Luminex and Channel Gateway X

By: Luminex Software  09-12-2011
Keywords: Tape, Disaster Recovery, data center

Mainframe data center operations can be relieved of the increasing performance, budget and disaster recovery pain that physical tape, tape libraries and limited virtual tape disk cache has not cured.

Today, batch processing, HSM, archive, backup and recovery require faster access to data, better performance and a better way to handle backup and remote disaster recovery. The Luminex Channel Gateway is the disk-based virtual tape solution that has eliminated the tape access delays caused by slower physical tape and mechanical tape robotics and it has expanded the capacity of virtual tape storage from TBs to PBs, well beyond the limits of a virtual tape cache. Equally important, Channel Gateways drive down disaster recovery time and the cost, by reducing or eliminating the delays and cost associated with using physical tape.

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Each of our Subject Matter Experts bring more than 25 years of mainframe tape experience to Luminex’s Pre-sales Consulting Practice. Their experience and expertise in pre-sales tape consulting has been enhanced by implementing disk-based virtual tape solutions to replace physical tape, tape libraries and virtual tape cache products around the globe.

Theses SMEs are prepared to share their experience, assess customer requirements and discuss the best practices for storage options that can be used to achieve each customer’s goals and objectives.

High Performance Products and Services

Luminex Tape Migration Tools and Services are available to migrate your data from the old tape cartridges to a new virtual tape solution. Our tape migration engineers will provide pre-sales consulting, assessment, an implementation plan and Statement of Work, migrate your data and assist with the cut-over to the new solution.

In addition, on site installation for the entire virtual tape solution and on going 7x24 support will ensure that you enjoy the benefits of the solution for years to come.

Keywords: Backup And Recovery, data center, Disaster Recovery, Physical Tape, Tape, tape storage, Virtual Tape, Virtual Tape Solutions,

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