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ALSO CALLED: Data Consolidation, Consolidation, Storage Centralization
DEFINITION: Storage consolidation, also called storage convergence is a method of centralizing data storage among multiple servers. The objective is to facilitate data backup and archiving for all subscribers in an enterprise, while minimizing the time required to access and store data. Other desirable features include simplification of the storage infrastructure, centralized and efficient management, optimized  … 
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Dell Storage: Efficiency, Flexibility and Reliability With a Fluid Data Architecture
sponsored by Insight and Dell
WHITE PAPER: This storage solutions brochure explores a modern storage architecture designed to deliver a new level of efficiency and flexibility your business demands. Learn how Dell fluid data architecture offers a path away from legacy storage toward the dynamic data center of tomorrow.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jan 2013

Insight and Dell

Optimize Your Cloud Journey with Dell Storage
sponsored by Insight and Dell
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how Dell helps optimize your cloud journey by providing innovative, intelligent, integrated solutions. Find out how Dell's portfolio of storage, server and networking products, and extensive virtualization expertise and services capabilities can help you efficiently evolve to private cloud computing.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2012

Insight and Dell

Efficient Storage Consolidation with Dell Compellent
sponsored by Insight and Dell
WHITE PAPER: Access this short white paper to gain deeper insight into how the Dell Compellent unified and file storage arrays address many the storage consolidation requirements – delivering enterprise-class performance, efficiency and scalability in consolidated storage environments.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Insight and Dell

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

IBM

NetApp Unified Scale-Out/Clustered Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a new version of one leading vendor's storage operating environment. Find out how this software update eliminates many of the problems associated with typical monolithic or legacy storage systems. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

NetApp

The Essential Guide to Virtualizing Microsoft Applications on EMC® VSPEX™
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines how to virtualize your Microsoft applications on one leading vendor's infrastructure. Read on to learn about the benefits this industry-leading technology can provide.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

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

The Economics of File-based Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on enterprise data center NAS environments and examines three significant contributors to storage efficiency in more detail.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

A-B-C Strategies for Hitachi Data Systems File and Content Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will gain insight into a single, integrated platform to manage all your structured and unstructured data. Find out how you can move from expensive silos of stored data to a streamlined, cloud-ready solution that simplifies management, reduces risks and supports innovation for the future.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Ten Smart Things to Know about Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper outlines the top ten smart things to know about storage and how it could affect your business.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

Ten Smart Things to Know About Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the top ten smart things to know about storage and how you can leverage this information to improve your business operations.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

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

IBM

Clustering and Convergence: Recent Trends and Real-world Examples
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains how one organization adapted their storage infrastructure to accommodate large data files. Find out whether they decided to replace their existing storage architecture and learn about the latest developments in clustering and convergence and how various market offerings stack up. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Sirius Computer Solutions

VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps users understand what VMware vSphere Replication is, explain some of the benefits of its features, and provide an overview of how it works to protect virtual machines against failure.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

Six Enterprise Cloud Storage and File-Sharing Services to Consider
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This expert whitepaper compares six of the best enterprise cloud storage and file-sharing services on the market to help you make an informed decision for your business.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Citrix

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Pro for VMware vSphere Video
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
VIDEO: Check out this short video to explore a complete solution for all the elements in your environment. This technology is a turnkey private cloud infrastructure solution with unified management to enable administrators to quickly provision their data center and manage all the components from a single user interface. View now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 12 Oct 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Maximize Operational Efficiency in a Tiered Storage Environment
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore how combining two storage tiering technologies can help you reduce costs through self-optimized use of storage tiers, eliminate manual data classification, achieve space efficiency through thin provisioning and much more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

CNBC Interview: Maximizing Storage to Save Costs
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore one leading vendor's storage solution that can help you deal with today's deluge of data and save you money by doing more with less. Access this now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Maximize IT with an Integrated, Unified, Converged Solution Strategy
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource to explore three technology enhancements that enable the use of one platform for all of your data. Plus, find out how to simplify the tasks of implementing flash, unified storage with primary dedupe, and converged infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Storage VM All Flash System
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
DATA SHEET: Check out this informative paper to explore a unified, all-flash storage solution built for virtual environments. Read on to discover the benefits the technology provides, including improved virtualization performance, a simplified storage environment, reduced operational costs and much more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Storage Family
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore one leading vendor's unified storage solution that can infuse your overburdened data center with greater flexibility, investment protection and cost savings. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Maximize IT for Real Business Advantage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore three key technologies that enable maximum IT efficiency including, all-flash storage solutions, unified storage and converged infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Unified Storage and Hitachi NAS Platform 4000 Series
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
DATA SHEET: Check out this informative paper to explore a NAS storage solution that provides enterprise-level performance and scalability for file server consolidation, primary deduplication, remote replication and disaster recovery of commercial application data. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Expert Comparison of 7 Storage Efficiency Methods
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the fundamentals of storage efficiency and compares the performance, capacity and costs of seven efficiency methods.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

AdvizeX Technologies

Software-Defined Storage: Concept, Benefits, and Key Players
sponsored by CloudByte
EGUIDE: This e-guide explores the concept and key characteristics of software-defined storage and points out the cost and scalability benefits it can provide, particularly in virtual infrastructures.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

CloudByte
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STORAGE CONSOLIDATION DEFINITION (continued): …  resource utilization, and low operating cost.There are three storage consolidation architectures in common use: network-attached storage (NAS), redundant array of independent disks (RAID), and the storage area network (SAN). In NAS, the hard drive that stores the data has its own network address. Files can be stored and retrieved rapidly because they do not compete with other computers for processor resources. In RAID storage consolidation, the data is located on multiple disks. The array appears as a single logical hard drive. This facilitates balanced overlapping of input/output (I/O) operations … 
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