White Papers by Topic: Storage

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The Evolving Role of Disk and Tape in the Data Center

Learn about best practices in backup and archive for today's energy and cost conscious data center including performance, data protection and TCO.

Networking Deep Dive

Although almost every part of a modern datacenter can be considered mission critical, the network is the absolute foundation of all communications. That’s why it must be designed and built right the first time. After all, the best servers and storage in the world can’t do anything without a solid network. To that end, read this whitepaper to learn about a variety of design points and best practices to help tighten up the bottom end.

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.

NetApp Storage Best Practices for Microsoft Virtualization

This technical report (TR) provides guidelines and best practices for integrated architectures and implementations of Microsoft® Hyper-V with NetApp® storage solutions. The NetApp technologies discussed in this technical report are important to achieving an integrated storage solution that is cost effective, operationally efficient, flexible, and environment friendly.

ESG Report: Storage Efficiency Strategies for Microsoft Application Environments

This paper addresses the many Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint implementations running on inefficient storage infrastructures, limiting scalability and complicating what should be fairly simple storage management tasks. Readers will also learn why recent changes in Microsoft infrastructures, including the introduction of a server operating system and a server virtualization solution (Hyper-V), create a compelling opportunity to improve underlying storage infrastructures right now.

Why Your Small Business Needs a Real Server

Enjoy the protection of having a consistent way to back up data so that critical information survives individual desktop crashes or laptop losses.

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