Qsan Announces New 16G Fibre Channel Storage Solutions

Jun 03 , 2013
Taipei, Taiwan, 03 June 2013 - Qsan Technology Inc, the professional network storage provider of SAN and Unified Storage, today unveiled its 16Gb Fibre Channel storage solutions – the AegisSAN Q500-F30 fibre channel (FC) SAN system. Qsan partners with the industry leader QLogic to integrate the latest 16Gb FC technology into the brand new AegisSAN Q500-F30 featuring two 16G FC ports, two 1GbE iSCSI ports, plus dual active controllers and hardware redundancy to boost performance and provide high availability.

“Qsan has kept receiving demands for faster storage systems and that’s why AegisSAN Q500-F30 system adopts QLogic’s latest 16G FC silicon to double the bandwidth and performance for enterprises that are keen to grow their business. With the introduction of QLogic’s16G FC silicon and the latest Intel Briarwood S1289 SOC, AegisSAN Q500-F30 system provides new levels of performance with high available transaction rates to maximize the performance potential for storage platforms,” said Daniel Lin, sales director at Qsan. “In addition, QLogic 16G FC silicon enables fully hardware offload and unmatched storage performance, which makes Q500-F30 ideal for latency-sensitive applications and virtualized environments. AegisSAN Q500-F30 system can satisfactorily handle the most demanding transactional workloads for business-critical applications while reliability is still highly secured. It is the system to maximize the return on investment for our customers.”

“Massive growth in data, a need for more virtual machines and increasing cloud deployments are accelerating the demand for Fibre Channel storage and the adoption of 16 Gbps-based SANs,” said Alex Tan, vice president Asia Pacific and Japan. “We are excited to have QLogic’s proven 16Gb Fibre Channel solution in Qsan’s latest AegisSAN Q500 series array. Leveraging QLogic’s Fibre Channel technology helps Qsan deliver cutting edge storage systems to its customers with superior performance, reliability and value.”

The AegisSAN Q500-F30 system delivers superb scalability supporting up to 192 drives. Fibre Channel connections support backward compatibility with existing 4Gb and 8Gb FC infrastructure. The AegisSAN Q500-F30 system also offers QThin, the thin provisioning capability that provides more physical resources than actually available capacity to avoid allocated but unused storage. Furthermore, the AegisSAN Q500-F30 system has comprehensive and integrated data protection functions including copy-on-write snapshot, remote replication, BBM, etc.

The AegisSAN Q500-F30 system will be showcased in Computex Taipei 2013. The Qsan booth at Computex Taipei 2013 is located at #J0325a of Nangang Exhibition Hall, 1F. For more information about Qsan storage systems, please visit here.

About Qsan
Founded in 2004, Qsan Technology Inc is the specialist providing a complete product line of network storage including iSCSI SAN, Fibre Channel SAN & Unified Storage for worldwide enterprises and SMB. Qsan products deliver the best price-performance value to help budget-constrained customers greatly enhance the efficiency in the working environment.

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Qsan storage expertise specializes in flexible production capability. Qsan has a clear go-to-market strategy that revolves around distribution partners in the European tier-1 markets, APAC, the United States and China. Based on the vision of "making data smart," Qsan's technology aims at making business data smart enough to be always available under any unexpected circumstances, efficient enough not to waste any IT investment, and allowing easy retrieval during the whole ILM (information lifecycle management) process. For more information, please visit www.qsan.com