BlueArc Si8300 SiliconServer

BlueArc LogoMidrange NAS Device for Departmental Environments

The BlueArc Si8300 NAS platform delivers enterprise-level features and capabilities at a midrange workgroup price. Providing client access to multiple Windows and Unix end-users, you can scale performance to meet your needs, by utilizing its modular structure. This modular structure allows you to identify data bottlenecks, and upgrade as needed. You can upgrade CPU, memory, or bus speed separately from each other, reducing TCO, and preventing you from buying capacity you don't need. Designed to deliver continuous availability, simple data management, while maximizing the value of your storage investment, the BlueArc Si8300 SiliconServer provides a wire-speed NAS solution for workgroup and departmental environments.

BlueArc Si8300Features include:

  • 7 TB capacity
  • 6 TB maximum volume size
  • 2 GB file system cache
  • 2 GB metadata cache
  • 2 GB RAID controller
  • FC or ATA drives
  • supports CIFS, NFS, HTTP 1.0 & 1.1, FTP, and NDMP 2 & 3

The BlueArc Si8300 SiliconServer also includes supports for storage applications including snapshots, quotas, and anti-virus support, as well as Virtual Volumes, which allow for logically organized group directories with a volume, to which you can apply properties and services. The BlueArc 8300 NAS filer can be managed, monitored, and configured through its Web-based GUI.

The BlueArc Multi-Tiered Storage (MTS) enables you to manage and separate frequently accessed online storage from nearline and infrequently access archival data from a single NAS platform. You can mix and manage various storage media from a single BlueArc SiliconServer, allowing you to customize your storage solutions to meet your business needs.


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