Cost Effective and Easy to Manage Storage for Persistent Data Files
With SGI COPAN 300M Native MAID, your company can leverage the full value of your persistent data. The 300M system presents a standard disk interface for persistent data-aware applications. Based on SGI COPAN Enterprise MAID (Massive Array of Idle Disks) platform, the 300M offers the reliability and responsiveness of disk at the scale and affordability of tape, all with the ease of managing up to 896TB of data in a compact storage footprint.
COPAN Native MAID – 300M takes full advantage of Enterprise MAID, in which only those disks that contain requested data by a specific application are powered on, and then are powered off when they are not needed. This makes SGI COPAN storage extremely energy efficient, significantly reducing the power consumption of the storage system by up to 85%. Coupled with economical packaging, the 896TB rack fits into just 10 ft2 of floor space.
Ease of Integration with Disk-based Persistent Data-Aware Applications
To help effectively manage growing volumes of persistent data, the 300M offers all the advantages of Enterprise MAID technology, as well as seamless integration with disk-based, third-party solutions. It further unlocks the power of MAID technology by providing the flexibility to enable such activities as database tiering, asynchronous replication, file system migration, and disk-to-disk backups.