NEC iStorage - D Series

 NEC iStorage - D Series
The required type of storage environment varies depending on the business style and information environment of the company. SAN, a dedicated network between servers and storage, enables high speed processing of databases with minimal influence on the LAN traffic of enterprise business systems.
 NEC iStorage D series Lineup (D1, D3, D8)
 NEC iStorage D1-10 Disk Array System
The D1-10, an entry model disk array system of the D Series, supports up to 72 disk drives (SAS/SATA) with a capacity of up to 56.6TB.
 NEC iStorage D3-10 Disk Array System
The D3-10, an Low-End model disk array system of the D Series, supports up to 144 disk drives (SAS/SATA) with a capacity of up to 113TB.
Upgrade to D8 model is available (Offline upgrade).
 NEC iStorage D8-30 Disk Array System
D8-30 disk array system supports up to 1,536 disk drives (SAS/SATA) with a capacity of up to 1208.9TB.
Upgrade from 1 node to 4 nodes is available (Online upgrade).
 D8-30 Model Specifications
 NEC iStorage D8-30 Model Specifications
 Feature  D8
Controller Nodes 1 - 4
Host Interface 4 Gbps Fibre Channel
Host Ports 8 - 64
Capacity (max) 1.5 PB
HDDs 3 to 1,536
HDD support SAS, SATA , and SAS + SATA intermix
Cache 4 - 128 GB
Cache Backup Nonvolatile flash memory
Supported OS Windows Server® 2003 (x86, x64), Windows Server 2008 (x86, x64), HP-UX, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux, Solaris, Xen, VMware
 NEC iStorage D8 Software
 Software Objective  Software Function  NEC Storage Software
Simple Operation Storage & access control StorageManager (iSM)
Over-provisioning of capacity ThinProvisioning
Lock array configuration, prevent unintentional re-formatting of data ReallocationControl
Data Protection Replication within same array DynamicDataReplication (DDR)
Replication between arrays (FC) RemoteDataReplication (RDR)
Multi-LUN replication consistency RemoteDataReplication/DisasterRecovery (RDR/DR)
On-demand snapshots DynamicSnapVolume (DSV)
Transaction-consistent protection for MS SQL Server ReplicationControl SQL Option
Performance Management Performance monitoring & alerts PerformanceMonitor
Analysis of data over time PerformanceNavigator
Automates performance tuning PerformanceOptimizer
Energy Conservation Spin HDDs down when not needed PowerConserver
Storage Consolidation Improve QoS and management control VirtualStoragePartitioning
Compliance Prevent unauthorized modification of data VolumeProtector
High Availability Multi-pathing for failover and load balancing PathManager
 D3-30, D1-30 Model Specifications
 NEC iStorage D1, D3 Specifications
 Feature  D3  D1
Controllers 2 1 or 2
Host Interface 4 Gbps Fibre Channel 4 Gbps Fibre Channel
Host Ports 4 (12 max) 2 or 4 ports (2 ports per controller)
Capacity (max) 144 TB 72 TB
2U Enclosures 1 to 12 1 to 6
Capacity per module 12 HDDs
HDD support SAS, SATA , and SAS + SATA intermix
Cache 4 GB 2 GB (1 GB per controller)
Cache Battery 24 hours standard; 72 hours with optional 1U battery backup unit 24 hours standard; 120 hours with optional 1U battery backup unit
Supported OS Windows Server® 2003 (x86, x64), Windows Server 2008 (x86, x64), HP-UX, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux, Solaris, Xen, VMware Windows Server® 2003 (x86, x64), Windows Server 2008 (x86, x64), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux, Xen, VMware
 NEC iStorage D1, D3 Software
 Software Objective  Software Function  NEC Storage Software
Simple Operation Storage & access control StorageManager
Data Protection Replication within same array DynamicDataReplication
Replication between arrays (D3) RemoteDataReplication
On-demand snapshots DynamicSnapVolume
Performance Management Performance monitoring & alerts PerformanceMonitor
Analysis of data over time PerformanceNavigator
Automates performance tuning (D3) PerformanceOptimizer
Energy Conservation More than MAID PowerConserver
Compliance More than WORM VolumeProtector
High Availability Multi-pathing and failover PathManager