Flash Memory Streamer 5000

XOR Media delivers an industry-leading flash memory-based streamer designed to drastically reduce the operational costs for on-demand service providers deploying Content Delivery Network (CDN) environments. With large capacity flash memory and higher density streaming and ingest, the XOR Flash Memory Streamer 5000 (FMS 5000) is designed to eliminate spinning hard disk drives from the edge of an operator’s CDN infrastructure. The FMS family of products is the first in the industry that completely decouples streaming from disk storage, enabling a new level of configuration flexibility, reliability, and scalability for operators moving to a centralized CDN architecture.

The XOR FMS 5000 is the streaming cache node component of a scalable system used to ingest and cache video assets to stream to targeted client systems. The FMS 5000 mixes solid-state storage with an intelligent memory cache used to store and stream out highly available content. Ingested content is stored in a solid-state storage for later streaming and propagation. Each FMS 5000 node can stream up to 18.75 Gbps of video playout using a 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet edge card.

The Virtual Streams (Vstrm) core I/O software is installed in every XOR Media FMS 5000 server. Vstrm implements XOR Media’s flexible I/O architecture that supports delivery of multiple constant bit rate data streams directly from the CDN library storage or local RAID Level 5 storage cache volumes to a variety of network interfaces.

• 100x more reliable and requires a tenth of the power to operate compared to hard disk-based systems
• Independent streaming and storage
• High density server in a compact 2RU package with fragment cache capacity up to 4.8TB
• Integrated solution with CDN and NGOD-compliant
• High streaming output node capacity of 5,000 streams per node at 3.75Mbps

• 2RU rack mount chassis

Power Supply
• Two 720W power supplies
• AC Input: 100 to 240 VAC @ 50/60 Hz, auto-ranging from 100-240 VAC
• Maximum power draw (startup) 240W
• Operating power draw 230W

• 16 x 160GB flash memory, or 16 x 300GB flash memory

Dimensions and Weight
• 3.5” H x 17” W x 26.5” D
• 50 lbs (25.5 kg)