Edward Jones Standardizes Global File Services Infrastructure on Network Appliance.
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To maximize its business continuance The adjournment or postponement of an action pending in a court to a later date of the same or another session of the court, granted by a court in response to a motion made by a party to a lawsuit. and data center availability operations, Edward Jones deployed multiple enterprise-class F840 filers enhanced with NetApp(R) SnapMirror(R) software for managing database applications data, replication In database management, the ability to keep distributed databases synchronized by routinely copying the entire database or subsets of the database to other servers in the network.
There are various replication methods. , backup, and storage of its home directories.
The company also will utilize NetApp data management software to simplify the management of critical information shared between remote facilities, including PeopleSoft application data, which requires 24x7 data access among the company's St. Louis and Tempe, Ariz. remote offices.
The NetApp DataFabric(TM) Manager software provides ease of network management, enabling IT staff to manage the systems remotely, thereby offering greater reductions in costs and providing heightened data security for home offices.
After Edward Jones considered several competitive offerings for this deployment, and completed lengthy technical evaluations The study and investigations by a developing agency to determine the technical suitability of material, equipment, or a system for use in the Military Services. See also operational evaluation. , Network Appliance was chosen for its superior quality of service and system availability, flexible support of Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. (R) and UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). (R) environments, ease of scalability, speed of implementation, and greatly reduced operational costs.
"Network Appliance is focused on the future, looking at how companies maximize the value of information assets in an organization, collaborating, and sharing information around the globe," said Rich Malone, chief information officer of Edward Jones.
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About Edward Jones
Edward Jones, the only major financial-services firm advising individual investors exclusively, traces its roots to 1871 and currently serves 5 million clients. The firm offers its clients a variety of investments, including certificates of deposit, taxable and non-taxable bonds, stocks and mutual funds. The largest firm in the nation in terms of branch offices, Edward Jones currently has more than 8,200 offices in the U.S. and, through its affiliates, in Canada and the United Kingdom. Plans call for expansion to 10,000 offices by 2003. The Edward Jones interactive Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com.
About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in open network storage solutions for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992, Network Appliance has pioneered technology, product, and partner firsts that continue to drive the evolution of storage. Information about Network Appliance solutions and services is available at www.netapp.com.
Note to Editors: NetApp and SnapMirror are registered trademarks and Network Appliance and DataFabric are trademarks of Network Appliance, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners and should be treated as such.