For users that need their data in a hurry, the i5500/i4500R has them covered. The i5500/i4500R brings unparalleled data throughput via iSCSI. With a powerful Intel® XScale CPU and 512MB of DDR memory, the i5500/i4500R delivers blazing performance for even the most demanding storage user.
Uninterrupted RAID Capacity Expand
Need to add more storage capacity to the i5500/i4500R but can’t afford the downtime? The i5500/i4500R features online RAID capacity expansion, which means that users can have bigger hard disks added to available slot and joining an existing RAID without having to power down the system. The i5500/i4500R will automatically rebuild your RAID array and increase your storage capacity with zero downtime.
Dynamic Volume Management
With the i5500/i4500R, flexibility is the name of the game. With the i5500/i4500R, users can change volume sizes on the fly without having to reboot or restart the system. Is your database starting to outgrow the space you originally allocated it? Simply reconfigure the volume from the web interface and assign unused capacity to your existing volume without any service interruptions.
The i5500/i4500R is far and away the price/performance leader. Instead of setting up a costly and complicated fiber channel network throughout your office for block level data sending, the i5500/i4500R accomplishes this via iSCSI. With the i5500/i4500R, users can obtain close to fiber channel class performance at a fraction of the cost.
With its dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, the i5500/i4500R was designed to be easily integrated into existing network infrastructures. Simply connect the i5500/i4500R to your Ethernet network and begin enjoying legendary Thecus performance and data security.