Panasas ActiveStor 14 Scale-Out NAS
Panasas, Sunnyvale, Calif., introduced the Panasas ActiveStor 14, a fully integrated parallel storage solution that utilizes SSD flash technology to accelerate small file performance without the cost of SSD-only solutions.
The ActiveStor 14 leverages enterprise SATA drives for capacity, which scales to over 8 petabytes in a single global namespace. The Panasas file system accelerates small file performance and metadata operations utilizing SSD technology.
Shipment of the ActiveStor 14 is slated to start in November. It can be configured with a variety of SSD and cache capacities.