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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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Snapshots without Penalty: How Maxta Beats VSAN Snapshots
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Keeping RTOs short and virtual retrieval efficient, data services at the VM level allows system administrators to tailor their data protection levels to the requirements of individual workloads. Access this quick brief to discover the benefits of implementing a VM system and what separates the better from the best virtual machines.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Maxta

Flash Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users: Workload Performance and Adoption Sentiment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover how 1,000 expert storage users responded to the question, "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" and assess how well flash pairs with VDI, big data, Microsoft SQL Server, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Spotlight: Increasing Enterprise Application Performance with Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise applications (EAs) are the lifeblood that runs through the IT circulatory system but a sluggish storage system can impede the flow and success of your enterprise. Flash storage systems may be what you need to boost EAs performance. Access this white paper to discover 3 things to consider when choosing flash storage as well as top picks.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

NetApp

IBM Spectrum Accelerate: An agile software defined storage solution for enterprise and cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Storage standards are being raised across the board is users demand better performance at lower cost. Enter this white paper to learn about how the storage industry is being challenged and how to cope with the approaching tide of changes.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Why You Need Virtualization-Aware Storage
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Virtual infrastructure and storage have only been able to mesh at the most basic levels until now. Discover how virtualization-aware storage works, the benefits you'll realize and the top five reasons you can't afford to fall behind this technological curve.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Tegile

The Ultimate Guide for Virtual Server Protection
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Are you staying ahead of the tidal wave of consolidation? Read on to discover 4 questions you should be asking about your virtual server data protection. Also, learn how to optimize your storage, cloud or otherwise, to accommodate your rapidly scaled-out virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Commvault

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

Maximizing Availability With Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HPE and Veeam
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper the various ways in which hyper-converged infrastructures will improve your storage availability. Access this paper to additionally examine solutions that will prove your app availability and strengthen disaster recovery.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

HPE and Veeam

3 Things you can ONLY do with VM-aware Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper the top 3 things you can do with VM-aware storage—that commodity all-flash and hyperconverged cannot. Read on to enact proper visibility across your infrastructure mitigate performance problems, and simplify complex management.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Tintri

The 6 Factors That Determine Your Storage TCO
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover 6 factors you must consider to determine your storage TCO. Read on to see how much storage really costs you, when taking into consideration capital expense, ecosystem integration, business agility, and 3 more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

Tintri

All-Flash Arrays Offer Industry-Leading Performance and Enduring Economics
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: What if you could cut storage costs while actually improving performance and scalability? This brief resource describes how an all-flash storage system can accelerate multiple workloads and help you reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Avnet Technology Solutions

Taking Advantage of Cloud-Based Centralized Management for On-Prem and Cloud-Hosted Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Whether the best option for your organization is an appliance that can be deployed in minutes and managed in-house, or a flexible reference architecture that allows your organization to leverage your existing infrastructure, you now have options for eliminating storage concerns as part of VDI deployment. Download this white paper today.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

The State of Storage Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights virtual storage and software-defined storage solutions from IBM and Hitachi, comparing the capabilities and costs of each. Access now to learn which solution will best address your data and storage management needs.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

IBM

2016 State of Storage in Virtualization
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In the following exclusive white paper, uncover the data center and storage virtualization trends taking place in 2016. View now and see how flash storage is playing a major part in influencing how virtualization evolves and discover how you must prepare your businesses for changes to come.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Tegile

Waiting on IO: The Straw That Broke Virtualization’s Back
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why I/O is the root cause of having to buy more virtualized servers in order to glean the prospective benefits of a software-defined data center.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

How to Enable Virtualization and Software-Defined Data Centers to Achieve their Potential
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines how businesses can unlock the full potential of the software-defined data center by utilizing Parallel I/O software. View now and see for yourself why this works.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

DataCore Virtual SAN Overview
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief examines the importance of finding the right virtual SAN for clustered servers and introduces a system that can accelerate performance, improve uptime, and can even keep costs to a minimum.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Consolidating Workloads with VMware and Pure Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following exclusive report outlines the growing complexities in the storage market and explores a flash storage system that can help businesses overcome these challenges cost-effectively.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

Always Available Storage: The Growing Need for Hyper-converged Virtual SAN
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the growing need for an always available storage infrastructure and details the repercussions of failing to have one. Access now and also gain insights into a hyper-converged virtual SAN system that can help meet this proliferating goal.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Software-defined Storage simplifies the management process
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the ins and outs of software-defined storage and offers insight into the advantages, possible drawbacks, and more of the technology. View now and decide if software-defined storage is a term that will find itself nuzzled in the critical workings of your company moving forward.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Five Enterprise Storage Features Every Organization Should Expect
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The following infographic explores the top five features every organization should have in their storage system to ensure the ability to hand today's critical workloads.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

All-SSD Database VSAN Platform
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how implementing SSD for database applications can easily boost performance without added costs and complexities. Read on to learn how to get stable and reliable performance for virtual database backed applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Implementing VMware's Virtual SAN with Micron SSDs and Mellanox Interconnect
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how implementing SSDs can boost the performance on applications run on virtual SAN. Read on to learn about how flash caching can help significantly reduce latency, as well as other benefits of using SSD with VSAN.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Top 10 Best Practices for VMware Data Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a virtualization architecture that leverages techniques to make VMware backup and recovery easier. Read on to learn about how you can achieve greater flexibility, as well as 10 tips for implementation.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 10 Feb 2016

Veeam Software

Managing Active Directory Users and Computers with Windows PowerShell for Windows Server 2008 R2
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how a program for Windows Server can help make managing active directories simpler. Read on to learn how to use this program and see if it's right for you organization.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Veeam Software
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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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