HYDRAstor - Scale-out Grid Storage Platform


Optimal performance for long-term
data retention

Why Choose HYDRAstor

High Performance - Maximum Capacity

HYDRAstor, NEC's award-winning distributed grid storage platform, enables long-term data retention through scalability of performance and maximized capacity without the complexity and inherent limitations of legacy storage solutions.

NEC HYDRAstor is capable of delivering lower storage capacity consumption by up to 95% or more with inline global data deduplication and significant reduction in network bandwidth requirement with WAN-Optimized Replication for cost-effective disaster recovery.

Attainable Results

HYDRAstor with its modular scalability delivers cost effective, highly reliable Global Deduplication Storage for Backup and Archive.

This is achievable through:


Provides independent linear scalability of performance and capacity by eliminating disruptive technology.


Supports a default file system size of 256PB by dynamically allocating storage capacity as needed without reconfiguration or user intervention.

Multi-Generation Expansion

Enables non-disruptive in-place technology refreshes and expansion eliminating the need for forklift upgrades or periodic downtime.

Data Resiliency

Delivers greater data protection and faster rebuilds through erasure-coded resiliency and auto restoration.

Why Is HYDRAstor The Right Choice

Learn why HYDRAstor should be the choice for long-term data protection with the following informative videos.

Case Study: Segue Technologies Inc.

Mike Behrman, Executive VP at Segue Technologies, a Federal IT Contractor/Technology Solution Provider, explains how his organization overcame challenges with their previous backup solution by implementing NEC's enterprise grade storage solutions resulting in:
- Increased performance & production
- 76 servers fully backed up in 8 hours
- Incremental Back-ups under 2 hours

All with no failures in backup since HYDRA installation.

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Choosing The Right Data Storage Device

Discover how NEC's HYDRAstor can help organizations of all sizes simplify storage, achieve long-term data retention and help met recovery and back-up objectives.

Data Storage Partner Ecosystem Overview

Learn how our integrated solutions with key technology partners enable us to deliver record breaking performance, longevity and an ultimate data protection experience.


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