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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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Buyer's Guide: Invest in the Right Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover an affordable all-flash storage system, and learn about what to look for when choosing flash storage so that you can get the most out of your investment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

VMware and SAP Deliver Real-Time Business Intelligence
sponsored by Arrow & HDS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how pairing a VMware platform with SAP will give you real-time information for the best decision making possible.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

Arrow & HDS

A New Approach to Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a new approach to backup and recovery that overcomes the challenges of the modern data center.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

5 Considerations for Increasing Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a backup program for virtualized storage environment and how it can effectively protect data.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Veeam Software

The Pros and Cons of Two Competing Virtual SANs
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper compares two leading virtual SANs, clearly explaining the pros and cons of each one.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

DataCore Software Corporation

The Pros and Cons of One SAN System
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper profiles one SAN in detail, describing every detail of its features and capabilities.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

A New Storage Startup Delivers a Unique Blend of Performance and Scalability
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines a storage system that offers a unique blend of performance and scalability combined with the use of SDN within its scale-out clustered architecture. Read on to get a SWOT analysis of this approach and compare it to its competition.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Coho Data

Confidently Deploy your Group and Corporate File Shares
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the importance of converged storage in improving collaboration.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Powering Modern Services with a Converged Architecture
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®

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 & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about federated deduplication.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

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

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

How All Companies Can Achieve Web-scale Infrastructure
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

Effective Scalability for Virtual Environment Storage
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.

Data Protection and Reliability in Virtual Environment Storage
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®)

Storage for Virtualized Environments That's Quick & Efficient
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.

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

Evaluating and Selecting a Data Protection Solution for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: With all the challenges that come with virtualisation, it's important for IT professionals to pick the right data protection solution for virtualised environments. This e-guide provides key questions IT decision makers should be ready to ask when making a selection.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

CommVault

The Clipper Group: IBM zEnterprise is Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Seamlessly running virtual desktop services, and applications from mobile devices requires a strong infrastructure. This in-depth white paper details IBM's mainframe, which provides enterprise-class cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

IBM
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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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