Sun StorageTek 2540 Array

Sun StorageTek 2540 Array

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From $6,855.00 (US)

The affordable Sun StorageTek 2540 array is ideal for primary workgroup and enterprise-class tier 2 storage. The array delivers reliable RAID functionality and the highest availability in its class. The flexible, high-density array is easy to deploy with Fibre Channel and optimized for rack-intensive environments. Try it free.

At a Glance

  • High availability, reliability, and density
  • Supports Fibre Channel infrastructures
  • Scales up to 48 drives
  • NEBS Level 3 certification
  • Protect your systems at the point of sale with extended and upgraded warranty coverage from day 1 with SunSpectrum Support Services

Key Applications

  • Low-cost Fibre Channel storage
  • Shared files and email
  • Distributed database
  • Web/edge and digital assets
  • HPC/Grid
  • NEP/Telco

World Record SPC-2 Benchmarks set by the StorageTek 2540 Array

The Sun StorageTek 2540 array established record results for the Storage Performance Council SPC-2 Price/Performance benchmarks. The ST2540 posted the best marks to date in both mirrored disk array and RAID-5 array configurations.1

Ideal for Small & Medium Businesses

  • Affordable prices, extreme energy efficiency, and low TCO
  • Advanced performance and reliability
  • Designed for growth and scalability
Customize it, price it, and buy it via Sun's site for small and medium businesses.

[1] ST2540 RAID 5 Result: Sun StorageTek 2540 Array (RAID-5): SPC-2 Submission Identifier: B00021, SPC-2 MBPS: 735.62, SPC-2 Price-Performance: $45.91/SPC-2 MBPS, Total ASU Capacity: 2,177.548 GB, Data Protection Level: RAID-5, Total Price: $33,772.
ST2540 RAID 1 Result: SPC-2 Submission Identifier: B00022, SPC-2 MBPST: 730.04, SPC-2 Price-Performance: $46.26/SPC-2 MBPS, Total ASU Capacity: 1,282.048 GB, Data Protection Level: Mirroring, Total Price: $33,772.
HP Storageworks 1000 RAID 1 Result: SPC-2 Submission Identifier: B00020, SPC-2 MBPS: 285.39, SPC-2 Price-Performance: $73.12/SPC-2 MBPS, Total ASU Capacity: 362.925 GB, Data Protection Level: Mirroring, Total Price: $20,868.

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Also available for iSCSI and SAS

Check out the low-cost Sun StorageTek 2510 array and Sun StorageTek 2530 array and get the same high performance, availability, and flexibility in iSCSI and SAS environments.