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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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IDC Paper - 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: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Virtualization for Newbies
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the origins of virtualization and how some of the historical development has spurred on today's virtualization. Gain insight on different types of virtualization that are being utilized in the marketplace today and a listing of some of the leading vendors.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

Global Knowledge

Configuring Windows Server 2012 for iSCSI SAN Boot with EqualLogic Storage
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Thispaper demonstratesDell best practicesforimplementingiSCSI boot from SAN with Dell EqualLogic storage arrays and the 12th generation (12G) PowerEdge servers running Windows Server 2012.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Dell Compellent Storage Center: Windows Server 2012 - Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and introduces best practice guidelines when integrating Windows Server 2012 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

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: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Flash Ahead: Leveraging IBM FlashSystem to Dramatically Improve Application Performance and Data Center Economics
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides deeper insight into all-flash storage systems that are designed to solve to problem of I/O wait time. Find out the benefits of deploying all-flash storage systems and getting started with flash.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CDW and IBM

IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents best practice configurations for integrating flash with a block storage virtualization appliance. It also details the potential performance gains that such systems can provide and information about your options for cache usage and real-time compression.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

IBM

VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps users understand what VMware vSphere Replication is, explain some of the benefits of its features, and provide an overview of how it works to protect virtual machines against failure.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Customer FAQ
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This short resource presents the most common frequently asked questions about virtualized DR solutions from your peers across the realm of IT.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware

Bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details converging IT resources in your data center to minimize data center footprint, heighten scalability, and centralize management. Discover an innovative solution that enriches these consolidated environments with advanced, virtualized storage in a blade form factor.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

CNBC Interview: Maximizing Storage to Save Costs
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore one leading vendor's storage solution that can help you deal with today's deluge of data and save you money by doing more with less. Access this now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Virtualizing Business Critical Apps. Clearing the Performance Hurdle
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the root cause behind the unacceptable behavior is considered and a practical, proven solution is offered.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

DataCore Software Corporation

Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain deeper insight into the four critical resource areas that impact database performance and reliability in a virtual machine.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Storage Virtualization: An Insider's Guide
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces storage virtualization and surveys the challenges that it can help to solve in the critical areas of engineering, operational and financial efficiency.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

DataCore Software Corporation

Get the facts: Sharefile Enterprise Datasheet
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want to share, store, sync and secure data on any device at any time? Learn about the features of an enterprise-grade file sharing platform in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

ShareFile Enterprise Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Workshifting and BYOD trends are adding new challenges for IT who already struggle with protecting intellectual property and observing compliance regulations. This white paper explains how to use enterprise-grade file sharing technology to regain control over sensitive corporate while meeting mobility and collaboration needs of end users.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Delivering Tomorrow's Backup and Recovery Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the best practices for modernizing all facets of your backup and recovery architecture in a fashion that suits your budget and established processes. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

EMC Corporation

Time for Converged Infrastructure? - Executives Discuss The Operational and Strategic Opportunities
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Managing corporate information technology infrastructure has long centered on the challenge of getting the pieces – servers, storage, networks, - to work together. This white paper explores why IT organizations should adopt converged infrastructure and its benefits.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Next-generation unfied storage, optimized for virtualized applications
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The EMC VNX family delivers industry-leading innovation and enterprise capabilities for file, block, and object storage in a scalable, easy-to-use solution.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

VNXe 3150: Winning Storage Simplicity
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the continuing rapid growth of information in your IT infrastructures, there is a need for shared storage. Find out if EMC's solution – offering simplicity, efficiency, and affordability – is right for your organization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 May 2012

EMC Corporation

Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this two-page paper, discover a data strategy designed for organizations with VNX storage and explore the top five reasons VNX users deploy this strategy in their IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

EMC

Delivering Storage Quality of Service with Oracle Pillar Axiom 600
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an Oracle storage technology designed from the ground up to deliver business-critical, guaranteed quality of service consistent with the business value of the application and its data.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Software-Defined Data Center and the New Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a new approach to data centre design and operations. Explore the details and advantages of this optimisation strategy and find out how it can help you solve management, complexity and reliability challenges within your infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Top 10 Advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM All Flash System
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This two page white paper provides you with the top ten advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM all flash system.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Case Study: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - EMC VPLEX Metro Provides a Magic Wand for Migrating Data in Private Cloud with No Downtime
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP needed to improve the agility and resiliency of its IT infrastructure. Data migrations were causing downtime and disrupting the attorneys' ability to serve clients.Access this case study today to learn how Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP was able to overcome these challenges by turning to a storage virtualization platform.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

EMC Corporation
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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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