Apache Egypt Companies, a key player in the Oil and Gas sector is eager to maintain its international standards through adapting topnotch IT solutions. TOPTECH Egypt IBM Business Partner – with its broad proficiency in implementing storage solutions in Egypt was the winning partner dedicated to work with Apache in order to achieve the project objectives.

TOPTECH Egypt successfully managed the assessment and design phases with the contribution of Mr. Jadir Barazi – Apache’s IT Manager – to reach the optimum solution overview that maximizes the return on investment and minimizes the total cost of ownership (TCO), depending on IBM storage technology.
IBM System Storage has the widest product range, leading the storage industry and has more than 40 Years experience in Virtualization Technologies, with more than 10,000 Virtualization Storage Systems installed worldwide as well as Virtualization references in Egypt.

Working with Apache and employing a successful technical assessment performed by TOPTECH and IBM presales engineers, the storage solution has been developed for an IBM System Storage DS4800 that best fits Apache’s environment.

The DS400 is an integral component in IBM’s storage solution portfolio and a key component of the business continuity solutions portfolio that delivers business resilience and continuity of operations. Also, it takes advantage of 4 Gbps Fibre Channel interface technology and supports up to 224 disk drives in Total Storage EXP810 disk units.

A real value has been added to the solution topology “IBM TotalStorage SAN16B-2 fabric switch” to enhance storage networking with higher throughput, and increased port density and to provide a foundation for new infrastructure simplification and business continuity solutions for running applications.
The solution has been designed to provide full redundancy where no down time and no single point of failure.
One of TOPTECH Egypt’s competitive advantages is its value added services done by its qualified teamwork and business partners who provide business solutions for various all industry sectors.

Currently, TOPTECH Egypt is running the pre-installation phase which includes the technical prerequisites to justify the system environmental accomodation

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