Storage Systems Integration

The era of big data, cloud, and analytics is driving huge growth in mission critical data and the demand for increased storage. Simply adding storage capacity is not always the answer. We know the right strategy can save more than data by also potentially reducing costs and improving productivity. At ATS Group we design, plan, and implement on premise, cloud, and hybrid strategies that improve efficiency, shrink data without degrading performance, improve utilization and reduce overall capacity needs.

Storage Technologies Expertise

As an acknowledged IT infrastructure industry leader, we can help you make all this possible with integrated solutions compatible with cloud, on premise and hybrid storage, storage area networks (SAN), software defined storage, flash storage, object storage, virtualization, and IBM Spectrum storage.

Our expertise in technology includes DS8000, Object Storage, Spectrum Accelerate (XIV), Storwize, Software Defined Storage, Hyper Converged Systems, VersaStack, Spectrum Virtualize (SVC), Spectrum Archive (LTFS), Elastic Storage Server, FlashSystem, Spectrum Control (TPC) and Tape.

Unbiased, Independent and Objective

Since we are not a reseller, we do not rely on product sales, maintenance fees, or referrals. Our team of subject-matter experts are experienced and certified consultants focused and passionate about client success and in providing you services tailored to your unique organizational needs.

Services to Fit Your Every Need

These include:

Architecture & Health Checks. Using our proprietary software, we analyze the current state of your environment and work with your IT stakeholders on recommendations that solve technical problems, improve performance, and maximize stability. Some sample services we offer are:

  • Plan, architect, and tune your Big Data environment for optimal performance.
  • Plan your hybrid and software defined storage environments.
  • Troubleshoot your complex SAN performance issues and implement best practices.
  • Evaluate ROI for features, such as storage savings with data compression and deduplication.
  • Proof of Concepts with our experts to design and test the next phase of your storage investment.
  • Discover critical vulnerabilities and receive expert recommendations to harden your environment from outside attacks.

Implementations, Upgrades & Migrations. We use our experience deploying thousands of server, storage, and data-protection systems to focus on agility, predictability, and optimization across environments.  Some sample services we offer are:

  • Maximizing utilization of your virtualized environment with our subject matter experts (SME).
  • Implement Flash storage to reduce energy consumption, save space, and provide superior performance.
  • Receive real-world recommendations and upgrade strategies tailored to your environment.
  • Migrate your critical workloads to tiered storage, based on performance requirements.
  • Optimize and implement data tiering with Flash, Tape, and Cloud.
  • Use our Innovation Center lab to assess storage options for functionality and productivity with Proof of Concepts.
  • Secure your data by reviewing ways to implement encryption technologies in your environment.

Project Management. Along with the previously mentioned implementation expertise, we are also recognized experts in both project oversight and skills transfer. Our approach is to partner with you to offer advanced consulting, planning, and execution for your IT Infrastructure initiatives.

Vendor & Custom Training. Within our state-of-the-industry Innovation Center, we offer hands-on classroom training and demonstrations which can you can take advantage of or have us develop custom on-site training for delivery at your location.