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So, you’ve discovered the amazing data storage world that’s opened up to you via the Dell EqualLogic storage area network and disk arrays. And, now you require the adequate EqualLogic support that’s required to make the most of this data management solution that many business owners are benefitting from.
Or, perhaps you’ve just stumbled upon this revolutionary new storage system and are interested in acquiring the hardware, along with expert support and business-technology alignment that’ll keep you better connected to your data centers?
In either case, CITOC welcomes you, and encourages you to keep reading and consult with one of our IT support specialists!
Getting to Know EqualLogic Storage Area Network Systems
What is EqualLogic? Founded in 2001 and based in Nashua, New Hampshire, it’s a Storage Area Network (SAN) system sold under the Dell banner. It’s ISCSI-based, which stands for Internet Small Computer System Interface. EqualLogic is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system that links data storage facilities as a networking standard that provides block-level access to storage devices over a TCP/IP network. CITOC IT support agents are there to make sure your EqualLogic hardware runs smoothly, with no faults, flaws, or anomalies of any kind.
ISCSI-based SANs like EqualLogic basically have two fundamental objectives – storage consolidation and disaster recovery. These two concepts or services together go great lengths toward sound business continuity and disaster recovery planning for enterprise-level entities who want to ensure their operations survival in the face of catastrophic system failure.
EqualLogic systems use iSCSI via either Gigabit Ethernet or 10 Gigabit Ethernet controllers. EqualLogic arrays can be combined with up to 16 arrays per group, whereby very large storage arrays can be created, in pools and volumes of up to 1.5 PB (petabytes), or 1,500 terabytes.
The advantages of having this kind of large-volume data storage are clear, which make EqualLogic SANs popular with companies that require high-volume (and safe) storage systems for large amounts of important, sensitive data.
Your Houston EqualLogic Support Agents, Standing By
In simple terms, EqualLogic SANs present a fantastic option for organizations who need safe and secure access to and storage of high volumes of data. As your Houston EqualLogic support team, we’ll monitor your storage system with an eagle’s eye for detail, and do any needed testing, making adjustments when and where needed.
Contact a CITOC representative today for more information on how to get started with an EqualLogic support plan. It’s fast, easy, and cost-efficient, so you don’t have to worry about the networking details. Call 713.490.5000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.