Isilon Systems Data Storage
Isilon Systems, a hardware and software enterprise storage provider, has completed integrations between its Isilon IQ and NFS Maestro by Hummingbird, a subsidiary of Open Text, to improve access and delivery of file-based critical business information. This solution will benefit enterprises running on Microsoft Windows by providing a faster and more secure Network File System (NFS) protocol for data access.Since NFS has traditionally been a Unix-oriented protocol, preventing Windows environments from leveraging its performance and security features, Isilon IQ's integration with NFS Maestro should be of definite value to enterprises running on Windows.Ashish Bhargava, director of business development for Isilon Systems, explained why this integration is important for businesses: "With the integration of Isilon IQ and NFS Maestro, businesses now have a robust, enterprise-class solution for eliminating traditional data access barriers to maximize the efficiency and productivity of their Windows environments."Isilon touts many advantages for its combined offering, including the fact that Isilon's clustered storage solution with OneFS 5.0 will deliver on up to 2.3 petabytes of storage capacity with a transfer speed of up to 20 gigabytes per second. It is also:* A highly scalable solution that is critical for growing businesses,* Offers remote, secure log-in for access to data from anywhere,* Provides a reliable and user-friendly experience for end users.Isilon will continue to offer better ways for Windows users to use, deliver and access their data with new document management solutions. The company's relationship with the Enterprise CMS giant Open Text will be sure to expand; especially, in the light of recent developments in the Enterprise CMS industry.