Winchester In The News

Recent articles about Winchester Systems in the press.


July 8, 2015

Storage Nwesletter: Winchester Systems Adds 8TB HDDs to FlashDisk RAID and FlashNAS ZFS

Winchester Systems Inc. announced that its lines of FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays for SAN storage and FlashNAS ZFS for NAS now offer 8TB HDDs. With 8TB disks, the FlashDisk RAID and FlashNAS ZFS are for big data applications including file servers, private cloud storage, DR sites, local disk-to-disk backup, security and surveillance video, PACS medical imaging and archiving, image libraries, media distribution, broadcast, tape and robotics replacement.


June 30, 2015

Storage Newsletter: HyperCube Telecom Deploys Virtualized Private Cloud With FlashServer 2Ux4 From Winchester Systems

Winchester Systems Inc., a storage solutions provider, announced that HyperCube Telecom, LLC, a subsidiary of West Corporation and a telecom solutions provider, deployed a virtualized private cloud based on FlashServer 2Ux4, a four node server and storage converged solution.


December 2, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems FlashDisk RAID Arrays With Self Encrypted Disks

Winchester Systems Inc. announced Self Encrypted Disk (SED) drives. Winchester Systems Inc. announced Self Encrypted Disk (SED) drives. These drives enable security of data at rest and an often requested ability to perform a quick erase on command. They feature AES-256 encryption and FIPS 140-2 validation.


October 1, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems FlashDisk FX RAIDs With Modular Ports

Winchester Systems Inc. announced that FlashDisk FX Series RAID disk arrays are available with modular ports that allow the storage to be easily and inexpensively be transferred from SAN to LAN to direct attach at any time.


July 3, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems Upgrading FlashDisk Global Manager Software

Winchester Systems Inc. announced an upgrade of its FlashDisk storage-management software: FlashDisk Global Manager 3. This version, available at no charge to warranty and service-contract customers, has been redesigned to make it easier to configure and monitor the health, availability, capacity, and data-protection status of FlashDisk FX and VX commercial storage systems, and FlashDisk RF and RV ruggedized storage arrays.


June 13, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems Adds 2U Model and 16Gb FC to FlashNAS Line

The ZFS ZX-2U12 is a slimmer version of its 3U cousin, but packs all of the same functionality: hot swappable dual-redundant controllers, unlimited snapshots, remote replication, SSD caching, compression, self-healing data, NDMP support and WORM folders. The 3U system, formerly known as FlashNAS ZFS 3400, has been renamed as FlashNAS ZFS ZX-3U16.


June 10, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems Upgrades FlashDisk Line

The FlashDisk FX adds hybrid flash capability - combining flash-based SSD performance with the capacity of magnetic disk drives - and supports up to 16 host ports, the most in its class, and over 2PB of capacity using 360 6TBe disk drives.


May 28, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems Shipping Auto-Tiering Hybrid Flash Arrays

The new FlashDisk FX adds 'Hybrid' flash capability - seamlessly combining flash-based SSD performance with the economical capacity of HDDs - and supports up to 16 host ports and over 2PB of capacity using 360 6TB HDDs.


May 21, 2014

Infostor: Winchester Ships FlashDisk FX Hybrid Arrays

While vendors like Kaminario and Pure Storage are stoking competition in the growing market for all-flash storage arrays, Winchester Systems continues to make the case for hybrid systems.


March 18, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems FlashNAS ZFS NAS With WORM Function

The new WORM function can be applied to any directory, protecting its contents from being edited, altered, overwritten, deleted or corrupted.


January 10, 2014

Storage Newsletter: Winchester Systems: 3U Rackmount NAS With ZFS File System

Winchester Systems Inc., a data-storage infrastructure provider to military and commercial systems integrators and service/solution providers, announced the availability of its FlashNAS ZFS 3400 NAS system. It combines durable, active-active redundant hardware technology with the ZFS file system to provide enterprise data protection and reliability.