Stor: high-density FC RAID

Stor: high-density FC RAID

Packing as many as 18 disk drives (up to 324GB) in a single 19-inch 4U enclosure, nStor`s NexStor 18F Fibre Channel array can be set up in either JBOD or RAID configurations. The array is based on a cable-less, passive backplane supporting Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL). The NexStor 18F can be populated with 7,200rpm or 10,000rpm 9GB or 18GB drives and is available with an optional PCI Fibre Channel RAID controller that can be configured for RAID 0, 1, 4, and 10.

Suggested list price for an 18-bay NexStor 18F enclosure with dual power supplies and power cords and three fans is $8,249. Disk drives, cables, expansion racks, and the PCI RAID controller are sold separately. nStor is in Lake Mary, FL.


This article was originally published on February 01, 1999