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NEC HYDRAstor: High Performance - Maximum Capacity

HYDRAstor, NEC's award-winning distributed grid storage platform, enables long-term data retention through scalability of performance and maximized capacity without the complexity and inherent limitations of legacy storage solutions.

NEC HYDRAstor is capable of delivering lower storage capacity consumption by up to 95% or more with inline global data deduplication and significant reduction in network bandwidth requirement with WAN-Optimized Replication for cost-effective disaster recovery.

HYDRAstor HS Virtual Appliance (VA) can be plugged into existing virtual environment without effort and used as universal backup repository. WAN-optimized Replication minimizes network bandwidth and send local backup to remote data center.

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications NEC Storage Virtual Appliance (Software)
capacities exploitable 890 GB to 15,1 TB
with compressible data 17,8 TB to 302 TB
Maximum throughput (2 vCPU)² Standard 0,8 TB/h
Deduped Transfer 5 TB/h
Maximum throughput (4 vCPU)² Standard 1,6 TB/h
Deduped Transfer 10 TB/h
Protocols NFS, CIFS, Universal Express I/O, OST (OpenStorage)
Supported backup software Veritas NetBackup, Veritas BackupExec, Arcserve Backup, EMC NetWorker, HP Data Protector Software, NetVault Backup, IBM Spectrum Protect, CommVault Simpana, Oracle Recovery Manager, Veritas System Recovery, Acronis Backup & Recovery, Veeam Backup & Replication
Supported Hypervisors VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.0, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
² Measured with HS VA running on a VMware ESXi server with 2x Intel Xeon E5-2470 @2.30GHz (each with 8 cores), 96GB storage and 6x SATA HDD (7,200 RPM 4TB) in RAID6 mode.

Host hardware requirements for an HS VA instance

Hypervisor VMware ESXi Hyper-V
CPU 2 to 4 Kerne for HS VA, 1 or more for the host server
Memory³ 20 GiB (For Hypervisor: 4 GiB, for single VA: 16 GiB)
Disk capacity (System)³ 296 GB 326 GB
Disk capacity (Daten)³ 200 GB to 16 TB 200 GiB to 16 TiB
³ Capacity values are calculated based on 1GiB = 1,073,741,824 bytes, 1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes, 1 TB = 1,000 GB.