LSI Corp. today announced the availability of the PCIe flash LSI Nytro MegaRAID cards, providing simple, transparent application acceleration for direct-attached storage (DAS).
Nytro MegaRAID cards integrate PCIe flash technology and intelligent caching software with enterprise RAID data protection using LSI dual-core RAID-on-Chip (ROC) technology.
According to the company, Nytro MegaRAID cards reduce latencies by up to 47x for faster application response time. Performance and reliability are ensured by the LSI SandForce flash storage processors while the LSI dual-core ROC technology offers data protection.The cards are also compatible with existing infrastructure through use of LSI SAS and MegaRAID drivers featuring extensive operating system and management support.
Pricing and availability:
-- LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8100-4i: $1,795
(4 internal ports; 100GB eMLC flash capacity)
-- LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8110-4i: $2,795
(4 internal ports; 200GB eMLC flash capacity)
-- LSI Nytro MegaRAID NMR 8120-4i: $6,995
(4 internal ports; 800GB eMLC flash capacity)
Nytro MegaRAID cards feature a low-profile MD2 form factor, PCIe 3.0 compliance and support 6Gb/s SAS or SATA devices. The products are immediately available through the LSI worldwide network of distributors, integrators and VARs.