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Published: 22 Oct 2012

Storage systems launched two weeks apart this spring have people in the industry wondering if they represent the future or are merely fads. Systems from Atrato and Xiotech aren't identical, but they're far more similar to each other than to traditional storage systems. They use sealed components holding disk drives, promise to run for years without needing service and can be clustered for I/O-intensive applications. And they each refer to their disk arrays as "self-healing." Startup Atrato came out of stealth mode with its Velocity1000 on March 25. Xiotech, which shipped its first system 10 years ago, looked to jumpstart its fortunes by making a splash at Storage Networking World with the announcement of its Emprise platform on April 8. Disk drive maker Seagate's DNA is in both companies and their new products. Seagate owned Xiotech from 1999 to 2002, and the Emprise platform comes from Seagate's Advanced Storage Architecture (ASA) that Xiotech acquired last November. And Atrato will add Seagate's DriveTrust full disk encryption to its disk arrays. Xiotech ... Access >>>

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