DataDirect Introduces SAN Appliance
- By Scott Bekker
DataDirect Networks Inc. released the SAN DataDirector, a SAN appliance. The SAN DataDirector brings high levels of fault tolerance, high-bandwidth performance, and strong management capabilities in a small footprint appliance device that offers a wide range of competitive features and total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits.
The SAN DataDirector will include several key benefits. It will support business-critical e-commerce and data processing center with its fully redundant hardware, automatic error recovery, failover, and reconfiguration capabilities. It will be better suited to solving I/O bottlenecks using a parallel data transfer architecture. SAN DataDirector will be highly scalable and compatible with Unix, Linux, clustered Linux, Sun, SGI, AIX, Mac, and Windows NT servers and workstations.
The SAN DataDirector will provide up to 73 terabytes of storage on 1250 drives, up to 20 GB of consolidated, DMA-speed shared access capacity and data transfer rates scaling up to gigabytes per second.
Contact DataDirect, (818) 700-7600, www.datadirectnet.com.
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.