Historic Map Works Stores Over 1.2 Million Images and Centuries of Cartographic and Geographic Information on Overland SnapServer NAS
SAN DIEGO, CA, Jul 06, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that Historic Map Works, a company that is creating the most comprehensive online destination for maps and other geographic data, has deployed Overland Storage SnapServer 650 and 520 solutions to back up and protect over 1.2 million individual images of maps and geographical data.
"We have created a central location that enables people to explore and find information about their ancestors, geographical shifts and changes over time. To create our database, we have to scan and store thousands of maps, atlases and centuries of cartographic information. We need a storage solution that is expandable, reliable and easy to use. The SnapServer NAS solutions from Overland have continued to perform beyond our expectations and have helped us grow our database and protect valuable historical information," said Charles Carpenter, national accounts manager at Historic Map Works.
High technology scans and digital cataloguing enable Historic Map Works to access and continuously archive, document and preserve historical information from across the globe. Using Overland's SnapServer, Historic Map Works is able to back up and protect these digital reproductions of maps and geographical data.
The entire SnapServer line of storage solutions leverages the GuardianOS platform to provide companies like Historic Map Works with enterprise-class features including instant capacity expansion and optimized data management and protection without adding new layers of complexity or cost. With the ability to be easily managed and monitored from a central location, SnapServers are ideal for companies with limited IT staff and resources.
Historic Map Works has been recognized as a Laureate by the IDG Computerworld Honors Program. For over two decades, Computerworld Honors has acknowledged those individuals and organizations that have used technology to benefit society. Additional information about the program can be found at www.cwhonors.org.
"SnapServer solutions have always been known for being easy to use and incredibly reliable for short and long term data storage requirements. Historic Map Works provides an excellent example of how SnapServer NAS can be deployed in environments with rapidly increasing amounts of data that must remain protected and accessible at all times. The ability to expand quickly, simplified management and high performance unified storage capabilities ensure that SnapServer NAS solutions will continue to provide companies like Historic Map Works with reliable data protection now and in the future," said Jillian Mansolf, VP Sales and Marketing, Overland Storage. "We congratulate Historic Map Works on achieving Laureate status in the Computerworld Honors program."
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