It support enterprise data services not typically addressed by storage in their price segment. Services include optional 4-tier automated storage tiering to leverage SSD performance and better utilize capacity based on data and application importance. For enhanced security, systems support self-encrypting drives (SED) and remote replication DR. Snapshot, volume copy/mirror, thin provisioning and other services are included by default. "Our successful EonStor DS 1000 series shows there is great demand for affordable enterprise storage, and the next step is high density SFF offerings. Like all models in the series, these support diverse enterprise data services that were traditionally beyond the reach of many SMBs," commented Thomas Kao, senior director product planning, Infortrend.