Storage

Choosing a storage technology from the many options available is an on-going challenge. Storage-area-networks, network-attached storage, cloud storage, and virtualized storage represent only a few of the methods and combinations that may be considered. TechRepublic covers these areas, as well as best practices, policies, and procedures for establishing a data storage strategy.

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Storage Foundation and High Availability Products on Solaris

    In this webcast, the presenter explains about using Veritas Storage Foundation and high availability products in a Solaris environment, including the importance of standardization, moving to clustered file systems, and workload performance.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Mobility, Employees, Policies

    According to a 2009 survey by New York-based research firm Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are becoming increasingly mobile organizations. This paper will discuss the growing concerns these organizations face with an increasingly distributed and mobile workforce, their specific information security needs and initial protective...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Best Practices for Managing Financial Services Compliance

    Financial service organizations are constantly grappling with ever-changing, ever-mounting regulatory obligations to supervise and archive all discoverable content. This white paper discusses the fundamentals of financial services compliance. It then puts forth a case for considering archiving and security as a unified decision, and proposes an archiving solution based on...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Orange Business Services Gets Green Light to Highly Available Services

    In this webcast, the presenter explains about Symantec data storage. The presenter also explains about solution, opens door to highly available, reliable virtualization and cloud computing strategy which is provided by integrated Symantec data storage.

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    VimpelCom Success: Data Center

    In this webcast, the presenter explains about Symantec storage management, data protection, and high availability and tells about the solutions to drive down capital and operating costs while delivering optimal services to 181-plus customers in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    A 40% Faster Backup and 40% Lower Storage Volumes With Symantec

    In this webcast, the presenter explains about Symantec Backup Exec 2012 and its benefits. The presenter explains his benefits which is accelerated backup by 40% and reduced the volume of stored data by the same amount.

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Virtualize With Confidence in Hyper-V Environments

    In this webcast, the presenter discusses advantages for Hyper-V environments gained from Live Storage Migration and Wide Area Disaster Recovery features in Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability for Windows 6.0.

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Improve Service Levels and Reduce Cost With Storage Foundation Manager

    In this webcast, the presenter discusses why Storage Foundation Manager is a must have for Data Center Environments running Storage Foundation and High Availability software to dramatically improve service levels while reducing cost.

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    VMware ESXi Webstart

    Interested in server virtualization and have downloaded FREE VMware ESXi but would like to get some tips before getting started? VMware Education Services is pleased to announce the ESXi vJumpstart to help install and configure the bare metal hypervisor, ESXi. The presenter will introduce new users to the concepts of...

    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 // Nov 2008

    Getting Started With VMware ESXi

    Interested in virtualization but not quite sure what it is or where to start? Attendee of this webcast will learn the basics about virtualization and to set up a virtual "Infrastructure" in minutes using the free VMware ESXi software. VMware ESXi is the easiest way to get started with virtualization,...

    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

  • 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 // Oct 2009

    Optimize Your Storage: A Blueprint for Deduplication in VMware Environments

    As companies continue to investigate ways of cutting IT spending, virtualization and data deduplication are two technologies that are on the minds of all IT managers. Next-generation datacenters are likely to be virtualized to a large extent, and while P2V consolidation is an easy way of cutting IT costs, data...

    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 // 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 // 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    The Business Value of Post Warranty Contracts

    As IT environments continue to become increasingly complex and sophisticated, internal and external customers continue to demand higher levels of service - thus, renewing support contracts to allow for this undisrupted service to mission-critical workloads is crucial. This IDC paper examines the trends propelling the support services market and, in...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Data Backup Solutions

    HP? Data Vault: Automated Backup and Protection. Free White Paper!

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    HP® Network Data Storage

    Boost Productivity w/ Shared Local And Remote Network Data Storage.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    HP® Remote Data Storage

    Access, Back Up, and Share Your Data From Any Internet Connection.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Overview

    Delivers consolidated data storage, file sharing, and data protection that is specifically designed for the small business that has no or limited IT staff.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Viacom cuts costs, saves energy with HP Managed Print Services

    "HP clearly offered a better solution in comparison with our existing solutions, alternatives from other vendors, and in terms of the previous relationships that existed in IT. It made a lot of sense for us to go with HP Managed Print Services." ?Bob Roth, Vice President for Strategic Services, Viacom

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    HP Power Advisor Tool

    The HP Power Advisor is a tool provided by Hewlett-Packard to assist in the estimation of power consumption and proper selection of components including power supplies at a system, rack, and multi-rack level. A variety of additional features are also provided including a condensed bill of materials, a cost of...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Successful Agile with HP Quality Center - Market leading software for Quality Assurance

    Agile software development is quickly becoming the preferred way to build mission-critical software systems. However, if it is not implemented properly customers can run the risk of increasing costs and loss of quality instead of making teams more effective. There are frequently challenges among stakeholders, problems with communication, compressed...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Video: "Taking a Seat at the Executive Table: The Reality of Virtualization"

    This year, for the first time, the number of virtual machines is on track to exceed the number of physical machines shipped. The reasons are clear -- data center cost reduction and greater agility. But, like any new, strategic technology, virtualization also transforms the way IT goes about its day-to-day...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Storage Thin Provisioning Explained

    Business and IT decision makers are in a constant battle to address a rising number of storage problems associated with the volumes of data that is now created by organizations of all types and sizes. In fact, the need for ever increasing amounts of storage is putting pressure on IT...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    ESG Lab Review: HP P4000 SAN: Affordable, Scalable, Reliable Storage

    IT professionals in organizations of all types and sizes face a rising challenge to better protect and manage all of the shared information in a virtualized environment. Of course, most are now deploying shared storage solutions to meet their growing need for affordable, scalable, and reliable storage solutions. Today, with...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    The Business Value of Reservationless Storage

    The cost and complexity of the ever-growing stores of digital assets are a major challenge for IT administrators who are strapped by increasingly-scarce budgets and resources. What they need now are products and services that can knock down the key barriers to true data center efficiency including unabated data growth,...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Storage in the virtual era - Revisiting the requirements on data storage

    The growth in use of server virtualization technology is having a knock-on effect on other infrastructure capabilities including storage. As it becomes a core technology, virtualization can both help and hinder our efforts as we aim to store and manage information for our organizations. This paper sponsored by HP +...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    HP Virtualization Smart Bundles with VMware

    Virtualization is well recognized for its ability to reduce costs, improve application availability, and simplify IT management but getting started can be a challenge. Without a doubt, you need to find the appropriate software, network, server, and storage configurations but even some solutions promoted as simple may actually reduce availability...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Running VMware vSphere 4 on HP LeftHand P4000 SAN Solutions

    IT administrators who are implementing VMWare on a virtual storage area network (SAN) require the most current information available for proper setup and configuration. Issues such as initial iSCSI setup and LUN provisioning are all too important as well as gaining a better understanding of the VMWare's new feature set...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Rethinking virtualization solutions with HP StorageWorks P4000 G2 SANs

    Virtualization is essential for doing more with less and but also encompasses much more than simply server technology. In fact, virtualization is the convergence of servers, storage, and applications in a way that fundamentally changes the way we utilized all the resources available in an entire IT infrastructure. By rethinking...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    HP SWD Services

    Traditional approaches to storage and infrastructure can no longer deliver the results that businesses require in terms of resiliency and innovation. Although many organizations have been adding servers, storage, and networking devices to keep pace with an increasing number of business solutions, a new vision of IT is necessary to...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Liberate, Go ahead we'll back you up!

    How do you manage growth of virtual server environments while maintaining recovery objectives? For many applications, acceptable downtime is now measured in terms of seconds - not minutes. But not all data needs the same level of protection. As a result, IT organizations are applying tiered data management strategies to...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Navigate backup and recovery in VMware environments

    Backup and storage managers can gain some useful insights from this whitepaper, particularly if they're responsible for protecting data, or meeting SLAs for applications on VMware servers. This whitepaper explores the problems faced by IT Administrators when managing the physical and VMware virtual infrastructure, and shows how HP data Protector...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Evaluator Group: HP's Converged Storage (A Vision for Emerging Customer Requirements)

    HP and Intel are building a multifaceted storage product portfolio with a common foundation that will enable the integration of server and storage into Converged Systems. The most desirable storage solution technologies are represented including virtualization, data deduplication, automated tiering, multi-protocol I/O, and performance at scale. HP has one a...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    The HP 3PAR Architecture - Returning Simplicity to IT Infrastructures

    Companies faced with growing capacity requirements, under utilization of existing storage assets, and administrative inefficiency are searching for ways to decrease both cost and complexity. As an HP Converged Storage platform, HP 3PAR Utility Storage powered by Intel? Xeon? processors was designed from the ground up to deliver massive scalability,...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2011

    ESG: HP Gives Exchange Customers Storage Flexibility

    This white paper sponsored by HP and Intel discusses Exchange business drivers, market dynamics, and storage trends -- and how HP + Intel storage solutions can enhance an Exchange environment. Organization large and small need to consider all the factors in determining the right infrastructure and HP storage solutions delivers...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)