Built for price/performance and engineered for manageability, the new generation of the PanFS parallel file system, delivered on the Panasas ActiveStor Ultra appliance, is ready to take on your most challenging HPC projects.
Isn’t it time you start taking advantage of the industry’s leading price/performance in a storage appliance that maximizes simplicity, boosts reliability, and delivers the lowest total cost of ownership?
PanFS on ActiveStor Ultra provides the extreme performance, enterprise-grade reliability and manageability required to process the large and complex datasets associated with mixed workload HPC environments and ready to tackle emerging applications like AI, AR, VR, precision medicine, and autonomous driving.
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Panasas ActiveStor® Ultra Solution
Unlimited Performance Scaling
4 GB/s building blocks, utilizing multi-tier intelligent data placement to maximize storage performance by placing metadata on low-latency NVMe SSDs, small files on high IOPS SSDs and large files on high-bandwidth HDDs.
Low cost to own and operate
The new generation of PanFS is integrated with state-of-the-art COTS hardware to deliver the fastest parallel file system at any price point. Its frustration-free deployment, operation, and maintenance create a storage solution with the lowest total cost of ownership in its class.
Ready for frustration-free deployment, operation, and maintenance? You can go from dock-to-data in less than a day, and the low-touch solution requires no deep technical skills for ongoing administration. A single IT administrator can support systems of any size.
Fully automated online failure recovery protects your data assets. Network-distributed erasure coding and fully parallel rebuilds recover nodes quickly. Background data scrubbing ensures data integrity.
The new generation of PanFS is a portable parallel file system ready to run on qualified commodity or OEM-certified storage hardware, allowing for rapid adoption of new hardware capabilities and an expanded portfolio of hardware options over time.
Timely, high-quality support
Panasas delivers timely, high-quality support and rapid, single-vendor problem resolution. Our expert professionals are ready to focus on your issues the moment you need help.
Panasas® ActiveStor Ultra
Speed, affordability, manageability—as the saying goes, pick two. Now Panasas is changing that storage calculus. ActiveStor Ultra with PanFS offers the industry’s leading price/performance in an appliance that maximizes simplicity, boosts reliability, and delivers the lowest TCO. With the new PanFS, you get the fastest parallel file system at any price point and frustration-free manageability. Expect more from your storage.
Architected for performance, simplicity and flexibility, ActiveStor Ultra features PanFS 8, a completely re-engineered, portable parallel filesystem deployed on the latest industry-standard hardware. The result is a high-performance, cost-effective storage solution capable of seamlessly adapting to new technology advancements, evolving workloads, and dynamic business needs.
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Parallel File System Comparison
There is a world of HPC Parallel File System solutions, and choosing the right one for your requirements can be challenging. This is why we're bringing you this handy comparison guide, in partnership with the folks at Panasas®.
The changing files sizes and mixed workloads that dominate today's HPC and AI landscape require a consistently fast, total-performance file system ready to adapt to new requirements at the speed of business. See how the BeeGFS, GPFS, Lustre and PanFS parallel file systems compare and determine which system best meets your HPC storage needs.
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