Flexible Drive Configuration
The CineDrive has many different configurations and options - 4 or 8GB backplane, JBOD, Single or dual controller, 12, 16 or 24 drives. SAS, SATA or SSD configurations. Each drive is customized to the application it is being used for. Local attached, SAN, NAS, On Line, Near line, each has specific settings that can be tuned for your applications.
Designed for Data Intensive Applications
With rapidly growing demands on Storage Area Networks (SAN), IT departments require the best performance, capacity and overall value from their storage investment. The CineDrive delivers on all fronts, with unparalleled next generation storage processing power. Using high-speed 8Gbps host connectivity coupled with massive internal bandwidth, the CineDrive features the latest 6Gbps SAS/SATA drive technology to set a new performance standard. While disk performance is critical, the CineDrive features an easy to use web interface to simplify storage setup and management.
Delivering a high performance, reliable enterprise-level storage architecture
Dual active-active controller modules are internally connected using high performance PCIe Gen2 and delivered in an industry standard Storage Bridge Bay (SBB) 2.0 compliant package. Hosts connect to the CineDrive through quad 8Gbps FC ports per controller, giving users a staggering 6.4GBps of bandwidth to their stored data.
Built upon Intel’s next generation storage platform, the Intel Xeon processor C5500/ C3500 series with the Intel 3420 chipset, the CineDrive 8GB Series is equipped with the horsepower to outpace the rigorous demands of today’s enterprise, while dual power supplies/cooling units come standard for exceptional uptime and reliability.