ESG Lab Validation

An HP StorageWorks-Enabled Solution: Affordable End-to-end Storage for Mid-sized Organizations
June 24, 2010 -- This report examines the cost-effective synergy of an end-to-end converged infrastructure powered by an HP StorageWorks P4500 for primary storage, D2D2503 for capacity-optimized disk-based backup, D2D4112 for WAN-optimized replication of backups, and MSL4048 for off-site tape archival.
HP Data Protector and Deduplication Solutions: Scalability and Performance from the Core to the Edge
June 23, 2010 -- This ESG Lab Validation Report examines Hewlett Packard's family of backup and recovery solutions that combine the power of HP StorageWorks Virtual Library Systems (VLS) in the data center and the agility of HP D2D appliances in remote offices, tied together with HP Data Protector backup and recovery software.
Nexsan Assureon - Secure, Online Disk Storage Archive
June 18, 2010 -- Nexsan's Assureon is a CAS (Content Addressable Storage) system capable of protecting, retaining, and searching millions of files; it is designed to be a simple, yet secure, plug-and-play solution for businesses of all sizes.
HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN with VMware View: Optimizing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
June 11, 2010 -- This ESG Lab report documents hands-on testing of an HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN in a VMware View VDI environment – paying special attention to ease of management, performance, storage efficiency, and availability.
IBM System Storage DS5020/DS3950 Express and IBM System x3950 M2: Real-World Mixed Workload Performance in VMware Environments
June 2, 2010 -- This ESG Lab report presents the results of a new performance benchmark methodology designed to assess the real-world performance capabilities of a SAN-attached IBM System Storage DS5020 Express/DS3950 Express storage system and IBM System x3950 M2 servers deployed in a highly virtualized, consolidated data center.
IBM System Storage DS5020/DS3950 Express and IBM System x3950 M2: Mixed Workload Performance in Microsoft Hyper-V R2 Environments
June 2, 2010 -- This ESG Lab report presents the results of a new performance benchmark methodology designed to assess the real-world performance capabilities of a SAN-attached IBM System Storage DS5020 Express/DS3950 Express storage system and IBM System x3950 M2 servers deployed in a highly virtualized Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2 enabled data center.