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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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Storage Virtualization White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Buyer's Guide: Invest in the Right Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover an affordable all-flash storage system, and learn about what to look for when choosing flash storage so that you can get the most out of your investment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

5 Considerations for Increasing Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a backup program for virtualized storage environment and how it can effectively protect data.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Veeam Software

The Pros and Cons of Two Competing Virtual SANs
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper compares two leading virtual SANs, clearly explaining the pros and cons of each one.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

DataCore Software Corporation

A New Storage Startup Delivers a Unique Blend of Performance and Scalability
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines a storage system that offers a unique blend of performance and scalability combined with the use of SDN within its scale-out clustered architecture. Read on to get a SWOT analysis of this approach and compare it to its competition.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Coho Data

Preparing For Future Growth with Flash
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a case study of how one company implemented a flash storage system that enabled it to increase storage capabilities while cutting costs.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Essential VDI Guide
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how to use hybrid flash arrays to boost performance of VDIs.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

NexGen Storage

Confidently Deploy your Group and Corporate File Shares
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the importance of converged storage in improving collaboration.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Empowering Modern Services with a Converged Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how one server architecture combines storage and modules in one to handle increasing workloads while simplifying maintenance. Read on to learn if this server platform is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How Hybrid Flash Array Helps Businesses Do More With Less
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Due to shrinking budgets and expanding data requirements, many companies are expected to do more with less. Access this white paper to discover a case study featuring a financial services company with similar troubles, and what they did to overcome them.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

NexGen Storage

Red Hat Storage Server
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive data sheet covers a highly available storage solution that is equipped to handle unstructured data.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2014

Red Hat

Converged Virtualization Comparison Guide
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the benefits of converged infrastructure platforms and how to choose one.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

Web-Scale Infrastructure for All Companies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how SMBs can now use web-scale infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc.

Effective Scalability for Virtual Environment Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This valuable white paper looks at a converged appliance that integrates web-scale software and proven storage methods for virtualized environments that will consolidate compute and storage into a single appliance and enable application and virtualization teams to quickly and simply deploy new workloads.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Data Protection and Reliability in Virtual Environment Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores a web-scale converged appliance that integrates web-scale software with Dell's proven storage and x86 server platform to provide enterprise-class features for virtualized environments.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Storage for Virtualized Environments That's Quick & Efficient
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a web-scale converged appliance that integrates web-scale software and Dell storage and x86 server platform for an enterprise-class virtualized environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Adopting Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: IT departments are looking for new solutions to enable high-performance teams to quickly deploy VMs across various platforms without having to know details of the infrastructure. Read this white paper to gain this capability and boost productivity.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Commvault

Evaluating and Selecting a Data Protection Solution for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: With all the challenges that come with virtualisation, it's important for IT professionals to pick the right data protection solution for virtualised environments. This e-guide provides key questions IT decision makers should be ready to ask when making a selection.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Commvault

The Clipper Group: IBM zEnterprise is Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Seamlessly running virtual desktop services, and applications from mobile devices requires a strong infrastructure. This in-depth white paper details IBM's mainframe, which provides enterprise-class cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

IBM

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

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

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

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

The Total Economic Impact of a Nexenta-Based Storage Solution
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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
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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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