In today's storage management environment, breaking the cycle of increased complexity and explosive data growth can be a big challenge. The old methods of buying and managing storage have become less effective. Due to resource constraints – in both physical storage resources and human resources – IT organisations must act quickly to optimise and simplify their infrastructures. Otherwise, unchecked complexity and growth will only become bigger problems over time.
Organisations of all sizes may suffer from a range of challenges:
To stand up to these challenges and allow businesses to respond to a rapidly changing marketplace, the IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage solutions were created to provide extreme performance, availability, advanced functions and highly scalable capacity never seen before in midrange disk systems.
Efficient, integrated and powerful storage solutions
IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage solutions are designed to improve storage efficiency and application availability, integrate closely with key existing applications and deploy with minimal disruption to applications and to staff. Two solutions are available: IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage Manager and IBM Storwize Rapid Application Backup. Both offerings provide storage solutions that are easy to deploy, provision and manage with near instant backup and recovery for key applications.
For complex environments with multiple storage systems, IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage Manager:
For less complex environments, IBM Storwize Rapid Application Backup:
IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage solutions bring together the latest in innovative storage technology, powerful management software and world-class services to help you manage the information explosion.