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X-IO Supports Values of Excellence and Service at Gustavus Adolphus College for Five Years

Storage industry innovator X-IO Technologies has announced 100 percent performance of its ISE solution at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past five years, providing uninterrupted data availability for students and staff.

Gustavus Adolphus College moved to X-IO’s ISE solution in 2008 to keep up with the increasing amounts of data generated by more than 750 staff and 2,500-strong student network. As well as only taking an hour to implement, X-IO’s technology has proven to be totally reliable with no downtime and minimal maintenance.

Jessie Twaddle, associate director of core services, Gustavus Adolphus College, said: “We’ve been very happy with the performance of the X-IO boxes since we moved in 2008. Previously, we would have servers go down weekly and had to reboot the storage. Now it works 100% of the time.”

The availability and reliability of the college’s data infrastructure was a key part of the decision to implement X-IO. If anything were to go wrong with the system, the college’s classrooms would cease to operate, affecting the education of its students.

Blair Parkhill, marketing VP at X-IO, said: “Our storage solution needed to live up to the values of excellence and service that are the foundation of Gustavus Adolphus College. X-IO ISE is renowned for maintaining 100% performance even when at capacity, ensuring consistency and peace of mind for students and staff alike.”

Resources

Website: http://xiostorage.com

ISE Storage: http://www.xiostorage.com/products/ise-storage-systems/

Blog: http://www.xiostorage.com/company/blog/

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/xiostorage

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/x-io-storage

Rebelmouse: http://www.xiostorage.com/rebelmouse-2/

Collateral link: http://xiostorage.com/year5/

Customer website: https://gustavus.edu/

About X-IO

X-IO Technologies is the only hardware company to have solved some of the fundamental challenges of Enterprise Storage. X-IO’s Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) architecture, invented as a division of Seagate Technology, addresses the demand of customers for long duty cycle storage, the demand of 100% capacity utilization without loss of performance, and uniquely does not require service intervention during its lifetime.

Based in Colorado, the organization has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and has a proven installation of over 6,000 units across in excess of 1,200 customers worldwide.

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