VMETRO announced the availability of three storage devices for use with its Vortex data recording solutions. The rack mount storage units extend VMETRO’s storage product line by providing 4Gb fibre channel RAID and Switched Bunch of Disks (SBOD) options. These products are suited for applications in digital signal analysis and data collection systems such as Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), COMINT, SIGINT, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Moving Target Indicators (MTI), Software Defined Radio (SDR) as well as medical scanners and industrial inspection systems.
The storage devices include:
- The VS-SBOD 3U, 16-disk (up to 6.4TB) storage system offers a very flexible solution with high performance through the use of a switched topology backplane and redundant quad 4Gb fibre channel initiators to the drives.
- The VS-FY5x 2U, 12-disk (up to 9TB) RAID storage system utilizes FC to SAS/SATA single or dual RAID Controllers to provide high performance and scalability at affordable pricing. The VS-FY5x supports various RAID levels and has an optional 2U expansion chassis that doubles the storage up to 18TB.
- The VS-F48D 4U, 48-disk RAID storage system utilizes FC to SAS/SATA dual RAID Controllers to provide up to 36TB of storage capacity with low power consumption per TB. It supports various RAID levels and has an optional 4U expansion chassis that doubles the storage up to 72TB.
VMETRO (OSE:VME) provide integrators of high-end embedded computer systems with products and services from development through deployment, with the highest levels of performance, innovation and reliability. Main product areas include 1) Embedded Computing – high-performance I/O and Digital Signal Processing boards and systems based on FPGAs and PowerPCs, 2) Data Recording and Rugged Storage – high-performance long endurance Recording / Playback systems and Rugged Storage solutions, and 3) Bus and Protocol Analyzers – advanced tools used to debug, optimize, validate and test computer based systems. All products are based on open standards like VME/VXS and PCI/cPCI/PMC/XMC, with strong focus on high-speed serial interconnects such as Fibre Channel, Serial FPDP, Aurora and PCI Express.