Callisma, Inc., aprovider of network services, today announced the establishment of an alliance to provide end-to-end storage consulting for large-scale enterprise and service provider clients. oday Brocade also announced its Professional Services Provider Program in which Callisma, as one of the first members, will be working in close conjunction with Brocade Fabric Partners, such as systems integrators and master resellers, to provide SAN architecture and design solutions for next-generation storage networking implementations based on Brocade SAN infrastructure, as enterprises and service providers transition from simple to large-scale SAN deployments.
Callisma will provide architecture and design services for clients by leveraging the Brocade SOLUTIONware(TM) library, a family of pre-tested application-specific SAN implementation guidelines designed to simplify the integration and configuration of SAN solutions. Callisma will offer a variety of SOLUTIONware-based SAN services, including storage and server consolidation, backup and restore, disaster recovery, and high availability. Callisma will also leverage the Return on Investment (ROI) Assessment Methodology developed by Brocade, which allows companies to quickly measure the significant, quantifiable benefits of implementing a storage area network, through server and storage consolidation, centralized storage management, increased application and storage availability, increased SAN security, and an overall reduced total cost of ownership of storage environments. These SAN services allow Callisma to provide end-to-end SAN consulting from the end user through the network to the application's storage end point.