WAVE Computersysteme GmbH
Case Study

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WAVE Computersysteme GmbH implemented a modern archiving solution based on PoINT Storage Manager. The solution allows an automated background migration of data from an obsolete archive system to be replaced without any interruptions of business operations and provides a WORM file system with standard CIFS file system interface for the existing DMS.
Furthermore a standard hard disk system is integrated as WORM archive storage by means of PoINT Storage Manager.

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Challenges

  • Migration and replacement of an obsolete WORM archive system
  • Usage of a standard hard disk device (LUN) for the new archive system
  • Archiving of DMS data through a standardized CIFS file system interface
  • Fulfillment of archiving requirements

Solution - PoINT Storage Manager

  • Automated background migration of legacy data from obsolete to new archive storage devices
  • Providing a CIFS interface on the basis of a WORM-compatible file system for the DMS application
  • Protection against modification for archived data on file system level
  • Automated authentication of archived data by „digital fingerprint"

Advantages

  • No interruption of business operations due to background migration of legacy data to the new archive system
  • No effort on application level by retaining the standardized CIFS interface
  • No additional costs for DMS license extension
  • High investment protection by storing archived data in standardized format