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Acer AS2040

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AS2040 storage solution is the answer to these problems, offering high availability, performance, scalability and data protection functionality. Customized to meet SMB demands.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

Acer presents the new storage AS2040 series dedicated to the SMB market and branded under the Hitachi/Acer name. The AS2040 will be marketed through the dedicated Acer channel.

Companies are facing with significant challenges from the growing deluge of data and complex procedures for dealing with backup and data protection. This issue can become extremely costly for smaller organizations, and with many storage solutions aimed purely at the enterprise market, SMBs can face considerable problems around acquiring reliable storage systems.

The Hitachi/Acer AS2040 storage solution offers high availability, performance, scalability and data protection functionality. Customized to meet SMB demands, the AS2040 is an easy-to-use, highly reliable storage system for Microsoft Exchange Server, databases and other business applications.

AS2040 storage solution is the answer to these problems, offering high availability, performance, scalability and data protection functionality. Customized to meet SMB demands.

Features

Simplified, Reliable, Integrated Storage:

  • 99.999 percent data availability
  • Helps minimize disruption and risk with no single point of failure and mirrored cache with battery backup
  • Helps improve administrative efficiencies with wizard-based configuration set-up and provisioning
  • Reduces time spent on configuration with solution-ready platforms that are certified and tested with the business applications

Flexible, Scalable Business Growth:

  • AS2040 can protect company investments and can meet the data storage growth requirements of any business with the ability to scale capacity to 120TB, performance to 400K IOPS and connectivity to 512 virtual server ports
  • AS2040 can expand as the business grows

Compliance and Data Protection:

  • RAID-6 ensures high availability and protection. RAID 6 allows for any two HDDs to fail without losing data and protects data integrity
  • Hi-Track Monitor for 24/7 diagnostics keeps potential issues from becoming problems
  • Within-system volume replication or incremental copies enable frequent backups
  • Flexible sparing eliminates the need to copy back after a RAID group rebuild
  • Audit logging tracks all system changes
  • Hitachi Data Retention Utility software protects data from overwrites or erasures for long periods of time

Reduction of Management Costs:

  • Hitachi Dynamic Load Balancing Controller automatically reduces controller bottlenecks; ideal for server virtualization environments
  • Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software provides "virtual storage capacity" to eliminate application service interruptions, reduce costs and simplify administration