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June 4, 2014

Boston Limited Launches NXStor Enterprise SSD at Computex 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 4 — Boston Limited, now in its 21st year as distribution partner for Super Micro Computer, has launched the Boston NXStor Enterprise SSD at COMPUTEX – a pure SSD unified NAS and SAN solution powered by Nexenta’s NexentaStor 4.0 and 24x SanDisk Optimus MAXTM 4TB SAS SSD’s. Visit #M0110 at COMPUTEX TAIPEI for more details.

Optimised for high performance, high availability storage applications, Boston’s Igloo NXStor Enterprise SSD is a highly efficient and scalable storage cluster that uses a combination of head nodes and JBOD disk shelves to achieve multipath failover. The Igloo NXStor Enterprise SSD contains two head nodes, each supporting multiple network I/O controllers & HBA’s enabling excellent scalability. This edition supports up to 24x 2.5” hot-swap SAS SSD’s of up to 4TB capacity high performance solid state hard disks for Data Storage.

Manoj Nayee, Managing Director of Boston Limited, says “As an extension to our award- winning range of high-availability Igloo storage servers we are delighted to leverage Nexenta’s flagship Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform, NexentaStor, in order to deliver a highly efficient & scalable storage cluster. In benchmark testing the Igloo NXStor Enterprise SSD has been shown to produce hundreds of thousands to a million IOPS. This dramatic improvement over spinning disk arrays shows significant cost advantages over alternative monolithic storage implementations required to deliver an equivalent level of performance.”

“Nexenta is proud to be a part of Boston Limited’s continued success to deliver our joint customers Software-Defined integrated solutions,” said Thomas Cornely, Vice President of Product Management at Nexenta. “The combination of Boston Limited, SanDisk and Nexenta provide highly available, full featured, high performance storage software solutions with industry leading TCO.”

NexentaStor is a feature-rich NAS/SAN software platform with enterprise class capabilities focusing on issues that arise due to ever-growing datasets and provides customers with the flexibility to choose their storage operating system independently of the hardware that it runs on. With features such as 128 bit addressing, virtually unlimited storage file sizes, virtually unlimited numbers of clones, and support for multiple concurrent server virtualization vendors, NexentaStor is both Cloud and Virtualisaton ready. Additionally, Nexenta’s SDS solution also aids organizations in implementing high-performance, cost- effective data storage solutions with features including inline deduplication, unlimited snapshots, cloning and full HA support.

Boston’s Igloo range of storage servers has been nominated for the ‘Value for Money’ and the ‘Disk Based Product of the Year: Small/Mid-Range’ awards at the annual Storage Awards. Click here to learn how you can vote.

Boston Limited, Unit 5 Curo Park, Frogmore, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 2DD, UK Telephone: +44 (0) 1727 876 10 – Web: www.boston.co.uk

About Boston Limited

With over 20 years of trading within the distribution and OEM marketplace, Boston continues to lead the way in providing the latest high-performance, power-optimized technologies into the data centre, HPC, ISP, Military, VFX, Enterprise and Broadcast markets with multi-award winning server, storage, workstation and clustered solutions. Since the successful launch of Boston IT Solutions (India) Private Limited in 2009, we announced the launch of Boston Server & Storage Solutions GmbH in 2010. Expansion into both regions has been driven purely by market demand for alternate vendors providing high-performance and high value-add systems. As our global reach continues to expand we plan on opening further global facilities to improve and expand the services we offer. For more information about Boston, please visit www.boston.co.uk and follow @BostonLimited on Twitter.

Source: Boston Limited

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