Demand for server storage has increased exponentially with new computing paradigms such as cloud and virtual computing. Storage vendors have met demand by offering a wide range of storage servers configured purposefully for storage applications.
Thinkmate’s STX range of server solutions for storage offers rack mounted storage servers that balance varying workload performance and capacity requirements. The Thinkmate STX stack includes high capacity cloud storage, balanced capacity and performance nearline storage, and high performance enterprise storage.
Thinkmate STX-NS servers are storage servers for cloud computing. They are designed and configured for bulk storage of unstructured data at low per gigabyte cost and are optimized for replicated and NAS environments. STX-NS servers come in 2U, 3U, and 4U footprints. They can be configured with dual Intel® Xeon® CPUs and up to seventy-two 3.5” 7200RPM 6Gb/s SATA drives. Thinkmate STX-NS servers are ideal for moderate workloads such as those in bulk cloud storage, SMB to high-end NAS, Big Data storage, and backup and archiving.
Thinkmate STX-NL storage servers are designed and configured to fulfill enterprise-level nearline storage requirements and provide an excellent combination of capacity, performance, and reliability. STX-NL servers are available in 1U, 2U, 3U, and 4U sizes and can be configured with up to four Intel® Xeon® or AMD Opteron™ CPUs and thirty-six 3.5” or seventy-two 2.5” 6Gb/s SAS/SATA drives. They are ideal for RAID arrays, data warehousing, data mining, high performance computing, high reliability cloud storage, and high availability external storage arrays.
Thinkmate STX-EN storage servers are designed and configured for high workload mission-critical storage requirements that are typical of enterprise applications. STX-EN servers are available in 2U, 3U, and 4U foot prints. They can be configured with dual Intel® Xeon® CPUs and thirty-six 3.5” or seventy-two 2.5” 6Gb/s and12Gb/s SAS drives. Hard disks supplied have speeds of 10,000 and 15,000 RPMs. STX-EN storage servers are perfect for Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Big Data analytics, high performance computing, and multi-tenant server applications.
As a supplier of Supermicro products, Thinkmate also sells Supermicro SuperStorage servers. SuperStorage servers are available in 1U, 2U, 3U, and 4U sizes. Up to seventy-two 3.5” and 2.5” SAS/SATA drives with 6 Gb/s or 12Gb/s access can be accommodated in a 4U chassis configuration. A two server node configuration with support for two Intel® Xeon® CPUs in each node is also available in 2U and 3U chassis sizes.
Each Thinkmate STX storage server and Supermicro storage server purchased from Thinkmate comes with an award-winning 3-year warranty with advance parts replacement at no extra cost. Each Thinkmate and Supermicro data storage server is configured, assembled, and stress-tested in the USA ensuring the highest quality control before delivery to customers. With live 24-hour customer support and fast turnaround, you can be assured of zero or minimal downtime.