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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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When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you’ll learn 7 key indicators that it’s time for your organization to start thinking about desktop virtualization.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

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

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

Architecture and Core Capabilities of NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This technical report provides an overview of NetApp® clustered Data ONTAP® 8.2, including basic components of the hardware and software architecture.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

NetApp

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

Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery: Five Critical Decisions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes 5 critical decisions organizations must make when building a backup and recovery plan and provides two crucial backup and recovery solutions, optimized for organizations with unique requirements.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Symantec Corporation

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

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

Game Changer: Unlocking Employee Access to Information
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
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 Systems, Inc.

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
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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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