Get primary (or secondary) storage at a low cost with Sun StorageTekTM 2500 arrays. These arrays feature enterprise-class RAID functionality and support for Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI.
The Sun StorageTek 2500 array is well suited for use in ruggedized environments for NEPs and telecom use, for distributed databases, email and server-based HPTC and grid.
With two active/active RAID controllers with mirrored cache, redundant components and automated I/O path, the Sun StorageTek 2500 arrays are ideal for a clustered environment that ensures your data and applications are always available.
Key Features and Technical Details
- Controller card: SAS - Dual SAS RAID controller; FC - Dual Fibre Channel RAID controller
- Cache size: (with ECC protection) 1,064 MB with 2 GB option
- Other interfaces: SAS - Two 10/100 Base-T Ethernet ports serial ports;
FC - Two nine-pin RS-232
- RAID levels: 0, 1, 3, 5 and 1+0
- Dynamic capacity expansion: Two to 36 drives 292 GB to 5.2 TB
- Maximum array capacity: 5.2 TB
The Sun StorageTek 2540 array provides the most advanced front-end 4 Gb/sec Fibre Channel technology, enabling enterprise-class RAID storage. Combining FC host interface technology with next-generation SAS drive and expansion technology lets you take advantage of improved performance and reliable data protection across the network.
With up to six host-side 3 Gb/sec SAS interfaces, the Sun StorageTek 2530 array can provide up to three servers with redundant connections, enabling capacity-efficient storage consolidation without a storage network. The affordable, reliable solution improves productivity through higher performance, availability, scalability and functionality.
See the Sun StorageTek 2500 array family product page for more details.
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