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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: File virtualization is the creation of an abstraction layer between file servers and the clients that access those file servers. Once deployed, the file virtualization layer manages files and file systems across servers, allowing administrators to present clients with one logical file mount for all servers. The file servers continue to host file data and metadata. While this arrangement may seem to  … 
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Storage Virtualization White Papers (View All Report Types)
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One Server Architecture Holds Promise To Power Modern Services
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how one server architecture combines storage and modules in one to handle increasing workloads while simplifying maintenance. Read on to learn if this server platform is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Deliver the Software Defined- Data Center for Cloud & Big Data
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to learn how to get started with software-defined storage and its benefits.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Nexenta

How Hybrid Flash Array Helps Businesses Do More With Less
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Due to shrinking budgets and expanding data requirements, many companies are expected to do more with less. Access this white paper to discover a case study featuring a financial services company with similar troubles, and what they did to overcome them.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

NexGen Storage

Why You Should Consider Federated Deduplication
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about federated deduplication.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Red Hat Storage Server for Digital Media
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable white paper now to learn about storage server that can meet your scalability, cost, complexity, performance, and reliability needs in the age of multi-media serving applications.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Storage Server
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive data sheet covers a highly available storage solution that is equipped to handle unstructured data.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2014

Red Hat

The Future of Convergence Is Here
sponsored by Arrow
WHITE PAPER: As data requirements continue to grow rapidly, IT departments are plagued with a series of challenges. This white paper outlines how to overcome these issues by using converged infrastructure.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Arrow

Converged Virtualization Comparison Guide
sponsored by Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the benefits of converged infrastructure platforms and how to choose one.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Arrow

Web-scale infrastructure at any scale
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook are deploying web-scale infrastructure technologies. This gives them higher scalability, availability, and greater data management. This white paper outlines how businesses running on hypervisors from VMware and Microsoft can do just that.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc.

Protecting your Data in a Next Generation Virtual and Physical Environment
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are making the move to virtual storage – yet just as many still have some sort of physical storage. This white paper details the challenges small to medium (SMB) businesses with hybrid IT environments face.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Acronis

System Scalability for Dell XC Web-Scale Converged Appliance Powered by Nutanix software
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This valuable white paper looks at a converged appliance that integrates web-scale software and proven storage methods for virtualized environments that will consolidate compute and storage into a single appliance and enable application and virtualization teams to quickly and simply deploy new workloads.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

System Reliability for Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance Powered by Nutanix software
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores a web-scale converged appliance that integrates web-scale software with Dell's proven storage and x86 server platform to provide enterprise-class features for virtualized environments.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Into the Brave New World
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: Read this important presentation transcript now to learn more about the growth of the software-defined data center and its impact on storage.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

CommVault

Defining Requirements for Modern Tier One Arrays
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the value of a tiered storage environment when in order to facilitate the adoption of new technologies that will help IT respond to challenges coming from both internal and external sources.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

System Performance for Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance Powered by Nutanix Software
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper explores a web-scale converged appliance that integrates web-scale software and Dell storage and x86 server platform for an enterprise-class virtualized environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

View Composer API for Array Integration (VCAI) from VMware on Tintri VMstore Platform
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: The View component of VMware Horizon™ 6 brings the agility of cloud computing to the desktop and revolutionizes desktops into highly available and agile services delivered from your cloud.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

Tintri

Massively Scalable, Intrinsically Simple Tintri's Low TCO For The Virtualizd Data Center - Tintri Field Report
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This field report validates our impressive lab findings with feedback from six customers who have Tintri storage in production environments.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Tintri

Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization On Tintri VMstore Systems Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This best practices guide for deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) on Tintri VMstore systems will assist individuals who are responsible for the design and deployment of Tintri VMstore systems for running RHEV environments.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

Tintri

SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AAG) on Tintri
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Best Practices Guide for running SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups on Tintri VMstoreTM systems is intended to assist SQL DBAs, IT Administrators and Architects who are responsible for deploying and managing clustered Microsoft SQL Database servers within their virtual infrastructures powered by Tintri VMstore storage appliances.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Tintri

Infographic: Bridging the Cloud Skills Gap
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes a look at the benefits that can be gained from including well-seasoned, well-trained virtualization and cloud architecture experts as part of your IT team – and what to do if you don't currently have the team members you need.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

EMC Corporation

Backup and Recovery Best Practices with Symantec NetBackup and Tintri Vmstore
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Tintri Best Practices Guide for Backup and Recovery will assist individuals who are responsible for the design, deployment, and DR of Tintri VMstore™ Systems.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Tintri

Reference Architecture for 1,000 Users with VMware Horizon (with View), Tintri VMstore and Cisco UCS
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This reference architecture is based on real-world test scenarios, user workloads, and infrastructure system configurations.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Tintri

Deployment and Best Practices Guide for VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Best Practices Guide for running VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) on Tintri VMstore™ systems is intended to assist Data Protection and Disaster Recovery (DR) Administrators,
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Tintri

SQL Server Best Practices on Tintri - Stand-Alone Instances
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Written for SQL DBAs, IT Administrators and Architects responsible for the running SQL Database servers within their virtual infrastructures powered by Tintri VMstore™ storage appliances.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

Tintri

Adopting Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: IT departments are looking for new solutions to enable high-performance teams to quickly deploy VMs across various platforms without having to know details of the infrastructure. Read this white paper to gain this capability and boost productivity.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

CommVault
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STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  add IT overhead unnecessarily, file virtualization provides several key advantages, including a global namespace to index files on network file servers. In addition, this virtual file storage consolidation allows excess storage capacity to be shared between file servers. Data migrations can be conducted between file servers transparently to end users and applications, which is ideal in a tiered storage infrastructure. In short, file virtualization allows companies to access isolated ("stranded") storage capacity on network file servers and perform seamless file migrations among them. … 
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