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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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Navigating your Future within an SOA information manufacturing system
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: As the IT industry reaches maturity, IT departments should think of themselves not as data centres but as manufacturing centres for information. Terry Keene argues in this short e-book.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides you with a detailed analysis of SRM and SAN tools enabling ease-of-use to manage shared storage environments. These fully featured, integrated and user-friendly tools are offered as solutions ranging from the holistic to the specialist, delivering a broad range of maturity levels and requirements.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

IBM

Data Center Capacity Management
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents a list of important items to include in your data center's capacity planning and performance monitoring program.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

Simplify Network Monitoring with Ixia Anue NTO
sponsored by Ixia
VIDEO: Are you ready to make network monitoring simple and secure again? View this video to learn about a solution that can help you achieve just that.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 03 Sep 2013

Ixia

How One School Enhanced Their Educational Experience and Secured Their Campus
sponsored by Extreme Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals which leading edge network Price of Wales Island International School used to enhance their educational experience for staff and students and to boost campus security.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Extreme Networks

Solve the Application Visibility Challenge with NetScaler Insight Center
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Are you ready to solve the application visibility challenge? This resource outlines how a next-gen visibility solution provides the end-to-end visibility you need to win the battle.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Citrix

Taneja Group Solution Brief: High-End Storage For Everyone
sponsored by Exablox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what SMB and departmental storage buyers should both require and expect from storage solutions to meet their business goals, and how traditional mid- market storage based on old technologies can fall short. Dive in to discover real-life experiences, benefits, cost effectiveness and ease of management
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Exablox

Enterasys Data Center Networking – Connectivity and Topology Design Guide
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: View key concepts that will help you build a data center fabric capable of meeting the needs of both organizations and users both today and in the future. View now to learn more!
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Enterasys

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WEBCAST: This resource outlines the difference between the data center and colocation services and explains the different types of colocation providers out there. In addition, view the top seven things you should look for in any potential colocation provider.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

SAVVIS

Tuning Performance, Capacity Management Ch. 3
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: As data centers continue to virtualize resources, server capacity planning poses new challenges. While these modern data center trends have enabled profound flexibility, they also require IT pros to better plan for spikes in resource demand. This article examines the issues for modern-day server capacity planning.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

Big Data: Implications on Storage
sponsored by EMC
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains big data in storage terms, examining the ways it stresses traditional IT capabilities and architecture.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

EMC

Data Center Projects: Growth Model
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This critical white paper shows how you can formulate an effective growth model and capacity plan for your data center or network room.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Schneider Electric

Accelerate App Delivery, Improve App Performance, and Spur Innovation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a set of application performance management (APM) and capacity management solutions that together facilitate information sharing between your DevOps teams, in end leading to better app deployments, improved monitoring, lowered number of risks, and reduced repair times.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

Achieving academic business agility
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This brief case study will guide you into how the University of Canberra significantly expanded centralised storage and improved responsiveness with an innovative SAN approach to deliver flexible storage for hosting a range of services provided to business applications and the academic community.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc.

Aberdeen: The Most Important Storage Tool for Managing Big Data
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to discover the most effective storage tool for managing big data and find out just how fast your peers' data is growing and how they're dealing with it.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

EMC

The Five Must-Haves of Big Data Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five must-haves to master big data storage for your company. Learn about the distinct factors that contribute to the challenges of storing big data and how one vendor's software-based, scale-out storage platform can help your organization address them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Adventist Health System Uses FalconStor® VTL with Deduplication
sponsored by FalconStor Software
CASE STUDY: This one-page case study explores how one vendor's DR solution helped an organization reduce their backup window by more than 50%, shrink their duplicate data with an average deduplication ratio of 7:1 and maximize their efficiency through reporting and capacity planning capabilities.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

FalconStor Software

Storage Magazine
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: IT professionals are redesigning their storage strategies and looking into new technologies to address this critical priority. This issue of Storage Magazine examines this emerging concept and the ways that organizations can incorporate it into their infrastructures through better capacity management and the use of shared storage and cloud backup.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

SearchStorage.com

Peer Reviews: vCenter Operations
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide features analyses of, and beta testers' reactions to, a new performance monitoring and capacity management tool. Also included are details surrounding the origins of the technology, with commentary from relevant professionals.
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 | Published: 29 Jan 2013

VMware, Inc.

Buyer's Checklist: Cloud gateway appliances
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EZINE: Cloud storage services often fit in best when used as a storage tier for nearline, archive or backup data. Cloud gateway appliances integrate easily and provide an easy on-ramp to cloud storage. In any of those scenarios, the essential element is a cloud gateway appliance that integrates on-site storage operations with cloud storage services.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

SearchStorage.com

VeloBit HyperCache: SSD Caching Software
sponsored by VeloBit
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Database performance and capacity can be increased cost-effectively by placing frequently used data in compressed form in a high-performance cache. Download your free 30-day trial of VeloBit HyperCache now and begin seeing improved performance within an hour.
Posted: 11 Sep 2012 | Premiered: 11 Sep 2012

VeloBit

Capacity Utilization Efficiency Not Above Your Pay Grade - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses how to maximize efficiency in data storage environments and also outlines capacity utilization efficiency, including data archiving technologies.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc.

Capacity Management & Lean Six Sigma: Steps Towards Removing IT Waste
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for help identifying and eliminating waste across IT operations, and discover new approaches that can improve capacity management and streamline resources. Learn how to more easily control the complexity that comes with virtualization and cloud computing.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

ORSYP

Cornell University Chooses Red Hat Storage for Demanding HPC Environment
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how a New York University found a storage solution that helped to promote research, education and technology transfer in biotech, and explore the solution that's robust enough to perform DNA sequencing, proteomics and imaging.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

Red Hat

Case Study: University of Connecticut School of Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study profiles a Connecticut university's data center migration to virtualization optimized servers and storage solutions. Check it out to learn how this school realized a 20% reduction in cooling and power costs, 30% savings in storage costs and a 97% reduction in downtime. Read on to see if you too can double your processing capacity.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Dell, Inc.
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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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