American Megatrends Will Demonstrate Storage Virtualization at Storage Networking World Fall 2004

Monday: October 25, 2004

StorTrends 1000i is an affordable 1U, rackmount storage appliance that offers support for both block and file-based data through StorTrends iTX software. ManageTrends™, AMI’s Storage Management Suite, performs all functions relating to discovery, management, tracking and planning for storage growth. Features of StorTrends iTX include:

  • iSCSI target solution for IP-SAN and NAS file server supporting CIFS, AFP, NFS and NCP
  • Multiple language support
  • Active Directory Services (ADS) support
  • Access Control List (ACL) support
  • RAID 0, 1 and 5

Features of ManageTrends include:

  • Discovery using SNMP
  • Manages StorTrends 1000i storage appliances
  • Map, topology and storage views
  • iSNS zone management
  • MD5 CHAP login authentication

AMI will also be demonstrating StorTrends NXS (NAS XScale software) powered by the Intel® XScale® reference design, a low end NAS (Network Attached Storage) appliance targeting SOHO and SMB markets, at Intel’s booth (P14) during the expo hours on Tuesday, October 26th. The Intel XScale reference design supports S-ATA non-removable disks that can be configured to support RAID or JBOD. AMI's StorTrends NXS can be loaded onto the XScale reference design to provide users with a complete, stable, low cost entry-level networked storage solution. Features of StorTrends NXS include:

  • Multiple language support
  • Enhanced Active Directory Services (eADS) support
  • ACL (Access Control List) support with no limits
  • Network Client Support: Unix, Linux, Apple and Microsoft Windows
  • Enhanced WebUI - improved simplicity, increased usability

About AMI

Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends International LLC (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems. AMI's industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, innovative StorTrends® Network Storage hardware and software products, MegaRAC® remote server management tools and solutions based on the popular Android™ and Linux® operating systems continue to garner industry acclaim and awards around the world. In line with the diversity of its technology and product line, AMI is a member of a number of industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan to better serve its customers.

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