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Micronet announces new Genevis V RAID rackmount subsystem

MicroNet Technology (, a provider of storage
solutions, has introduced its Genesis V RAID rackmount subsystem
product suite to deliver storage with enterprise performance and
features. Leading the portfolio is the 3U-16TB SAS-SAS/SATA RAID

A web browser-based RAID manager enables local or remote
configuration, management and monitoring of all system events and
provides email notifications indicating system health based on
user-defined policies. This rackmount device comes equipped with SATA
II drives for low cost storage of reference data, or on some units,
SAS drives for more throughput-intensive applications.

With the Genesis V, MicroNet says its delivers performance and
capabilities usually found only in enterprise environments, including
a 64-bit Intel IOP341 RAID processor, dual 4X mini SAS (3Gb/s) host
bus interface, and either a SAS or 3 Gb/s SATA II drive bus interface
for up to 400 MB/s per channel data throughput. Additional features
include: support of S.M.A.R.T. NCQ and OOB Staggered Spin-up capable
drives; RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD; online
array roaming; online RAID level/stripe size migration; online
capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously; online
volume set expansion; scalable within the enclosure; support of up to
128 LUNs per RAID set; instant availability and background
initialization; local audible event notification alarm; secure log-in
access; always-on UPS connectivity; and a serial port interface for
remote event notification

In addition to the fully loaded 16 bay SAS model, MicroNet is
releasing two Genesis V products as part of the new 2U and 3U
rack-mounted disk storage suite. These include an Ultra 320 SATA II
8/16 bay system and a 12 or 16 bay Fibre Channel SATA II/SAS device.
All Genesis V models include transparent data protection for all
popular operating systems (including Mac OS X), hot spare support,
automatic hot rebuild and online capacity expansion. Features to
ensure business continuity include two hot swappable power supplies,
bad block auto-remapping, online consistency check and redundant
flash image for high availability. Contact MicroNet for pricing.

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