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GCN’s Best New Technology Awards at FOSE 2002 Submission (Scaleable)


Marh 18, 2002:

Solution for Consideration: Globalstor Data’s ExtremeStor SC (Scaleable)

1.      Innovation: Bullet-proof and host-independent, ExtremeStor SC is a rack mount enterprise data warehouse solution with SCSI interface and scalability from 7.2TB to over 20TB. The industry’s first enterprise data warehouse solution to provide RAID 5 over RAID 5 data redundancy, ExtremeStor SC supports RAID 0, 1, 0 +1, 3 and 5 to ensure unparalleled access to data.

2.      Usability: Incorporating multiple industry-standard interfaces, the ExtremeStor eliminates interoperability issues faced by many of today’s global businesses by simultaneously supporting mainframe connections through ESCON and FICON channels as well as connection to open UNIX, Linux, Windows 2000/NT, and AS/400 systems through SCSI and Fibre Channel. With RAID 5 over RAID 5, environments could essentially loose an entire RAID array without losing access to data. To enhance information sharing and management capabilities, the ExtremeStor SC is compatible with a broad range of software applications available through Globalstor as well as several third-party suppliers.

3.      Specifications: Globalstor’s ExtremeStor SC is host-independent so it will work on any system including NT, Solaris and UNIX making it an ideally suited for a enterprise applications including: government, military, medical and film houses for applications such as content preservation and distribution, medical image generation, and video archival.

4.      Value: ExtremeStor SC offers one of the industry’s lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with MSRPs from $52,500 (GSA/Government discounts available). System capacities are on-site scaleable from 7.2TB to over 20TB to improve efficiency and reduce enterprise overhead.

5.      Eligibility: the ExtremeStor SC will be launched at FOSE 2002.