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Nfina 8224R-SAN

Equipped with 48 NVMe/SSD drives, the 8224R-SAN is an ideal candidate for an all-flash storage array, alleviating the I/O bottleneck between high performance and capacity.

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Nfina 7212R-SAN

The 7212R-SAN is the perfect flexible and scalable high-availability solution for redundant hybrid cloud, on-premise storage, backup, disaster recovery, and virtual environments.

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Nfina 2216R-SAN

Nfina’s 2216R-SAN is ideal for budget applications that require the optimized performance of the 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and agility of a flash array.

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Nfina 2208R-SAN

Nfina’s 16-bay 2208R-SAN is an affordable and flexible storage solution perfect for remote, branch, midmarket, or small businesses migrating to a data center or hybrid cloud environment.

SAN storage is a network of storage devices that can be accessed by multiple servers or computers, providing a shared pool of storage space. Each computer on the network can access storage on the SAN through virtual machines lowering IT costs.

Business technology demands increase each day. Decision makers need to know today’s best options for their Storage Area Network and deciding on the best option requires research. Here, we will look at not only “What is SAN?” but take a deep dive into secure data storage, including both software and hardware considerations.

According to the TechTarget article What is a SAN?  “The availability and accessibility of storage are critical concerns for enterprise computing. Traditional direct-attached disk deployments within individual servers can be a simple and inexpensive option for many enterprise applications, but the disks — and the vital data those disks contain — are tied to the physical server across a dedicated interface, such as SAS. Modern enterprise computing often demands a much higher level of organization, flexibility, and control. These needs drove the evolution of the storage area network (SAN).”

That is where Nfina SANs come in. Our High-Availability SAN storage solutions are the foundation of business continuity plans, ensuring mission-critical data is always available. Our systems are fully redundant and fault tolerant to 99.999% uptime and include 4-way mirroring for increased data reliability and disaster recovery.

Flexibility, expandability, and control are the cornerstone of our SAN products. Whether you are a small business migrating to a data center or a large enterprise needing all-flash arrays in multiple locations, Nfina SANs will grow with your business. Regardless of which model one unique component that sets us apart from our competition is Nfina’s management operating system.

Nfina offers a variety of SANs from our 8224R-SAN with forty-eight all flash drives to the sixteen SSD or HDD 2208R-SAN.

Nfina-Store data management operating system, recommended for our SAN solutions, is easy to use, allowing users to create and centrally manage SAN arrays and clusters and create unlimited snapshots and clones at a preferred pace. Most importantly, in the event of a natural disaster or ransomware attack, our SAN backup protection provides a rollback function, restoring data to a safe point before the incident.

Nfina SAN devices using Nfina-Store storage management software provide fast data access by only writing data that has changed rather than continually updating the entire SAN storage. Our SANs use unique tiered storage and caching system that prioritizes the most used data, making it quickly accessible. Only writing data changes allows users to back up their on-premise SANs to off-premise SANs in hours, not days. As an added security measure in our Nfina-Store software, our server SANs are copy-on write, meaning you can only write data to the SAN backup. Therefore, the data will avoid interception by would-be thieves.

For SAN DAS storage expansion, Nfina’s SAN Storage Area Network can connect to multiple DAS devices. Nfina JBODs come in twelve or twenty-four bay systems. Up to 14 JBOD devices can connect to a SAN solution expanding your system to 336 additional drives.

Can a SAN and NAS be used together to create a robust network? A typical SAN NAS example would be Nfina’s Hybrid Cloud Solutions. In this scenario, the NAS would be your on-premise server, and your SAN/s would be off-premise storage in the cloud. As mentioned above, only changed data is backed up to your SAN, and snapshots occur at your desired time frame. Our Hybrid Cloud Solutions come with Nfina-View software that provides monitoring of all edge and cloud data storage pools in your network via a unified management control pane. If an outage or failure occurs, Nfina-View rolls back your systems to before the event occurrence. Nfina’s Hybrid Cloud is a Hardware-as-a-Solution (HaaS) and Software-as-a-Solution (SaaS) that provides rapid disaster recovery, geo-redundancy, and business continuity.

The benefits of Storage Area Network from Nfina include:

    • Acceleration of random writes with Write Log (ZIL)
    • Compression and de-duplication for improved data acceleration and optimization
    • Active-Active and Active-Passive HA clustering for data availability
    • On-site and Off-site data protection
    • Unlimited snapshots, clones and snapshot rollback for system backup and restoration
    • Options to lease equipment by creating a hybrid cloud solution with HaaS, SaaS, and managed services
    • Five-year product warranty
    • 24/7 US based tech support

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