dCache is the Data Storage and Management system developed by dCache.org (DESY, Fermilab, NDGF).

dCache is in production in more than fifty sites worldwide since more than 10 years.

It matches the criteria for a TRL9 service. However, the Replica Manager, the core component of the “Storage Manager Resource Engine” is TRL6, as it is only installed at DESY since February 2017 as a pre-production service.

It will be used to implement the following functionality: