SOURCE: Infortrend

April 13, 2005 08:00 ET

Infortrend Demonstrates Massive Capacity RAID at SNW

High Density, Performance, Value and Simplicity Are Focus of RAID Storage Enclosures

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 13, 2005 -- Storage Networking World, Spring 2005, Booth C25 and Interoperability & Solutions Demo -- At Storage Networking World (SNW) today, RAID storage expert Infortrend® is demonstrating the latest RAID arrays in its EonStor® subsystem line. New products include the industry's first iSCSI and 4U 24-bay SATA II external RAID subsystems, plus an enterprise-class, redundant Fibre Channel array.

"From a new iSCSI enclosure that provides cost-effective connectivity to extra large-capacity, high-performance RAID, Infortrend continues to deliver a full range of options to serve the varying performance and budgetary needs of the storage market," stated Thomas Bayens, director of marketing for Infortrend.

Products Demonstrated

Infortrend products that will be part of its SNW presence are:

--  EonStor F16F-R2021: This 16-bay, redundant controller RAID subsystem
    has independent host connection and drive loop expansion modules to help
    ensure channel and data availability. Supports up to 124 drives by
    cascading as many as seven subsystems for massive storage expansion.
    Perfect for high bandwidth applications such as high performance computing,
    financial transactions, and video streaming.
    
--  EonStor A12E-G2121: The ES A12E combines Infortrend's sophisticated
    RAID technology with iSCSI flexibility for low-cost storage that easily
    integrates into Ethernet networks.  Shipping now, it is ideal for disk-to-
    disk volume distribution, data backup, storage consolidation, and
    replication among networked servers.
    
--  EonStor A24F-R: This 4U, 24-bay, Fibre to SATA II redundant controller
    RAID array features front-accessible, individually hot-swappable drive
    trays for easy access and replacement as well as redundant critical
    components for no single point of failure.
    
--  EonStor A12F-G2221: Featured in the SAN Infrastructure Solutions Area
    of the Interoperability & Solutions Demo, this 12-bay, Fibre to SATA II
    RAID subsystem is part of the live SAN infrastructure and storage
    virtualization demonstrations.
    
About Infortrend

Focused on RAID storage technology since its founding in 1992, Infortrend designs, manufactures and markets cross-platform, high performance RAID storage solutions. The company specializes in firmware, driver, ASIC design and development of RAID controllers and subsystems that are storage area network (SAN) ready, and support Fibre Channel, SCSI, ATA and SATA interfaces. Designed to be flexible, cost-effective and feature-rich, Infortrend products are available through a worldwide network of OEMs, distributors, and storage integrators for high availability storage applications. Infortrend is traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (Taiex), ticker number 2495 and is on the web at www.infortrend.com.

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