Friday, June 17, 2011

AberSAN ZFS Shared Storage powered by NexentaStor

Aberdeen’s AberSAN Z-Series, scalable storage platform, brings the simplicity of network attached storage (NAS) to the SAN enterprise storage environment by utilizing the innovative ZFS file system. Aberdeen gets it, the AberSAN shared file storage appliance delivers enterprise SAN unified storage for everyone and brings enterprise level benefits at entry-level pricing.

The unified storage AberSAN Z-Series touts unlimited storage with the ability to scale well beyond 1PB (petabyte) of storage capacity, managed in one single Z-RAID array. The added capacities can be achieved via cascading additional physical devices via XDAS JBOD expansion boxes. Future growth is ensured through optional 10Gbit Ethernet and 8Gbit Fibre channel connectivity, to help companies manage large collections of infrastructure storage and networking as a seamless, flexible and dynamic cloud storage environment.

Featuring the high performance of the ZFS files system powered by NexentaStor, the AberSAN Z-Series offers; in-line deduplication, thin provisioning, data mirroring, unlimited snapshots, WAN optimized IP replication and high-availability clustering. By consolidating the elements of a shared storage environment into a single high-density server, the Aberdeen's SAN enterprise storage AberSAN Z-Series decreases operating costs by minimizing consumption of physical storage resources and provides a cost-efficient solution for delivering scalable storage.

SAN Enterprise Storage Features:
  • Shared pools of storage from any combination of storage hardware
  • Unlimited snapshots and clones
  • Unlimited file size
  • Block and file based replication
  • End to end data integrity
  • Integrated search
  • Hybrid storage pools via automated use of SSDs
  • In-line deduplication
  • Multi-user write (file-level or block-level access)
  • Inherent virtualization enabling
    thin provisioning and I/O pooling
  • iSCSI Target
  • FC Target capable

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