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High Availability, Performance and Capacity

Rugged design for 99.999% availability with no “single point of failure” 

Up to 6400 MB/s per second sequential reads, 5300 MB/s sequential writes

Dot Hill  offers a smart, simple approach to storage management by combining high performance, high capacity storage with any easy to use RAID management GUI which provides a complete set of features and tools to ensure easy storage administration. As with all DotHill storage arrays 99.999% availability is due to stringent design standards, testing, and diagnostics.  In addition to SAS interface options, you can mix FC/iSCSI in a single system allowing use of FC for your data needs while simultaneously using iSCSI for remote replication. You can also choose multiple connection speeds, that provide the best value for today, while allowing easy and inexpensive upgrades in the future.

Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today’s most challenging storage problems – helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill’s storage solutions deliver outstanding storage performance, efficiency, flexibility and scale.

Dot Hill’s solutions combine storage software with the industry’s most flexible and extensive hardware platform to deliver best-in-class SAN storage solutions with Five 9’s of availability. Our SAN solutions are trusted by the world’s leading storage manufacturers and their channel partners.

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AssuredSAN® Ultra Series High Density SAN Storage

Dot Hill’s High-Density SAN storage arrays are designed for datacenter professionals and supercomputing centers that require the very highest storage performance within a small footprint. By delivering an ultra high-density SAN, IT managers maximize datacenter space, and deliver on performance, energy savings, ease-of-maintenance, ease-of-use, and reliability. The Ultra Series includes models that support small form factor, large form factor, and SSD drives.

Ultra 48

2U 48-bay 2.5-inch drive storage array

Performance

  • Up to 6400 MB/s per second sequential reads, 5300 MB/s sequential writes
  • Performance for HD, 2K, 4K, and 3D workflows
  • Simultaneously streams to multiple hosts without disruption

Host Connectivity

  • 4 ports per controller, 8 for dual controller models
  • 16Gb, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 12Gb, 6Gb SAS, and 10Gb, 1Gb iSCSI host connectivity

Green Technology

  • Drive-spin-down reduces power consumption during non-peak hours
  • Patented EcoStor™ battery-free cache backup eliminating battery replacement

Drive Support

  • Support for encryption drives
  • Support for mixed SAS and SSD drives for hybrid solutions
  • 2.5″ SAS 10K, 15K, Nearline, SSD

Easy Expansion

  • Ultra Series models can be easily expanded using JBODs or expansion arrays.

Ultra 56

4U 56-bay 3.5-inch drive storage array

Performance

  • Up to 6400 MB/s per second sequential reads, 5300 MB/s sequential writes
  • Performance for HD, 2K, 4K, and 3D workflows
  • Simultaneously streams to multiple hosts without disruption

Host Connectivity

  • 4 ports per controller, 8 for dual controller models
  • 16Gb, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 12Gb, 6Gb SAS, and 10Gb, 1Gb iSCSI host connectivity

Green Technology

  • Drive-spin-down reduces power consumption during non-peak hours
  • Patented EcoStor™ battery-free cache backup eliminating battery replacement

Drive Support

  • Support for encryption drives
  • Support for mixed SAS and SSD drives for hybrid solutions
  • 3.5″ SAS 10K, 15K, Nearline, SSD

Easy Expansion

  • Ultra Series models can be easily expanded using JBODs or expansion arrays.

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AssuredSAN® Pro 5000Tiered Storage Solution

Dot Hill’s AssuredSAN® Pro 5000 Series is a hybrid SSD and HDD SAN storage system that accelerates I/O. Using the Pro 5000 Series with integrated RealStor™ management software, IT managers can improve data responsiveness, remove guesswork and simplify SAN storage management. RealStor, Dot Hill’s storage tiering software takes responsiveness to a new level – that of continuously responding to user data storage demands by moving ‘hot’ data to a high-speed SSD tier.

Key Applications

Key applications where hybrid storage and SSDs improve performance are: database lookup, virtual desktop, storage for virtualized servers, self-service kiosks, student online registration, and campus-wide video surveillance monitoring and transcoding, and metadata storage.

Features 

  • RealTier™, Storage Tiering software moves important data without policies or nightly data migration
  • RealThin™, Thin provisioning solution allows easy expansion on your schedule
  • Configurations to fit your storage performance and capacity requirements
  • Optional AssuredRemote™, remote replication software combined with vSphere’s SRM provides a complete site failover solution
  • Automated pooling dramatically simplifies storage setup, allowing storage to be managed from a single pool.
  • Rapidly RAID rebuild capability
  • Simple, intuitive GUI for management and performance monitoring, preset RAID levels
  • Microsoft and VMware certified.

AssuredSAN®4000SAN Storage

DotHill’s AssuredSAN® 4000 SAN storage arrays offer up to 6400 MB/s sequential reads, and 5300 MB/s sequential writes. Designed with a powerful processor, these SAN storage systems are tuned for sequential workloads, making them ideal data storage solutions for high performance computing, data capture and analysis, media streaming, video post-production editing, and broadcasting.

2U 12-bay 3.5-inch drive storage array

Performance

  • Up to 6400 MB/s per second sequential reads, 5300 MB/s sequential writes
  • Performance for HD, 2K, 4K, and 3D workflows
  • Simultaneously streams to multiple hosts without disruption

Host Connectivity

4 ports per controller, 8 for dual controller models
16Gb, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 12Gb, 6Gb SAS, and 10Gb, 1Gb iSCSI host connectivity

Green Technology

  • Drive-spin-down reduces power consumption during non-peak hours
  • Patented EcoStor™ battery-free cache backup eliminating battery replacement

Drive Support

  • Support for encryption drives
  • Support for mixed SAS and SSD drives for hybrid solutions
  • 3.5″ SAS 10K, 15K, Nearline, SSD

Easy Expansion

AssuredSAN 4004 scale to 192 drives using UltraSAN expansion arrays.

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The AssuredSAN™ 3000 Series of data storage arrays offer value, capacity, and scalability. These data storage systems perform well for databases, email, sharepoint, as well as smaller video editing systems. The 3000 Series offers models for a range of interface options and can be easily expanded using inexpensive JBODs. 3000 Series data storage arrays are backward compatible with 4Gb Fibre Channel and 1Gb iSCSI networks. Optional DMS software for creating snapshots, copying volumes and remote replication is available.

2U 24-bay 2.5-inch drive / 2U 12-bay 3.5-inch drive storage array

Key Applications

Key applications include office applications, small workgroup video post-production, streaming, databases, Veeam Backup, and other IT functions. In addition, the 3000 Series is NEBS and MIL SPEC 810G compliant and offer a rugged chassis. Designed to deliver reliable, scalable performance for small to medium sized datacenter operations, they include energy saving drive-spin-down, EcoStor™ battery-free cache backup, data protection software to complement your backup and recovery plans. The 3000 models are easy to use and manage – featuring Wizards for installation, configuration and remote replication. The simple, intuitive RAIDar 2.0 interface streamlines management.

Software for Performance Optimization

and Data Protecting

  

Data Protection Software

  • Optional data protection software is available on the 3000 Series to fully protect your environment. Dot Hill offers optional AssuredCopy™, AssuredSnap™, and AssuredRemote™ DMS software to allow you to create point-in-time snapshots, volume copies and replicate to a remote or backup site.

Interoperability

  • Supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
  • Microsoft certified. Citrix, Data Core, Veeam and VMware certifications pending.

Reliable Hardware Architecture

  

Dot Hill’s dual redundant design eliminates ‘single points of failure’ which can disrupt business operations. AssuredSAN arrays have dual active-active controllers for higher performance and failover, ‘hot swappable’ drives, dual power supplies and fans, all of which contribute to proven 99.999% uptime.

Host Connections

  • 2 ports per controller, 4 for dual controller models
  • 16Gb, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 10Gb, 1Gb iSCSI, 12Gb SAS host connectivity

Green Technology

  • Drive-spin-down reduces power consumption during non-peak hours.
  • Patented EcoStor™ battery-free cache backup eliminating battery replacement.

Drive Support

  • Support for mixed SAS drives, and SSDs (3000 models only)

Rugged, Mobile Applications

  • AssuredSAN 3004 models are NEBS Level 3 and MIL STD 810G compliant to meet Telecommunications requirements and Military standards for shock and vibration.

Easy Expansion

  • AssuredSAN 3004 systems can scale to a total of 48 large form factor drives, or 96 small form factor drives. If you need even greater capacity, a 4004 system is recommended.

User Interface

  

3004 models of data storage solutions leverage the ‘user friendly’ RAIDar 2.0 web management interface with built-in Wizards, which supports multiple languages – Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese.