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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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Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the results of a recent study in comparing the cost, complexity and ease-of-use of the IBM Storwize V7000 and the EMC VNX5500. Read now to learn the results.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM just announced that they have added Real-time Compression to the block-only Storwize V7000 storage system. RTC is a cutting-edge technology that allows you to store significantly more data without impacting storage operations or having to buy more hardware. Check out this report by the Clipper Group to learn more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

IBM

Bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive source to learn what your business needs to get the full benefits out of bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 0002

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Performance vs. Capacity: The Eternal Conflict - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this brief presentation transcript to learn about the eternal conflict of performance vs. capacity and how to avoid the "ripple effect" of data reduction technologies on other storage technologies.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc.

Fugro Data Solutions Secures Worldwide Reputation with Scalable Backup Solution from ExaGrid that Delivers 80:1 Data Deduplication Ratio
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Check out this brief case study to follow one IT organization's journey from backup blues to storage success.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Staying Ahead of the Data Explosion - Oracle Optimized Storage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EBOOK: This E-Book explores Oracle's portfolio of optimized storage systems. Read now to learn how you can purchase less storage and achieve a lower TCO while increasing capacity and efficiency in your Oracle environment.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 19 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation

IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Why should your data center deploy Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression? From an economic standpoint, Storwize V7000 provides the financial benefits you need to meet the growing storage requirements within the limits of a constrained budget. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

IBM

Top Reasons to Deploy a Storage Hypervisor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this 2-page white paper to explore how new state-of-the-art hypervisors can help your organization seamlessly deploy storage virtualization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how to establish the most effective shared infrastructure data storage environment. Explore new best practices and how they can dramatically improve the cost, flexibility and environmental impact of an overall cloud architecture.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

NetApp

The Federal Mandate for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Learn about federal data center consolidation requirements and consolidation and cloud computing solutions designed to streamline IT infrastructure and deliver cost, energy and performance benefits.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

NetApp

Big Data: Managing Explosive Growth and the Importance of Tiered Storage in Media and Entertainment
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores how you can make sure your organization has a worry-free archiving strategy, and includes a case study of how a major television production company successfully modernized its storage to make content available immediately and simultaneously to the company’s editing suites as filming proceeds.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Quantum Corporation

Indiana University Enrolls SAN Storage for Improved Efficiency and Productivity
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to explore how Indiana University lowered the TCO of IT equipment and improved service offerings through server consolidation and SAN storage.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: Windows Server 8: Achieve Efficient Storage Through Data Deduplication
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: Deduplication technology has existed for some time, but only now is it being incorporated into a Windows operating system. This expert e-guide examines Windows Server 8's new deduplication functionality and discusses how it enables significant space savings and protection against data loss.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

Dell and Microsoft

10 Ways to Stretch your Storage Budgets in Virtualized, Consolidated Environments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: There are a number of best practices emerging to help storage administrators get a handle on runaway storage and control the budget. Check out this must-read expert e-guide to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Storage features needed for big data
sponsored by PC Mall
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com highlights some of the key features every storage system needs to meet the challenges of big data. Within, learn about important considerations for capacity, latency, access, security, and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

PC Mall

Making the Right Storage Choices: 10 Must-Ask Questions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are consolidating your storage, trying to improve application performance, or looking to get the most out of your databases, it’s important to ask the right questions. This quick guide will arm you with the questions you need to consider when reviewing your storage strategy.
Posted: 10 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

2012 Storage Trends Aimed at Conquering Challenges
sponsored by Starboard Storage
EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide dives deep emerging storage trends in 2012, including SSD, capacity optimization tools and unified storage. Read on to see what these technologies can do for your storage environment.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Starboard Storage

Case Study: West Jefferson Medical Center Rearchitects Its Data Protection Infrastructure with NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup
sponsored by Syncsort
CASE STUDY: This buyer case study presents a medical center's deployment and use of NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Syncsort

Virtualization, Deduplication and the Data Protection Connection
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to achieve truly efficient data protection amidst today's multitude of standalone solutions.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Syncsort

Presentation Transcript: How to Build An Efficient Data Storage Environment
sponsored by FileTek, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this presentation transcript to discover what you can do to make your storage infrastructure more efficient.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

FileTek, Inc.

Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government
sponsored by MicroTech & Netapp
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how the U.S. Federal Government is consolidating and improving storage operations with emerging virtualization and cloud technologies, and discover how similar solutions can benefit your business.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

MicroTech & Netapp

Building a Storage Environment for Super-Efficiency
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a solution to today's data deluge, offering a high-efficiency storage solution designed for forward-motion sustainability.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

The Latest Data Storage Networking Infrastructure Trends
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: IT shops looking to consolidate their data centers and virtualize servers have to weigh the latest storage networking technology developments as they plot any infrastructure upgrade. This SearchStorage.com E-Guide explores the current state of data storage networking infrastructure before you make an upgrade.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

A Guide to Storage Efficiency
sponsored by FileTek, Inc.
EGUIDE: Check out this expert E-Guide to discover how you can better-analyze your storage infrastructure and drive costs down without compromising performance.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

FileTek, Inc.

NexGen n5 Storage System
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this ESG Report for a hands-on introduction to a hybrid solid-state storage solution designed to deliver fast performance for mixed-application workloads in both consolidated and virtual server environments. Read on to learn about the features of this technology, and to discover how it stacked up against ESG's lab testing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

NexGen Storage
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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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