The Snap Server EX/A helps reduce management costs and improve server performance by automatically copying e-mail messages and attachments to Snap Servers, thus creating a centralized archive that enables administrators to free up space on overburdened servers.
Snap Server EX/A is the second product Quantum has developed in conjunction with OTG Software.
"The launch of Snap Server EX/A is another example of how the Quantum and OTG relationship is delivering solutions to help businesses manage their mission-critical information." Snap Server EmailXtender Archive Software Pricing and Availability Snap Server EX/A is available immediately through Snap Server resellers or via the online Quantum Store at http://www.shop.quantum.com/.
The software is designed to work on all of the Snap Server family of Network Attached Storage appliances and is intended to simplify e-mail server management, optimise e-mail server performance and increase protection for important e-mails.
Snap Server EmailXtender Archive for MS Exchange is priced at GBP2,410 per server while the Lotus Notes version is available for GBP2,767 per server.
(Quantum's Snap Server takes five.) The NAS server should integrate into the existing network without interrupting other servers and there should not be additional server or client software to install.
Serving the entry level or departmental market is Quantum's useful Snap Server. This NAS device installs in about five minutes and offers remote administration via the Internet, mixed platform connectivity for Windows, NetWare, Unix, Linux, and Macintosh, security integration with NT Domain Controller or Novell NetWare for pass-through user authentication, and industry-standard backup.
* Snap Server 4000/120GB with four drives and RAID 5 data protection.
Network-attached storage solutions provider Snap Appliance has launched a version of its Snap Server 14000 with 3TB of capacity.
Included in the Snap Server 14000 is the Linux-based GuardianOS, Active Directory Service integration, Snapshot technology, network backup and data replication.
At the low end, both Quantum's Snap Server and Maxtor's Max Attach products are available in one and two drive units.
At the end of February, Quantum announced a rack mount version of its Snap Server that will offer up to 120GB of storage.