HP Medical Archive solution 4.1
The HP Medical Archive solution (MAS) is a specialized content archiving platform to help global healthcare providers of all sizes address exploding medical image retention requirements. With MAS, healthcare providers can strengthen their focus on improving patient care and adhering to strict regulatory governance by ensuring fast-growingmedical image data are securely preserved and highly available. The grid architecture satisfies the scalability and performance requirements of healthcare providers at a price point any customer can afford. HP Medical Archive solution (MAS) is designed to handle medical fixed content, ranging from large medical images and movies to smaller electronic patient documents. MAS is an expandableappliance composed of integrated HP disk storage, servers, and policy management software to provide long-term retention of medical data, and it supports the market leader medical imaging applications. What differentiates MAS is its ability to improve care delivery and facilitate regulatory governance by providing high availability for secure storage of images while reducing the cost and management ofmedical fixed content by consolidating historical data from multiple sources to lower cost media. The latter feature, bolstered by the native ability to enable information management policy-based migration across storage tiers, helps providers consistently align the business value of images and studies with appropriate retention policies. The HP Medical Archive solution (MAS) is a modular appliancecomposed of infrastructure components/nodes and storage nodes, which form a unified archive based on a grid architecture. Each node consists of multiple software services operating on a server that manages a fixed capacity storage resource. MAS nodes can be configured together and tailored to a customer's deployment requirements for single site, single site plus disaster recovery site, multi-siteor multi-site hub and spoke topologies. MAS is an important building block of HP Digital Hospital value proposition. Digital Hospital allows HLS Customers to integrate diagnostic and administrative patient information in a holistic framework. Addressing and managing diagnostic information explosion, MAS helps Health Care providers to build the hospital of the future. HP Software ProfessionalServices offers a complete portfolio of Information Management Services including upfront consulting to define the right strategy and roadmap for information management and storage optimization to meet your medical archiving requirements. We then provide design, planning and implementation services to maximize value from your HP MAS solution. This is part of our overall PS Information ManagementService offering including Data Management Services, Information Governance Strategy and Planning Services and Solutions, Educations services, and Solution Management service. Professional Services can deliver an integrated solution using the entire IM Software product suite as well as in heterogeneous infrastructures. Packaged rapid implementation services for Data Protector and MAS are planned forQ2, 2010. For more information on HP Medical Archive solution, please visit: www.hp.com/go/mas
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HP Medical Archive solution 4.1
What's New in MAS 4.1 product structure
The HP MAS platform is based on a single suite of 2U nodes built on HP ProLiant servers. All Infrastructure Nodes (Admin/Gateway,Gateway, and Control), and the SAS enterprise (SAS ENT) and SAS midline (SAS MDL) Storage Nodes, including Combo Nodes, leverage ProLiant DL180 G6 storage server platform. With MAS 4.1, Storage Area Network (SAN),Tape Storage Nodes and the Virtual Gateway Nodes leverage the new ProLiant DL380 G6 server platform. The compact nature of the node backbone enables an impressive rack density increase,...