Sans Digital has introduced a small business eight-bay storage system within a compact tower case. The MobileRAID MR8X6 comes standard with a 6 Gb SAS interface through an SFF-8088 external multilane connector. The directed attached storage (DAS) supports 6 Gb/s SAS or SATA hard drives. The MR8X6 has a data transfer rate of more than 800 MB per second, making the product suitable for video editing or server database applications, according to Sans Digital. The system provides storage expansion of up to seven more MS8X6s, each with a maximum of 24 TB, using the hardware RAID controller in the systems. The MobileRAID MR8X6, introduced Wednesday, has a starting price of $3,750.
In this special, sponsored radio episode we’ll look at some terms around converged infrastructures and talk about how they’ve been applied in the past. Then we’ll turn to the present to see what’s changing.