Trilliant Group Utilizes New Storage Planning Assistant Tool To Help Businesses Manage Storage Costs

Consulting tool ties storage technologies and drivers to business needs to

help Trilliant Group customers contain and reduce storage costs.



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Trilliant Group

    CINCINNATI, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Trilliant
 Group today announced its new planning tool, Trilliant Group Storage Planning
 Assistant, Version 1.0. The storage planning and assessment software tool
 aligns storage technologies, practices, and products with business needs.
 Trilliant Group consultants utilize the tool during consulting engagements,
 helping them to provide storage management planning to senior business
 managers with an even greater degree of accuracy.
     Trilliant Group is an IT consulting firm focused exclusively on enterprise
 storage management. The company is vendor-neutral and sells no hardware or
 software, ensuring objective recommendations based on storage management best
 practices.  Trilliant Group Storage Planning Assistant will provide additional
 information to the Trilliant Group Best Practices Model.
     Trilliant Group developed the Storage Planning Assistant software in order
 to maintain consistency between engagements and increase the accuracy of its
 analysis. The tool includes a repository of comparative information that is
 the basis for the Trilliant Group Best Practices Model.  Trilliant Group will
 not sell the Storage Planning Assistant, but will add the software to its
 arsenal of storage consulting methodologies.  Coupled with Trilliant Group's
 consulting services, Storage Planning Assistant can help companies contain or
 reduce the costs associated with enterprise storage by providing precise
 forecasts of storage needs.
     "Our customers are constantly asked to justify their planned operational
 expenditures," stated Mark Roberts, a Senior Partner with Trilliant Group.
 "The Trilliant Group Storage Planning Assistant ties business requirements to
 operational or technical impacts and costs from a business perspective."
     "For example," Roberts continued, "one of our consultants can look at the
 availability requirements in an application's Service Level Agreement and,
 using Storage Planning Assistant, produce outputs quantifying the types and
 costs of storage components required to meet those goals. These might include
 clustering, mirroring, or data recovery."
     Trilliant Group will use its Storage Planning Assistant as part of its
 overall services delivery method. The output from the software tool is fed
 directly into the Trilliant Group architecture model, which provides a firm
 base to begin design of a storage infrastructure.
     Trilliant Group ( www.trilliant-group.com ) is a vendor-neutral IT
 consulting and integration firm focused exclusively on enterprise storage
 management. Trilliant Group provides leadership in aligning business strategy
 to storage technologies and provides expert advice to senior managers.
 Trilliant Group's core services include assessment, architecture, deployment,
 optimization, and education. Trilliant Group's client-focused approach is
 dedicated completely to the delivery of services. The company does not benefit
 from the sale of hardware, software, or managed storage services.  Trilliant
 Group can be reached by telephone at 1.800.831.7321 or 513.579.0405, or via
 email at info@trilliant-group.com .
 
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    CINCINNATI, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Trilliant
 Group today announced its new planning tool, Trilliant Group Storage Planning
 Assistant, Version 1.0. The storage planning and assessment software tool
 aligns storage technologies, practices, and products with business needs.
 Trilliant Group consultants utilize the tool during consulting engagements,
 helping them to provide storage management planning to senior business
 managers with an even greater degree of accuracy.
     Trilliant Group is an IT consulting firm focused exclusively on enterprise
 storage management. The company is vendor-neutral and sells no hardware or
 software, ensuring objective recommendations based on storage management best
 practices.  Trilliant Group Storage Planning Assistant will provide additional
 information to the Trilliant Group Best Practices Model.
     Trilliant Group developed the Storage Planning Assistant software in order
 to maintain consistency between engagements and increase the accuracy of its
 analysis. The tool includes a repository of comparative information that is
 the basis for the Trilliant Group Best Practices Model.  Trilliant Group will
 not sell the Storage Planning Assistant, but will add the software to its
 arsenal of storage consulting methodologies.  Coupled with Trilliant Group's
 consulting services, Storage Planning Assistant can help companies contain or
 reduce the costs associated with enterprise storage by providing precise
 forecasts of storage needs.
     "Our customers are constantly asked to justify their planned operational
 expenditures," stated Mark Roberts, a Senior Partner with Trilliant Group.
 "The Trilliant Group Storage Planning Assistant ties business requirements to
 operational or technical impacts and costs from a business perspective."
     "For example," Roberts continued, "one of our consultants can look at the
 availability requirements in an application's Service Level Agreement and,
 using Storage Planning Assistant, produce outputs quantifying the types and
 costs of storage components required to meet those goals. These might include
 clustering, mirroring, or data recovery."
     Trilliant Group will use its Storage Planning Assistant as part of its
 overall services delivery method. The output from the software tool is fed
 directly into the Trilliant Group architecture model, which provides a firm
 base to begin design of a storage infrastructure.
     Trilliant Group ( www.trilliant-group.com ) is a vendor-neutral IT
 consulting and integration firm focused exclusively on enterprise storage
 management. Trilliant Group provides leadership in aligning business strategy
 to storage technologies and provides expert advice to senior managers.
 Trilliant Group's core services include assessment, architecture, deployment,
 optimization, and education. Trilliant Group's client-focused approach is
 dedicated completely to the delivery of services. The company does not benefit
 from the sale of hardware, software, or managed storage services.  Trilliant
 Group can be reached by telephone at 1.800.831.7321 or 513.579.0405, or via
 email at info@trilliant-group.com .
 
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