Milpitas, CA- October 08, 2004 - Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider
of high-performance enterprise computing systems will be demonstrating its new
Storage Systems working with the Appro HyperBlade Cluster solution at SEG in
Denver, CO, booth number 2411.
The Appro Storage systems are fully compatible with the Appro HyperBlade Cluster
Series providing storage solution for fast, simple data consolidation to mission-critical,
high-performance data center applications. Customers can configure the device
as a DAS, NAS or SAN solution that can scale according to their needs. Appro
offers SCSI, single and dual redundant Fibre Channel, redundant power supplies,
hot-swappable fans and RAID controllers for its 2U and 3U high-density profile
storage systems. These Storage systems provide a variety of configuration options
such as StorDome Storage Management tool for set-up and monitoring, multiple
logical drive configuration, each with a different RAID level, firmware options
for data availability and a choice of Linux, Windows or NetWare server platforms.
Appro Storage 2U-AR2012:
It is designed for storage hungry applications and high-density environments.
Its features include support for two U160 SCSI host interfaces, 3TB of storage
and 12 SATA hot-swap hard disk bays.
Appro Storage 3U-AR3016 Series:
It is designed specifically for IT administrators who need an economical storage
system. It provides high-performance, exceptional reliability and scalability
and ease of use. It features include support for two 2Gbs Fibre Channel HBA
cards with up to 4.0 TB of storage and 16 SATA hot-swap hard disk bays. It also
supports JBOD host interface with expansion up to 7 additional JBOD's (28TB).
Appro Storage 3U-FR3016 Series:
It is designed for applications in storage area networks. This series comes
with full redundancy of its active components. It provides storage solutions
for high-performance, mission-critical data center applications. It features
include support for four Fibre Channels with 2Gbps and JBOD host interfaces,
with up to 2.3 TB of storage and 16 Fibre Channel hard disk bays. It offers
expansion up to 7 additional JBOD's (16.3TB).
"Now Appro provides storage solutions totally compatible with Appro Server
Cluster solutions with centralized management and support for multiple platforms
and protocols. Appro storage family of products offers cost-effective solutions
for everything from backup to archiving to disaster recovery, and can help customers
reduce costs and increase productivity throughout their enterprise"; said
Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro.
Appro's headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing
center in Asia and a sales and service office in Houston, Texas. APPRO enables
a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable,
and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations
for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market.