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Winchester Systems Adds 8TB HDDs to FlashDisk RAID and FlashNAS ZFS

Starting at $12,000
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2015.07.08

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Winchester Systems Inc. announced that its lines of FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays for SAN storage and FlashNAS ZFS for NAS now offer 8TB HDDs.

Winchester ZX-3U16-Rack

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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.

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RAIDs provide tiered virtual storage easy to configure to meet application needs
and are available in five commercial models:

 

Winchester FlashNAS ZX-3U16

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"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.

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