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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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FlexPod vs. Vblock: How the Integrated IT Stacks Stack Up
sponsored by NetApp
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com is here to help. By comparing two integrated stack solutions - NetApp's FlexPod and EMC's Vblock - this guide can help you understand the benefits associated with these technologies and help you decide which of the two will best meet your organization's needs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

NetApp

HP 3PAR Utility Storage
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper makes the business case for utility storage, the delivery of IT resources as a service (similar to a water or electric company), and introduces an infrastructure solution designed to leverage this principle and improve an organization's journey to the cloud. Read on to learn about this emerging technology and its benefits.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

HPM Networks

Why Cisco, NetApp, and VMware are the Best Choice for Your Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper introduces three solutions capable of working together to bring your business a complete and shared virtualized infrastructure, designed to help you simplify management and enhance resource efficiency. In this paper, you'll learn about each of these three technologies and the benefits they can bring your organization.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

NetApp

Thomson Reuters Unleashes New Products with a Shared IT Infrastructure Built on NetApp
sponsored by NetApp
CASE STUDY: This case study outlines a recent development in Thompson Reuters' legal research service. In this study, you'll learn about the infrastructure technologies and solutions Reuters' implemented in order to successfully engineer this enhanced search platform, and learn about the benefits it brought the company. Read on for more.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

NetApp

Suncorp Partners with NetApp to Transform IT for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by NetApp
CASE STUDY: This case study explores the journey that Suncorp took to eliminate IT inefficiencies, consolidate their seven existing data center locations into two and boost the production and cost-effectiveness of their IT operations. Read on to learn about the technologies they implemented in order to meet these goals.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

NetApp

Consolidate and Virtualize Your Windows Environment with NetApp and Vmware
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: NetApp and VMware have teamed up to create a joint solution to help you consolidate and virtualize your existing Microsoft applications environment, thereby helping reduce your infrastructure costs by up to 50% and protecting all your applications with best-in-class availability.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

NetApp

Disaster Recovery 101: Assessing Risk & Preventing Human-made Disasters
sponsored by QuorumLabs
EGUIDE: This SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide will provide you with the necessary steps for evaluating risk in you DR plan, and offer insight into the high-level threats you need to watch out for today. Read on for a deep dive into the risk evaluation process, information on preventing human-made disasters and more.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 29 Dec 2011

QuorumLabs

CARCO Delivers Higher Customer Satisfaction and Saves $1 Million with NetApp
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Holtsville, New York-based CARCO Group Inc. and its three divisions provide investigative, fraud detection, and risk mitigation services to large corporations, producing more than two million reports each year. This case study explores how CARCO deployed NetApp unified storage to support their virtualized infrastructure and file workloads.
Posted: 30 Dec 2011 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

NetApp

Why Unified Storage?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
EGUIDE: Check out this expert E-Guide to learn more about unified storage including why the adoption rate is rising among users, how it works and the top advantages of this type of storage.
Posted: 30 Dec 2011 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Presentation Transcript: Four Ways to Boost DataCenter Efficiency with Automated Storage Tiering
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Automated storage tiering has become the must-have feature for all new storage arrays over the last two years. This presentation transcript discusses the ins and outs of automated storage tiering, and the 4 key ways it can boost your data center efficiency.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

Top Reasons to Choose NetApp for Your Windows Environment
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features the top reasons to implement a NetApp storage solution in your Windows environment. Read on to learn what benefits such a solution can bring your organization.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

NetApp

NetApp and VMware Windows Consolidation Solution Brief
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the reasons for consolidating Windows environments and discusses the benefits of doing so with a joint NetApp-VMware solution, which include simplified management, enhanced availability and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

NetApp

ESG White Paper: NetApp Simplifies Storage Management for Virtual Server Environments
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read ESG’s report on the crucial role of storage management to simplify administration and advance virtualization adoption and benefits: efficiency, productivity and cost reduction.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

NetApp

Consolidate and Virtualize your Windows Environment with NetApp and VMware
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the reasons for consolidating Windows environments and the benefits of doing so with a joint NetApp-VMware solution.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

NetApp

PowerEdge C6105 Product Page
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Bring efficiency and lasting value to your high-end computing environment with the Dell PowerEdge C6105. This AMD processor-based server offers exceptional work-per-watt performance for scale-out Web 2.0 environments, hosters and cloud builders.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 19 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

PowerEdge C6145 AMD Processor-based 2U Rack Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Get fast answers to tough problems with the PowerEdge C6145; the only server in its class with two four-socket AMD Opteron 6100 processor-based servers in 2U. Featuring up to 96 cores, up to 1TB memory and up to 40Gbps I/O per card, it helps satisfy your need for speed and efficiency.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 19 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Dell Poweredge C6145: Performance in the Clouds
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: the Dell PowerEdge C6145 gives new meaning to high-density computing. Inside this 2U chassis is the capacity for 96 AMD Opteron processor cores, 1 TB of 1333-MHz DDR3 memory, 24 hot-swappable 2.5-inch (or 12 3.5-inch) SATA, SAS or solid state drives, six half-length PCIe x16 expansion cards and a pair of x16 mezzanine slots.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Cloud Initiatives: Testing tips & what to put in the cloud
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: This SearchCloudStorage.com E-Guide outlines a number of non-strategic applications that can be the first to go into the cloud. Also learn about storage vendors who are making “testing the cloud” a possibility and why this approach could become a large part of IT strategies in the very near future.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

F5 Networks

Private cloud blueprint & tips for determining the ROI
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: Read this E-Guide to find out how to develop a private cloud architecture and what is truly necessary to help you assess your current or future private cloud potential. Also discover how to accurately determine your bottom line when it comes to a cloud investment with the ROI tips outlined in this guide.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

F5 Networks

Acronis vmProtect 6
sponsored by Acronis
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Built specifically for VMware vSphere™, Acronis® vmProtect™ 6 provides all the features you need in an extremely easy-to-use solution that can be deployed in minutes so you can start to perform your backup and recovery tasks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 14 Dec 2011

Acronis

Improve Storage Utilization Rates with Storage Optimization, Capacity Reduction Techniques
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Fortunately for you, there are a growing number of tools and techniques on the market to help IT improve their data storage utilization rates. In this E-Guide, Arun Taneja, founder and consulting analyst at Taneja Group, details the storage optimization and capacity reduction products available from a range of enterprise data storage vendors.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

IBM

Efficient Management of Legal and Compliance Requests on D2D Storage
sponsored by Index Engines
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features today's best practices regarding efficient data management and provides you with the information you need to optimize your existing storage infrastructure and increase efficiency throughout your data center. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Index Engines

Competing in the Expanding Universe of Digital Information and Big Data
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper breaks down everything big data - learn exactly how big data is defined, and how to utilize big data technologies in order to create long-term organizational and economic value. This white paper also explores what types of organizations can benefit most from big data technologies - read on for more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

EMC Isilon

Closing the Storage Virtualization Gap with EMC Isilon
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: Storage in virtual environments can get tricky - with traditional backup methods unable to keep up with the demands of virtualization, new strategies are essential. This white paper from ESG introduces a new virtual storage solution designed to maintain efficiency and meet the growing demands of server virtualization. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

EMC Isilon

Primary Storage Optimization Guidelines
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide can get your company up to speed by outlining six requirements for deploying primary storage optimization solutions.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

IBM
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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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