Oncology Therapeutics Network Deploys Network Appliance Business Continuance Solution
Sunnyvale, CA - June 18, 2002 --
Oncology Therapeutics Network (OTN), the leading provider of
products and services for community-based oncology practices, has
deployed business continuance solutions designed to maintain the
highest levels of data availability from Network Appliance, Inc.
(NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of enterprise network storage
OTN, a subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb, uses Network
Appliance™ SnapMirror® replication technology and
NetApp® F800 series filers to make real-time backups of its
customer relationship and enterprise resource planning applications
in Bristol-Myers Squibb's New Jersey data center. The Network
Appliance solution enables OTN to be the most reliable source for
cancer drugs, supplies, and information for community oncology
Network Appliance's SnapMirror offers enterprise-class disaster
recovery via fast replication of mission-critical information.
SnapMirror enables enterprises to mirror selected mission-critical
data sets stored within a single volume for disaster recovery, data
distribution, offline testing, and reporting. By mirroring selected
data sets and transferring only changed blocks over the network,
SnapMirror dramatically lowers network bandwidth
"Our goal is to make the oncology practice as efficient as possible
by providing the oncologist with the best service through the
latest technology," said Sue Dubman, vice president and CIO at OTN.
"Using Network Appliance's business continuance solutions we are
able to ensure the highest levels of data availability while
offering personalized and absolutely secure service."
"Network Appliance business continuance solutions are designed to
ensure that community-based oncology practices have continuous
availability to OTN's products and services," said Ray Villeneuve,
vice president of marketing at Network Appliance.
Network Appliance builds today's most advanced network storage
solutions that enable fast access, integration, and sharing of the
massive amounts of rapidly growing scientific data and medical
imaging information. With the most reliable information
architecture in the industry, Network Appliance's filers and
storage appliances enable life sciences companies to store, manage,
and protect their information assets.
About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in open network storage
solutions for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its
inception in 1992, Network Appliance has pioneered technology,
product, and partner firsts that continue to drive the evolution of
About Oncology Therapeutics Network (OTN)
Helping community oncology extend and enhance the lives of patients
with cancer, Oncology Therapeutics Network (OTN) is a healthcare
services and distribution firm focused on the needs of office-based
oncology practices. Through the development of innovative programs,
products and services, OTN provides tools to help oncology
practices prosper in a changing healthcare environment.