The University of Aberdeen has implemented ExaNet's ExaStore clustered network attached storage (Nas) software to support and simplify storage management.
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The system is designed to support multiple protocols and to allocate storage more easily with greater flexibility.
The university’s computing environment incorporates a variety of platforms, including Linux, Unix and Windows, so it needed a system that could unite all the divergent protocols into a single-file system for concurrent access by thousands of users.
“What really sold ExaStore to us was its ability to provide load-balanced, concurrent, full access from both our network file system and common internet file system,” said Alan Benson, Aberdeen University’s server infrastructure manager.
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