September 2010

Infortrend Newsletter for PARTNERS

Virtualization is not a new technology, but it is one of the hottest topics this year as it has become mature and is being adopted by many companies. Storage virtualization features storage pools that are consolidated from several physical storage hardware elements. It can help achieve high-capacity utilization, make datacenters more flexible and reduce management efforts.

In the following interview with Devang Panchigar, you’ll find key insight into virtualization, as well as tips for implementing storage virtualization. Furthermore, Devang attended several large IT shows in the beginning of this year, and he shared what he saw during those shows, including new technologies, key trends and more. More...

New Product Release

The Affordable New ESVA F10 Supports Powerful FC SAN and Features Comprehensive Data Services

In September, Infortrend announced the addition of the ESVA F10 storage array to its ESVA (Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture) Fibre-host series. The new ESVA F10 is an affordable storage solution that delivers uncompromised comprehensive data service features such as storage virtualization, distributed load-balancing, thin provisioning and data protection functions. The ESVA F10 helps users maximize return on investment in their Fibre Channel (FC) SAN while minimizing costs. More...

New Product Release

Small-Form-Factor Line-up in EonStor DS Family Continues to Expand with Newly Announced 2U/24-Bay Models

Infortrend recently announced the addition of new 2U/24-bay small-form-factor (SFF) models to its EonStor DS family, providing more choices for SMB customers who prefer SFF storage systems with high performance density. With the continued expansion of Infortrend’s SFF product line-up, SMB customers can select the SFF storage system that best meets their space, performance, scalability and storage infrastructure requirements.

The new EonStor DS models can house up to twenty-four 6Gb/s SAS 2.5-inch hard disk drives in a compact 2U chassis, and come in either dual- or single-controller configurations. More..

New Product Release

New iSCSI-host Models in the EonStor DS Family Offer Improved Performance and Increased Scalability

Infortrend recently announced the addition of two new iSCSI-host models to its EonStor DS family, the EonStor DS S12E-G1140 and S16E-G1140. The two new models provide better performance and increased scalability, and are ideal choices for SMB customers who need large capacity at low costs for their entry-level IP SAN. More..

Exhibition Invitation

Infortrend to Showcase Latest Products and Technologies at Oracle OpenWorld, Citrix Synergy Berlin, IP Expo UK and SNW Europe

In September and October 2010, Infortrend will participate in a number of important IT industry exhibitions in the United States and Europe. At these exhibitions, Infortrend will showcase its latest products and technologies. We welcome all attendees to visit Infortrend’s booth at these exhibitions and learn more about the cutting-edge storage solutions Infortrend is bringing to the market in 2010.

We hope to see you at the following exhibitions.
For detailed information, you may also visit Infortrend’s website (

  • Oracle OpenWorld 2010
    • Date: September 19-23, 2010
    • Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA
    • Infortrend Booth: #409
  • Citrix Synergy Berlin 2010
    • Date: October 6-8, 2010
    • Location: Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
    • Infortrend Booth: #504
  • IP Expo
    • Date: October 20-21, 2010
    • Location: Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre, London, UK
    • Infortrend Stand: #733
  • SNW Europe
    • Date: October 26-27
    • Location: Congress Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    • Infortrend Booth: #91

The Latest News

Preview of Our Next Issue

We will introduce the first iSCSI models supporting 6Gb/s SAS drives in the EonStor DS family soon. We are also working closely with VMware for certification of EonStor 10Gb/s iSCSI models. In addition, our interviews with storage experts will provide more insight into the latest storage trends.

In this issue, you will find

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