"The AssuredSAN 4000 Series delivers world-class reliability and provides us and our customers with a great deal of flexibility in configuring RAID sets," said Neil Sullivan, director of sales, GW Hannaway and Associates. "With 2.5 times the performance of the AssuredSAN 3000, the AssuredSAN 4000 Series will be widely embraced by our Media & Entertainment customers who already appreciate the legacy of performance delivered by the Dot Hill AssuredSAN brand."Dot Hill AssuredSAN 5000 Pro Series -- Seriously Smart Storage for Midrange Customers Unlike status quo automated tiered storage offerings, which may only support nightly data movement on-demand or in a user-defined window requiring manual intervention, the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series doesn't require policies or manual settings. Data is prioritized and moved 100 percent autonomically in real-time, enabling administrators to focus on other important tasks. The AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series supports up to three tiers and delivers faster data response by continuously and dynamically identifying data "hot spots." A hot spot is a segment of data that can experience sudden increases or decreases in user access; data can be very hot one hour and cold the next hour, or even the next minute. Common examples of hot spot scenarios include email, web servers, airline and event ticketing, customer databases, university class registration, tax preparation, financial and accounting databases. Featuring a disruptively simple interface for significantly improved operational efficiency, the 5000 Series autonomically moves information from enterprise SAS drive tiers to fast-read SSD tiers. Designed to integrate seamlessly with virtualization applications such as VMware® vSphere®, Citrix® XenServer™, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Veeam® Backup, the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series changes the competitive landscape in the midrange market by providing OEMs, authorized channel partners and end-user customers with a highly compelling alternative that delivers truly autonomic storage in real-time and eliminates the need for manual intervention.