Adaptec

800-442-7274

Web: http://www.adaptec.com

Adaptec AHA-F940

32-bit PCI to Fibre Channel host adapter. Supports up to 126 peripheral devices or Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) and can support these connections at distances of 30M of copper and 10KM of fiber optic cable. AHA-F940 is capable of data transfer rates of 100 MBps. Product is still in development at publication time.

Adjile Systems

916-338-7660 or 800-347-7621

Web: http://www.adjile.com

Adjile

Warranty: Varies by component

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

RAID products are available in 19" rack mount, desktop, or deskside configurations. Hot-swap, fully redundant systems (disk drives, power supplies, controllers) supporting capacities from 2GB to more than 1TB of storage.

Amdahl Corporation

Sales: 800-223-2215

Technical Support: 800-962-8709

Web: http://www.amdahl.com

LVS 4500 Storage Product

Warranty: 1 year with 24 * 7 response

Cost of technical support: First year included in warranty

Provide Windows NT support? Yes; use of storage product on NT is supported

The LVS 4000 RAID Storage Array series offers redundancy at every component level, from the server to the disk and provides the end-to-end data availability required by open-systems applications. The LVS 4000 has implemented an advanced modular architecture, to improve performance as capacity grows.

Antrone Research

Sales: 714-237-1527

Technical support: 714-237-1528

Web: http://www.antrone.com

AccuRAID AR-800S

Warranty: One year

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

AccuRAID AR-800S is a Fast SCSI 10 MBps host- and operating system-independent RAID subsystem. Includes high-performance processor, 8MB cache, array management firmware, monitor utility, remote terminal interface, page and FAX notification, and power outage detection via UPS interface. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, and 5, and hot-swap, hot-spare, and automatic drive rebuild. Includes dual load-sharing redundant power supplies.

AccuRAID AR-600I

Warranty: One year

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

AccuRAID AR-600I is a Fast SCSI 10 MBps RAID subsystem with EIDE/Fast ATA-2 drives. Includes high-performance processor, 8MB cache, array management firmware, monitor utility, remote terminal interface, page and FAX notification, and power outage detection via UPS interface. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, and 5, and hot-swap, hot-spare, and automatic drive rebuild. Includes dual load-sharing redundant power supplies.

AccuRAID AR-600W

Warranty: One year

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

AccuRAID AR-600W is an Ultra Wide SCSI host- and operating system-independent RAID subsystem with IIDE/fast ATA-2 drives. Includes high-performance processor, 8MB cache, array management firmware, monitor utility, remote terminal interface, page and FAX notification, and power outage detection via UPS interface. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, and 5, and hot-swap, hot-spare, and automatic drive rebuild. Includes dual load-sharing redundant power supplies.

Artecon

760-931-5500 or 800-872-2783

Web: http://www.artecon.com

LynxArray RAID System Series 3000

Warranty: Various, contact Artecon

Cost of technical support: Free from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST; 24 * 7 available at additional cost

Provide Windows NT support? Yes; also, RAIDvisor GUI available for remote management

A tower or rackmount RAID system that scales from 27GB to 82GB using RAID levels 0, 0+1, 3, or 5. LynxArray supports 9 front-accessible drives and 2 rear-mounted controllers in only 7" of vertical space yielding 52GB per cubic foot. All hot-swap components, including controllers, disk or tape drives, power, and fans. LynxArray is the first open-systems, off-the-shelf RAID solution to obtain NEBS certification. This certification assures that the system can withstand an earthquake of up to 8.3 on the Richter scale and survive 8000 volts of direct electrical contact while operational with no loss of data or functions.

LynxArray RAID System

Warranty: Various, contact Artecon

Cost of technical support: Free from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST; 24 * 7 available at additional cost

Provide Windows NT support? Yes; also, RAIDvisor GUI available for remote management

A modular RAID system designed for users who want to "build as requirements grow" from 12GB to 146GB. Expand with additional hot-swap disk drives, tape drives, or a second controller for failover. Ultra SCSI allows 33MBps sustained and 40MBps burst transfer rates using RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 3 or 5.

Box Hill Systems

212-989-4455 or 800-727-3863

Web: http://www.boxhill.com

Fibre Box

Warranty: 1 year

Cost of technical support: 24-hour phone support free; all other, call for pricing

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

Fibre Box is a high-performance, hot-swappable, dual Fibre Channel storage system with data transfer rates up to 200MBps, capacities up to 72GB per enclosure (1.1TB per loop), using 9GB Fibre Channel disk drives, X/OR RAID fault-tolerance, and transmission distances from 30M to 10KM.

RAID Box 5300 Turbo

Warranty: 1 year

Cost of technical support: 24-hour phone support free; all other, call for pricing

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The RAID Box 5300 Turbo is the fastest, most expandable, disk array system with an aggregate transfer rate of 60MBps. Data capacities range from 2GB to 1.3TB, and redundant drives and controllers protect data in case of failure. Multiple RAID levels are supported concurrently on UNIX and Windows NT platforms.

CLARiiON

508-480-3750 or 800-672-7729

Web: http://www.clariion.com

CLARiiON Series 100 Disk Array

Warranty: Three-year return to factory on parts

Cost of technical support: Call for information

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, for NT 3.51 and NT 4.0 (listed on Windows NT Hardware Compatibility List--HCL)

External Disk Array with up to 62GB of storage in 7 drive bays. Storage can be configured in combinations of RAID levels 0, 1, 1/0, 3, and 5, up to 32MB read and non-volatile write-back cache. Online maintenance of redundant drives, fans, power supplies. ArrayGUIde Management software for remote management. ESM software integrates ArrayGUIde into Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) management suites.

CLARiiON Series 1000 Disk Array

Warranty: Three-year return to factory on parts

Cost of technical support: Call for information

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, for NT 3.51 and NT 4.0 (listed on Windows NT HCL)

Pedestal or rackmount Disk Array with up to 90GB of storage in 10 drive bays. Multiple concurrent RAID levels 0, 1, 1/0, 3, and 5. Dual storage processor architecture with up to 128MB of read cache or mirrored write cache. Redundant storage processors, disk drives, fans, and power supplies are serviceable online. ArrayGUIde Management GUI for comprehensive remote management. ESM software integrates ArrayGUIde into SNMP management suites. ATF software allows continuous operation during I/O path failures.

CLARiiON Series 2000 Disk Array

Warranty: Three-year return to factory on parts

Cost of technical support: Call for information

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, for NT 3.51 and NT 4.0 (listed on Windows NT HCL)

Pedestal or rackmount disk array stores up to 178GB, 20 drive bays. Supports multiple logical drives in any combination of RAID levels 0, 1, 1/0, 3, and 5. Dual storage processor architecture with 8MB to 128MB read cache or mirrored write cache. SCSI-2 FWD host connections. Online serviceable and redundant storage processors, disk drives, fans, and power supplies. ArrayGUIde Management GUI for comprehensive remote management. ESM software integrates ArrayGUIde into SNMP management suites. ATF software allows continuous operation during I/O path failures.

CLARiiON Series 3000 Disk Array

Warranty: Three-year return to factory on parts

Cost of technical support: Call for information

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, for NT 3.51 and NT 4.0 (listed on Windows NT HCL)

Pedestal or rackmount disk array with up to 264GB of storage, 30 drive bays. Multiple logical drives in combinations of RAID levels 0, 1, 1/0, 3, and 5. SCSI-2 FWD host connections, upgradeable to fibre channel. Dual storage processor architecture with up to 128MB of read cache or mirrored write cache. Redundant storage processors, disk drives, fans, and power supplies are serviceable online. ArrayGUIde Management GUI for comprehensive remote management. ESM software integrates ArrayGUIde into SNMP management suites. ATF software allows continuous operation during I/O path failures.

CMD Technology

714-454-0800 or 800-426-3832

Web: http://www.cmd.com

CRD-5400

Warranty: 3 years (return to factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's CRD-5400 RAID controller provides a high performance, small-sized RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 4, and 5 controller at a reasonable price. This controller is easy to integrate into small-to-medium capacity, high-performance desktop workstation applications requiring a RAID subsystem with high performance and data integrity.

CRD-5440

Warranty: 3 years (return to factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's CRD-5440 is a 5.25" by half-height RAID controller packaged in an enclosure-ready canister. Containing four Ultra SCSI channels, up to 128MB of cache memory, it is capable of RAID 0, 1, 1+0, 4, and 5. Its connectivity lets it operate effectively in a multi-host environment.

CRD-5500

Warranty: 3 years (return to factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's fault-tolerant CRD-5500 RAID controller provides dual redundant controllers with active/active failover for high-availability application environments. Any or all of the nine channels available can be configured as Ultra SCSI to provide enhanced performance and investment protection to the installed base.

Daytona RAIDarray

Warranty: 3 years (return to factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's Daytona RAIDarray is a fault-resistant desktop RAID solution for high-performance workstations and mid-sized servers that installs in 30 minutes or less. It provides up to 40GB of online storage capacity in a compact subsystem, includes hot-pluggable disk canisters, internal battery backup, redundant power supplies and fans, and attaches to the workstation's or file server's SCSI port.

ORD-5330

Warranty: 3 years (return to factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's ORD-5330 brings new capabilities to OEM users in the area of I/O channels and overall throughput. It is a 3.5" * 1" high 1-card 3-channel RAID controller, capable of RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 4, and 5, with up to 64MB of cache memory for performance.

ORD-5640

Warranty: 3 years (Return to Factory)

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? N/A

CMD's ORD-5640 is a 5.25" RAID board for the OEM RAID market that can be used as a single RAID controller, or in a pair to form a high-availability configuration offering automatic active/active fail over and hot-swappability. It includes capabilities for OEM RAID solutions where high availability/continuous data access are critical.

Cybernetics

757-833-9000

Web: http://www.cybernetics.com

Cybernetics CY-RDA

Warranty: Contact vendor

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

Fault-tolerant redundancy with hot-swappable drives, fans, and power supplies. CY-RDA features 36MB throughput and up to 512MB read and write-back cache. In tower and rack-mountable enclosures, subsystem can expand to 56 SCSI devices and up to 487GB. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 4, and 5.

Digital Equipment

Sales: 508-841-3280

Technical Support: 800-344-4825

Web: http://www.storage.digital.com

Digital StorageWorks RAID Array 230/Plus Controller

Warranty: 3 years

Cost of technical support: Various services available

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

RAID Array 230/Plus is a server-based RAID controller designed for entry level, low-cost RAID, but it is scalable to the midrange. RAID Array 230/Plus provides RAID levels 0, 1, 1+1, 5, and JBOD. Can support disks internal to Alpha or Intel server and supports drives in external pedestal cabinets.

Digital StorageWorks RAID Array 310

Warranty: 3 years

Cost of technical support: Various services available

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

External storage subsystem, single controller, 16MB cache, redundant cooling and power, 7 disk drives expandable to 14 drives. Positioned for workgroup environments. Supported by Windows NT Clusters. Currently listed on the Microsoft HCL.

Digital StorageWorks RAID Array 450

Warranty: 3 years

Cost of technical support: Various services available

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

External storage subsystem positioned for departmental applications to small Data Centers. Office pedestal cabinet, 24 disk drives, redundant storage controller with 32MB cache expandable to 128MB. Redundant power and cooling. Supported by Windows NT Clusters. Listed on the Microsoft HCL.

Infortrend

707-541-3400

Web: http://www.infortrend.com

IFT-2101 UA and UB

Warranty: 5 years

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

IFT-2101 is a PCI to Ultra Wide SCSI RAID controller with 2 drive channels, selectable RAID levels (0,1,3,5), up to 64MB cache in 72-pin SIMM, and drivers for most operating systems.

IFT-3100U

Warranty: 5 years

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

IFT-3100U is an Ultra Wide to Ultra Wide SCSI RAID controller with four channels on the base unit and four more channels available on daughter card. Offers selectable RAID levels (0,1,3,5), 128MB cache with intelligent read-ahead/write-back option, redundant-control capability with synchronized cache and active/active failover.

IFT-3101U

Warranty: 5 years

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

IFT-3101 is an Ultra Wide to Ultra Wide SCSI RAID controller, standard with 3.5" half-height dimension; selectable RAID levels (0,1,3,5); two drive channels--3 channels with daughter cards; 64MB cache with intelligent read-ahead/write-back option; GUI RAID management software; and redundant capability with all channels configurable as host or drive.

IFT-3102UA

Warranty: 5 years

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

IFT-3102 is an Ultra Wide to Ultra Wide SCSI RAID controller with three channels on the base unit and three more channels available on the daughter card. All channels are configurable as host or drive. Offers selectable RAID levels (0,1,3,5); 128MB cache with intelligent read-ahead/write-back option; redundant control capability; and GUI RAID management software, which comes standard with 5.25" half-height and full-height dimensions.

nStor

407-829-3500 or 800-724-3511

Web: http://www.nstor.com

CR8e

Warranty: 5 years on disk drives; 3 years on system and controller

Cost of technical support: Free

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

CR8e is an 8-bay SAF-TE-compliant RAID subsystem offering transfer data rates of 40MBs over an Ultra Wide SCSI-3 bus. Cluster-ready design allows storage capacities up to one terabyte. Redundant hot-swap disk drives, power supplies, and cooling fans. Supports online disk capacity expansion, RAID level migration and configuration control. Provides comprehensive alert management via SNMP traps, paging, broadcasts, event log, program executive and email, using nStor RAID AdminiStor management software.

Raidtec

770-664-6066

Web: http://www.raidtec.com

FibreArray

Warranty: 2 years; Depot

Cost of technical support: Technical support is free; onsite service; get quote

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

FibreArray is a universal FC-AL drive subsystem enclosure. Each FibreArray supports 7 hot-swap 3.5" FC-AL drives, 1 standard (or 2 optional) hot-swap Port Bypass Modules, 3 hot-swap fans, and 3 hot-swap N+1 autoranging power supplies. Up to 16 FibreArrays can be cascaded together on 1 FC-AL loop for more than 1TB online. FibreArrays come complete with Environment Array manager and RAIDmanLite management software.

FibreRAID-PCI

Warranty: 2 years; Depot

Cost of technical support: Technical support is free; onsite service; get quote

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

FibreRAID-PCI is a high performance FC-AL RAID caching controller. Provides up to 1TB at speeds up to 100 MBps on one FC-AL loop. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5 and allows 112 drives configured in 1 to 26 virtual array groups with dedicated or global hot spares. FibreRAID's RAIDwizard caching and configuration manager automatically optimizes performance and supports Dynamic Virtual reconfiguration through the friendly RAIDman interface.

FlexArray M

Warranty: 2 years; Depot

Cost of technical support: Technical support is free; onsite service; get quote

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The FlexArray is a host-independent SCSI-to-SCSI mirroring subsystem. RUAC MX controller in the FlexArray M has 2 Fast SCSI 2 buses and supports 2 to 4 drives at RAID levels 0 or 1. Minitower cabinet supports standard 3.5" drives for workstations and entry-level servers.

FlexArray TFX

Warranty: 2 years; Depot

Cost of technical support: Technical support is free; onsite service; get quote

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The FlexArray TFX is a high-performance host-independent SCSI-to-SCSI RAID subsystem supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 10, or parity RAID 3/5. Supports Fast Wide SCSI host attachment both single ended and differential. Family tower or rack-mount models can be configured for up to 35 3.5" Wide or Narrow drives for capacities up to 270GB from one controller.

FlexArray UltraRAID

Warranty: 2 years; Depot

Cost of technical support: Free; onsite service, get quote

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The FlexArray UltraRAID subsystem features Raidtec's Ultra SCSI PCI RAID caching controller. Has 2 Ultra SCSI buses to connect up to 126GB of the fastest SCSI RAID (levels 0, 1, 3, and 5) available. Raidman management allows 1 to 14 drives to be set up in up to 8 virtual array groups. Each FlexArray enclosure can support up to seven 3.5" drives, 3 hot-swap fans, and 3 hot-swap N+1 power supplies.

Storage Dimensions

Sales: 408-954-0710 or
800-765-7895 ext. 1400

Technical Support: 408-894-1325

Web: http://www.storagedimensions.com

JETArray For NetWare and Windows NT

Warranty: SpeedExchange: 2 years on DLT tape drives, 3 years on other components

Cost of technical support: Free technical support hotline during business hours. SpeedExchange provides advance exchange and replacement parts. TechConnect technical support knowledge base is free and accessible 24 hours a day.

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

JETArray is a high-speed tape backup system that incorporates four DLT7000, DLT4000, or DLT2000XT tape drives and Cheyenne RAID and image software. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, and 5. Reaches backup speeds of up to 72GB per hour and provides 45GB to 210GB of unattended capacity.

RAIDPro VL

Warranty: SpeedExchange: 5 years on disk drives and 3 years on all other components.

Cost of technical support: Basic support is free; fee-based support options are available

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The RAIDPro VL with 2.1GB or 4.3GB disk drive modules features a one-channel Dynamic Growth and Reconfiguration (DGR) SCSI-2 RAIDCard controller and 4MB of controller cache RAM, scalable to 16MB. DGR lets administrators change RAID levels or add storage while the system is online and available to users.

RAIDPro XL

Warranty: Speed Exchange: 5 years on disk drives and 3 years on all other components.

Cost of technical support: Basic support is free; fee-based support options are available

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

The RAIDPro XL with 4.3GB high-performance disk drives features a 2-channel DGR Ultra RAIDCard controller and 16MB of controller cache RAM, scalable to 64MB.

SuperFlex 3000 with DGR

Warranty: SpeedExchange: 5 years on disk drives, 1 year on tape drives, 3 years on other components

Cost of technical support: Free technical support hotline during business hours. SpeedExchange provides advance exchange and replacement parts. TechConnect technical support knowledge base is free and accessible 24 hours a day.

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Certified

SuperFlex 3000 with DGR is an easy-to-use, expandable RAID storage system that supports 3.5" 2.1GB, 4.3GB, or 9.1GB disk modules. Features Ultra SCSI performance and redundant, hot-swappable hardware components.

SuperFlex 4000

Warranty: SpeedExchange: 5 years on disk drives, 1 year on tape drives, 3 years on other components

Cost of technical support: Free technical support hotline during business hours. SpeedExchange provides advance exchange and replacement parts. TechConnect technical support knowledge base is free and accessible 24 hours a day.

Provide Windows NT support? Yes, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Certified

SuperFlex 4000 is a high-performance, high-capacity RAID storage system that supports 3.5" 2.1GB, 4.3GB, or 9.1GB disk modules. SuperFlex 4000 supports applications across a variety of computing environments and supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, and 5. The RAIDFlex SCSI-to-SCSI array controller resides in the enclosure, eliminating dependence on the server CPU for array operations. The system features redundant, hot-swappable hardware components for a high level of resiliency.

SuperFlex 5000 for NetWare and Windows NT

Warranty: SpeedExchange: 5 years on disk drives, 1 year on tape drives, 3 years on other components

Cost of technical support: Free technical support hotline during business hours. SpeedExchange provides advance exchange and replacement parts. TechConnect technical support knowledge base is free and accessible 24 hours a day.

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

SuperFlex 5000, a highly resilient, dual-controller RAID storage system, supports 3.5" 2.1 GB, 4.3 GB, or 9.1 GB disk modules. The system's automatic failover capabilities switch it to the secondary (standby) controller if the primary (active) controller fails. RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, and 5 are supported. The system features redundant, hot-swappable hardware components for a high level of resiliency.

VantagePoint storage management software

Warranty: N/A

Cost of technical support: Free technical support hotline during business hours. TechConnect technical support knowledge base is free and accessible 24 hours a day.

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

VantagePoint software provides centralized storage management for Storage Dimensions disk arrays. The GUI-based software provides information about system configuration, drive and controller inventory, array status, and storage system performance. An alarm capability notifies of system status changes via pager or email. Supports TCP/IP for NetWare and NT.

Winchester Systems

800-325-3700

Web: http://www.winsys.com

FlashDisk RAID/PCI

Warranty: 1 year, next-day onsite

Cost of technical support: Free first year

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

FlashDisk RAID/PCI is a native PCI disk array that delivers up to 4,500 I/O per second and 40 MBps throughput. Supports hot-swap components, RAID 1, 3, 5, 0+1, hot-spare disks, and redundant AC power. Capacities from 12.9GB to 109.2GB per unit. Best for moderate-sized applications that are growing. Live configuration lets you add disks dynamically.

FlashDisk RAID/SCSI

Warranty: 1 year, next day onsite

Cost of technical support: Free first year

Provide Windows NT support? Yes

FlashDisk RAID/SCSI is a high-speed disk array that delivers up to 7,700 I/O per second and 40MBps throughput. Supports hot-swap components, RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 0+1, hot-spare disks, and redundant AC power. Capacities from 12.9GB to 109.2GB per unit. Ideal for database and transaction processing environments, running a typical 4-hour MRP report in 45 minutes.