Nexsan and Imation Company has been around ~14 years and manufacturers terrific storage solutions.
E Series V
Imation’s Nexsan® E-Series SAN storage solutions are ultra dense and super efficient
- Reduces power use and cost, needs less space, and requires less of your administrative time
- Increases capacity while consuming less than one-third the power in one-third the rack space as typical storage arrays
|System Form Factor||2U 18 drives||2U 32 drives **||4U 48 drives||4U 60 drives|
|Capacity (Max. per shelf)||144TB||38.4TB||384TB||480TB|
|Max. Number of Drives||54||32||144||180|
|Raw Storage (Max)||432TB||115.2TB||1152TB||1440TB|
Hybrid Storage is defined as a combination of solid-state disk (SSD) and hard disk drives (HDD) in a single storage system.
Use SSD to increase the cache memory pool so that I/Os are accelerated before they go through the controller to the back-end disk drives. The larger the cache memory pool, the greater the likelihood of getting a cache hit without having to access the back-end disks—which results in greater application performance.
Imation’s Nexsan® NST combines high performance, high capacity and innovative FASTier® caching technology to provide scalable performance for mixed application workloads and virtualized environments.
- Fulfills changing application and storage needs with unified NAS and SAN access capabilities in a single hybrid solution
- Lets you right-size your initial acquisition by scaling storage, performance, or both as your company grows
- Compresses data to reduce its storage system footprint and improve write efficiency to cache and storage
Imation’s Nexsan NST2000 combines a full enterprise-class feature set with FASTier hybrid caching to deliver high-value unified storage to your data center.
- System capacities up to 168TB
It’s a breakthrough: for the first time, Imation’s Nexsan NST4000 puts enhanced FASTier caching and Fibre Channel unified connectivity in reach of mid-range businesses.
- System capacities up to 2.1PB
Highly scalable up to 5PB, Imation’s Nexsan NST6000 with FASTier hybrid caching is ideal for organizations seeking greater capacity for extreme data growth or greater performance for applications.
- System capacities up to 5PB
All in all these are terrific offerings and do let me know if we can be of assistance: