Cray partners with LSI for storage on CX1000

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Cray has selected the LSI Engenio 2600 storage system for integration with the new Cray CX1000 supercomputer. The Engenio 2600 is an entry-level storage system designed to provide customers with midrange performance and advanced functionality.

The Cray CX1000 supercomputer is a dense, energy-efficient and powerful rack-mounted system designed for data-intensive, HPC environments. The Cray CX1000 system delivers hybrid capabilities through a choice of chassis and other components that can be mixed-and-matched in a single rack, creating a customised hybrid computing platform to meet a variety of scientific workloads.

The 2600 system is the newest member of the Engenio line of modular storage systems, and the first to feature 6Gb/s SAS technology. The system combines multi-protocol host connectivity, flexible drive support, an intuitive management interface and advanced energy-saving features, delivering a fully featured storage system integrated with the Cray CX1000 supercomputer.