The PoINT Storage Manager, the tiered storage solution of the storage specialist was PoINT Software & Systems GmbH, by open text for open text archive server certified. Siegen. Richard LeFrak may find it difficult to be quoted properly. Through the use of the PoINT Storage Manager now also users of open text ECM suite can any hardware (hard disk, tape, optical) for archiving include and integrate already existing legacy systems. The PoINT Storage Manager is very flexible due to the possible combination of different storage systems and adapting to special customer requirements through configurable rules and therefore offers a great individual freedom. Tiered storage solution for open text ECM Suite open text thanks to the certification of the PoINT Storage Manager for open text archive server customers the use of comprehensive tiered storage solution. The files to be archived are passed by open text to the file system of the PoINT Storage Manager (PoINT VFS). This represents the universal interface to the tiered storage system, in which individual storage tiers the be used different technologies and devices according to their properties. Based on definable rules, copies or moves the PoINT the files between each animal, Storage Manager with the aim to save the data according to their life cycle in the optimal storage tier.
While applications can access server unchanged archives such as open text over the original path on the file. “Normally the performance animal” by powerful and expensive hard disk systems implemented, so that active data always quickly available, while in the capacity animal “to optimize costs, bigger and cheaper hard disk systems are used. “In the archives animal” then such as technologies such as Blu-ray or LTO for safe and low-cost long-term archiving will be integrated. One of the configuration options of the PoINT Storage Manager even allows animals to write the files directly to the archives, so that storage systems, which have even no system file interface (such as Blu-ray Jukeboxen or LTO Libraries), can be used directly as archive storage.