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New Tools for the CLARiiON

Arthur Cole

Does it even make sense to talk about "high-end" and "mid-range" storage anymore?

 

EMC, at least, seems intent on blurring those lines, adding a host of advanced features to the CLARiiON CX4 system designed to bolster its usefulness in high-data, virtualized environments.

 

The system has been kitted out with twice the memory capacity of previous models (upwards of 950 TB), plus a new 64-bit operating environment using Intel multicore processors. The unit also sports dual-protocol Fibre Channel/iSCSI capability, along with dynamic addition of I/O ports designed to ease integration into VMware environments. Support for VMware's Site Recovery Manager is also included, as is virtual thin provisioning capability.

 

Also on tap are new solid state disk drives (SSDs), which only recently were added to the high-end Symmetrix DMX series. For models with standard magnetic disks, the system features an adaptive cooling system, lower-power 1 TB SATA drives and an adaptive spin-down feature to cut energy consumption.


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