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SLI-Consulting to announce entry-level enterprise class data storage product at StorageVision 2003



SLI-Consulting Pty Ltd, a wholly Australian-owned data storage specialist will launch a new data storage product designed for the intensive demands of todays applications at IDCs StorageVision 2003 to held on 23 September, Westin Hotel, Sydney.
The X22 combines uncompromising data-protection and exceptional data throughput and is the latest implementation of 2Gb RAID controller technology to be integrated into the Xyratex RS-1600 family of enclosures.
According to SLI-Consultings Principal IT&T Consultant, Jose Goldmann, the product offers a fully featured entry level enterprise class solution to a broad range of markets. The X22 is scalable, modular and very versatile as it can be deployed across a broad range of functions in the enterprise.
It is an excellent SAN entry point and is ideally suited to todays dynamic business environment, Mr Goldmann said.
The X22 provides exceptionally high performance of up to 380MB/sec RAID 5 and operational performance levels exceeding 90,000 IOPs. Featuring RAID levels 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 10, 30 and 50, the 5251F is engineered with fault-tolerant active-active redundant configuration, dedicated/global hotspares and 72 hour battery protected disk cache.
Hot-swappable controllers, fully redundant components and the ability to manage and maintain over 16 TB of storage data further enhance the robustness of the products design. The Java-based RAIDWatch GUI manager is rich in configuration options and allows users both in-band and out-of-band management. Event Monitor provides system managers with the freedom of a real-time and flexible array monitoring.
The X22 enclosure has 16 hot-swappable disk drives in just three standard units of rack space; industry leading capacity in this form factor.
Designed with hot-swappable data path logic, power supplies, cooling modules and enclosure management functions this fully redundant array is designed to meet the demands of 24/7 operation.
About SLI-Consulting Pty Ltd
Founded in 1996, SLI-Consulting is a dedicated data storage consultancy that addresses all platform, service and management issues. The company is a private, 100% Australian owned company, with OEM relationships in Europe, Asia and North America. SLI-Consultings growing client base, which spans Japan and Germany, is focused on the Asia Pacific, with a subsidiary office in Korea.