Nearly all companies are experiencing an explosion in the demand for storage, driven particularly by space hungry applications like CAD, multimedia, computer graphics, document imaging, email and, last but not least, user-controlled directories. Meeting the demand for increased storage is only one aspect of this problem. Managing the data intelligently, growing the storage infrastructure cost-effectively and providing users with immediate access to all of their files are the real challenges.
Managed Server HSM provides a simple, cost-effective solution for managing the complexities of data storage management. Combine Managed Server HSM with your production servers and a host of off-the-shelf storage devices: NAS appliances, general purpose servers, etc. The result is a finely tuned data storage resource that enables virtually infinite storage growth, increased data availability, with a minimal amount of effort and expense. As storage requirements increase, additional storage devices can be simply added to the pool.