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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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Modernize IT to Unleash Productivity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to determine if a lack of networking and storage capabilities is holding you back, your best strategy for optimizing them, and how to ultimately put your organization ahead of the competition.
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Infographic: Redefining Networks for Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social and Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to learn ways you can prepare your network for the rapidly escalating volume, variety and velocity of traffic from multiple devices.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Top 10 Reasons to Optimize Data Center Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to find 10 key reasons to optimize how you map out connectivity, understand usage, track equipment, and plan and monitor change in your data center.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015


The NRL Achieves Performance and Capacity in their Storage Environment
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: Access this brief case study to see how one high-level sporting organization was able to easily and cost-effectively implement a flash storage platform for virtualized environments.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

Nimble Storage

Enterprise NAS: Vital Features and Purchase Considerations
sponsored by SI Systems
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, experts reveal the vital features that should be considered for NAS aside from speed and scalability, such as network bandwidth, hardware redundancy, and manageability. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

SI Systems

How to Consolidate Image Data from Multiple Systems
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a single platform can be implemented to consolidate image data from multiple systems and provide the ability to share that data between disparate healthcare enterprises or systems. Read on to see how this platform can provide your organization with many benefits that can ultimately improve your patients' healthcare.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

McKesson Corporation

How to Keep Private Cloud Costs in Check
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how to keep private cloud infrastructure costs in check by carefully mapping out your organization's hardware, capacity, storage and networking requirements.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Dell and Microsoft

Redefining Enterprise Storage Management with the Cloud
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Founder and Chief Scientist of DeepStorage Howard Marks analyzes current storage management capabilities in light of the emergence of flash storage, and leads a discussion with two customers about their experiences utilizing one storage management platform for automated support and predictive analytics.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: Apr 17, 2015

Nimble Storage

Case Study: How University of Glasgow Scaled its Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how one IDS infrastructure solution helped the IT professionals at the University of Glasgow upgrade their limited network for easier monitoring and increased protection.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Jun 2014


Get the Upper Hand on Virtual Machine Sprawl
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: As hypervisor features have become increasingly similar, the next vendor battleground will be management software. Microsoft and VMware have similar capabilities, and now they'll look to make their product stand out by touting their management tools and complimentary products.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015


SQL Diagnostic Manager – Download Your Complimentary Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of this 24/7 SQL performance monitoring, alerting and diagnostic tool – and access a free 14 day trial.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2014


Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: The new era of capacity management: The art of the possible
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read the following white paper to see how Capacity Management Analytics can allow for capacity planners, system administrators, data center executives, and others to track, measure, and forecast capacity, pinpoint issues, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014


sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: A data center's effectiveness can be bolstered with tools that properly assist in virtualization management and capacity planning.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015


Data Center Consolidation and Storage Trends
sponsored by VMTurbo
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores best practices for consolidating your data center architecture and examines the benefits of this process.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014


Rethinking Storage in an Always-On World: Big Data Puts the Spotlight on Hyperscale Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits and challenges of working with big data, the type of storage it needs and best practices for deploying the right storage technology for you.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Scale-Out Storage Ideal Solution for Unstructured Data Growth
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Find out why scale-out storage solutions are proving to be a popular alternative to traditional storage options.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat and HP

Improve Your IT Management Strategy to Increase Efficiency and Business Agility
sponsored by CA Technologies.
CASE STUDY: This case study tells how one organization was able to leverage the lastest infrastrucutre monitoring solutions and how it helped them mitigate the challenges associated with tight budgets and increasing demands.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

CA Technologies.

Analyst report: The Optimal Path to the Private Cloud
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a complete list of cloud computing benefits, as well as the best ways to move toward private cloud.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013


Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Dell Software

Capabilities of leading RAID storage system may surprise you
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: SUSE needed a new storage infrastructure to accommodate over 80TB of data to host its core SUSE Linux Enterprise internal development environment. This case study illustrates how SUSE utilized one storage solution to address these issues and, in turn, reaped the many benefits.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

Case Study - Psomas
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study discusses how a consulting engineering firm utilized a network optimization solution to enable their employees to share work and leverage resources wherever they happen to be.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Next-generation storage for big data archives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents a new generation of storage that incorporates the strengths of object storage while maintaining operational and functional flexibility.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Quantum Corporation

Optimize Data Center Virtualization And Maintain Costs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide covers how to optimize your data center while maintaining costs through virtualizing your data center.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

CA Technologies.

Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

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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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