Press Release Summary:
Designed for enterprise RAID storage expansion, UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS is 3U, 16 disk dual-channel SAS JBOD storage system with 1 SFF-8088 MiniSAS port. It provides expandability and scalability for UltraStor(TM) RS16 IP-4, RS16 SS, and RS16 FS storage systems. Equipped with hot-swap cooling fan modules and drive trays and dual-redundant power supply, unit supports up to 16 TB of raw storage and can be daisy chained to create 80 TB of total storage capacity.
Original Press Release:
Enhance Unveils Enterprise JBOD Expandable Storage at NGDC & LinuxWorld 2008
High-End Professional Storage Array Designed for Enterprise RAID Storage Expansion
Santa Fe Springs, California. August 12, 2008 - Enhance Technology, Inc., the leader and pioneer in the design & implementation of hybrid I/O technology, introduces the new UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS at Next Generation Data Center/LinuxWorld 2008. The UltraStor RS16 JS is an enterprise JBOD storage system designed to provide storage expansion to the award-winning expandable UltraStor(TM) RS family, or to connect to a host system integrated Host Bus Adaptor.
The UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS is a 3U-16 disk dual-channel SAS JBOD storage system with one MiniSAS port for storage expansion. Featuring the industry standard SFF-8088 MiniSAS expandable port, the UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS provides expandability and scalability, which maximizes disk performance allowing for a broader range of storage possibilities. The UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS provides easy expandability and scalability for the advanced UltraStor(TM) RS16 IP-4 (Quad GbE iSCSI), RS16 SS (SAS), and RS16 FS (Fibre Channel 4G) storage systems and is designed to easily integrate into elaborate SAN fabrics.
The UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS is well-equipped with hot-swap cooling fan modules & drive trays, dual-redundant power supply, SAS JBOD hardware architecture and supports up to 16TB of raw storage and can be daisy chained to create a massive 80TB of total storage capacity making UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS the new standard for enterprise storage expansion. The UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS offers enterprise-grade fault tolerance solution and improved performance for applications that demand nothing short of superior reliability. Designed to utilize point-to-point host/disk connectivity and accept both high-performance SAS and the high-capacity SATA drives depending on the application requirements.
Powered by a cutting edge SAS JBOD controller based on the LSI Logic SAS expander chipset, the UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS is an ideal solution for professional storage applications such as image processing, web streaming, video editing, media & asset management libraries, and file/database/application servers that are hungry for speed and stability. The UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS delivers over 1.2GB/s on SAS and over 700MB/s on SATA drives using the latest SAS external host cards from ATTO, Areca and LSI Logic.
Starting at $2,895, the UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS is now available from Enhance Technology or through a selective group of dealers worldwide.
About Enhance Technology, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Enhance Technology designs and manufactures high performance storage systems and products for data archiving, digital content creation, medical imaging, security surveillance, and IT market spaces. Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California with branch office in Asia, Enhance Technology has become a world leader in hybrid I/O storage design and development. For more information about Enhance Technology, Inc. and the UltraStor(TM) RS16 JS, visit www.enhance-tech.com or contact your local dealers.