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Buffalo Technology enters enterprise storage market with TeraStation 7000 series

15 Jan 2013
Buffalo TeraStation 7120r Enterprise

Storage firm Buffalo Technology has launched its first enterprise-class products, set to be the first of a series of high-end network-attached storage (NAS) and iSCSI hardware.

Available from resellers now, the first two models are the TeraStation 7120r and TeraStation 7120r Enterprise, both 2U rack-mount arrays supporting up to 12 enterprise Sata hard disks with four gigabit Ethernet ports for connectivity, and controllers based on quad-core Intel Xeon processors and upgradeable memory to boost performance.

The TeraStation 7000 series is aimed at businesses seeking a cost-effective and scalable Raid storage solution for large networks and business critical applications, according to Buffalo.

"Businesses are holding more and more data and many can benefit from a scalable centralised storage device that keeps everything running smoothly under considerable stress and when backups are being written," said Buffalo's sales director for Northern Europe, Paul Hudson.

"The new TeraStation 7000 series provides enterprises with high performance solutions to meet this need."

Of the two models, the TeraStation 7120r ships in 8TB and 12TB configurations, for an expected price of £2,830 or £3,130 respectively. Both configurations leave eight of the 12 bays available for capacity expansion.

The controller is a 3.1GHz Xeon E3-1225 processor with 4GB DDR3 ECC memory.

Meanwhile, the TeraStation 7120r Enterprise ships fully configured with 24TB of storage for an expected price of £5,950, while its controller is a 3.4GHz E3-1275 processor and 8GB of DDR3 ECC.

Buffalo's TeraStation NAS System software enables each array to be configured as an iSCSI target, plus real-time synchronous replication of data from one TeraStation to another for protection of data.

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Daniel Robinson is technology editor at V3, and has been working as a technology journalist for over two decades. Dan has served on a number of publications including PC Direct and enterprise news publication IT Week. Areas of coverage include desktops, laptops, smartphones, enterprise mobility, storage, networks, servers, microprocessors, virtualisation and cloud computing.

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