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GMO Internet Group Selects DRBD for Their Aisle 24/7 Hosting Solution

March 18, 2010 by · Comments Off on GMO Internet Group Selects DRBD for Their Aisle 24/7 Hosting Solution 

Web Hosting ToolsBEAVERTON, OR – GMO Internet Group relies upon ThirdWare and LINBIT to deliver the technology necessary to provide redundancy and technical assurance to their customers for their “Aisle” hosting product. Data redundancy is an important aspect of the product, with a clearly defined goal to keep applications available to their customers 24/7/365. Many organizations have goals of 100% uptime for their applications, but few have the technology and knowledge-base of LINBIT to achieve such goals.

GMO looked at existing storage technologies such as SAN or NAS solutions, but found them to be lacking in performance, high in price and difficult to configure. After exhausting hardware solutions, they found DRBD. It not only fit their technical requirements, but in combination with LINBIT’s consulting services they were able to customize their storage far exceeding the specifications of alternative proprietary solutions. DRBD made perfect sense for “Aisle” hosting; enterprise level assurance, OSS engineering and 24/7 worldwide support backed by LINBIT. Read more

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