As a complete archiver, ArcFiniti is a fully realized solution that brings to the general IT market an easy-to-deploy package featuring SGI's powerful suite of hardware and software tools, which power some of the world's largest archives.
With ArcFiniti you have a revolutionary alternative to both costly disk-based solutions and economical but slower, less reliable tape solutions. ArcFiniti gives you the best of both worlds — the reliability, easy management, and quick data access of disk — all at a fraction of the cost of transactional storage. Plus you get all the advantages of unprecedented reliability, scalability, efficiency and low power and cooling.
Proactive Data Protection
Disk Aerobics® software is a key feature of ArcFiniti to ensure long-term integrity of data and continuous monitoring of the Archive components.
Disk Aerobics primary purpose is to:
In order to deliver on its promise the following steps occur on each drive:
Disk Aerobics is the key-enabling factor that allows drives to be powered on for short or long periods of time while maintaining data integrity and drive availability. Application of this technology has enabled a massively dense array of storage capacity with increased reliability, availability and longevity of commodity drive technology.