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Snap Server 12000

USABILITY

A

CAPABILITY

B

PERFORMANCE

B

INTEROPERABILITY

B

MANAGEABILITY

B

The biggest NAS appliance in Quantums Snap Server family, the 12000 offers a competitive price per gigabyte and good performance, making it a good way to quickly add storage to heterogeneous networks.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Like its predecessors, the Snap Server 12000 is very easy to set up and manage, providing more capacity while requiring few IT resources. There is no user impact during rollout.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The Snap Server 12000 offers plenty of storage capacity to accommodate future needs. Its hardware redundancy will ensure longer uptime, saving costs down the road.

PROS: Large storage capacity with a small footprint and hardware redundancy; good performance; easy to set up and manage.

CONS: Limited scalability; no support for external storage.

Quantum Corp., San Jose, Calif.; (888) 343-7627; www.quantum.com