Dell pushes Fluid File System with updated NAS boxes

Dell has updated its storage portfolio to incorporate support for its Fluid filing system.

By delivery the Fluid filing system to the holler Compellent FS8600 NAS on Tues, the corporate has given enterprise users the flexibility to manage block and file storage via constant system across all 3 of its key storage lines — Compellent, EqualLogic and PowerVault.

“The holler Fluid information design is intended to manage the expansion of our customers’ information, so that they will manage the expansion of their business,” Darren Thomas, chief of holler Storage, same in an exceedingly statement. “We square measure delivering a brand new client expertise across a tightly integrated set of merchandise and solutions with shared capabilities across our portfolio — driving up optimization, driving out the value of forced finish of life, and driving forward the speed and adaptability needed by IT.”

Dell launched its Fluid information design in Gregorian calendar month 2011 to unify its 3 storage product families.

Along with the Compellent NAS, the corporate updated its EqualLogic and PowerVault NAS boxes to their second generation — the FS7600 family the Powervault NX3600 NAS families.

Each box comes in either 1GbE or 10GbE. The EqualLogics will scale to 509TB inside one namespace, whereas a paired PowerVault set will support over 1PB.

The NAS instrumentality are going to be accessible within the last half of 2012, Dell said.