Countrywide selects CNT for data backup and recovery
11 October 2004 | 994 views | 0
CNT® (Nasdaq: CMNT), an expert in storage networking solutions, today announced that Countrywide® Financial Corporation (NYSE: CFC), a leading diversified financial services company, has selected CNT's storage solutions and Network Management Services for data back-up and business continuity.
The Countrywide solution includes CNT's award-winning UltraNet Edge Storage Routers and Network Management Service (NMS). By using the CNT UltraNet Edge Storage Router, Countrywide can use Gigabit Ethernet to connect multiple sites over a single network connection without added expense.
To further reduce costs, CNT's compression technology is designed to cut WAN bandwidth requirements in half. Lastly, Countrywide plans to use CNT's Network Management Service (NMS) to optimize their CNT network performance, decrease the chances of network downtime and reduce recovery times.
"CNT showed us that it knows and understands storage networking. We were very impressed by the overall strength of the products and CNT's outstanding services and support. Not only did CNT display expertise with their own technologies, but they also showed us that they could provide products and services to assist in connecting and managing storage products and solutions from major vendors and network equipment manufacturers," says Ed Godycki, CTO at Countrywide.
"Countrywide is an excellent example of a forward looking company that understands the importance of remotely extending their storage networks to ensure their business is up and running at all times,” comments Ed Walsh, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Alliances at CNT. "The CNT solution gives Countrywide a cost-effective and reliable way for to achieve their data backup and business continuity objectives while reducing costs, leveraging their existing infrastructure, and managing their networks better than before."