1. IntroductionΒΆ

To support the growing demand for both high performance and high data availability, modern data centers need a fast, flexible storage solution. Existing solutions, however, are often difficult to manage and maintain, or not flexible enough (e.g., local RAID arrays), or too expensive (e.g., storage area networks).

Acronis Storage is designed to solve these issues. It can run on commodity hardware, so no significant infrastructure investments are needed. It is also easy to set up and grow on demand.

In this chapter: