, a provider of data protection and network storage systems, today announced that it has integrated OTG Software’sDiskXtender data aggregation software into its Snap Server line of Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances.
The new product, called Snap Server DiskXtender Appliance Edition (DX AE), offers customers a simple, cost-effective package for managing data storage by consolidating and centralizing distributed network data into a virtual storage pool. Snap Server DX AE will provide management for a total of nearly five terabytes of storage.
Available immediately, Snap Server DX AE has been designed specifically as an appliance-focused version of OTG’s industry leading DiskXtender software. Snap Server DX AE software can aggregate up to five Snap Servers and works with the rack mount Snap Server 4100 and Snap Server 12000 products. As an added benefit to customers, Snap Server DX AE includes one year of service and support.
In addition to consolidating data seamlessly across multiple network servers, Snap Server DX AE can integrate into an organization’s current storage environment and provide immediate and transparent access to end users without administrator intervention. Data is automatically and intelligently migrated to Snap Servers, freeing up costly servers for applications and reducing manual management overhead.
The increased management functionality of the Snap Server DX AE allows Snap Server customers to create a robust virtual storage pool of Snap Server-based storage, scaling from gigabytes to multiple terabytes of storage and integrating seamlessly to store, track, and retrieve information.