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ALSO CALLED: Highly Available Computing, Data Availability, HA, High-availability, Availability
DEFINITION: In information technology, high availability refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long length of time. Availability can be measured relative to "100% operational" or "never failing." A widely-held but difficult-to-achieve standard of availability for a system or product is known as "five 9s" (99.999 percent) availability.Since a computer system or a network  … 
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Virtualized Storage: Top Use Cases and Essential Attributes
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: View this short video to learn how a hospital in Stuttgart, Germany implemented a virtualized storage architecture into its existing infrastructure to increase capacity, performance and scalability without increasing costs.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 24, 2013

IBM

Unified Storage: Capacity Optimization Features andVirtualization Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: View this short video to learn how the largest Canadian-based provider of human resources consulting and outsourcing services upgraded and modernized its storage infrastructure using virtualized software defined storage systems designed to consolidate workloads into a single storage system for simplicity of management.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 23, 2013

IBM

Exclusive Report: Midrange Disk Evaluation and Test Results Revealed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of a powerful and easy-to-use innovative midrange disk system. It focuses on the enterprise-class features and functionality offered by the platform, including heterogeneous storage virtualization, thin provisioning, data mobility, and capacity-efficient point-in-time snapshots.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Flash vs. Disk: Cost, Capacity, Energy Consumption, and Deployment Speed Compared
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WEBCAST: This brief video discusses the importance of flash and how this technology outperforms disk in capacity, cost efficiency, energy consumption and speed to deployment.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Apr 11, 2013

IBM

Best Practices for Windows Server 2012 and SAN Integration
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and introduces best practice guidelines when integrating Windows Server 2012 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Building an Enterprise Analytics Platform:The Beauty of SAS® Grid Computing
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you explore grid computing and how your organization can benefit.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

SAS

Expert Checklist: 11 Steps for Aligning Your BC/DR Program with Business Needs
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides an expert checklist for developing a successful business continuity program, designed with the specific needs of your organization in mind.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

SearchStorage.com

The Newark Group Uses InMage to Increase Backup Reliability, Reduce Down Time, and Drive Down Costs
sponsored by InMage Systems
CASE STUDY: This informative paper explores how one organization easily and affordably implemented a disk-based backup and recovery software solution to increase backup reliability, reduce downtime, drive down costs and more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

InMage Systems

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

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

NetApp FAS2220 - Raising the Bar for the Entry Level
sponsored by NetApp
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This article takes an inside look at the unique design features of the NetApp FAS2240, including: Integration of controllers within NetApp SAS disk shelves; I/O and performance enhancements; New resiliency and availability features. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

NetApp

Presentation Transcript: SMART Guidance for Exchange Migrations
sponsored by BinaryTree
WHITE PAPER: This informative transcript of a recent webinar shares some of the new features of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, and discusses the migration process from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

BinaryTree

SMART Guidance for Exchange Migrations
sponsored by BinaryTree
WEBCAST: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 has several new features, this webinar reviews some of these and walks through the migration process from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Sep 26, 2013

BinaryTree

IDC Technology Spotlight - Continuous Operations for Applications with Multiple Storage Array Access
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a distributed storage approach within your data center. Read on to discover how this technology can help you, minimize downtime with continuous operations, reduce application complexity and achieve higher storage utilization with increased availability.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.5 - Automated Disaster Recovery Orchestration
sponsored by Dell and VMware
DATA SHEET: This informative paper explores a modern DR technology that provides automated orchestration and nondisruptive testing to simplify DR management for all of your virtualized applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and VMware

Hyper-V® 2012 vs. vSphere™ 5.1 - Understanding the Differences
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to help vSphere administrators make the knowledge leap between VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, this paper will outline the differences between the currently shipping products from both VMware and Microsoft: vSphere 5.1 and Hyper-V 2012. Discover key features in the products and be exposed to the feature details as that may exist.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Enable Data Collaboration Through Powerful Storage Efficiencies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into a leading vendor's optimized technology for tiered storage infrastructure – offering the flexibility to scale both capacity and performance independently while also keeping storage costs low and providing reliable data protection over many years.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Time for Converged Infrastructure?
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This one page white paper explores converged infrastructure and when to deploy. Discover the intuitiveness of infrastructure and the benefits IT is reaping.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC Corporation

Re-enforcing a Reduced IT Infrastructure Model with High Availabilty
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want an affordable, advanced storage clustering solution with high availability? Discover how you can use LSI Syncro CS solution at a low-cost that is even simpler-to-deploy.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Building an Affordable, Fully Redundant Storage Appliance
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: A shared storage solution is critical to achieving many of the benefits of server virtualization. Find out how LSI Syncro CS solutions can help you get reliable and high availability shared storage now.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Affordable High Availability (HA) Delivers Convenience, Value and Improved Response Time to Retail Branches
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Need to minimize the risk of server failures and optimize your inventory database? LSI shows why deploying HA servers at your retail branch locations is critical to adding value to your business.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

LSI Corporation.

Making Server Redundancy Affordable for Remote and Branch Offices
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Setting up redundant servers with full data protection can be too expensive, complex, and impractical for many organizations. Read how ROBO sites deploying Syncro solutions can cost effectively give you business continuity and robust data protection.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

LSI Syncro CS Solutions Performance Considerations
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Want faster, affordable high availability deployment for DAS architecture? Read how Syncro CS solution, with LSI MegaRAID technology, can help you easily defeat cost and management problems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

IT Reputational Risk Study Overview
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This short video summarizes the findings from a recent study on risks to your business reputation resulting from failures in your IT environment.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 13 Dec 2012

IBM

IBM SmartCloud Virtualized Server Recovery Portal Demo
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: This video provides a quick tour of how one virtual, cloud-based DR tool works. View now to discover the benefits it provides.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 08 Feb 2013

IBM
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HIGH AVAILABILITY DEFINITION (continued): …  consists of many parts in which all parts usually need to be present in order for the whole to be operational, much planning for high availability centers around backup and failover processing and data storage and access. For storage, a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) is one approach. A more recent approach is the storage area network (SAN).Some availability experts emphasize that, for any system to be highly available, the parts of a system should be well-designed and thoroughly tested before they are used. For example, a new application program that has not been thoroughly tested … 
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