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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
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
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

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
sponsored by Dell Compellent
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
sponsored by Dell Compellent
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

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
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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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