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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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Webinar: Data Storage Optimization Analytics
sponsored by Accenture
WEBCAST: CIOs and IT departments are asking how they can reduce storage costs while managing risk. Join this webcast to discover how storage optimization analytics provides IT departments, CIOs, and content owners with visibility into their storage to identify content eligible for deletion or migration to lower cost storage.
Posted: 18 Mar 2020 | Premiered: Apr 19, 2019


Optimizing IT Infrastructures for Today’s Workloads
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this video, industry expert Deepak Advani explains how new analytics tools are changing the IT landscape and how departments can optimize storage capacity to drive technology and business innovations.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 05 May 2013

IBM

Full Guide to the Growth of NVMe
sponsored by Western Digital
EGUIDE: Read this expert-guide to discover the benefits nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) provides, and explore how yet another stage of NVMe development, NVMe over Fabrics, is allowing this tech to scale rapidly to meet development needs. Then, learn why the introduction of NVMe over Ethernet may be the only thing capable of saving Ethernet drives.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Western Digital

HP's Get Virtual Guarantee Program
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: You need to maximize server virtualization efficiency, and doing so depends on choosing the right storage architecture. Check out this 2-page white paper to learn how.
Posted: 13 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

What to Look For In a Backup Solution to Deliver Improved Business Continuity
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide provides tips on building a holistic backup solution that protects your business from potentially devastating downtime, no matter what the cause. Access now to learn how you can implement a successful business continuity plan and give your enterprise a competitive edge.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Datto, Inc.

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

FAQ Guide: The Changing Face of Scale Out Network-Attached Storage
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide features an interview transcript with Enterprise Strategy Group senior analyst Terri McClure. Read now to learn her predictions about scale-out NAS over the next few years.
Posted: 20 Nov 2012 | Published: 20 Nov 2012

DellEMC and Intel®

Hitachi Unified Storage VM: All Flash Solution
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the way all flash systems are helping storage pros handle the demands of their IT infrastructures. Read on to gain insight into 8 key features to look for when considering all flash system solutions.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Hitachi Vantara

Understanding Windows Azure Storage Billing – Bandwidth, Transactions, and Capacity
sponsored by Microsoft
PRODUCT LITERATURE: View the helpful blog post to learn how to build the most cost-effective applications using Windows Azure Storage (WAS) by understanding how bandwidth, transactions, and capacity are billed.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 08 Jul 2010

Microsoft

Implementing Cloud Storage Metrics to Improve IT Efficiency and Capacity Management
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Storage capacity utilization metrics provide a framework you can use to analyze and manage SAN storage use across a diverse IT environment. Check out this white paper to explore how capacity metrics can help your organization with efficiency, capacity management, and risk management.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Intel
 

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