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Introduction to Storage Infrastructure Simplification

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 01 February 2006, updated 21 February 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738494429
ISBN-13: 9780738494425
IBM Form #: SG24-7114-00

Authors: Alex Osuna, Andrew Carr, Brian Perlstein, Istvan Buda and Reinhold Niederhagen

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    This IBM Redbooks publication introduces Infrastructure Simplification. Infrastructure Simplification

    is the methodology of analyzing the complete enterprise: business processes, workflow

    environment end-to-end, and IT for simplification. This analysis yields opportunities to

    save you time and money and eliminate unnecessary complexity that impedes the flow

    of information. This book discusses Storage Infrastructure Simplification and

    demonstrates multiple ways that IBM TotalStorage and Infrastructure Simplification can

    help you reduce complexity, save time and money, and release the flow of information in

    your business.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Infrastructure Simplification principles

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Storage Infrastructure Simplification

    Chapter 2. Total Cost of Ownership of Storage Infrastructure

    Part 2 Virtualization of IT Resources

    Chapter 3. Simplifying your fibre Storage Network

    Chapter 4. Case Study in Infrastructure Simplification

    Part 3 Automated storage management

    Chapter 5. Storage virtualization

    Chapter 6. Software to simplify managing your storage systems

    Chapter 7. Infrastructure Simplification using the IBM System Storage N Series

    Chapter 8. A storage provisioning solution for San File System

    Part 4 Advantages of using IBM TotalStorage for Infrastructure Simplification

    Chapter 9. Competitive advantages to Infrastructure Simplification using IBM TotalStorage

    Chapter 10. Consolidation principles

    Chapter 11. Infrastructure Simplification in action


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