The system also comes with a type of thin provisioning that Overland dubbed Automatic Capacity Expansion. The tool automatically expands any given volume without IT intervention to fit application needs based on pre-determined policies. For example, a policy could be set to grow a volume by 30% when it reaches 80% capacity.
The array also comes with a tool called Simple Disk Volume Creation, which allows volumes to be created with a single step.
The S2000 has a starting price of $14,995; the E2000 expansion units sell for $2,995 each.
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