Multi tier storage can integrate already existing file and network-attached storage performance tier thanks to agent architecture. The PoINT TAFS agent monitors NTFS directories, copies and moves files of according to configurable rules therein. Files that have been moved in this way remain accessible in this case about the original directory. To achieve this, the PoINT creates Storage Manager links (reparse of points) that are transparent to users and applications. With the PoINT NetApp FAS agent is the same functionality for NetApp FAS systems available with the link here is realized through stub files. In this configuration, the NetApp FAS system realized the fast performance animal which can be expanded through additional cost-optimized storage for inactive data. PoINT the PoINT Software & Systems GmbH, Siegen, is specialized in the development of software products and system solutions to the Storage and management of data on all available mass storage devices, such as hard disks, magnetic tapes and optical media.
A close cooperation with leading hardware manufacturers enables early support for new storage technologies. In addition to complete solutions PoINT offers its expertise in the form of toolkits, which can easily be integrated into other applications with their programming interface. In addition, projected PoINT complete storage solutions and stands with his long and varied experience available. The home PoINT products are sold by about 50 partners in over 25 countries worldwide and have proven so far more than two million installations. The product portfolio ranges from solutions to the writing and copying of CD, DVD and Blu-ray media, professional audio and video recording up to mission-critical, network-wide storage solutions. Editorial Contacts: Carmen Schneider Manager public relations PoINT Software & systems GmbH ice fields str. 316, 57080 Siegen tel.: + 49 271 3841-159 fax: + 49 271 3841-151 PR agency Nicole Korber of good news! GmbH of Koobrzeg str. 36, 23617 Stockelsdorf tel.: + 49 451 88199-12 fax: + 49 451 88199-29