Cheap and Deep Storage Options
Low-cost licensing options are available for “cheap and deep” storage best suited for aging or relatively inactive data were performance ceases to be a factor. These are sometimes referred to as “bulk storage nodes (BN).” Space saving techniques including deduplication and compression are built in.
SANsymphony software enhances NAS services provided by Windows Server such as CIFS, NFS and Scale-out File Server (SoFS) by removing single points of failure in the underlying storage environment. In addition, SANsymphony presents raw block volumes to application servers over Fiber Channel or iSCSI SANs.