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Ingenious all-in-one box for media.

BrightDrive Astella [ uh-STELL-a ]combines the power and intelligence of BrightDrive in a convenient and affordable entry-level solution.

With the embedded meta-data server and integrated FC connectivity, there is no need for further investment in hardware. And with a maintenance-free server file system without fragmentation, randomization, and interleaved files you won’t suffer from performance loss or unplanned downtime.

BrightDrive Astella provides a mature Administration GUI that will simplify your daily routines significantly.

Tech Specs Astella Fx, Dx & Nx

Server Chassis 4U server enclosure with rack mount kit, dual FRU power supplies/fan assemblies, and 12Gbit SAS drive backplane
Metadata Chassis Embedded
UPS + PDU NA
RAID Specs 2 x RAID 6 plus 1 x RAID 1; high performance RAID engine
technology in a single controller configuration with 48GB ECC RAM
(Up to 1TB)
Drive Support 36 x 3.5-inch SAS hot-swap hard drives (incl. 2 spares)
Drive Size: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
File systems 1 embedded file system
Operating System Linux
Supported Client OS Windows, MAC OSX, Linux
Supported File Systems StorNext® 4.7.x, StorNext® 5.x
Connectivity FC: 4 x 16GBit (exp to 8 x 32 Gbit), Ethernet: 2 x 10GBit (exp to 2 x 40Gbit)
Scalability Scale out with BrightDrive Triton or BrightDrive Procyon
Number of Streams 3 streams (2K)
High Availability No
Warranty Yes, 12 months with advanced replacement;
Warranty extension optional
Service Available Warranty extension optional Full service and support

Tech Specs Astella Nx Pro

Server Chassis 4U server enclosure with rack mount kit, dual FRU power supplies/fan assemblies, and 12Gbit SAS drive backplane
UPS + PDU NA
RAID Specs 2 x RAID 6 plus 1 x RAID 1; high performance RAID engine
technology in a single controller configuration with 48GB ECC RAM
(Up to 1TB)
Drive Support 36 x 3.5-inch hot-swap hard drives (incl. 2 spares)
Drive Size: SAS 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB | SSD 400GB, 500GB, 800GB, 1TB, 2TB
File systems 1 embedded file system
Operating System Linux
Supported Client OS Windows, MAC OSX, Linux
Supported File Systems StorNext® 4.7.x, StorNext® 5.x, HyperFS
Connectivity Ethernet: 2 x 10GBit + 2 x 10GBit (exp to 8 x 40Gbit)
Scalability Scale out with BrightDrive Triton or BrightDrive Procyon
Number of Streams 6 streams 2K, up to 4 streams 4K
High Availability No
Warranty Yes, 12 months with advanced replacement;
Warranty extension optional
Service Available Warranty extension optional Full service and support
 

BrightDrive Astella

BrightClip: Innovative Advanced Recording Technology

Intelligent guardian for high-performance - on every MDC.

Increase Performance. Decrease Fragmentation.

Our BrightDrive SAN Servers Procyon, Triton, Astella Fx and Astella Dx come with BrightClip®, our innovative advanced recording technology.

BrightClip is the intelligent solution that takes control of your file system and guarantees optimal file layout on the storage subsystem - in realtime and always up-to-date.

But BrightClip is much more than ordinary file allocation. BrightClip:

  • understands file sequences.
  • is file format agnostic and even recognizes AUTODESK file names.
  • dynamically and intelligently adjusts allocation sizes.
  • eliminates performance loss due to file fragmentation, randomization and interleaving.
BrightClip is the unique solution that is 100% effective - always.

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