White Papers by Topic: Data center

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Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication

This eBook is a "must read" if you are considering a move from tape backup to disk-based backup with deduplication. You may not be aware of the many considerations that need to be assessed.

A Tale of Two Architectures: Why Backup Architecture Matters

Read why scale-out architecture handles data growth very differently than a scale-up architecture. By adopting a scale-out approach the problems of data growth, processing and movement are eliminated and allow you to fix your backup window forever.

How Colocation Can Help Enterprises Transform Their Data Center Operations

In this white paper, we look at the business and IT advantages to leveraging a partner for data center needs - from facilities to power and cooling to added services like migration services, disposal and asset tracking.

Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption

With companies storing data for longer periods of time to meet compliance regulations and business best practices, the inherent risk of a data breach is growing significantly.

Network Based Backup

One of the greatest challenges today is effectively backing up and protecting the vast amounts of data stored throughout an organization. With WAN optimization, you can accelerate network-based backup by 5x and can reduce bandwidth use by up to 95%. Download this paper and learn more about this strategy today.

Use Cases: Microsoft Exchange 2010 on VMware

Many VMware customers running Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 are already taking advantage of the benefits offered by virtualization to improve their organization's messaging capabilities and effectiveness. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes a number of enhancements in areas such as availability, architecture, remote access, operational efficiency, and improved end-user experience. For organizations not already using vSphere, the upgrade cycle from previous versions of Exchange to Exchange 2010 presents an ideal opportunity to begin leveraging the power and flexibility of virtual machine technology. This guide provides use cases and explains the primary technical benefits that can be achieved by deploying Exchange 2010 on VMware vSphere."

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Power Density

This paper describes the science and practical application of an improved method for the specification of power and cooling infrastructure for data centers.

Consolidate Storage Infrastructure

Learn how to find ways to cope with an expanding storage infrastructure, as well as provide continuous access to data stored on reliable and secure media, meet stringent compliance regulations and create operational efficiency while simultaneously cutting costs.

Continuous Data Protection in IBM AIX and i5/OS Environments

A rewind button for applications, files and transactions? That's what continuous data protection (CDP) technology provides to managers of IBM AIX and i5/OS operating environments. CDP rapidly recovers accidentally deleted or otherwise corrupted data and provides many other valuable benefits.

Breakthrough Data Recovery for IBM AIX Environments

This white paper provides a road map to the most effective strategies and technologies to protect data in AIX environments and provide fast recovery should data be lost or corrupted due to accident or malicious action. The paper also outlines the benefits of continuous data protection (CDP) technologies for AIX.

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