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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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PlateSpin Recon: Virtual Capacity Management and Consolidation Planning
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn about a new unique workload profiling tool that takes the guess work out of identifying underutilized physical servers and virtual hosts. Learn how to leverage this tool for improved use and longer life of your current hardware.
Posted: 28 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 28, 2009

Novell, Inc.

Reclaim Wasted Capacity
sponsored by Northern Parklife
VIDEO: This four-part webcast demonstrates the necessity for a proper storage management solution, such as Northern Storage Suite, in an organization's storage infrastructure. They'll review how NSS can reclaim wasted capacity, control user behavior, getting your end-users on-board with saving capacity and how to properly plan for future storage needs.
Posted: 03 Aug 2009 | Premiered: 03 Aug 2009

Northern Parklife

Using Virtualization and Digital Control Technologies to Increase Data Center Operating Efficiency
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how real-time, historical and predictive information - combined with server virtualization, a service-oriented architecture and digital power and operating system controls - can optimize operating efficiencies and reduce costs by 20-30% or more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Get More! From Your Data Center: Rely on Liebert for System Availability and Integrity
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Emerson Network Power and its Liebert power and cooling technologies can help you protect your applications downtime despite power outages or security threats through this step-by-step guide.
Posted: 07 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

American Eagle FCU Case Study
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
CASE STUDY: Learn how Emerson Network Power and its Liebert power and cooling technologies helped American Eagle Federal Credit Union achieve higher availability of data and IT services and improved energy efficiency.
Posted: 07 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

6 Proven Tools for Project Success
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides six tools to help increase the value of a PPM solution which include: workflow scheduling, tracking, process improvement analysis, demand management and business intelligence.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 18 Jun 2009

AtTask

Seven Requirements for Balancing Control and Agility in the Virtual Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unparalleled agility is the promise of virtualization. But managing change, staying compliant, and preventing virtual sprawl are just a few of the challenges you could face before you reap the rewards. VMware joined us recently to co-author 7 must-read tips for striking the perfect balance in your virtual environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Tackle the Challenges of Virtualization Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization adds a whole new level of complexity to the IT infrastructure, introducing new challenges in every step of the process - from planning to configuration and management. Read how effective service management can help tackle the challenges of virtualization in this white paper from BMC Software.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

De-Mystifying VMware Storage Consumption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Quest's technical brief discusses how Quest's Storage Horizon® makes storage in VMware environments more efficient and cost effective. Read it today.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Dell Software

Be SURE About Storage Capacity Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this Quest white paper you'll learn how you can become proactive - not reactive - when managing your storage capacity. Learn best practices to maximize your existing resources, and how doing keeps your budget under control. Read the paper white today.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Dell Software

Software Testing eZine Vol.2 - Testing Strategies for Complex Environments: Agile, SOA
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EZINE: In this issue of SearchSoftwareQuality.com's Software Testing eZine, we'll discuss a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) as a new testing environment as well as an Agile software development (ASD) methodology.
Posted: 06 May 2009 | Published: 06 May 2009

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 10
sponsored by Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 10
EZINE: Renewed interest in data centers is presenting a unique challenge to IT professionals who must do more with less. Read in this latest issue how to use server virtualization to boost utilization while saving money.
Posted: 06 May 2009 | Published: 06 May 2009


E-Guide: A Guide to Managing Data Center Power Outages and Consumption
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
EDITORIAL RESOURCE GUIDE: In this expert E-Guide, you will discover best practices for managing data center power usage, how to prevent power outages and learn how to ensure your data center has enough power to operate at optimal capacity. It'll also discuss 5 essential steps for reducing data center power consumtion.
Posted: 30 Apr 2009 | Published: 30 Apr 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Integrated Infrastructure and Performance Management for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises, government agencies and service providers are increasingly employing virtualized environments to decrease costs, consolidate data center space and reduce environmental impacts. This paper describes a comprehensive set of CA tools for managing virtual environments.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

CA Technologies.

Presentation Transcript: Pros and cons of Various Approaches to Deduplication
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: First, target and source deduplication are defined and explained in this segment. Then, Curtis discusses the pros and cons of each, how each fits into different types of environments, and how each approach is typically being used today.
Posted: 07 Apr 2009 | Published: 07 Apr 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Reducing Storage Growth and Costs: A Comprehensive Approach to Storage Optimization
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the details of this storage optimization plan, which identifies opportunities that can reduce Intel's storage capacity requirements by 27 percent over the next five years while maintaining storage costs and delivering significant return on investment.
Posted: 02 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Stop Wasting Storage: Reclaim Capacity, Reduce Growth Rate and Maximize Return on Hardware Investment (Presentation Transcript)
sponsored by Northern Parklife
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript highlights a solution that helps eliminate wasteful data and creates a more efficient storage infrastructure by reclaiming crucial storage space.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife

eBook: The Data Center Of The Future
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EBOOK: Enterprise CIOs are adopting green IT and other new technologies to improve data center efficiencies. In this ebook learn more about how IT organizations are using green IT, virtualization, storage capacity planning and even cloud computing to realize energy savings and lower hardware and power costs in the data center.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell Compellent

Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 7
sponsored by Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 7
EZINE: Cloud computing has loads of potential for data centers -- the ability to pool resources, charge customers based on actual usage and tap into extra external capacity when needed.
Posted: 15 Feb 2009 | Published: 14 Feb 2009


Data Center Projects: System Planning
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: The planning sequence described in this paper covers the design of the data center's physical infrastructure layer, whose job it is to house, power, cool, and protect the data center's computing and network functions.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Email Archiving: To SaaS or Not to Saas?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the overall benefits and drawbacks of SaaS solutions, outlining the type of situations that are best suited for this kind of implementation.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Proofpoint, Inc.

ExaGrid: A Scalable Approach to Disk-based Backup
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Looking for a new disk-based backup solution? Download this Taneja Group white paper to learn some key criteria to consider when evaluating disk-based data protection vendors and how one company matches up against these criteria.
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Oct 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

The Future Carrier Network: Adopting New Outsourcing Business Models
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper is meant to help operators embrace a new strategy for differentiating and competing successfully in a market characterized by flux.
Posted: 17 Nov 2008 | Published: 17 Nov 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

VKernel Case Study: HOVENSA
sponsored by VKernel
CASE STUDY: Using the VKernel Capacity Bottleneck Analyzer, HOVENSA is able to continuously monitor shared CPU, memory, and storage usage to properly allocate the required resources among all of its deployed virtual machines.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

VKernel

Achieving Profitable Growth through Exceptional Customer Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, Datamonitor focuses on nine key steps that can - and should - be taken by CSPs to improve standards by delivering outstanding service and achieving various objectives.
Posted: 07 Nov 2008 | Published: 07 Nov 2008

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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