The High Availabilty Configuration offers Supreme Data Protection for Nearline Storage Applications
Hayward, CA, May 25, 2003 -- Dynamic Network Factory, a leading developer of high performance, reliable and affordable storage solutions, today announced the DataMax HA14000 RAID system, which exclusively offer a dual host Ultra160 SCSI RAID subsystem and dual redundant Active-Active or Active-Passive RAID controllers. Capacities range from 1.1TB to 7.0TB.
The DataMax HA14000 is a reliable, high-availability system designed for high speed applications with large storage requirements. This level of hardware sophistication comes at an affordable cost, thanks to the use of IDE hard disk drives. The intelligent dual-host Ultra160 SCSI subsystems supply fault-tolerant data protection at speeds up to 160MB/second, with complete transparency to the host operating system. Supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, and 5, the cost-effective DataMax HA14000 is ideal for mission-critical operations where large file transfers are common. Total reliability and system scalability are ensured with with hot-swappable drives, trays, RAID controllers, fans, and load-sharing power supplies.
The DataMax HA14000 is available in two sizes, a 5U rackmount configuration supporting 1.1TB to 3.5TB and an 8U rackmount configuration supporting from 4.4TB to 7.0TB of storage. Each unit is contains a 2U dual-RAID controller module with 64MB of on-board RAID cache (upgradeable to 512MB).
Dynamic Network Factory’s Dynamic Share software is also available, providing customers with the option of integrating a cost-effective dual host solution. This client-side software can be used with direct-attached storage and SANs, provides a transparent volume sharing solution, includes dual-host capability and optional dynamic volume sharing. Dynamic Network Factory’s Dynamic Share software allows multiple users to work simultaneously on a single NTFS volume, increasing productivity, while avoiding the risks associated with leaving a single computer in control.
“The DataMax HA14000 is very cost-effective and reliable and provides customers with a very high performance system with a low-cost of ownership and further enhances our Hybrid Storage Network™ (HSN) strategy,” said Mo Tahmasebi, president and CEO of Dynamic Network Factory.
The DataMax HA14000 expands on the best-selling DataMax product line offering enhanced availability and performance. This product is available immediately directly through Dynamic Network Factory, and major reseller channels.
About Dynamic Network Factory, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF) is a privately held company based in Silicon Valley (Hayward, Ca.). DNF started as a U.S. subsidiary of the publicly traded Japanese IT conglomerate, CSK Electronics, in 1989. In 1998, the company refined its strategy and began to focus the hardware group on storage solutions. Within a year, DNF's rapid growth resulted in its emergence as an independent, privately held spin-off. In 2006, DNF completed its acquisition of StoneFly Networks, an iSCSI storage pioneer and developer of complete, turnkey IP SAN solutions. Since its inception, DNF has designed custom solutions for organizations of all sizes and built products for many major computer manufacturers. Today, DNF consists of seven business divisions including StoneFly, DNF Security, DNF Professional Services, DNF Medical, DNF Defense, DNF Systems and DNF Storage. DNF has thousands of customers ranging from consumers and small-to-medium businesses, to government agencies, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit www.DNFStorage.com or www.DNFCorp.com.
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