HighPoint unveils the RocketStor 6314A

HighPoint unveils the RocketStor 6314A – The Industry’s most affordable Thunderbolt 2 Hardware RAID Storage Solution.

June 2015, Milpitas, CA –For the past 20 years, HighPoint has been a professional RAID Storage Host Adapter and management solutions provider, constantly striving to bring quality RAID Storage technology to market at the industry’s most affordable price points.

HighPoint proudly announces our next Industry Milestone – the RocketStor 6341A. This professional grade, Hardware RAID Class Thunderbolt™ 2 Tower Enclosure will begin shipping this July, for only $699!

Introducing the RocketStor 6341A

Low cost does not mean lacking in features! The RocketStor 6314A comes fully loaded with a complete RAID feature set, superior performance, and the rock-solid reliability of Hardware RAID storage, without the enterprise price tag. The compact tower enclosure and built-in RAID-on-Chip architecture supports fast, highly reliable RAID 5 configurations, yet is light enough for portable applications. The stylish, brushed aluminum chassis features dual 20Gbps Thunderbolt ™2 ports and four removable hot-swap bays , which support any 2.5” or 3.5” Enterprise /NAS class SATA / SAS Hard Drive or SSD of your choice, and up to 32TB of total Storage Capacity in Hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD configurations!

Open-Box Storage Approach

The RocketStor 6314A is an affordable, professional grade hardware RAID solution with an “open-box” approach to storage applications. Customers have the freedom to use their choice of SAS or SATA storage device; SSD’s for performance or large hard disks for maximum capacity, from all RAID and NAS Class hard drive brands including HGST, Seagate, Toshiba and WDC. Customers can pair the RocketStor 6314A with 4 enterprise grade 8TB hard drives of their choice for hundreds less than comparable hardware RAID solutions.

Superior Performance

HighPoint’s industry proven hardware RAID-on-Chip architecture incorporates dedicated ARM based processors and RAID5/6 CRC32 engines with internal DDR3 memory to optimize transfer speeds and accelerate access times. This allows RocketStor 6314A to work independently and minimize the storage configuration’s impact on the computing platform’s resources, thereby enhancing performance for the entire system.

Our innovative DV Mode Technology intelligently manages the flow of large data blocks and write-back caching in order to minimize latency and ensure consistent, sustained high-performance transfers for media-rich applications.

Uncompromised Data Availability and Security

The RocketStor 6341A RAID Management includes our innovative SHI (Storage Health Inspector) utility suite.

SHI allows customers to manage and monitor the health and status of each individual drive, and initialize or schedule Verification sessions to check the integrity of RAID arrays. SHI can Dynamically Repair or Remap disks on the fly, and initiate RAID rebuild sessions automatically, to ensure your storage remains ready and able.

Comprehensive and User Friendly Management Suite

The RocketStor 6314A’s user-friendly web-based management interface is available for Windows and Mac OSX operating systems. Novices and experts alike, can quickly and easily configure, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot RAID configurations and individual storage devices, all from a single, unified software suite.

Advanced Management Features allow customers to configure Email notification to inform one or more users of changing storage conditions while outside of the work environment, and manage storage remotely via a local network connection.

Moreover, the RocketStor 6314A provides advanced configuration features for customers that need to fine tune storage for specific applications, such as Multiple RAID Arrays, RAID Rebuild Priority, RAID Block Size selection, and DV Mode.

Availability and Pricing

The RocketStor6314A will be available from HighPoint’s North American Retail and Distribution partners starting in July 2015.

RocketStor 6314A 4-Bay Hardware RAID Storage Tower Enclosure – MSRP: USD$699.00

Why Choose HighPoint?

HighPoint was founded in 1995. For the past 20 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves towards the design, manufacture and deployment of quality RAID HBA’s and RAID Storage Management Solutions. Our devoted team of experienced hardware and software engineers bring years of Storage RAID technology expertise to SAS, SATA, Thunderbolt ™ and USB storage and connectivity applications.

HighPoint strives to bring high-performance, quality storage and connectivity solutions to the marketplace at the industry’s best prices. We firmly believe that you do not have to sacrifice performance, versatility or reliability for affordability.

RocketStor–High-Performance, Reliable, and Affordable Connectivity & Storage Solutions

We specialize in cost/Performance oriented product design, development and manufacture, and continuously work to improve our products based on direct feedback from our valued customers. Over the years, we have forged strong alliances and technology partnerships with industry-leading storage providers, which enable us to quickly deliver Thunderbolt™, Mini-SAS, SATA and USB Connectivity and storage devices to the global marketplace.

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