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HYDRAstor - Scale-out Grid Storage Platform

Scale-out Global Deduplication Storage


High Performance Capacity-optimized Storage for Long-term Data


NEC's HYDRAstor technology delivers high performance, capacity-optimized and highly available storage solutions, supporting backup, long-term data archive, and DR solutions for all enterprises. HYDRAstor is a scale-out grid storage platform built on top of a scalable back-end object storage with inline global deduplication, solving present and future challenges for long-term data. HYDRAstor’s scale-out grid architecture provides scalability of both performance and capacity, capacity optimization, advanced erasure-coded data protection, and high availability with node-level resiliency. HYDRAstor can be further expanded and refreshed online with no data migration by incorporating newer generation hardware into the same grid system, maximizing investment protection. HYDRAstor delivers the following benefits for long-term data:


  • High performance inline global deduplication
  • Massive linear scalability exceeding 158 PB and 5 PB/hr
  • High availability and no single point of failure
  • Advanced data protection with erasure-coded data resiliency
  • Investment protection and in-place hardware refresh

Scale-out Inline Global Deduplication for Enterprise

HYDRAstor HS8-5000   more

Scalable Archive Storage

HYDRAstor HS6-5000A   more

Inline Deduplication Storage for SME and Remote Office

HYDRAstor HS3-510   more

Optional Software

HYDRAstor RepliGrid™

WAN-Optimized Replication for Disaster Recovery. 

HYDRAstor Advance Data Services

Advanced Integration for Backup and Archive Applications.


Write-Once Read-Many (WORM).

HYDRAstor Encryption at Rest

AES 256-bit Inline Encryption.

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