nStor to Present New Storage Products at Fall COMDEX

nStor Technologies this week announced plans to introduce its next generation of storage products at Fall COMDEX next week.

nStor said it will offer a special technology preview of its NexStor 4000 family of storage systems, which will be officially announced in the first quarter of 2002. The system accommodates 12 drives in a 3.5-inch high (2U) enclosure for a capacity of 876GB. It can integrate active/active 2Gbit (200 MB/s) Fibre Channel RAID controllers or active/active Ultra160 (160 MB/s) SCSI RAID controllers.

According to the company, the NexStor 4000 will be available as a JBOD unit, single controller RAID or dual controller RAID system. Users can choose from 2Gbit Fibre Channel or Ultra320 (320 MB/s) SCSI connectivity. Additional features include full fabric support, 512MB of cache per controller with write-cache protection, Intel(R) xScale 600MHz processor technology, and redundant, hot-swappable components for assured reliability.

nStor also said it will be unveiling AdminiStor 6.1, a new version of its software suite designed for use with the NexStor family of storage systems. AdminiStor 6.1 offers cross-platform support in environments including Red Hat Linux 6.1 and 7.2, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Sun Solaris.

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