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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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Buyer’s Checklist: Midrange Storage Systems
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EZINE: Midrange storage systems account for approximately half of all storage array purchases. It’s a very crowded field, with systems boasting features that were previously only available on high-end arrays. There’s more choice than ever, so effectively matching your needs with a system’s capabilities is critical.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

SearchStorage.com

Data Deduplication and Compression on Primary Storage Can Reduce Data Footprint
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EGUIDE: What are the most common approaches for deduplication and compression on primary storage? Learn the answer to this and more by checking out this FAQ guide featuring insight from Dave Russell, research VP at Gartner Research.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

IBM

Improve Storage Utilization Rates with Storage Optimization, Capacity Reduction Techniques
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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

Primary Storage Optimization Guidelines
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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

6 Best Practices for Reducing Your Data Storage Footprint
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide explores the 6 best practices for data footprint reduction, the overlooked constraints often found in storage infrastructures, which storage tools you need to be using and the future of unified data storage.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Maximize Your Storage Efficiency with Real-time Compression and Deduplication for Compelling Results
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn how you can reduce primary storage capacity requirements, and how you can decrease backup data within your overall storage environment.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

IBM

Expert tips: Utilize thin provisioning to reduce virtualization storage requirements
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: It's easy to overlook the importance of storage in virtual data centers. However, virtualization storage requirements have only increased, driving up costs and performance concerns. Learn how you can get the most out of your storage with thin provisioning and understanding application demands.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

FalconStor Software

Expert tips to reduce desktop and application image management costs
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: The cost of provisioning storage is one of the biggest barriers to desktop virtualization. Discover what procedures and technologies are available for managing the number of images that can be stored on disk, as well as how you can increase storage utilization with virtualized storage in this expert resource.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

FalconStor Software

Key benefits of virtualized storage: Increased flexibility and application awareness
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: Storage is the cornerstone of any virtualization deployment. In this expert e-guide, discover the benefits and disadvantages of virtualizing storage systems for server administrators. Plus, find out about a tool that can help ease storage management in virtual environments.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

FalconStor Software

Expert insight into how storage virtualization works
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: A virtualized storage environment can greatly simplify storage management. Access this expert e-guide to find out more about the benefits of storage virtualization and the different technologies that you can utilize to increase storage utilization.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

FalconStor Software

Driving Down Enterprise Storage TCO with the IBM XIV Storage System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An independent study by ITG has found that the IBM XIV can save an organization 69% on TCO over a 3 year period. This white paper explains how the system’s unique architecture enable it to accomplish this feat.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 29 Nov 2011

IBM

Protecting Vital Business Interests with a Simplified Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data growth and regulatory requirements have made backup, recovery, and archiving critical aspects of enterprise operations. Dell Services experts can assess how effectively an information infrastructure is getting the job done and deploy integrated, best-of-breed storage solutions to help ensure the safety and recoverability of critical data.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc.

A Perfect Fit: IBM XIV & VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: Leveraging virtual storage automates provisioning and optimizes VM storage operations, allowing your business to cost-effectively enhance its storage systems. View this video to learn about a technology solution that enables a smooth storage virtualization.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2011

VMware, Inc.

E-Guide: Tips for thin provisioning storage in a health care setting
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EGUIDE: As health care IT seeks to find ways to cut costs everywhere, it will be forced to aggressively adopt primary storage optimization technologies such as thin provisioning. Learn more inside this exclusive e-guide.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Dell Fluid Data Helps BioWare Stay Ahead of the Game
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WHITE PAPER: BioWare, a leading developer of console, PC and online role-playing games, is keenly aware of how critical data can be to the bottom line. The company implemented a data center virtualization solution based on the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN with Dell Fluid Data technology and VMware server virtualization software. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Ben-Gurion University Improves Storage Efficiency by 65% - 83%
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Real-time Compression Appliances enabled Ben-Gurion university to reduce its storage management requirements and drive efficient utilization of its storage-on-demand services by 65% to 83%. Read this brief case study to learn more.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

IBM

Forrester Consulting Study - The Total Economic Impact of IBM’s Real-Time Compression Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In October 2010, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment enterprises may realise by deploying IBM’s Real-time Compression solution. Read this case study to learn the results.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

IBM

6 Storage Efficiency Technologies: What They Do and How You Save
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This E-Guide can help you achieve your efficiency goals by outlining different storage tools to use, how they work and how you can save by using them. Also discover the pros and cons of storage management tools today.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Reducing Your Data Footprint
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript Greg Shulz, founder and senior analyst at StorageIO Group, discusses how storage managers can reduce their data footprint.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Improving Storage Efficiencies with Data Deduplication and Compression
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Hybrid Storage Pool architecture is a unique way to integrated flash-based SSDs into the storage system, providing for higher performance and lower power consumption compared with traditional approaches. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

Datacenter Efficiency with Oracle x86 Blade System Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The integration of Oracle's x86 blade systems, Oracle VM, and Oracle Unified Storage appliances, connected with either Ethernet or InfiniBand fabric services, forms a dynamic and elastic infrastructure-as-a-service solution for private cloud deployments. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

E-Guide: Storage Efficiency Steps That Reduce Your Data Footprint
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com outlines how to maximize your data storage capacity with different storage tools and techniques that improve your storage efficiency. Tools discussed include automated storage tiering, SSD, deduplication and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Using Virtual Provisioning to Reduce Storage Demands
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to gain insight into using thin provisioning to increase storage availability in your virtual environment. In addition, discover the benefits of virtualizing storage systems, such as increasing flexibility and application awareness.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

FalconStor Software

Key Considerations for Virtual Desktop Storage
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to understand how storage virtualization works and the benefits it provides, such as increased storage utilization. In addition, learn which storage method makes the most sense for your virtual desktop environment, and find out how storage requirements and growth can be managed by using storage virtualization.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

FalconStor Software

EMC VNX Virtual Provisioning
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended for IT planners, storage architects, administrators, and others involved in evaluating, managing, operating, or designing VNX storage systems.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

EMC
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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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