Overview: Dell Compellent (NYSE: CML) provides Fluid Data storage solutions that automate the movement and management of data at a more granular level. This patented, built-in storage intelligence delivers significant efficiency, scalability and flexibility.
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7 Ways to Manage Rapid Patient Data Growth by Dell Compellent. July 30, 2010 - This white paper discusses seven ways healthcare IT teams can use Dell Compellent Fluid Data storage to drive efficiency, ensure high availability and protection, and readily adapt to constant change.
A Fluid Data Architecture Pays Off for CMA by Dell Compellent. June 29, 2010 - Financial institutions worldwide depend upon the credibility and security of Credit Market Analysis (CMA’s) products and services daily. CMA’s approach to market analysis creates large volumes of highly sensitive data that require secure management and storage. CMA has been running a Dell Compellent enterprise storage solution for over two years.
Achieving Disaster Recovery with Virtualization by Dell Compellent. May 24, 2011 - Implementing disaster recovery is both time consuming and costly. And as an IT pro, you are constantly on the look out for new strategies that can help make the process more cost-efficient. Learn how turning to virutalization can help simplify your disaster recovery initiatives and more.
Appleby Improves Stroage Utlization, Simplifies Storage Management and Gains Reliable Disaster Recovery at 50% Lower Cost by Dell Compellent. September 09, 2011 - Appleby, a provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, needed a disaster recovery solution that would replicate data among its geographically dispersed offices. Read this white paper to learn how they successfully implemented Fluid Data technology.
Automated Tiered Storage Claims its Space in the Storage Market by Dell Compellent. October 03, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com E-Guide outlines how vendors are implementing this technology, and in particular what automated tiered storage approach they’re taking for solid-state drive.
Bank Reduces Management Time and Avoids External Consultancy Costs with Dell Fluid Data Technology by Dell Compellent. September 09, 2011 - Bankadati wanted to support rapid business growth by installing a more agile, manageable data storage platform that would help avoid unnecessary downtime. Read this white paper to learn how they successfully implemented Fluid Data technology.
Best Practices for Managing Storage in a Virtual Server Environment by Dell Compellent. September 23, 2011 - This expert e-guide outlines the top 5 tips for managing storage in a virtual server environment and also divulges a set of best practices for using server virtualization in your storage environment. Read on to learn more.
Case Study: Appleby Simplifies Global Disaster Recovery with Fluid Data Technology by Dell Compellent. May 09, 2011 - Because Appleby operates data centers in several geographic regions, replication for disaster recovery purposes is one of the company’s top concerns. The company’s decentralized storage infrastructure seemed to make multi-site replication prohibitively costly and complex. Check out this case study to learn about the solution Appleby found.
Case Study: Compellent SAN earns an A+ in ROI for the University of North Texas by Dell Compellent. June 29, 2011 - UNT needed to deploy a new SAN that could meet the performance, ease-of-management, and cost requirements. In the search for the right solution, they went through an extensive cost of ownership analysis of the competing vendors. Read this Case Study to learn more about the solution they found.
Case Study: Fluid Data Technology earns Top Honor with the Alvarado ISD by Dell Compellent. May 06, 2011 - The Alvarado Independent School District is very proud of their high-tech infrastructure. However, archiving all of the students' valuable content demanded an enterprise storage solution. Read this Case Study to see how Alvarado solved their problem.
Case Study: Orlando Magic Score a Performance Slam Dunk with Dell Compellent SAN by Dell Compellent. May 09, 2011 - To support these data-intensive applications, the Orlando Magic needed a storage area network (SAN) with I/O performance fast enough to play and stream both standard and high-definition (HD) video. Read this case study to see their solution.
Choosing the Best Virtual Server Storage: A Tutorial by Dell Compellent. August 01, 2011 - Virtual implementation comes with a caveat: You must choose the right storage for your virtual server environment – which involves a few careful considerations and steps. This tutorial will walk you through these considerations and also discusses different storage options for your virtual environment.
CIO strategies for DR planning in virtual environments by Dell Compellent. June 24, 2011 - Regarding disaster recovery, expenses currently overshadow the risk of theoretical disaster. As a result, CIOs who hope to implement or upgrade their DR plans must compromise. This e-guide discusses how to make a value case for DR, along with a series of low-cost strategies for planning, implementing, and testing virtual DR plans.
CIO’s Guide for Managing Virtual Environments by Dell Compellent. July 29, 2011 - This e-guide provides a checklist of deployment concerns, along with strategy benchmarks for effective storage and data center virtualization. Gain a high-level virtual environment framework for improved efficiency and data management, seamless migrations, and immediate ROI.
Compellent Helps gm2 Logistics Virtualize for a Greener Future by Dell Compellent. June 2008 - Compellent's powerful and easy to use software applications enabled the team of U.K.-based gm2 Logistics Ltd., to manage the system entirely in-house.
Data Center Servers and Storage E-Book Chapter 4: Reallocating Unused Server and Storage Hardware by Dell Compellent. October 26, 2011 - With a bit of planning, a specific tiering-out of your system priorities and a dash of virtualization, you can breathe new life into your old servers -- even as you bring in replacements with all of their powerful new capabilities. Read this e-book to learn more.
Deliver Dynamic Business Continuity for the Enterprise with Dell Compellent Live Volume by Dell Compellent. October 17, 2011 - Access this white paper to learn about an innovative platform that can help your business minimize downtime, balance workloads, and easily shift resources across the cloud.
Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Citrix XenDesktop 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture by Dell Compellent. August 30, 2011 - Dell tested a sample of 1,000 virtual desktops and simulated real-world workloads using a Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN in a Citrix XenDesktop VDI environment with Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 as the hypervisor.
Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Vmware View 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture by Dell Compellent. August 02, 2011 - An efficient storage solution is integral to a successful VDI implementation. With a Fluid Data architecture and integrated software features such as Automated Tiered Storage, Thin Provisioning, Continuous Snapshots and Remote Replication, the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN proves to be a highly effective storage option for VMware View.
Dell Fluid Data Helps BioWare Stay Ahead of the Game by Dell Compellent. October 27, 2011 - BioWare, a leading developer of console, PC and online role-playing games, is keenly aware of how critical data can be to the bottom line. The company implemented a data center virtualization solution based on the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN with Dell Fluid Data technology and VMware server virtualization software. Read now to learn more.
Dell Fluid Data Technology Heals ZGT's Rapid Patient Data Growth Ills by Dell Compellent. September 09, 2011 - ZGT needed the fl exibility to meet the demands of rapid patient data growth while lowering the cost of scaling its storage infrastructure. Read this white paper to learn how ZGT successfully migrated to a Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN with Dell Fluid Data.
Designing a Persistent Hardware Architecture by Dell Compellent. May 01, 2009 - The Compellent® Storage Center™ SAN is designed for persistence. Using an open, nonproprietary hardware architecture, the Compellent SAN enables businesses to continuously integrate new disk drive, switch and network interface technologies without having to replace existing hardware or software.
Disaster Recovery Planning and Network Services by Dell Compellent. October 03, 2011 - In this FAQ, Carrie Higbie, global director for data center solutions at the Siemon Company, discusses the role of network services in DR planning.
E-Guide: 10 Tips for Managing Storage for Virtual Servers and Virtual Desktops by Dell Compellent. June 21, 2011 - Server virtualization and virtual desktops can make configuring and managing storage systems a lot tougher. These 10 tips can help ease some of the stress caused by managing storage in a virtual environment.
E-guide: A Guide to Disaster Recovery through Cloud and Virtualization by Dell Compellent. May 17, 2011 - Preparing and testing a disaster recovery plan can be very unsettling for IT departments. Save time and money by looking toward cloud and virtualization for portable, simplified solutions. Access this expert e-guide to discover the benefits of a virtual environment, along with suggested approaches for disaster recovery planning and analysis.
E-Guide: Best Practices for Managing Virtual Machines by Dell Compellent. June 22, 2011 - There are many things to consider when designing storage to support a virtual desktop infrastructure environment. While budgets may limit some of your options, there are a number of creative solutions available that can help you get the performance your virtual desktops will require. Read this guide to learn more.
E-Guide: Building on SANs: Getting the most from virtualized storage by Dell Compellent. October 14, 2011 - How can you be sure that you are making the most of your virtualized system? Not only should your network be organized and easy to navigate, but it should work for you in terms of lowered costs and increased productivity. In this e-guide, learn about SAN technologies and how they can be utilized to the outmost extent in the health care setting.
E-Guide: Data Storage Management in Virtual Server Environments by Dell Compellent. June 03, 2011 - Fibre Channel remains the technology of choice for most virtual server environments even as iSCSI storage-area networks (SANs) gain traction. Read this SearchStorage.com Special Report to learn how some storage professionals are evaluating 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) iSCSI SANs as they expand their virtual server environments.
E-Guide: Decoding DR: Selecting the right vendors and strategy for your implementation by Dell Compellent. November 03, 2011 - Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t simple – but it isn’t optional, either. The truth of the matter is that a catastrophe-battered organization without a DR solution in place won’t survive. This e-guide provides straightforward guidelines for choosing vendors, determining must-have components and structuring essential plans for DR.
E-Guide: Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan for Virtual Machines by Dell Compellent. May 27, 2011 - Learn about the various approaches to virtual machine disaster recovery in this tutorial.
E-Guide: Disaster Recovery Planning for Health care Providers by Dell Compellent. November 02, 2011 - For hospitals, timely access to patient data is critical for maintaining normal operations during a natural or man-made disaster. This e-guide will help health care providers create and implement effective disaster recovery and business continuity plans -- complete with advice from providers who had to put those plans into action.
E-Guide: Expert Guide to Virtualization Storage Options by Dell Compellent. May 20, 2011 - Selecting the right storage options for your virtual environment can be a real challenge if you aren’t sure what you are looking for. In this eguide our experts at SearchServerVirtualization.com explore a variety of storage options that support virtualization, including shared storage.
E-Guide: Key components to a virtual disaster recovery solution by Dell Compellent. October 13, 2011 - In businesses nationwide, IT infrastructures have been growing rapidly – leading to extensive sprawl. In terms of disaster recovery, this spells mayhem. This e-guide suggests virtualization as a potential solution and explains why hot sites, bandwidth, and testing are essential components of any virtual disaster recovery plan.
E-Guide: New Wave of Automated Tiering Software Eases Migration, Adds Control by Dell Compellent. May 27, 2011 - In this tutorial on automated tiering, we outline the sub-LUN offerings the major storage vendors are promoting alongside their SSD options. We also explore five questions users need to consider as they evaluate sub-LUN tiering options, and more.
E-Guide: Recovering from IT disaster: What’s really causing your outage? by Dell Compellent. November 02, 2011 - Most IT disasters have nothing to do with the hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods that can wipe out a facility. In fact, studies show that hardware failure is the number one reason for DR declarations. This e-guide describes common DR misconceptions and consequences, and provides backup and testing suggestions for optimal recovery.
E-Guide: Selecting the data backup option that is right for you by Dell Compellent. November 02, 2011 - It is ultimately up to each individual health care facility to determine the data backup options that best suit their needs, so long as the overall solution adheres to regulatory requirements.Access this e-guide for an overview of pros and cons of different types of backups.
E-Guide: Storage Efficiency Steps That Reduce Your Data Footprint by Dell Compellent. October 07, 2011 - This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com outlines how to maximize your data storage capacity with different storage tools and techniques that improve your storage efficiency. Tools discussed include automated storage tiering, SSD, deduplication and more.
E-Guide: Tips for thin provisioning storage in a health care setting by Dell Compellent. October 27, 2011 - As health care IT seeks to find ways to cut costs everywhere, it will be forced to aggressively adopt primary storage optimization technologies such as thin provisioning. Learn more inside this exclusive e-guide.
E-Guide: Top 5 Tips for Managing Virtual Server Environments by Dell Compellent. June 20, 2011 - To help data storage professionals make the most of these challenging environments, we've collected our top five tips on managing storage in a virtual server environment. Download this E-Guide to learn how to go about managing your virtual environments more efficiently.
E-Guide: Using a virtualized server environment to address HIPAA compliance by Dell Compellent. October 14, 2011 - In an ever-digitized storage environment, there can be an array of threats posed to patient medical records. Amidst all of these concerns, how can you be sure which virtual server environment is right for you? In this exclusive e-guide, learn how one company successfully took the leap to a virtualized server environment.
E-Guide: Virtualization management for streamlined consolidation and improved disaster recovery by Dell Compellent. August 17, 2011 - Inside this expert e-guide, learn how automation tools simplify the virtualization management process and can aid in both data center consolidation and disaster recovery.
E-Guide: Dynamic and Effective Storage Tiering by Dell Compellent. November 30, 2010 - With the massive amounts of data that companies are storing, intelligent tiered storage isn't a luxury - it's quickly becoming a necessity. These articles will provide you with three reasons why you should deploy dynamic storage tiering and how to go about organizing your strategy. Download this informative guide to learn more!
eBook: The Data Center Of The Future by Dell Compellent. March 19, 2009 - Enterprise CIOs are adopting green IT and other new technologies to improve data center efficiencies. In this ebook learn more about how IT organizations are using green IT, virtualization, storage capacity planning and even cloud computing to realize energy savings and lower hardware and power costs in the data center.
Efficient Data Storage: A Guide for Storage Managers by Dell Compellent. August 01, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com Special Report features an editorial piece from storage guru Rich Castagna about backup technologies today that contribute to achieving tremendous storage efficiency in your IT infrastructure.
ESG Product Brief: The Solid Applicability of Compellent's Fluid Data by Dell Compellent. June 30, 2011 - The essence of Fluid Data—both as a construct and as a branded capability of Compellent’s storage solution—is to provide data storage that is as dynamic as the demands placed upon it by fickle applications and business needs. Read this white paper to learn how to harness fluid data in your organization.
Expert Insight into Powershell's Scripting by Dell Compellent. September 22, 2011 - To fully leverage Microsoft PowerShell, you must be aware of all the benefits this new technology offers. This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchWindowsServer.com provides a deeper understanding of PowerShell and describes various approaches to scripting and Hyper-V management.
FAQ Guide: Auto Tiering Crucial to Storage Efficiency by Dell Compellent. October 26, 2011 - This expert E-Guide featuring Jeff Boles, senior analyst at Taneja Group, discusses the importance of auto tiering in storage today.
Five Considerations for Efficient Storage Virtualization by Dell Compellent. October 05, 2011 - Virtualization is mainly associated with servers, but in fact, storage systems are really the vital factors that determine deployment success. Access this white paper to learn how to optimize your virtualization deployment through storage efficiency.
Fluid Data Storage: A How To Guide by Dell Compellent. April 29, 2011 - A Fluid Data architecture automates data management at a more granular level to adapt to storage admin needs. Detailed information about each block is captured in action, providing system intelligence inside the volume. A sophisticated data movement engine uses this metadata, or data about the data, to intelligently store, recover and manage data.
Fluid Data Storage: A How To Guide - Intelligent storage automation for IT administrators by Dell Compellent. February 24, 2010 - SANs are frequently difficult to set up and configure, requiring a lot of effort to perform necessary tasks. This paper explains how a Fluid Data architecture can make life as a storage admin much easier.
Fluid Data Storage: Driving Flexibility in the Data Center - Eight Must Have Technologies for the IT Director by Dell Compellent. February 01, 2010 - With Dell Compellent, enterprise data is actively, intelligently managed throughout its lifecycle so you can constantly adapt to changing business conditions. This paper discusses eight Dell Compellent technologies that combine to create new levels of efficiency and flexibility while cutting cost now and in the future.
Fluid Data: Enterprise Storage that Redefines the Data Center by Dell Compellent. June 06, 2011 - Check out this data sheet to learn about a truly revolutionary product that allows you to scale on a single platform with no forced end of life, slashes storage costs by as much as 80%, and forms the foundation for flexible grid storage.
Gaston County Leads the Way with Lower Storage TCO by Dell Compellent. June 2008 - This case study explains how Gaston County, N.C. eliminated server sprawl, implemented a reliable disaster recovery plan and consolidated applications using Compellent as their storage foundation.
Implementing Fibre Channel SANs in a virtual server environment by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - This Q&A featuring VMware expert Eric Siebert divulges the advantages and disadvantages of implementing FC SANs to support your virtual server platform.
Increasing IT Efficiency in a Dynamic Data Center by Dell Compellent. April 01, 2010 - This white paper provides a blueprint for a highly efficient and dynamic datacenter using Microsoft® and Compellent technologies. The solution is enabled by Microsoft Virtualisation and the Compellent® Storage Center SAN™ solution.
Leveraging a Persistent Hardware Architecture by Dell Compellent. June 01, 2010 - Many enterprises looking to increase the flexibility, improve the scalability, enhance the availability and reduce the costs of data storage have turned to SANs. The Compellent SAN enables businesses to continuously integrate new disk drive, switch and network interface technologies without having to replace existing hardware or software.
Maximizing your enterprise data storage capacity: Improve efficiency and utilization by Dell Compellent. July 29, 2011 - This tutorial from SearchStorage.com explores different backup tools that can improve the efficiency and utilization of your IT infrastructure by getting the most out of your storage capacity. Backup methods discussed in this tutorial include SRM tools, tiered storage models, classification and migration tools, thin provisioning and more.
Minnesota Wild Names Dell Compellent SAN "Most Valuable Player" by Dell Compellent. September 09, 2011 - The Minnesota Wild’s six-month old iSCSI storage solution could no longer keep up with the growing data needs of concession vendors. Read this white paper to learn how the Wild successfully implemented Fluid Data technology to solve the problem.
Neutraceutical Supplements Uptime with Dell Compellent SAN by Dell Compellent. May 06, 2011 - Nutraceutical’s previous storage area network (SAN) lacked the flexibility and high availability necessary to keep production running at the manufacturing facility without sacrificing the IT team’s nights and weekends. Read on to learn more.
NuVasive Supports its Virtualized Environment with Compellent SAN by Dell Compellent. March 10, 2011 - This brief white paper brought to you by Compellent, takes a look at the ways in which NuVasive, Inc., an innovative developer of medical IT technology, has benefited from the implementation of Compellent Storage Center. Read on to learn more today.
Optimize VMware Environments with the Smartest Virtualized Storage by Dell Compellent. July 11, 2011 - Data center virtualization not only consolidates IT resources and boosts efficiency, but increases flexibility, performance and availability. By combining storage virtualization by Compellent with server virtualization by VMware, users know their data center will operate efficiently today and adapt to change tomorrow.
PCI Express extender approach I/O virtualization by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - What’s the latest around the PCI Express extender approach to I/O virtualization? Check out this SearchVirtualStorage.com interview as George Crump, lead analyst for Storage Switzerland, discusses using PCIe bus extenders to implement I/O virtualization.
Planning for Disaster Recovery in a Health Care Setting by Dell Compellent. August 01, 2011 - This Eguide will help health care providers create and implement an effective disaster recovery plan.
Planning for virtualized disaster recovery in a health care setting by Dell Compellent. June 24, 2011 - Server virtualization has proved to be an advantageous in disaster recovery situations because if physical servers have been destroyed, it’s easy to restore backups to virtual hardware. Learn how healthcare facilities can benefit from adding server virtualization to disaster recovery plans, while maintaining compliance.
Presentation Transcript: Automated Storage Tiering by Dell Compellent. June 03, 2011 - In this transcript of a podcast interview, Jeff Boles of the Taneja Group examines some of the business drivers behind storage tiering. He also explores some of the challenges associated with tiered storage, such as data migration, and how effectively addressing these challenges can be the key to tiered storage success.
Presentation Transcript: Automated Storage Tiering by Dell Compellent. June 20, 2011 - Auto tiering is one of the best ways to improve storage efficiency and, in the long term, reduce storage costs through right-sizing your storage infrastructure, leading to greater agility. Check out this transcript featuring storage expert Ashish Nadkarni, of the Taneja Group, to learn more about what tiering can do for your data center.
Presentation Transcript: Backing Up Virtual Servers by Dell Compellent. May 20, 2011 - The implementation of server virtualization has strongly impacted the backup process. Read this transcript of a Q & A with backup expert Mark Bowker to learn more.
Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Automated Disaster Recovery with Virtualization by Dell Compellent. July 25, 2011 - Disaster recovery (DR) is a critical operation for nearly every organization, and automating the DR process is essential for ensuring it happens continuously and efficiently. Take a look at this presentation transcript to learn how you can leverage virtualization to create an effective DR plan for your entire infrastructure.
Presentation Transcript: Dell Compellent and Microsoft Integration: Automating and creating efficiency for the dynamic data center by Dell Compellent. June 27, 2011 - Dell Compellent storage virtualization can provide the perfect complement to Hyper-V environments. Learn how a PowerShell command set, thin provisioning, free space recovery and VSS integration combine with Windows Server 2008 R2 to deliver a new level of automation and efficiency.
Presentation Transcript: How to Build an Efficient Data Storage Environment by Dell Compellent. August 31, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, George Crump, lead analyst at Storage Switzerland, discusses how to build an efficient data storage environment.
Presentation Transcript: Leveraging virtualization and green IT technologies to improve data center efficiency by Dell Compellent. April 10, 2009 - This transcript examines the respective challenges that accompany virtualization and green IT initiatives. Learn specific best practices that will enable your business to lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and accelerate ROI.
Presentation Transcript: Midmarket Virtualization Case Studies by Dell Compellent. July 13, 2009 - This presentation transcript features Andrew Baker, Vice President of IT operations at ARGI and Steven Sommer, Principal and Founder of SLS Consulting who discuss how their respective organizations have cut costs with virtualized datacenters.
Presentation Transcript: NFS for Virtual Servers by Dell Compellent. June 08, 2011 - In this interview transcript, VMware expert Eric Siebert discusses the best way to use NFS for virtual server environments. Discover the benefits and complications that can arise when implementing network-attached storage (NAS) in your virtual server platform and more.
Presentation Transcript: Reducing Your Data Footprint by Dell Compellent. October 10, 2011 - In this presentation transcript Greg Shulz, founder and senior analyst at StorageIO Group, discusses how storage managers can reduce their data footprint.
Presentation Transcript: Server Virtualization Disaster Recovery by Dell Compellent. June 15, 2011 - Server virtualization has many benefits from the disaster recovery standpoint- not having to purchase physical infrastructure for DR being only the tip of the iceberg. Check out this brief, two page transcript of an interview with DR expert Pierre Dorion to learn more about potential benefits and pitfalls of server virtualization in DR.
Presentation Transcript: Storage Virtualization Technology Pros and Cons by Dell Compellent. October 12, 2011 - In this SearchStorage.com podcast transcript, Marc Staimer discusses the ins and outs of storage virtualization technology. Find out the pros and cons of storage virtualization, when to rule out storage virtualization in your environment, and how to decide between file-based or block-based storage virtualization in your data center.
Presentation Transcript: Three Most Important Enhancements to VMware Site Recovery Manager by Dell Compellent. June 15, 2011 - Read this transcript of an interview with disaster recovery expert Ray Lucchesi to learn what's new and exciting, including shared recovery site capability, clustering, and the future of region-wide disaster recovery.
Presentation Transcript: Tiered Data Storage by Dell Compellent. August 31, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, Ashish Nadkarni, Senior Analyst and Consultant at Taneja, explores the three tiers that are typically the most beneficial for SMBs: primary, secondary, and tape.
Presentation Transcript: Tiered Storage Tools for File Storage by Dell Compellent. May 19, 2011 - Modern file storage with the runaway capacity many organizations are facing, escalating performance demands, and shrinking IT budgets make tiered storage make very appealing solution. Check out this transcript of an expert podcast featuring Jeff Boles, Senior Analyst at the Taneja Group to learn how storage tiers can help your organization.
Presentation Transcript: Virtual Storage for VMware Virtual Servers by Dell Compellent. June 21, 2011 - Fluid data dynamically adapts your data in real time, and enables a single scalable platform that delivers efficiency, agility, and resiliency for virtualized data centers and the cloud. Check out this transcript to learn how to transform your data into fluid data.
Proper Virtual Storage Management by Dell Compellent. August 08, 2011 - Virtual data center managers must keep storage capacity and performance within acceptable parameters as business conditions change. Examine the nuances of virtual storage, including provisioning, performance and remote storage methods and ensure that you allocate the right amount of storage for each application.
Recovering from a disaster: Over 40 tips and steps to take by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - DR plans must be flexible and scalable to address a wide range of things that can go wrong. This exclusive SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide provides you with everything disaster recovery from A-Z - including over 40 tips and steps to help ensure your DR plan functions successfully.
Selecting Storage in a Virtual Data Center by Dell Compellent. August 08, 2011 - With Fibre Channel, iSCSI and even prepackaged storage-plus-SAN solutions available, figuring out which makes sense for your particular environment can be tricky. Learn provisioning tactics that can help organizations make the most of their storage.
Special Report: Tiered Data Storage Strategies for Your IT Shop by Dell Compellent. August 08, 2011 - Check out this SearchStorage.com Special Report to learn everything storage tiering as it outlines four different options including dynamic storage tiering, sub-LUN tiering, data migration in tiering and auto-tiering.
Storage the Backbone of your Virtual Environment by Dell Compellent. June 29, 2011 - Today's storage technology offers a range of options for virtualization. To make the best choices, be sure assess your needs and consider your business objectives. Review the critical steps to make of the most of your storage so you can get the performance you expect from your virtual infrastructure.
The Architectural Advantages of Compellent Automated Tiered Storage by Dell Compellent. November 11, 2010 - With the recent profusion of tiered storage solutions into the enterprise storage market, organizations are increasingly adopting tiering strategies to accommodate rapid data growth while controlling costs. Yet most solutions fail to maximize the potential benefits of tiered storage. Read this white paper to learn more.
The Architectural Advantages of Dell Compellent Automated Tiered Storage by Dell Compellent. April 29, 2011 - Tiered storage solutions are becoming increasingly popular for its ability to accommodate rapid data growth while controlling costs. Yet many organizations fail to maximize the potential of tiered storage. Check out this white paper for some best practices to realize the ultimate potential of a tiered storage solution.
The Expanding Tiered Storage Model by Dell Compellent. August 01, 2011 - This tutorial discusses the expanding tiered storage model and the additional paybacks you can see from adding SSDs and cloud into the mix.
Three Must Haves for the Virtual Data Center by Dell Compellent. January 01, 2009 - To take full advantage of server virtualization, and create a true virtual data center, IT departments need a holistic storage solution that allows fully shared resources, easy and automated storage classification and migration and complete data protection. Read this white paper for three "must haves" to achieve those objectives.
Tiered Storage Tutorial by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - Storage administrators are increasingly revisiting tiered storage strategies to lower asset and operational costs, and to improve application performance. This expert e-guide from SearchStorage.com provides all of the information you need about trends and new emerging technologies in tiered storage.
Understanding Windows PowerShell Functions by Dell Compellent. September 22, 2011 - This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchWindowsServer.com, offers advice to help you leverage PowerShell and other tools to automate your Hyper-V infrastructure.
Using iSCSI for virtual server environments by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - In this interview, Mike Laverick, a VMware expert, discusses the pros and cons of using iSCSI for virtual server environments. Find out the proper steps you should take when implementing iSCSI in your virtual environment, how to configure iSCSI in vSphere and how to test the performance of an iSCSI storage device.
VDI Storage: Capacity and performance requirements for VDI implementation by Dell Compellent. October 11, 2011 - This SearchVirtualStorage.com VDI FAQ guide can help you by outlining how to design your VDI solution, the impact VDI has on storage, how to solve capacity and performance problems in a VDI environment and more.
Virtual Data Center E-Zine Volume 20: Critical Decisions for Virtualization Storage by Dell Compellent. September 30, 2011 - In this expert e-zine, find out how to use ROI and VARs to make the case for virtualization so you can start taking advantage of today's newest technologies. Also, get tips on using the Open Virtualization Format tool and learn how to plan storage for virtual environments.
Virtual Data Center eZine - Vol.5 by Dell Compellent. October 31, 2008 - According to the Data Center Decisions 2008 Purchasing Intentions Survey, server selection and disaster recovery (DR) are front-burner issues for data center decision makers.
Virtual Disaster Recovery Solutions for IT Executives by Dell Compellent. August 05, 2011 - Disaster recovery (DR) shouldn’t be left on the back burner until a natural disaster strikes. In fact, around 80% of network disruptions are a result of IT architecture complexity. But for many organizations, virtualization is an economical DR solution. This e-guide addresses the benefits of virtual disaster recovery.
Virtual Storage for Virtual Servers by Dell Compellent. May 31, 2011 - Fluid data dynamically adapts your data in real time, and enables a single scalable platform that delivers efficiency, agility, and resiliency for virtualized data centers and the cloud. Check out this webcast to learn how to transform your data into fluid data.
Virtual Storage Pros and Cons by Dell Compellent. September 23, 2011 - This expert e-guide was designed to help you become aware of the bumps in the road that you might come across when implementing storage virtualization. It also outlines the different approaches to storage virtualization and offers suggestions on how to choose the right approach for your environment. Continue reading to learn more.