Cost-Effective SATA Arrays Provide Mass Storage at Affordable Prices
Hayward, CA, Jul. 24, 2003 -- Dynamic Network Factory announced the ENTERPRISE 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID today. This 3U subsystem integrates the performance and cost benefits of Serial ATA with the connectivity and existing user base of SCSI. The ENTERPRISE 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID is equipped with a Serial ATA-to-Ultra160 SCSI RAID controller to offer fault-tolerant data protection with capacities of 576GB to 4TB.
ENTERPRISE 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID arrays are intelligent and innovative storage subsystems for mission critical and high bandwidth applications. Purpose-built for high volume, fail-safe data storage applications, the ENTERPRISE 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID sets new standards in its class. It features a backplane design for sixteen hot-swappable Serial ATA disk drives, N+1 load sharing power supplies with PFC, pure aluminum case and components, and specially designed airflow passages.
The array controller is 100% transparent to the host operating system and requires no custom drivers. The full-featured data protection subsystem supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, and JBOD. Available with either 7,200 or 10,000 RPM Serial ATA drives, the cache of the ENTERPRISE 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID can be upgraded from 128MB to 512MB.
An environmental monitoring unit ensures system reliability of the ENTERPRISE™ 16000 SERIAL ATA RAID. The environmental monitoring unit monitors the internal environment of the disk enclosure such as power supplies, temperature, voltage and cooling fans. It not only tracks the enclosure temperature, but also monitors individual disk temperatures as well. If any irregularity in these systems occurs, the monitoring unit alerts the administrator with an audible alarm, by fax and pager.
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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