SANBlaze Enhances ATCA Storage Blade
Additional Hard Drive Support and Updated Software Functionality Make a Compelling Argument for ATCA In-Chassis Storage Solutions
MAYNARD, MA–(Marketwire – May 18, 2010) – SANBlaze Technology, Inc., a leading provider of storage and networking solutions for the embedded computing market, today announced a number of upgrades and enhancements for its industry leading ATCA1000 storage blade.
SANBlaze has qualified 600GB SAS drives from multiple suppliers (Toshiba and Seagate), providing ATCA systems designers 3.6 TB of enterprise storage in a single ATCA slot.
Storage software enhancements have been made to the ATCA1000 through its ninth release of updated functionality and enhancements. Key features of the latest release include:
-Enhanced GUI — including setup wizards
-Support for Active Directory
-Support for IPV6
-Ethernet port bonding
-ISCSI discovery filter, speeds up VMWARE boot
“As more customers deploy in-chassis ATCA storage using the ATCA1000, they’re bringing ideas and focus for specific new enterprise class product features,” said Steve Looby, Director of Product Management at SANBlaze. “Along with several deployment-specific features, ease-of-use and configurability rated pretty high. With our in-house software development team, we’re taking all of this customer input to deliver continuous feature and usability enhancements.”
Utilizing 600G SAS drives, 3.6 TB ATCA storage bundles are available now. Software release RC92 is immediately available for customers via secure download.
SANBlaze is a leading provider of storage and networking solutions for embedded systems, delivering high-performance enterprise storage technologies and functionality to the embedded computing market. Our ATCA, AMC, PMC and cPCI board level storage solutions provide maximum design flexibility, ease of integration and cost effectiveness. For more information, please visit: www.sanblaze.com.