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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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Forrester: Datacentre Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: John Rakowski, advisor and analyst at Forrester, offers five tips on optimising and managing company datacentres.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

E-Brief: Capacity Planning for Virtualized Infrastructure
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBRIEF: Explore current trends and tools for capacity planning in this expert e-brief. Discover how you can maximize server space and overcome top challenges of capacity planning to increase server utilization and ROI these tips from virtualization pro David Davis.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Analytics Required to Successfully Manage Performance and Capacity in Cloud Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Discover how proactive and automated workload management can help you maximize virtualization ROI and deliver truly optimized workload performance. Read on to discover what most virtual management tools are lacking and how you can gain the analytical abilities you need.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

VMTurbo

IT Handbook: Planning a Server Refresh
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Server buyers should consider the implications of vendor roadmaps and consolidation and look to capacity planning and objective tools when updating data center hardware. In this IT handbook you will learn the importance of a server roadmap, factors to consider in server selection, tips on server consolidation and capacity planning, and much more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2012 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, the use of colocation and services is increasing dramatically, yet there are many differences between colocation providers which IT pros should be aware of. Access this resource to discover 7 things you should look for when selecting a colocation provider
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

SAVVIS

Pay-As-You-Grow: investment protection and elasticity for your network
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: How do you keep up with increases in user demand without adding costly new hardware? Utilize Citrix NetScaler Pay-As-You-Grow to deliver 5x capacity on-demand without adding any additional hardware. Get investment protection and elasticity for your network.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Citrix

Optimizing Datacenter and Cloud Performance: The TeamQuest Approach
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is becoming more common across organizations, but what are effective ways to help maximize what this application has to offer? Check out this IDC survey and learn how utilizing capacity management while moving to the cloud can help optimize your IT infrastructure to better meet business needs.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

E-Guide: Recovering from IT disaster: What’s really causing your outage?
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Most IT disasters have nothing to do with the hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods that can wipe out a facility. In fact, studies show that hardware failure is the number one reason for DR declarations.  This e-guide describes common DR misconceptions and consequences, and provides backup and testing suggestions for optimal recovery.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Dell Compellent

E-Guide: Tips for thin provisioning storage in a health care setting
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: As health care IT seeks to find ways to cut costs everywhere, it will be forced to aggressively adopt primary storage optimization technologies such as thin provisioning. Learn more inside this exclusive e-guide.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Successfully Navigate the Virtualization Path
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript, brought to you by our editors, offers advice to help you successfully navigate the virtualization path. Hear how one company decided on a virtualization strategy and put the appropriate measures in place to effectively manage its virtual environment
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Intel® Cloud Builders Guide: Data Center Energy Management with Dell and Joulex
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: With cloud computing rapidly evolving, energy management is a key factor IT professionals must address when planning and provisioning their cloud data center strategies to reduce energy costs. Access this white paper to review an open data center roadmap that addresses your key IT concerns for more secure, efficient, and simple cloud architectures.
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

Intel

Getting Started: A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many IT departments have chosen to throw hardware at performance and capacity problems. In the past, that approach has worked, however times and management challenges have changed; demanding a different approach – capacity management. This guide is designed to help those IT leaders who are now looking to assemble a capacity management approach.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Let the Bridge Fall - As Long as It Falls on Time
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Different managers have different philosophies for project planning and scheduling, especially when it comes to meeting deadlines. But what if there was a way to improve risk management in relation to corporate projects? Learn how capacity planning provides the foresight necessary to complete projects on time and boost customer satisfaction.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Introducing a Capacity Management Maturity Model
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As greater demands are placed on IT for efficiency and productivity, it is becoming more important for IT organizations to adopt more sophisticated business process management methods. Learn about a capacity management approach that allows IT to plan for improved services.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Capacity Management Is Crucial in Virtualized Environments: Without the Right Tools, IT Service Optimization Is Tricky
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization offers a more flexible solution where resources can be redistributed in accordance with shifting demands. However, virtualization resources add a new abstraction layer to the infrastructure stack, which can complicate IT service optimization. Read on to learn best practices for optimizing IT services in complex virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

The Key To Cloud And Virtual Computing: Managing And Planning Capacity In 2011 And Beyond
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The flexibility and cost alternatives provided by virtualization, cloud computing and SaaS present organizations with a choice of platforms to run applications or a business service. These computing models highlight the need for a better capacity management process. Learn about effectively managing capacity for improvements in business services.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Capacity Management Maturity Assessment
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Take this capacity management maturity assessment in order to better understand how your company handles performance goals, business forecasting and business process management. Gain advice based on your answers to the assessment questions that will help move your company to higher levels of maturity.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Optimizing Power Consumption and Data Center Efficiency
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get advice on how to enhance efficiency in your data center and take a closer look at what needs to be done in the system, platform, and facilities level of your enterprise.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Intel

Intel Cloud Builders Guide: Scale out Storage with EMC Atmos
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: With the emergence of cloud computing, businesses are looking to increase their storage capacity to support the increase in digital content . Access this white paper to learn how about scale-out-storage initiatives that will benefit your business.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

Intel

Implementing Cloud Storage Metrics to Improve Efficiency
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: When moving to the cloud, storage metrics can significantly help to improve efficiency and capacity management, optimizing your SAN environment. Access this white paper to learn how these metrics can help you effectively manage your computing and traditional environments.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Intel

Minnesota Wild Names Dell Compellent SAN "Most Valuable Player"
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: The Minnesota Wild’s six-month old iSCSI storage solution could no longer keep up with the growing data needs of concession vendors. Read this white paper to learn how the Wild successfully implemented Fluid Data technology to solve the problem.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Dell Compellent

Confidently maximize virtual investments with Integrated Service Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

How To Align Corporate Strategy with Project Execution
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: The biggest challenge for IT leaders today is making sure that projects are aligned with the strategic and financial goals of their organizations. Learn why implementing a project and portfolio management (PPM) approach could help simplify your objectives. Gain insight on PPM topics such as allocating resources, capacity planning and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

AtTask

Maximizing your enterprise data storage capacity: Improve efficiency and utilization
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This tutorial from SearchStorage.com explores different backup tools that can improve the efficiency and utilization of your IT infrastructure by getting the most out of your storage capacity. Backup methods discussed in this tutorial include SRM tools, tiered storage models, classification and migration tools, thin provisioning and more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Dell Compellent

Effective Storage Management and Data Protection for Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM reduces the complexity of managing cloud environments by offering a complete portfolio of automated solutions for managing data and storage infrastructure, enabling better efficiency for business resiliency, and helping to reduce costs and improve security.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

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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