Network and server downtime is costing billions of pounds in business and productivity losses each year. At the same time, the amount of information to be managed and stored is increasing dramatically, as is the amount of users demanding access to data and information, needing faster & faster rates around the clock.
In fact, data has grown in value to the point where it has become one of the most valuable corporate assets. It is a competitive differentiator. Managing and protecting it is paramount. In today’s environment, storage is the single most important IT resource for guaranteeing:
Cougar Hanson can provide storage, backup and restore solutions which connect directly to servers such as hard disks and tape drives.
Disk Storage Solutions inc:
Cougar Hanson can provide Networked Storage Solutions specifying and integrating technologies from the world’s best of breed vendors.
Storage Area Network (SAN) In a SAN environment, the storage network is separate from the LAN and utilises Fibre Channel to interconnect various storage and control devices. The concept is to provide an infrastructure over which very large amounts of data can be transferred robustly between servers and storage devices thus allowing more users greater access to more data at much faster rates.
SANs allow organisations to consolidate storage for block-based and Database applications and delivers the following significant benefits:
Network Attached Storage (NAS) NAS Solutions involves the connection of processing and storage devices directly to the network. These are typically configured as file or database servers which are accessed through high speed LAN.
NAS provides file intelligence and is an efficient way for an organisation to share information and simplify its server storage environment.
The benefits of NAS include:
Cougar Hanson provide solutions that protect your critical data, simplify the management of backup and recovery tasks, and provide consistent, reliable system protection
Call Cougar Hanson on 01522 837261 for more information
Clive Hall, Secretary, LGTA (Lincoln Group Training Association) www.lgta.co.uk