MicroNet SANcube800, Desktop FireWire 800 1.0 TB, Product Details
The SANcube800 is Micronet's patented workgroup storage solution for Mac OS X (Panther), designed specifically for creative professionals. The first and only FireWire 800 Storage Area Network, the SANcube800 eliminates the traditional need for expensive fibre channel switches, hubs, cards, cabling, and software. More than just shared storage, the SANcube800 supplies the sort of flexibility in an out-of-the-box solution that you would usually pay tens of thousands for. The ease and speed of Micronet’s Firewire SAN technology also allows you to blaze through your workload without frustrating bottlenecks or long waits while copying files.
The SANcube800 enables you to fit your biggest ideas into the tightest of workspaces and access them quickly and efficiently by bringing terabytes of storage with the lightning speed of Firewire800 right to your workstation. Use the SANcube to share source files for your video editing project, to archive past works or store stock clips of audio and video files. The flexible configuration and storage capacity options meet the demands and budgets of professionals and workgroups using the most extreme applications.
For less than the cost of a new workstation, you can share massive amounts of data with the convenience and speed of Firewire 800 and with the peace of mind of a secure RAID system. With unparalleled plug-and-play connectivity the SANcube800 will relieve your network of excess traffic in a way that fits your needs ... and your wallet.
^^ Plug and Play connectivity using Industry Leading IEEE 1394b Firewire 800
^^ Compatible with Power Macintosh G4 and G5 workstations running Mac OS 10.3 or higher
^^ Up to 800% the performance of a typical 100Base-T Macintosh network
^^ Over 65MB/second data throughput
^^ Advanced RISC-based hardware RAID controller for high performance and fault tolerance
^^ RAID Levels supported: 0,1,3,5, 0+1
^^ Up to 2 Terabytes of capacity for massive graphic files, desktop video and pre-press or publishing applications
^^ Flexible storage ranging from 600GB to 2TB, configurable for single users and workgroups of up to four people per SANcube
^^ Five user-replaceable hot-swap drive bays for zero downtime replacement or upgrades
^^ SAN volume management software eliminates network bottlenecks by allowing multiple users to access data simultaneously
^^ Firewire 800 hardware RAID for the price of an external high-capacity SCSI hard drive
^^ Unbeatable price/performance value over SCSI drives, cards and Fibre Channel technology
^^ Lightweight design and sturdy carrying handle provide for instant portability
^^ Immediate boost in productivity means a rapid return on investment
^^ Add more SANcubes, users and capacity while keeping costs at minimum