Knorr-Bremse To Deploy dataglobal dg suite in their Data Center

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World’s Leading Manufacturer of Braking Systems To Manage 150 Terrabytes of Data With dataglobal Unified Information and Storage Management Solution

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"Installing dataglobal dg suite is part of the Knorr Excellence model which is the company vision for achieving excellence in all areas of its operation."

dataglobal, a leading technology innovator of Unified Information and Storage Management (UISM,) today announced that industry leader Knorr Bremse has chosen to deploy the dataglobal dg suite to manage their information and storage needs in their data center. dg suite is a single software platform that integrates all the tools needed to manage the data and storage assets within an enterprise from a central console. Munich, Germay-based Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles.

As a technology pioneer for over 100 years, Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles worldwide. With just under 14,500 employees worldwide, the company earned sales in 2009 of EUR 2.76 billion. The company has data centers in Germany, Ohio, South Africa and Hong Kong and chose dataglobal dg suite because of its ability to provide a unified view of the heterogeneous systems within the company worldwide.

"We selected dataglobal dg suite as our information and storage management platform partially based on its capability to manage heterogeneous environments seamlessly. It also provides storage usage data for us to intelligently manage our capacity requirements,” said Peter Marx, Corporate IT Manager for the Knorr-Bremse Group. "With dataglobal, Knorr Bremse can now quickly and accurately develop snapshots of our storage usage and capacity across our multiple data centers and across multiple devices with minimal intervention by our system administrators. This has been a significant improvement in the overall management of our data center operations, and in the planning of our storage capacity requirements. ”

Installing dataglobal dg suite is part of the Knorr Excellence model which is the company vision for achieving excellence in all areas of its operation. To achieve this objective, Knorr Bremse has harmonized previous management models for its business divisions into one common model in which allprocesses are brought together in order to accomplish gradual and collective improvement. The company goal is excellence in all its processes with the focus on achieving and maintaining the high performance level its customer base has come to expect from a world leader.

“Knorr-Bremse has become a leader in its industry by incorporating best practices in all of its operations worldwide,” said Wolfgang Munz, CEO of dataglobal. “We are pleased that Knor-Bremse chose our software platform to help tame their unstructured data while being able to manage their storage.”

dataglobal dg suite consists of a powerful Analyze Engine which uses pure mathematical power to scan over ½ billion files an hour, a degree of speed and accuracy that is unprecedented in the industry. The Engine powers the Classification, Migration, Archive, Chargeback and Storage Control modules to enable dg suite to scan, classify, sort, migrate and archive multiple terabytes of data daily. As a result, dg suite offers all the tools needed to manage all of the unstructured data and storage resources within an enterprise of any size to solve the eDiscovery, compliance, storage reclamation and knowledge reuse needs of today’s large organizations.

About dataglobal
dataglobal (dg) is a global leader in data analysis, classification, management and archival technology which provides high-performance analysis and management of information resources across heterogeneous enterprises of all sizes. Having previously defined the revolutionary Unified Archiving approach which transformed the archiving industry, dg’s product modules form a new generation Unified Storage and Information Management (USIM) platform which is uniquely capable of analyzing, assessing and triggering data management actions that govern all unstructured information and storage assets. dataglobal’s groundbreaking file classification technology is a critical USIM enabling technology that can quickly scan and categorize information resources to meet eDiscovery, compliance, knowledge reuse and storage optimization business needs to improve revenue, profitability and competitive advantage while reducing corporate risks and costs simultaneously.

More than 1,800 successful installations in over 40 countries worldwide are a testament to the performance of dataglobal’s products. Customers include 3M, AUDI, E.ON, Group Deutsche Börse, Knorr-Bremse, Mars and Voestalpine. dataglobal also boasts an impressive list of technology partners that include Microsoft, EMC, HP, Hitachi, IBM, LSI, NetApp, Permabit and Oracle (Sun Microsystems.) dataglobal is headquartered in Germany with regional offices on the west coast of the United States and in Romania. For more information, please visit us at

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