LSI enhances Engenio 7900 Storage System

Enhancements include new high-density Serial ATA drive enclosure, solid state drive support and iSCSI host interface support

LSI on Monday announced enhancements to its Engenio 7900 storage array. The enhancements include a new high-density Serial ATA drive enclosure, solid state drive support and iSCSI host interface support. In addition, LSI has added Tek-Tools Storage Profiler to the software for the array. The new Serial ATA drive enclosure can house 60 3.5-inch Serial ATA drives in a 4U (7-inch) high space. The enclosure allows 480TB to reside in a standard 19-inch rack. The company also announced that it is using the STEC ZeusIOPS solid state drives in the storage system and that it now supports iSCSI, as well as Fibre Channel host adapters.

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