IBM Real-time Compression Appliance STN7800 provides online storage optimization through real-time data compression with no impact to application performance. The STN7800 is designed to transparently compress data in NAS environments by up to 80%. IBM Real-time Compression Appliances are designed to optimize NAS capacity and help slow the growth of network attached storage, reducing the amount of storage to be managed, powered, and cooled.
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