Storage Area Networks White Papers

A Storage Area Network (SAN) is a network designed to attach computer storage devices such as disk array controllers and tape libraries to servers. As of 2006, SANs are most commonly found in enterprise storage. A SAN allows a machine to connect to remote targets such as disks and tape drives on a network for block level I/O.
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By: EMC     Published Date: Sep 11, 2014

This paper outlines the top reasons for entry level storage and data protection from EMC, focusing on VNXe3200 and Data Domain DD2200 products.

Tags : data storage, entry level data storage, data protection, emc, backup and recovery, network attached storage, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Vision Solutions     Published Date: Aug 26, 2014

This paper will help you navigate the virtualization solutions available and explain how Hyper-V can benefit you.

Tags : backup, high availability, disaster recovery, virtualization software, hyper-v, backup and recovery, clustering, network attached storage
    
By: Acquia     Published Date: Jul 15, 2014

In this ebook, we’ll look at IT’s new role in business strategy: producing new revenue streams, guiding the way through the hosted options, taming new cloud-based app workflows, and using the cloud to help ensure their organization’s success.

Tags : cloud technology, cloud revolution, hosted solutions, cloud-based services, data storage, storage area networks, storage management, storage virtualization
    
By: HP     Published Date: Jun 27, 2014

Following a series of in-depth interviews with Senior IT professionals in various industries this video provides their findings and the direct and in-direct value derived from using HPs Backup, Recovery and Archiving solutions.

Tags : backup, recovery and archiving, hp solutions, storage, backup and recovery, storage area networks, storage management, storage virtualization
    
By: HP     Published Date: Jun 24, 2014

This ESG paper reports on the results of a series of in-depth interviews with senior IT professionals from different industries.

Tags : intel, storage capabilities, storage infrastructure, storage capacity, storage requirements, backup, recovery, archive
    
By: Cisco Systems     Published Date: Dec 23, 2013

Does your WAN provide sufficient performance and reliability for your remote-site users? In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications using Cisco Dynamic Multipoint VPN technology. Download Design Guide

Tags : vpn, wan, cisco, cisco validated designs, cvds, remote-site user performance, full-service network, encrypted communications
    
By: Adobe     Published Date: Nov 25, 2013

Without document classification in play, it's impossible to know what to protect. The mobile ecosystem makes workers infinitely more productive, which is one reason that it won’t go away. This white paper explores the question: How can IT govern and protect content in such ad hoc and semi-structured environments? Please download whitepaper to learn more.

Tags : document, document classification, document security, mobile, mobile workforce, cloud-based, mobile, mobile ecosystem
    
By: Hewlett-Packard     Published Date: Aug 02, 2013

This report documents the results of ESG Lab’s hands-on testing and validation of the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7000 storage array, with a focus on autonomic simplicity, efficient unified storage, application performance, and resilience for mid-range enterprises.

Tags : esg, storeserv, storage area networks, storage management, storage virtualization, data center design and management
    
By: Hewlett-Packard     Published Date: Aug 02, 2013

As the amount of information we generate grows, and as our relationship with information grows more complex, the race to innovate new products and services to help us harness information, manage it, and tap into it more easily intensifies. This paper discusses the continuing development of HP’s strategy for delivering Converged Storage that improves the ability of your business to capitalize on information. Building on the foundation provided by fusing industry-standard technologies, federated scale-out software, and converged management, HP is now extending Converged Storage into new solutions and segments with a new initiative that introduces the next evolution of this HP Converged Storage strategy and vision.

Tags : storage, converged storage, backup and recovery, blade servers, ip storage, network attached storage, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Wolfe     Published Date: Apr 18, 2013

Cloud services create a compelling case to move application processing and storage out of the data center and onto the network.

Tags : ethernet, cloud, application processing, storage, data center, network, voip, unified communications
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Mar 22, 2013

This document provides a summary of how IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center supports the IBM System Storage®SAN Volume Controller.

Tags : san, reporting, virtualization, storage, productivity, backup and recovery, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Mar 22, 2013

Taking a more comprehensive, unified approach to managing data—recovering any data from a single console—can not only reduce your capital and operating costs, but can also provide enhanced application availability for improved IT service levels.

Tags : storage, database, mstorage management, recovery, backup, disaster recovery, backup and recovery, ip storage
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Download this paper to learn best practices for Blade environments from Jed Scaramella, research manager of IDC's Services program on behalf of HP's customers.

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Featuring Virtualization Best Practices for Reducing Costs

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Read this whitepaper to learn how you can build a BladeSystem that fits your organization.

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Blade servers can yield significant cost efficiencies over rack servers — while taking up a smaller footprint, consuming less power and providing significant advantages in terms of manageability, scalability and flexibility.

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Savvy IT professionals are finding that blade servers are less expensive than traditional rack servers for most new deployments, while also delivering improvements in agility, scalability and manageability.

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Sponsored by HP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2013

Modern blade solutions are the heart of flexible, cost-effective infrastructures.

Tags : blade servers, virtualization, network, storage, datacenter, cost of ownership, roi, backup and recovery
    
By: Nutanix, Inc.     Published Date: Oct 17, 2012

Join us for this hands-on, technical VDI Design Workshop where everything from choosing the right broker to zero clients and multi-site design will be discussed and analyzed.

Tags : vdi, desktop, technology, workshop, nutanix, backup and recovery, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Nutanix, Inc.     Published Date: Oct 17, 2012

Join us for this hands-on, technical VDI Design Workshop where everything from choosing the right broker to zero clients and multi-site design will be discussed and analyzed.

Tags : vdi, desktop, technology, workshop, nutanix, backup and recovery, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Dell     Published Date: Sep 24, 2012

The EqualLogic family of virtualized storage solutions from Dell is fundamentally changing the way enterprises think about purchasing and managing storage.

Tags : bulk data transfer, dell, microsoft, offloaded data, storage solutions, data storage, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Intel Corp.     Published Date: Aug 08, 2012

The report outlines the benefits of using HP StoreOnce with NetBackup's integrated Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) backup capabilities to enhance administrators' abilities to effectively manage NDMP-enabled NAS server backup and recovery.

Tags : using, storeonce, ndmp, backup, symantec, netbackup, report, outlines
    
By: Intel Corp.     Published Date: Aug 08, 2012

Evaluator Group worked with HP to access the features, performance and enterprise capabilities of the HP StoreOnce B6200 Backup system. HP labs and equipment were utilized, with testing under the direction of on-site Evaluator Group personnel. Testing focused on validating high availability features, performance, and application integration.

Tags : evaluator, group, storeonce, b5200, backup, lab, validation, paper
    
By: Intel Corp.     Published Date: Aug 08, 2012

Enterprise Strategy Group shares why client-side deduplication is the best. Dedupe 2.0 leverages intelligence and awareness at the source, backup server, and storage device. In these scenarios, the awareness of what data is already in the deduplicated storage and the discernment to send new data or not is performed within the production server instead of the backup server or deduplicated storage. Hence, network savings begin at the production server and backups are significantly faster since only changed data is transmitted from the production server to the storage solution.

Tags : dedupe, 2.0, store, once, enterprise, strategy, group, client
    
By: Intel Corp.     Published Date: Aug 08, 2012

This report describes how improving the efficiency of data storage, deduplication solutions has enabled organizations to cost-justify the increased use of disk for backup and recovery. However, the changing demands on IT storage infrastructures have begun to strain the capabilities of initial deduplication products. To meet these demands, a new generation of deduplication solutions is emerging which scale easily, offer improved performance and availability and simplify management and integration within the IT storage infrastructure. HP refers to this new generation as "Deduplication 2.0.

Tags : assessing, deduplication, 2.0, second, generation, storeonce, deduplication, appliance
    
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