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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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Virtual SAN with Hardware Encryption Meets SSD
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to realize the benefits of all-flash virtual SAN, including inline data deduplication and compression, data-at-rest security, and more. Learn how this brand of virtual SAN eases IT deployment and frees your teams to focus on building your bottom line.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Micron

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

Case Study: Salk Institute for Biological Studies Gains Reliable Access to All Collected Data
sponsored by Micron Technology
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to examine why the Salk Institute for Biological Studies invested in PCIe SSD to keep up with the speed of their research. Discover a flash array purpose-built to meet today's cloud computing demands, and which minimizes latency and provides consistently fast throughput.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Micron Technology

Building Storage Infrastructure for Speed and Performance
sponsored by Micron Technology
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to learn how Jensen Precast rebuilt their storage infrastructure with a flash storage array that brings data processing closer to the server, minimizing latency and providing consistently fast throughput. Discover which of your apps best benefits from flash now.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Micron Technology

Economics, Performance, and Agility Evaluation of One Converged System
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Discover the key attributes setting one converged infrastructure apart from other full stack IT systems, featuring all-flash FAS systems setting a new performance standard. Read on to gain the performance of flash at the price of disk by evaluating the economics of this infrastructure.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 25 Jan 2017

NetApp

News Flash: The Era of Legacy PCIe SSDs May Be Over
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Improving storage throughput and reducing app response times are two priorities topping every admin's mind. Download this resource to discover a nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) SSD that rivals high performing legacy PCIe, promising dramatic performance improvements and the path forward for new data center build outs.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

Micron

Flexible Capacity: The Path to Hybrid IT Success
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EBOOK: Having a hard time choosing between public cloud and on premises IT to handle your workload? What if you didn't have to choose? Access this e-book to learn how combining the public cloud and on premises IT helps you strike the proper balance and make the most of your enterprise's resources.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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

Build a Bridge to the 3rd Platform with Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can build a stronger, more resource-efficient bridge to the 3rd platform using composable infrastructure. Inside, discover the ins and outs of this new infrastructure approach, and determine how CIOs can leverage it to shift balance from the 2nd to 3rd platform.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Get the Facts About HPE Storage
sponsored by Prosys- HPE
RESOURCE: When an organization like yours seeks out a flash storage system, it is imperative you meet 3 characteristics in your search: high-performance, affordability, and data services. Find out in the following infographic how one vendor can deliver on each requirement with industry leading ability.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 13 Jan 2017

Prosys- HPE

16 Questions to Consider When Buying Flash Storage
sponsored by Prosys- HPE
WHITE PAPER: What questions should you really be asking to ensure you make the right flash buying decision down the road? Here are 16 questions to consider when buying flash storage. Download now to learn what it takes to make the right buying decision the first time around.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 13 Jan 2017

Prosys- HPE

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

Flash Insights and Revelations from 1,000 Storage Users
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
ANALYST REPORT: Here, uncover the true feelings behind flash deployments from 1000 different storage users, and unlock insight into making more informed decisions about your future storage deployments. Download now to uncover experiences of flash with regards to workloads like VDI, Oracle, Big Data, and much more.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Advanced Virtual And Cloud Management For Vmware Environments And Beyond
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In today's IT environment, it's not uncommon for enterprises to utilize multiple cloud services but their discord makes management difficult. In this white paper, see how you can cut costs and eliminate tool sprawl with a cloud management platform (CMP) that can manage all of your clouds under a single interface.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 08 Dec 2016

Red Hat

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

The Total Economic Impact of Pure Storage FlashArray Storage Solutions for VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
ANALYST REPORT: Download Forrester's Total Economic Impact study to examine the potential ROI that health IT customers may realize by deploying Pure Storage FlashArray storage solutions for VDI environments.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Meet the Flash Platform Transforming Customer Expectations of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download this IDC paper to assess the technical, financial, and business implications of implementing an all-flash storage offering that's shaking up the traditionally risky enterprise storage upgrade cycle with a system that is non-disruptive and requires no data migration.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

HPE StoreFabric SN8600B 32 Gb SAN Director
sponsored by HPE and Brocade
DATA SHEET: This resource discusses a SAN director that optimizes your storage network for flash storage and virtualized applications and is designed for large enterprise scalability.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

HPE and Brocade

HPE StoreFabric Gen 6 Fibre Channel Server and Storage Solution
sponsored by HPE and Brocade
ANALYST REPORT: This resource provides an evaluation of a fibre channel server and storage solution. It explains why datacenters are pairing their high-performance dual-socket servers with Fibre Channel solid-state (flash) storage systems, to improve storage performance.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

HPE and Brocade

Operations Management with Veeam and VMware vSphere
sponsored by Veeam Software
DATA SHEET: Discover a virtualization platform designed to remediate system issues, optimize infrastructure capacity, and maintain the availability requirements of today's always-on enterprises. Read on to also utilize fast and flexible recovery of virtualized apps and data, uniting VM backup and replication.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Veeam Software

Gala Leisure Ltd. Harnesses Cost-effective Storage to Optimize IT Resource Use
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Download this case study to discover how Gala Leisure cut storage support and operational costs in half by employing a low-latency flash appliance, which additionally resulted in a 98% reduction in required floor space, reduced the data center footprint, and offers rapid deployment and execution of critical business apps.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

IBM

How DNS Information Can Help Cut Millions from Your Infrastructure Costs
sponsored by Dyn
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains why DNS intelligence is the key to better network capacity planning and dynamic resourcing. Access now to begin planning to cut your infrastructure costs dramatically in the coming years.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

Dyn

Dell Storage for HPC with Intel Enterprise Edition 2.3 for Lustre
sponsored by Dell EMC and IntelĀ®
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 IntelĀ®

Formulate an Enterprise Storage Capacity Plan that Doesn't Bust Your Budget
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn how to formulate a storage capacity plan that won't bust the IT budget; here, you will also find guidance on how to reduce component complexity with the adoption of now-affordable SSDs, all-flash arrays, and storage as a service, so as to accommodate unstructured data growth.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

IBM
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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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