Storage

Whether it's RAID, SSD or NAS, storage hardware and management affects IT from the data center to your smartphone.

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Dell Whitepaper: Enterprise client management with Dell Client Integration Pack

    With so many workstations and notebooks assigned to employee for work, enterprises seek and effective management solution to keep these clients systems secure, up to date and compliant with IT policy - no matter where employees take them. Dell client systems come with a number of convenient, straightforward client management...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Three Things Your Old Version of vSphere Doesn’t Do

    With VMware® vSphere® software, you have already seen the benefits of the world’s leading virtualization platform. However, vSphere alone doesn’t have all of the tools you need to realize the most value from your investments. To achieve peak performance and intelligently scale your virtual environment, you need tools to help...

    Provided By VMware APAC

  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Hitachi Data Systems Case Study: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global leader in providing technology enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business: Business Solutions and Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. When the possibility of relocating mainframe operations from the United States to Australia arose, CSC chose...

    Provided By Hitachi Data Systems

  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    How do I use a Windows 7 Virtual Hard Disk as a backup device?

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to create and use a virtual hard disk (VHD) as a backup device. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog and as a TechRepublic Photo Gallery.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Pinpoint Security Risks with 100% Better Insights

    Security breaches can happen anywhere in an organization, and having the ability to analyze any form of data can give you the edge against fraud, theft, and infiltration by pinpointing abnormal behavior patterns. Understanding your security vulnerabilities requires rapid, deep analytics against business data, machine data, and unstructured human information....

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Meeting the Big Data Challenge: Get Close, Get Connected

    Big Data can be a key tool in gaining a competitive advantage—allowing businesses to better understand and target their customers and transform their processes. This paper outlines the challenges related to Big Data and how to manage and overcome them, so you can derive value faster.

    Provided By Equinix

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Best Practices in Video Surveillance Storage: A Guide for IT and Security Managers on the Reliable Storage of Surveillance Video

    This paper discusses video surveillance storage options, their evolution from DVRs and Network Video Recorders (NVRs) to Storage Area Networks (SANs). It also discusses the importance of selecting a storage system optimized for recording video from multiple cameras. The paper concludes by providing a paper on a solution using a...

    Provided By Milestone Systems

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    How do I clone a hard drive with Clonezilla?

    With Clonezilla you can clone a single drive or even a single partition within a drive and then recover that drive later. Jack Wallen shows you how.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Storage system comparison: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500

    Organisations must continue to deal with growing data storage requirements, while doing more with less. The growing adoption of storage-as-a-service, business intelligence, and big data results in ever more service-level agreements (SLA) that are difficult to fulfil without IT administrators spending longer hours in the datacentre. This Edison research paper...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    The Security Confidence Gap Infographic

    Find out why confidence in the security of the IT environment drops as workers become more mobile, despite widespread policy enforcement.

    Provided By IronKey

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Go Beyond SCOM Monitoring Capabilities with Foglight for SQL Server

    Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) allows you to manage and monitor Windows and Linux systems within an Active Directory farm. SCOM is great at telling you whether your server is healthy or not; however, if you want to drill into specific database issues, you need more. This paper explores...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social

    This white paper examines the state of collaboration in today's enterprise and provides an IBM point of view on how collaboration will evolve, along with how Notes and Domino software will fit into the new collaboration equation.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware Horizon View™. From application requirements to end user expectations, reference these tips as you move to a virtual desktop infrastructure.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere Data Protection

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware vSphere® Data Protection™. From retention policies to best practices for deploying appliances, reference these tips as you create or improve your data protection plan.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The Benefits of VMware’s vCenter Operations Management Suite

    Read how customers gained significant operational benefits and key performance metrics to their businesses by deploying vCenter Operations Management Suite in their vSphere environments. vSphere customers who installed vCenter Operations Management Suite saw a total of 50% reduced IT costs and 31% incremental savings in IT costs over existing vSphere...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    At a Glance: The VMware Advantage Over Hyper-V 3

    Compare vSphere 5.1 to Microsoft’s Hyper-V 3 to find out which virtualization platform enables you to run business critical apps at the lowest total cost of ownership.

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Forrester Total Economic Impact of VMware View

    In August 2012, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by efficiently managing their virtual desktop infrastructure from a single console using VMware View. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere Data Protection

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware vSphere® Data Protection™. From retention policies to best practices for deploying appliances, reference these tips as you create or improve your data protection plan.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Taneja Group: Overview of Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for SMBs

    Taneja Group presents an evaluation of the virtualization and cloud solution market for small and medium business (SMB) users (companies with less than 1000 employees). This executive summary evaluates virtual infrastructure and management, end user computing, and cloud service provider solutions from leading vendors, to enable senior decision makers in...

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Introduction to ESXi

    Brian Watrous, VCI, discusses how to transition to ESXi 5.1. This first video introduces ESXi and is intended for VMware vSphere administrators managing VMware ESX 4.x hosts but want to leverage the advanced features of VMware ESXi 5.1.

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    vSphere Snapshot Overview

    Joe Desmond, VMware Certified Instructor, provides an overview of the vSphere Snapshot tool to support guest O/S administrators. Snapshots allow safe change to virtual machines without the worry of failed implementation.

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 QuickStart Series Part 1: SRM Preparation and Setup

    VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) is the market-leading disaster recovery product that complements VMware vSphere® to ensure the simplest and most reliable disaster protection for all virtualized applications. In this first webcast in a two-part series, we will discuss SRM architecture, setting up and configuring sites, and creating protection...

    Provided By VMware

  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (2): Realizing the Full Benefits of VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how to increase the value you can get from vSphere with Operations Management and your VMware virtualized environment from VMware.

    Provided By VMware

  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (3): Ensuring Data Protection with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses your options in protecting critical business data with data protection solutions from VMware.

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    Introduction to Virtualization

    This video webcast is designed to help those with little to no virtualization experience understand why virtualization and VMware are so important to driving down both capital and operational costs. The session will start with the introduction of the key concepts and technologies of virtualization, introduce the vSphere Hypervisor, and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Oct 2011

    Virtualize Business-Critical Applications with Confidence

    Virtualizing business-critical applications has become a key focus for organizations as they move along their virtualization journey. With the launch of VMware vSphere? 5, VMware is helping customers accelerate the deployment of business-critical applications, including Exchange, SQL, SAP and Oracle. Attend this webcast to learn about: ...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Case Study - Oracle

    In this paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) realized by three Enterprise organizations as they virtualized mission-critical Oracle databases on the VMware vSphere platform. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 3: Management with VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Storage Optimization and Simplified Desktop Management With VMware View and NetApp

    Organizations are looking for ways to simplify desktop management, lower storage costs and improve business continuity. The combination of VMware View Composer and NetApp storage can help the organization optimize storage and simplify management of thousands of desktops. The attendee will learn how to lower overall storage costs up to...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Improve Storage Efficiency and Management With VMware vSphere 4

    VMware vSphere 4 dramatically improves storage efficiency while optimizing storage management and providing increased choice of protocol and storage vendors' technology. The presenter of this webcast will describe new storage related features in VMware vSphere 4 and how they work, as well as the benefits of each new capability. The...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Reduce IT Costs With VMware View Composer and EMC Storage Deduplication

    VMware server virtualization has been transformative in significantly driving down costs associated with building, deploying and managing IT assets. Many customers today are looking at virtual desktop solutions as a way to extend those real TCO benefits more broadly by driving down the costs of managing and maintaining a traditional...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    VMware and NetApp Virtualization: The Right Investment for a Tough Economy

    The presenters of this webcast discuss how VMware virtualization can provide the company a competitive cost advantage, and the various ways to reduce costs and gain efficiencies in the datacenter. The attendee will also discover why NetApp is the essential storage platform for VMware, and how NetApp can help to...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Technical Track: Reference Architecture Guide for a Successful VMware View Deployment

    Built and validated by VMware and supporting partners, VMware View reference architectures are designed to address common use cases, such as enterprise desktop replacement, remote access, business process outsourcing and disaster recovery. The architectures described in this guide offer standard, repeatable, scalable designs that can be adapted to specific environments...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    How to Upgrade From VMware Infrastructure 3 to VMware VSphere 4

    The presenter of this webcast will cover the details of how to successfully migrate from VMware Infrastructure 3 to VMware vSphere 4 and get to a point of parity with respect to the following capabilities: VMware VMotion, VMware Storage VMotion, VMware High Availability (HA) and VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)....

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    VI Webstart: Deep Dive Into Storage and Network Configurations

    This webcast gives a deeper dive into storage and networking in VMware Infrastructure. Storage topics included the details on how VMware ESX and ESXi use Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and NAS storage; the architecture of VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS); multipathing in Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs; raw disk...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Virtual Machine and Storage Integration With VMware and Dell

    This webcast take a deeper dive into storage and networking in VMware Infrastructure. Storage topics included the details on how VMware ESX and ESXi use Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and NAS storage; the architecture of VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS); multipathing in Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs; raw disk...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Introduction to VMware vSphere 5

    This presentation will be available to audience members until August 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time. The foundation of the new VMware Cloud infrastructure Suite is VMware vSphere5, the most trusted, widely deployed virtualization platform in the world. Architected to support the broadest range of virtual and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Introduction to VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

    This presentation will be available to audience members until August 23, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time. Business continuity is a top concern for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), who rely on their applications to keep their businesses running. VMware vSphere 5, the industry's leading virtualization platform, enables...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 2: Introduction to VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Getting Started With VMware vSphere and Emulex/Cisco SANs

    The combination of VMware vSphere and Fibre Channel SANs provides substantial CapEx and OpEx savings. Cisco and Emulex are leaders in Fibre Channel technologies and provide scalable, high-performance hardware and software components that fully enable server virtualization in the data center. This paper explains some of the components and concepts...

    Provided By VMware