Saturday, September 26, 2009

Exploring EMC Storage: Introducing Clariion Storage

Clariion array was originally designed for AViiON computer within Data General Corporation, and acquired by EMC on 1999. Occupying the entry-level and mid-range of EMC's SAN disk array product palette, it is complemented by the high-end Symmetrix.

CLARiiON AX-Series



  • AX4: level disk array, support upto 60 SAS/SATA disks through expension pack, with total capacity 60TB


CLARiiON CX-Series

  • CX-300/CX-300i/CX-500/CX-500i/CX-700: End-of-Life Product, each with unique data-in-place upgrade to the next level. ("i" inside the product name refers to "iscsi")

  • CX3 Model 10/CX3 Model 20/CX3 Model 40/CX3 Model 80: each with unique data-in-place upgrade to the next level.



  • CX4 Model 120/CX4 Model 240/CX4 Model 480/CX4 Model 960: each with unique data-in-place upgrade to the next level. Number (120/240/480/960) in the product represents maximum disk drives, and maximum capacity.





Reference:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clariion

http://www.dg.com/collateral/hardware/comparison/emc-clariion.htm