IBM Real-time Compression Appliance STN7800
The IBM Real-time Compression Appliance STN7800 can increase the effective capacity of the existing storage infrastructure to help users meet the demands of rapid data growth with no performance degradation. The appliance applies patented IBM real-time data compression techniques to active primary data for new and existing storage, delivering optimisation and savings throughout the entire storage lifecycle. The result is unprecedented cost savings and return on investment, along with operational and environmental efficiencies.
|Platform supported||Agnostic approach supports multiple storage systems from IBM N series, EMC and NetApp|
|Disk capacity||Increases the effective capacity of users’ existing storage infrastructures by shrinking primary data up to 80 percent in real time|
IBM System Storage N3000 Express series
N3000 Express systems are designed to provide primary and secondary storage for small to midsized organisations, consolidating fragmented application-based storage and unstructured data into one single-code system. Easily managed and expandable, this platform can help IT generalists increase their effectiveness. N3000 Express systems offer integrated data access, intelligent management software and data protection capabilities like higher-end IBM System Storage N series models in a cost-effective package. Innovations include internal controller support for serial attached SCSI (SAS) or serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) drives, expandable input/output (I/O) connectivity and onboard remote management.
|Platform supported||IBM System x, IBM System p, Oracle Solaris, HP-UX, Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Linux for IBM System z, Linux for System i, Linux for System p, Linux for Intel® systems, NetWare, VMware, Apple Macintosh OS X|
|Disk capacity||N3150 Express expands up to 240 TB
N3220 Express expands up to 501 TB
N3240 Express expands up to 576 TB
|Storage Mgmt||OnCommand, SecureAdmin, simple network management protocol (SNMP), industry-standard NDMP protocols|