ESG Lab Validation

IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER - Enterprise-class Data De-duplication
The IBM System Storage TS7650G ProtecTIER De-duplication Gateway based on innovative Diligent ProtecTIER technology acquired by IBM in 2008, was designed to deliver the scalability, performance, and ease of use required to meet the data protection needs of midrange and enterprise-class data centers. This ESG Lab Report examines the enhanced ease of use, performance, and fault tolerance of the latest version of ProtecTIER inline de-duplication software running within a clustered pair of IBM TS7650G appliances.
Omneon MediaGrid - Content-Aware, Active Storage for the Enterprise
The MediaGrid storage system from Omneon combines industry-standard server hardware, capacity-rich SATA drives and custom software to meet the performance and capacity needs of IT organizations faced with the unique capacity and performance challenges associated with the storage, editing, and distribution of multi-media and video content. This report explores how the Omneon MediaGrid handles petabytes of capacity with near-linear performance scalability while reducing the management and reliability challenges typically associated with storing rich media on a traditional storage system.