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Storage Area Networks

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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White Paper Published By: Acronis     Published Date: Dec 28, 2011
According to a 2010 ESG survey, 73% of midmarket companies face "significant revenue loss or other adverse business impact" within three hours of experience downtime. Read this article to find out why you need the automated disaster recovery plan that's built in to Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11!
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automated disaster recovery, server backup, server disaster recovery, server data protection, windows server backup
    
Acronis
White Paper Published By: Acronis     Published Date: Apr 26, 2011
In this paper we introduce initiatives you can put into effect to survive and thrive in our virtualized world. Then we show how Acronis virtual solutions can save administration time, lower IT expenses and improve your ability to meet both RTO and RPO goals.
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acronis, server consolidation, disaster recovery, backup and recovery, virtual server backup
    
Acronis
White Paper Published By: Active Power     Published Date: Aug 30, 2011
Learn why energy efficiency for UPS equipment is so important, what can influence energy UPS efficiency and how it can directly impact energy costs.
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backup power, backup power supply, battery backup, flywheel ups, green backup power
    
Active Power
White Paper Published 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.
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document, document classification, document security, mobile, mobile workforce
    
Adobe
White Paper Published By: Alacritech     Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
IP storage using Internet SCSI (iSCSI) provides opportunity for many organizations looking to extend existing Fibre Channel SANs to stranded servers, or looking to deploy Ethernet-based SANs. It can reduce costs by allowing IT managers to take advantage of existing, familiar Ethernet networks. Often the biggest complaint white new technology like iSCSI is its ability to provide more than simple functionality and connectivity.
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internet scsi, ip storage, ip networks, fiber channel, fibre channel
    
Alacritech
White Paper Published By: Bell Micro     Published Date: Jun 14, 2010
This paper discusses how the IBM XIV Storage System's revolutionary built-in virtualization architecture provides a way to drastically reduce the costs of managing storage systems.
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bell micro, ibm xiv, storage system management, virtualization architecture, storage area networks
    
Bell Micro
White Paper Published By: BlueArc Corporation     Published Date: Mar 31, 2008
BlueArc’s Titan 3000 Series is designed to meet the requirements of today’s sophisticated enterprise data centers and vertical applications with new levels of storage performance, scalability and reliability. Titan is the first storage solution that consolidates and manages up to 4 petabytes of data in a single storage pool.
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titan, tiered storage, storage, bluearc, storage system
    
BlueArc Corporation
White Paper Published By: Box     Published Date: May 31, 2012
Read how organizations are realizing massive productivity gains by transitioning their content management solutions to cloud-based models.
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free online storage, online storage, file sharing, online file storage, share files online
    
Box
White Paper Published By: Box     Published Date: May 31, 2012
This IDC Vendor Profile analyzes Box, a company playing in the public cloud advanced storage services market and the content management and collaboration market, and reviews key success factors, highlighting market information tailored to investment.
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content, cloud, collboration, enterprises, free online storage
    
Box
White Paper Published By: Box     Published Date: May 31, 2012
This Gilbane Group Beacon examines how large-­scale trends are changing enterprise collaboration and content sharing expectations. It defines Cloud Content Management, an emerging set of content management practices.
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cloud, content management, active control, collaboration, sharing
    
Box
White Paper Published By: Box     Published Date: May 31, 2012
Read how one company's continuing consolidation of file sharing technologies reaped benefits that any organization may derive by undertaking that effort.
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sharing, dow, free online storage, online storage, file sharing
    
Box
White Paper Published By: Box     Published Date: May 30, 2012
This report analyzes the longer-term, five-year cost of ownership and value for cloud applications across four categories: CRM, ERP, collaboration (including email), and IT service management.
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free online storage, online storage, file sharing, online file storage, share files online
    
Box
White Paper Published By: CDW Vmware     Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Following the sale of a company division housing its corporate data center, Source Interlink had to relocate core IT operations. Teaming with CDW, they were able to not only relocate, but lower capital and operating costs, reduce their carbon footprint, and increase efficiency.
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data, center, optimization, cdn, interlink
    
CDW Vmware
White Paper Published By: CDW Vmware     Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
There's a reason why the buzz around cloud computing never seems to die down. Concrete results are replacing the initial hype. Many organizations are taking advantage of private clouds which come with the accessibility of a public cloud and the security of a local server.
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data, center, private, cloud, benefits
    
CDW Vmware
White Paper Published By: CDW Vmware     Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
In today's competitive business landscape, users' needs are continuously changing. Employees want access to their data and applications anytime, anywhere, from any device. The journey to seamlessly integrate data and applications across all devices begins with desktop modernization.
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modernize, desktop, data, application, access
    
CDW Vmware
White Paper Published By: CDW Vmware     Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Your business counts on you for reliable, secure, responsive IT services. It's a nonstop job, with no time off to figure out complex new technologies or wrestle with software solutions designed for larger firms. Virtualization is the way to simplify your IT without unnecessary complexity or cost.
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ebook, reliable, secure, simplify, infrastructure
    
CDW Vmware
White Paper Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Feb 13, 2009
This white paper highlights two new additions to the Cisco® Small Business Network Storage System (NSS) line of products. The Cisco NSS2000 Series is a 2-bay network attached storage (NAS) system, and the Cisco NSS3000 Series is a 4-bay system.
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cisco, storage systems, network storage system, networking, security
    
Cisco
White Paper Published 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
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vpn, wan, cisco, cisco validated designs, cvds
    
Cisco Systems
White Paper Published By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
It’s the challenge businesses of every size wrestle with: How to improve employee productivity while driving down costs. Technology can help achieve that goal – when the right tools are used.
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comcast, technology, business, blueprint, plan
    
Comcast Business
White Paper Published By: Copper River IT     Published Date: Dec 16, 2014
This white paper takes a close look at the importance of moving to an agile, high-performance, next-generation data center network with three key areas that need to be addressed in order to do so: The Data Center Interconnect, Cloud Connectivity, and Building Cloud-Aware Networks.
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copper river, copper river it, data center, sdn, software defined networking
    
Copper River IT
White Paper Published By: Creekpath     Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Imagine a world where storage management is simplified; everything works together; there are no configuration issues when upgrading, and vendors all cooperate to allow information to be easily stored and retrieved seamlessly. This was a reality in the mainframe world, but the deployment of open systems shattered these concepts.
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virtualization, storage virtualization, storage management, storage array, storage arrays
    
Creekpath
White Paper Published By: Decru     Published Date: Apr 23, 2007
Company data is vulnerable to threats from - insiders, unauthorized access to data, data backup, off-site mirroring - just to name a few. Encrypting data at rest, on tape or disk, significantly mitigates these threats. This document provides guidance into some of the factors a company should consider when evaluating storage security technology and solutions.
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storage, security, encryption, key management, protecting your data
    
Decru
White Paper Published 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.
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bulk data transfer, dell, microsoft, offloaded data, storage solutions
    
Dell
White Paper Published By: Dell EMC     Published Date: Nov 03, 2016
What place should solid-state storage assume in your IT architecture? And what are the best options for the average data center to maximize the value of flash? This paper explores the current state of the technology, its common applications, innovations in solid-state chip technology, choices in solid-state drives and dispels the four most common myths surrounding flash. Discover how you can cost-effectively leverage this rapidly maturing technology.
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solid-storage, nvm, nand, ssd, backup and recovery
    
Dell EMC
White Paper Published By: Dell EMC     Published Date: Jun 29, 2016
EMC Isilon scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) is a simple and scalable platform to build a scale-out data lake and persist enterprise files of all sizes that scale from terabytes to petabytes in a single cluster. It enables you to consolidate storage silos, improve storage utilization, reduce costs, while providing you a future proofed platform to run today and tomorrow's workloads.
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network, storage, data, best practices, network attached storage
    
Dell EMC
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