Commonly Asked Questions About Arxscan

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Is Arxscan Right for the Size of My Data Center?

Yes. Arxscan is driving value for customers with one or two storage arrays all the way up to customers with multiple petabytes spread across hundreds of storage arrays in dozens of global data centers.

Is the Arxscan Solution Secure?

Yes. Arxscan has been deployed and is running in some of the most secure data centers in the world. After five plus years and several hundred installations including government, healthcare, aerospace and financial services firms, we have been put to the test and have satisfied the most stringent security requirements being practiced.

Does the Data Need to be Taken Off Site for Processing or Aggregation?

No. All data aggregation and reporting is automated and is done by the software within the instance at the location it is deployed. The data is stored and kept at the location the customer determines. Users access the Solution via a web browser on any intranet that has access to the location where the software is installed.

What Types and Brands of Storage is the Arxscan Solution Compatible With?

Arxscan covers all major configurations of SAN, NAS, DAS and virtual storage as well as switching all in one instance of the software. We cover all major product lines from Brocade, Cisco Systems, Dell, EMC, FalconStor, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, LSI, Net App, Oracle, VMware and more.

How Does the Arxscan Solution Install?

The Arxscan Solution ships as a virtual appliance and runs on a variety of virtual environments including VMware and Hyper-V. Arxscan’s system requirements are minimal (2 CPU, 8GB RAM, 250GB disk). The Arxscan Solution does NOT require any agents of any kind. Installation and configuration are performed by Arxscan via remote web conference and are typically completed within 60-90 minutes.

How Hard is it to Get the Arxscan Solution Up and Running?

It’s easy! We have a proven process that streamlines the installation and set up that gets you up and running in a couple of hours. We provide all of the installation and set up remotely… and free of charge!

How Much Does Arxscan Cost?

A fraction of what competing products that provide less data cost. We charge a very competitive base price for the software that even the smallest installations can afford. To keep it simple we charge a base fee for the software and then a small per array and per switch charge for the equipment being monitored. (No per port or host counts needed!) Call for a demonstration today and we can estimate the cost for your environment on the spot.