VMETRO offers RAID and SBOD digital data storage
VMETRO in Houston is offering three storage devices for use with the company’s Vortex data recorders.
VMETRO in Houston is offering three storage devices for use with the company’s Vortex data recorders. The rack-mount storage units provide 4-gigabit fibre-channel RAID and Switched Bunch of Disks (SBOD) options. These products are for applications in digital signal analysis and data-collection systems such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), electronic intelligence (ELINT), COMINT, SIGINT, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), moving target indicators (MTI), software-defined radio (SDR) as well as medical scanners and industrial inspection systems. The VS-SBOD 3U, 16-disk, with as much as 6.4 terabytes uses a switched topology backplane and redundant quad 4-gigabit fibre-channel initiators to the drives. The VS-FY5x 2U, 12-disk drive, with as much as 9 terabytes of RAID storage uses FC to SAS/SATA single- or dual-RAID controllers, and has an optional 2U expansion chassis that doubles the storage with as much as 18 terabytes. The VS-F48D 4U, 48-disk RAID storage system uses FC to SAS/SATA dual RAID controllers to provide with as much as 36 terabytes of storage capacity with low power consumption per terabyte. It supports various RAID levels and has an optional 4U expansion chassis that doubles the storage with as much as 72 terabytes. For more information, visit VMETRO online at www.vmetro.com.