Storage Consolidation

A Sorage Area Network (SAN) is a dedicated network that provides access to consolidated, block level data storage, that enables you to:

 

Consolidate

Eliminate sprawl and maximise utilisation of your storage

Manage

Reduce overhead

Protect

Reduce disruptions

Scale

Provision storage in minutes rather than days

 

Lower costs and increase productivity

 

Eliminate Sprawl and maximise Utilisation

 

  • Handle all your storage needs with a single storage architecture – Eliminate individualDAS,NAS and file server silos
  • Optimise storage efficiency – maximise utilisation
  • Regain control over budget – reduce administration

 

Reduce Overhead

 

  • Consolidate and automate administration – infrastructure, storage, application, and data
  • Speed time to deployment – deploy in minutes, not hours or days
  • Integrate with existing Windows management – spend time on productive tasks

 

Reduce disruptions; provision in minutes rather than days

 

  • Near-instant backups of all data – eliminate backup windows and application downtime
  • Application-aware backup to produce consistent backups – Exchange, SQL Servers, SharePoint and Virtualisation
  • Simple restores – view previous backups and restore individual files and singlemailboxes

 

Vendors and Products

  • NetApp – FAS 2020, FAS 2040, FAS 2060
  • HP – 2000, 4500
 
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