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ALSO CALLED: Virtualization, Storage-based Virtualization, Host-based Virtualization, SV, NAS Virtualization, SAN Virtualization, Block Virtualization, Storage Subsystem Virtualization, File Virtualization, Disk Virtualization, Network-based Virtualization, Storage Device Virtualization
DEFINITION: File virtualization is the creation of an abstraction layer between file servers and the clients that access those file servers. Once deployed, the file virtualization layer manages files and file systems across servers, allowing administrators to present clients with one logical file mount for all servers. The file servers continue to host file data and metadata. While this arrangement may seem to  … 
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VM Storage: Dos and Don’ts
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines server virtualization through a storage lens and outlines tools and techniques you can leverage to maximize performance.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

SearchStorage.com

IBM Storwize Family – Scaling Capabilities and Value
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WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses one vendor's family of virtualized storage solutions to manage today's endless data growth intelligently and efficiently.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

IBM Storwize Family: Smarter Storage for any size business
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VIDEO: This video explores one vendor's family of storage solutions built for today's IT.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 28 Jan 2013

IBM

Flash Ahead: Leveraging IBM FlashSystem to Dramatically Improve Application Performance and Data Center Economics
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides deeper insight into all-flash storage systems that are designed to solve to problem of I/O wait time. Find out the benefits of deploying all-flash storage systems and getting started with flash.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CDW and IBM

Get the facts: Sharefile Enterprise Datasheet
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want to share, store, sync and secure data on any device at any time? Learn about the features of an enterprise-grade file sharing platform in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

ShareFile Enterprise Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Workshifting and BYOD trends are adding new challenges for IT who already struggle with protecting intellectual property and observing compliance regulations. This white paper explains how to use enterprise-grade file sharing technology to regain control over sensitive corporate while meeting mobility and collaboration needs of end users.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Secure Enterprise File Sharing
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VIDEO: IT organizations today face an urgent need to get control over file sync and sharing in the enterprise. This short video discusses considerations for secure enterprise file sharing, including recommendations on how to securely and easily share files, access them from anywhere and sync them across devices.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 23 Aug 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Storage for Virtual Desktops: Storage Hardware for VDI
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: Check out this e-guide, featuring storage expert Brien Posey, to gain deeper insight on choosing the right VDI storage solutions for your organization.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Vmware Data Protection VS. Third Party Tools
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EGUIDE: This eGuide drills down into the latest VM backup and recovery research and reports on the key findings. Discover how your peers are addressing this critical issue and learn how VMware data protection options compare to third-party backup tools.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Expert Steps for Meeting VM Storage and Backup Requirements
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines how storage fits into the virtualization equation and points out the unique challenges associated with backing up virtual machines.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Enterprise search: Getting a handle on big data sprawl
sponsored by VirtualWorks Group
EGUIDE: Though big data sprawl can be overwhelming, the modern business must think about data warehouse strategies in new ways. Experts discuss data warehouse strategies in this e-guide.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

VirtualWorks Group

Delivering Tomorrow's Backup and Recovery Infrastructure
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the best practices for modernizing all facets of your backup and recovery architecture in a fashion that suits your budget and established processes. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

EMC Corporation

Time for Converged Infrastructure? - Executives Discuss The Operational and Strategic Opportunities
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WHITE PAPER: Managing corporate information technology infrastructure has long centered on the challenge of getting the pieces – servers, storage, networks, - to work together. This white paper explores why IT organizations should adopt converged infrastructure and its benefits.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Next-generation unfied storage, optimized for virtualized applications
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The EMC VNX family delivers industry-leading innovation and enterprise capabilities for file, block, and object storage in a scalable, easy-to-use solution.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

VNXe 3150: Winning Storage Simplicity
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the continuing rapid growth of information in your IT infrastructures, there is a need for shared storage. Find out if EMC's solution – offering simplicity, efficiency, and affordability – is right for your organization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 May 2012

EMC Corporation

Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage
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WHITE PAPER: In this two-page paper, discover a data strategy designed for organizations with VNX storage and explore the top five reasons VNX users deploy this strategy in their IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

EMC

Tap into Cloud Backup without Fear
sponsored by NetApp
EZINE: IT professionals are redesigning their storage strategies and looking into new technologies to address this critical priority. This issue of Storage Magazine examines this emerging concept and the ways that organizations can incorporate it into their infrastructures through better capacity management and the use of shared storage and cloud backup.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

NetApp

What's New in Cloud Storage?
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EZINE: Each year, new storage challenges come to the surface, and vendors set out on creating solutions to overcome them. In this issue of Storage Magazine, our editors examine the current storage lineup and reveal the offerings that stand out across six critical categories.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

NetApp

Presentation Transcript: Dell Storage Solutions
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explores a data architecture that provides end-to-end storage to drive business results for IT environments of all shapes and sizes.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

SearchCloudComputing.com

Big Data: Implications on Storage
sponsored by EMC
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains big data in storage terms, examining the ways it stresses traditional IT capabilities and architecture.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

EMC

Delivering Storage Quality of Service with Oracle Pillar Axiom 600
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover an Oracle storage technology designed from the ground up to deliver business-critical, guaranteed quality of service consistent with the business value of the application and its data.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Software-Defined Data Center and the New Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a new approach to data centre design and operations. Explore the details and advantages of this optimisation strategy and find out how it can help you solve management, complexity and reliability challenges within your infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Top 10 Advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM All Flash System
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This two page white paper provides you with the top ten advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM all flash system.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Case Study: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - EMC VPLEX Metro Provides a Magic Wand for Migrating Data in Private Cloud with No Downtime
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP needed to improve the agility and resiliency of its IT infrastructure. Data migrations were causing downtime and disrupting the attorneys' ability to serve clients.Access this case study today to learn how Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP was able to overcome these challenges by turning to a storage virtualization platform.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

EMC Corporation

E-Guide: Virtualize your Exchange Servers the Right Way
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide, from searchServerVirtualization.com, explores the hardware, storage and memory requirements for Exchange virtualization. Also, discover other important considerations for virtualizing exchange such as how to select the right hypervisor.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc.
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STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  add IT overhead unnecessarily, file virtualization provides several key advantages, including a global namespace to index files on network file servers. In addition, this virtual file storage consolidation allows excess storage capacity to be shared between file servers. Data migrations can be conducted between file servers transparently to end users and applications, which is ideal in a tiered storage infrastructure. In short, file virtualization allows companies to access isolated ("stranded") storage capacity on network file servers and perform seamless file migrations among them. … 
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