January 12, 2006
Storage Virtualization Expert Evolving Solutions - Helps 7 Medical Systems Consolidate Storage & Provide Data On DemandMinneapolis, MN, January 12, 2006 - Evolving Solutions, a leading IT architect providing data on demand and storage virtualization solutions, today announced that it has deployed an IBM BladeCenter storage consolidation solution at 7 Medical Systems, an on & off-site storage service provider (SSP) serving the healthcare industry.
Evolving Solutions is helping 7 Medical Systems to cost effectively host and manage their utility computing based storage platform for healthcare providers, by architecting and implementing an IBM BladeCenter technology solution that includes fiber & data disk along with tape.
"As radiology images continue to grow in size, imaging centers, hospitals and clinics require more and more storage both on site and at an off site location," said Bruce Buerman, IBM Intel & Storage Specialist for Evolving Solutions. "Storage service providers are searching for the most efficient and cost effective technologies available to them in order to serve their customers with high availability, easy access storage."
The IBM BladeCenter storage consolidation solution from Evolving Solutions, integrates 7 Medical Systems' current computing resources into a centralized, cost-effective, high-density chassis.
Storage consolidation & virtualization has enabled 7 Medical Systems to:
- Maintain system uptime (99.999%) 24/7 for mission critical applications.
- Expand storage easily as customer needs arise
- Lower cost of ownership due to storage virtualization and centralized computing operations.
- Lower up-front and ongoing costs for customers via platform utilization & provisioning.
"7 Medical Systems' goal is to provide electronic health record data on demand to our care providers via an easy-to-use, high availability platform," said Jason Studsrud, CEO of 7 Medical Systems. "Evolving Solutions has given us the means to do just that."
For more information on storage virtualization, consolidation and data on demand solutions, visit www.evolvingsol.com or call 1.800.294.4362.
About 7 Medical Systems
7 Medical Systems, LLC (7 Medical) is a platform enabler that provides small and midsize healthcare providers with a utility-based IT computing platform. By bringing together best-in-class infrastructure vendors and medical software manufacturers, 7 Medical delivers small and midsize healthcare practices with Fortune 500 technology and applications at a fraction of the cost. http://www.7medical.com.