The StorNext 5 Metadata Appliances are ideal for high capacity environments needing fast, sustained and reliable shared access to very large files across multiple platforms. Delivered as a factory-integrated solution, these powerful metadata appliances allow customers to take advantage of the high-speed, shared-access StorNext 5 file system with the deployment ease of an appliance. Available in two configurations, the StorNext Metadata Appliances are designed specifically for data-intensive environments: very large files in very large numbers, shared among heterogeneous clients over Fibre Channel or Ethernet. The StorNext Metadata Appliances deliver the power of StorNext 5 while simplifying deployment, operation, and support.
Key Features and Benefits
- Factory-installed and licensed StorNext 5 software for simplified deployments and out-of-the-box reliability
- High-performance data sharing
- Collaboration across Linux, Windows, UNIX, and Mac OSX operating systems
- Advanced reporting visually displays the health of the system for optimal performance and supportability
The Power of StorNext 5 in an Integrated Appliance
StorNext Metadata appliances are ideal for rich media environments needing fast, sustained and reliable shared access to very large files across multiple platforms. Available in configurations, the StorNext Metadata appliances create shared data pools thereby eliminating the need for multiple copies, reducing storage space, simplifying workflows and enabling faster project completion.
Available in three models, the StorNext M440, StorNext M445 SSD and StorNext M660XL Metadata Appliances include factory-installed and licensed StorNext 5 software, two metadata controllers (one for failover) and use a dedicated metadata array for optimal operation. Also included are ten StorNext 5 File System SAN clients that can be used on any operating system, two StorNext 5 File System SAN clients for the metadata controllers, and the High Availability License Option, enabling automatic metadata failover.
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