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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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Optimizing Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Unified Storage and VMware View
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The combined strengths of Dell EqualLogic and VMware can deliver significant benefits for VDI implementations. Integration of DellEqualLogic with VMware vSphere and VMware View can help your organization achieve optimal VDI performance. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Converged Storage: Utility Storage - The Ideal Platform for Virtual and Cloud Computing
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this IDG Tech Dossier, learn how utility storage makes for massive consolidation, flexibility and scalability, so IT departments can reduce storage infrastructure and lower costs while improving their ability to respond to fast-changing needs of business units.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

HP X5000 G2 Network Storage System Evaluation
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this Tolly Test Report and how the HP X5000 G2 Network Storage System powered by Intel® Xeon® processors not only integrates with existing Microsoft, Unix, and Linux applications using CIFS and/or NFS, but also enables high-speed connectivity to a host of virtualization platforms, database applications, backup applications and more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

Tip Guide: Top Five Tips for Managing Storage in a Virtual Server Environment
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: Check out this tip guide for 5 best practices to better manage your virtual servers. In this guide you'll learn how to better balance your storage workload, understand the differences between storage for virtualized servers and desktops, learn how to utilize thin provisioning, improve storage utilization and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

DLT Solutions

The HP 3PAR Architecture ~ Returning Simplicity to IT Infrastructures
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Industry-leading software solutions provide unique benefits that make any cloud more agile and efficient while ensuring secure segregation of user groups and applications.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

HP X5000 G2 Network Storage System Data Sheet
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this datasheet you will find a in-depth look into the HP X5000 G2 Network Storage Systems. A view into the key features and benefits that set this unit apart from the rest of those in the market.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

HP 3PAR Peer Motion Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard
WHITE PAPER: This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of HP 3PAR Peer Motion Software’s distributed volume management with a focus on federated workload balancing, asset management, and thin provisioning. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 06 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Hewlett-Packard

Address VDI Storage Challenges with Data Dedupe, NAS Storage Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: VDI storage presents a slew of new challenges to data storage professionals. Read this expert E-Guide to explore how to address VDI storage challenges with data dedupe and NAS systems.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 09 Jan 2012

Dell, Inc.

NetApp FAS2000 Series: Make the Smart Decision About How You Manage Your Resources, Time, and Money
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Managing server and application sprawl on a shoestring budget? The NetApp FAS2000 series is not only affordable but provides a more powerful platform than other systems in its class. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

NetApp

3PAR Storage: Tailor-Made for Virtual Infrastructures
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: Though businesses have begun virtualizing their non-mission critical applications, major storage challenges have stood in the way of enterprises virtualizing their critical production applications. Find out how block storage solutions tailor-made for virtual infrastructures addresses these issues.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

HPM Networks

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

NetApp and Vmware Windows Consolidation
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Using a combination of VMware and NetApp you can create a unified and comprehensive solution that simplifies your entire Windows environment— applications, data, and infrastructure— enabling you to easily achieve your IT goals. Read this white paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

NetApp

City of Eden Prairie Runs on NetApp to Protect Critical 24x7 Services with Dollar-Saving Efficiency
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The city of Eden Prairie needed to implement storage to complement VMware efficiencies and boost performance and availability for critical city services. This brief white paper details how the city successfully implemented  NetApp for cost-saving efficiencies plus 24x7 availability of police and fire applications. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

NetApp

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.

Data Deduplication and Compression on Primary Storage Can Reduce Data Footprint
sponsored by IBM
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
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

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

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
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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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