Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has made what it claims are "significant" performance enhancements to its AMS1000 storage system for mid-market customers.
The vendor has introduced multi-processing technologies to its mid-tier AMS1000 to complement the system's other features - first unveiled in April last year - such as 32 logical cache partitions, non-disruptive "on-the-fly" data movement across multiple tiers of storage and enterprise-class Raid-6 data protection.
HDS claimed the new technologies incorporated into the AMS1000, released last week, gave it a 20% increase in performance over the previous version of the system.
No other storage vendor can provide such an integrated solution within a midrange storage system without the aid of external appliances and/or host software, it said in a statement.
John Webster, principal IT advisor at research firm Illuminata, said: "By giving customers the ability to dynamically move application data between different classes of storage within the system, now coupled with a performance enhancement and multi-protocol interfaces, the AMS1000 is worthy of consideration as a flexible, long-term data consolidation platform."For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.