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Published: 16 Oct 2012

Faced with the challenges of significant storage and application growth, shortened backup windows and limited IT resources, many organizations are embracing hierarchical storage management (HSM) to archive infrequently accessed data on less expensive storage. Storing 80 million images a year GE Medical Systems, Waukesha, WI, is a provider of health care productivity solutions and services and is a leader in medical diagnostic imaging technology. The company has more than 300 offices worldwide and $8 billion in annual revenues. Its application service provider (ASP) group offers remote archiving services for digital diagnostic images, allowing its customers to focus on delivering healthcare, rather than managing large-scale storage systems. GE Medical Systems provides an archiving solution for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)-based medical exams and images. "The sheer volume of medical image data is unmanageable for most of our customers," says Sander Kloet, manager of data center operations for GE Medical Systems' ASP services. "Our ... Access >>>

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