Infortrend storage systems now support 56 Gb/s InfiniBand, 40 Gb/s iSCSI and 4 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel ports

January 25, 2017. Infortrend announced that its storage systems now provide flexible super-speed host interface support for 56 Gb/s InfiniBand, 40 Gb/s iSCSI, and 4 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel ports to deliver optimum bandwidth and throughput for resource intensive and mission critical applications such as high-performance computing, media editing, and big data analytics.

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Infortrend Announces Ultra High Performance EonStor DS 4000 Gen2 – the 1st Storage System to incorporate Intel® Xeon® processor D-1500

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Infortrend has recently launched its EonStor DS 4000 Gen2, the world’s 1st storage system to integrate Intel’s newest Broadwell-DE processor, which was designed especially for enterprise SAN and cloud storage. Thanks to this powerful integration and enhanced hardware, EonStor DS 4000 Gen2 systems deliver a 20% higher performance than any EonStor DS family system.

This integration, combined with 128MB memory, dual host board, all-around 12Gb/s SAS support and SSD optimization features, enables EonStor DS 4000 Gen2 to deliver 11,000MB/s read and 5,500MB/s write throughput, as well as end-to-end 600K IOPS.

Moreover, the EonStor DS 4000 Gen2 systems offer great connection versatility with support for a variety of hybrid hosts as well as integrated support for VMware SRM and VASA and OpenStack, making them ideal for applications such as data mining, database, VDI, media editing and cloud.

Available as a 2U 24-bay small form factor (SFF) high density system, EonStor DS 4000 Gen2 saves data center space and lowers energy bills. Other form factor models will be released later this year.

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Infortrend support for HGST 8TB HDD to gain more efficiency for massive capacity storage solutions

Handling ever-increasing data growth in day-to-day operations with limited data center space is a key challenge for enterprises. With the announcement that EonStor DS family supports HGST’s enterprise-class 8TB hard disk drives (HDD), it enables Infortrend users to dramatically increase their storage capacity while ensuring ease of management for their growing data in a more efficiency way.

For example, With Infortrend’s EonStor DS system and HGST’s 8TB HDD, the maximum capacity of a single EonStor DS system can reach 3.4 petabytes (PB), which is ideal for companies looking to maximize their data storage capacity.

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Infortrend EonStor DS 1000

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Infortrend presented a new disc storage system EonStor DS 1000. In relation to the recently intoduced system  EonStor DS 3060 the new system presents an attractive low cost solution.  EonStor DS 1000 brings full functionality where special functions and great extencibility  are not needed. It can be used as main storage system of an SMB company or secondary storage system featuring all the benefits of disc storage. EonStor DS 1000 is feature rich (local replication, snapshots, thin provisioning, remote replication storage tiering). Additional features:

  • free AFRP (advanced field replacement part, subject to end user registration)
  • 4 x 1Gb iSCSI host connectivity default + 8Gb/s or 16Gb/s Fibre Channel, 1Gb/s or 10Gb/s iSCSI, or 6Gb/s SAS connectivity optional
  • hybrid trays included to accommodate 3.5″ or 2.5″ drives
  • open HDD policy (HDD from various manufactures to be used; subject to compatibility list)

Please note that the redundant controller version in already available. Please call for detailed presentation and for offer!



Infortrend EonStor DS 3060

Infortrend EonStor DS 3000 series
Infortrend EonStor DS 3000 series

The EonStor DS 3000 series boasts the latest technology, offering scalable storage, fast performance, and assured reliability. Up to 360 drives enable massive capacities, while swappable and redundant components plus data recovery prevent downtime.Thin provisioning included in the package alongside the SANWatch interface for easy deployment and maintenance, as EonStor DS 3000 solutions save costs with efficient power supplies, intelligent cooling, and smart drive activity.

The flagship members of the product range are 4U 60-bay EonStor DS 3060 RAID systems for enterprises that want SAN solutions with high density, large capacity, assured availability, and great performance. EonStor DS 3060 models feature all the highlights of their overall series, including smart media scanning, accelerated performance in operations such as volume rebuild to save time and reduce risk, plus the intuitive and informative SANWatch 3.0 user interface. Of course, they use the same modular hardware design, which makes them easy to maintain and upgrade, as controllers, powers supplies, and fans are all hot-swap for ease of handling. For smoother network integration, multiple onboard 1GbE iSCSI ports come standard.

EonStor DS 3060 systems are perfect for scale-up expansion, growing to a massive 1440TB on as many as 360 drives via JBOD. Even per system, customers can fit 60 drives in a compact 4U form factor, translating into true high density. Drives are arranged vertically in three 20-drive drawers, which can be easily opened and closed with one hand.

Simple to work with, EonStor DS 3060 systems are offered in cost-effective single controller (3060G) and high availability dual controller (3060R) versions, the latter sporting near-instant failover performance so your SAN remains available and downtime is kept at a bare minimum.

For additional details, please check the EonStor DS 3000 series page