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file server

A server that hosts files for use by client machines.
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Data corruption remains a problem for real-time asynchronous replication, where corrupt data is immediately replicated to all of the storage servers in the replication configuration.
Both recently added software to their storage servers allowing Windows NT and Unix users access to the same data, freeing, systems administrators from partitioning the servers to carry two pools of the same data and users from having to worry about multiple access protocols.
In addition, the new generation of transtec storage servers provides unrestricted dual mode of SATA and SAS hard disk drives to increase transactions in the iSCSI SAN environment.
"This is the first time Systemax has come out with its own brand of storage servers designed specifically to address its base of PC users and the retail storage space in general," said Skip Murray, OEM Server Marketing Manager at Systemax.
“Open-E DSS V7 with Active-Active iSCSI Failover accelerates the effectiveness of data storage servers sold to a customer, increasing their performance up to 600% and enabling full utilization of their server and storage capacity.
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Intel said the SSR212MC2 is the first 2U, 12 drive, integrated quad-core storage server to be introduced in the industry and confirmed it can be configured as a broad range of enterprise and small business storage solutions.
IBM's new ESS Model 750 is designed to help customers in the midrange leverage many of the reliability and advanced functions of the Enterprise Storage Server while meeting the smaller capacity and price needs of new mainframe and other system servers.
The brand new Storage servers are provisioned with Dual Hexcore AMD Opteron processors, 32GB RAM and 4 x 3TB SATA drives, with options available to provision the machine with up to 12 drives.
The server offers 14 HDD bays with up to 300Mb/s throughput, support for Native Command Queuing, connection to a Serial-ATA II RAID controller and two additional HDDs assigned to hosting the Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 OS.
Storage clusters are made up of storage server farms linked together that work on similar tasks in a grid fashion by scaling out infrastructure as opposed to scaling up with larger and more powerful machines.