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ALSO CALLED: Thin Provisioning, Provisioning
DEFINITION: Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available  … 
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Server and System Administrators Challenged to Keep up with Enterprise Storage Explosion
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a software-defined storage approach that can help unify and simplify the storage environment with familiar building blocks and keep up with growing capacity demands.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

What to Look For In a Backup Solution to Deliver Improved Business Continuity
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide provides advice on how organizations can find a backup solution that can improve business continuity capabilities and prevent against data loss.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Datto, Inc.

ESG SMB Storage Trends and How HP Simply StoreIT Solutions Help
sponsored by HP and Intel
WEBCAST: This webcast highlights the challenges SMBs face when it comes to storage for the modern data center. It also gives the details on a set of solutions built to take the stress out of storage without adding budget.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 25, 2014

HP and Intel

Pure Storage FlashArray Datasheet
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Want to learn what all-flash can do for your enterprise? Read on and find out – including what it can do to help you virtualize and consolidate workloads as well as deliver the ultimate virtual desktop experience.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

The Top 10 Tips for Optimal Virtual Server Storage
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides 10 tips that can help ensure that storage yields its best I/O for the virtual machines it supports.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Dell and VMware

How to Improve the Performance of Your Virtual Servers
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains the need for storage designed for virtual servers and describes the various techniques that hypervisor-aware storage systems can leverage to improve virtual server performance.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Health Services Firm Improves HorizonView Performance 6x, Avoids $50,000 SAN Upgrade
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents a case study in which a regional healthcare provider relying heavily on VDI and experiencing crippling performance issues had to choose between adding additional SSDs to their storage area network or implement new Flash technologies in order to increase IOPS and boost desktop delivery.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

PernixData

3D Demos for Server and Storage Products
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESOURCE: This resource provides 3D demos for a wide araay of Oracle Server and Storage Products.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Oracle Corporation

Red Hat Storage on the HP Proliant SL4540 Gen8 Server
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about scale-out storage, solutions that provide a compelling alternative for serving growing amounts of unstructured data in an approach that scales easily in multiple dimensions.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

What is the Best Storage Architecture for VDI?  Read New Storage Swiss Report
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines various storage strategies and determines how well they align with the storage objectives of organizations today. Read on to learn more about all-flash, hybrid enabled performance, hypervisor integration, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

PernixData

Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of storage virtualization and compares the costs and benefits of one specific solution.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

IBM FlashSystem V840 Enterprise Performance Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of a solution that combines the unique capabilities of flash storage and software-defined storage. By combining the easy management of software-definied storage with the scalable performance of flash, organizations can easily meet their growing storage requirements.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Tape Storage Upgrade Guide: Modernize Your Storage Infrastructure with the Latest Tape Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explains the new usage cases for tape storage in the data center. It explains the circumstances that have led to a need for new tape storage technologies and then goes on to explain the benefits of one  suite of solutions.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Oracle Corporation

A new, innovative, cost-effective and scalable storage solution from HP Converged Systems
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a new, scale out storage solution. It mentions some of the challenges of the modern IT environment such as exponential growth of unstructured data and explains how this solution is capable of handling these challenges.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat and HP

4 Innovative Vendors Set to Change the Storage Market
sponsored by PernixData
RESOURCE: This research highlights new vendors who are providing innovate storage solutions via new delivery methods and performance management.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

PernixData

Explore the Disk-Based and Hybrid Storage Market
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides a breakdown of the top vendors in the small- to mid-size storage markets, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each to help users find a solution that's right for their needs.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Dell, Inc.

Configuring Virtual Desktop Storage and Navigating Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about virtual desktop infrastructure and options to consider when configuring your virtual desktop such as SAN versus NAS, persistent and non-persistent desktops as well as some space saving techniques.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Citrix

Learn How to Store 5x More Data in the Same Space
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This slide show talks about the challenges that organizations are facing due to explosive data growth. It also talks about an efficient, virtualized, flash-optimized storage solution that delivers 5x more storage without tying up additional space.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW and IBM

Top Questions about VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper answers the frequently asked questions regarding suitability and functionality around vSphere Data Protection Advanced from VMware.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

VMware, Inc.

Recoveriescorp Goes Green with Nimble Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: This case study shows how one organization was able to implement a solution from Nimble Storage that allowed them to reduce the high costs of storage acquisition and management, minimize power consumption, and gain the ability to rapidly scale performance and capacity.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nimble Storage

Pental Bases New IT Strategy on the Right Data Storage to Accommodate Business Growth
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: This case study describes how one organization faced business growth and increased IT demands with a new approach to storage that delivered reduced complexities and space savings as well as increased efficiency and easy management.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Nimble Storage

Camberwell Grammar School Optimises their Desktop Virtualisation Project withHybrid Data Storage
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study shows how one school was able to implement a Nimble Storage solution in order to reduce physical storage space, compress data, and save disk space via thin provisioning.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Nimble Storage

3 Reasons to Find Backup and Recovery Built for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of implementing a backup and recovery solution that's built for virtualization when dealing with a virtual environment. It also explains where traditional backup and recovery approaches fall short.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

VMware, Inc.

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

How Software-Defined Storage Delivers a Better ROI for VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about the performance and administrative advantages gained from the use of true software-defined storage and how it can exceed the capabilities of legacy storage systems.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

Citrix and Nexenta
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STORAGE PROVISIONING DEFINITION (continued): … Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available space.
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