North American Systems provides IP SAN solutions designed to reduce TCO while maximizing ROI of your storage investments. Our LeftHand-certified engineers are qualified to help you select, size and configure your IP SAN. We can also go on-site to install your IP SAN, set up your “Virtual Volumes”, and implement it effectively into your IT storage infrastructure, following accepted “best practices”.
IP SAN is a native end-to-end storage solution over IP, providing benefits by way of:
The benefits of SAN, which many businesses have known about for years now, have yet to be realized by many smaller and medium businesses, Many just don't have the budget or resources to pay for or justify the cost of a Fibre channel SAN. When purchasing a Fibre channel SAN, in most cases, you need:
IP SAN lowers the budget and staffing requirements it used to take, to install, implement, and manage a SAN. You can utilize your existing LAN, WAN, or MAN for your IP-based storage area network. IP SANs are also easy to manage, utilizing familiar technologies & protocols like SCSI and TCP/IP.
IP SAN & iSCSI are continually improving, especially since the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) approved the iSCSI protocol. IP networking already boasts a large R&D profile, with an established roadmap that has 10Gbps emerging now, on the way to 40Gbps.
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