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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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The Importance of Creating an IP Storage Network
sponsored by Brocade
VIDEO: This brief video outlines the importance of building a new IP storage network. Tune in to learn how to get your storage IP network working efficiently to improve storage performance.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 18 Mar 2015

Brocade

How to Find Cost-Effective Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, this lab validation report outlines the features of one storage system to help you make the decision process easier. Read on for a closer look at its hardware, as well as how it can lower total cost of ownership
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How to Save Capital by Freeing Up Your Primary Storage
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following brief white paper explores how business can save large amounts of capital by freeing up their primary storage from unchanging unstructured data. Access now to learn how to start saving on your primary storage today.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Quantum Corporation

Research Report: Virtual Desktop Interface Comparison
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how a new server and storage solution can allow you to support more users, reclaim valuable rack space and gain flexibility in your storage.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtual Machine Aware, Hybrid Flash, VDI Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the application-aware architecture that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of hundreds of VMs. Read now and start providing predictable VDI performance sans complexity, for a consistent end-user experience.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Tintri

Why Tintri for VDI
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why VMstore is better for VDI than conventional storage.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

Tintri

ESG Lab Validation Report: VMware Horizon View and Tintri
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This informative report documents the results of ESG Lab's hands-on testing of VMware Horizon View 5.1 with the Tintri VMstore platform. Read now to hear from end-users about their experience with this virtual desktop environment. Learn about its ease of deployment, manageability, and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Tintri

A guide to storage and virtualisation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Virtualisation brings benefits to the datacentre, but it also brings big changes to storage provisioning and management. We look at the key challenges and how to deal with them.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

The Dirty Little Secret of Storage TCO
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the critical storage purchasing and planning strategies IT departments can and should adopt in order to gain control over the costs of storage refresh processes and extend the usability of their storage investments.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Info-Tech: Vendor Landscape Content and Email Archiving
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get insight into 13 competitors in the Content and Email Archiving market. You'll also get tips on how you can build an archive program based on the results of this evaluation and get advice on which solutions are most appropriate for particular use cased and scenarios.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Commvault

Designing Flash Optimized Storage Systems: Implementing an Effective Hybrid Approach
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the different flash technologies that are available today. It also examines the benefits of a three-tiered storage array that provides a very low cost high performance hybrid storage platform. Read more to learn about how you can improve the performance of your storage today.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Storage Configuration Guide: Choosing the Right Architecture
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the crucial steps to designing a storage system that meets modern demands.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Imation Corp.

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.

Explore the Disk-Based and Hybrid Storage Market
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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. and Intel®

Features to weigh when choosing an all-flash array
sponsored by SearchSolidStateStorage.com
EBOOK: Our handbook on all-flash arrays offers criteria to consider when making a purchasing decision, such as the core features the array offers, how those features are delivered, scale-up vs. scale-out architecture and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015


Eight Steps to Building an Ideal Blade-Based Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the eight steps required to properly build your ideal BladeSystem infrastructure solution.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

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

3D Demos for Server and Storage Products
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
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 and Intel®

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

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 and Intel®
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 and Intel®

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

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.

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
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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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