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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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Storage Virtualization White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Welcome to Your Modern Data Center
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyses a solution that allows you to transform your database and business application workloads by consolidating your mission-critical application landscapes, eliminating storage sprawl and delivering modernization to your data center.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Flash: It's Not Just For Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads can benefit from flash and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

The Internet of Things is Taking Over
sponsored by SOTI Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the Internet of Things is shaping the evolution of business mobility, the importance of security, the top five considerations for managing the IoT and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

SOTI Inc.

How to Save Storage Space with Purposeful Backups
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to effectively reduce storage capacity when performing backups by combining the strategies outlined here for flexible and powerful data protection. Based on your needs, learn when you should prioritize SLA over storage (and vice versa), best practices when backing up to tape, and more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Veeam Software

Dell EMC ScaleIO For VMware Environments: Deployment and Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover best practices and a technical overview of a storage software product that can increase scalability and performance in a VMware environment.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Dell EMC

10 Signs You've Outgrown Your Current Backup and Recovery Solution
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides you with 10 signs you've outgrown your current data protection strategy. Find out if your backup and recovery systems are getting the job done or if it's time to consider migrating to a newer, more holistic platform.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Commvault

Your Guide to Trusted Backup and Recovery Software Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to take the pressure off your backup admins by simplifying data protection, whether it is hosted in physical, virtual, software-defined or cloud environments. Read on to optimize data protection and recovery for core apps and critical workstations.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

IBM

Flash: Fast, Robust and Inexpensive
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With user demands growing, new storage technologies are required to close the ever-increasing gap between processors and mass storage. In this white paper, learn why flash is replacing hard disk drives as the preferred system in software-defined data centers and storage systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Tintri

Tintri Storage Performance in Virtual Environments
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This paper will examine the performance and economic benefits of a storage system designed for virtual server and cloud environments. Focusing upon 2 areas – virtual app performance and overall infrastructure efficiency and ease of use, learn the critical importance of storage in virtual environments and its implications for management efficiency.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Tintri

The Essential Guide to Storage for Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the 7 criteria you need when choosing storage for VDI and 3 lessons you can learn from VDI failures. Peppered with anecdotes from your peers, learn how to control costs, simplify management and scale your footprint like a champ.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Tintri

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

Keys to Maximizing Availability in the Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can transform challenges created by the software-defined data center (SDDC) and highly virtualized architecturesinto opportunities that allow you to take advantage of modern technologies while reducing costs.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Your Journey to SAP HANA: 6 Steps to Success
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: How can you modernize and deliver on-demand services while keeping your existing SAP landscape optimized and your risks minimized? Read this document to learn the six incremental steps to SAP HANA implementation.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Pure Storage

Quantify the Economic Value of IBM Storwize Family Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Recently, IBM asked ESG to conduct an economic value validation (EVV) for two of its midrange arrays which found a 200% ROI, 61% decrease in CapEx and 56% annual decrease in OpEx. Continue reading to gain a more comprehensive picture of direct and indirect costs and benefits you should consider when evaluating hardware for your storage needs.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

IBM

Support Rapidly Growing Data Storage with IBM Spectrum Storage Suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Integrated storage solutions can provide the streamlined management and lower cost that organizations need to get the most from their data in virtualized environments. Discover a suite of storage products that can provide your enterprise with the flexibility needed to support traditional and software-defined storage architectures.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

IBM

The Role of Storage for Today's Mid-Sized Workloads
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Storage virtualization's high-performance and affordability is the best at meeting mid-size and enterprise needs. In this paper, find out the top 6 requirements for mid-size storage and learn how effective one storage virtualization solution is at tackling mid-sized workload requirements.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

IBM's Ability and Creativity in Software-defined Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines different approaches to software-defined storage (SDS), and showcases how customers can derive value form SDS. Read on to discover how IBM approaches to SDS solutions and the benefits their solutions can provide to your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IBM

Flash-Accelerated and Cloud-Ready: New Storage Requirements for Enterprise Apps
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Hybrid cloud and flash storage is the new power couple in the IT world, but many still have questions regarding their compatibility. Discover Eric Burgener's answers to the top 5 questions posed by those critical of cloud-enabled flash, and learn how to reap the most benefits from this new fusion.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetApp

Software-Defined Storage: The CxO View
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the top five use cases of software-defined storage (SDS) and an overview of its benefits, limitations, and vendor landscape. Discover how to choose the right SDS solution for your enterprise so that you can decouple software from hardware, reduce TCO, enable greater data mobility, and more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

The Business Value of Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: Explore a modern software-defined storage solution (SDS) that combines all available server resources to create a large pool of virtual shared storage. Discover how this SDS architecture can enable your enterprise to boost capacity planning, minimize the frequency of app downtime, automate the provisioning of storage, and more.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Dell EMC

A Guide to Improving Disaster Recovery With Virtualized Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illustrates how to make your disaster recovery as effective as possible by implementing storage virtualization. Read on to learn how storage virtualization can help you avoid the disastrous effects of downtime.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

IBM

Economical Storage for Diverse Workloads —Evaluating Next Generation IBM Storwize V5000
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This technology insight paper introduces a system that can deliver both performance and economy. View now and see how easily this system can fit into your own infrastructure.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

IBM

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

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
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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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