Seagate Technology subsidiary XIOtech Corporation unveiled the first of three product families in its new SANbuilder line of application-driven storage solutions. The company said the SANbuilder for Exchange Series includes professional services, storage hardware and software, training, support, and integration guides to help ensure a successful storage area network (SAN) installation in a Microsoft Exchange environment.
XIOtech's SANbuilder for Exchange Series includes the MAGNITUDE SAN hardware platform plus the REDI Software Exchange Series Suite, a Storage Assessment and Design Review for Exchange, an implementation guide, customer training, installation, an Enterprise Solution Guide for migrating to Exchange 2000, performance tuning, and XPERTcare Active Watch remote storage monitoring. According to XIOtech, the series includes three configurations to meet the different needs companies have with their Exchange Systems. The initial configurations range from 300 gigabytes (GB) to over 2 terabytes (TB) of available storage with total solutions of up to 500TB available.
The SANbuilder for Exchange Series is the first of three product families that XIOtech is tailoring to the storage requirements of specific applications and markets. Additional SANbuilder products will be released for enterprise users of Oracle and healthcare applications.