21 September 2015 - Siegen. PoINT Software & Systems GmbH has extended PoINT Storage Manager by supporting NetApp Clustered Data OnTAP 8.3 and NetApp StorageGRID Webscale 10.1 in version 5.1 of the PoINT software product. By this release PoINT intensifies the cooperation in technology with NetApp and offers a storage management software to their customers which efficiently archives the rapidly growing amount of inactive data. As a result the primary storage is offloaded, leaving established data access methods for applications and end users unchanged.
25 August 2015 - Siegen. PoINT Software & Systems GmbH has won a well-known financial service provider as customer - BayernInvest Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH. The company is able to optimize its storage resources by implementing PoINT Storage Manager to archive inactive data from primary to secondary storage. In addition this leads to a reduced backup-volume saving time and cost. Furthermore the WORM functionality of PoINT Storage Manager protects archived data against deletion and modifications.
30 July 2015 - Siegen. 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.
24 June 2015 - Siegen. The hospital DRK-Krankenhaus Chemnitz-Rabensteinhad implemented a two tiered HSM architecture by PoINT Storage Manager. Data can be archived in an automated manner to cost-effective secondary storage and thus expensive primary storage can be off-loaded. In addition the primary storage backup-volume could be reduced significantly and the hospital could save cost and meet backup-windows. Furthermore the primary storage migration could be carried out transparently and without any business interruptions to a new SAS storage system.