The NST5000 is Nexsan’s line of Hybrid Storage systems offering NAS, iSCSI or both. The NST5000 uses Nexsan’s FASTier® technology to provide the speed of solid-state at the price of spinning disk. FASTier intelligently and automatically moves data through solid-state and spinning disk in-concert for up to 10X performance over traditional disk storage. The net result is a radical new cost-per-I/O to speed your virtual and cloud environments.
For high performance and high capacity NAS or iSCSI application requirements, Nexsan’s hybrid of solid-state accelerated SATA provides high IOPS with high capacity for file services and more. For applications with the heaviest I/O requirements, Nexsan’s hybrid of solid-state accelerated SAS provides paradigm-shifting levels of storage price performance for server and desktop virtualization, databases and cloud computing. Your applications will run faster than ever on a system operating at the price of spinning disk.
The NST5000 is fully featured with snapshots, replication, thin provisioning and more. Virtualized, online capacity expansion allows administrators to easily add capacity as needed without disruption to users or applications. A fault tolerant architecture combined with Nexsan’s legendary reliability ensures the ultimate in business continuity. The NST5000 with E-Series disk arrays provides unprecedented levels of power and space efficiency with up to 60 disks in 4U of space while consuming 85% less power when idle. The combination of all these features in a Hybrid Storage system is a true enterprise-class solution without the enterprise-class price.
Built with the time-constrained IT administrator in mind, a revolutionary GUI streamlines setup and management to ease the pain of mid-sized organizations challenged by storage complexity.
Once a customer puts Nexsan storage into their infrastructure, they come back for more. Nine out of 10 of my Nexsan customers are still Nexsan customers.
DOUG COLE, SENIOR PARTNER
LH COMPUTER SERVICES
FASTier 'automagic' delivers the equivalent of both better top speed and simultaneously more miles per gallon.
MARK PETERS, SENIOR ANALYST
ENTERPRISE STRATEGY GROUP
For our cloud initiative, the NST5000 with FASTier provided the performance we needed for enhanced productivity at a lower cost.
SANFORD COKER, DIRECTOR OF STORAGE ADMINISTRATION