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ActiveStor Performance Scale-Out NAS

Panasas® ActiveStor® is the world's only hybrid scale-out NAS solution designed to accelerate industry and research applications. ActiveStor is easy to manage regardless of scale. Based on an advanced bladed architecture, tightly integrated Panasas PanFS® storage operating system, and the DirectFlow® parallel data access protocol, ActiveStor accelerates applications while delivering the reliability demanded by industry and research organizations in the energy, government, life sciences, manufacturing, media & entertainment as well as university environments.

Panasas ActiveStor Storage Shelves

The ActiveStor hybrid scale-out NAS architecture combines high density and exceptional throughput (GB/s) with accelerated IOPs performance. Large files are kept on high capacity SATA drives while SSD technology is leveraged to accelerate small file and metadata performance for speed and file system responsiveness. All ActiveStor platforms are performance-tuned for large file, small file, and mixed file workloads at an affordable price. 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 requirements of even the most I/O intensive computing applications.


Find out more about Panasas ActiveStor Solutions

81% of organizations are likely to recommend Panasas ActiveStor.*

*Based on respondents who rated their likelihood to recommend as 7 or higher on a scale of 0 to 10.


Source: Survey of 116 users

Panasas ActiveStor increases workflow productivity

How much has Panasas storage improved your workflow productivity?

Over 100%: 13%
51-100%: 35%
26-50%: 23%
11-25%: 15%
Up to 10%: 13%

Source: Survey of 52 users of Panasas ActiveStor