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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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Top Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon for VCE Vblock and Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a list of the top five reasons to choose scale-out NAS storage for VCE VBlock Systems and converged infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

EMC Isilon

Norman Oklahoma Police Department - Oklahoma police force fights crime with EMC Isilon and MediaSolv Evidence Management
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a scale-out storage solution chosen by the Norman Police Department in Oklahoma to handle a massive increase in video data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

EMC Isilon

An Introduction to the Isilon Scale-Out Data Leak
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an introduction to a scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) data lake. The data lake provides a simple, scalable, and efficient platform to store, protect, and manage unstructured data. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC Isilon

TriTech Software Systems Chooses Nexenta to Pool Storage and Lower Their Costs
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: In order to improve its storage system, expand data capacity, and provide more flexibility for VMs without spending too much, TriTech implemented a software-defined storage solution.Access this whitepaper to find out which solution TriTech selected and what benefits it provides.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Nexenta

EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for an overview of flash technologies and flash storage strategies.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC

Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualized, & Flash Optimized
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will discover how IBMs Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective, and optimized. Find out how IBMs family of solutions can help IT organizations be more efficient by doing more with fewer resources.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Case Study: Backup with data deduplication technology and rapid restore
sponsored by Fujitsu and NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to find out what solution the Statistical Office deployed that offers data deduplication technology. Find out how they considerably reduced the necessary storage capacities for data storage and enabled rapid data storage and restore with speeds of up to 3.6 TB/h.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Fujitsu and NetApp

Rest easy with HP StoreOnce and the Get Protected Guarantee free backup assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
PRODUCT NEWS: Assess your backup program now and gain achievable deduplication rates.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

What’s so great about StoreOnce federated deduplication?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
RESOURCE: This resource explores the benefits of federated deduplication, a new approach that can be deployed across the entire storage infrastructure to enable movement of data across various systems without rehydrating the data.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Power/Density Paradox: The Result of High Density Without Power Efficiency
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a solution to the power/density paradox risk that combines energy savings with high density and reduces both floor spaces and costs.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Imation Corp.

The Major Differences Between Scale-up and Scale-out Storage
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
VIDEO: In this video, storage consultant and senior strategist Randy Kerns differentiates between scale-up and scale-out storage, focusing on how scale-out options like NAS can help organizations increase capacity while simultaneously scaling for performance.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 14 Aug 2014

SearchStorage.com

Toigo on Tiered Storage
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: In this tip, Storage Expert John Toigo discusses how organizations can implement a tiered storage model, and how it can help manage storage capacity demand and lead to a more efficient data center.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

SearchStorage.com

Evaluator Group - Scale Performance Consistently, Even as Capacity Increases
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you an overview of the HP StoreAll system, a high-end, scale-out system designed to help you scale to 16PB across multiple nodes and support up to 4 trillion objects.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How to Optimise Existing Network Capacity and Make a Case for More Bandwidth
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides five principles for effective capacity planning, discusses the limitations of traditional approaches to capacity planning, and proposes burst utilization as a solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Fluke Networks

Essential Elements of a Server SAN Solution for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a simple approach to storage and gives a description of a solution that provides a server SAN solution for virtualized environments.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

Maxta

SQL Diagnostic Manager – Download a Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of a 24/7 SQL performance monitoring, alerting and diagnostic tool – and gain access to a free 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

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.

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.
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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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