Ethernet SAN Overview - Coraid, Inc

By: Coraid  09-12-2011
Keywords: Storage, Architecture, Scale

The Future of Storage Area Networks

Coraid is redefining the fundamental economics of storage with Ethernet SAN solutions that provide enterprises of all sizes with flexible, scale-out, high-performance storage.   Using innovative software with commodity, industry standard hardware and Ethernet, Coraid EtherDrive storage arrays enable a scale-out Ethernet SAN architecture that is ideally suited to dynamic high performance computing, video, virtualization and cloud environments.

Ethernet SAN Benefits:

  • 5-8x Price Performance advantage
  • Flexible, scale out architecture
  • Operational Simplicity

Meet Application SLAs Cost Effectively with a 5-8x Price-Performance Advantage

Legacy Fibre Channel SAN evolved in the mainframe era with expensive, proprietary hardware and tightly coupled systems. With the explosion in x86 processor performance and with Ethernet speeds rapidly outpacing Fibre Channel, the market is ready for disruption. However, FCoE and iSCSI carry over the same legacy architectures leading to unnecessary complexity and unacceptable performance.

Grow Storage Dynamically with a Flexible, Scale Out Architecture

Reduce Operating Expenses with Operational Simplicity

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The Coraid EtherDrive Ethernet SAN solutions are scale out distributed architectures. Learn more about the two primary components:

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