SOURCE: Raid Incorporated

RAID Incorporated

November 16, 2010 09:00 ET

RAID Inc. Announces Xanadu™ 300 Storage Solution Purpose-Built for HPC File Systems

METHUEN, MA--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - RAID Incorporated, a high-performance solutions provider specializing in optimizing total system performance by enhancing computational resources, interconnects, and I/O subsystems, today announced the Xanadu 300; the latest highly dense and high-performing storage solution based around 6Gb SAS architecture, with the lowest power consumption and IOPs/Watt. The high performance and dense architecture of the Xanadu 300 provides organizations a competitive edge to maximize job productivity and quicker time to results.

Delivering 4x HPC leading throughput and IOPs per industry standard rack, with up to 40GB/s demonstrated sustained drive reads per rack, the Xanadu 300 storage system is a key component in Lustre and GPFS implementations. Each 4U building block consists of 60 front loaded drives which can sustain 4GB/s. Utilizing a parallel file system to combine multiple Xanadu 300 systems together into one logical array, users can scale to 1.8PB of capacity and 40GB/s of performance in a 42U Rack.

The Xanadu 300 HPC storage solution includes advanced features such as SafeStore Data Assurance, which provides data integrity beyond industry standard T10-PI/DIF, checking data during any internal transfer and providing fault isolation. Host port options include [8] 6Gb SAS, [8] 8Gb FC with [4] 6Gb SAS, [8] 1Gb/s with [4] 6Gb SAS, and [4] 10Gb/s iSCSI with [4] 6Gb SAS; while 6Gb SAS, 2 and 3TB Nearline, SSD, and FDE drives are all supported in any combination.

"The Xanadu 300 is a unique solution in the industry, allowing users to start as small as twenty drives and scale up to a maximum of 1.8PB and 40GB/s within a single rack, all in a wide variety of standard and parallel file system options," stated Bob Picardi, CEO of RAID Inc.

About RAID Incorporated
Since 1994 RAID Inc. has provided true 100% customized solutions for the HPC marketplace. The company specializes in optimizing total system performance by enhancing computational resources, interconnects, and I/O subsystems with a concierge support model that assures the highest level of personalized service. For more information about RAID Inc. visit or call 800-330-7335.

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