Winchester Systems Adds 8TB HDDs to FlashDisk RAID and FlashNAS ZFSStarting at $12,000
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2015.07.08
The company's products supports 4.8PB in 48U data center rack.
With 8TB disks, the FlashDisk RAID and FlashNAS ZFS are for big data applications including file servers, private cloud storage, DR sites, local disk-to-disk backup, security and surveillance video, PACS medical imaging and archiving, image libraries, media distribution, broadcast, tape and robotics replacement.
Winchester FX-2U12 front
RAIDs provide tiered virtual storage easy to configure to meet application needs
and are available in five commercial models:
FlashDisk FX-2U12 Series - 2U shelves, 96TB each, expandable to 1,440 TB
FlashDisk FX-3U16 Series - 3U shelves, 128TB each, expandable to 1,920 TB
FlashDisk FX-4U60 Series - 4U shelves, 480TB each, expandable to 2,880 TB
FlashNAS ZX-2U12 Series - 2U shelves, 96TB each, expandable to 960 TB
FlashNAS ZX-3U16 Series - 3U shelves, 128TB each, expandable to 2,048 TB
Winchester FlashNAS ZX-3U16
"Across the board, the 8TB disk drive cuts the cost per TB for every installation making all of these products attractive for large primary storage and ideal as backup targets," according Joe Sanzio, CTO. "Now with up to 4.8PB in a single cabinet, the cost of storage is so exceptionally cost-effective it makes 'big data' projects economically feasible," he added.
Prices for FlashDisk RAID disk arrays with 8TB disks starts at under $12,000. Products are available and delivery is 2-3 weeks.