A New White Paper From Winchester Systems: "FlashDisk PetaStore 'Purpose-Built' for Big Data"

A Comparison of Enterprise Alternatives

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today released a new white paper titled, "FlashDisk PetaStore 'Purpose-Built' for Big Data." The white paper highlights the technology and performance results of the company's FlashDisk PetaStore that offers over 2 Petabytes (PB) of data in a single 48U data center cabinet using 528 disks of 4 TB each.

Discussions include how FlashDisk PetaStore delivers big data capabilities including extremely high capacity and density with 2 TB in just six square feet, exceptionally fast sequential access performance at over 20 GB/second read and 12 GB/second write, fast random access at nearly 3 million IOPS and high data availability and online serviceability at competitive prices.

The paper also includes insightful comparisons to major competitive vendors including DataDirect Networks SFA10K-X and Dell Compellent SC8000 products. The comparisons provide thought provoking analysis of the relative cost/performance/reliability value provided by FlashDisk PetaStore -- with surprising results.

To download the white paper, click here.

About Winchester Systems Inc.
Winchester Systems provides "Purpose-Built" data storage solutions for commercial and military applications that include servers, networking, storage and software combined with professional integration services. Storage offerings include FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays in Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) configurations. These tiered storage solutions offer a wide variety of SAS and SSD disks for Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI environments. FlashServer Intel-based servers include standard and high availability configurations. For more information visit: www.winsys.com.

Contact Information:

Ted Gumer
VP Sales and Business Development
Winchester Systems Inc.