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AnandTech reviews the Nimbus™ 400

Ganesh T S,  the storage & multimedia systems’s analyst/reviewer of AnandTech, took a deep dive into the Advatronix® Nimbus ™ 400 server. We are pleased with what Ganesh had to say about our server and are excited to share his review with you. Click here to read the review at...
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Advatronix & FreeNAS – A perfect match

FreeNAS® is the premier open-source operating system focusing on storing and sharing data over a network. As the name suggests, the operating system is available at no cost and provides a great way to enable centralized, performance-oriented, and easily accessible storage for your home or small office. According to FreeNAS®’...
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Advatronix® Systems Partners with HD Sentinel to Develop Acoustix, an Innovative Thermal Monitoring Program and Intelligent Fan Control System

Advatronix® Systems, a leader in innovative server solutions, is proud to announce it has partnered with HD Sentinel, developer of Hard Disk Sentinel and other pioneering software products, to develop a proprietary server hardware/software solution for active thermal monitoring and intelligent fan control for enabling efficient server power management.  The...
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Advatronix® Systems Announces Redundant Power Supply Upgrade Option for All Cirrus™ 1200 Servers

Advatronix® Systems is pleased to announce that all of their Cirrus™ 1200 servers now include the option to upgrade to a top of the line, 80 PLUS® rated, energy efficient, redundant power supply unit for ultimate reliability and availability. Built around the latest Intel® Xeon® E3v3 platform, The Cirrus™ 1200...
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Advatronix Systems Expands its Operating Systems Offerings to Include CentOS Enterprise

Advatronix® Systems, a leader in innovative server solutions, has announced a Linux enterprise version of their innovative Cirrus™ 1200 server model, utilizing the latest version of the popular CentOS 6.4. Operating System. The Cirrus™ 1200 is Advatronix® System’s unique take on the server solution and is remarkably powerful and easy...
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Advatronix Systems’ Servers Feature a Unified SAS/SATA Architecture

Before purchasing a computing server, storage server or NAS appliance, one must decide to opt for a SATA architecture or a SAS architecture. The choice of which storage architecture is selected will have a large impact on the potential flexibility of the device and its return on investment (ROI) over...
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Maintaining Privacy in the Era of Cloud Computing

The trend in the industry today is cloud computing. Individuals, businesses, and entire industries are looking toward cloud solutions for the potential cost-saving and efficiency-boosting benefits they promise to provide. But there is one downside to the cloud that people seldom hear about, one thing that must be sacrificed to...
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Advatronix® Systems Demystifies the Trusted Platform Module

A TPM, or Trusted Platform Module, is a revolutionary piece of hardware that can be installed on some computers and servers to greatly increase security and ensure that the only people that can access your device are those that you authorize. Here is a brief overview of the technology, explaining...
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The Differences Between HDDs and SSDs.

Before purchasing your next server, it is important to review the differences between the two primary storage technologies: standard hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs).  Each technology has its own advantages and disadvantages, and the following guide provides a brief overview of each technology as well as...
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The Cirrus™ 1200 by Advatronix® Systems now offers direct backup onto M-DISCs with up to 1,000 year of data retention!

No one can dispute the importance of backing up data on a regular basis. And while some files are live documents that need to change and get revised constantly, other files such as priceless pictures, videos, medical records and completed documents can be backed up once and for all and...
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StorageReview.com Praises the Cirrus™ 1200

The team at StorageReview.com has written an in-depth review of the Cirrus™ 1200 and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. We are very proud of what StorageReview has to say about our server and are excited to share their review with you. Click here to read the review at StorageReview.com...
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Robust Advatronix® Cirrus™ Servers Deliver Reliability and Fault-Tolerance

Your company wants what all other enterprises want: zero down time. Technical failures lose business and lower employee morale, yet enterprise downtime continues to be a very real problem. Industry analyst firm the Aberdeen Group reports 93 percent of companies still suffer measurable amounts of downtime each year. In a...
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Advatronix® Cirrus™ 1200

Advatronix® Systems’ Cirrus™ 1200 Server Blows Away Big Name Competitors

Advatronix® Systems has re-imagined the server with the creation of the Cirrus™ 1200, an easy to use and powerful solution that blows away the competition in performance, reliability, and efficiency while serving as the answer to major difficulties that have plagued servers for decades. The problems associated with servers offered by other...
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Benefits of SSD Caching

Solid State Drives (SSDs) are storage devices that do not contain moving parts in contrast to mechanical hard disk drives (HDDs). SSDs are also inherently faster that HDDs, consume less power and are capable of operating in harsher environments. This being said, SSDs are much more expensive in terms of...
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Benefits of ECC Memory

Error-correcting code (ECC) memory is a type of Random Access Memory (RAM) that can automatically detect and correct memory errors that would otherwise lead to data corruption or cause a system crash. ECC memory is most commonly deployed in environments where data corruption or unexpected downtime must be avoided under...
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Rack Mount Server vs Advatronix® Servers

You have a lot of choices when it comes to small business servers. You want to get the best bang for your buck with affordable network servers, so consider small form factor servers when you’re building your IT infrastructure. Two choices to look at in small form factor servers are...
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Effects of Dust Accumulation on Servers

Computing servers house a wide array of electronic components designed to operate within a specific thermal range. Operating these components outside of their specified thermal range, even for a relatively short amount of time, could result in system instability and premature hardware failure. To prevent the servers’ electronic components from...
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Differences Between NAS, SAN, and DAS

There are three commonly used methods for storing data that nearly all storage technologies fall into: Network Attached Storage, Direct-Attached Storage, and Storage Area Network. When deciding what configuration is best for you, it’s important to know a little bit about them, how they are similar and how they are...
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The Different Levels of Data Protection Under RAID

The redundant array of independent disks, better known as RAID in the technology world, provides a method of data storage on hard disks which is designed to improve performance as well as redundancy to avoid data loss. RAID methodologies total 10 distinct designs of RAID servers, ranging from the most...
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A Server Solution for Creative Professionals

A Server Solution for Creative Professionals

Photographers, graphic designers, video editors and other content creators rejoice! The computing sever that tailors to your every need is finally here. Meet the stylish Cirrus™ 1200 by Advatronix® Systems, a revolutionary versatile high-end server that fits perfectly in your atelier or small office.  Thanks to its unique form factor...
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The Advatronix® Cirrus™ 1200 is Green

‘Going green’ these days doesn’t – or shouldn’t — have to mean living off the grid eating tree bark. A growing number of modern businesses have made the happy discovery that there are easy ways to improve your workplace’s efficiency and sustainability which nicely increases your green – as in...
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Advatronix® Servers Blowing Away The Competition

Are you in the market for an affordable, high performance server? You’ve probably hear of 6-Bay NAS servers, desktop servers and rackmount servers, but have you heard of the Advantronix® Cirrus 1200? Advantronix offers high performance servers and affordable storage servers for all types of high-powered applications. Advantronix® Cirrus 1200...
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The Importance of Storage Encryption with AES-Ni

Today, more and more of our important data is being stored digitally. Personally identifiable information, financial records, company data and intellectual property need to be protected from constantly evolving threats that become more sophisticated every day. Hackers, identity thieves, rival companies or even current and former employees can present a...
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Slowest Performing Part of a Server: The Storage Subsystem

As most know, there are many delicate components to a computer. There are many components that can severely harm a computer’s functionality. Among these components is the storage subsystem. Without proper maintenance, the storage system could cause your PC to fail to start or even lose data. The storage subsystem...
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Private Cloud vs Public Cloud

The buzz in IT is all about cloud computing. But many business owners know that they should know what it is but really aren’t sure what cloud computing is. There is no “cloud” in cloud computing – no radio waves or satellite servers that orbit earth. Cloud computing is a...
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The Importance of Hardware RAID in Small and Medium Businesses

Redundant array of inexpensive disks (RAID) is used when a system needs higher storage reliability. Companies with 24/7 applications, mission critical processing or just in need of better disk throughput will look at RAID technology. When researching the options, one will be faced with a choice of software or hardware...
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