Corporate data storage needs to store ever increasing amounts of data, including commercially sensitive and personal identity information. So, it’s crucial for businesses of every size to provide data integrity and secure data storage as well as reliable infrastructure for future data growth. When the business is growing so do the data and the staff member quantity, which makes such standard processes as system management, allotting storage space to employees, planning user quota, and protecting data more complicated.
What is Office Shared Storage?
Office Shared Storage is a unified storage space solution for users to instantly share files across departments, store large amounts of enterprise data, and backup files. Moreover, the solution eliminate common complexities for a company to set up and manage the system and to safely backup critical and commercial sensitive information, as well as archive static data. For employees, this solution adds value by allowing to easily expand virtual storage capacity when their PC hard drives are running out of space.
Key Benefits of Office Shared Storage
These are key benefits of Office Shared Storage implementation in an organization and why businesses need it:
Centralized File Storage
By implementing Office Shared Storage solusion, companies can store all shared files and employees’ personal work files in a shared unified storage. Thanks to high throughput technology that available today, many users can simultaneously access centralized storage space without any bottlenecks. The Office Shared Storage is not only easy to manage, but also easy to allocate and track storage space usage, so the storage capacity can be expanded any time when needed.
Real-time File Sharing
Users can easily share files with other colleagues through the shared folders. When a file is being edited, it will be updated in real time, which helps to avoid the issues appearing when several people edit the file at the same time. For shared files, there is no restriction of file type or file size, making it suitable to meet the demands for various collaborative applications.
High Scalability and Availability
The Office Shared Storage solution also offers high scalability and availability. The storage space GS can increased through JBOD expansion enclosures without stopping the system operation. It can provide hundreds of hard disks and establish PB-level storage space to fully meet the needs of business growth. In terms of hardware design, high availability supports are achieved through dual controllers, redundant power supplies, fans, and other key components. If a component fails, the system can still operate normally, providing enterprises with high system availability.
Easy Management and Use
The Office Shared Storage solution is specially designed for office file sharing and storage. They provide a simple and quick setup wizard to save users’ time and efforts spent on complicated storage system settings. Moreover, through the EonOne management software, administrator can easily set up file sharing, user storage quota, and data protection functions. For general users, The Office Shared Storage provides client-based utility which can automatically connect the personal computer to the storage system and quickly mount storage space for the use as a network drive.
Comprehensive Solutions for Different Requirements
Infortrend’s EonStor GS, GSe, and GSe Pro product families are shared storage solutions addressing all the challenges and requirements of file storage and sharing in enterprise office environments. Infortrend’s Office Shared Storage families offer comprehensive solutions that can meet different performance, form factors, and network interface requirements to fulfill the needs and budgets of enterprises of all sizes.
|EonStor GS, Enterprise-class Unified Storage, integrating SAN, NAS and Cloud, providing Active-Standby solution with high availability design.|
|EonStor GSe, Single controller solution for easy file sharing especially designed for SMB.|
|EonStor GSe Pro, Entry-level rackmount & desktop shared file storage, providing Enterprise-class features in the most affordable NAS.|