LAS VEGAS, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a trusted supplier of innovative enterprise-class storage systems, today announced that it is exhibiting at the HP Discover event in Las Vegas this week. More than 10,000 IT attendees, including executives, managers, architects, engineers, and solution experts from around the world are expected to gather at HP Discover this year. Attendees can locate the Dot Hill exhibit at booth #4536.

Dot Hill is showcasing its Ultra48™ and Ultra56™ AssuredSAN® ultra-density hybrid storage solutions, which are purpose-built for applications such as media & entertainment, video surveillance, telecommunications, and big data where high streaming performance is essential to maintain consistent Quality of Service. These high-density systems conserve floor space, rack space, and energy, ensuring a lower total cost of ownership. Both systems support RealStor™, Dot Hill's next-generation real-time storage operating system featuring RealStream™ software that benefits "always-on" bandwidth-intensive applications by managing many simultaneous ingest streams with autonomic, real-time and predictive load balancing. The emergence of these new data traffic workloads created by the Internet of Things phenomena is increasing demand for storage arrays that can provide predictive intelligence to prevent crippling data stream traffic jams.

"Dot Hill is at the forefront of storage innovation with high density solutions, including our Ultra56 AssuredSAN and Ultra48 AssuredSAN hybrid arrays, that solve workload problems associated with IDC's 3rd Platform vision including cloud, mobile, social, and big data and analytics applications," said Cooper Cowart, HP business unit vice president, Dot Hill Systems. "Our hybrid arrays with RealTier™ software autonomically measure data usage, identify 'hot' spots as they occur and continuously move data to the most appropriate storage tier in real-time, enabling extreme hybrid-flash array performance. The HP Discover event allows us to showcase our latest innovations and interact with countless members of the vast HP ecosystem."

Ultra48 AssuredSAN – Built on the Industry's First Ultra-Density Chassis

Housing up to 48 small form factor hard disk drives and solid-state drives (SSDs) in a compact 2U footprint, the Dot Hill Ultra48 AssuredSAN array is targeted at customers with throughput-intensive applications. The Ultra48 AssuredSAN array uses a patent-pending enclosure developed by Dot Hill to maximize storage processing power in a minimal rack footprint. This ultra-density solution delivers twice the performance and twice the capacity per rack unit compared to traditional arrays while maintaining Dot Hill's proven reliability and easy serviceability.

Ultra56 AssuredSAN High Capacity Storage for Carrier and Other Rugged Environments

Using large form factor drives, the Ultra56 AssuredSAN features a carrier-grade enclosure that meets NEBS Level 3 and MIL STD specifications for Telco and other rugged applications. The unique ultra-density design of the Dot Hill Ultra56 AssuredSAN supports up to 56 6TB drives for a total of 336TB in a single 4U chassis and delivers up to 6.4 GB/s of read-performance. Three Ultra56 expansion enclosures can be combined for up to 1.5 petabytes of storage within a single array. All devices are hot swappable and the system is designed with two removable device drawers for ease of service.

About Dot Hill AssuredSAN Hybrid Arrays

Dot Hill AssuredSAN hybrid arrays maximize capacity and performance while keeping costs at a minimum. Dot Hill hybrid storage systems deliver exceptional performance for sequential workloads. All highly reliable AssuredSAN systems deliver proven 99.999 percent availability. Backed by a 36-month "bumper-to-bumper" warranty, AssuredSAN storage solutions are available with the latest high-bandwidth interfaces, including 12Gb SAS, 16Gb Fibre Channel, 10Gb iSCSI or dual personality 16Gb Fibre Channel/10Gb iSCSI.

About Dot Hill

Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today's most challenging storage problems – helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill's solutions combine breakthrough software with the industry's most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to deliver best-in-class solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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