Sans Digital recently released its' EliteNAS series of storage devices.
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City of Industry, CA - July 31, 2012 - Sans Digital, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, has once again improved its popular EliteNAS series by implementing support of a high performance 8G Fiber Chanel (FC) connection to further enhance its interface versatility and performance. Ranging from the 2U 8-bay EN208L+BXE, 2U 12-bay EN212L+BXE, 3U 16-bay EN316L+BXE, 4U 24-bay EN424L+BXE, 8U 50-bay EN850L+BXE, and 8U 72-bay EN872L+BXE, the complete line of EliteNAS provides the optional support for either Dual or Quad ports 8G Fibre channel interface connectivity.
With the continuous growth on virtual environments, the need for larger amounts of data storage over the networks is becoming a necessity. As more companies come to the realization that the need of a high speed, high availability network storage device is more prevalent than ever, organizations and businesses alike are discovering more benefits of optimizing their data centers by consolidating multiple servers in order to free up physical space, power consumption, and IT administration efforts. Often, the next step is server virtualization. And since server virtualization is fundamentally based on networking and storage, the need to increase network data storage becomes an important agenda for many IT/MIS administrators alike in an enterprise network environment. The EliteNAS server solution supporting CIFS/SMB/AFP and block level (iSCSI, FC) file transfer for ultra fast data transfer rate and is compatible with various operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Linux.
In order to avoid the data transfer bottlenecks over the network, the EilteNAS series supports the fastest 10G Ethernet and 8G Fibre channel interface(s) along with standard 1GbE ports to meet your most demanding virtual computing needs. The EliteNAS also supports additional expandable storage for virtual machines via its mini-SAS expansion port to JBOD SAS expansion enclosures (EliteStor). The Sans Digital EliteNAS product line offers high performance and scalability by providing a reliable, affordable yet simple to implement network solution for the enterprise IT customers. Additional features such as 10GbE option, OS Mirroring & Duo-Dom and Active Clustering Mirror, along with an ultra fast Intel processor (dual or quad core CPU) incorporated into the EliteNAS making the EliteNAS series NAS storage one of the best solution in the data storage market.
The 8G fibre channel support for the Sans Digital EliteNAS series allows customers to get ultra high bandwidth in a firbre channel network storage environment and at the same time offer high versatility and scalability ready to meet your most demanding IT Datacenter storage needs. ”By offering the 8G Fibre channel support on popular EliteNAS series rackmount, datacenters and IT administrator alike can easily benefit from the cost effective EliteNAS series of rackomunt storage solutions” said Stanley Chan, Director of Business Development of Sans Digital.