White Papers by Topic: Data center

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Email Archiving Deep Dive

Mail servers continue to deal with ballooning message volumes and management challenges. Email archiving software provides a viable solution, particularly when granular government regulations apply. Simply by retaining messages, all companies archive email whether they realize it or not. The real question is what policies your company should have regarding those archives -- and what technologies and techniques should be employed to ensure both regulatory compliance and a scalable, efficient mail infrastructure. InfoWorld contributing editor Logan Harbaugh offers concise advice based on long experience planning and deploying email archiving systems.

Taking the Pain Out of Data Protection, Recovery and Restore

This whitepaper by Marc Staimer, Dragon Slayer Consulting, reviews urgent issues facing organizations such as the inability to recover and restore data when required and mounting financial and legal risks. It also covers an on-demand approach that instantly and cost-effectively solves these issues.

Redefining the Economics of Networking

This paper provides an overview of the challenges businesses face today and how IT addresses the explicit need to manage network costs, provide choice and flexibility and reduce complexity. In addition, this paper highlights the difference between proprietary and standards-based networking and how innovative networking solutions that embrace a standards-based approach allow organizations to break free from restrictive proprietary networking solutions and enable better business outcomes.

Strategies for Cloud Storage, Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

In this new eBook: Strategies for Cloud Storage, Data Protection and Disaster Recovery, IT author and strategist, Don Jones, examines the new approaches and capabilities offered by cloud storage and cloud-based data protection solutions.

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.

Achieving Rapid Data Recovery for IBM AIX Environments

Learn options and strategies, including how continuous data protection (CDP) technology makes any point-in-time recovery possible and how EchoStream technology has significantly improved the recovery time and data recovery points for AIX.

Innovation Through End-to-End Unified Networking Solutions

Discover how HP helps midsize businesses easily handle growth, decrease operational costs, protect data and deliver ROI with a converged infrastructure and advanced applications.

Four Promising Alternatives to the Lead Acid Battery

This white paper will explore the strengths, weaknesses and future prospects of four such technologies: Flywheels, ultracapacitors, fuel cells and lithium ion batteries.

No Harmony in Harmonics

As the number of harmonics-producing loads has increased over the years, it has become increasingly necessary to address their influence when making any additions or changes to an installation. Read this whitepaper to learn more about the common causes, implications and resolutions for problematic harmonic distortion in your electrical system.

Technical Report: NetApp Solutions Guide

This document provides guidance on how to design and architect a scalable Microsoft applications mixed workload solution on highly available VMware vSphere 4 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage. It highlights the flexibility of leveraging either a Fibre Channel (FC) protocol-based storage solutions or IP-based solutions (that is, iSCSI and NFS) for hosting virtual machines, and also describes the NetApp backup and recovery solution for the Microsoft applications.

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