by Lyle Smith

Iomega StorCenter px12-450r Network Storage Array Now Shipping

Iomega has announced the worldwide availability of their new Iomega StorCenter px12-450r 12-bay Network Storage Array, multi-protocol networked data storage for small and medium business, remote office/branch office installations and distributed enterprises. The StorCenter px12-450r comes equipped with the new Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v2 Product Family, 8GB RAM, improved user supportability, and the option of 4TB HDDs. The StorCenter px12-450r, successor to the px12-350r, takes advantage of the latest version of the EMC LifeLine software, which is an advanced operating system that makes EMC's enterprise class expertise and cloud capabilities available to a large variety of users.

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by Lyle Smith

Infortrend EonNAS 1310 and 1510 Announced to Meet Data Storage Demands for SMBs

Data storage solutions provider, Infortrend, has added two new models to its EonNAS 1000 Series - the EonNAS 1310 and 1510, which feature 2U/8-bay and a 2U/12-bay rackmount form factors respectively. These new storage solutions help SMB users to optimize file sharing, IP SAN applications, data storage, and data backup and are specifically designed to protect mission critical business data.

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by Mark Kidd

AC&NC Introduces JetStor SAS 716U & 724U Unified Storage Systems

AC&NC has introduced the new JetStor SAS 716U and 724U RAID systems, designed to integrate storage in mixed NAS and IP SAN environments. Both platforms are intended for small and medium businesses looking to leverage unified storage technology with features including compression, deduplication, snapshots, thin provisioning, and unified authentication.

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by Kevin OBrien

JetStor SAS 616iSD 10G iSCSI SAN Review

The SAS 616iSD 10G is part of an extensive line of block-level storage arrays offered by JetStor. The iSCSI 616iSD offers up to 48TB of storage via 16 3.5" bays in a 3U enclosure. JetStor features dual redundant active/active RAID controllers and four 10GbE ports, two per controller. Each controller is powered by an Intel IOP342 64-bit Chevelon dual-core storage processor, and includes features like parity-assist ASIC, iSCSI-assist engine and TCP Offload Engine (TOE). Should 48TB prove insufficient, the 616iSD can be expanded with four JBOD shelves (SAS716J) for a maximum capacity of 240TB per array.

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by Mark Kidd

AC&NC JetStor 764F RAID Arrays Support up to 256TB in 4U

AC&NC has announced a new JetStor 764F solution for high capacity, high demand enterprise applications. The JetStor 764F features four 8Gb/s fiber channel interfaces and four 6Gb/s SAS channel expanders. If used with 4TB drives, a single 4U 764F array supports up to 256TB of storage.

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by Mark Kidd

D-Link DSN-6000 Series Offers Flexible iSCSI SAN Array with Data Protection

D-Link has announced the DSN-6000 Series iSCSI SAN Array, designed with feedback from small to mid-size enterprises, state and federal government agencies, and educational institutions, with capacities up to 180TB. The DSN-6000 series offers data protection features including snapshot, volume cloning, and remote replication at no additional cost.

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by Kevin OBrien

Drobo B1200i Review

If we know anything about Drobo and the new B1200i, their mission statement is to keep storage simple. The 12-bay SAN has historically supported up to 48TB of storage via SATA and SAS hard drives via Drobo's BeyondRAID automatic and instantaneous drive management system. Now the B1200i has a new trick up its sleeve, automated data-aware tiering. Maintaining the simplicity mantra, the B1200i can support a trio of SSDs to deliver automatic data tiering, while preserving the other nine bays for large capacity storage, all with plug-and-play simplicity.

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by Mark Kidd

Infortrend Announces EonNAS Pro and 1000 Series NAS Systems

Infortrend has announced North American availability of two new product lines, the EonNAS Pro (tower) and EonNAS 1000 Series (rackmount), intended for the SMB and SOHO storage market. The EonNAS Pro and EonNAS 1000 series offer deduplication, ZFS checksum, snapshot and pool mirror features.

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by Brian Beeler

Overland Storage SnapSAN 3000 & 5000 Released with SSD Acceleration and High Availability

Overland Storage has released a pair of new SAN offerings; the SnapSAN 3000 for midrange businesses and the SnapSAN 5000 for the enterprise. Both systems are highlighted by features like thin provisioning, volume cloning, synchronous and asynchronous remote replication, snapshots and disk spin down for reduced power consumption. The SnapSAN 5000 offers additional performance, SSD integration for caching and policy-based tiering, and performance analysis, tuning and compliance tools.

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by Mark Kidd

NETGEAR ReadyDATA Family Offers up to 180TB of Affordable Storage

NETGEAR has announced the new ReadyDATA unified storage family, featuring up to 180TB of storage with native deduplication, replication, thin provisioning, unlimited snapshots, and support for SATA, SAS and SSD disk drives. The first products in this new line include the ReadyDATA 5200, with up to 12 drives and support for two expansion disk arrays in a 2U enclosure, and the ReadyDATA EDA4000, a 4U expansion disk array allowing up to 24 additional drives.

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