Penguin Computing announced the availability of the Icebreaker CS storage platform for large scale-out cloud storage deployments. The Icebreaker CS is a fully integrated and pre-configured appliance that incorporates Scality's RING Organic Storage software. It will be available directly from Penguin as well as through Scality.
The Icebreaker CS is based on Penguin Computing's Icebreaker 4860 storage server. The system offers an extremely high storage density of 240TB of raw data in a 4U form factor. It is powered by an Intel Xeon E5-2600 processor and configured with 128GB of RAM. The system is offered with two configuration options featuring SATA hard drives for capacity focused deployments and a mix of SSDs and SATA drives for deployments that require maximum performance.
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