QSAN launches SAN and DAS products in Middle East
Vendor teams up Experts Computer Group to introduce latest product offerings
Taiwan-based QSAN Technology, Inc has announced the product launch of its brand new XCubeSAN XS5200 and XCubeDAS XD5300 series in the Middle East.
According to the vendor, XCubeSAN is QSAN's next generation SAN storage platform, featuring the latest IntelXeon D-1500 processors and the QLogic 2600 series Gen 5 (16GB) Fibre Channel quad-port controller. XCubeDAS on is QSAN's next generation DAS expansion enclosure product line, which fully adopts native 12G SAS 3.0 technology and can serve as expansion enclosure of XCubeSAN while providing storage capacity to the servers.
Both products are available to the regional channel through distribution partner Experts Computer Group.
"Both XCubeSAN and XCubeDAS are QSAN's commitment and answers to its customers to offer fully-featured enterprise-level SAN and DAS storage systems to SMB businesses. XCubeSAN series is designed and optimized for I/O, scalability and reliability to accelerate enterprise mission-critical applications and enhance IT efficiency and agility," said Gordon Hsu, director of product management at QSAN Technology.
QSAN worked with Intel and QLogic to build the next generation storage platform to the highest quality. "Data centre customers are seeking new levels of density, integration and intelligence in their storage systems," said Andrea Nelson, marketing director of Storage of Intel's Data Centre Group. "The Intel Xeon processor D-1500 product family allows storage providers like QSAN to provide their customers with these important features and deliver greater efficiency and return on their investment."
"QLogic Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology addresses the growing bandwidth requirements of today's highly virtualised data centres," said Vikram Karvat, vice president of products, marketing and planning, QLogic. "QLogic's innovative multi-port isolation architecture provides maximum IOPS and low latency to support business-critical applications, scaling performance and delivering the ultimate in reliability."
Shailendra Rughwani, managing director, Experts Computer Group, said the company is delighted to be offering channel partners in the Middle East with QSAN Technology's latest DAS and SAN offerings.
Rughwani said both XCubeSAN and XCubeDAS products come with a complete range of form factors, including 4U 24bay, 3U 16bay, 2U 12bay, and 2.5-inch high density 2U 26bay.