Dot Hill Systems Corp. has introduced the Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3400 Series (, delivering 10Gb/second iSCSI storage capabilities to address expanding bandwidth demands of small to medium sized businesses.
In addition to the AssuredSAN line for channel partners, OEM versions of the 3400 Series are also available. Dot Hill 3420 arrays with 2.5-inch drives and 3430 storage systems with 3.5-inch drives feature four 10Gb iSCSI ports.
Dot Hill’s 3000 Series, introduced throughout 2010, now provides a complete line of high-speed host connection interfaces including 8Gb Fibre Channel, Hybrid Fibre Channel with iSCSI, 6Gb SAS and now 10Gb iSCSI. All members of the extended Dot Hill 3000 line support AssuredSnap and AssuredCopy data protection software, and mixed-drive configurations including SAS, SATA and SSD. The 3000 Series features a number of eco-friendly enhancements such as drive-spin-down capability and Dot Hill’s patented EcoStor battery-free alternative for cache memory. 
The Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3400 Series will be available next month through existing Dot Hill channel partners. List prices start at US$18,970 for Dot Hill branded 2U storage systems with dual controllers. Disk drives are priced separately.