Infortrend Launches EonStor DS 4000 RAID Systems

Infortrend Logo NewsUp to 11,000MB/s performance, innovative dual host board design and all-round 12Gb/s SAS implementation

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, March 10th 2015 – Infortrend® (TWSE: 2495) today announced the launch of the new EonStor DS 4000 series of mid-range storage systems with 11,000MB/s read and 4,200MB/s write capabilities – double the typical performance in their storage segment – with most storage systems currently only delivering 5,500MB/s-6,500 MB/s of read performance. The EonStor DS 4000 series also boasts an innovative dual host board design and 12Gb/s SAS support.


It is common to have numerous hosts in one application environments. The innovative dual host board design on EonStor DS 4000 systems accelerates performance and maximizes connection versatility for hosts, supporting extensive hybrid interconnects with Fibre Channel, SAS, and iSCSI all on the one system. Customers can choose and mix various host interfaces, making EonStor DS 4000 systems perfect for modern IT infrastructures.

Drive-side 12Gb/s SAS support is another major feature of this new series. With the latest 12Gb/s SAS technology and its faster speeds, EonStor DS 4000 systems are especially recommended for media editing, databases and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) applications. They are highly scalable and support up to 436 drives via Infortrend’s JB 3000 expansion enclosures (JBODs), which also feature 12Gb/s SAS drive-side support.

“Toshiba PX02SM Enterprise SSD series is optimized for mixed workload read/write environments such as general purpose servers and storage, mail servers, database servers, offering full utilization of 12Gb/s SAS and is available in capacities up to 1.6 TB. Together with the EonStor DS 4000 series, our drives enable high IOPS applications and services such as SSD caching and storage tiering,” said Mr. Kashiwabara, Senior Manager of Marketing Dept. , Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan Corporation.

“EonStor DS 4000 systems represent a whole new generation of storage with envelope-pushing 12Gb/s SAS performance and versatile dual host board design backed by Infortrend-assured quality and data services,” commented Thomas Kao, Senior Director of Product Planning at Infortrend.

The EonStor DS 4000 series is available in 3U 16-bay models (EonStor DS 4016) now.


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