Panasas® ActiveStor™ is the world's fastest parallel storage system, bringing plug-and-play simplicity to large scale storage deployments. Based on a unique storage blade architecture and the Panasas® PanFS™ storage operating system, ActiveStor delivers unmatched parallel file system performance in addition to the scalability, manageability, reliability, and value required by demanding technical computing organizations in the finance, bioscience, manufacturing, media, energy, government, and other research sectors.
Introducing ActiveStor 14
The world's fastest parallel storage system just got faster with Panasas ActiveStor 14. By accelerating small file performance with leading-edge Solid State Drive (SSD) technology, ActiveStor 14 delivers extreme performance, accelerating time-to-results for the technical computing and big data workloads commonly found in HPC and technical computing environments.
Which ActiveStor Appliance is Right for You?
ActiveStor 14 appliances provide exceptional performance at an affordable price, storing large files on high capacity SATA drives while leveraging SSD technology to accelerate small file and metadata performance for lightning-fast response times. ActiveStor 14 combines high density with exceptional throughput (GB/s) while the turbocharged ActiveStor 14T leverages larger cache and SSD capacity to maximize small file IOPS performance. ActiveStor 12 delivers high single file system throughput in a SATA-only system. ActiveStor 11 offers a high performance, value-priced alternative for customers with tight budget constraints or those with smaller capacity requirements.
|ActiveStor 14T||ActiveStor 14||ActiveStor 12||ActiveStor 11|
|Performance||Highest IOPS and Highest throughput||High IOPS and Highest throughput||Very high throughput||High throughput|
|Capacity||40TB - 4PB||80TB - 8PB||40TB - 6PB||40TB - 6PB|
|Suitability||Finance, Enterprise IT, Media||BioIT, Energy, Manufacturing, Media, Government, Academic Research||Expansion of existing ActiveStor systems||Academic Research, smaller configurations, expansion of existing ActiveStor systems|
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.