SAN Solutions Announces ArtiSAN pureSAS Storage Area Network Products

New SAS Solutions Offer Maximum SAN Performance at a Lower Price to Smaller Media Operations

LAS VEGAS — April 11, 2011 —At the 2011 NAB Show, SAN Solutions Inc. today introduced the ArtiSAN pureSAS family of storage area network products based on 6Gb serial attached SCSI (SAS) technology. The pureSAS product range extends SAN Solutions' ArtiSAN Application Platform and ArtiSAN Storage Platform to deliver enhanced performance at a lower cost for smaller media operations.

"With our new pureSAS product line, small workgroup environments can significantly boost the performance of their storage area networks at a much lower cost," said Harry Aine, SAN Solutions president. "Perfect for smaller post-production companies, broadcast studios, and media workgroups, pureSAS is the latest example of how SAN Solutions is committed to delivering the highest-value solutions for file-based media workflows of all sizes."

Designed for extreme performance, the ArtiSAN pureSAS product family delivers throughput up to 4.8 GB/sec for a single client via dual single-channel 6-Gb SAS (wide) host bus adapters (HBAs). In addition to the 6-Gb SAS HBA offerings, the ArtiSAN pureSAS line includes 6-Gb SAS switches, optical extenders, and dual active 6-Gb SAS arrays for the ArtiSAN 9400 and 5400 storage platforms.

The new products bring pure 6-Gb SAS performance to a range of SAN Solutions' ArtiSAN systems and technologies, including the ArtiSAN Metadata Controller (MDC), DDR, Media Processors, and ArtiSAN archive and gateway products. The pureSAS family supports Mac OS® X, Linux, and Windows® operating systems as well as the Quantum® StorNext®, Apple® Xsan® and Tiger International MetaSAN® file systems and the Commandsoft FibreJet™ lock manager.

SAN Solutions will feature the new ArtiSAN pureSAS products in its booth at the 2011 NAB Show, SU3725.

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About SAN Solutions
Founded in 1998, SAN Solutions, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and integrator of high-performance storage and application solutions for mission-critical media infrastructures. ArtiSAN — the company's signature product line — enables facilities to achieve complete, end-to-end, file-based media workflows. All of SAN Solutions' offerings are based on proven methodologies, leading technology, key partnerships, and innovative support services. The company is headquartered in Reno, Nev., and has regional sales offices in Europe and the Asia/Pacific. More information is available at


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