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Looks like these guys are comfortable overpaying for enterprise storage. Are You? “Hewlett-Packard Co. agreed to buy 3Par Inc. for$2.35 billion” — Bloomberg.com“EMC to Buy Isilon Systems Inc. for$2.25 Billion” — Wall Street Journal “Dell to Buy Compellent for$960 Million” — CNBC
So what “benefit” will you see by this spending spree, other than higher costs?
The AberSAN Z-Series scalable unified storage platform, featuring the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600
series, brings the simplicity of network attached storage (NAS) to the SAN environment by utilizing
the innovative ZFS file system. The AberSAN Z20 is easily found starting under $20,000.
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3Par Compellent Isilon Aberdeen
InServ F200 Storage Center Series 30 NL-Series AberSAN Z20
Storage Scale-Out✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Thin Provisioning✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
HA Clustering✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
VMware® Ready Certified ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
Async / Synchronous Replication ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓
iSCSI / Fibre Channel Target ✓ ✓ iSCSI Only ✓
Unlimited Snapshotsx ✓ ✓✓
Native Unified Storage: NFS, CiFSx x ✓✓
Virtualized SANx x x ✓
Deduplicationx x x ✓
Native File System none none OneFS ZFS 128-bit
RAID Level Support 5 and 6 5 and 6 Up to N+ 4 5, 6 and Z
Raw Array Capacity (max) 128TB 1280TB 2304TB Unlimited
Warranty 3 Years 5 Years 3 Years 5 Years
Online Configurator with Pricing Not Available Not Available Not Available Available