White Papers by Topic: Storage management

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Need a Long-Term Archive Solution? Quantum Adds LTO-5 to Scalar Tape Libraries

Clipper Group's Analyst, David Reine, reviews the role of tape in a modern data center and the importance of LTO-5 technology. He also discusses the advantages of the Scalar i6000 tape library, iLayer technology as well as iLayer MeDIA (Media Data Integrity Analysis) – an exclusive Quantum feature.

Why Organizations Need LTO-5 Today

For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called on to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations.

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.

Top Five Hyper-V Best Practices

NetApp best practices cover important new features of Microsoft® HyperV™ as well as lessons learned from numerous deployments. Learn how to configure networks, set appropriate iGroups and LUN types, avoid alignment problems, and configure CSVs.

Discovering Improved Data Protection Strategies for the Virtual World

This report examines the impact that virtualization has on data protection and disaster recovery and the need for highly virtualized servers and storage within this context. It outlines the factors you should consider as you evaluate and implement data protection solutions in your virtual environment.

The Case for Third-Party Archiving in Exchange 2010

This whitepaper has three primary goals: educate decision makers about the critical role that email archiving plays in minimizing risk and lowering the cost of doing business; educate them about the capabilities of archiving in Exchange 2010; and educate them about why third-party archiving solutions will continue to be necessary.

IDC Expert ROI Spotlight

This research paper outlines how the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General realized a three year ROI of 202% by using NetApp solutions to reduce infrastructure costs, increase user productivity, reduce downtime, and improve IT staff efficiency.

Business Case Study: Assessing Storage Efficiency within NetApp’s Data Centers

This report looks at ways NetApp IT was able to put into practices what the company has been saying to its customers for some time: That the use of NetApp storage offers such efficiency that it can save companies significantly more money and management time than the use of an alternate storage system.

Implementing Oracle on EMC Clariion Systems

This white paper outlines the issues to consider when implementing an Oracle database using an EMC CLARiiON CX or CX3 UltraScale series Fibre Channel storage system.

Serving Up Faster Registration

The University of Idaho sees higher processing and storage capacity, with 100% ROI within months, with the help of a powerful, flexible IT platform based on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and Dell/EMC storage.

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