Our QA specialists have recently certified a storage system by our Gold Partner Boston. This time it was the Igloo 4U-20T-Stor with Open-E JovianDSS, a Storage Bridge Bay all-in-one solution.
The Boston Igloo 4U-20T-Stor is a high capacity unified file and block storage system that provides both Network Attached Storage (NAS) and iSCSI, Storage Area Network (SAN) functionality with an added level of SSD I/O acceleration. Delivered as a high availability cluster configuration to keep services online in the event of failure, the solution comprises of a single 4U rackmount system with two individual nodes with access to a shared storage array supporting up to 24 x 3.5”/2.5” SAS HDDs and SSDs.
The Storage Bridge Bay (SBB) specification was designed as a reference for storage system developers who aimed at an advanced compatibility for storage solutions, still enabling a differention at the same time. Thanks to standardization of the electrical, physiacal and management features of the controller slot and module, an SBB specification allows for a rapid introduction of new technologies via various enclosures. With this type of integration between storage solution vendors SBB-based storage enclosures and controllers can be connected in various ways, offering clients a great selection of storage solutions.
Apart from being a Storage Bridge Bay, the Boston Igloo 4U-20T-Stor with Open-E JovianDSS provides superior performance, security, and scalability. Its advanced features include High Availability with Active-Passive or Active-Active redundancy, Volume Snapshoting, Automatic Failover and SSD read and write caching via a ZFS filesystem.
Key features of the solution include:
- 20TB NAS and iSCSI SDS SAN featuring Open-E JovianDSS
- Standard delivery as high availability cluster
- Quad RJ45 – Base-T – 1/10Gbit/s Ethernet ports as standard
- 20 x 2TB Enterprise SAS Disks – 20TB useable in mirrored drives
- 2 x 400GB Enterprise SSD and 1 x 400GB Enterprise SSD’s for pool cache acceleration
Find more details on this certified server in the Certification Report here >>