SOURCE: Infortrend

May 16, 2005 08:15 ET

Infortrend Demonstrates RAID Storage Subsystem at Joint Systex / VERITAS Seminar

TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 16, 2005 -- RAID storage expert Infortrend® today announced that its EonStor® A16F-R1211 16-bay, hub-embedded, Fibre-to-SATA subsystem will be showcased at a storage seminar hosted by Systex Corporation and VERITAS Software on May 17-18, 2005, in Taipei. The ES A16F-R1211 will be part of the VERITAS Storage Foundation demonstration.

"As an industry pioneer in innovative RAID storage design, Infortrend is pleased to take part in this storage seminar with market leaders such as Systex and VERITAS," commented K.C. Chang, Assistant V.P. of Computer & Peripheral BU. "This conference gives system administrators a great opportunity to see a hands-on demonstration of one of our leading-edge products that brings fault-tolerance and massive expansion capabilities to small and midsize enterprise and departmental installations."

Key Features of the EonStor A16F-R1211

--  Five 2Gbps Fibre Channel SFP ports per controller
--  Embedded hub and redundant communication channels
--  Intelligent Drive Handling for ATA drives
--  Host-side multi-path load balancing
--  Highest storage density (16 bays) in 3U space
--  Modular, cable-free design
--  Sixteen drive trays for SATA or PATA hard disk drives
--  Fully redundant, hot-swappable active components
    o Dual cooling modules with two fans in each
    o Dual power supplies with separate switches and power cords
    o Dual controller modules for active-active operation
--  Swappable Li-ION battery backup unit (BBU); powers cache memory up to
    72 hours
--  Environmental monitoring with SES and ISEMS interface protocols
    
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.

Infortrend, EonStor, and RAIDWatch are trademarks or registered trademarks of Infortrend Technology, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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