Storage Array Options Multiply
Direct-attached storage and private cloud are burgeoning markets for MSPs, since digital storage needs are growing exponentially and the equipment requires specialized knowledge to configure, optimize and maintain.
The Transporter 75 from Connected Data automatically replicates file storage and sharing and provides a simple way to share large files over the Internet. It can be deployed on the racks of an MSP, with administrators having full access to create users, monitor performance and undertake maintenance.
Hewlett-Packard recently added thin provisioning, storage tiering and other performance features to the MSA 2040, with integration with serial-attached SAS drives cutting cost per GB by as much as 90 percent.