Storage Consolidation

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



Eliminate sprawl and maximise utilisation of your storage


Reduce overhead


Reduce disruptions


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