News : University of Western Ontario Relies on StorTrends Technology
Norcross, Ga. October 7, 2014 -- StorTrends(R) announces that the University of Western Ontario has furthered its investment in the selection of StorTrends storage appliance to deliver continuous availability for videotaped lectures offered online to the Western student community. Using StorTrends hybrid rack-mount storage array, the Canadian university has optimized the storage, playback, sharing and replication of its growing library of video assets.
Recently, the university identified and responded to the desire of students and faculty to videotape lectures and make them available online to the Western community. To achieve this, it needed a new media server and a combination of increased storage capacity and performance in order to store, playback, share and replicate the video. As the University of Western Ontario’s IT team began to collect vendor quotes to meet its needs, they also wanted to consider technology that they knew would be reliable. The university had already been using two StorTrends 3200i’s in a virtual environment for nearly seven years with great success.
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StorTrends is a manufacturer of disk-based, SSD hybrid, and all-flash SAN and NAS data storage appliances for the SMB, SME and Enterprise markets. StorTrends appliances utilize the patented iTX architecture, which includes features such as SSD caching, SSD tiering, automated data tiering (ILM), replication, data deduplication, data archiving, snapshots, WAN optimization, and a VMware vSphere plug-in among others in their datasheets. StorTrends SAN & NAS data storage units scale up to 256 TB of storage capacity per storage pool.
About University of Western Ontario:
The University of Western Ontario, which is commonly referred to among Canadian universities as Western or Western University, is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada.
Published: Thursday, October 9, 2014