Press Releases

2016


July 19, 2016

Winchester Systems Doubles Capacity of RR2P Rugged Removable Canister Disk Arrays

Winchester Systems Inc. announced that their RR2P Rugged Removable Canister disk array now has doubled capacity to 80 TB. The RR2P is designed for mobile use aboard planes, ships and ground transports.


May 9, 2016

Winchester Systems COTS Rugged FlashDisk Hybrid Array Delivers High Performance at Low Cost

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for federal and military C4ISR applications, today announced its new FlashDisk RH Series Hybrid Disk Array that delivers “all flash performance” in a hybrid disk array.


March 4, 2016

Winchester Systems COTS Rugged FlashDisk All Flash Array Offers Capacity & Price Options

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for federal and military C4ISR applications, today announced that it now offers a wide variety of 2.5” SSDs that offer capacity, endurance (measured in Drive Writes per Day or DWD) and price options for its rugged FlashDisk AFA All Flash Array.

2015


October 27, 2015

Winchester Systems FlashDisk RR1P, ATR Removable Canister RAID Disk Array, Successfully Completes Flights

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged storage and servers, announced that its Rugged Removable 1 Pluggable (RR1P) canister disk array, Air Transport Rack (ATR) format, Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), was flown on the U.S. Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft during May and June.


October 12, 2015

Winchester Systems Launches COTS Rugged FlashDisk AFA – High Performance All Flash Array

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for federal and military C4ISR applications, today announced that it introduced rugged FlashDisk All Flash Array (AFA) RA-2U24 Series, using 2.5” SSDs (Solid State Disks) and SEDs (Self Encrypted Solid State Disks) which can be used simultaneously in any combination. The unit delivers 487,000 IOPS continuous performance for random access applications and 12.6 GB/sec. data throughput. Data is stored in native format and does not compromise performance with compression or de-duplication and yet is competitively priced on a cost/GB basis.


June 12, 2015

Winchester Systems Adds Mirroring to RR2P Rugged Removable Canister Disk Arrays

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for COTS rugged storage and servers, announced that their RR2P Rugged Removable Canister disk arrays now offers Canister Mirroring – the ability to write the same data on each of two removable canisters simultaneously.


April 13, 2015

Winchester Systems Publishes New Video on RR1P ATR Removable Canister RAID Disk Array for ISR

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for COTS rugged storage and servers, today announced a new four minute video, “Rugged ATR Removable Canister RAID Disk Array” that vividly demonstrates the benefits of their highly innovative and newly designed FlashDisk RR1P Series ¾ ATR form factor RAID disk arrays.


March 9, 2015

Winchester Systems Publishes White Paper on RR1P ATR Removable Canister RAID Disk Array

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for COTS rugged storage and servers, today announced a new white paper, “Rugged Pluggable Canister RAID Delivers Continuous Data Recording” that details the benefits of their highly innovative and newly designed FlashDisk RR1P Series ¾ ATR form factor RAID disk arrays designed for use in airborne, marine and mobile ground data recorders.


January 21, 2015

Winchester Systems Introduces ¾ ATR Removable Canister RAID Disk Array

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider for COTS rugged storage and servers, today announced a major product introduction of their highly innovative and newly designed FlashDisk RR1P Series ¾ ATR form factor RAID disk arrays designed for use in airborne, marine and mobile ground data recorders.


January 14, 2015

Winchester Systems Offers FlashServer 2Ux4

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced a completely new FlashServer line of products that offer high density servers and storage combined into a converged solution. This unique server configuration provides a simple way to provide multiple servers and local storage in a single enclosure. The benefits are obvious: One highly engineered, high quality, built-to-last server replaces four separate 1U or 2U servers - at lower cost.

2014


November 24, 2014

Winchester Systems Introduces FlashDisk RAID Arrays with Self Encrypted Disks (AES-256 with FIPS 140-2)

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced that its flagship line of FlashDisk RAID disk arrays, for both commercial and military applications, now offer Self Encrypted (SED) Disk drives. These drives enable security of data at rest and an often requested ability to perform a quick erase on command. They feature AES-256 encryption and FIPS 140-2 validation.


September 22, 2014

Winchester Systems Introduces FlashDisk RAID for Flexible Hosting

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced that FlashDisk FX Series RAID disk arrays are now available with modular ports that allow the data storage to be easily and inexpensively be transferred from SAN to LAN to direct attach at any time. The system uses small, modular an inexpensive removable host port “personality cards” that offer Fibre Channel, SAS or iSCSI connectivity for maximum flexibility.


July 17, 2014

Winchester Systems Brings Auto-Tiering Hybrid Flash to COTS-Rugged Storage Arrays

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military Prime Contractors and Commercial SI’s, today announced it has upgraded its entire line of FlashDisk RF-Series COTS-Rugged storage systems. Available immediately, the new FlashDisk RF models add “Hybrid” Flash capability—seamlessly combining Flash-based SSD performance with the economical capacity of magnetic disk drives—and support up to 16 host ports, the most in its class, and over 2 Petabytes of capacity using 360 six-terabyte disk drives.


June 27, 2014

Winchester Systems Releases FlashDisk Storage-Management Upgrade

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced a major upgrade of its FlashDisk storage-management software: FlashDisk Global Manager 3. This new version, available at no charge to warranty and service-contract customers, has been completely redesigned to make it easier than ever to configure and monitor the health, availability, capacity, and data-protection status of FlashDisk FX and VX commercial storage systems, and FlashDisk RF and RV ruggedized storage arrays.


June 19, 2014

Winchester Systems Announces Ruggedized, Dual-Redundant NAS Storage

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military Prime Contractors and Commercial SI’s, today announced the immediate availability of its new COTS-Rugged FlashNAS ZFS RZ-Series network-attached storage systems. Winchester Systems COTS-Rugged NAS products are designed to store and protect data in harsh C5ISR operating environments; tolerating levels of dust, moisture, shock and vibration not possible with standard commercial units—for much less than ultra-ruggedized systems.


June 13, 2014

Winchester Systems Unveils More Powerful FlashServer HA Systems

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced immediate availability of the newest models in its FlashServer HA 4000 Series line of High Availability servers. FlashServer HA provides an extremely reliable, balanced-performance platform for virtual server workloads based on VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.


June 5, 2014

Winchester Systems Adds New 2U Model and 16Gb Fibre Channel to FlashNAS ZFS

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced functional enhancements and a new model to its FlashNAS ZFS line of Unified Storage systems.


May 27, 2014

Winchester Systems High-Density Storage Adds Auto-Tiering Hybrid Flash

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced it has upgraded its FlashDisk PetaStore to add “Hybrid” Flash capability—seamlessly combining Flash-based SSD performance with the economical capacity of magnetic disk drives. PetaStore FX-4U60 now supports over 3.6 Petabytes (PB) storage capacity within a single cabinet, and beefs up I/O and throughput performance by adding 16Gb Fibre Channel and 10Gb iSCSI Ethernet host-connection support.


May 20, 2014

Winchester Systems Begins Shipping Auto-Tiering Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced it has upgraded its entire FlashDisk line of storage systems. The new FlashDisk FX adds “Hybrid” Flash capability—seamlessly combining Flash-based SSD performance with the economical capacity of magnetic disk drives—and supports up to 16 host ports, the most in its class, and over 2 Petabytes of capacity using 360 six-terabyte disk drives.


January 23, 2014

Winchester Systems Delivers New, More Powerful FlashServer HA Systems

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading server and data-storage infrastructure provider to Military and Commercial Systems Integrators and Service/Solution Providers, today announced the immediate availability of the newest models in its FlashServer HA 4000 Series line High Availability servers. Powered by Intel Xeon E5-2600 processors, the new FlashServer HA 4400 and FlashServer HA 4300 systems deliver up to 1.5 times the processing power of previous models.


2013


October 7, 2013

Winchester Systems Introduces FlashDisk RAID Arrays with iSCSI 10Gb

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced that its flagship line of FlashDisk RAID disk arrays now offer 10 Gb network interfaces that move data at up to 4,600 MB per second – a huge breakthrough in network data transfer rates.


September 24, 2013

Winchester Systems Doubles Capacity of RR2P Rugged Removable Canister Disk Arrays

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, announced that their RR2P Rugged Removable Canister disk arrays now offer twice the capacity - up to 40 TB. The RR2P is designed for mobile use aboard planes, ships and ground transports.


July 16, 2013

FlashDisk High-Performance Storage Extends Connectivity

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced new connectivity options available with its FlashDisk high-performance storage arrays. In addition to 8Gb Fibre Channel and 6Gb SAS host-port connections, FlashDisk FX now offers connectivity via 10-Gigabit and 1-Gigabit iSCSI, as well as simultaneous access via combinations of host interconnects.


March 28, 2013

FlashServer HA Accelerates Order Management For Potpourri Group

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced the deployment of FlashServer HA solutions at Potpourri Group, Inc. PGI is one of the leading multi-brand direct marketers in the United States, offering a broad array of products including home décor, casual apparel, gifts and accessories through catalogs and the Internet. PGI needed to improve its online and phone-sales transaction performance, especially during the busy winter holiday season—and reduce operational risk and complexity.


February 14, 2013

Winchester Systems Doubles FlashNAS Unified Storage Performance and Capacity

Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today announced the latest addition to its high-speed FlashNAS Unified Storage family. FlashNAS Unified Storage FN-1600 extends the high end of the company’s FlashNAS product line, doubling the performance and capacity of its predecessor, the FN-1500.