Nexsan NST Hybrid Series

Nexsan NST Hybrid Series

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Nexsan NST6000 Metro Cluster

The Nexsan NST6000 Metro Cluster is a High Availability Disaster Recovery cluster solution created for the mid size to enterprise market. The small form factor and scalable architecture provides the posibility for future expansion in order to meet the increasing demand for capacity and performance.

The NST6000MC offers support for iSCSI, CIFS, NFSv3, NFSv4, SMBv1 and FTP through multiple 10GbE or 1GbE frontend host connections. With Synchronous Replication the NST6000MC is an Active/Active cluster, each node is continually mirroring each other's Shares and LUNs providing High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Automatic Failover and Multipathing. Other features include, integration with VMware SRM (Site Recovery Manager) and snapshot capabilities.

The FASTier technology allows you to implement up to 24 SLC and/or eMLC SSD drives to provide caching for your business critical applications giving the underlying SAS and/or SATA disk a boost in performance, therefore resulting in a lower cost per I/O. 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS (PER NODE)

  NST6300MC NST6500MC NST6700MC
CPU Cores 8 x Intel Xeon 12 x Intel Xeon 16 x Intel Xeon
RAM 48 - 96GB 96 - 192GB 96 - 192GB
FASTier Capacity Up to 24 drives (4.4TB) Up to 24 drives (9.2TB) Up to 24 drives (9.2TB)
FASTier Drive Types & Capacity 100GB, 200GB SLC and/or 200GB, 400GB eMLC
Storage Connectivity 4 x Fibre Channel Ports 6 x Fibre Channel Ports 8 x Fibre Channel Ports
Host Connectivity 2 - 10 1GbE and 2 - 6 10GbE

MAXIMUM CAPACITY (PER NODE)

  NST6300MC NST6500MC NST6700MC
Max E-Series Arrays 2 3 4
Max E-Series Expansion Shelves 4 6 8
Max SATA Capacity 1,440TB 2,160TB 2,880TB
Max SAS Capacity 216TB 324TB 432TB
Max Rack Space 26U 38U 50U

NCE is ready to fully support the Nexsan NST6000MC with third party sales, professional services and maintenance.

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Nexsan NST6000

The Nexsan NST6000 is an enterprise-class fully unified hybrid array - offering scalable storage with caching using FASTier, all through a single-pane management interface. The NST6000 is built up of 4 units, 2 x controllers (2U each) and 2 x Vault Protection Modules (1U each), totaling 6U of rack space. With the Active/Active controllers linked with a high-speed connection, you can see up to an incredible 700,000 IOps performance.

The NST6000 includes up to 192GB of DRAM cache (per controller) and up to 24 SLC or eMLC SSD drives (up to 9.2TB) for FASTier, increasing the performance of the underlying SATA and/or SAS storage. There are many host connectivity options available including 8Gb Fiber Channel, 10GbE or 1GbE for use with iSCSI, NFS, CIFS, SMB and FTP.

The underlying storage can be made up of either the very popular E-Series arrays or the NST224X expansion chassis. The E-Series can offer up to 240TB of SATA or 72TB of SAS per system. The NST224X supports 24 2.5" SAS drives, with up to 259TB of SAS or 168TB of SSD per system.

  E-Series E-Series (with SAS switch) NST224X
Max Arrays 3 7 -
Max Expansion Units 6 14 9
Max Drives 540 (3.5") 1260 (3.5") 216 (2.5")
Max SSD Capacity - - 168.7TB
Max SAS Capacity 648TB 1,512TB 259.2TB
Max SATA Capacity 2,160TB 5,040TB -

NCE is able to fully support the Nexsan NST6000 with independent sales, Professional Services and maintenance.

For Nexsan NST6000 Support;

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Nexsan NST5000

The Nexsan NST5000 is a hybrid array for the mid market sporting a fully redundant architecture, with synchronous and asynchronous replication, snapshots and thin-provisioning. The NST5000 has dual controllers for redundancy and High Availability, and also includes Nexsan's FASTier technology for I/O caching.

Nexsan offers three types of each system controller; NSTXX10 is NAS only, NSTXX20 is iSCSI only and NSTXX30 is both. The NST5000 includes up to 96GB of DRAM cache (per controller) and up to 6.2TB of FASTier cache, boosting the performance of the underlying SATA and/or SAS storage. With 10GbE and 1GbE options the NST5000 can support iSCSI, NFS and CIFS Shares.

The underlying storage can be made up of either the very popular E-Series arrays or the NST224X expansion chassis. The E-Series can offer up to 240TB of SATA or 72TB of SAS per system. The NST224X supports 24 2.5" SAS drives, with up to 259TB of SAS or 168TB of SSD per system.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS (PER NODE)

  NST5100 NST5300 NST5500
CPU Cores 4 4 or 8 12
Memory 12GB 24 or 48GB 48 o 96GB
FASTier Capacity Up to 16 drives (9.3TB)
FASTier Drive Types & Capacity 40GB, 80GB, 160GB, 300GB, 600GB MLC, 200GB eMLC, 100GB SLC 160GB, 300GB, 600GB MLC, 200GB, 400GB eMLC, 200GB SLC
Storage Connectivity 1 x 24Gb SAS 0 - 4 x 6Gb SAS, 0 - 4 x 24Gb SAS 0 - 6 x 6Gb SAS, 0 - 6 x 24Gb SAS
Host Connectivity 2 - 6 x 1GbE and 0 - 2 x 10GbE
Expansion Chassis NST5100X NST244X or E-Series

MAXIMUM CAPACITY (PER NODE)

  NST5100 NST5300 NST5500
Max E-Series Arrays - 2 7
Max Expansion Shelves 1 4 14
Max SATA Capacity 93TB 1,440TB 5,040TB
Max SAS Capacity 18TB 86TB 130TB
Max Rack Space 6U 21U 66U

NCE is able to fully support the Nexsan NST5000 with independent sales, Professional Services and maintenance.

For Nexsan NST5000 Support;

Call: +1 619.212.3000 or Email: 4info@ncegroup.com - or use the quote form opposite.

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