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ActiveStor Overview

Panasas® ActiveStor® is the world's only hybrid scale-out NAS solution designed to accelerate enterprise and research technical computing applications. ActiveStor is easy to manage regardless of scale. Based on an advanced bladed architecture and tightly integrated Panasas PanFS® storage operating system, ActiveStor accelerates applications while delivering the enterprise reliability demanded by technical computing organizations in the energy, finance, government, life sciences, manufacturing, media, and other research sectors.

INTRODUCING ACTIVESTOR 16 with PanFS 6.0

Panasas® ActiveStor® 16 with PanFS® 6.0 is a no-compromise hybrid scale-out NAS solution designed to deliver performance, reliability and manageability at scale. With flash technology speeding small file and metadata performance, ActiveStor 16 provides significantly improved file system responsiveness while accelerating time-to-results. Based on a fifth-generation storage blade architecture and the Panasas PanFS storage operating system.

WHICH ACTIVESTOR APPLIANCE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

The ActiveStor Hybrid scale-out NAS architecture combines high density and exceptional throughput (GB/s) with accelerated IOPs performance. ActiveStor keeps large files on high capacity SATA drives while leveraging SSD technology to accelerate small file and metadata performance for speed and file system responsiveness. The ActiveStor 16 is performance-tuned for large file, small file, and mixed file workloads. ActiveStor 14 appliances provide exceptional throughput performance at an affordable price. ActiveStor 11 &12 offer a high performance, value-priced alternative for customers with tight budget constraints or those with smaller capacity requirements.

All ActiveStor models offer excellent investment protection, increased storage utilization rates and simplified management at an affordable price. As a result, ActiveStor delivers an attractive total cost of ownership while fully addressing the big data requirements of even the most I/O intensive computing applications.