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vSphere Storage Appliance Technical White Paper
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper covers the vSphere® Storage Appliance (VSA) architecture, deployment of a VSA cluster, and basic monitoring and management.  Discover that VSA is resilient and easy to deploy, while enabling you to use advanced vSphere features like vSphere HA, vMotion®, and vSphere DRS.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

InfiniBand for Storage Applications
sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: InfiniBand defines an industry-standard implementation of remote direct memory access, protocols and kernel bypass to minimize CPU overhead allowing computing resources to be fully used on application processing rather than network communication.
Posted: 04 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

All resources sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.

The Cloud Ready Data Center Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you an inside look at the could-ready data center network and how to implement one in your organization.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Software-defined Storage: the overall benefits
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief video cuts through some of the confusion surrounding SDS and tells you what to look for – and what to avoid – when choosing an SDS product.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

IBM

Importance of Unified I/O in VMware® ESX Servers
sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unified I/O in VMware ESX servers deliver many cost and power savings advantages.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

All resources sponsored by Mellanox Technologies, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of a Storage Virtualization System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at the total economic impact and ROI of a sample storage virtualization product.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps users understand what VMware vSphere Replication is, explain some of the benefits of its features, and provide an overview of how it works to protect virtual machines against failure.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

Veritas NetBackup™ 6.5 for VMware 3.x: Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers best practices for designing solutions for--and protecting--VMware virtual machines.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Symantec Corporation

A Perfect Fit: IBM XIV Storage System with VMWare for Optimized Storage-Server Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the many challenges of a total virtualized solution in light of the integration of virtualized servers and virtualized storage.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

IBM

Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Citrix XenDesktop 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: Dell tested a sample of 1,000 virtual desktops and simulated real-world workloads using a Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN in a Citrix XenDesktop VDI environment with Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 as the hypervisor.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent