The storage server expands up to 96Tb using a mixture of Enterprise SATA or SAS hard drives
HEI Systems & Solutions has launched two new products targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to leverage advanced virtualization solutions. HEI’s Z2 Systems line includes the R3000 Storage Server and the R3000x Integrated Storage and Virtualization Server.
The R3000 is a one rack unit (1U) storage server with 3Tb of redundant enterprise class storage. Included with the storage server is HEI developed software integrated with Citrix XenServer to provide configurable snap-shotting, on-disk cloning and roll-back of individual virtual machines, in addition to other virtual machine management and automation capabilities.
By providing an orchestration layer between the storage and the virtualization components, the Z2 system enables organizations of all sizes to implement enterprise level system management and disaster recovery services without significant capital investment and ongoing operational costs.
The R3000 is capable of expanding up to 96Tb using a mixture of Enterprise SATA or SAS hard drives, and is available with redundant, energy efficient power supplies.
The R3000x system is built upon the Supermicro 1U Twin ‘twin server’ architecture that includes a similar storage platform as in the R3000 and an additional dedicated server in the same 1U chassis, providing a platform for virtualization with dual quad-core Intel Xeon CPUs and 16GB of RAM, up to 48GB available.
The architecture includes a 10Gbps ethernet storage network between the two nodes, providing high-speed and secure data access.