Editor’s note: LSI will be demonstrating VMware I/O acceleration using Nytro MegaRAID cards in Booth # 207 at the VMworld conference, August 26-30, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
The increased availability of the LSI Nytro MegaRAID product family coincides with a growing data deluge that is challenging data centre managers to reassess ways to balance application performance, storage and data protection requirements in the most cost-effective way possible.
Nytro MegaRAID cards offer strong user benefits:
• Reduce latencies by up to 47x for faster application response time
• Lower administrative overhead and significant TCO savings
• Broad compatibility with existing infrastructure through use of LSI SAS and MegaRAID drivers featuring extensive operating system and management support
“Our worldwide Channel partners are seeing pent-up demand for affordable application acceleration solutions given the daunting amount of data stressing the capacity and data protection capabilities of storage infrastructures,”
Nytro MegaRAID cards use intelligent caching algorithms to identify application “hot spots” of frequently accessed data and automatically move the data between integrated flash storage and hard drives to blend high-performance and high-capacity storage, resulting in improved cost per gigabyte and cost per transaction.
Nytro MegaRAID cards are built upon the industry’s de facto standard RAID controller technology drivers and management support, enabling broad compatibility with existing storage infrastructures and delivering simple transparent application acceleration.
"Nytro MegaRAID cards provide the performance of flash with proven RAID data protection and intelligent caching software," said Ken Hostetler, director of product management with Silicon Mechanics. "This is an ideal solution for customer applications that require performance, capacity and reduced operational costs. The extensive compatibility and driver support out-of-the-box make it a solution I can offer to all my customers.”
Pricing1 and Availability:
• LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8100-4i
(4 internal ports; 100GB eMLC flash capacity)
• LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8110-4i
(4 internal ports; 200GB eMLC flash capacity)
• LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8120-4i
(4 internal ports; 800GB eMLC flash capacity)
Nytro MegaRAID cards feature a low-profile MD2 form factor, PCIe 3.0 compliance and support 6Gb/s SAS or SATA devices. The products are immediately available through the LSI worldwide network of distributors, integrators and VARs.
The Nytro MegaRAID product family extends the comprehensive LSI portfolio of enterprise RAID and application acceleration storage solutions available in the channel, including MegaRAID and 3ware® RAID controllers, host bus adapters, the Nytro WarpDrive™ and Nytro XD product family, and advanced software and data protection options.
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(1) Estimated MSRP. Actual prices may vary.
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