The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) recently conducted a lab review and performance analysis of the AssuredSAN Pro 5000. Brian Garrett, vice president of ESG Lab, who oversaw the analysis stated, "Our testing showed significant response time improvements for business critical application workloads including email, database queries, and online ordering. When we stressed the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 during ESG lab testing, RealStor software quickly adapted to rapidly changing workloads. We believe customers will welcome the AssuredSAN Pro 5000's simply elegant approach to storage management – it saves time and money as it eliminates the hassle of dealing with RAID.""Application vendors should know that their products are only as responsive and cost-effective as their customers' supporting infrastructures. Weak links in processing, networking or storage undermine application performance and investment value no matter how cutting edge an application architecture may be. To maximize application responsiveness and value, storage technologies such as Dot Hill's AssuredSAN Pro 5000 adapt to rapidly changing data access requirements in real time, ensuring that application performance and employee productivity are never undermined by delays in data delivery," said Joseph Martins, managing director, Data Mobility Group. "Dot Hill has raised the bar for storage management. The Storage Management Console provides easy web-based access with any web browser. The interface is intuitive, simple, and provides in-depth information for all elements of the storage system," stated Russ Fellows, senior partner at Evaluator Group. "The storage market is very competitive. Dot Hill is introducing a new set of products today that we believe will compete effectively with the well-known brands." Designed to integrate seamlessly with virtualization applications such as VMware® vSphere®, Citrix® XenServer™, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Veeam® Backup, the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series changes the competitive landscape in the midrange market by providing OEMs, authorized channel partners and end-user customers with a highly compelling alternative that delivers truly automated storage in real-time and eliminates the need for manual intervention.