Midrange NAS arrays product specifications

Listed here are product specifications for over 25 midrange NAS array products. Find out which storage vendors are offering midrange NAS arrays and what those midrange arrays offer, such as capacity, number of drives, connectivity and transfer rate.

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  The following cross-section of midrange NAS arrays was selected based on input from industry analysts and SearchStorage.com editors. The specifications, which were provided by the vendors, are current as of October 2008. They are periodically updated. Vendors are welcome to submit their updates and new product specifications to Matt Perkins.

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  • Data Direct Networks; PFSS NAS Solution
  • EMC Corp.; Celerra NX4
  • EMC Corp.; Celerra NS20
  • EMC Corp.; Celerra NS40
  • EMC Corp.; Celerra NS80
  • Hewlett-Packard; ML110 G5 Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; DL160 G5 Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; DL185 G5 Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; DL 380 G5 Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; DL 380 G5 SAN Gateway Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; SB460c SAN Gateway Storage Server
  • Hewlett-Packard; HP StorageWorks 4400 Scalable NAS
  • Hewlett-Packard; HP StorageWorks EFS Clustered Gateway
  • Hewlett-Packard; HP StorageWorks 9100 Extreme Data Storage System
  • NetApp; FAS2000 Series Storage Systems
  • NetApp; FAS3100 Series Storage Systems
  • NetApp; V6000 Series Storage Systems
  • NetApp; S Family Storage Systems
  • NetApp; FAS6000 Series Storage Systems
  • NetApp; V3100 Series Storage Systems
  • Overland Storage; Snap Server 210
  • Overland Storage; Snap Server 410
  • Overland Storage; Snap Server 520
  • Overland Storage; Snap Server 620
  • Overland Storage; Snap Server 650
  • Panasas; ActiveStor 6000
  • Panasas; ActiveStor 4000
  • Panasas; ActiveStor 200

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    DataDirect Networks PFSS NAS Solution

    Usable capacity: 960 TB maximum
    Raw capacity: 1200 TB maximum
    Controllers: Up to four DataDirect Networks S2A storage appliance pairs; up to 20 NAS heads
    Number of drives: 1,200 maximum
    Drive types: SATA, SAS
    Drive capacity: Available for 4U 60-slot, high-density enclosure:
    750 GB or 500 GB 7,200 rpm 3.5-inch SATA drive module with individual power cycling
    450 GB, 300 GB or 147 GB 15K rpm 3.5-inch SAS drive module with individual power cycling;
    400 GB 10K rpm 3.5-inch SAS drive module with individual power cycling
    Available for 16-slot enclosure:
    450 GB, 300 GB or 147 GB 15K rpm 3.5-inch SAS drive module
    400 GB 10K rpm 3.5-inch SAS drive module
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: Yes
    Transfer rate: Up to 7 GBps
    Connectivity (protocols supported): NFSv3
    Scalability: Independent capacity and performance scaling within a single global namespace
    Snapshots: Up to 32 snapshots per volume
    Mirroring: System has options for file and/or metadata mirroring.
    Remote replication: Synchronous replication
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Linux, AIX, Windows
    Manageability: DDN DirectMon management utility, PFSS management tool
    Software: S2A Dynamic MAID, web-content file compression, synchronous replication utility
    Base price: $161,124 MSRP (two PFSS NAS nodes, 15TB)

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    EMC Celerra NX4

    Usable capacity: Up to 32 TB usable
    Raw capacity: Up to 60 TB raw
    Controllers: Supports single and dual X-Blade (NAS server) configurations
    Number of drives: 60 drives maximum
    Drive types: SAS, SATA
    Drive capacity: 146 GB and 300 GB 15K rpm SAS drives; 400 GB 10K rpm SAS drives; 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA drives
    Gateway: Not available as a gateway option
    Connectivity (protocols supported): NFS v2, v3 and v4, CIFS, FTP, SNMP, NDMP, NTP, SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, Fibre Channel option
    Snapshots: Celerra SnapSure enables users to locally snap and restore individual files or entire file systems.
    Remote replication: EMC Celerra Replicator software for local and remote replication enables data to be automatically replicated to one or more secondary locations. Celerra Replicator provides asynchronous data replication over IP networks, enabling customers to create point-in-time, NAS file system copies and consistent iSCSI LUN copies on local or remote sites. Users can back up and use networked storage resources more efficiently while keeping remote copy and production data accessible at all times.
    Thin provisioning: EMC virtual (thin) provisioning enables users to allocate storage and automatically extend file systems.
    Interoperability: Celerra technology can be combined with complementary technologies from EMC to deliver policy-based file mobility and archiving (EMC DiskXtender software), dynamic file virtualization (EMC Rainfinity software), network management (EMC Smarts software) and IP-based fixed content storage (EMC Centera systems). Celerra systems support Microsoft, Unix, Linux and VMware ESX Server operating environments.
    Manageability: The centralized, web-based EMC Celerra Manager handles common management tasks in Celerra-based environments, making system administration intuitive with wizards and at-a-glance system status views.
    Software: 
    Management: EMC Celerra Manager (base or advanced edition), standard Microsoft management tools (share management, quotas etc), Celerra-specific Microsoft management console snap-ins, command line interface, EMC Control Center, management frameworks such as HP Open View and Tivoli via SNMP support.
    Archiving: Celerra FileMover (compatible with EMC and third-party HSM applications such as EMC Disk Extender for NAS, EMC Rainfinity, EMC Centera file archiver, Arkivio auto-stor and Enigma Data Systems SmartMove).
    Business continuity and availability: Celerra Replicator, Celerra SnapSure.
    Resource Management: Celerra automated volume management with thin provisioning, Celerra Manager, Celerra Multi-Path File System (MPFS/MPFSi), Smarts Storage Insight for availability; anti-virus: EMC Celerra anti-virus, compatible with many standard external AV Engines such as MacAfee, Symantec etc.
    Base price: U.S. list price starts at $20,375

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    EMC Celerra NS20

    Usable capacity: Up to 64 TB usable
    Raw capacity:Up to 90 TB raw
    Controllers: Supports single and dual X-Blade (NAS server) configuration
    Number of drives: 90 drives
    Drive types: Fibre Channel and SATA drives
    Drive capacity: 146 GB, 300 GB 10K and 400 GB 10K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 73 GB, 146 GB and 300 GB 15K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 500 GB and 750 and 1000 GB SATA II 7200 rpm drives
    Gateway: Not available as a gateway option
    Connectivity (protocols supported): NFS v2, v3 and v4, CIFS, FTP, SNMP, NDMP, NTP, SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, Fibre Channel option
    Snapshots: Celerra SnapSure enables users to locally snap and restore individual files or entire file systems.
    Remote replication: EMC Celerra Replicator software for local and remote replication enables data to be automatically replicated to one or more secondary locations. Celerra Replicator provides asynchronous data replication over IP networks, enabling customers to create point-in-time, NAS file system copies and consistent iSCSI LUN copies on local or remote sites. Users can back up and use networked storage resources more efficiently while keeping remote copy and production data accessible at all times.
    Thin provisioning: EMC virtual (thin) provisioning enables users to efficiently allocate storage and automatically extend file systems.
    Interoperability: Celerra technology can be leveraged in combination with complementary technologies from EMC to deliver policy-based file mobility and archiving (EMC DiskXtender software), dynamic file virtualization (EMC Rainfinity software), advanced network management (EMC Smarts software), and IP-based fixed content storage (EMC Centera systems). EMC Celerra systems support Microsoft, Unix, Linux and VMware ESX Server operating environments.
    Manageability: The centralized, web-based EMC Celerra Manager handles common management tasks in Celerra-based environments, making system administration intuitive with wizards and at-a-glance system status views.
    Software: 
    Management: EMC Celerra Manager (base or advanced edition), standard Microsoft management tools (share management, quotas etc), Celerra-specific Microsoft management console snap-ins, command line interface, EMC Control Center, management frameworks such as HP Open View and Tivoli via SNMP support.
    Archiving: Celerra FileMover (compatible with EMC and third-party HSM applications such as EMC Disk Extender for NAS, EMC Rainfinity, EMC Centera file archiver, Arkivio auto-stor and Enigma Data Systems SmartMove).
    Business continuity and availability: Celerra Replicator, Celerra SnapSure.
    Resource Management: Celerra automated volume management with thin provisioning, Celerra Manager, Celerra Multi-Path File System (MPFS/MPFSi), Smarts Storage Insight for availability; anti-virus: EMC Celerra anti-virus, compatible with many standard external AV Engines such as MacAfee, Symantec etc.
    Base price: U.S. list price starts at $32,000.

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    EMC Celerra NS40

    Usable capacity: Up to 128 TB usable
    Raw capacity: Up to 240 TB raw
    Controllers: Supports single and dual X-Blade (NAS server) configuration
    Number of drives: 240 drives
    Drive types: Fibre Channel and SATA drives
    Drive capacity: 146 GB, 300 GB 10K and 400 GB 10K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 73 GB, 146 GB and 300 GB 15K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 500 GB and 750 and 1000 GB SATA II 7200 rpm drives
    Gateway (Y/N): Available as a gateway option
    Connectivity (protocols supported): NFS v2, v3 and v4, CIFS, FTP, SNMP, NDMP, NTP, SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, Fibre Channel option
    Snapshots: Celerra SnapSure enables users to locally snap and restore individual files or entire file systems.
    Remote replication: Thin provisioning: EMC virtual (thin) provisioning enables users to efficiently allocate storage and automatically extend file systems.
    Interoperability: Celerra technology can be combined with complementary technologies from EMC to deliver policy-based file mobility and archiving (EMC DiskXtender software), dynamic file virtualization (EMC Rainfinity software), advanced network management (EMC Smarts software), and IP-based fixed content storage (EMC Centera systems). EMC Celerra systems support Microsoft, Unix, Linux and VMware ESX Server operating environments.
    Manageability: The centralized, web-based EMC Celerra Manager handles common management tasks in Celerra-based environments, making system administration simple and intuitive with wizards and at-a-glance system status views.
    Software: 
    Management: EMC Celerra Manager (base or advanced edition), Standard Microsoft Management tools (share management, quotas etc), Celerra specific Microsoft Management Console snap-ins, Command Line Interface, EMC Control Center, management frameworks such as HP Open View and Tivoli via SNMP support.
    Archiving: Celerra FileMover (compatible with EMC and 3rd party HSM applications such as EMC Disk Extender for NAS, EMC Rainfinity, EMC Centera File archiver, Arkivio auto-stor and Enigma Data Systems SmartMove).
    Business Continuity and Availability: Celerra Replicator, Celerra SnapSure.
    Resource Management: Celerra automated volume management with thin provisioning, Celerra Manager, Celerra Multi-Path File System (MPFS/MPFSi), Smarts Storage Insight for availability; anti-virus: EMC Celerra anti-virus, compatible with many standard external AV Engines such as MacAfee and Symantec
    Base price: U.S. list price starts at $46,310.

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    EMC Celerra NS80

    Usable capacity: Up to 384 TBs usable
    Raw capacity: Up to 480 TBs raw
    Controllers: Supports 2 to 4 X-Blades (NAS servers)
    Number of drives: 480
    Drive types: Fibre Channel and SATA drives
    Drive capacity: 146 GB, 300 GB 10K and 400 GB 10K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 73 GB, 146 GB and 300 GB 15K rpm Fibre Channel drives; 500 GB and 750 GB and 1000GB SATA II 7200 rpm drives
    Gateway (Y/N): Available as a gateway option
    Connectivity (protocols supported): NFS v2, v3 and v4, CIFS, FTP, SNMP, NDMP, NTP, SNTP, TFTP, iSCSI, Fibre Channel option
    Snapshots: Celerra SnapSure enables users to locally snap and restore individual files or entire file systems.
    Remote replication: EMC Celerra Replicator software for local and remote replication enables business critical data to be automatically replicated to one or more secondary locations to ensure business continuity and data protection. EMC Celerra Replicator provides asynchronous data replication over IP networks, enabling customers to create point-in-time, NAS file system copies and consistent iSCSI LUN copies on local or remote sites. Users can backup and use networked storage resources more efficiently while keeping remote copy and production data accessible at all times.
    Thin provisioning: EMC virtual (thin) provisioning enables users to efficiently allocate storage and automatically extend file systems.
    Interoperability: Celerra technology can be leveraged in combination with complementary technologies from EMC to deliver policy-based file mobility and archiving (EMC DiskXtender software), dynamic file virtualization (EMC Rainfinity software), advanced network management (EMC Smarts software), and IP-based fixed content storage (EMC Centera systems). EMC Celerra systems support Microsoft, Unix, Linux and VMware ESX Server operating environments.
    Manageability: The centralized, web-based EMC Celerra Manager handles common management tasks in Celerra-based environments, making system administration simple and intuitive with easy to use wizards and at-a-glance system status views.
    Software: 
    Management: EMC Celerra Manager (base or advanced edition), Standard Microsoft Management tools (share management, quotas etc), Celerra specific Microsoft Management Console snap-ins, Command Line Interface, EMC Control Center, management frameworks such as HP Open View and Tivoli via SNMP support.
    Archiving: Celerra FileMover (compatible with EMC and 3rd party HSM applications such as EMC Disk Extender for NAS, EMC Rainfinity, EMC Centera File archiver, Arkivio auto-stor and Enigma Data Systems SmartMove).
    Business Continuity and Availability: Celerra Replicator, Celerra SnapSure.
    Resource Management: Celerra automated volume management with thin provisioning, Celerra Manager, Celerra Multi-Path File System (MPFS/MPFSi), Smarts Storage Insight for availability; anti-virus: EMC Celerra anti-virus, compatible with many standard external AV Engines such as MacAfee and Symantec.
    Base price: U.S. list price starts at $181,310

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    Hewlett-Packard  ML110 G5 Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 125 GB/1.46 TB
    Raw capacity: 320 GB/2 TB
    Controllers: SW RAID only (320 GB SATA model); Smart Array E200/128 MB Controller with BBWC (all other models)
    Number of drives: Four internal
    Drive types: SATA/SAS LFF (internal)
    Drive capacity: 160 GB, 250 GB and 500 GB SATA; 146 GB SAS
    Drive hot swap: No
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Embedded Gigabit Server Adapter
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk and NetWare
    Scalability: None
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included
    Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Lights-Out 100 Remote Console (optional); HP all-in-one Storage Manager; 320 GB SATA model excluded)
    Software: Microsoft iSCSI Software Target, HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector Express
    Base price: $1,299

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    DL160 G5 Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 445 GB/13.2 TB
    Raw capacity: 640 GB/15 TB
    Controllers: Smart Array E200/128 MB Controller with BBWC
    Number of drives: Four internal
    Drive types: SATA/SAS LFF (internal and external)
    Drive capacity: 160 GB, 250 GB, 500 GB and 750 GB SATA; 300 GB SAS
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Embedded Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk and NetWare
    Scalability: MSA50, MSA60, and MSA70 supported with addition of Smart Array E500 or P800 controller
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Lights-Out 100 Remote Console; HP all-in-one Storage Manager
    Software: Microsoft iSCSI Software Target, HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector Express
    Base price: $3,199

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    DL185 G5 Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 111 GB/48.9 TB
    Raw capacity: 292 GB/60 TB
    Controllers: Smart Array P800/512 MB Controller with BBWC and external expansion
    Number of drives: Twelve internal
    Drive types: SATA/SAS LFF (internal and external)
    Drive capacity: 250 GB, 500 GB, 750 GB and 1 TB SATA; 146 GB, 300 GB and 450 GB SAS
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Embedded Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk, and NetWare
    Scalability: MSA50, MSA60, and MSA70 supported
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included
    Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware, VMWare
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Lights-Out 100 Remote Console; HP All-in-one Storage Manager
    Software: Microsoft iSCSI Software Target, HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector Express
    Base price: $4,999

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    DL380 G5 Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 37 GB/81 TB
    Raw capacity: 144 GB/97 TB
    Controllers: Smart Array P800/512 MB Controller with BBWC and external expansion
    Number of drives: Eight internal; 12 external
    Drive types: SATA/SAS SFF (internal) and LFF (external)
    Drive capacity: 72 GB and 146 GB SAS (internal); 750 GB and 1 TB SATA (external); 300 GB and 450 GB SAS (external)
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Dual Embedded Multifunction Gigabit NICs w/ TCP offload
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk, and NetWare
    Scalability: MSA60 included (select models); MSA50, MSA60, and MSA70 supported
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included
    Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware, VMware
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Integrated Lights-Out 2 Remote Console; HP All-in-one Storage Manager
    Software: Microsoft iSCSI Software Target, HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector Express
    Base price: $5,799

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    DL380 G5 SAN Gateway Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 37 GB/Dependent on SAN or array
    Raw capacity: SAN/array Gateway
    Controllers: Smart Array P400/512 MB Controller with BBWC
    Number of drives: Two (mirrored O/S only)
    Drive types: SAS SFF (internal)
    Drive capacity: 72 GB SAS (internal)
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway (Y/N): Yes
    Transfer rate: Dual Embedded Multifunction Gigabit NICs w/ TCP offload
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk, and NetWare
    Scalability: Dependent on SAN/array; 256 TB max per volume
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included
    Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware, VMWare
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Integrated Lights-Out 2 Remote Console
    Software: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector
    Base price: $9,999

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    SB460c SAN Gateway Storage Server

    Usable capacity: 37 GB/Dependent on SAN or array
    Raw capacity: SAN/array Gateway
    Controllers: Smart Array E200i/128 MB Controller with BBWC
    Number of drives: Two (mirrored O/S only)
    Drive types: SAS SFF (internal)
    Drive capacity: 72 GB SAS (internal)
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: Yes
    Transfer rate: Dual Embedded Multifunction Gigabit NICs w/ TCP offload
    Connectivity (protocols supported): S MB/CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP, WebDAV, AppleTalk, and NetWare
    Scalability: Dependent on SAN/array; 256 TB max per volume
    Snapshots: Volume Shadow Copy Service included
    Mirroring: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Remote replication: Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) included; HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring optional
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows, Unix, Linux, Netware, VMware
    Manageability: Microsoft Management Console (MMC)-based user interface (also accessible via HTTPS); Remote system management via Remote Desktop or Telnet; Integrated Lights-Out 2 Remote Console
    Software: HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring, HP Data Protector
    Base price: $10,999

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    HP StorageWorks 4400 Scalable NAS

    Usable capacity: 4.8 TB/88 TB
    Raw capacity: 4.8 TB/88 TB
    Controllers: 3x DL380G5
    Number of drives: 96
    Drive types: FC and FATA
    Drive capacity: 146 GB, 300 GB, 400 GB, 1 TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Up to 3 GB/sec
    Connectivity (protocols supported): Microsoft Networks (CIFS/S MB); Linux/UNIX (NFS v2/3 over TCP & UDP); Web (HTTP 1.1/HTTPS); File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Scalability: Yes, up to 16 File Server Controllers
    Snapshots: Yes
    Mirroring: Yes
    Remote replication: Yes
    Thin provisioning: No
    Interoperability: Windows and Linux
    Manageability: Manage Console, Replication , Snapshot, telnet, e-mail alerts, DNS, SNMP, Smart Storage Management, Cluster Failover Manager
    Software: Scalable NAS File Serving Software, Business Copy for EVA, Continuous Access for EVA
    Base price: $94,000

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    HP StorageWorks EFS Clustered Gateway

    Usable capacity: 1 TB /2 PB
    Raw capacity: 1 TB /2 PB
    Controllers: DL380G5
    Number of drives: 1100
    Drive types: FC, FATA, SAS, SATA
    Drive capacity: 146 GB, 300 GB, 400 GB, 1 TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: Yes
    Transfer rate: Up to 6 GB/sec
    Connectivity (protocols supported): Microsoft Networks (CIFS/S MB); Linux/UNIX (NFS v2/3 over TCP & UDP); Web (HTTP 1.1/HTTPS); File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Scalability: Yes, up to 16 File Server Controllers
    Snapshots: Yes
    Mirroring: Yes
    Remote replication: Yes
    Thin provisioning: Yes
    Interoperability: Windows and Linux
    Manageability: Manage Console, Replication , Snapshot, telnet, e-mail alerts, DNS, SNMP, Smart Storage Management, Cluster Failover Manager
    Software: Scalable NAS File Serving Software, Business Copy for EVA, Continuous Access for EVA, Business Copy for XP, Continuous Access for XP
    Base price: $28,000

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    HP StorageWorks 9100 Extreme Data Storage System

    Usable capacity: 192 TB /640 TB
    Raw capacity: 246 TB/820 TB
    Controllers: HP BladeSystem BL460c
    Number of drives: 246 to 820
    Drive types: SAS Midline
    Drive capacity: 1 TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: No
    Transfer rate: Up to 3.2 GB/s
    Connectivity (protocols supported): Linux/UNIX (NFS v2/3 over TCP & UDP); Web (HTTP 1.1/HTTPS)
    Scalability: Yes, up to 16 File Server Controllers
    Snapshots: No
    Mirroring: No
    Remote replication: No
    Thin provisioning: No
    Interoperability: Windows, Linux, Unix
    Manageability: Manage Console, telnet, e-mail alerts, DNS, Cluster Failover Manager
    Software: N/A
    Base price: $492,000

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    NetApp FAS2000 Series Storage Systems 

    Usable capacity: All NetApp systems are configured with double parity RAID-DP (RAID-6) by default. NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives as well. Accounting for these best practices, usable capacity on NetApp systems will be approximately 70% of the raw capacity, depending on a customer's specific business goals for the storage arrays.
    Raw capacity: Up to 104 TB
    Controllers: One or two per 2U chassis (FAS2020) or 4U chassis (FAS2050)
    Number of drives: Up to 104
    Drive types: SAS and/or SATA
    Drive capacity: Up to 300 GB SAS, 144 GB Fibre Channel and 1 TB SATA
    Drive hot swap: Yes. NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives.
    Gateway: No. Due to NetApp's unified storage (multiprotocol) for the Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) family, there is no need for a gateway.
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp FAS Series of storage platforms are unified storage with multiprotocol support (NFS, CIFS, FCP, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The FAS2000 Series can support up to 104 hard disk drives. With a dual controller configuration, the FAS2050 can accommodate up to two expansion I/O slots, providing up to 12 total Fibre Channel ports and six total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Up to 255 per volume
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SyncMirror, SnapMirror and MetroCluster products
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp MetroCluster and SnapMirror
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS.
    Manageability: Yes, via NetApp's Manageability Software Portfolio (includes NetApp Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, SnapDrive and SnapManager Suite)
    Software: 
    Standard: RAID manager (including RAID-DP); Snapshot; Fast Boot; NIS; DNS; FilerView; FlexVol; FlexShare; Deduplication; Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP); Maintenance Center
    Licensed: FlexClone, FlexCache, MultiStore, SyncMirror, NearStore on FAS, Protection Software, SnapMirror, SnapRestore, SnapVault, Open Systems SnapVault, LockVault; SnapLock Compliance; SnapLock Enterprise; MetroCluster
    Management software includes SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft SharePoint Server, SAP and Virtual Infrastructure; SnapValidator for Oracle; ApplianceWatch; SnapDrive for Unix; SnapDrive for Windows; Protection Manager; VFM (Virtual File Manager) EE; VFM ME; CommandCentral Storage; File Storage Resource Manager; Operations Manager; Provisioning Manager; Single Mailbox Recovery
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for FAS2020 storage system in an iSCSI configuration is approximately $9000 (includes 3 TB of storage).

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     NetApp FAS3100 Series Storage Systems

    Usable capacity: All NetApp systems are configured with double parity RAID-DP (RAID-6) by default. Additionally, NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives as well. Accounting for these best practices, usable capacity on NetApp systems will be approximately 70% of the raw capacity depending on a customer's specific business goals for the storage arrays.
    Raw capacity: Up to 840 TB (SATA)
    Controllers: Up to two per 6U FAS3100 Chassis
    Number of drives: Up to 840
    Drive types: Fibre Channel and/or SATA
    Drive capacity: Up to 300 GB Fibre Channel; up to 1TB SATA
    Drive hot swap: Yes. NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives.
    Gateway (Y/N): No. Due to NetApp's unified storage (multiprotocol) for the Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) family, there is no need for a gateway. However, NetApp V-Series offers gateway functionality for other vendor's storage (including support for EMC, IBM, HP and Hitachi array products)
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp FAS Series of storage platforms are unified storage with multiprotocol support (NFS, CIFS, FCP, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The FAS3100 Series can support up to 840 Hard Disk Drives. Within a single 6U chassis, it can accommodate up to 8 PCIe expansion slots providing up to 40 total Fibre Channel ports and 36 total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol – up to 255 per volume.
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SyncMirror, SnapMirror and MetroCluster products.
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp MetroCluster and SnapMirror.
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol.
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS.
    Manageability: Yes, via NetApp's Manageability Software Portfolio (includes NetApp Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, SnapDrive and SnapManager Suite)
    Software:
    Standard:
    RAID manager, including RAID-DP
    Snapshot
    Fast Boot
    NIS
    DNS
    FilerView
    FlexVol
    FlexShare
    Deduplication
    Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP)
    Maintenance Center
    Licensed: FlexClone; FlexCache; MultiStore SyncMirror; NearStore on FAS; Protection Software; SnapMirror; SnapRestore; SnapVault; Open Systems SnapVault; LockVault; SnapLock Compliance; SnapLock Enterprise; MetroCluster. Management software includes SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft SharePoint Server, SAP and Virtual Infrastructure; SnapValidator for Oracle; ApplianceWatch; SnapDrive for Unix; SnapDrive for Windows; Protection Manager; VFM (Virtual File Manager) EE; VFM ME; CommandCentral Storage; File Storage Resource Manager; Operations Manager; Provisioning Manager
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for FAS3100 Series Storage Systems in a NAS configuration is approximately $67,000 (includes 7 TB of storage).

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     NetApp V6000 Series Storage Systems 

    Usable capacity: Depends on the disk array being virtualized behind the NetApp V3100 series system. V-Series can also support NetApp disk shelves with approximately 70% utilization of raw capacity when following best practices.
    Raw capacity: Up to 1,176TB
    Controllers: One per 6U V6000 Chassis
    Number of drives: Up to 1,176
    Drive types: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Fibre Channel and/or SATA when attaching NetApp disk shelves.
    Drive capacity: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Up to 300 GB Fibre Channel and 1 TB SATA when attaching NetApp disk shelves.
    Drive hot swap: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Yes for NetApp disk shelves.
    Gateway (Y/N): Yes. V-Series can function as a NAS gateway to a SAN disk array.
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp V-Series storage virtualization systems are unified storage with multi-protocol support (NFS, CIFS, FCP, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The V6000 Series can support up to 1,176 hard disk drives. With a dual controller configuration, it can accommodate up to 16 expansion I/O slots, providing up to 56 total Fibre Channel ports and 52 total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Yes, up to 255 per volume.
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SyncMirror, SnapMirror and MetroCluster products
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp MetroCluster and SnapMirror
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS
    Manageability: Yes, via NetApp's Manageability Software Portfolio (includes NetApp Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, SnapDrive and SnapManager Suite)
    Software:
    Standard:
    RAID manager, including RAID-DP (for NetApp disk shelves only)
    Snapshot
    Fast Boot
    NIS
    DNS
    FilerView
    FlexVol
    FlexShare
    Deduplication
    Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP)
    Maintenance Center
    Licensed:
    FlexClone
    FlexCache
    MultiStore
    SyncMirror
    NearStore on FAS
    Protection Software
    SnapMirror
    SnapRestore
    SnapVault
    Open Systems SnapVault
    LockVault
    SnapLock Compliance
    SnapLock Enterprise
    MetroCluster
    Management Software
    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
    SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server
    SnapManager for Oracle
    SnapManager for Microsoft SharePoint Server
    SnapManager for SAP
    SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure
    SnapValidator for Oracle
    ApplianceWatch
    SnapDrive for UNIX
    SnapDrive for Windows
    Protection Manager
    VFM (Virtual File Manager) EE
    VFM ME
    CommandCentral Storage
    File Storage Resource Manager
    Operations Manager
    Provisioning Manager
    Single Mailbox Recovery
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for V6000 series storage systems in a NAS configuration with CIFS protocol software is approximately $177,000.

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     NetApp S Family Storage Systems

    Usable capacity: All NetApp systems are configured with double parity RAID-DP (RAID-6) by default. Additionally, NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives as well. Accounting for these best practices, usable capacity on NetApp systems will be approximately 70% of the raw capacity depending on a customer's specific business goals for the storage arrays.
    Raw capacity: Up to 12 TB
    Controllers: Single
    Number of drives: Up to 12
    Drive types: SATA
    Drive capacity: Up to 1 TB SATA
    Drive hot swap: Yes. NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives.
    Gateway (Y/N): No. Due to NetApp's unified storage (multiprotocol) value proposition for the Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) family, there is no need for a gateway.
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp FAS series of storage platforms are unified storage with multiprotocol support (NFS, CIFS, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The S family can support up to 12 hard disk drives and can accommodate up to two expansion I/O slots, providing up to four total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Yes, up to 255 per volume
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SnapMirror
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp SnapMirror
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun™ Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS.
    Manageability: Yes, via the S Family Manager Windows GUI, NetApp Operations Manager, SnapDrive for Windows and specific SnapManager products.
    Software:
    Standard:
    RAID manager, including RAID-DP
    Snapshot
    Fast Boot
    NIS
    DNS
    FlexVol
    Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP)
    AutoSupport
    CIFS
    ISCSI
    SnapRestore
    SnapDrive for Windows
    Licensed Protocols:
    NFS
    Licensed Protection Software
    SnapMirror (to S family or FAS only)
    SnapVault (primary only)
    Open Systems SnapVault
    Licensed Management Software
    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange S Family Edition
    SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server™ S Family Edition
    Operations Manager
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for an S550 is approximately $6000 (includes 2 TB of storage).

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     NetApp FAS6000 Series Storage Systems

    Usable capacity: All NetApp systems are configured with double parity RAID-DP (RAID-6) by default. Additionally, NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives as well. Accounting for these best practices, usable capacity on NetApp systems will be approximately 70% of the raw capacity depending on a customer's specific business goals for the storage arrays.
    Raw capacity: Up to 1,176 TB
    Controllers: One per 6U FAS6000 Chassis
    Number of drives: Up to 1,176
    Drive types: Fibre Channel and/or SATA
    Drive capacity: Up to 300 GB FC; up to 1 TB SATA
    Drive hot swap: Yes. NetApp recommends the use of hot spare disk drives.
    Gateway: No. Due to NetApp's unified storage (multiprotocol) for the Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) Family, there is no need for a gateway. However, NetApp V-Series offers gateway functionality for other vendors' storage (including support for EMC, IBM, HP and Hitachi array products)
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp FAS series of storage platforms are unified storage with multiprotocol support (NFS, CIFS, FCP, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The FAS6000 Series can support up to 1,176 hard disk drives. With a dual-controller configuration, it can accommodate up to 16 expansion I/O slots providing up to 56 total Fibre Channel ports and 52 total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol. Up to 255 per volume
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SyncMirror, SnapMirror and MetroCluster products
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp MetroCluster and SnapMirror
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS,
    Manageability: NetApp's Manageability Software Portfolio includes NetApp Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, SnapDrive and SnapManager Suite
    Software:
    Standard software includes RAID manager, including RAID-DP; Snapshot; Fast Boot; NIS; DNS; FilerView; FlexVol; FlexShare; Deduplication; Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP); and Maintenance Center.
    Licensed software includes FlexClone; FlexCache; MultiStore; SyncMirror; NearStore on FAS; Protection Software
    SnapMirror
    SnapRestore
    SnapVault
    Open Systems SnapVault
    LockVault
    SnapLock Compliance*
    SnapLock Enterprise
    MetroCluster
    Management Software
    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
    SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server
    SnapManager for Oracle
    SnapManager for Microsoft SharePoint Server
    SnapManager for SAP
    SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure
    SnapValidator for Oracle
    ApplianceWatch
    SnapDrive for UNIX
    SnapDrive for Windows
    Protection Manager
    VFM (Virtual File Manager) EE
    VFM ME
    CommandCentral Storage
    File Storage Resource Manager
    Operations Manager
    Provisioning Manager
    Single Mailbox Recovery
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for FAS6000 series storage systems in a NAS configuration is approximately $170,000 (includes 7 TB of storage).

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     NetApp V3100 Series Storage Systems 

    Usable capacity: Depends on the disk array being virtualized behind the NetApp V3100 series system. V-Series can also support NetApp disk shelves with approximately 70% utilization of raw capacity when following best practices.
    Raw capacity: Up to 840 TB
    Controllers: Up to two per 6U V3100 Chassis
    Number of drives: Up to 840
    Drive types: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Fibre Channel and/or SATA when attaching NetApp disk shelves.
    Drive capacity: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Up to 300 GB Fibre Channel and 1 TB SATA when attaching NetApp disk shelves.
    Drive hot swap: Depends on disk array being virtualized. Yes for NetApp disk shelves.
    Gateway (Y/N): Yes. V-Series can function as a NAS gateway to a SAN disk array.
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): The NetApp V-Series storage virtualization systems are unified storage with multi-protocol support (NFS, CIFS, FCP, iSCSI)
    Scalability: The V3100 Series can support up to 840 hard disk drives. Within a single 6U chassis, it can accommodate up to 8 PCIe expansion slots providing up to 40 total Fibre Channel ports and 36 total Ethernet ports.
    Snapshots: Up to 255 per volume
    Mirroring: Yes, via NetApp SyncMirror, SnapMirror and MetroCluster products
    Remote replication: Yes, via NetApp MetroCluster and SnapMirror
    Thin provisioning: Yes, via NetApp FlexVol
    Interoperability: Host operating systems supported: VMware ESX, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS.
    Manageability: Yes, via NetApp's Manageability Software Portfolio (includes NetApp Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, SnapDrive and SnapManager Suite)
    Software:
    Standard software includes RAID manager, including RAID-DP (for NetApp disk shelves only); Snapshot; Fast Boot; NIS; DNS; FilerView; FlexVol; FlexShare; Deduplication; Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP); and Maintenance Center.
    Licensed software includes FlexClone; FlexCache
    MultiStore
    SyncMirror
    NearStore on FAS
    Protection Software
    SnapMirror
    SnapRestore
    SnapVault
    Open Systems SnapVault
    LockVault
    SnapLock Compliance
    SnapLock Enterprise
    MetroCluster
    Management Software
    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
    SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server
    SnapManager for Oracle
    SnapManager for Microsoft SharePoint Server
    SnapManager for SAP
    SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure
    SnapValidator for Oracle
    ApplianceWatch
    SnapDrive for UNIX
    SnapDrive for Windows
    Protection Manager
    VFM (Virtual File Manager) EE
    VFM ME
    CommandCentral Storage
    File Storage Resource Manager
    Operations Manager
    Provisioning Manager
    Single Mailbox Recovery
    Base price: Starting U.S. list price for V3100 series storage systems in a NAS configuration with CIFS protocol software is approximately $47,000.

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    Overland Storage Snap Server 210

    Usable capacity: Available with fixed capacity of 500 GB, 1 TB or 1.5 TB
    Raw capacity:
    2 x 250 GB SATA II drives
    2 x 500 GB SATA II drives
    2 x 750 GB SATA II drives
    Controllers: N/A
    Number of drives: N/A
    Drive types: SATA II drives
    Drive capacity: Not expandable
    Drive hot swap: No
    Gateway (Y/N): N/A
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): 
    ISCSI target support
    Supports qualified iSCSI software and hardware initiators (see details below). Supports Internet Storage Name Services (iSNS). Microsoft iSNS v3.0 Server has been qualified ISCSI software initiator support.
    Microsoft Initiator 1.06 and 2.01: Windows 2003, 2000, XP (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems).
    emBoot NetBoot/i v1.10 and WinBoot/i (only for boot) v2.0; Windows 2003, 2000, XP (WinBoot uses Microsoft bootable initiator and only supports Windows 2003 (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems).
    Linux: UNH-iSCSI Initiator v1.5.3.
    iSCSI hardware initiator support.
    QLogic QLA4010: Windows 2003 (Storport driver 2.1.0.8), 2000 (SCSIport driver 2.1.0.3) (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems)
    Scalability: N/A
    Snapshots: Up to 254
    Mirroring: N/A
    Remote replication: N/A
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB), Linux/Unix (NFS v2/3 over TCP and UDP), Apple (AFP v2/v3), Web (HTTP 1.1/HTTPS), File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Manageability: N/A
    Software: 
    RAID 0 (data striping), RAID 1 (mirroring)
    Optional CA eTrust antivirus software
    Optional snapshot technology
    Optional Snap EDR enterprise-class replication software
    Optional BakBone NetVault Workgroup edition
    Optional StorAssure Client Back up Software
    Network backup: Supports Veritas NetBackup/Backup Exec, CA BrightStor
    ARCserve/Enterprise, Legato NetWorker, BakBone NetVault, Microsoft Backup Software for Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, and NDMP v2, v3, v4. Compatible with Dantz Retrospect for Macintosh.
    Base price: $1,400

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     Overland Storage Snap Server 410

    Usable capacity: 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB, 4 TB
    Raw capacity: 
    4 x 250 GB SATA II drives
    4 x 500 GB SATA II drives
    4 x 750 GB SATA II drives
    4 x 1 TB SATA II drives
    Controllers: N/A
    Number of drives: Four
    Drive types: Hot-swappable SATA II drives
    Drive capacity: Not Expandable
    Drive hot swap: 
    4 x 1 TB hot-swappable SATA II drives
    4 x 750 GB hot-swappable SATA II drives
    4 x 500 GB hot-swappable SATA II drives
    4 x 250 GB hot-swappable SATA II drives
    Gateway (Y/N): N/A
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): 
    iSCSI target support
    Supports qualified iSCSI software and hardware initiators (see details below). Supports Internet Storage Name Services. (iSNS). Microsoft iSNS v3.0 Server has been qualified ISCSI software initiator support
    Microsoft Initiator 1.06 and 2.01: Windows 2003, 2000, XP (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems)
    emBoot NetBoot/i v1.10 and WinBoot/i (only for boot) v2.0; Windows 2003, 2000, XP (WinBoot uses Microsoft bootable initiator and only supports Windows 2003 (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems)
    Linux: UNH-iSCSI Initiator v1.5.3
    iSCSI hardware initiator support
    QLogic QLA4010: Windows 2003 (Storport driver 2.1.0.8), 2000 (SCSIport driver 2.1.0.3) (on 32-bit system only for all operating systems)
    Scalability: N/A
    Snapshots: Up to 254
    Mirroring: N/A
    Remote replication: Yes
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB), Linux/Unix (NFS v2/3 over TCP and UDP), Apple (AFP v2/v3), Web (HTTP 1.1/HTTPS), File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Manageability: N/A
    Software: 
    RAID 0 (data striping), RAID 1 (mirroring), RAID 5 (drive striping with parity)
    Integrated BakBone NetVault Workgroup edition
    Optional CA eTrust antivirus software
    Optional snapshot technology
    Optional Snap EDR enterprise-class replication software
    Optional StorAssure client backup software
    Network backup: Supports Veritas NetBackup/Backup Exec, CA BrightStor
    ARCserve/Enterprise, Legato NetWorker, BakBone NetVault, Microsoft backup software for Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, and NDMP v2, v3, v4. Compatible with Dantz Retrospect for Macintosh.
    Base price: $2,630

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     Overland Storage Snap Server 520

    Usable capacity: Available in base configurations of 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB or 4 TB. Add up to seven SANbloc S50 JBODs for a maximum capacity of 88 TB.
    Raw capacity: 
    4 x 250 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (1TB raw capacity)
    4 x 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (2TB raw capacity)
    4 x 750 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (3TB raw capacity)
    4 x 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA drives (4TB raw capacity)
    Controllers: N/A
    Number of drives: Four
    Drive types: 7200 RPM hot-swappable SATA drives
    Drive capacity: Expandable up to 25.2 TB of SAS or an additional 88 TB of SATA storage
    Drive hot swap: Hot-swappable SATA II disk drives; hot-swappable power; single power supply included (can be upgraded with a second supply).
    Gateway: N/A
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): 
    iSCSI target support
    Snap Servers running GuardianOS v3 SP1 or higher
    iSCSI software initiator support
    Windows: Microsoft iSCSI Initiator v1.03, v1.04
    Solaris: Cisco SN 5400 Series iSCSI Driver v3.3.5
    Linux: UNH-iSCSI Initiator v1.5.3
    iSCSI hardware initiator support
    Adaptec 7211C (copper) HBA
    Intel PRO/1000T IP storage adapter v2.0, 2.1
    Alacritech SES1001 iSCSI HBA
    Scalability: N/A
    Snapshots: Up to 254
    Mirroring: N/A
    Remote replication: Yes
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB), Unix (NFS v2/3), Apple (AFP 2.0), Internet (HTTP 1.1), File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Manageability: N/A
    Software: ARCserve/Enterprise, Legato NetWorker, BakBone NetVault, Microsoft Backup Software for Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, and NDMP v2, v3, v4. Compatible with Dantz Retrospect for Macintosh.
    Base price: $4,940

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     Overland Storage Snap Server 620

    Usable capacity: 1, 2, 3 or 4 TB; Add up to seven SANbloc S50 JBODs for a maximum capacity of 88 TB.
    Raw capacity: 
    4 x 250 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (1TB raw capacity)
    4 x 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (2TB raw capacity)
    4 x 750 GB 7200 RPM SATA drives (3TB raw capacity)
    4 x 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA drives (4TB raw capacity)
    Controllers: N/A
    Number of drives: Four
    Drive types: Enterprise-class SATA disk drives
    Drive capacity: Expandable up to 25.2 TB of SAS or an additional 88 TB of SATA storage
    Drive hot swap: Hot-swappable SATA II disk drives; hot-swappable power; single power
    Gateway: N/A
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): N/A
    Scalability: 
    Snapshots: Up to 254
    Mirroring: N/A
    Remote replication: Yes
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Windows (32- and 64-bit), Solaris (x86 and Sparc), AIX/HP-UX, Linux
    Manageability: Data Migration Utility, SNAPserver Manager (local machine), and SNAPserver Manager (across all networked machines)
    Software: BakBone, Netvault: Backup 8.1 Embedded in GOS
    Base price: $7,045 (4 x 250GB SATA) up to $9,745 (4 x 1 TB SATA)

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     Overland Storage Snap Server 650

    Usable capacity: Base configuration of 1.2 TB. Add up to seven SANbloc S50 JBODs for a maximum capacity of 85.2 TB.
    Raw capacity: 4 x 300 GB 15K RPM hot-swappable SAS drives (1.2 TB raw capacity)
    Controllers: N/A
    Number of drives: Four
    Drive types: 4 x 300 GB 15K RPM hot-swappable SAS drives (1.2 TB raw capacity)
    Drive capacity: Up to 88 TB with S50 expansion shelves
    Drive hot swap: Hot-swappable SAS disk drives; hot-swappable redundant power supplies
    Gateway: N/A
    Transfer rate: N/A
    Connectivity (protocols supported): 
    iSCSI target support: Snap Servers running GuardianOS v3 SP1 or higher
    iSCSI software initiator support: for Windows, Microsoft iSCSI Initiator v1.03, v1.04; for Solaris, Cisco SN 5400 Series iSCSI Driver v3.3.5; for Linux: UNH-iSCSI Initiator v1.5.3
    iSCSI hardware initiator support: Intel Pro/1000T IP storage adapter v2.0, 2.1; Alacritech SES1001 iSCSI HBA Adapter
    Scalability: N/A
    Snapshots: Up to 254
    Mirroring: N/A
    Remote replication: N/A
    Thin provisioning: N/A
    Interoperability: Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB), Unix (NFS v2/3), Apple (AFP 2.0), Internet (HTTP 1.1), File Transport Protocol (FTP)
    Manageability: N/A
    Software: N/A
    Base price: $10,455

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    Panasas ActiveStor 6000 

    Usable capacity: Up to 17 TB per 4U shelf, up to 170 TB per rack. Unlimited capacity system-wide per global namespace
    Raw capacity: 20 TB per 4U shelf, up to 200 TB per rack. Unlimited total capacity system-wide per global namespace
    Controllers: Up to three DirectorBlade modules per 4U shelf
    Number of drives: Up to 22 per 4U shelf, up to 220 per rack
    Drive types: 7,200 rpm SATA
    Drive capacity: 500 GB, 750 GB or 1 TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: This is a full parallel, clustered NAS storage system, not a gateway.
    Transfer rate: Up to 600 MB/sec per shelf, up to 6 GB/sec per rack, up to 100 GB/sec per system.
    Connectivity (protocols supported): DirectFlow/pNFS, NFS, CIFS, NDMP
    Scalability:.Over 10 PB and over 100 GB/sec for a single global namespace
    Snapshots:Yes, copy on write, block differential
    Mirroring: RAID 1
    Remote replication: Yes, via qualifed third-party
    Thin provisioning: Yes
    Interoperability: Works with a Unix, Linux or Windows system. Connects via gigabit Ethernet, 10Gig Ethernet or DDR Infiniband.
    Manageability: PanManager web-based GUI and CLI
    Software: Standard: ActiveScale OS, PanFS parallel file system, PanManager, ActiveImage Snapshots, ActiveGuard Failover, Tiered Parity . Optional: ActiveMirror Remote Replication
    Base price: About $90,000 US list price

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    Panasas ActiveStor 4000

    Usable capacity: Up to 17 TB per 4U shelf, up to 170 TB per rack. Unlimited capacity system-wide per global namespace
    Raw capacity: 20 TB per 4U shelf, up to 200 TB per rack. Unlimited total capacity system-wide per global namespace
    Controllers: Up to three DirectorBlade modules per 4U shelf
    Number of drives: Up to 22 per 4U shelf, up to 220 per rack
    Drive types: 7,200 rpm SATA
    Drive capacity: 750 GB or 1 TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway: This is a full parallel, clustered NAS storage system, not a gateway.
    Transfer rate: Up to 600 MB/sec per shelf, up to 6GB/sec per rack, up to 100GB/sec per system.
    Connectivity (protocols supported): DirectFlow/pNFS, NFS, CIFS, NDMP
    Scalability:.Over 10 PB and over 100 GB/sec for a single global namespace
    Snapshots:Yes, copy on write, block differential
    Mirroring: RAID 1
    Remote replication: Yes, via qualifed third-party
    Thin provisioning: Yes
    Interoperability: Works with a Unix, Linux or Windows system. Connects via gigabit Ethernet, 10Gig Ethernet or DDR Infiniband.
    Manageability: PanManager web-based GUI and CLI
    Software: Standard: ActiveScale OS, PanFS parallel file system, PanManager, ActiveImage Snapshots, ActiveGuard Failover, Tiered Parity. Optional: ActiveMirror Remote Replication
    Base price:$70,000 US list price

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    Panasas ActiveStor 200

    Usable capacity: Up to 17TB per 4U shelf, up to 170TBs per rack. Unlimited capacity system-wide per global name space
    Raw capacity: 20TB per 4U shelf, up to 200TBs per rack. Unlimited total capacity system-wide per global name space
    Controllers: Up to 3 DirectorBlade modules per 5 shelf 104TB system
    Number of drives: 104 x 1TB drives per 5-shelf system unit
    Drive types: 7,200 RPM SATA
    Drive capacity: 1TB
    Drive hot swap: Yes
    Gateway (Y/N): This is a full parallel, clustered NAS storage system, not a gateway.
    Transfer rate: Up to 350MB/s per system building block (5-shelf).
    Connectivity (protocols supported): DirectFLOW/pNFS, NFS, CIFS, NDMP
    Scalability:.Not available on the AS200 as it is an archiving system
    Snapshots:Yes, copy on write, block differential
    Mirroring: RAID 1
    Remote replication: Yes, via qualifed 3rd party
    Thin provisioning: Yes
    Interoperability: Works with a Unix, Linux or Windows system. Connects via multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports.
    Manageability: PanManager Web Based GUI and CLI
    Software: Standard: ActiveScale OS, PanFS parallel file system, PanManager, Tiered Parity
    Base price: $135,000 US List Price per 5 shelf building block

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