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Scale Your Storage
As data growth continues to outpace the growth of IT budgets, you need a brand new storage approach. The Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor appliance allows you to accelerate and simplify unified file and block storage deployments. At the same time, this pre-validated turnkey solution provides easy scalability and simplified management at a fraction of the cost of legacy systems—without trade-offs in availability, reliability or functionality. Lenovo’s global leadership and innovation in servers includes industry-leading reliability and world-class performance for business-critical applications and cloud deployments. You can directly obtain a single point of contact for 24/7 technical assistance from Lenovo’s support organization, which is rated #1 for overall x86 server customer satisfaction.
The Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor solution is part of the Lenovo StorSelect Software Defined Storage (SDS) program, which provides quality, engineering expertise, and Lenovo’s worldwide global services. You can quickly and confidently deploy new storage technologies, using pre-loaded appliances with software from best-of-breed Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) on proven Lenovo systems. The StorSelect solutions enable easy expansion for scalable deployments, as well as integration with existing storage infrastructure, so that you can grow your SDS deployment on your own terms.
The Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor appliance is part of the award-winning Lenovo portfolio of systems. This versatile powerhouse incorporates industry-leading reliability, security, energy efficiency and world-class performance for business-critical applications and cloud deployments. Lenovo servers ranked #1 in reliability of all x86 servers for the third year in a row, and #1 in overall customer satisfaction for 2014 and 2015.
Lenovo XClarity provides resource management, including automated discovery, inventory tracking, real-time monitoring, configuration, fault detection, and alert handling. For easy network expansion and flexibility, the onboard Ethernet solution provides two standard embedded Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports and two 10GbE ports without occupying PCIe slots. The appliance also incorporates smart-energy features for data center savings, including 80 PLUS® Titanium power supplies for up to 96 percent efficiency and TruDDR4 Memory that uses 45 percent less energy than DDR3 memory.
Lenovo systems accelerate performance across virtualized, transactional databases, high performance computing, and high frequency trading applications. Combined with the powerful Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family, the Lenovo system offers outstanding workload density, designed to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) per virtual machine.
Use the flexible, high-capacity Lenovo JBODs to easily scale your storage capacity as needed. You can start with one enclosure and rapidly add up to seven more, directly connected, for up to 192 hot-swap SAS drives.
NexentaStor unified block (Fibre Channel & iSCSI) and file (NFS & SMB) storage software delivers dramatically lower storage costs for cloud and enterprise workloads. It offers massive scalability, includes data management functionality, and supports inline data reduction for additional storage cost savings. NexentaStor incorporates security, manageability, availability, reliability, lower TCO, and scalability with the ability to run on all-flash, hybrid and spinning disk configurations to meet your workload needs.
Additionally, NexentaStor supports periodic asynchronous long distance replication for high availability. In hybrid configurations, NexentaStor leverages hybrid storage pools and value-added enhancements for enterprise-grade data integrity, scale, and flash-ready performance. The software uses write-intensive SSDs to reduce write latency, and read-intensive SSDs as a cache to reduce read latency and improve performance. The hybrid Flash system is designed to achieve the right balance of cost and performance for any given workload.
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