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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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Real-time Compression Advances Storage Optimization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we examine how IBM Real-Time Compression is changing the game by offering a robust, efficient, and cost effective optimization solution.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

Canucks Sports & Entertainment wins at the storage expansion game
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This brief case study explores the challenges of unprecedented digital media data growth that a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada sports & entertainment organization experienced and the implementation of a comprehensive storage solution to alleviate IT headaches.
Posted: 02 May 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

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

Storage Efficiency University: Basics of Big Data Environments
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: There's a lot to know about big data, but fortunately you've come to the right place. This university classroom examines a variety of big data topics, including its accompanying technologies, associated challenges, and projected impact on storage infrastructures.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 03 Apr 2013

SearchStorage.com

Forrester Total Economic Impact Study of IBM Storwize V7000
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In June 2011, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential ROI that enterprises may realize by deploying Storwize V7000. Read this white paper to learn the results.
Posted: 16 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

14 Advantages of Leasing a State-of-the-Art Storage System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This analysis by the Robert Frances Group delves into the performance of IBM's Storwize V7000 storage system and the expected benefits and cost savings organizations can expect. Read now for a detailed TCO summary and a comparison of the cost benefitis of leasing vs. purchasing.
Posted: 15 Nov 2012 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

IBM

IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500: Which Storage Solution Reigns Supreme?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the results of a study that compared the IBM Storwize V7000 and EMC VNX5500 in terms of block-based storage and operational expenses.
Posted: 15 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

SanDisk FlashSoft for VMware vSphere
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will get insight into an innovative SanDisk product that accelerates application performance in VMware guest machines.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SanDisk Corporation

Unified Storage in Virtual and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Arrow + NetApp
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide describes the architectural characteristics of unified storage and explains how it provides a measure of relief in virtual and cloud environments. Read now to explore the latest advances in this emerging technology space and what you can expect in terms of cost savings and management efficiency.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 16 Jan 2013

Arrow + NetApp

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

Clustered Storage 101
sponsored by Panasas, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide describes the ways big data is pushing traditional storage boundaries and provides insight into new tools to deal with some of the challenges that go along with this transition.
Posted: 04 Apr 2013 | Published: 04 Apr 2013

Panasas, Inc.

Clustered SAN enables seamless scaling and greater storage efficiency
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Storage systems today must match agility with proven, diversified I/O performance to satisfy an enterprise's changing needs. NetApp has benchmarked superior I/O performance in their FAS6240 Clustered SAN storage array, resulting in its ranking as Silverton Consulting's Enterprise OLTP Champion of Champions™ for 1Q-2013.
Posted: 14 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

NetApp

Reduce Costs with CA's Mainframe 2.0
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide discusses the key advantages of a family of mainframe management products that helps IT managers dramatically reduce administrative costs for mainframe server environments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

CA Technologies.

Mainframe Server Consolidation Should be on Your Hit List
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explains why mainframe server consolidation should be a top priority because it not only yields reduced costs, it allows for improved robustness, scalability, and capacity flexibility.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

CA Technologies.

Solution Spotlight: Navigating the Storage Aspects of a Server Virtualization Deployment
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores modern tools and technologies designed to overcome common virtual storage stumbling blocks around efficiency, complexity, deployment time, and performance.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

IBM

Tips for Thin Provisioning Storage in a Health Care Setting
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This E-Guide offers expert insight into how today's health care facilities can use thin provisioning to address the ever-present problem of storage underutilization, eliminating the need for additional storage purchases. Additionally, discover essential tips for implementing thin provisioning in you health care facility.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

How Convergence Can Make Your Storage More Valuable
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide defines exactly what convergence is, and explores its impact on emerging and evolving technologies.
Posted: 20 Feb 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

Convergence Trends, Strategies, and Next Steps
sponsored by Zones, Inc.
EGUIDE: Check out this expert E-Guide to learn about hyperconvergence, and how it sets itself apart from traditional converged infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Zones, Inc.

Storage Changes to Look For in 2013
sponsored by Zones, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide elaborates on the latest data storage trends, including unstructured data growth, demands for multi-tenancy in the cloud, software-defined networking, and more. Learn about recent announcements from HP, how their new offerings differ from those of their competitors, and whether experts think they are worth your consideration.
Posted: 28 Jan 2013 | Published: 28 Jan 2013

Zones, Inc.

The Truth About Vmware vSphere Storage Appliance
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals what the VMware vSphere Storage Appliance means for VDI environments based on expert analyses and examples of real-world experiences from small to midsize businesses using the software.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

VMware, Inc.

The CIO's Guide to Optimizing Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how you can realize the full benefits of desktop virtualization by improving your wide array network (WAN). Read on to discover how your enhancing your WAN can impact areas of your VDI which might not be performing at their full potential.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Apr 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Expert Guide to Maximizing Storage Efficiency in Your Data Center
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide reveals how to optimize multiple virtual workloads to prevent storage over-allocation. In addition, learn how to increase VMware storage efficiency with virtual machine disk format deduplication and compression.
Posted: 09 Jan 2013 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Smarter Deduplication with CommVault® Simpana® Software
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: CommVault® Simpana® software provides a holistic approach to data deduplication. Data deduplication should not be deployed as a band aid or "quick-fix" point product. Read this product overview to learn more about the key benefits and capabilities of this solution.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2009

CommVault Systems, 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

5 tips for managing storage in your virtual servers
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn how to identify and solve common storage problems in virtual environments, along with helpful tips designed to ensure that your storage doesn't hinder your system's performance.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

EMC Corporation
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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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