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Storage Trends

Dot Hill has been at the forefront of many storage technology transitions providing superior products and operational excellence to our customers through state-of-the-art engineering that allows the market for both entry-level and midrange storage systems to be addressed with a unified approach.

Changing Storage Protocols

The storage industry is experiencing a wave of protocol transitions. Dot Hill first brought 8Gb Fibre Channel to its entry storage products, and now offers 6Gb SAS, 1Gb and 10Gb iSCSI and a hybrid iSCSI/Fibre Channel option. For a summary of recent changes and trends. Read the Storage Trends Brief ( 421KB).

Virtual RAID Technology – a new category of RAID solution

RAID is an essential technology that provides data protection to a multitude of business critical applications. With today’s multi-core servers reaching increasingly lower price points the market is calling for a high performance RAID solution at a compatible cost. Until now, the choice rested between hardware-controller based RAID solutions aimed at enterprise-class computing that could prove more expensive than entry server hardware, or poorly featured software-based RAID which is often tied to a particular hardware platform and fails to meet the demands of 24/7 business continuity. Virtual RAID technology establishes an entirely new category of RAID for Windows and Linux servers with features and performance to rival hardware-controller based RAID. Read the Virtual RAID Adapter Brief ( 421KB).