Solution-Soft Releases Automated Capacity Storage Management Software for Solaris

SANTA CLARA, CALIF, August 27, 2001– Solution-Soft Systems, Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Data Optimization (IDO) solutions, today announced the release of SafeCapacity, automated capacity management software. SafeCapacity addresses the increasing need for management tools in the growing storage networking market. SafeCapacity provides easy-to-administer storage optimization and capacity overflow protection.

SafeCapacity uses a policy-based configuration to continuously monitor an application server’s file systems, seamlessly allocating more storage space whenever needed. Additionally, SafeCapacity decreases the need to over-provision storage resources on individual systems, thus reducing storage related costs. As opposed to management by crisis, SafeCapacity automatically notifies system administrators when problems occur, and, based on pre-set rules, takes corrective action immediately to increase the amount of allocated storage. By automating capacity management, enterprises can greatly reduce total storage system ownership costs, thereby maximizing the return on investment.SafeCapacity provides rule-based, self-expandable virtual storage to application servers using existing file systems and storage devices, thereby eliminating the recurrence of storage space crisis regularly faced by system administrators.

Solution-Soft’s SafeCapacity software addresses the increasing need for management tools in the growing storage networking market. SafeCapacity provides easy to administer storage optimization and capacity overflow protection.

“With this release, Solution-Soft extends our storage management software into the broader open systems market place where we have already developed a significantly large customer base with our other IDO products.” said Paul WangStan Chin, CTEO and president of Solution-Soft. “Out of disk space is the number one storage management issue today. The related downtime and disaster recovery is very costly. SafeCapacityOur software addresses thisprovides complete managed storage overflow protection for any size data center.”

SafeCapacity uses a policy-based configuration to continuously monitor an application server’s file systems, seamlessly allocating more storage space whenever needed. Additionally, SafeCapacity decreases the need to over provision storage resources on individual systems, thus reducing storage related costs. As opposed to management by crisis, SafeCapacity automatically notifies system administrators when problems occur, and based on pre-set rules, takes corrective action immediately to increase the amount of allocated storage. By automating capacity management, enterprises can greatly reduce their total cost of ownership of the storage system, thereby maximizing the return on investment.

“SafeCapacity is well perfectly suited for our enterprise customers. T that need IP based storage virtualization. The benefits of available and efficient storage that SafeCapacity adds are vitally needed in today’s mission critical environments,” said Denise ShiffmanXXX, Vvice Ppresident of Mmarketing at Sun. “Solution-Soft’s products allow Sun customers even greater availability and efficiencies in storage environments. In addition SolutionSoft validates the open storage philosophy of Sun benefiting users and customers alike”.

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About Solution-Soft

Solution-Soft is a storage software provider of Intelligent Data Optimization (IDO) solutions, which address the urgent need for automated management of data storage in a complex storage networking environment. IDO solutions facilitate automated data selection, movement and redirection that optimize high availability, storage scalability and system performance. The company has developed robust storage management software solutions for corporate data centers, XSP Infrastructure providers, and storage solution providers. Solution-Soft boasts more than 1,500 customers, including AT&T, Boeing, Cable&Wireless, and 3M. Solution-Soft’s market presence is also bolstered by partnerships with Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS), FalconStor, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:SUNW).), Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Founded in 1993, Solution-Soft is privately held and based in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit www.solution-soft.com or call +1.408.346.141500.

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Solution-Soft
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