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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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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

IBM Real-time Compression Solutions for VMware Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Real-time Compression can substantially enhance and extend the benefits of VMware solutions by offering not only the efficiencies of long-term data footprint reduction, but also immediate gains of the guest operating systems and virtualization capacity of the VMware environment. Read this comprehensive white paper to learn more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

IBM

Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Vmware View 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: An efficient storage solution is integral to a successful VDI implementation. With a Fluid Data architecture and integrated software features such as Automated Tiered Storage, Thin Provisioning, Continuous Snapshots and Remote Replication, the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN proves to be a highly effective storage option for VMware View.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

Efficient Data Storage: A Guide for Storage Managers
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com Special Report features an editorial piece from storage guru Rich Castagna about backup technologies today that contribute to achieving tremendous storage efficiency in your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

Maximizing your enterprise data storage capacity: Improve efficiency and utilization
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This tutorial from SearchStorage.com explores different backup tools that can improve the efficiency and utilization of your IT infrastructure by getting the most out of your storage capacity. Backup methods discussed in this tutorial include SRM tools, tiered storage models, classification and migration tools, thin provisioning and more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Dell Compellent

Presentation Transcript: Dell Compellent and Microsoft Integration: Automating and creating efficiency for the dynamic data center
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Dell Compellent storage virtualization can provide the perfect complement to Hyper-V environments. Learn how a PowerShell command set, thin provisioning, free space recovery and VSS integration combine with Windows Server 2008 R2 to deliver a new level of automation and efficiency.
Posted: 22 Jul 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

ESG Product Brief: The Solid Applicability of Compellent's Fluid Data
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: The essence of Fluid Data—both as a construct and as a branded capability of Compellent’s storage solution—is to provide data storage that is as dynamic as the demands placed upon it by fickle applications and business needs. Read this white paper to learn how to harness fluid data in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

Case Study: Compellent SAN earns an A+ in ROI for the University of North Texas
sponsored by Dell Compellent
CASE STUDY: UNT needed to deploy a new SAN that could meet the performance, ease-of-management, and cost requirements. In the search for the right solution, they went through an extensive cost of ownership analysis of the competing vendors. Read this Case Study to learn more about the solution they found.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

Top 10 Reasons Why Customers Deploy Virtualized Microsoft Applications on EMC VNX
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides an overview of the specific reasons customers choose to deploy Microsoft applications with VMware vSphere Essentials on EMC's VNXe storage solution.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC Corporation

EMC FAST VP for Unified Storage Systems: A Detailed Review
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces EMC Fully Automated Storage Tiering for Virtual Pools (FAST VP) technology and describes its features and implementation.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC

Fluid Data: Enterprise Storage that Redefines the Data Center
sponsored by Dell Compellent
DATA SHEET: Check out this data sheet to learn about a truly revolutionary product that allows you to scale on a single platform with no forced end of life, slashes storage costs by as much as 80%, and forms the foundation for flexible grid storage.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

Case Study: Orlando Magic Score a Performance Slam Dunk with Dell Compellent SAN
sponsored by Dell Compellent
CASE STUDY: To support these data-intensive applications, the Orlando Magic needed a storage area network (SAN) with I/O performance fast enough to play and stream both standard and high-definition (HD) video. Read this case study to see their solution.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

Dell Compellent

Article: How end-to-end services can transform Oracle environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The creation of the Dell Services Oracle Practice builds on the long and successful relationship between Dell and Oracle - a collaboration that can offer significant benefits to organizations running Oracle software on Dell hardware. Read this article for more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

Tennis Australia scores big with IBM® XIV® Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: With the pressure and exposure of major international tournaments, Tennis Australia had a compelling need for reliable, easy-to-manage storage that could scale quickly. IBM served up their XIV Storage System, which dramatically reduced downtime, cut costs, and simplified storage management. Read this case study for more.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

IBM

Xtium Provisions Tier-1 Apps and Virtual Desktops 30 Times Faster with Dell EqualLogic and VMware vSphere 4.1
sponsored by Dell and VMware
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn about Xtium's upgrade to Dell EqualLogic Firmware 5.0 which enabled the use of thin clones—thin-provisioned, writeable copies of data volumes—and leveraged direct integration with their VMware vSphere 4.1 environment with vStorage APIs.
Posted: 25 Feb 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

Dell and VMware

EMC VNXe Series for Microsoft Applications
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
VIDEOCAST: This video shows the benefits of deploying EMC VNXe series for Microsoft applications. The VNXe series provides simple, efficient, and  affordable unified storage. You just click and go.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Premiered: Feb 14, 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

Storage Usability a Critical Requirement for IT in Small and Medium-sized Businesses and Remote Offices
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
ANALYST REPORT: In today’s challenging business environment a more highly optimized approach to IT sprawl is required and reducing storage complexity is a major hurdle. EMC’s new VNXe series storage system in conjunction with the company’s Unisphere storage management are designed to improve “usability” in storage solutions for SMBs.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

Emprise 9000: Scale-Out Enterprise Controller
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Emprise 9000 is a scale-out, enterprise storage controller that gives customers flexibility to acquire, implement and change storage resources anywhere, anytime within a single management platform. It’s the world’s first high performance, frameless, storage controller for the data center.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Xiotech Corporation

Understanding Architectural Priorities Inside Government Clouds
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Not since the advent of the Internet has a technological concept achieved more attention than cloud computing. AMD’s server platform technology is uniquely tuned to address critical government requirements for reducing costs, simplifying operations and raising energy efficiency in server price/performance. 
Posted: 25 Jan 2011 | Published: 25 Jan 2011

AMD

Datacenter Transformation: New Directions for IT
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
ANALYST BRIEF: The following report contains answers to 5 crucial data center questions posed by Hitachi Data Systems to Benjamin S. Woo, program vice president of IDC's Worldwide Storage Systems research, on behalf of Hitachi Data Systems' customers.
Posted: 21 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

Lloyds Banking Group
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Following the integration between Lloyds TSB and HBOS in 2009, the newly formed Lloyds Banking Group emerged as the UK’s largest retail bank. Read this white paper to learn how they used virtualisation to ensure its Wholesale Markets and Treasury and Trading (WMTT) department could operate at an enterprise level.
Posted: 09 Dec 2010 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

E-Guide: Backing up Your Virtual Server
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Backing up virtual machines is tougher than you think; and the fact of the matter is it’s not a straightforward process! This guide will walk you through how to determine which method is best for your storage requirement.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Virtualization eGuide
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
EGUIDE: 76 of the Fortune 100 trust their data to Hitachi Data Systems, shouldn’t you? The following e-guide showcases how easy it can be to implement virtualization, tiered storage and software to deliver significant economic benefits to the organization.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

Calculate Your Savings with the Dynamic Provisioning Savings Calculator
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Provisioning storage from a virtual pool not only reduces administration costs by cutting the time to provision new storage, but also improves application availability by reducing the downtime needed for storage provisioning. Enter a few details about your storage environment to calculate your potential savings now.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

The Multiple Facets of Data Center Transformation
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: To solve the dilemma of meeting both data growth and budgetary ultimatums, IT must be agile. This paper examines the four rubrics of data center transformation: virtualization, automation, cloud-readiness and sustainability.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems
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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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