SOURCE: Infortrend


October 20, 2010 10:00 ET

Infortrend Announces Addition of 10GbE iSCSI Host Connectivity to Its ESVA Storage Family

New Advanced Host and Drive Options on the ESVA E60 Storage Solution Help Mid-Range Enterprises Maximize Storage Performance

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2010) -  Infortrend® (TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced the availability of new host connectivity and drive options on its ESVA (Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture) E60 storage solution. In addition to the existing 1GbE option, ESVA E60 customers now have the option of choosing 10GbE host connectivity. Drive options on the E60 have also been enhanced, with newly added support for 6Gb/s SAS and SSD.

The ESVA E60 with 10GbE iSCSI host connectivity can support a powerful IP SAN delivering excellent performance, flexible scalability, high availability, and simple management. In datacenters featuring 10GbE backbones, the ESVA E60 allows users to leverage current investments in IP networks to achieve SAN consolidation and satisfy stringent performance demands for throughput-demanding applications.

With the newly added drive options, the ESVA E60 now supports 6Gb/s SAS drives, 3Gb/s SATA drives and SSDs (Solid State Drives). Featuring varying speeds and capacity, users can meet diverse requirements in terms of performance, capacity and cost, allowing applications to achieve their ideal service levels.

Thomas Kao, director of product planning at Infortrend, said, "Infortrend's ESVA is a proven high-performance storage solution for mid-range enterprises. The addition of the latest 10GbE iSCSI host connectivity further strengthens ESVA's ability to support high-performance storage applications in IP SAN environments. When combined with high-performance drives, the ESVA E60 helps mid-range enterprises maximize productivity, while optimizing return on investment and simplifying storage infrastructure."

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About Infortrend
Infortrend, the networked storage expert, is a pioneer in cost-effective, high performance storage products. The company provides ESVA®, EonStor DS, EonStor®, EonNAS storage solutions and SANWatch® software for virtually all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, iSCSI, SCSI and SATA. For over a decade, Infortrend has provided reliable, fault-tolerant technology to prominent ODMs, distributors and storage integrators worldwide. The company's core competency includes performance optimized RAID ASICs, feature-rich firmware and redundant, high availability RAID subsystems and storage solutions. Founded in 1993, Infortrend is traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (Taiex), ticker number 2495. For more information, please visit

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