April 25, 2013 - (Free Research) With so much data to keep track of, it is inevitable that organizations will end up storing unnecessary data. In this resource, discover a defensible data disposal system that helps CIOs position their organizations to automatically and continually dispose of information that has no legal, regulatory or business value.
May 31, 2012 - (Free Research) This white paper explores 4 of the biggest challenges that customers face when considering using Exchange Server 2010, and how the Storwize V7000 storage system addresses these challenges. Read now to learn more.
May 31, 2012 - (Free Research) This white paper explores the 4 biggest challenges of deploying server virtualization using VMware vSphere and the best practices for overcoming them. Read now to learn more.
November 28, 2012 - (Free Research) This expert E-Guide is a great intro to cloud storage. Learn four key definitions of private cloud storage, five advantages of cloud storage and a Q&A with a Gartner research VP on hybrid cloud storage.
December 31, 2012 - (Free Research) Explore this informative white paper to learn about methods for improving the performance of Oracle databases by leveraging flash storage. Check it out now to discover how to bridge the massive performance gap between storage access times and database servers and get the scoop on identifying I/O performance bottlenecks.
September 2008 - (Free Research) Virtualization is not a new concept. Today it appears that virtualization is everywhere, which because of its ambiguity can be applied to any and all parts of an IT infrastructure. This whitepaper focuses on virtualization in the data center.
February 2009 - (Free Research) In this presentation transcript, Blair Pleasant identifies the elements of unified communications and discusses how often the potential of these elements are limited because they are locked within information "silos." Read on to learn how to link all your communication elements and unlock the value of true business process integration.
January 2013 - (Free Research) This expert glossary in the Virtualization Explained series offers in-depth definitions of popular terms and technologies surrounding virtualization. To maintain relevance, the glossary is continuously updated with the most up-to-date virtualization information.
October 2012 - (Free Research) There's always a chance your data can be destroyed or damaged if it's only stored in one place, so while it's important to secure your on-site storage against the elements, it can't hurt to look into partnering with an off-site tape storage and data restoration pro. This article explains why.
May 2011 - (Free Research) To support these data-intensive applications, the Orlando Magic needed a storage area network (SAN) with I/O performance fast enough to play and stream both standard and high-definition (HD) video. Read this case study to see their solution.
January 2010 - (Free Research) Read this primer as Gregor Petri, Advisor Lean IT of TheCloudAcademy.com covers the various definitions of cloud computing, risks of cloud computing, the various types of cloud computing, cloud computing in an infrastructure context and more!
October 2011 - (Free Research) Read this informative paper today for a definition of big data and its importance for your overall business strategy. Discover what you need to know when it comes to building a big data platform. And find an overview of Oracle Big Data Appliance and how this tool can address the full spectrum of your enterprise's big data requirements.
August 2010 - (Free Research) This white paper explores the need for uptime, explains the three components that contribute to uptime, reviews some of the problems with existing enterprise server management, provides a clear definition of clustering, and finally gives an honest explanation of what it can and can’t offer your organization.
September 2011 - (Free Research) A network-centric approach to providing security in the data center delivers benefits such as scalability, unified security policy definition and enforcement, visibility into application traffic, and reduced operations overhead.
April 2012 - (Free Research) Data dictionaries are a great tool to help in your quest to derive meaning and insight from your data, allowing you to standardize context and definitions to gain consistency and reusability, and propel this quality data into strategic decision-making and business plans. This brief paper outlines the specs and benefits of data dictionaries.
September 2011 - (Free Research) Although it’s a commonly used term, "midmarket" has no standard definition; however, it can usefully be given some specific context and parameters if looked at from the perspective of some common attributes that exist within and across its three sub-tiers: the bottom, middle, and top.
November 2009 - (Free Research) ITV.com’s IT management sought a future-proofed solution that would improve overall performance and future proof for High Definition editing without increasing the physical storage footprint requirements of their small datacenter. Nexsan was the only company that could deliver the solution they required.
November 2009 - (Free Research) Organizations concerned about IT budgets, need to be prepared to discuss cloud storage in the near future. The reality is that there are already enterprises using cloud storage effectively. Is it the answer for your organization? It might be--and the intent of this paper is to provide definitions, considerations and insights.
August 2008 - (Free Research) While energy consumption of overall data center operations and server-related equipment is generally understood, the story is quite different when it comes to storage systems. This paper offers practical advice on how to measure storage system efficiency and compares the efficiency numbers of several common storage solutions.
March 2013 - (Free Research) Check out this copy of independent backup expert and analyst Brien Posey's Storage Decision's seminar presentation "Next-Gen Backup School" to get a vendor-neutral breakdown of backup in 2013. Download the slides now for practical insight into backup testing & planning, modern backup techs and much, much more!