New SAS-drives in the line G-Technology

April 26, 2009, 1:27 pm

new sas-drives in the line g-technology   The company Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), which became the owner of the brand G-Technology, after acquiring Fabrik, presented a new model of drive G-Technology G-SPEED eS PRO XL - rack mount the drive with an mini-SAS. The devices are available in packages of height 2U and 3U, can accommodate 12 or 16 SATA hard drives with the possibility of hot-swappable, respectively. The manufacturer claims a performance speed of read-write more than 650 Mb/s, which is coupled with significant maintained allows drives to be positioned as an alternative to more expensive storage systems with Fibre Channel interface for use in systems handling high definition video and standard video 2K (resolution 2048 x 1536), which will replace the HD.
Drives G-SPEED eS PRO XL come with dual RAID-controllers and mini-SAS dvuhmetrovym cable mini-SAS, allowing the user to scale the capacity configuration of 12 TB to 192 TB, with relatively small expenditures. RAID-controller PCI-Express x8 supports arrays JBOD, and RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5 and 6. One controller can serve up to eight drives, which provides a significant range of scaling. For configuration, management and monitoring system is available on a simple web interface. Delivery of G-Technology G-SPEED eS PRO XL will start in May, starting price - 7 thousand dollars for the storage capacity of 2U size 12 TB. Declared compatible with Mac OS X and Windows.


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