At ISC this week SGI announced a new storage offering for mid-range installations
SGI…announced immediate availability of the SGI InfiniteStorage 6120, a new cost-effective storage product designed for superior density, high capacity, IOPs performance and multiple drive options at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2009 at SGI’s Booth #131. Developed to deliver enterprise-level data services, the SGI InfiniteStorage 6120 is ideal for small- to medium-sized data warehouses, corporate HPC, video surveillance and rich media applications.
The SGI InfiniteStorage 6120 offers industry-leading density with 60 drives in each 4U enclosure. The unit scales to 120TB in an 8U pair with up to 11 enclosures or 660TB in a single rack – more than a 25 percent increase over the leading competitor. With four 8Gb Fibre Channel host ports and 2.0 GB/s sustained throughput, the SGI InfiniteStorage 6120 is a self-contained system that delivers maximum flexibility and performance.