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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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With Virtualization and the Private Cloud, the Target Keeps Moving
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EGUIDE: Automation and server virtualization can help an organization enjoy the benefits of the private cloud model while keeping control of data.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014


Better Manage your Virtual, Private, and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures with Red Hat CloudForms
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: This video covers a Red Hat product that can give you the right tools to better manage any type of data center.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Premiered: 12 Apr 2013

Red Hat

Your Roadmap for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This article gives a description of an approach to consolidation that has been successful for a growing number of organizations. The approach responds to a number of problems that typically arise when consolidating into an existing data center.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Schneider Electric

10000 Series - Acceleration for VMware ESX Servers
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
APPLICATION NOTE: Take a look at this concise resource to find out how this flash-based acceleration tool can use your existing SAN infrastructure to increase your storage capacity, while continuing SAN data protection and compliance policies.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

QLogic Corporation

How to unlock your storage solution's potential capacity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: Watch this concise webcast to find out the key features and benefits of HP's storage solution, which will give you the capacity required for future growth.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Discover Why Capacity Planning is Critical to Cloud Success
sponsored by
EBOOK: A successful cloud computing initiative balances costs with efficiency. Accomplishing that requires proper capacity planning.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

IBM Helps Transform Workload Management and Global System Access
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to find out how one solution provided an organization with the flexibility and capacity they need in order to manage their growing data workloads.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2012


Case Study - Stomo
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: When STOMO underwent expansion, the additional data traffic generated put pressure on the company's wide area network. By deploying Steelhead appliances, STOMO has achieved annual savings of $13,000 by avoiding bandwidth upgrades, increased its optimized bandwidth capacity three-fold, and reduced network traffic by more than 70%.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Volvo IT Provides Fast Response on its WAN
sponsored by ORSYP
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study discusses how an automobile company utilized a solution to reveal the attenuation of WAN links that increased latency on the IT network, allowing them to address the problem quickly and effectively. Read on to learn how you can achieve similar results.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2014


Optimize data center virtualization with strategic capacity planning
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from, our Virtualization expert David Davis talks about maximizing server space, capacity planning tools and the challenges of capacity planning. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

VMware, Inc.

The Disturbing Truth About Terascale and Petascale Storage
sponsored by Scality Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource reveals an unsettling truth about today's terascale and petascale storage challenges. Discover why traditional storage architectures are falling short and explore the concept of object storage and how it can help you overcome these and other critical obstacles. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

Scality Inc.

IDC: Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualised, and Flash Optimised
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn how advanced software defined storage capabilities that are easy to deploy help deliver a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective and optimized. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Evergreen Films
sponsored by NetApp
CASE STUDY: Discover how an award winning production company deployed NetApp tiered storage used as a mobile "flight case" to help process on-set dailies.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013


German public transport provider thrives with flash storage
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to learn how Stuttgarter StraBenbahnen AG (SSB) was able manage growing quantities of data and provide fast access to vital information, extending its existing storage environment – based on IBM system storage SAN volume Controller – with high-performance IBM flash storage system technology.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013


APTARE StorageConsole: Product Suite
sponsored by APTARE
DATA SHEET: This two page data sheet explores an innovative storage capacity manager designed to help organizations manage explosive data growth and complex infrastructure. Find out how this technology also helps maximize storage utilization, improves capacity planning and reduces costs.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


APTARE StorageConsole: Capacity Manager
sponsored by APTARE
DATA SHEET: This two page data sheet explores an innovative storage capacity manager designed to help organizations maximize storage utilization, improve capacity planning and reduce costs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager
sponsored by APTARE
DATA SHEET: This informative paper examines a backup and recovery software solution that can help you increase your backup and restore success, streamline compliance, improve backup performance and much more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013


Expert Insight: How Deduplication Fits Into Data Protection Strategies
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the steady migration of backup data deduplication toward disaster recovery strategies. Discover the reasons why deduplication is a logical fit for DR applications and find out everything you need to know to select the right solution for your business.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Coffee Break: Embracing Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lauds the benefits of tiered storage and how it can help you deal with booming data demands.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Optimizing Datacenter and Cloud Performance: The TeamQuest Approach
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of performance management and capacity planning and the benefits it can bring.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Case Study: Innovative Storage Paves the Way for Future Data Growth
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: A multi-faceted organization in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which hosts over 100 events per year, deploy an innovative storage system to expand their storage capacity to support a steady increase in media content while allowing plenty of room for future growth.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012


Big Data: Addressing Costs, Performance, Capacity, and Management Complexity with Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Dar Al-Handasah was able to rationalize and optimize its storage infrastructure in the age of big data with virtualization. Read on to learn how you can mirror Dar Al-Handasah's storage success.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012


IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents best practice configurations for integrating flash with a block storage virtualization appliance. It also details the potential performance gains that such systems can provide and information about your options for cache usage and real-time compression.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013


IDC Paper - 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: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


VMware vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can overcome these capacity management and performance monitoring complexities a single pane of glass to optimize capacity and monitor workload performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware
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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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