Chi Corp. Adds Hifn's Swarm iSCSI Appliances to Its Product Line

Hifn announces that Chi Corporation has become the latest VAR (value added resellers) to add Hifn's Swarm iSCSI storage appliances to its product line.

Chi Corp., based in Cleveland, is a storage specialist serving SMB to enterprise customers with a full-line of storage and network products, solutions and professional services. Chi's decision to start selling Hifn Swarm appliances was based on the unmatched feature set and superior ease of use of the Swarm appliances, according to Greg Knieriemen, Vice President of Marketing at Chi.

The Swarm is a series of IP SAN appliances that delivers the benefits of storage networking to small and mid-sized business that want encryption, storage consolidation, centralized management, automatic backup, high availability and seamless integration with the Microsoft operating environment. The Hifn Swarm Series of iSCSI storage appliances provides an ideal IP SAN storage alternative to complex and costly Fibre Channel products with up to 9.75 terabytes of RAID-6 protected storage along with a full suite of storage services, including encryption, replication, point-in-time copy backup used for Windows Volume Shadow copy Service (VSS)-consistent snapshots and multipath I/O for high availability active-active configurations.

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