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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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Game Changer: Unlocking Employee Access to Information
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover a game changing approach to reducing the time it takes to manage, secure, back up, and archive sensitive data. Find out how a consolidated end-to-end data management platform can provide self-serve access to data while simplifying back-end administration.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

CommVault

The Future of Backup as a Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to evaluate your protection and recovery needs and establish an effective data protection strategy that works for your company.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

Iron Mountain

Storage optimization: Improve utilization and boost performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the ever-difficult task of optimizing storage resource utilization. Read on to learn what contributes to it, and learn about maintaining application performance, maximizing administration efficiency, reducing storage costs and more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Hybrid Cloud Storage: Government Agencies Can Get the Best of Two Worlds
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this survey to learn how your peers are using hybrid cloud storage to address increasing storage capacity demands.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 | Published: 18 Oct 2012

Red Hat

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

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

Lab Report: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP with Oracle Databases
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of hands-on testing of NetApp clustered Data ONTAP in Oracle database environments, with a focus on ease of management, non-disruptive operations, and efficient scaling.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

NetApp

Evolving SRM to Meet Enterprise; IT's Long-term Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight on how storage resource management (SRM) application has been evolving over the years to address the challenges expressed by IBMs storage productivity center administrators who are tasked with managing growth, complexity, and storage environments in the most cost effective way possible.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

What to Look For in a Data Protection Solution for Virtual Environments - Data Sheet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This three page white paper provides you with four "must have" features to consider ensuring your backup and recovery solution provides the best data and system protection for any virtual environment.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Hitachi's Approach to Storage Capacity Efficiency
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This report examines and details the Hitachi approach to delivering storage capacity efficiency via its USP V and VSP platforms. In doing so, it will highlight how Hitachi looks at the overall economics of storage by reducing relevant operating expenses which they address with the characteristics of their storage systems and software.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

IDC_ Entry-Level Enterprise Storage: Stepping Up to Big Challenges
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the functionality and benefits a converged storage architecture provides and explains why businesses no longer have to spend more to get the enterprise-level technology best suited to their data storage needs
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Benefits of Consolidating and Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint in a Private Cloud Environment
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the benefits of virtual private cloud deployment and how one leading vendor's cloud virtualization technologies support the implementation of secure private cloud deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint.
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

EMC

ITG Executive Summary: Cost/Benefit Case for IBM XIV Storage System Gen3: Comparing Cost Structures with EMC Symmetrix VMAX and VNX for SAP Enterprise Deployments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares IBM XIV storage system to EMC symmetrix VMAX and VNX for SAP enterprise deployments – outlining why IBM XIV storage systems offer a better option than EMC systems for most SAP applications and user organizations.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the results of the Edison Competitive Management Cost Study (CMCS) methodology comparing the storage administrator efficiency of both IBM and EMC.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Optimal storage for end-to-end virtualization with VMware
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this two-pager to learn about a virtualized storage architecture that has proven to be a great fit for VMware environments and discover its perks, like improved storage visibility and automation, game-changing ease of management, optimal performance with VMware and more!
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Top 10 Reasons Why Customers Deploy Virtualized Microsoft Applications on EMC VNX
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides an overview of the specific reasons customers choose to deploy Microsoft applications with VMware vSphere Essentials on EMC's VNXe storage solution.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC Corporation

Dell EqualLogic PS Series and Microsoft WS2008 Hyper-V: Enabling the Next Generation Virtualized Data Center
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines a virtualization technology to optimize storage on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environments offering capacity and efficiency benefits for your VM workloads.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Dell and Microsoft

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

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
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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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