Medical research is surging into the 21st Century, and includes the dawn of personalized medicine. The realization of personalized medicine is being driven by the increasing speed and dropping costs of gene sequencing. These new technologies for rapid sequencing have created a dramatic need for storage technologies that will radically increase the speed, while reducing costs for research storage. Read this white paper to learn how the exponential growth in genome-mapping data has spawned the growth in affordable, petabyte-capacity storage solutions that can scale as quickly as the data is produced.
The usual cure for exploding file volumes is to add more general purpose file servers. That strategy eventually leads to server sprawl, which brings with it more management complexity, stranded disk capacity, wildly differing storage utilization rates and slower file access. Network-attached storage (NAS) appliances can add file serving capacity that's more easily managed, shareable, more scalable and more efficient than a sprawl of general purpose servers. Read this online article to learn about three basic considerations that can help simplify your NAS buying decision.
HotSchedules needed an agile and scalable IT environment that could respond quickly to growth opportunities. The company deployed the Windows Server 2008 operating system with Hyper-V virtualization technology to consolidate its server environment, reduce costs, and maximize network performance. By hosting up to 19 virtual machines on each physical server, HotSchedules increased its growth capacity while cutting power costs 77 percent and enhancing the company’s competitive position.
Surprisingly, 50% of small to medium sized businesses that have invested in a data availability and recovery solution may still be vulnerable to downtime. Download this free white paper to learn what you can do to avoid the same risk. You'll also learn what your options are for reliable IBM iSeries data protection and recovery that make sense for your size business.
This white paper presents two case studies that illustrate how Oracle Exadata increased storage capacity for data warehouses by 150%, reduced operational and database running costs by 50%, and on average improved database query performance by 10x.
Companies faced with growing capacity requirements, underutilization of existing storage assets, and administrative inefficiency are searching for ways to decrease both cost and complexity. Read on to find out more about HP 3PAR Utility Storage now!
Trends such as big data and BYOD have made the network more critical than ever. Research shows the pain points IT departments are experiencing with network infrastructure - and the investments they're making to improve capacity, scalability, and flexibility. Download this white paper to learn more about network trends.
Today’s K-12 schools are hungry for bandwidth. The reason is clear: highperforming, reliable and easily expanded network services support the latest classroom innovations, including videoconferencing, 1:1 computing, distance learning and modern learning management systems. It’s no surprise then that progressive educators now see a direct link between the overall success of their school districts and access to high-capacity networks. This emerged as a clear trend in new research by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) — a commanding 98 percent of administrators and IT representatives said the future of K-12 education hinges on ubiquitous connectivity.
This white paper lays a framework for planning and implementing high-performance networks. In addition to explaining why now’s the time to plan network upgrades, this paper answers one of the fundamental questions asked by IT managers at schools everywhere: “How much network capacity will we actually need?”
"How can you make sure that your private cloud is agile, responsive, and efficient? NetApp offers private cloud technology that aligns with the following recommendations from Enterprise Strategy Group:
* Optimize storage to fully realize the benefits of server virtualization and private cloud
* Treat storage efficiency as a strategic opportunity to hone and improve the overall cloud environment
* Use techniques such as deduplication and compression to expand the available capacity of a private cloud"
Download this whitepaper to learn more about why:
LANs need upgrades to support high-bandwidth fixed and mobile services
A passive optical LAN (POL) delivers capacity, cost savings, lasting value
Upgrading to POL can reduce TCO by 37% within 5 years
Everything you need to know about Infrastructure for Desktop Virtualization—in one eBook.
Dive into this extensive eBook to get all the details you need to consider when launching down the path of virtualization. In this eBook, from Brian Suhr, author of the blogs Data Center Zombie and VirtualizeTips, and editor Sachin Chheda, director of solutions and verticals marketing at Nutanix, we provide detailed analysis and key points to consider, including:
• Architectural Principles
• Building Blocks
• Infrastructure Alternatives
• Storage Requirements
• Compute Sizing
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Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Aug 15, 2010
If you are responsible for BI (Business Intelligence) in your organization, there are three questions you should ask yourself:
- Are there applications in my organization for combining operational processes with analytical insight that we can't deploy because of performance and capacity constraints with our existing BI environment?
Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Jul 23, 2008
Read how Comcast, the largest cable communications company in the U.S., is using Vertica Analytic DBMS able to quickly collect and analyze data being generated by millions of network devices to ensure quality of service and accuracy of capacity planning to ensure a consistently good customer experience.
In this competitive whitepaper, Edison Group provides an independent, third-party perspective and evaluation of HP's new B6200 StoreOnce Backup System versus EMC Data Domain. Criteria considered included scalability (including capacity and performance
Energy costs are rising. Floor space is shrinking. And demand for IT capacity continues to grow. In this white paper, IBM reveals the next generation data center: scalable, modular data centers (SMDC). Brief case studies illustrate how specific SMDC solutions helped solve critical business issues, such as outdated infrastructure and scalability.
When you need to add IT capacity yesterday, but there's no more space and no more budget, what can you do? This IBM white paper has the answer: a new concept known as scalable, modular data centers. You'll learn how and where they work, the substantial cost benefits they deliver, and how eight different firms are using them to meet various business challenges.
Discover the IBM System x3650, a highly available and expandable, rack-dense, 2U dual-socket SMP server, ideal for application serving in Web environments. This product guide gives an overview of the x3650, as well as key features and specifications of this flexible, reliable, and simple-to-manage server.
Intel faces a familiar challenge: do more with less. With compute capacity growing exponentially and chip size expectation shrinking, the new 5500 series delivers on both fronts. This white paper delivers test results that show increased performance and speed along with greater efficiency.
As the demands for data capacity and higher service levels grow, protecting corporate data becomes more challenging. Continuous Data Protection, as discussed in this white paper by Evaluator Group and IBM, can cost-effectively improve security with As the demands for data capacity and higher service levels grow, protecting corporate data becomes more challenging. Continuous Data Protection, as discussed in this white paper by Evaluator Group and IBM, can cost-effectively improve security with minimal impact to operations.
The modern data center has to keep pace with business growth, without outgrowing its physical space. It must meet customer demands, while containing operating costs. The solution lies in a scalable, modular data center-turnkey, high-density, energy-efficient and able to be deployed quickly. Discover how a number of industries have put this concept to work to provide better service and cut costs.
The nature of the financial services industry places a myriad of international compliance requirements on a company's IT team, as well as an expectation by its customers to deliver the high test levels of performance and reliability.
To survive and thrive, businesses in the industry must not only keep pace with customer demand but gain competitive advantage. Those demands mean the IT team must be at the forefront of adopting emerging technologies.
This is certainly true for Orangefield Columbus, who recently experienced significant growth in its multiple databases which led to the serious performance degradation of its existing storage system. By focusing on a proactive data management storage array, Orangefield was able to eliminate resource contention.
Download now and examine Orangefield's journey to find a solution that would meet, and exceed, their performance and capacity requirements.
Published By: SEPATON
Published Date: Jun 23, 2008
Deduplication is becoming an essential tool to help data center managers control exponential data growth in the backup environment. The methods used to accomplish deduplication vary widely as do the levels of capacity optimization they can provide. Some techniques are well suited to small-to-medium sized backup environments, while others are optimized for larger enterprises. This report describes the various techniques used today to deduplicate data and highlights unique deduplication considerations for enterprise environments.