Executive Summary

By Francis Chu  |  Posted 2001-10-08 Print this article Print

: Lunar Flare NAS"> Lunar Flare NAS

The Lunar Flare stands out in the workgroup and departmental NAS market because of its built-in clustering capabilities. The Lunar Flares performance scales well when more nodes are added to the cluster, but the system can quickly become expensive.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The Lunar Flare, with clustering software, is easy to roll out and has almost no impact on end users capabilities.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The Lunar Flare will provide a low TCO down the road because its very easy to scale, and its impressive clustering capabilities ensure fault tolerance.

Robust clustering capabilities; easy to set up and manage; scalable.

Supports only CIFS; lacks user storage quotas.

Tricord Systems Inc., Plymouth, Minn.; (800) 874-2673; www.tricord.com


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