Infortrend Technology

Infortrend Technology, based out of Taiwan, provides a wide variety of data storage products and services in the HPC space. They offer a large selection of RAID storage solutions, storage options (HDD, SSD, JBOD), with several form factor choices, and software tools. The products cover SAN Storage, Enterprise All Flash, Hybrid Cloud Storage Appliance, Unified Storage(SAN + NAS), AI Storage Appliance, and Entry Commercial NAS.

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EonStor DS Family

Cost-effective enterprise hybrid (SSD/HDD) storage with dual active controllers

Designed for enterprises, EonStor DS is a high availability SAN storage solution. It comes with a variety of form factors, flexible host boards to choose from, and a stable, reliable modular design with high expandability; as for software, it has comprehensive data services and a simple management interface. It is suitable for all SAN environments and enterprise applications (such as database, virtualization, video editing, backup, and surveillance). The entire product line is fast, flexible, and reliable, so you can find the perfect storage device according to your performance or budget requirements.

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DS 4000/3000

Powerful Solution for General Purpose

EonStor DS 4000/3000 series are high performance SAN solutions designed to handle large amounts of I/O even with high workloads. Small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises can utilize them to fit all storage needs and boost overall productivity.

In addition to various form factors, four different modular host board configurations are available to meet the needs of various applications and architectures for more deployment flexibility. Due to its high performance, flexibility, and expandability, it is capable of running mainstream critical applications on the market. As a general storage solution, the DS 3000 is well suited for the budget-conscious while the DS 4000 is the best choice for performance-conscious users.

DS 1000/2000

Cost-Effective Solution

SMBs and ROBOs will benefit from the entry level enterprise solutions offered by EonStor DS 2000/1000. In addition to providing non-stop services and complete data backup features, they allow IT personnel to efficiently manage all kinds of light SAN workloads at an affordable cost.

EonStor DS 2000/1000 storage systems have extraordinary expandability of more than 4PB in storage capacity and modular host board slots, allowing them to easily meet future data growth and architecture transformation needs. The DS 2000 would be the most suitable choice if IOPS was the main concern, otherwise the DS 1000 would be a great choice for those on a tight budget since it can provide ample storage space.

EonStor DS Features

Massive Capacity in One Storage System

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The amount of enterprise data has increased exponentially with the progression of information. By combining our storage products with high density expansion enclosures of varying specifications, we can provide TB or PB level capacity for local storage with only one storage system.

Boost Performance with High Bandwidth Protocol

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The future belongs to fast enterprise server architectures. EonStor DS supports up to 11k/5.5k MB/s throughput, 700K IOPS, and numerous high-speed protocols such as 16Gb/s FC and 40Gb/s iSCSI to handle many enterprise-critical applications.

Cache Backup Technology

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If a power failure occurs, the Infortrend CBM will use power provided by super capacitor to move write cache data to the flash module within seconds to prevent data loss, and write the data stored in the flash module back to drives after the power is restored. Super capacitor also reduce maintenance costs because they are non-volatile and do not need to be replaced periodically.

Modular Design

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Each Infortrend product, from power supplies to fans to controllers to host boards, adopts a modular design to lower maintenance complexity, provide fast, precise technical support, and provide RMA services, so you can maintain constant service while increasing productivity and competitiveness.

Multiple Form Factors to Choose From

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There are multiple storage and expansion enclosure specifications available from Infortrend, such as 2U 12-bay, 2U 24-bay, 3U 16-bay, 4U 24-bay, etc. even within the same series, so enterprises can choose what’s right for them based on current or future requirements.

Rich Host Interface in DS Family

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There are multiple storage and expansion enclosure specifications available from Infortrend, such as 2U 12-bay, 2U 24-bay, 3U 16-bay, 4U 24-bay, etc. even within the same series, so enterprises can choose what’s right for them based on current or future requirements.

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EonStor GSa Family

Optimized SSD performance for time-demanding applications

With the Infortrend GSa all flash unified storage, you can gain optimal performance with low latency, extend the SSD lifespan, and find a wide range of form factor, performance, and connectivity options to meet the demanding requirements of today’s modern datacenters. Under high workloads, GSa can tackle large amounts of data input and output, and can reach more than 700K IOPS for random reads under 0.5 milliseconds of response time.

EonStor GSa Models

GSa 2000 provides great value in terms of cost/performance providing power of flash storage and compatibility with nearly all businesses.

GSa 3000 and GSa 4000 are next-generation optimized solutions that offer high performance for enterprise applications, such as database, virtualization, VDI, Microsoft Exchange, and M&E-related applications.

EonStor GSa Features

Powerful Unified Storage Performance and Reliability

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The Infortrend GSa unified storage system offers powerful performance and reliability by combining a unique block-level device design with highly reliable RAID technology that supports both block and file-level applications.

Optimized SSD Performance with Low Latency

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In addition to providing optimal SSD performance, the GSa family offers low latency, a long SSD lifespan, and can handle 700K IOPS for random reads with a response time of less than 0.5 milliseconds. For businesses with demanding computing needs, including database, virtualization, virtual desktops, Microsoft Exchange, and media/entertainment applications, this platform is the best choice.

High Availability with Redundancy

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For data availability, the GSa line of all-flash arrays are designed with no single point of failure technology (redundant controller hardware) and enhanced firmware with Intelligent Drive Recovery (IDR) and SSD lifespan monitoring features. It is also compatible with cost-effective SATA SSDs thanks to the SAS to SATA bridge board.

Rich Selections of Host Interfaces

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GSa has a wide range of host interfaces: 8Gb/s FC, 16Gb/s FC, 32Gb/s FC, 1Gb/s iSCSI, 10Gb/s iSCSI, 40Gb/s iSCSI and 12Gb/s SAS. Businesses can choose exactly what they need. Moreover, 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, and 40GbE ports are also available for fast and reliable data sharing and transfer in network environments.

Cache Backup Module (CBM) to Prevent Data Loss

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Infortrend CBM uses backup power to store cache data to flash modules during power failures to prevent data loss. Once external power is restored, the data in the flash module will be restored to the drives. Thus, CBM reduces data loss effectively.

Modular Design to Lower Maintenance Complexity

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Infortrend utilizes a modular design for the controls, fans, controllers, server boards, and other components that makes the GSa family easier to maintain. Modules can be quickly replaced if they fail. With quick technical support and RMA services, your storage system is well protected from any downtime, resulting in higher productivity and reliability.

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EonStor GS Family

Enterprise-class Unified Storage Integrating SAN, NAS and Cloud

The EonStor GS platform combines file-based (NAS) and block-based (SAN) storage into a single platform to enable SMBs and large enterprises to manage both types of storage. With redundant controller designs that ensure high availability, it increases performance and reduces downtime, providing you with a reliable system.

GS is a great choice for running general-purpose applications and mixed workloads, including databases, virtualization, media, and file sharing.

GS 3000/4000

Powerful Performance Meets Large Enterprise Workload

GS 3000/4000 ensures better transmission with exceptional SAN and NAS performance for customers. Under heavy workloads, these series provide the ability to handle large data transfers and I/O.

GS 1000/2000

Non-Stop Solution that Satisfies SMBs Demands

GS 1000/2000 offer an entry-level unified storage platform that can manage all types of light SAN and NAS workloads efficiently at an affordable price.

EonStor GS Features

SAN, NAS and Cloud in ONE Unified Storage

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More and more enterprises are facing the need to transform their storage infrastructure as data grows. The EonStor GS platform not only provides TB or PB levels of local storage capacity for critical applications but can also assist users with expanding their data storage to cloud by adjusting system configurations according to actual needs.

Hybrid Storage Arrays

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Every day, IT workers face challenges ranging from data growth and managing numerous hardware devices to budget cuts. EonStor GS hybrid storage can be configured according to customer requirements. If combined with either SSD Cache or Automated Storage Tiering, it can achieve simplified managing and proper use of resources by utilizing both the high performance of SSDs and the large capacity of HDDs.

Rich Host Interface in GS Family

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Communication interface requirements differ among the myriad of enterprise applications being used today. Infortrend has responded with a wide array of interfaces in SAN environments, including 8Gb/s FC, 16Gb/s FC, 32Gb/s FC, 1Gb/s iSCSI, 10Gb/s iSCSI, 40Gb/s iSCSI and 12Gb/s SAS to accommodate any application. 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE and 40GbE ports are also offered for quick data sharing and transfer quality.

Multiple Form Factors to Choose From

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GS systems and expansion enclosures come in a myriad of form factors, including 2U 12-bay, 2U 24-bay, 2U 25-bay, 3U 16-bay, 4U 24-bay, 4U 60-bay, etc. – even in the same series – so businesses can adapt to current and future requirements.

Modular Design

infortrend eonstor gs modular design

All Infortrend products utilize a modular design for power supplies, fans, controllers, host boards, and more – reducing maintenance complexity. With quick technical support and RMA services, your storage system is well protected from any downtime, resulting in higher productivity and reliability.

Cache Backup Technology

infortrend eonstor gs cache backup

If power failure occurs, Infortrend CBM utilizes power from super capacitors to move write cache data to flash modules within seconds to prevent data loss. After power is restored, write data in the flash modules is transferred back to drives. These non-volatile super capacitors rarely need replacing, reducing your maintenance costs.