Imation (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, today introduced the new Nexsan™ E-Series™ V storage array product line. With performance enhancements and increased memory, Nexsan E-Series V storage arrays represent the very latest from an E-Series product line that is field-proven to increase storage efficiency, maximize uptime and boost storage ROI while delivering significant versatility and ease of use.
Balancing the need for dense and extremely reliable storage with rising data storage operation and management costs, Nexsan E-Series V storage arrays enable organizations to deploy 240 terabytes of capacity in 4U while consuming less than one-third the power in one-third of the rack space of typical arrays. Users of E-Series V systems can engage Nexsan AutoMAID™ disk management capabilities to reduce power consumption by up to 87 percent, reducing operating expenses and extending the overall life of the storage system.
The enhanced E-Series V is designed to help mid-sized organizations and enterprises manage increased storage demands created by next-generation IT projects and applications. Use cases include affordable enterprise-level Fibre Channel and/or iSCSI SAN storage; direct-attached storage (DAS) for big data bulk storage; and as a building block for the highly scalable back-end storage infrastructure of Nexsan NST™ unified hybrid storage and Nexsan Assureon™ secure archive storage solutions.
Administrators experience the E-Series V solution’s flexibility in many ways. Organizations deploying E-Series V systems are able to mix and match capacity-optimized HDD, performance-optimized HDD and SSD to accommodate applications based on performance or capacity needs. Further, all E-Series V solutions are managed through a centralized console for a “single-pane-of-glass” view that simplifies storage management. Customers also benefit from a hardware platform built for reliability, featuring an anti-vibration design to eliminate disk vibrations, and Cool Drive Technology™ for better temperature control, limiting the risk of overheating. Redundant active components and Active Drawer Technology™ enable system service without downtime to boost availability of E-Series V solutions.