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Winchester Systems' SAS Array with RAID 6 Data Protection

Winchester Systems has introduced a new SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) based RAID array designed for the most demanding high performance applications requiring high throughput, high sequential and random I/Os and vastly superior data protection.

FlashDisk SF-2300 supports single or redundant 64-bit RAID controllers with up to four 4 Gb Fibre Channel host ports without using a switch, and has high availability features including the new FlashDisk Enterprise RAID 6 protection. The SF-2300 implements RAID 6 in hardware using dual custom ASICs enabling it to maintain a near level RAID 5 performance with RAID 6 protection against multiple drive failures. It supports all other RAID modes, and additional high availability features include fully redundant data paths and redundant hot swappable drives, cooling, power supplies, and BBUs.

Every FlashDisk data storage solution includes the FlashConsole appliance, providing complete centralized management using any browser-based workstation on the LAN. FlashAlert, a 24-hour "call-home" remote monitoring and alert service is also included for one year.



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