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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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Citrix Validated Solution with Citrix, Cisco, and Nimble Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper describes the detailed architecture and configuration of a Citrix Validated solution (CVS), offering up high-level design information that describes architecture the CVS is based on.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Nimble Storage

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: his white paper details the top 5 reasons to choose flash storage. Read on to learn about how flash can benefit virtualized environments, speed up application processes, and more.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

ESG Storage Solutions Brief Nimble Maintains its 'Status Grow'
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores how startup Nimble is making waves in the storage marketplace.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Nimble Storage

CIO Spotlight - Managing Costs and Risks in a Virtual Environment
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: Download this important white paper now to uncover five crucial considerations for implementing a data management strategy that will enable you to adopt a fully built virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

CommVault

Using SSDs to Reduce Storage Bottlenecks in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to use SSDs to prevent storage bottlenecks in virtualized environments.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Micron Technology

IBM FlashSystem V840: The Nexus of Storage Services and Performance
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a high performance storage solution with storage services and its benefits.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Avnet

Enterprise Storage: The Foundation for Application and Enterprise Availability
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper takes an expert look at the importance of application and system availability and explores how a growing number of organizations are currently addressing high-availability needs with respect to their storage environments.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

NetApp

Maximize Data Center Performance With Optimized Memory and Storage Solutions
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the benefits of optimizing your storage with Micron's storage solutions.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Micron Technology

Virtual SAN Storage Policy-Based Management: This Changes Everything!
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines a radically simple storage approach for virtualized environments that delivers agility while remaining cost effective. Read on to learn what this policy-driven, self-tuning storage solution can do for you.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

VMware

Three Compelling Reasons for VMware Virtual SAN
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn 3 compelling reasons to consider VMware Virtual SAN. Storage is evolving, and everyone is looking for new ways to deliver more performance while cutting costs. Read on to learn how this approach gives you the flexibility to meet changing demands and handle data growth and storage complexity.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

VMware

The Evolution of Disaster Recovery with VMware Virtual SAN
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how Virtual SAN from VMware is well-suited for disaster recovery implementations because it lets enterprises improve storage operations in 5 main ways.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

VMware

Seven Reasons to Consider Virtual SAN
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource explore how Virtual SAN takes a new approach to storage by applying the principles of the software-defined data center to storage in order to create a high-performance, cost-effective alternative to virtualized environments. Read on to learn 7 things that make this solution truly unique.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

VMware

All-Flash Enterprise Storage: Defining the Foundation for 3rd Platform Application Availability
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn about a vendor that provides flash-optimized systems that deliver flash performance and availability.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

NetApp

Functional IOPS in VDI with Dell Compellent
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the special requirements for calculating IOPS for a VDI deployment and demonstrates the advantages of a Dell storage solution for the VDI environment.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2011

Dell

The Total Economic Impact of a Nexenta-Based Storage Solution
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the result of that study, providing a framework with which IT personnel and business-decision makers can evaluate the potential financial impact of this software-defined storage option may have on their organization.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Nexenta

The New Five 9s: Achieving Big Iron Storage Availability with Commodity Storage Hardware
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper from ESG takes a look at software-defined storage (SDS) in the enterprise and how it can help organizations achieve "five 9s" (99.999%) availability.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Nexenta

Managed Software-Defined Storage by ServerCentral and Nexenta
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: After evaluating a number of software-defined storage options, ServerCentral finally found a system that could adapt to dynamic storage demands without the need to re-architect their storage infrastructure. Find out more about this system inside.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Nexenta

IBM Shows Why Better Performance Can Mean Better Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper describes the economic and operational value of performance, and provides an in-depth view of a storage architecture that takes performance to a new level.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Virtual SAN Hardware Quick Reference Guide
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides server configurations to be used as directional guidelines for use with VMware Virtual SAN.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Intel Corporation

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 thin provisioning space reclamation using the IBM XIV Storage System IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the simplicity in which Information IT teams can take advantage of substantial data capacity savings using combined IBM XIV and Microsoft improvements which include the introduction of the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

IDC Europe: The Business Value of IBM Storwize and XIV Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: End-user experience can be one of the most valuable assets when searching to deploy a new storage platform. But finding these in-depth reviews is not always a simple task.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualized, & Flash Optimized
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will discover how IBMs Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective, and optimized. Find out how IBMs family of solutions can help IT organizations be more efficient by doing more with fewer resources.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Why HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage for Client Virtualization and Best Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a storage solution with client virtualization that can address your pressing concerns.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top 10 Considerations for Getting Started with VMware Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the top 10 considerations for planning your move to virtualization in order to avoid the most popular complications that occur during the process. You'll explore security and compliance concerns, the pros and cons of choosing virtual storage over traditional storage, and more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

IBM Storwize Family – Scaling Capabilities and Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses one vendor's family of virtualized storage solutions to manage today's endless data growth intelligently and efficiently.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

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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