Oracle has just announced multiple upgrades to its Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System product line which is engineered and supported with Oracle Solaris, Oracle Database, Oracle Applications, Sun System software products, and more. These enhancements include:
- Integrated data deduplication and data compression which work in real-time, and deliver significant space and cost savings by reducing storage requirements
- Fibre Channel protocol support which enables use of the Sun Storage 7000 Systems advanced analytics, and also includes Flash-accelerated performance in SAN environments
- Multiple storage pools which enable greater optimization of storage for dynamic environments with multiple applications and user environments
- And new 1 and 2 TB SAS disk drives which double maximum system capacity to 576TB, use a faster disk interconnect to move data at up to 6Gbit/sec, and offer improvements for added high availability
We are committed to providing a complete, open and integrated storage portfolio that reduces costs and simplifies storage management without compromising on performance, said Mike Shapiro, vice president of Storage, Oracle. Oracles Sun Storage products, and specifically the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage product line, deliver innovative technologies and breakthrough economics for modern datacenter requirements such as private clouds, storage consolidation, and data protection.