SOURCE: Raid Incorporated

RAID Incorporated

February 24, 2011 11:00 ET

RAID Incorporated Announces the Launch of Xanadu 260 Storage Solution Purpose-Built for HPC File Systems

METHUEN, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2011) - 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 launch of the Xanadu 260; the Xanadu 260 is a 4U form with 60 front mounted removable 3.5 drives that can hold 180TB in a single enclosure. This is RAID Inc.'s 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 260 provides organizations a competitive edge to maximize job productivity with up to 4GB/s performance.

Delivering 4x HPC leading throughput and IOPs per industry standard rack, with up to 40GB/s demonstrated sustained drive reads per rack, the Xanadu 260 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 260 is the fastest selling solution we have ever launched with backorders accumulating before the official launch stated Marc Dizoglio EVP of HPC sales. 

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 www.raidinc.com or call 800-330-7335.

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