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DEFINITION: Thin provisioning (TP) is a method of optimizing the efficiency with which the available space is utilized in storage area networks (SAN). TP operates by allocating disk storage space in a flexible manner among multiple users, based on the minimum space required by each user at any given time.In the conventional storage provisioning model, also known as fat provisioning (FP), storage space is allocated  … 

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It's Who You Know: CDW + IBM Data Center
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This concise white paper highlights the people, products, and plan of a joint vendor to raise your data center to the top of its game. Discover how they have pinpointed the needs of storage pros to provide focused resources, technical specialization, and of course, optimal experience.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

CDW and IBM

Maximize Operational Efficiency in a Tiered Storage Environment
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to explore how combining two storage tiering technologies can help you reduce costs through self-optimized use of storage tiers, eliminate manual data classification, achieve space efficiency through thin provisioning and much more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hitachi Vantara

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

Improving Storage Efficiencies with Data Deduplication and Compression
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Hybrid Storage Pool architecture is a unique way to integrated flash-based SSDs into the storage system, providing for higher performance and lower power consumption compared with traditional approaches. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

Address the small and midsized storage challenge
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases an entry-level disk storage system designed with capabilities that offer efficiency and flexibility through built-in thin provisioning and non-disruptive migration of data from existing storage. Find out how this solution addresses block storage requirements of SMBs at an affordable price point.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2012

IBM

NetApp and Vmware Windows Consolidation
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Using a combination of VMware and NetApp you can create a unified and comprehensive solution that simplifies your entire Windows environment— applications, data, and infrastructure— enabling you to easily achieve your IT goals. Read this white paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

NetApp

Software Defined Storage - The Missing Link for Cloud and the Software Defined Datacenter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the results from the Enterprise Management Associates research and analyzes the pain points when it comes to implementing cloud and an innovative software that can enhance VMware environments for increased cloud ROI.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

IBM

Optimizing Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic Unified Storage and VMware View
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The combined strengths of Dell EqualLogic and VMware can deliver significant benefits for VDI implementations. Integration of DellEqualLogic with VMware vSphere and VMware View can help your organization achieve optimal VDI performance. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

Article: How end-to-end services can transform Oracle environments
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
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

DellEMC and Intel®
 

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