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IBM System Storage Solutions for Smarter Systems

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 21 July 2011

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ISBN-10: 073843583X
ISBN-13: 9780738435831
IBM Form #: SG24-7945-00

Authors: Bertrand Dufrasne, Karen Lawrence, Urban Biel, Matthew Lee, Rosemary Mccutchen, Libor Miklas and Aslam Mirza

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    IBM® offers storage solutions that address the key needs of storage efficiency and data protection and retention. This IBM Redbooks® publication shows that IBM has the technology, products, and services to help keep your storage systems enabled and your business flourishing.

    The information presented is structured as follows:

    Storage efficiency:

    - Virtualization

    - Tiering

     - Thin provisioning

     - Flexible delivery

     - Compression

     - Deduplication

    - Visibility

    Data protection:

     - Backup and restore

     - Continuous operations

     - Retention and compliance

    This book has been written for those most concerned about efficient, protected, and available data, along with maintaining their IT environment at a competitive price. The audience for this book is that of IT professionals, such as CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, practitioners, information architects, and current and prospective IBM clients and Business Partners.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Executive overview

    Part 1. Storage efficiency

    Chapter 2. Virtualization

    Chapter 3. Flexible delivery solutions

    Chapter 4. Automated tiering

    Chapter 5. Thin provisioning

    Chapter 6. Compression

    Chapter 7. Deduplication

    Chapter 8. Visibility

    Part 2. Data protection

    Chapter 9. Backup and recovery

    Chapter 10. Continuous operations

    Chapter 11. Retention and compliance


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