One of my customers recently purchased a Dell EqualLogic PS4000XV Storage Area Network (SAN). Here are some pictures of the unit.
Front of the Unit. Sixteen 3.5″ Hard Drives in 3U of space:
Back of the Unit. Dual Power Supplies and Controllers:
9.6Tb of Storage via sixteen 600Gb 15K SAS Hard Drives:
Front of the controller card:
Back of the controller card:
Power Supply Fans:
This seems to be a very cool piece of hardware for the SMB sector. I plan to write additional blogs in the near future on the configuration and performance of this unit.