Avere Systems Launches FXT 4800 Edge Filer for Enterprise Storage
New Edge Filer Delivers 60% More Capacity, 40% More Performance
PITTSBURGH– March 5, 2014– Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for cloud enabled data centers, today announced the release of their FXT 4800 Edge Filer, the newest solution to Avere’s FXT Series. Key features of the FXT 4800 include: higher density SSDs to bring the total capacity for the FXT 4800 up to 4.8TB and faster hex-core CPUs to increase performance.
“The new FXT 4800 Edge Filer is the next logical extension of our Avere 4000 series,” said Jeff Tabor, senior director of product marketing at Avere. “Faster CPU enables our customers to reach higher performance levels, and as always, our Edge-Core approach optimizes response time to users and enables centralizing storage for cost savings and simplified management.”
Other specifications of the FXT 4800 include: 144GB DRAM, 2GB NVRAM, Flash SSD capacity of 4.8TB, and dual 10GE ports. In a 50-node cluster, the FXT 4800 provides a high performance and high capacity tier for as many as 50 NAS and object-based Core filers with a total of 7.2TB DRAM, 240TB SSD, more than 110GB/sec throughput, and more than 3.6 million ops/sec performance.
Avere FXT Edge filers are the first-ever solution to bring the benefits of performance tiering and scale-out clustering to any NAS environment including the flexibility to store files in the public or private cloud, including AWS S3 and Amazon Glacier. The FXT Series provides NAS optimization by enabling customers to achieve unlimited performance scaling for their applications, global access to their data independent of where the storage is located, and dramatic cost savings in both capital and operating expenses.