DATA STORAGE: Fibre Channel RAID data storage for military and avionics applications introduced by Phoenix

Phoenix International Systems Inc. in Orange, Calif., is introducing the mission-oriented RPC24 high-performance Fibre Channel RAID data storage subsystem for military and avionics applications. Featuring a capacity of 24 drives, the RPC24 includes two removable magazines containing as many as 12 solid- state or hard disk drives, each housed in a rugged 2U enclosure that measures 3.5 inches high by 19.5 inches deep. It provides as many as eight host ports of 8-gigabit Fibre Channel to SAS or SATA devices over a 12-gigabit SAS internal bus.

The RPC24's rugged, cableless, backplane-based design operates in temperatures from -20 to 70 degrees Celsius at altitudes as high as 45,000 feet with solid-state drives. Incorporating aluminum and steel in its rugged construction, the RPC24 weighs 51 pounds with 24 solid- state drives, is less than 20 inches deep and is certified to MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-461E military specifications.

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