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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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Intelligent Data Management with Symantec's Enterprise Vault 9.0 & Dell's DX Object Based Storage - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this presentation transcript to learn about an archiving solution that allows businesses to efficiently manage the increasing costs associated with storage growth, compliance and litigation.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Symantec Corporation

Channel Strategies E-Zine - September 2010/ No.3
sponsored by SearchITChannel.com
EZINE: Learn what's needed to strike the right balance of project work versus managed services sales. Also in this issue, find out how the absence of single-instance storage in Exchange 2010 can affect customers' migration plans, and examine why VDI is becoming one of the more popular technologies to replace traditional client-server computing.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

SearchITChannel.com

Presentation Transcript: Optimizing Data Protection using Deduplication for Dell|EMC Unified Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Dell and EMC Data Domain discuss the latest deduplication technologies, deployment options, potential benefits and more in terms of choosing a dedupe technology perfect for your business needs.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Automated SAN Storage Tiering: Four Use Cases
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this presentation transcript to learn how SAN tiering can improve both performance and efficiency and how Dell's PS Series' intelligent, virtualized storage technologies can help simplify tiering design, implementation and management.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Leveraging Virtualization and Deduplication to Reduce Data Management Costs
sponsored by F5 Networks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Join Senior Analyst from ESG, Terri McClure as she discusses why data storage is a top priority when it comes to optimizing the IT environment and how a combination of file virtualization and deduplication storage can address the financial and operational challenges created by data growth.
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

F5 Networks

Automated SAN Storage Tiering: Four Use Cases
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Check out this webcast to learn how SAN tiering can improve both performance and efficiency and how Dell's PS Series' intelligent, virtualized storage technologies can help simplify tiering design, implementation and management.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2010

Dell, Inc.

Data Deduplication FAQ
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
PODCAST: Join Founder and Lead Analyst of DCIG, Jerome Wendt as he answers the most common data deduplication questions he’s hearing today – including the technology’s  benefits, dedupe products to watch out for, target dedupe on a virtual tape library and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2010

Quantum Corporation

A Candid Examination of Data Deduplication
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: This DCIG analyst report will provide a detailed look at the benefits, primary role and implementation methods of data deduplication.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2009

Symantec Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Understanding Dedupe
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript, brought to you by SearchStorage.com, to develop a better understanding of data deduplication from one of the world’s leading experts on deduplication – W. Curtis Preston.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Symantec Corporation

Revolutionizing Application Performance Through Optimized Disk I/O
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines a new approach to improving application performance, which is capable of delivering millions of IOPS and tens of GB/s throughput and allows capacity and performance to scale independently. Read on to learn about this cost effective, easy to use approach to dramatically improving application performance.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Kaminario

Data Center Service Management: A New Imperative for Managing Today's Data Centers
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: To appropriately apply the principles of DCSM, a comprehensive enterprise solution must be able to provide significant levels of control over the infrastructure. Aperture VISTA® is the only enterprise-wide solution to be able to deliver all aspects of DCSM with a multidimensional perspective.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

Emerson Network Power

Reducing Storage Complexity with Sun Unified Storage
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 26 Jul 2010

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Quantum DXi Deduplication Appliance Makes Backup and Recovery an Easy Case
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
CASE STUDY: When Baker & McKenzie’s tape-based data protection strategy reached its limits, they decided to switch to a centralized backup solution with a DXi deduplication appliance as the foundation. Read this case study to learn why Baker & McKenzie decided to go with Quantum’s solution to handle their backup and recovery needs.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 23 Jul 2010

Quantum Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Storage - The Missing Piece to Your Virtualization Puzzle
sponsored by PC Connection
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Virtual server sprawl can lead to a complex storage environment, and an increasing the utilization of your servers will demand more from your infrastructure. You need to optimize performance of your virtual environment with the right storage solution.
Posted: 24 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

PC Connection

The different dedupe offerings
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
VIDEOCAST: Check out this interactive classroom for a storage refresher course on the topic of deduplicaiton and gain insight on how you can better leverage this technology to benefit the overall success of your businesses.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2010

Quantum Corporation

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 23: Backup Strategies for Virtual Servers
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: With the number of virtual machines increasing in the data center, backing up servers today has become much more than just copying data files. Take a look at how virtualization technologies have changed traditional backup strategies and examine some of the approaches that protect against issues like accidental file loss and server crashes.
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

SearchDataCenter.com

Performance and Scale in Cloud Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance causes companies to lose customers, reduce employee productivity, and reduce bottom line revenue. Read this whitepaper to learn why scalability is the best solution to increasing and maintaining application performance in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Joyent

Quantum Interactive Classroom: Dedupe for Backup
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This interactive classroom features exclusive expert content designed to get IT administrators up to speed on deduplication. The classroom includes a video that explores the different types of deduplication and how these technologies help IT pros optimize and enhance already existing storage infrastructures. 
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Premiered: 25 May 2010

Quantum Corporation

ArchiveOne Content Archiving Solution
sponsored by C2C Systems
PRODUCT REVIEW: Check out C. Keiper's review of the C2C ArchiveOne complete data archiving solution. This review will not only introduce you to this robust solution, but will also break down the ArchiveOne's competitive advantages and weaknesses as well as the different product offerings and packages offered by C2C.
Posted: 24 May 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

C2C Systems

Managing Network Bandwidth to Maximize Network Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to leverage best practices to monitor, baseline, and manage the network bandwidth and performance. It also highlights how to identify and eliminate issues such as unwanted traffic, unwanted protocols, and network problems with factory default switch configurations.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Fluke Networks

Reversing the Requirement for Storage Growth — IBM Consolidates and Simplifies Tier-2 Storage
sponsored by IBM
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: IBM recognizes the need to not only consolidate data center storage, but also to reduce the amount of array capacity required to store multiple copies of business-critical information. Read this article for information on how data center storage issues can be addressed using innovations such as data deduplication.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

IBM

Case Study: Consolidated Communications
sponsored by Akorri
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to find out how Microsoft recommended the use of Akorri’s BalancePoint virtual infrastructure management software for daily performance baselining that provides before and after virtualization comparisons of all infrastructure to maximize resource optimization, load balancing, and capacity planning and growth.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

Akorri

Presentation Transcript: Optimize your Data Protection Strategy without Impacting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc. and Symantec
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Improving data backup and recovery can impact a company’s budget.  Do you want to gain tips to improve your backup systems without impacting your bottom line?  View this whitepaper to learn about improving reliability of backups and restores and reducing backup storage capacity requirements by up to 95%.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 15 Feb 2010

ExaGrid Systems, Inc. and Symantec

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 19: Meeting the Challenges of Virtual System Management
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: Tracking and identifying virtual machines on physical hosts or sorting out the source of I/O bottlenecks requires administrators to do a lot of investigative work. Software management tools can help, but well developed business processes are also important. Learn some tips and tricks to make managing virtual environments a little bit easier.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2010

SearchDataCenter.com

Streamlining Storage Management With Virtualization-Aware EMC Navisphere Manager On Dell/EMC CX4 Arrays
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WHITE PAPER: By providing automatic end-to-end mapping of virtual machines to the physical servers and storage supporting them, virtualization-aware EMC Navisphere Manager software on Dell/EMC CX4 Series storage arrays helps dramatically increase resource efficiency and simplify storage administration tasks such as problem diagnosis and change management.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Dell | EMC
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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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