Storage Area Network | xwl

By: XWL  06-Dec-2011

Storage Area Network

Need a more robust storage strategy? Need help selecting and installing a SAN? XWL can help.

A storage area network (SAN) is an architecture to attach remote computer storage devices (such as disk arrays, tape libraries, and optical jukeboxes) to servers in such a way that the devices appear as locally attached to the operating system. A SAN typically is its own network of storage devices that are generally not directly accessible through the regular network by regular devices.

XWL has experience with Enterprise-level SANs using equipment from IBM, HP, and Cisco. We can help you with all aspects of the storage life-cycle from design through to migration and decommissioning

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Managed IT Services for business

Too often you have suffered from bill-shock; having to wait too long for someone to come on-site to look at the problem, then having to wait even longer to get it actually fixed; and the nagging doubt that your IT systems probably aren’t set up and running as well as they should be.


IT support services for business

The focus of our services is upon how we can assist your business to improve productivity, to remain competitive and to introduce new processes that provide you with a strategic or competitive advantage. We apply the requisite mechanics of a service alongside any necessary creativity and flair to ensure your requirements are met. XWL will help you to closely align your IT objectives with your business objectives.


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It is what makes all your servers and desktops communicate together. The network is one of the core components of your business. Need someone to look at your firewall.


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Security | xwl

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