Avid NEXIS | E5 is now available and shipping.
The Avid NEXIS | E5 is the industry’s most dense collaborative storage solution. We’ve been getting a lot of questions about when to use Avid NEXIS E4 or Avid NEXIS E5.
The main difference is density. The Avid NEXIS | E5 can provide 480TB of capacity and 3.2GB/sec of throughput in 5 rack units for the storage, an equivalent Avid NEXIS E4 configuration requires 16 rack units. The Avid NEXIS | E5 is 3x the density of the Avid NEXIS E4.
Avid NEXIS | E5 connected to the network with 40Gbps Ethernet, whereas the Avid NEXIS | E4 using 10gbps. This reduces the number of network switch interfaces required for the Avid NEXIS | E5.
All other features are EQUAL.
- Scale max capacity 1.44PB
- Throughput 9.6 GB/sec
- Media Protection*
- High Availability /Redundant Controllers
Please note that there is a minimum of 3 engines required for media mirror/seamless engine protection.
Therefore, if the customer has unlimited floor and rack space, the Avid NEXIS | E4 is perfectly fine.
If the customer has restricted floor and rack space, the Avid NEXIS | E5 is the correct choice.
Also, remember Avid NEXIS is Software Define Storage, meaning Avid NEXIS | E4 and E5 can be combined in the same system if required.
If you have any questions on this post or on Avid NEXIS | E4 or E5, please contact Bilgipark Görüntü ve İletişim