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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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Accelerate Your Transition to a Unified Computing Architecture
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores a way to unify network, computing, solid state storage, and virtualization resources into a single, preintegrated platform that provides a foundation for virtualization and performance optimization efforts.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CISCO & INTEL®

Casio Builds High-Availablity Storage With Software and Commodity Servers
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how Casio was able to migrate to Red Hat Storage Server, whereby a virtualized storage environment can be implemented using the internal disks of commodity servers.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Intuit Leverages Red Hat Storage for Always-Available and Massively Scaleable Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how Intuit was able to leverage a fast, reliable, and cost-effective storage solution for one of their Software-as-a-Service suites. This solution delivered high availability necessary to replicate data between two data centers at a cost far lower than proprietary storage systems and the scalability to keep up.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Red Hat

Deploy Virtual Desktops in a Fraction of the Time with XtremIO
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how one medical device company was able to deploy virtual desktops in a fraction of the time it used to take, improving the end user experience and storage performance.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

EMC Corporation

While Others Claim to Be, Red Hat Storage is Truly Open
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about truly open software-defined storage. You'll get the facts on how this open source software delivers operational and storage system cost savings while improving storage performance and future-proofing your data center for whatever is next.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Staying agile with Big Data
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: his white paper explores a new server solution that unifies the storage environment with a platform that allows you to a leverage commodity, scale-out storage infrastructure with a virtualized environment that is ready for OpenStack. Read on to learn how this approach will allow you to manage the explosion of data and remain agile and flexible.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Maxta Thought Leadership Brief - State of the Software-defined Storage Market 2014
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the current state of the SDS market and get the facts on what software-defined storage is and what it can do for you.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Maxta

Software-defined Storage: Simplify Storage Management and Protect Investments
sponsored by ShiftF7
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief paper that includes 4 user success stories for deploying software-defined storage. Learn how application performance and recovery objectives have improved with this data storage technology.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

ShiftF7

Take an Integrated, Modern Approach to Apache Hadoop Infrastructure
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an integrated approach that allows you to gain valuable insights and create competitive advantage. Read on to learn how this solution provides a highly scalable, secure, resilient, general purpose storage pool with multiple interfaces and more.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Red Hat

Keep Up with Data Growth with Software-based Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the potential of a software-based storage solution built to future-proof your data center. Read more to learn how it takes advantage of a distributed, shared-nothing architecture.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Red Hat

Enhancing Continuous Operations and Data Integrity for Critical VMware Applications
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the highlights of a new storage approach that adds global storage virtualization – the ability to virtualize across metro and remote distances to its virtual storage platform.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

Cloudy Weather for Enterprise Storage
sponsored by SwiftStack
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about an open source private cloud storage platform that uses an eventual consistency approach.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SwiftStack

Taking a Giant Leap Forward in Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert guide to learn about the technological and architectural innovations that are enabling major improvements in how SDS can be deployed and used to further optimize efficiencies and reduce costs.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Maxta

Virtualize More with VM-aware Flash Storage: A Tintri VMstore Overview
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Storage remains the primary obstacle to accelerating virtualization growth. Tintri VMstore allows you to overcome the complexity, performance, and cost obstacles that prevent virtualization of more of your computing infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Tintri

Buyer Case Study: VDI Deployment
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Buyer Case Study examines the Sam M. Walton College of Business' virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment on the Tintri storage platform.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tintri

Tintri FlashFirst Design- Storage Intelligence for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This technical paper discusses how Tintri FlashFirst Design including VM-level QoS works and how it makes virtualization simple, predictable, and efficient.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Tintri

Storage Virtualization and Software-Defined Infrastructure
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Built on the industry's first and leading intelligent application-aware architecture, VMstore and Tintri Global Center have the intelligence to deliver unparalleled performance and efficiency and end-to-end insights into the infrastructure, while allowing for unmatched VM control.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Tintri

Scaling Virtual Environments with Tintri Smart Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: VMstore is the industry's leading storage solution designed for virtualized environments, and Tintri Global Center adds the visibility and control to enable all VMstore systems to function as one.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Tintri

Large geo-imaging firm leverages Tintri for consolidating dev/test environments
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Buyer Case Study examines a large geo imaging company's consolidation of their dev/test environment on the Tintri storage platform.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Tintri

Optimizing Storage in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines some of the most common storage problems that are prevalent in virtualization deployments, and VMTurbo's unique solution to control the virtualization and underlying storage infrastructure in the desired state.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

ITG Executive Brief: Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to VMware Tools for Storage Virtualization and Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares two storage virtualization and management solutions. Read on to find out how they match up when it comes to cost structures, stability, and skill requirements.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

The Power/Density Paradox: The Result of High Density Without Power Efficiency
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a solution to the power/density paradox risk that combines energy savings with high density and reduces both floor spaces and costs.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Imation Corp.

3 Reasons to Find Backup and Recovery Built for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of implementing a backup and recovery solution that's built for virtualization when dealing with a virtual environment. It also explains where traditional backup and recovery approaches fall short.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

VMware

ESG: Optimizing Storage Infrastructures for Better Data Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report documents the results of ESP Lab hands-on testing of the IBM Storwize V7000 Midrange Disk System. It focuses on the powerful enterprise-class features and functionality offered by the platform, including heterogeneous storage virtualization, thing provisioning, and more.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Maxta Storage Platform - Enterprise Storage Re-defined
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how organizations can handle the challenges of data storage for virtual data centers by leveraging a ground breaking, highly resilient, distributed Software-Defined VM Storage Platform that enables organizations to fully realize the vision of the virtual data center.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Maxta
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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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