Data Storage: XioTech's Emprise 7000 Storage Package Offers Easy-to-Manage SAN

 
 
By Matthew Sarrel  |  Posted 2009-02-12
 
 
 

XioTechs Emprise 7000 Storage Package Offers Easy-to-Manage SAN

by Matthew D. Sarrel

XioTechs Emprise 7000 Storage Package Offers Easy-to-Manage SAN

Test Rack

XioTech's portable shockproof test rack consisted of an Emprise 7000 system and Emprise 5000 system, two Dell 1950 servers, two Cisco Systems 9124 Fibre Channel switches, power management and an Ethernet switch mounted in a single 22U portable shock rack that weighs roughly 800 pounds.

Test Rack

Connections

The back of the rack showing Fibre Channel and Ethernet connections.

Connections

Tight Space

An Emprise 7000 ISE with a Lucite exterior shows how tightly packed it gets in there with the ...

Tight Space

Physical Drives

... two data packs each holding 10 physical drives ...

Physical Drives

Backup Batteries

... two backup batteries to preserve data held in cache and ...

Backup Batteries

Cache

... the cache.

Cache

Power Supplies

One of two power supplies in the Emprise 7000 ISE.

Power Supplies

Management

With ICON manager it only takes two clicks to retrieve data from a snapshot by converting it to a virtual disk.

Management

Managed Components

ICON Manager opens with a high-level overview of managed components.

Managed Components

View Mode

ICON Manager's physical view mode shows physical system status for rapid assessment.

View Mode

Virtual View

Virtual View leverages Web services-based interoperability to streamline management of virtual machine storage.

Virtual View

Resizing

It's so easy to resize a VM volume that you may start doing it just for fun.

Resizing

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