by Nicole Gauger

PoINT presents high-performance S3 gateway for archiving and big data storage

Graphic: PoINT Archival Gateway

Siegen. The PoINT Archival Gateway, a new software solution from PoINT Software & Systems GmbH, combines high performance, scalability and high availability of data. It receives data via an S3 interface which it then archives on storage systems such as tape or optical libraries. Integrated erasure coding ensures that data is distributed redundantly, improving the system’s reliability and performance. The PoINT Archival Gateway will be available in Q2 2019.

The PoINT Archival Gateway can write and read over one petabyte of data per day. This high level of performance makes the software ideal for applications wherever large volumes of data are stored. The software’s S3 interfaces also mean that businesses can integrate cloud-ready applications without having to make any adaptations to it. The PoINT Archival Gateway’s S3 HTTP service supports thousands of parallel client connections, enabling maximum throughput rates. A clear, comprehensible administrative interface makes configuration completely intuitive and provides a quick overview of the system’s capacity, object count and performance at all times.

WORM functionality and integrated retention management ensure that data is protected against manipulation or unintended deletion, making it easy for businesses to meet their compliance obligations. Users can also implement a 3-2-1 backup strategy without any extra work, as the software supports tape and optical storage media so that offline storage is also as easy as can be.

"With digitization on the rise and data volumes increasing enormously, the PoINT Archival Gateway represents a scalable, high-performance solution that helps businesses to quickly and securely store their data, archiving it in compliance with the relevant regulations and legislation,” said Thomas Thalmann, CEO at PoINT Software & Systems GmbH.

About PoINT:
PoINT Software & Systems GmbH is specialized in the development and distribution of software products for storage, management and archiving of data. Our data & storage management solutions offer an easy and efficient integration of different storage technologies and systems in consideration of enterprise requirements. PoINT products allow optimized usage of storage systems and help to reduce costs and issues caused by data growth. The software solutions fulfil compliance and archiving requirements and provide independence from storage technologies and vendors.

Editorial contacts:
Katharina Alber
Marketing
PoINT Software & Systems GmbH
Eiserfelder Str. 316, 57080 Siegen
tel.: +49 271 3841-159
fax: +49 271 3841-151
marcom@point.de
www.point.de

Nicole Gauger
good news! GmbH
Kolberger Str. 36, 23617 Stockelsdorf
tel.: +49 451 88199-12
fax: +49 451 88199-29
nicole@goodnews.de

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