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ALSO CALLED: COD, Capacity-on-Demand, On/Off Capacity on Demand
DEFINITION: Capacity on demand (COD) is a purchasing option that allows companies to receive equipment with more computer processing, storage, or other capacity than the company needs at the time of purchase, and have that extra capacity remain unused and unpaid for until the company actually requires it. Vendors are promoting capacity on demand as a cost-effective and time-saving alternative to more traditional  … 
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Capacity on DemandReports
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Evaluator Group - Scale Performance Consistently, Even as Capacity Increases
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you an overview of the HP StoreAll system, a high-end, scale-out system designed to help you scale to 16PB across multiple nodes and support up to 4 trillion objects.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Eliminating Scaling Challenges with SIaaS
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how your IT team can effectively support growth and the ultimate success of your company by implementing SIaaS.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

IT Handbook: Private Cloud Management
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: This IT handbook examines the top reasons to consider private cloud computing. Find out why virtualization is a critical first step in your cloud initiative and obtain detailed information on the role of performance monitoring, capacity planning, and chargeback.
Posted: 14 Aug 2012 | Published: 14 Aug 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Forrester: Datacentre Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: John Rakowski, advisor and analyst at Forrester, offers five tips on optimising and managing company datacentres.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study - Psomas
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study discusses how a consulting engineering firm utilized a network optimization solution to enable their employees to share work and leverage resources wherever they happen to be.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Scale-Out Storage: File and Block Explained
sponsored by NetApp
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Take a minute to glance over this two-page presentation transcript to learn about scale-out storage. Let Evaluator Group Senior Strategist Randy Kerns walk you through the benefits of scale-out and the differences between scale-out block and file storage, and get a glimpse into the vendors in both spaces.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 12 Dec 2012

NetApp

Cloud Capacity Planning: A Must-Have
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the necessity of implementing effective capacity planning for your cloud environment. Discover tips that can help you master this task so you can ensure sustainable success.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implementing Cloud Storage Metrics to Improve Efficiency
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: When moving to the cloud, storage metrics can significantly help to improve efficiency and capacity management, optimizing your SAN environment. Access this white paper to learn how these metrics can help you effectively manage your computing and traditional environments.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Intel

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

Digital Intermediate: Content-Aware Compression and Data Deduplication for Online Storage for Media/Entertainment and Post-Production
sponsored by Ocarina Networks
WHITE PAPER: This application paper provides an overview of Ocarina technology, describes a typical media workflow, specifically citing a 2K/4K film and Digital Intermediate (DI) environment.
Posted: 23 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

Ocarina Networks

The Benefits Of Virtualizing Citrix XenApp with Citrix XenServer
sponsored by Citrix
PODCAST: Virtualization is now generally recognized as one of the key enablers of these objectives. As organizations explore virtualization solutions, the challenge is to select the right strategic vendor with the best solution set for their business.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Premiered: Aug 20, 2008

Citrix
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CAPACITY ON DEMAND DEFINITION (continued): …  methods of upgrading. With COD, a vendor might provide a company with a fully-configured 24-processor computer server but only charge the company for the number of processors they actually use. The vendor provides the additional capacity hoping that when the company expands and needs more capacity, they will not look around elsewhere but will simply take advantage of the extra capacity the vendor had already provided. In this scenario, the company would contact the vendor to have the extra processors activated, and the vendor would bill them accordingly. Critics of COD compare the service with … 
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