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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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Planning Your Virtualization Capacity
sponsored by StrataCloud
EGUIDE: This expert guide provides you with resources that will help you perfect the art of virtual server capacity planning.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

StrataCloud

Managing and Protecting Big Data
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this video, you'll learn how IBM combats the problem of storage complexity for its physical and virtual environments. Tune in to find out how you can lower the cost of storage management and protect your valuable corporate data.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 17 Apr 2015

IBM

CERN Tackles Big Data Storage
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video takes an inside look into how CERN manages its ever-expanding pool of information. Make sure to tune in to learn how CERN is able to collect more than a gigabyte of data per second, and still keep the performance of the largest and most powerful particle accelerator operating at an optimal level.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 10 Oct 2014

IBM

What you need to know about virtual server capacity planning
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
EGUIDE: In this E-guide, learn everything you need to know about virtual server capacity planning; from evaluating your server, to establishing a capacity plan and even the dangers of poor capacity planning.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

Inside the capacity management process
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide pinpoints the economics of the capacity management process, how to interpret capacity management metrics, and the four resource bottlenecks to consider in the capacity management process.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

Platform displays performance and capacity of all your VMs
sponsored by Tintri
VIDEO: This video details a platform that displays not only the total capacity and performance of all VMs in your organization, but also the capacity and performance of each individual VM. Download now to watch a storage professional put this platform to the test and find out how your organization can benefit from this platform.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2015

Tintri

IT Service Optimization Maturity Assessment
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
RESOURCE: Access this maturity assessment and find out where your IT organization ranks on the maturity scale. Receive immediate results and tips for moving to the next level.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

Neuralytix report: When is Your Storage Problem not a Storage Problem?
sponsored by Symantec | Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why your organization needs to invest in Information Governance technologies. Don't overinvest in unnecessary storage capacity.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2015

Symantec | Veritas

Ten Signs You Need to Optimize Capacity Planning
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: Data center capacity issues—either too much or too little—can impact your business in a variety of ways. This paper lists the ten signs that indicate capacity planning is a problem and introduces you to the solution.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Emerson

Navigating Virtualization and Cloud Management
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a resource that provides management of virtualization and cloud infrastructures through the ease of a single console.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

4 Principles for Reducing Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to quantify storage infrastructure costs and identify how they can be reduced. Read on discover how you can identify clear metrics and provide a full analysis of the payback and cost reducing initiatives that can benefit your entire company.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

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

Gigamon

10 tips to implement Operations Management into VMware vSphere
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource highlights 10 tips – from installation to best practices – to help ensure a successful implementation of a management tool in your vSphere environment.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

7 Essential Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 7 reasons every MSP—and every SMB—should embrace the hybrid cloud for data protection.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Datto, Inc.

Get a closer look into your virtual machine environment with vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware
DATA SHEET: Inside this informative resource, learn about a technology that gives you real-time dashboard visibility into VM health, efficiency, and risk. Find out how this platform allows you to monitor virtual machine environments, spot VM performance and capacity problems quicker, and keep IT service levels high.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

The next evolution of virtualization: vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource gives you an exclusive look at a server virtualization platform with an operations management tool that helps to give you complete visibility into your virtual machine performance.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

IT Visibility Vital for Optimized System Performance
sponsored by VMware
CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, find out how one organization implemented a single VMware server virtualization platform with a management tool to provide the stable and reliable virtualization architecture they were looking for.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

VMware

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

Idera

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

EMC

VIRTUALIZATION REACHES BEYOND THE HYPERVISOR
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

SearchServerVirtualization

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

SearchServerVirtualization

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

VMTurbo

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.
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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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