Hifn's Express DR Cards for DPM 2007 Announced

Hifn has announced the industry's first hardware-advantaged, capacity optimization solution for Windows-based storage systems. Hifn's Express DR cards for Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 enable highly-efficient IT operations by lowering overall system costs and doubling the storage capacity for DPM 2007 systems.

Hifn has leveraged its widely deployed capacity optimization capabilities and designed them to seamlessly integrate with Microsoft Windows for Continuous Data Protection, disk-to-disk and network attached storage applications an industry first. The new cards feature a drop-in Windows software driver, which enables storage and server OEMs, and System Integrators to quickly add value by bringing Enterprise-class capacity optimization to the mainstream Windows Server market.

The new Express DR cards for DPM 2007 address the needs of IT administrators who are struggling with escalating costs of data storage, management and power in their data center. With Express DR for DPM 2007 solutions, administrators realize a 2x 3x savings in storage, power and related management costs. The Express DR cards for DPM seamlessly integrate the key functions of data reduction, data integrity and high-performance with Windows Server advanced technologies to deliver efficient, rapid and reliable storage.

Available in Q3 2008, the Express DR cards for DPM 2007 are available in two models the DR 655 and DR 1055. The Express DR 655 for DPM 2007 is a half-height card that offers up to 600 MB/sec throughput. The Express DR 1055 for DPM 2007 is a full-height card that offers up to 1,000 MB/sec throughput.

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