Enhance Technology Announces New Mini-SAS Desktop Storage Lines
EnhanceBOX™ E400 MS / E800 MS High Performance Storage Arrays for SMBs
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (February 05, 2010) – Enhance Technology, the leading data storage designer and manufacturer announced today the release of the new EnhanceBOX™ E400 MS and E800 MS desktop storage series. A powerful yet efficient storage system designed for SMBs, media library, desktop publishing, A/V post production and other high performance computing environments. The new EnhanceBOX™ E400 & E800 subsystems are next generation 3.5” disks based JBOD storage arrays with cable-less backplane and superior airflow designed for maximum performance, reliability, affordability and low operation cost.
Designed for use with the latest PCI-E Mini-SAS RAID controllers, EnhanceBOX™ E400 and E800 MS lines integrate the latest I/O technologies including the industry-standard SFF-8088 Mini-SAS interface with locking connectors, aluminum material construction, built-in SAS/SATA compatible backplane, hot-swappable HDD drive trays with individual keylock, and 80 Plus energy efficient power supply. As a result, it achieves an overall increase in performance by up to 20%. Enhance’s leading-edge SATALink™ and SASLink™ technology and the open hardware design supporting Windows, Mac OS and Linux guarantee the industry’s most comprehensive support for 3rd party RAID controllers including Adaptec, ATTO, HighPoint and LSI Logic.
E400 MS – Entry Level Desktop 4-Drive Storage Array
Enhance Technology designed and engineered the stylish EnhanceBOX™ E400 MS with the smallest footprint in the industry to meet the needs of most demanding and data intensive applications in a limited desktop space. Designed to be easy-to-use and affordable, the E400 MS provides the best data integrity and data transfer speed via a single Mini-SAS port with field replaceable components for ease of maintenance resulting in reduction in total cost of ownership. Capable of exceeding speeds over 250MB/s, the new E400 MS supports both high capacity SATA and high performance SAS drives with studio quality, low noise power supply and cooling fan module ideal for uncompressed HD video and real-time HD playback and live streaming.
E800 MS – High Performance Desktop Storage Array
The new EnhanceBOX™ E800 MS is a compact 8-drive storage array with dual Mini-SAS connections that demonstrates Enhance Technology’s continuing endeavor to offer quality data storage features in a compact 8x bay desktop storage system with superior performance to meet bandwidth hungry applications in HD or 3D environments delivering 450MB/sec when configured in RAID 5. The E800 MS also provides high reliability and has the best field replaceable features found on the market because of the cable-less enclosure design, hot swappable fan implementation, and 80 Plus energy-efficient 250W power supply that is environmentally friendly resulting in cost reduction on utility and system maintenance. The compact and versatile SAS/SATA external desktop storage system manages to out perform enterprise SCSI class systems in a heart beat.
EnhanceBOX™ E400 MS and E800 MS will be available through authorized dealers worldwide starting March 2010 with retail prices of $495 and $675.
About Enhance Technology
Founded in 1997, Enhance Technology designs and manufactures high performance storage systems and solutions for the digital content creation, medical imaging, security surveillance, data archive applications, and IT market spaces. Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California with an Asia branch in Taiwan and Europe Branch in Germany, Enhance Technology has become a world leader in hybrid I/O storage design and development. For more information about Enhance Technology, please visit