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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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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

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.
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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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