SANRAD's V-Switch 2000, which combines the functionality of a multi-protocol switch, storage virtualization engine, storage router and Fibre Channel gateway, and the greatly reduced cost per managed terabyte of Nexsan's ATAboy
storage system, present an attractive option for customers looking for advanced features at an affordable price.
series is a boon to those artists who push pixels for a living.
In addition to the ATAboy
family, also on display at NAB 2004 will be ATABeast(TM), Nexsan's top-of-the-line file repository system that is capable of serving thousands of users for high-capacity applications such as digital video or closed-caption TV, as well as ATAbaby(TM) and ATAbaby Twins, disk-based storage solutions that match high capacities and affordable price points for small to medium production environments.
The high-performance ATAboy
2x is the latest offering in Nexsan's broad ATAboy
product family that also includes a quad SCSI connectivity option and single controller models for more price-sensitive applications where performance is less critical.
htm Product description: Nexsan products include the ATABeast, ATAbaby, the original ATAboy
and the ATAboy
Characterized by editors as having "monstrous capacity at a low price," the ATAboy
family is primarily used for disk-based backup, but is being increasingly selected by organizations that archive large quantities of fixed content, such as the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, which uses Nexsan's ATAboy
to store digitized television and radio shows.
The Deskstar family of hard drives and Nexsan's ATAboy
RAID subsystems deliver what users want today: record-breaking performance that doesn't break the pocketbook," said Robert Holleran, business line executive for Deskstar products, IBM Storage Technology Division.
The innovative ATAboy
architecture provides a performance boost with the increase in drive density, leveraging Nexsan's proprietary ATA silicon on its own RAID controller to scale up data throughput.
The InfiniSAN ATAboy
series provides enterprise-class features and functionality in a low profile, correct-cost expandable package.
The additional performance embodied in the dual controller option delivers twice the performance within the same compact, cost-correct package that has won the ATAboy
series rave reviews and awards from several publications, including Storage Magazine, Computer Reseller News, Computer Technology Review and InfoWorld.
systems are a more appropriate approach to for top-level federal agencies that require reliability, flexibility and high data availability," said Diamond Lauffin, Nexsan senior executive vice president.
The InfiniSAN ATAboy
series was engineered for these extremely demanding environments.
Judges also appreciated the ATAboy
for the ease with which it integrates into end-user environments.
In the booth-to-booth IP SAN configuration, an Adaptec ASA-7211 iSCSI Adapter and an Alacritech 1000x1 Gigabit Ethernet Server and Storage Accelerator (initiators) will be connected to a StoneFly Storage Concentrator (iSCSI target) and a Nexsan Technologies ATABoy
Initiators: -- Adaptec ASA-7211 iSCSI Adapter -- Alacritech's 1000x1 Gigabit Ethernet Accelerators -- QLogic SANblade QLA4000 iSCSI Host Bus Adapters Disk-to-Disk Back Up: -- BakBone Software's NetVault Software Storage Arrays: -- Chaparral S4100 -- ATTO Technology Diamond Product Line -- Nexsan's ATABoy
Product Line -- Maxtor Atlas(TM) SCSI Disk Drive Product Line -- Seagate Cheetah Disk Drives -- ST32171LW -- ST318452LW Switches: -- QLogic SANbox and SANbox2 switches