Overview: As storage capacity doubles every year businesses struggle to keep up with storage demands. Contributing factors to the growth in storage include applications becoming more complex increasing file sizes and an increasing number of government regulations regarding the storage of information. In addition to this companies need to operate 24x7 to not be left behind. To keep up with these demands they look to service providers to guide them in their decision making when creating a data protection strategy. Key components of this strategy should be reliability lower total cost of ownership investment protection and ease of use. The new StorageWorks Network Storage Router M2402 offers all of the above. The M2402 is a key component in a complete data protection solution.