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Pillar Launches Axiom 600

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Pillar Data Systems, the leading provider of Application-Aware storage systems, today introduced the Axiom 600 and Pillar Axiom 600MC (Mission Critical), with new application profiles, industry-leading utilization, performance, and per system availability rates.

Pillar Axiom 600 pushes the boundaries of next generation Application-Aware storage, by delivering, and in an industry first, guaranteeing:

  • 80 percent disk utilization: the highest in the industry and double the industry average;
  • The single best $/IOP in the industry and the ability to scale performance without utilization degradation;
  • 99.999 percent availability, or less than five minutes of downtime per year, per system; and
  • Additional Application-Aware Storage Profiles to meet the changing demands of the data center today and for the future.

The Axiom 600 extends Pillar’s legacy of innovation, including Quality of Service (QoS), native NAS and SAN, distributed RAID, Guided Maintenance, and leading storage efficiency.

“Since its inception, Pillar has been at the leading edge of technology. With the latest release of the Axiom 600 and the Axiom 600MC, Pillar again demonstrates this technology leadership and ability to drive change in the storage industry,” said Arun Taneja, founder and consulting analyst, Taneja Group. “Pillar continues to push the envelope by guaranteeing availability, performance and utilization of their Pillar Axiom 600. Along with the application profiles for select applications that allow IT to utilize the storage array to the fullest, Pillar is advancing the state-of-the art.”

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