterion comparison of two popular all-flash solutions: NetApp AFF and the latest iteration of Dell EMC's flash-based XtremIO, X2. To determine which system works best for your organization, you'll see how each stands up to QoS, app and cloud integration, and more.
Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Published: 18 Sep 2017

NetApp

Is SDS Ready for You?
sponsored by DataCore and Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn the 3 major things that, until now, held SDS adoption back. Then, explore a fully mature system that has already overcome these challenges, by offering automation, affordability, and more.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

DataCore and Lenovo

Optimizing Virtualized Server Infrastructure with High-performance Flash
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to effectively handle the proliferation of server virtualization with an all-flash architecture that efficiently tackles the IO demands of virtual data centers, boosts infrastructure agility with support for broad virtualization APIs, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

Dell EMC

Storage Data Migration... Simplified
sponsored by Cirrus Data Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a system designed for, and only for data migration. Click inside and explore the core features of this program. Specifically, how it can simplify the steps in the migration process while accelerating the project timeline.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Cirrus Data Solutions

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

Curating and Managing Archival Data: Petalibraries
sponsored by Qumulo
WHITE PAPER: Colleges and universities have created a new form of digital storage: the petalibrary. Inside, learn how data-aware scale-out NAS is affordably helping these institutions to deploy and manage their petalibraries. Read on to discover how this technique will assist your enterprise's data archiving, as well.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Qumulo

FlashStack: Energizing IT
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Are you taking full advantage of data center technical innovations? If not, access this sheet to get a bird's eye view of FlashStack, a flash-integrated converged infrastructure that will flex, scale, and support the services, apps, and rate of change that you need to maintain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2017

Pure Storage

The Future State of Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Modern storage infrastructure enables CIOs to tackle some of their biggest pain points and put their data to work rather than viewing that data as a cost center. Access this white paper now to learn how to handle explosive data growth for the modern age.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Red Hat

Enterprise Data as a Service Technology Transforms Data Protection, Data Access, and Cloud Mobility with Speed, Savings, and Simplicity
sponsored by Actifio
WHITE PAPER: Click into this white paper and learn about a cloud-based data virtualization system that dramatically reduces the requirements for storage capacity, energy, and floor space.
Posted: 10 Jul 2017 | Published: 07 Jul 2017

Actifio

Fulfilling the Promise of Infrastructure Consolidation
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a software defined storage (SDS) system that features adaptive parallel I/O to help you reach the full potential of your virtualized workloads on hyperconverged servers.
Posted: 10 Jul 2017 | Published: 10 Jul 2017

DataCore Software Corporation

2017 State of Storage in Virtualization
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Dive into this State of Storage in Virtualization report to examine virtualization's impact on storage performance, and discover how recent storage and virt. trends track with one another. Access now to gain insight into the drivers behind hybrid flash and cloud storage adoption, how to bolster VMware VVols knowledge, and more.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Tegile

The Business Value of NVMe
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to closely examine the definition and business value of NVMe, with details on scaling with NVMe/F, implementation use cases like VDI, ERP systems, and Microsoft SQL Server illustrated, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Tegile

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate virtual servers, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Top Ten Reasons to Move to Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 10 reasons IT architects migrate their storage to composable infrastructure. Read this resource to learn how this infrastructure quickly provisions on-premises resources and delivers app stability with software-defined intelligence, unified API, and fluid resource pools.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Leveraging Modern Storage to Improve Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of meeting the availability, recoverability and performance requirements of highly virtualized environments. In addition, learn a new innovative approach that can dramatically improve backup and recovery times while maintaining virtual machine performance.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

How to Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate virtual servers, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Redefine the Economics of Storage by Going Virtual
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Are you ready to embark on the next chapter of virtualization? Access now to find the perfect virtual storage series for your business needs, whether you require a SAN or NAS appliance for efficient storage scalability, or software-defined storage suite to enhance IT flexibility and orchestration.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Step Aside, Magnetic Tape: Long-Term Data Retention is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by HDS and Veritas
WHITE PAPER: While we're not knocking tape drives, in this always-on environment, they're no longer the best option for long-term data retention. Access this white paper to see why cloud storage may be the better option and what to look for in a cloud-based data retention solution.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

HDS and Veritas

Cognitive Storage Manages Unstructured Data for Cloud, Big Data, and More
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover an enterprise storage system that delivers the scalable capacity and performance needed to handle demanding data analytics, content repositories and technical computing workloads. This software-defined storage solution can enable your enterprise to streamline data workflows, lower the cost of data retention, and more.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Spotlight: Increasing Enterprise Application Performance with Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise applications (EAs) are the lifeblood of the IT circulatory system but a sluggish storage system can impede the flow and success of your enterprise. Flash storage is an effective method for boosting EAs performance but choosing the right flash storage solution can be tough. Access this paper for expert recommendations and storage tips.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

NetApp

Testing All-Flash Storage for Running XenDesktop
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how all-flash storage can deliver the required performance for deploying a successful Citrix XenDesktop VDI implementation.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Kaminario
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STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): … Virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple network storage devices into what appears to be a single storage device that is managed from a central console. Storage virtualization is commonly used in a storage area network (SAN). The management of storage devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Storage virtualization helps the storage administrator perform the tasks of backup, archiving, and recovery more easily, and in less time, by disguising the actual complexity of the SAN. Users can implement virtualization with software applications or by using hardware and software hybrid appliances. The technology can be placed on different levels of a storage area network.
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