Compaq Announces Enhanced Storage Products (Advisory)
HOUSTON, April 9, 2002
Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ), the global leader in disk storage and the leading provider of SANs worldwide(1), today launched a wide variety of new and enhanced enterprise storage products designed to increase the versatility and power of existing Compaq storage offerings.
- StorageWorks Rapid Restore and Non-Disruptive Backup for Telecom Billing
The SchlumbergerSema Solution benefits Telecom Service Providers
and Integrated Communications Providers (ICPs) by providing
a better understanding of the business and technical value
of StorageWorks and SANworks for SchlumbergerSemaVision
BSCS (billing and customer care application). This solution
will allow customers of the SchlumbergerSema BSCS billing
and customer care application on an Oracle database to communicate
quickly over the network, rapidly restore large quantities
(700GB+) of critical data, and have a large non-disruptive
scaling capability. http://www.compaq.com/products/storageworks/solutions/rrtelecom/
- Compaq Disaster Tolerant SAN Solution (DT-SAN) for Windows NT and Windows
2000 delivers complete information recovery in as little
as four minutes. The solution offers a split site implementation
and almost instantaneous recovery that can be monitored
from any location. http://www.compaq.com/products/storageworks/solutions/dtsan/index.html
- Enterprise Backup Solution (EBS) certification has been extended to
StorageWorks ESL9595SL, DLT1 Autoloader and the new StorageWorks
SAN Switch 2GB. EBS provides consolidated backup of multiple
servers over a high-speed, independent Fibre Channel storage
to centrally located Compaq AIT, DLT and SDLT tape libraries,
including a selection DLT libraries from other certified
- Compaq's new Open SAN Supported Solutions provide Common Tape Backup
from four major storage vendors in common SAN fabrics; larger
than those employed by earlier solutions. These solutions
employ a range of backup software applications, including
VERITAS, Legato and Tivoli. http://www.compaq.com/products/storageworks/announcements/06-04-2001.html
- StorageWorks Rapid Restore for SQL Server 2000
allows customers to restore their database virtually instantaneously
through the cloning technology in SANworks Enterprise Volume
Manager, saving hours when compared with tape-based restore.
Additionally, backup and other operations can use this clone
copy, so the production server is not tied up. The user
experience is transparent during the cloning process. For
more information, contact email@example.com.
- The SANworks Management Appliance II hardware platform will now be
based on the Compaq ProLiant DL380 G2. http://www.compaq.com/products/sanworks/managementappliance/index.html
- Storage Software License Subscription Service Customers can opt to receive automatic updates of licensed SANworks products when a new version is released. This update service is available for 12 or 36 months, when purchased with CarePaq services for storage software.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation is a leading global provider of information technology products, services and solutions for enterprise customers. Information on Compaq and its products and services is available at http://www.compaq.com.
1 Most recent figures available from Gartner Dataquest for 2000 sales.
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