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ALSO CALLED: Capacity Management, Server Capacity Planning, Capacity Requirements Planning, IT Capacity Planning
DEFINITION: In information technology, capacity planning is the science and art of estimating the space, computer hardware, software and connection infrastructure resources that will be needed over some future period of time. A typical capacity concern of many enterprises is whether resources will be in place to handle an increasing number of requests as the number of users or interactions increase. The aim  … 
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Use This TCO Tool to Discover The Real Cost of Flash Implementation
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Take this total cost of ownership quiz, and find out for yourself what you'll have to spend to get the scalable performance of an easy and agile storage system, including how much SSD will really cost you, as compared to other appliances.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

IBM

SSD: It's Not Just for Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads will benefit from SSD, and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash in your organization, as illustrated by George Crump.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

Think Your Business Can't Afford to Implement Flash? Maybe You Can't Afford NOT to
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Download this essential report to discover what SSD can offer your business—in terms of boosting applications and proven use cases—as well as 7 ways it can address you top IT concerns, tips on how to start your flash journey, a side-by-side comparison of SSD and HDD, and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

PPM for Streamlined Product Development: Video Demo
sponsored by Innotas by Planview
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about a portfolio management platform that helps streamline product development from ideation through launch. You'll discover key features that enhance pipeline prioritization, capacity planning, and resource management.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Premiered: 21 Apr 2017

Innotas by Planview

How Storage Is Catching Up with the DevOps Revolution
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this essential guide, discover why DevOps requirements are shifting how enterprises consume and deploy storage resources to a more-cloud focused approach. Download now to gain guidance on storage technologies most appropriate for Agile development, including VM-aware secondary storage, hyper-convergence, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Flash Storage Caching Boosts Application Performance—but Requires Balance
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Use this guide as a comprehensive resource for evaluating flash caching benefits, trade-offs, 3 main implementation models, and determine where to cache in order to leverage faster media and improve I/O performance.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

SQL Server SSD Technology Becoming a Solid Storage Choice
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to clue into exactly why SSD is emerging as a solid storage choice for SQL Server. Our experts highlight how SSD's embedded controller ensures the integrity of the data stored in the drive, and address your concerns centered on drive reliability and longevity.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Which Types of Flash Make the Most Sense for Virtualization?
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Which types of flash make the most sense for a virtualized environment? In this expert guide, George Crump evaluates the durability of three types of flash—single-level, multi-level, and triple-level cell. Read on to also delve into three flash form factors to consider when implementing it on virtual workloads.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Primary Flash Market Evolving to Next-Generation Architectures
sponsored by Pure Storage
ANALYST REPORT: Download this IDC report to examine the evolving primary flash array market, with an emphasis on what next-generation flash-driven enterprise storage architectures will look like. Discover why cloud-era flash arrays will have NVMe rather than SCSI technology at the heart of their designs, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

How Media Do Innovated Data Transmission for E-Book Content
sponsored by Dell EMC
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how, by adopting a new scale-out NAS storage platform, the e-publisher Media Do were able to provide a scalable platform for data growth, deliver a highly secure platform for copyright material, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Dell EMC

Software Innovator Transforms Land Records Management with Scale-out NAS
sponsored by Dell EMC
CASE STUDY: Read this resource to key into how public records management organization Fidlar not only resolved their SAN struggles, but also supported projected data growth of 3 terabytes per year, by moving their digital land records to scale-out NAS, enabling them to manage 6x more data without increasing staff.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Dell EMC

VM Optimization: Find the Balance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to optimize your VM environment. Inside, you will explore the 5 key areas of opportunity for capacity optimization to reach that ongoing balance your organization needs to right-size all of your VMs with the appropriate amount of CPU, memory and disk space.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

Quest

Overcoming the Top Four Challenges for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization has clear benefits, but no technology is without its problems. Access this report to learn about the four key challenges in any virtualized environment. You will understand why these challenges arise and how to solve them before they become problematic.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

Quest

3D-Nand Boosts Capacity to Push All-flash Data Center
sponsored by Avnet
EGUIDE: Because the demand for storage capacity is so insatiable, storage media suppliers have had to look for new ways to increase the capacity of their flash products. Discover how to do so here with 3D-Nand-powered SSD, achieving higher densities at a lower cost per bit.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Avnet

Solid-State Storage Device Buyers Want Performance
sponsored by Avnet
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to flesh out flash implementation, and discover why I/O performance lags, capacity concerns, and server virtualization are fueling SSD appliance adoption. Additionally, learn the top 3 apps storage admins indicate are in most need of flash.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Avnet

All-Flash Storage's Business-Critical Role in SAP Modernization
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Modernizing SAP—to improve agility and drive new revenue streams—doesn't mean ripping everything out and starting over. Download this paper to discover an all-flash appliance uniquely positioned to deliver the high reliability SAP environments need with elastic scalability, high performance for all I//O sizes, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Achieve an Enterprise-Grade Data Center for SAP Landscapes with Converged
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE: Download this resource to improve availability and performance of SAP and SAP HANA workloads with an all-flash converged infrastructure. Read on to achieve zero downtime when modernizing SAP infrastructure, app scaling without disruption, 50% faster SAP deployments, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017

Pure Storage

Introducing Dell EMC's Hyper-converged Infrastructure, VxRail
sponsored by Dell EMC
VIDEO: What if you could enable faster, better, and simpler delivery of virtual desktops, business-critical apps, and remote office infrastructure? Tune into this brief video to discover how one preconfigured, cost-effective, hyper-converged infrastructure is simplifying IT operations while lowering capital and operational costs.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Premiered: 03 Mar 2017

Dell EMC

Industry Highlight: Flash Storage System Speeds Financial Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Illustrated here is how one financial services company implemented an all-flash array to accelerate revenue-generating financial apps. Read on to learn how flash combats the relatively lengthy response times of disk drives, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

IBM

Build Capacity Ahead of Demand with Flexible Cloud Capacity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: Why choose between the economics of public cloud and reassurance of on premises IT? Tune in now to discover how to scale infrastructure instantly to expand capacity ahead of demand with a tool that combines the agility of the public cloud and the security and performance of on-premises IT.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 25 Mar 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Your First HCI Deployment: A Step-By-Step Guide
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deploy hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) on Virtual SAN, as this essential resource guides you step-by-step through the pre-, mid-, and post-deployment processes. Read on to discover how to custom-tailor performance based on individual VMs with 7-step deployment instruction.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

VMware

Provide Better Patient Outcomes with Accelerated and Affordable Storage
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
RESOURCE: The linchpin of clinical application performance lies in the storage that supports it, which may be lagging if you're still reliant on legacy infrastructure. Access this resource to learn how Citrix and Pure Storage provide flash storage for virtual desktop infrastructures to enable better patient care.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Why IT Is Slowly Embracing Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In this guide, you'll discover how to simplify IT orchestration and improve dynamic resource allocation with a combined composable infrastructure and OpenStack-based hybrid cloud platform. Read on to both meet expanding workload demands and improve access to on-premises IT resources.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Data Center Capacity Planning: Accounting for IoT, Considering Containers, and Combatting Unpredictability
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: This exclusive guide illustrates 5 key tips to help you tackle data center capacity planning. Read on to receive advice on how to prepare for IoT projects, use MIPS and MSU to measure mainframe capacity, and more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Dell Storage for HPC with Intel Enterprise Edition 2.3 for Lustre
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In high performance computing, the efficient delivery of data to and from compute nodes is often complicated to execute. Discover how to deliver the high performance and availability your HPC system craves by deploying a scale-out storage appliance complete with an open source parallel file system.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Dell EMC and Intel®
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CAPACITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  of the capacity planner is to plan so well that new capacity is added just in time to meet the anticipated need but not so early that resources go unused for a long period. The successful capacity planner is one that makes the trade-offs between the present and the future that overall prove to be the most cost-efficient. The capacity planner, using business plans and forecasts, tries to imagine what the future needs will be. Analytical modeling tools can help the planner get answers to "What if" scenarios so that a range of possibilities can be explored. The capacity planner is especially … 
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