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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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Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the results of a recent study in comparing the cost, complexity and ease-of-use of the IBM Storwize V7000 and the EMC VNX5500. Read now to learn the results.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Top Reasons to Deploy a Storage Hypervisor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this 2-page white paper to explore how new state-of-the-art hypervisors can help your organization seamlessly deploy storage virtualization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Optimizing Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Unified Storage and VMware View
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The combined strengths of Dell EqualLogic and VMware can deliver significant benefits for VDI implementations. Integration of DellEqualLogic with VMware vSphere and VMware View can help your organization achieve optimal VDI performance. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Tod Point Group: IBM Storwize V7000 in an Exchange Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Storwize V7000 Unified storage system, combined with powerful management software from IBM Tivoli, provides an ideal complement to Exchange 2010 deployments by providing a highly virtualized storage infrastructure designed to meet the specific needs of Exchange 2010 environments.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

The Tod Point Group: IBM Storwize V7000 for VMWare Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Storwize V7000 Unified storage system, combined with powerful management software from IBM Tivoli, provides an ideal complement to VMware vSphere deployments by providing a highly virtualized storage infrastructure designed to meet the specific needs of virtual server environments. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

ESG: Storage Virtualization Offerings from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With flat or declining budgets, all organizations have been asked to "do more with less," and while budgets are beginning to recover, the need for efficiency does not dissipate. Check out this ESG case study to explore test results of IBM'storage virtualizaton offerings.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

IBM

The Tod Point Group: Storage for Oracle 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Storwize V7000 Unified storage system, combined with powerful management software such as Easy Tier for enhancing database performance and remote mirroring capabilities for disaster recovery protection, delivers a storage infrastructure designed to meet the specific Oracle 11g needs.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

The Relevance & Value of a Storage Hypervisor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: ESG asked senior IT professionals in enterprise and midmarket organizations in North America and Western Europe to identify the most important considerations for justifying IT investments in 2009-2011. Read now to learn the results.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Virtual Storage Made Simple
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how your organisation can easily migrate to a cloud-based storage environment—and manage it effectively well into the future. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

IBM

Oracle Solaris and Oracle SPARC T4 Servers— Engineered Together for Enterprise Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Oracle Solaris and the SPARC T4 processor can help you manage your costs for existing infrastructures or for new enterprise cloud infrastructure design. Discover how Solaris works cohesively with SPARC T4 systems and other Oracle software to enable a handful of cloud-ready solutions.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Airport operator reduces IT power use by around DKK 800,000 a year, supporting its target for cutting carbon emissions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A Danish airport company had to reduce its carbon footprint, so the IT team decided on a virtualized solution. Check out this brief white paper to learn how this company has reduced carbon emissions by about 200 tons a year, saved around 75% on future server investments and reduced admin time by 50%.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

Dell, Inc.

10 Ways to Stretch your Storage Budgets in Virtualized, Consolidated Environments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: There are a number of best practices emerging to help storage administrators get a handle on runaway storage and control the budget. Check out this must-read expert e-guide to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Unleash your virtualization potential with Tintri's VM-aware, flash storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Explore how enhanced VM-aware storage features and a dual-controller system allow for broader virtualization deployments and easier performance troubleshooting in this white paper.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Tintri

Redefining Backup & Recovery: A Call to CIOs
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Modernizing your IT environment can be a futile development if you don't keep your backup and recovery operations up to speed.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 16 May 2012

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Top 10 Reasons to Use Unified Storage in a Virtualized Database Environment
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides 10 reasons why customers use EMC unified storage for deploying virtualized Oracle Environments.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 2012

EMC Corporation

Virtualization, Deduplication and the Data Protection Connection
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to achieve truly efficient data protection amidst today's multitude of standalone solutions.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Syncsort

Adopt a Unified Approach to Data Management
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explains why unified storage management solutions are best for today and tomorrow's data avalanches.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Case Study: Arnold Worldwide Enjoys Cost Savings and Scalability
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Arnold Worldwide is a Boston-based global advertising agency. They needed to replace its existing SAN with virtualized storage. Read this case study to learn how Arnold successfully addressed their DR and scalability needs, but also reduced its data center footprint and slashed its power and cooling costs.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc.

6 Ways to Reduce IT Expenditures in the Next 3 Years
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper considers six ways SMBs can trim IT costs: private clouds, storage virtualization, disaster recovery, business intelligence, backup and data protection, and Windows 7 migration via virtualization.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 21 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn more about the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform, a 3D scaling storage platform designed for all data types. Discover how you can improve virtualisation performance and flexibility while increasing capacity. Learn how you can create a more agile storage  infrastructure with 3D scaling and management capabilities.
Posted: 22 Mar 2012 | Published: 22 Mar 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

How Tiered Storage Slashes Your TCO
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will learn some of the critical ways in which tiered storage solutions enable organizations to cut their total cost of storage and improve their long-term total cost of ownership.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Storage Data Protection Strategies In Today’s Data Center
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: An increasing number of organizations are looking at how choosing the right storage platforms contributes to data protection and high-availability and helps ensure minimal planned and unplanned downtime or even continuous operations. Read this white paper to learn all about data protection and how it applies to your business.
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Oracle Corporation

Storage and the Private Cloud: Taking Virtualization to the Next Level
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how virtualization has affected storage technologies and how Oracle’s storage solutions enable organizations to reduce IT costs, accelerate provisioning of private cloud services and achieve higher service levels.
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Top Five Business Reasons to Use Hitachi Enterprise Storage in Virtualized Server Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Selecting the right storage system is crucial to the success of any virtualised server environment, especially as these environments evolve to hundreds of virtual machines and critical applications. Access this resource to learn how Hitachi Enterprise Storage solutions can improve the performance, management and efficiency of your storage systems.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

VMware: Virtualizing Your Infrastructure Just Got Easier
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Concerns about migration downtime, security, and application service level maintenance have kept many organizations from virtualizing their infrastructure. Read this paper to discover how a converged infrastructure platform can bring you all the benefits of virtualization without the risks typically associated with an implementation.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

VCE
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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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