Germany's Westdeutsche Landesbank (WestLB) has chosen StorageNetworks new STORmanage services to handle its enterprise-wide data storage requirements.
Graham Bradshaw, global head of IT Infrastructure at WestLB, says: "STORmanage services provide the software and expertise we need to manage, monitor and operate our existing SAN infrastructure. StorageNetworks saves us time and money by coming to our data centre and implementing new and cost-effective technologies into our existing environment, to deliver more control and better management of our overall storage environment."
The US vendor's STORmanage portfolio offers a variety of service options, including STORmanage-SAN, STORmanage-NAS and STORmanage-Backup. Additional features include 24x7 monitoring and event management; hands-on storage operations (storage installation, configuration, change management and troubleshooting); asset management; real-time chargeback reporting; auto-discovery infrastructure topology; end-to-end view of the entire storage environment; network and system performance measurement; internal SLA compliance; capacity utilisation trending analysis.