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Unity - Unified Storage with Enterprise Sync

Unity is the first and only Hyper-Unified Storage platform.

Supporting advanced block and file workloads and then adds the rich capabilities such as File Sync and Collaboration that IT teams demand and their users require.

Adding Dropbox-like sync and share, real-time file synchronization among distributed sites, and secure archive … all fully compliant with security protocols.

Unity 2200

Entry Level

  • 280TB Hybrid & 245TB All-Flash
  • Drives: 7.2K SAS, 10K SAS, SAS SSDs
  • 2U (4U with Expansion)
  • GigE, 10GigE, 8/16Gb FC

Unity 4400

Mid-Range

  • 1.89PB Hybrid & 752TB All-Flash
  • Drives: 7.2K SAS, 10K SAS, SAS SSDs
  • 3U (6U with Expansion)
  • GigE, 10GigE, 8/16Gb FC

Unity 6900

High End

  • 4.74PB Hybrid & 752TB All-Flash
  • Drives: 7.2K SAS, 10K SAS, SAS SSDs
  • 6U (42U with Expansion)
  • GigE, 10GigE, 8Gb FC

Unity is the first and only hyper-unified storage with an on-premises private cloud able to satisfy IT requirements for availability and security along with end user demands for anytime, anywhere access and sharing.

  • Enterprise NAS - NFS, CIFS/SMB for unstructured data and files.
  • High Performance Block - FC, iSCSI for structured data (databases and Exchange).
  • FASTier - Accelerated RAM and flash caching for high performance.
  • Sync & Share - Dropbox-like file sharing and mobile access under IT control with enterprise-class security.
  • Multi-Site Sync - For improved data availability and faster large file transfer.
  •  Secure Archive - The most secure and cost-effective way to protect data and maintain strict industry compliance.

Groundbreaking Integration

Unity’s fully integrated private cloud is intelligent, patented software that enhances our enterprise-class unified storage with Enterprise Sync & Share, Mobile Access, Multi-Site Sync, and Secure Archive in a simple to manage and cost-efficient storage system.

Unified Storage
This unified storage system support Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity in addition to NAS and SAN protocols with HDD and SSD support that can be tailored for the best mixed application deployment environment. For organizations facing extreme data growth or needing greater application performance, Nexsan Unity scales from 13TB up to 5PB.

Enterprise File Sync & Share
Users experience the ease of Dropbox-like sync and share and mobile access without the security vulnerabilities of keeping confidential information in a public cloud. Data is safeguarded under the control of IT with no need for VPN, managed file transfer software, or monthly costs for public cloud services.

Multi-Site Sync
Synchronize files of any size to multiple branches or remote offices using encrypted transport over standard internet connections. Local users enjoy higher availability and LAN speeds — dramatically improving productivity.

Secure Archive and Compliance
Optimize your primary storage, achieve regulatory and corporate compliance, and ensure your files are secure for a lifetime. Security features comply with corporate and governmental regulatory requirements including HIPAA, SOX and SEC-17.

  • Unity2200 – Entry level system - lower cost, performance, and capacity - 3U dual-controller chassis with 16 drive (3.5”) front bay, 12Gbps SAS backplane
    • Dual E5-2609v4 CPUs and 64GB RAM / controller
      • CPU and memory are better than current Unity2000C
    • SSD for Read and Write caching in the front bay
  • Storage
    • 7 or 14 3.5” NL-SAS drives in the front bay
      • 7.2K: 2TB | 4TB | 6TB | 8TB | 10TB
    • 8 or 16 SSDs in front bay
      • 800GB | 1.9TB | 3.8TB | 7.6TB
    • Read and Write FASTier included with the drives
      • Available Read FASTier capacities 800GB (default)
        | 1.9TB | 3.8TB
      • Write FASTier 400GB
    • Can be expanded with one 3U by 16 drive JBOD (Unity2200X)
    • System max capacity 280TB
  • Storage unit called Unity2200X
  • Unity4400 – Mid-tier system - 2U dual-controller chassis with 24 drive (2.5”) front bay, 12Gbps SAS backplane
    • Dual E5-2620v4 CPUs and 96GB RAM + 8GB NVDIMM / controller
    • Better CPUs and Memory than today’s configs
  • Storage: Supports 3 external storage units and the 1 front bay
    • 1 Unity Storage unit direct attached to controllers, up to 2 daisy chained expansions (chassis can be mixed), option to fill front bay with 2.5” drives
    • Head unit can be populated with 2.5” SSD or 10K drives
      • 10K will come with FASTier mixed in (see US224 for configuration options)
    • Drive Options:
      • 7.2K: 2TB | 4TB | 6TB | 8TB | 10TB
      • SSD: 800GB | 1.9TB | 3.8TB | 7.6TB
      • 10K: 900GB | 1.2TB | 1.8TB
      • Available FASTier capacities 800GB (default) | 1.9TB | 3.8TB
    • System max 7.2K capacity 1.7PB
    • System max SSD capacity 737TB
    • Storage Chassis
      • US316
      • US424
      • US460
      • US224 (SSD or 10K)
      • Front Bay (SSD or 10K)
  • Unity6900 – High-End system filling large capacity needs - 2U dual-controller chassis with 24 drive (2.5”) front bay, 12Gbps SAS backplane
    • Dual E5-2640v4 CPUs and 192GB RAM + 16GB NVDIMM / controller
    • Best CPUs and most memory put in Unity configuration
    • FASTier in the head unit
  • Storage: 8 external storage units and the 1 front bay
    • 2 storage units direct attached to controllers, up to 3 daisy chained expansions per head unit (chassis can be mixed), option to fill front bay with 2.5” drives
    • Head unit can be populated with 2.5” SSD or 10K drives
      • 10K will come with FASTier mixed in (see US224 for configuration options)
    • Drive Options:
      • 7.2K: 2TB | 4TB | 6TB | 8TB | 10TB
      • SSD: 800GB | 1.9TB | 3.8TB | 7.6TB
      • 10K: 900GB | 1.2TB | 1.8TB
      • Available FASTier capacities 800GB (default) | 1.9TB | 3.8TB
    • System max HDD capacity 4.6PB
    • System max SSD capacity 1.6PB
    • Storage Chassis
      • US316
      • US424
      • US460
      • US224 (SSD or 10K)
      • Front Bay Storage (SSD or 10K)