SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, today announced the introduction of SGI® NAS, a powerful, no-compromise, full-featured enterprise-class open storage solution that delivers maximum flexibility to IT managers who must master the challenges of inexorable data growth. As the first fully integrated solution in the SGI Modular InfiniteStorage™ product family, SGI NAS provides organizations with a full-featured platform that can start small and yet scale to multiple petabytes of unified storage according to business demands. This storage solution supports advanced enterprise architecture from virtualization to the complete lifecycle of data -from creation to archive - with a minimum of datacenter real estate.
At the core of SGI NAS is a standards-based open storage architecture that blends the modular flexibility of SGI hardware and software to provide a best-of-breed unified storage solution. This approach enables straight-forward integration into legacy storage environments, and ensures that customer data is not trapped within expensive siloed arrays. The scalability and density of the system enables IT managers to invest in a cost-optimized system based upon today’s requirements that has no capacity limitations to penalize future expansion.“Customers continually ask for flexible solutions that don’t tie them into one type of storage architecture as they look for ways to better manage continued data expansion across their infrastructures,” said Tony Carrozza, executive vice president of field operations at SGI. “SGI NAS addresses this by ensuring that they can effectively deal with data today, and ensure it will be available anytime and anywhere as their data demands continue to scale.” Data integrity is at the heart the SGI NAS solution, with constant monitoring to proactively identify and prevent silent data corruption. Additional features such as support for real-time failover between active/active clusters in different geographies as well as both synchronous and asynchronous multi-site replication capabilities ensure always data is available where and when it is needed. Availability and Pricing SGI NAS is available for preorder now from SGI. Pricing information is available upon request. For more product information please visit sgi.com/nas. About SGI SGI, the trusted leader in technical computing, is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit sgi.com for more information. Connect with SGI on Twitter (@sgi_corp), YouTube (youtube.com/sgicorp), and LinkedIn. © 2012 Silicon Graphics International Corporation. SGI and Modular InfiniteStorage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Silicon Graphics International Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. Intel and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.
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