The SGI InfiniteStorage 4500 addresses the highest performance, scalability and availability requirements for high performance computing applications and Enterprise business applications. Excelling in both transaction-oriented and bandwidth-intensive environments, the InfiniteStorage 4500 is the choice for the most intense workloads in environments where robust functionality with bullet-proof availability must be maintained.
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State of the art performance
The InfiniteStorage 4500 delivers uncompromising performance with each Fibre Channel host providing up to 400MB/second and up to four host ports per adapter. Alternatively the native InfiniBand host connectivity makes the InfiniteStorage 4500 perfect for high-performance cluster computing.
The versatility to meet business requirements
The InfiniteStorage 4500 can be tuned to your particular storage needs. Whether your application demands guaranteed bandwidth or exceptional IOPS the InfiniteStorage 4500 can be deployed in a configuration that meets your requirements. Organizational storage requirements are constantly evolving - due to shifting business conditions or increased storage demands - and the InfiniteStorage 4500 scales easily and economically up to 112 TB to accomodate these changes.
The SGI InfiniteStorage 4500 ensures that your critical data remains accessible through the highest reliability components and high availability features such as fully redundant I/O paths, automated failover, hot-swappable components and online administration.
Features & Benefits
|TPSSM Management Software
||Robust, yet intuitive, storage management software ensures complete control over a rapidly growing storage environment.
|Multiple High-Performance Access Points
||For interactive applications like email and databases, fully redundant I/O paths and automated failover ensure immediate response times for business critical applications.
|Fibre Channel and SATA Inter-mix
||Consolidate your business data on a single system while reducing cost, meeting multiple service levels, and eliminating the complexity of managing dispersed data. Support multiple tiers of storage in a single system.
|Native InfiniBand Connectivity
||For customers running high performance clusters, the optional native InfiniBand support on the InfiniteStorage 4500 enables direct attachment to InfiniBand switches, simplifying network infrastructure.