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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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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

Five Considerations for Efficient Storage Virtualization
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Virtualization is mainly associated with servers, but in fact, storage systems are really the vital factors that determine deployment success. Access this white paper to learn how to optimize your virtualization deployment through storage efficiency.
Posted: 05 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Datacenter Transformation: New Directions for IT from IDC
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: To meet dynamic business services needs, IT must change the model of its datacenters by incorporating flexible and agile infrastructure and processes that support the cost effective and timely delivery of services. Read this expert Q & A to learn more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

Enterprise Virtualization: One Platform for All Data
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
EBOOK: Read this E-Book to learn how easy it can be to implement virtualization, tiered storage, and software to deliver significant economic benefits to your organization. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hitachi Data Systems

Driving Down Enterprise Storage TCO with the IBM XIV Storage System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores how the IBM XIV system's unique architecture and approach to storage enable it to accomplish a better bottom line for you and your business.
Posted: 26 Sep 2011 | Published: 26 Sep 2011

IBM

Managing Storage in a VDI Environment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to discover how VDI environments impact storage, and how to determine your storage requirements within your virtual desktop. Also learn efficiency tricks to use in your VDI environment and much more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Tutorial: Part 1
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This tutorial can help minimize your storage/VDI problems by outlining VDI considerations prior to implementation.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: An Introduction to Data Compression
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation trancscript, independent analyst W. Curtis Preston discusses the basics of data compression – one of the most popular search terms on SearchStorage.com this year.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

IBM

E-Guide: What’s Out There Other Than Dedupe for Data Reduction Solutions?
sponsored by HP and Intel
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide discusses three data reduction solutions other than deduplication and how each works. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

HP and Intel

Optimize Your Infrastructure Through Consolidation and Tiered Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The exploding volume, velocity and variety of data requires optimized systems specifically architected for smarter computing. You need to maximize performance and efficiency in order to balance storage cost and performance. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

IBM

Appleby Improves Stroage Utlization, Simplifies Storage Management and Gains Reliable Disaster Recovery at 50% Lower Cost
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: Appleby, a provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, needed a disaster recovery solution that would replicate data among its geographically dispersed offices. Read this white paper to learn how they successfully implemented Fluid Data technology.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Dell Compellent

SearchStorage.com E-Guide: Efficient Storage Management
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchStorage.com, you’ll find detailed information on data reduction, compression, deduplication, and other technologies that are designed to make better use of your data storage and help you become a better storage manager.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: How to Build an Efficient Data Storage Environment
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, George Crump, lead analyst at Storage Switzerland, discusses how to build an efficient data storage environment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

E-Guide: Storage Tuned for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this SearchStorage.com E-Guide to hear all about this technology update from HP and what the experts have to say.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Implementing Storage Virt: Guidelines & Factors to Consider
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This SearchVirtualStorage.com E-Guide can help clarify by outlining 4 guidelines for implementing storage virtualization and by divulging factors to consider before deploying storage virt into your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Presentation Download: Storage for Virtual Environments Presentation Download
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Jon William Toigo – noted storage expert and industry watchdog – can help you sort it out. In this presentation download, Toigo identifies the big picture trends that are causing storage operations to burst at the seams – and he provides tactical advice on technologies and tactics that will help contain costs and optimize operations.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Quantum Corporation

IBM XIV® Storage System Model 2810 40,000 Mailbox Resiliency Exchange 2010 Storage Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This analysis provides information on the IBM XIV 2810 Storage System storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server, based the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

IBM

Case Study: North York General Hospital Doubles Storage Performance: Cutting Costs and Simplifying Management by Standardizing on IBM XIV
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study details how North York General Hospital's implementaiton of the IBM XIV Storage Systemen helped them reduce rackspace requirements and cut data center hosting costs. They now have a fast, resilient and flexible storage architecture that will support their mission-critical IT systems for years to come.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

IBM

FAQ Guide: An Introduction to Data Compression
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this SearchStorage.com interview, W. Curtis Preston, independent analyst and executive editor in TechTarget's Storage Media Group, discusses the basics of data compression – one of the most popular search terms on SearchStorage.com this year.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Data Storage Optimization: The First Step for Data Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Check out this expert E-Guide as the founder of ESG, Steve Duplessie discusses how data storage optimization is the first step for data center efficiency.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM
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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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