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Dot Hill Systems has announced a suite of high-performance, ultra-density Ultra48 AssuredSAN storage arrays. Targeted at customers with throughput-intensive applications, the arrays use a patent pending enclosure developed by Dot Hill to maximize storage processing power in a minimal rack footprint.
This ultra-density solution delivers twice the performance and twice the capacity per rack unit compared to traditional arrays while maintaining easy serviceability, according to Brad Painter, vice president of channel sales, Dot Hill. The company's ultra-density chassis houses nearly 58 terabytes of data on small form factor 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDD), while utilizing 23% less power in an efficient 2U footprint, he adds.
For high performance transaction workloads, the array can support any combination of solid state drives (SSD) and HDD drives in the same enclosure. This footprint also purportedly reduces weight by 25%. For more info go to http://www.dothill.com .