IT Capacity Planning White Papers

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IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents best practice configurations for integrating flash with a block storage virtualization appliance. It also details the potential performance gains that such systems can provide and information about your options for cache usage and real-time compression.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

IBM

HP Insight Dynamics - VSE Software: Continuously Analyze and Optimize Your Adaptive Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: HP Insight Dynamics - VSE provides a single toolkit that helps in accelerating complex technology projects and simplifying daily operations.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Analytics Required to Successfully Manage Performance and Capacity in Cloud Environments
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Discover how proactive and automated workload management can help you maximize virtualization ROI and deliver truly optimized workload performance. Read on to discover what most virtual management tools are lacking and how you can gain the analytical abilities you need.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

Turbonomic

Pay-As-You-Grow: investment protection and elasticity for your network
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: How do you keep up with increases in user demand without adding costly new hardware? Utilize Citrix NetScaler Pay-As-You-Grow to deliver 5x capacity on-demand without adding any additional hardware. Get investment protection and elasticity for your network.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Citrix

Cisco Interconnect Solutions for HP BladeSystem c-Class
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The latest switch technology allows you to cut down on the amount of physical assets, reduce problem resolution times and ensure information security and regulatory compliance in the data center.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Aligning IT and Business with Demand Management
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Demand Management (DM) is a component of a full-featured Project Portfolio Management (PPM) practice. Demand comes from many sources and all phases of the project lifecycle. Capacity management must consider all of these.
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

SERENA Software, Inc.

Getting Started: A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many IT departments have chosen to throw hardware at performance and capacity problems. In the past, that approach has worked, however times and management challenges have changed; demanding a different approach – capacity management. This guide is designed to help those IT leaders who are now looking to assemble a capacity management approach.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

The Five Must-Haves of Big Data Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five must-haves to master big data storage within your business. Read on and learn about the distinct factors that contribute to the challenges of storing big data and how one vendor's software-based, scale-out storage platform can help your organization overcome them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Capabilities of leading RAID storage system may surprise you
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: SUSE needed a new storage infrastructure to accommodate over 80TB of data to host its core SUSE Linux Enterprise internal development environment. This case study illustrates how SUSE utilized one storage solution to address these issues and, in turn, reaped the many benefits.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Case Study: University of Connecticut School of Business
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This case study profiles a Connecticut university's data center migration to virtualization optimized servers and storage solutions. Check it out to learn how this school realized a 20% reduction in cooling and power costs, 30% savings in storage costs and a 97% reduction in downtime. Read on to see if you too can double your processing capacity.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

DellEMC and Intel®