Sans Digital AccuRAID AR316FD AR316FDR Achieves VMware Ready PR

February 17, 2011 | 10:29

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Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

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City of Industry, California, February 16, 2011 - Sans Digital, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, announced today that its AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that the AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.

"We are pleased that Sans Digital AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

"By using the VMware vSphereR along with the AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR, the storage data is centralized and fully protected with dual-redundancy, such as dual active-active RAID controllers, hot-swappable power supplies and cooling fans to help ensure a non-stop operation in a 24x7 data center environment." said Stanley Chen, Director of Business Development, Sans Digital.

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1,800 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

Sans Digital AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at

About Sans Digital

Sans Digital, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems is devoted to providing the highest quality storage devices with great flexibility, performance, aesthetics and value. Sans Digital offers hot-swappable JBOD and RAID storage products for direct attached storage, network attached storage, and storage area network to customers ranging from SOHO (Small Office, Home Office), SMB (Small, Medium Business) to enterprises worldwide.

The AccuRAID AR316FDR 3U-16 provides centralized RAID protected storage system utilizing dual controllers to provide High-availability and redundancy to ensure a 24x7 operation and a peace of mind. Utilized by many Top-notch video editing studios, Data centers and in large scale enterprise SAN (Storage Area Network) environment, the Sans Digital AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR provides Dual 4Gbps (8Gbp in MPIO mode) Fibre channel interface ports to provide fast data throughput utilizing the Fibre channel protocol. Fibre channel topology also allows good signal strength over long distance in comparison over copper cables. The native expansion capability on the AccuRAID AR316FD/AR316FDR also provides cost-saving on future storage expansion. Customer can purchase up to 6 additional AS316X (3U-16 SAS JBOD expansion unit) utilizing the same AR316FD/AR316FDR head RAID controller head unit.

VMware, VMware Ready and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
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