Empower your SAN with the EqualLogic™ FS7500 and Dell™ Fluid File System, the only scale-out unified storage architecture optimized for midsize and smaller EqualLogic storage deployments.
The scale-out, unified difference
Expand block and file capacity and performance without interruption. Adding FS7500 controllers and EqualLogic™ arrays to your storage system can increase capacity and helps enhance computer performance as well. The EqualLogic FS7500 enables you to:
Manage block and file storage using a single interface.
Seamlessly expand Common Internet File Systems (CIFS) and Network File Systems (NFS) with the high-performance Dell™ Fluid File System.
Leverage existing hardware and help eliminate forklift upgrades.
No 16-100TB file share size limitations — a single file share can be scaled to the full capacity of the backend storage system (up to 509TB usable storage capacity).
Dual active/active controller architecture provides high-availability and outstanding performance.
Works with new and existing EqualLogic™ PS arrays.
Supports iSCSI, CIFS and NFS protocols.
Features quotas, user-restorable snapshots, seamless integration with Active Directory, NIS and LDAP, and Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) backup support.
Dell Fluid File System
Supports both scale-out performance and scale-up capacity expansion.
Incorporates advance caching, load balancing and multithreading for fast I/O processing.
Presents a storage pool as a single file system with a single virtual IP address to the storage client(s).
Provides a single global namespace for flexible accessibility.
New opportunity for small and midsize businesses
See what the FS7500 can offer you as a flexible and practical alternative to Windows® file servers. The wizard-based installation tool automates the initial setup and configuration process, helping reduce the time required to provision the NAS system and to create and manage multiple volumes and shares.
The EqualLogic FS7500 scale-out unified storage solution is designed with comprehensive features and functionality that are intuitive and easy to use. In addition, software licensing and future firmware enhancements are included in the base price to help alleviate any concerns about add-on licensing and maintenance costs.