Hsinchu, Taiwan (PressExposure) October 23, 2009 -- Accusys, Inc., a global leader in high-performance RAID and enterprise-class storage solutions, today announced a complete range of IP SAN products - iSCSI ExaRAID systems. With full featured iSCSI to SAS RAID functions, Accusys iSCSI ExaRAID system is an ideal choice for IT managers to build easy-to-manage, easy-to-use, as well as reliable SAN applications. Accusys ExaRAID product family includes 2U-12 bay, 3U-16 bay and 4U-24 bay RAID systems exclusively designed with Accusys' innovative core technologies, such as active-active redundant controller support for high reliability and availability, link aggregation and jumbo frame support for maximizing bandwidth and performance over the Ethernet.
IT administrators are always facing the challenges of the complexity of fast data growth and management under limited budget. Therefore, the storage purchasing and deployment need to be carefully planned in advance to avoid overbuying and wasting precious storage assets. By choosing Accusys iSCSI solution, IT administrators are able to simplify the storage investment easily, reliably and cost-effectively with the flexibility of pay-as-you-grow strategy. "By utilizing the exiting IP network infrastructure plus high-speed block level data transfer, Accusys iSCSI ExaRAID systems make IP SAN as a perfect fit for IT administrators to develop various storage network applications including D2D backup, data center, data archive, NVR and security/surveillance," said Frank Hu, director of product marketing and management at Accusys Inc. "IP SAN market is growing up rapidly among current SAN storage industry. As a leading SAN storage provider, Accusys offers the most affordable iSCSI solution with enterprise-strength performance, reliability, availability, scalability and flexibility without sacrificing any penny of customers' money."
Accusys iSCSI ExaRAID systems are based on Accusys unique modular design with advanced vibration proof and high airflow technology. Every system meets the strict low-power requirements of the green power specification. In addition, ExaRAID system is built with a recyclable aluminum & stainless steel chassis which is a highly durable & polished mechanical design. Meanwhile, Accusys controls every aspect of the production of its systems to minimize the carbon footprint and make the production more energy efficient. And with the Accusys intelligent power saving technology of disk auto spin-down, the fully loaded system can achieve high power efficiency and save the overall system power cost. Regarding the software, Accusys' next-generation Linux based RAID kernel provides dual active-active protection, high bandwidth cache mirroring, seamless management. Through its OSAP (Open Storage Application Platform) architecture and rich iSCSI software features, Accusys ExaRAID iSCSI systems deliver fully optimized performance, virtualized server integration, integrated data protection for mission-critical business applications and deployment flexibility.
Accusys iSCSI ExaRAID systems highlights: - Dual core IO processor optimizes RAID kernel for performance improvement - Quick setup for instantly storage availability - 2U, 3U and 4U enclosure with 12,16 or 24 bay with 2.5 or 3.5 SAS or SATA drive. - Support RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50 and 60 - Support up to eight 1G iSCSI host channels for demanding enterprise applications - Support Microsoft and asymmetric MPIO for high availability - Redundant RAID controller, power supplies and cooling modules - Support SAS expansion port for JBOD cascading(up to 120 drives) - Comprehensive iSCSI features; Trunking/LACP aggregation, CHAP account, Entity name, iSNS, iQN, etc...