PixStor One

The Power of PixStor for Small and Medium Workflows

Based on Pixit Media’s PixStor Platform, PixStor One delivers easy to use NAS functionality with the performance, multi-protocol capabilities, and data services of PixStor – on a smaller, easy to deploy scale. Choice of drive and chassis scalability provides capacities up to 1.8 PB with read performance up to 12 GB/s.

PixStor One

High Performance Software-Defined Storage

High Performance File System

PixStor One is powered by a well established parallel file system enhanced with added ease of use and relentless support – on open standard hardware

SSD Acceleration

Configurable with up to 12 800 GB SSDs powering a high-performance cache for metadata and small file acceleration

Expandable High Capacity

PixStor One supports up to 60 10 TB drives in a 4U enclosure with up to 4 storage enclosures, scaling up to 1.8 PB usable capacity                                                                                                 

Ease of Management

PixStor One’s easy to use dashboard provides simple management of the NAS system for managing day to day tasks and monitoring the system; view performance and capacity metrics, create network shares and snapshots for safe copies of data

An Industrial Strength, Robust, Easy to Manage Storage Platform

PixStor One is an easy to manage, scalable, high performance storage system with centralized control of all file system components from a single interface employing graphical interfaces for common tasks, and Python and REST APIs for file system automation and workflow integration. PixStor One’s easy to use dashboard provides simple management of the NAS system: View performance and capacity metrics, create network shares and utilize snapshots for safe copies of data. PixStor One’s snapshot capability is compatible with Microsoft Windows Shadow Copy functionality.

PixStor One Single Namespace Collaborative Architecture

Multi-protocol

SMBv2/3, NFS, FTP, HTTP, S3, and HDFS

No Performance Degradation

Unlike other NAS systems, PixStor One delivers consistent performance for the life of the hardware. PixStor One’s performance does not degrade with use, time or available capacity

Broad Client Support

PixStor One supports Linux, macOS and Windows clients via NFS and SMB protocols and permission models for POSIX and Windows including Microsoft Active Directory

Snaphots

PixStor One’s snapshot capability is compatible with Microsoft Windows Shadow Copy functionality

Pythonic and REST-compliant API

Automate IBM Spectrum Scale operation and create customized web interfaces to reduce complexity for otherwise difficult to manage file system components 

Comprehensive Solution Design

Extensive, in-depth analysis of existing environment focusing on workflow requirements, storage, network, and applications

The Software Defined Economic Advantage

PixStor One is deployed on software-defined, open standard hardware, with no vendor lock-in, and includes most data protection services at no extra charge – providing media organizations economic advantage and greater purchasing power.

Feature Set of PixStor One and PixStor

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