Plasmon plans to demonstrate two new storage products at Storage Expo, being held in London on 12th and 13th October 2005.
These new products represent major additions to both of Plasmons primary product lines: Raidtec
Solutions for RAID primary storage and UDO for secure archival storage. The Raidtec FS3102 is a new
Fibre Channel RAID subsystem for SME environments and the new Compliant Write Once UDO media has been
designed to meet the evolving regulatory compliance requirements for data archives.
Steve Tongish, director of marketing (EMEA) at Plasmon, will also be presenting a paper in the Seminar
Programme entitled: "Techno Diversity - The Integrated Use of NAS, SCSI and Fibre Channel
Architectures" on 13th October from 3.00-3.30pm in the Technical stream. This session uses a natural
ecosystem analogy to put forth the concept of "Techno Diversity" as an alternative to monolithic
storage architectures. In nature, the greater the bio diversity, the stronger the overall ecosystem.
The new Raidtec FS3102 combines professional quality Serial ATA disk drives and a dual 2Gbit Fibre
Channel host interface in a high-density 2U, 12 bay enclosure. The FS3102 is ideal for mid-sized and department business applications requiring storage
consolidation and expansion using a Fibre Channel SAN infrastructure. The FS3102 is a fully configured
out-of-the-box RAID solution that comes standard with Plasmon's Raidtec Manager interface for
the remote configuration, management and monitoring of one or more subsystems.
Compliant Write Once UDO media adds a third media format to Plasmon's UDO archival
storage product line. The new media has been designed specifically for archives subject to regulations
with strict record retention periods and disposition (destruction) requirements. Compliant Write Once
media combines the strength of WORM technology with new "shred" functionality that ensures the
physical destruction of records once they have reached end-of-life.
In addition to showcasing the Raidtec FS3102 and Compliant Write Once UDO media at Storage Expo,
Plasmon will be demonstrating their G-Series libraries Powered by UDO, and the Raidtec CS3102 SCSI
attached RAID system.