PoINT Storage Manager certified for EMC Data Domain by EMC

Released on: August 7, 2015, 8:24 pm (EDT)
Industry: Internet & Online

Siegen, Germany, August 7, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- PoINT Storage Manager version 5.1 with integrated support of EMC Data Domain as additional archive storage system has successfully completed the EMC certification process. By combining PoINT Storage Manager and EMC Data Domain a certified solution is available to customers, which fulfills archiving requirements and transparently offloads inactive data from primary storage systems.

By supporting EMC Data Domain the manufacturer and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) PoINT Software & Systems GmbH has covered an additional, well-established storage system by its data and storage management software. The software connector integrated in PoINT Storage Manager is especially developed for EMC Data Domain and utilizes the special functions and advantages of EMC Data Domain. Users are able to consolidate archived data in so-called “Archive Volumes” (container files in standardized format) and thus can optimally use the compression and de-duplication functions of EMC Data Domain. The system performance can be increased further by parallel transfer of multiple archive volumes to EMC Data Domain at the same time. Furthermore multi-tenancy configurations and EMC Data Domain retention functionality (“RL-Governance” and “RL-Compliance”) are supported. Data integrity is guaranteed by a consistent verification of every stage of the dataflow. Finally a configurable cache optimizes the performance of the complete system during read.

”The implementation of PoINT Storage Manager is especially suited for customers already using EMC Data Domain e.g. for backup purposes“, explicates Thomas Thalmann responsible for Projects & Services at PoINT Software & Systems GmbH. “Archiving requirements are fulfilled and their primary storage is offloaded from inactive data by using already existing EMC Data Domain systems.”

The PoINT distribution partner Orchestra Service GmbH from Gilching, having the largest European-wide support team for EMC products, is glad about the certified solution. Manfred Rosendahl, Product Manager at Orchestra says: ”PoINT Storage Manager and EMC Data Domain is an ideal combination for file-based archiving and for automated transparent tiering of inactive data from existing primary storage systems.”

About PoINT
PoINT Software & Systems GmbH is specialized in the development of software products and systems solutions for storage and management of data using all available mass storage technologies like optical, hard disk, tape, cloud and object store. Close collaboration with leading hardware manufacturers enables an early support of innovative storage technologies. Besides these complete solutions PoINT also offers its know-how as Toolkits, which can be easily integrated in other applications by a programming interface. Furthermore PoINT projects entire storage solutions and provides consultancy with its long-term and versatile experience.

PoINT products are distributed by our partners in more than 25 countries worldwide and have been installed successfully in more than 2 million installations. PoINT customers range from end users expecting a compact and secure solution to large corporations, which meet with our solutions their complex demands by providing the necessary reliability and perfection.

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Carmen Kölsch
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PoINT Software & Systems GmbH
Eiserfelder Str. 316, 57080 Siegen
tel.: +49 271 3841-159
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