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Jon SchillingRe: best options for expanding storage and back ups
by on May 16, 2011 at 4:38:41 pm

Frank,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, it was a busy weekend.

The ST8-U5 product is a DAS, or direct attached system. If you wanted to add another array for back up, you might want to consider perhaps a Fire Wire based back up, as you can only use 1 ST8-U5 per ATTO card, per PCIe slot. If you need to share you can do that through ethernet. If your dealing with large file size than you can use the ST8-U5 and "share the data over ethernet".

We'd recommend using 7200 RPM SATA drives, I'd personally recommend going with Hitachi Ultrastar.

Contact Polar Graphics in the UK for a retailer near you.
http://www.polar-graphics.com/ I noted that "STARDOM" isn't on their site yet, but I can assure you that if you contact Polar they will take care of you, (they're a fairly new distributor for us).

Hope that helps, any other questions, please feel free to ask.

Jonathan Schilling | Sales & Marketing Manager
RAIDON-USA Technology
STARDOM Storage by RAIDON
15356 East Valley Blvd., Suite B
City of Industry, CA 91746
Tel: 626-333-7888
http://www.stardom-usa.com

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