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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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Where The University of Melbourne Turned to When their SAN Storage Reached Capacity
sponsored by Pure Storage
CASE STUDY: Click into this case study to learn how Melbourne University replaced their old SAN storage system with a new array that expanded their capacity, reduced latency to less than a millisecond, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Pure Storage

Accelerating Array Networks with Flash Systems
sponsored by Reduxio
CASE STUDY: Click into this case study to learn how this North American network provider improved capacity, reduced latency, allowed them to speed up database performance, and more by adopting this flash offering.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Jun 2017

Reduxio

Object Storage Architecture: Mitigating Complexity, Capacity, and Archival Concerns
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert resource serves as your full guide to object storage implementation, with cloud workload, sync-and-share, API-accessible storage, and more use cases examined. Download now to gain full access, learning how object storage maintains the unstructured data deluge, and view an object vs. file vs. block storage bake off.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

SanDisk Corporation

Return on Infrastructure: SSDs and SEDs Reap the "New ROI" with Superior Security
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to use storage hardware-level encryption to improve data backup and security, in the form of SSDs and self-encrypting drives (SEDs), by downloading this resource. Read on to compare these drives to traditional HDD and software-based solutions in the areas of data security, EOL management, and DR.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Micron

An Overview of A New Style of Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by Qumulo
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a new scale-out storage system designed to offer raw capacity at scale, as well as provide up-to-the-minute analysis, leverage both SSDs and HDDs, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Qumulo

Capacity Management In The Modern Data Center
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Capacity management isn't anything new, but the way we approach it is constantly evolving. Virtualization is bringing on the next evolutionary step. Access this white paper to learn about capacity management in the modern data center and how a real-time control system solves this issue when traditional capacity management can't.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Turbonomic

Taming Unstructured Data: The New Generation of Storage
sponsored by Dell EMC
VIDEO: In this video, learn about a new generation of storage that's taking back data management.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Premiered: 25 May 2017

Dell EMC

6 Ways Cloud Storage can Deliver Openstack Benefits
sponsored by Datera
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a storage system designed to work hand-in-hand with your OpenStack environment. Click inside and discover 6 ways this system can improve your cloud storage, OpenStack capabilities, and more.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 22 May 2017

Datera

The Scalability Race: Object Storage Vs. Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by Datera
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, learn why the scale-out software-defined storage systems are edging-out traditional systems, and explore how scale-out NAS is evolving to compete with newer SDS object storage platforms, and evaluate which one may be right for your business.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 18 May 2017

Datera

How True Scale-Out Flash Storage Works
sponsored by NetApp
DATA SHEET: Today's data centers need to provide performance and capacity without compromising either. Click inside to learn about this storage system designed to scale-out and provide you with the best way to balance these two.
Posted: 16 May 2017 | Published: 16 May 2017

NetApp

How Always-On Global Data Efficiencies Maximize System Capacity Without Performance vs. Capacity Trade-Offs
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a system that may be able to solve the capacity-performance dilemma. By combining strong SSD performance with a multi-layer compression and data deduplication technique, you'll be able to make flash scalability an economic reality.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

NetApp

A Service Provider's Perspective: Scale-Up vs. Scale-Out
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how adopting a scale-up storage system can solve the problem of scale-out workloads. Click inside to discover why successful scale-out storage isn't automatic, the key capabilities of a scale-out storage array, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

NetApp

How The EPFL was Able to Backup 50 Years of Jazz Music Archives
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a Swedish research institute was able to backup more than 15,000 hours of content
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

SanDisk Corporation

Data-Aware, Scale-Out NAS for Splunk Environments
sponsored by Qumulo
RESOURCE: Splunk uses terabytes of data to provide analytics and deep analysis, but storing all that information can be a challenge. Click inside to learn the benefits of applying scale-out NAS to your Splunk environment.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Qumulo

Vaisala Adopted Modern Scale-Out Storage to Handle Growing Data Volumes
sponsored by Qumulo
CASE STUDY: Learn how the environmental research firm Vaisala were able to speed performance to handle the growing volume and velocity of data they were using by adopting a data-aware-scale-out NAS system in this case study.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Qumulo

MSG Networks, Inc. Achieves MVP Performance Thanks to the Versatility and Flexibility of NAS Scale-Out Storage
sponsored by Qumulo
CASE STUDY: Moving into the digital realm meant MSG Networks Inc. needed to find a new, scalable storage system. In this case study, learn how they were able to do that by adopting a scale-out NAS system.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

Qumulo

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
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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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