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Cybernetics Storage Product Comparison

Cybernetics storage and backup solutions outperform competing solutions in performance, features, support and price. We have put our products up against the best in the data storage and backup industry, and consistently come out on top.

Cybernetics vs. Dell

Compare with Dell products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 1000 Series
Dell
EQL PS4100
Dual Controllers Yes Yes
Dedicated I/O Cache 4 GB per Controller No Cache Dedicated
1 GbE Data Ports 2 per Controller (plus management) 2 per Controller
10 GbE Available Yes Yes
Performance 100,000 IOPS Data Not Published
Host / Server Connections No Limit Limited
Drive Bays 16 or 24 12
Drive Types SATA / SAS / SSD SAS
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes No
Max Capacity per Module 96 TB 32 TB
Expansion / Scalability 1 controller Unit +2 Expansion Units Maximum of 2 Arrays per Group
LUNs / Volumes No Limit Limited
Snapshots 256 per Volume, Unlimited Available 128 per Volume, up to 2,048 Total per Group
Backup to Portable Disk Yes, Included No
Backup to Tape Yes, Included No
Redundancy Hot-Swapped Controller, Power Supplies, and Disk Drives Hot-Swapped Controller, Power Supplies, and Disk Drives
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited 1 Year Limited Warranty Coverage Term
Standard Warranty 2 Years Parts & Labor 1 Year Dell Basic Service

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Cybernetics vs. Compellent

Compare with Compellent products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 4000 + miNAS
NAS Gateway
Compellent
Storage Center:
Series 40 + NX3000
1 GbE Ports iSAN 4000 Series: 9/ misNAS:2 Series 40: up to 24/ NX3000: 4
10 GbE Ports Optional Optional
Performance 24GB Dedicated I/O Cache 6 GB or 12 GB Read Cache, 512 MB Write Cache
Host / Server Connections No Limit Up to 22 Ports per Controller, Switch Recommended
Drive Bays 8 / 12 / 16 / 24 12 / 16 / 20 / 24
Drive Types SATA / SAS / SSD SAS / SSD / FC
Max Capacity per Module 144 TB NX3000: 12 TB
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes Yes
Expansion / Scalability 7 Arrays of up to 168 disks, 1 PB max Series: 40: Upgradable to Dual Controller
LUNs / Volumes No Limit Not Defined
Local Snapshots No Limit Not Defined
Snapshot Replication Included, Unlimited Not Defined
Backup to Portable Disk or Tape Yes Not Defined
High Availability Dual Unit High Availability Pair with No Single Point of Failure, & Single Chassis Dual Controller Models Redundant Power Supplies, Clustered heads (up to 4) with Active/ Active Failover (Dual Controller Required)
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited Parts: 5 Years, Software: 90 Days
Installation Support & Training Included Included

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Cybernetics vs. EMC

Compare with EMC products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 1000 Series
EMC
VNXe3150(3.5")
Cybernetics
iSAN® 3000 Series
EMC
VNXe3300(3.5")
1 GbE Ports 2 per Controller +1 Admin 4 per Controller +1 Admin 2 per Controller +1 Admin 4 per Controller +1 Admin
10 GbE Ports Optional No Optional Optional
Performance 4 GB SAN Cache per Controller Optional FAST Cache 12 GB SAN Cache per Controller, Upgradeable Optional FAST Cache
Host / Server Connections No Limit 256 No Limit 512
Drive Bays 16 / 24 12 / 25 16 / 24 15 / 25
Drive Types SATA / SAS / SSD SAS / NL SAS SATA / SAS / SSD SAS / NL SAS
Max Capacity per Module 96 TB 36 TB 96 TB 45 TB
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes Yes, for all drives except SED(Self-Encrypting Drive) Yes Yes, for all drives except SED(Self-Encrypting Drive)
Expansion / Scalability Up to 288 TB Up to 87 TB (Requires Dual Controller) Up to 480 TB Up to 131 TB (Requires Dual Controller)
LUNs / Volumes No Limit 256 No Limit 512
Local Snapshots 256 per Volume, Unlimited Available 256 per Volume No Limit 256 per Volume
Snapshot Replication Site-to-Site; Multi-Site Available Optional Mutli-Site Optional
Backup to Portable Disk or Tape Yes No Yes No
High Availability Dual Controllers or HA Failover Pairs Dual Controllers Dual Controllers or HA Failover Pairs Dual Controllers
Controller Upgrades Yes No Yes No
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited 3 year Basic 9x5 Remote Support Lifetime, Unlimited 3 year Basic 9x5 Remote Support
Installation Support & Training Included Installation Not Included Included Included

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Cybernetics vs. Fujitsu

Compare with Fujitsu products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 4000
Fujitsu
ETERNUS DX60 S2
(2.5" Single Controller)
Fujitsu
ETERNUS DX60 S2
(2.5" Dual Controller)
Fujitsu
ETERNUS DX60 S2
(3.5" Single Controller)
Fujitsu
ETERNUS DX60 S2
(3.5" Dual Controller)
1 GbE Ports 9 2 4 2 4
10 GbE Ports Yes No No No No
Performance 24 GB Dedicated I/O Cache 2 GB Cache Capacity 2 GB Cache Capacity 2 GB Cache Capacity 2 GB Cache Capacity
Host/ Server Connections No Limit 32 SAN / 2 SAS 64 SAN / 4 SAS 32 SAN / 2 SAS 64 SAN / 4 SAS
Drive Bays 8 / 12 / 16 / 24 2 to 24 2 to 24 12 (24 with Drive Enclosure) 12 (24 with Drive Enclosure)
Drive Types SATA / SAS / SSD SAS / NL SAS SAS / NL SAS SAS / NL SAS SAS / NL SAS
Max Capacity per Module 144 TB 24 TB 24 TB 72 TB 72 TB
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Expansion / Scalability 7 Arrays of up to 168 Disks, 1 PB max N/A N/A N/A N/A
LUNs / Volumes No Limit Max 512 LUNs /
32 TB Capacity
Max 512 LUNs /
32 TB Capacity
Max 512 LUNs /
32 TB Capacity
Max 512 LUNs /
32 TB Capacity
Local Snapshots No Limit 8 Standard 8 Standard 8 Standard 8 Standard
Snapshot Replication Included, Unlimited 512 Maximum1 512 Maximum1 512 Maximum1 512 Maximum1
1"Local Copy License must be purchased to maximize the number of Snapshots."
Backup to Portable Disk or Tape Yes Not Published Not Published Not Published Not Published
High Availability No Single Point of Failure Yes Yes Yes Yes
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited 8A-8P / M-F Phone, 90-Day Media Replacement2 8A-8P / M-F Phone, 90-Day Media Replacement2 8A-8P / M-F Phone, 90-Day Media Replacement2 8A-8P / M-F Phone, 90-Day Media Replacement2
2Requires an annual maintenance fee which entitles customers to software level updates (e.g., Version x.1 to x.2, etc.). Software Installation is a fee-based service. Software Version Upgrades may require additional license and fee.
Installation Support & Training Included Customer Installable / Fee-Based Customer Installable / Fee-Based Customer Installable / Fee-Based Customer Installable / Fee-Based

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Cybernetics vs. HP

Compare with HP Products, Hewlett-Packard products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 4000 Series HA Pair
HP P4300 G2 7.2 TB
SAS Starter SAN
HP P4300 G2
16 TB
MDL SAS Starter SAN
1 GbE Ports (as configured) 18 4 4
10 GbE Ports Optional Optional Optional
Performance (as Configured) 48 GB Dedicated
I/O Cache(Expandable)
1 GB Cache 1 GB Cache
Host / Server Connections No Limit 64 64
Drive Bays (per Chassis) 8 / 12 / 16 / 24 8 8
Max Capacity (as Configured) 144 TB 7.2 TB 16 TB
Drive Types SAS / SATA / SSD SAS MDL SAS
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes No No
Expansion / Scalability Base +6 Arrays of up to 144 TB each, 1 PB max Base +30 Arrays of up to 3.6 TB each, 115.2 TB max Base +30 Arrays of up to 8 TB each, 256 TB max
LUNs / Volumes No Limit 512 max for LUNs greater than 40 TB;
maximum LUN size of 64 TB
512 max for LUNs greater than 40 TB;
maximum LUN size of 64 TB
Local Snapshots No Limit 50 max per Volume, 200 max for all Volumes 50 max per Volume, 200 max for all Volumes
Snapshot Replication Included, Unlimited Yes Yes
Backup to Portable Disk or Tape Yes No No
High Availability(HA Pair) Dual Controller, Chassis Auto-Failover Dual Controller, Chassis Auto-Failover Dual Controller, Chassis Auto-Failover
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited 3 Years (Warranty Period) 3 Years (Warranty Period)
Installation Support & Training Included Available Available

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Cybernetics vs. Fujitsu

Compare with NetApp products
Cybernetics
iSAN® 3000 Series
NetApp
FAS2240-2
NetApp
FAS2240-4
NetApp
FAS2220
NetApp
FAS2040
1 GbE Ports 4 per Controller
(expandable)
4 per Controller 4 per Controller 4 per Controller 4 per Controller
10 GbE Ports Available Available Available No No
Performance 12 GB Dedicated I/O Cache per Controller
(expandable)
4 GB ECC & 2 GB NVMEM per Controller 4 GB ECC & 2 GB NVMEM per Controller 4 GB ECC & 2 GB NVMEM per Controller 4 GB ECC & 512 GB NVMEM per Controller
Host / Server Connections No Limit Up to 128 SAN Connected Servers per HA Pair Up to 128 SAN Connected Servers per HA Pair Up to 256 SAN Connected Servers per HA Pair Up to 32 SAN Connected Servers per HA Pair
Drive Bays 16 / 24 24 24 12 12
Drive Types SATA / SAS / SSD SATA / SAS SATA / SAS SATA / SAS SATA / SAS
Max Capacity per Module 96 TB 60 TB 72 TB 36 TB 36 TB
Mix Drive Types in Same Chassis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Expansion / Scalability 5 Arrays of up to 120 Disks, 480 TB max Up to 144 Disks Up to 144 Disks Up to 60 Disks Up to 136 Disks
LUNs / Volumes No Limit Up to 1,024 Up to 1,024 Up to 1,024 Up to 1,024
Local Snapshots No Limit Up to 127,000 per Controller Up to 127,000 per Controller Up to 127,000 per Controller Up to 51,000 per Controller
Snapshot Replication Included, Unlimited Optional Optional Optional Optional
Backup to Portable Disk or Tape Yes Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified
High Availability Dual Controllers HA Pairs HA Pairs HA Pairs HA Pairs
Standard Technical Support Lifetime, Unlimited Warranty Period Warranty Period Warranty Period Warranty Period
Installation Support & Training Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A

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