Winchester Systems Inc., has announced that its FlashDisk VX Series RAID disk arrays now offer 3 TB disk drives. The FlashDisk VX-3400 RAID disk array stores 336 TB in a single RAID set; and it fits 772 TB into a single 84U data center rack.
"FlashDisk has always provided the ‘best overall value’ by delivering the price, performance and reliability combination that meets IT Manager’s real needs," according to Mr. Joel Leider, the company’s chief executive officer. "Now with 336 TB in a single unit, the cost per terabyte is exceptionally attractive and will make more new projects economically feasible – especially disaster recovery sites with CA ARCserve Replication included," he added.
The company also said the disk arrays are easily configured to meet the demands of SMB data centers and departmental requirements. With 3 TB disks, the FlashDisk VX-3400 Series disk arrays are ideal for big data applications including cloud storage, disaster recovery sites, local disk-to-disk backup, security and surveillance video, PACS medical imaging and archiving, image libraries, media distribution, broadcast, tape and robotics replacement as well as military reconnaissance imaging.
Prices for FlashDisk VX-3400 RAID disk arrays with 3 TB disks including all data services and CA ARCserve Replication start at under $18,000. Products are available now and delivery is 2-3 weeks.