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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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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

Minimize LAN Switch Tiers to Reduce Cost and Increase Efficiency
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Established LAN design practices were created for an environment of limited switch performance. Today's high-capacity switches allow new design approaches, thus reducing cost and complexity in campus and data center LANs. Read this Gartner report to learn about maximizing LAN performance by minimizing LAN switch Tiers.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Virtualization 101 - Part 2 Moving From Test to Production
sponsored by Dell and VMware
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript offers recommendations for moving your virtualization project from the testing phase to production. Learn how to plan virtualization design to ensure a smooth transition to production rollout. Discover ways to align your implementation with best practices and determine which next steps to take to prepare for production.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Dell and VMware

IT Survey Results: Mainframe Is an Engine of Business Growth and a Reason for Optimism
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than 1500 z/Journal readers and BMC Software customers worldwide recently shared their top priorities for IT in 2010. The survey results might surprise you. Get the full report.
Posted: 14 Jan 2010 | Published: 14 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: How to Ensure a Healthy Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this transcript to learn the importance of effective virtual server management in your data center. Learn how virtualization health checks and consolidation planning can enable your organization to proactively predict when to improve capacity and resource utilization while minimizing contention.
Posted: 12 Jan 2010 | Published: 12 Jan 2010

Novell, Inc.

SharePoint E-zine - Volume 17: Kicking the Tires on SharePoint 2010
sponsored by SearchWinIT
EZINE: Microsoft made some big improvements in SharePoint 2010, but a few problems remain that still annoy SharePoint administrators. In this month's issue, find out what's good and what's not so good in the newest version of SharePoint. Also in this issue, get started on SharePoint capacity planning, and learn how to automate SharePoint governance.
Posted: 17 Dec 2009 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

SearchWinIT

Presentation Transcript: Future-Proofing Your HP Business Critical Infrastructure
sponsored by Forsythe
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, get a firsthand look into a virtual platform that is designed to meet your current and future IT demands. Learn how to right-size system capacity and improve workload scalability. Discover industry best practices to increase agility of applications and systems.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

Forsythe

Presentation Transcript: The Secret to Maximizing Virtualization ROI in the Dynamic Data Center
sponsored by Akorri
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript details an approach to optimize your virtualized infrastructure performance. Learn how to leverage key performance indicators and cross-domain analytics to plan for future capacity demands and improve service levels. Discover the secret to managing your VMware infrastructure performance for optimal resource utilization.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 18 Nov 2009

Akorri

The Raw Truth about Storage Capacity
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines several factors that limit the capacity of your data storage system and how they contribute to the true cost of storage.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Nov 2009

Xiotech Corporation

Seeding the Clouds: Key Infrastructure Elements of Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes a high-level cloud computing infrastructure services framework and the underlying technology enablers, such as virtualization, automation, self-service portal, monitoring and capacity planning. It also discusses examples of, and the value propositions for, certain data centers that have been built in this manner to date.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

IBM

Future Proofing your HP Business Critical Infrastructure
sponsored by Forsythe
WEBCAST: In this webcast, get a firsthand look into a virtual platform that is designed to meet your current and future IT demands. Learn how to right-size system capacity and improve workload scalability. Discover industry best practices to increase agility of applications and systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Oct 19, 2009

Forsythe

Breaking the Scalability Barrier with Infinite Cache
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Infinite Cache™ from EnterpriseDB revolutionizes distributed cache management on commodity blade server hardware by substantially increasing the amount of memory available to hold data including entire databases with outstanding performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Sep 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

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
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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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