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Quantum Artico Intelligent NAS Storage Appliance
Increase Productivity by Lowering the Cost of Storing and Accessing Data

Artico Intelligent NAS

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What is Artico?

Artico™ intelligent NAS appliance provides a flexible, low-cost entry point for archive, with the ability to scale to store petabytes of data as demand grows. Powered by StorNext® 5 data management policies, Artico stores and retains data in a tiered storage system that intelligently places the data on the right technology at the right time, both on-premise or in the cloud. Combined with StorNext-enabled policies and the data migration tools of Rocket Arkivio Autostor software, Quantum enables users to move files seamlessly from primary storage to less expensive storage while maintaining full access to all files, providing the lowest TCO model for storing, accessing and protecting data.

Store More. Access Fast. Share Content.

Quantum’s Artico™ is a complete solution that enables workgroups to store and share more data to add value to work and increase overall productivity. Artico provides the most economic approach to online storage so users can afford to store and access more valued data and content than ever before.

Access Active Data From Disk. Intelligently Move Older Data To Tape, Object Storage, Or Cloud.

Artico enables workgroups to share active data directly from high-performance disk storage and to create policies that will intelligently migrate data to less-expensive archive storage as the content ages. Quantum’s integrated StorNext® technology offers powerful policybased data movement from active disk to a comprehensive range of archive storage technologies including Tape Libraries, Object Storage, and Cloud.

An Excellent Choice For Small Or Large Environments

Artico is a purpose-built appliance that can start as a standalone NAS share with 33TB of usable storage, and can seamlessly grow by upgrading disk storage to 73TB as well as by attaching archive storage that can scale to petabytes and support up to a billion files. The Artico solution can grow as your storage needs grow.

Designed For Flexibility. Easy To Deploy.

Artico is a NAS appliance that is compatible with SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, and NFS v3 protocols and supports mainstream OS platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux) and applications that run on those platforms. Artico comes with 10GbE connectivity for the NAS share. On the back end, Artico can support Fibre Channel libraries and 10GbE archive storage targets.

Artico NAS Diagram


Fully integrated system
Artico is a NAS-based, shared-storage solution designed to reduce storage costs and optimize productivity.

High-performance shared disk storage
Enables collaborative workflows for workgroups of all types.

Cross-platform collaboration
Collaboration across Linux, Windows, UNIX, and Mac OS X operating systems simplifies deployment and supports the broadest range of applications.

Built on StorNext 5
The award-winning file system software field-proven in tens of thousands of facilities worldwide.

World-class support from Quantum
Quantum has a global presence in more than 180 countries, with 24/7 online and multilingual expert phone support for our breadth of product lines including Artico, StorNext, Scalar®, Lattus™, and Q-Cloud™ Archive.


  Standard Optional
High-Performance RAID Storage 33TB usable (48 raw) 73TB usable (96 raw)
NAS Software SMB1, SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3
NAS Client Connectivity 10GbE Optical
NAS Client Support Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, UNIX
Access Control Support User-based, Group-based, Active Directory, Open LDAP
Tape File Format Support ANTF, LTFS
Integrated Connectivity to Archive Storage Standard 8Gb Fibre Channel (typically for tape library connections) 10Gb Ethernet (typically for cloud storage connections)
Archive Storage Support Quantum Scalar Libraries (Scalar i40, Scalar i80, Scalar i500, Scalar i6000) Quantum Lattus Object Storage (via S3 protocol) Quantum Q-Cloud Archive (via S3 protocol)
Data-at-Rest Encryption Self-encrypting drives
Maximum Number of Files 1 billion
Rack Units 6 RU 8 RU (with 73TB option)
Power Consumption 925 Watts Max Continuous 1300 Watts Max Continuous
Hardware Redundancy Dual controllers with automatic failover
Dual active/active array controllers
Redundant power supplies
Redundant cooling fans
Mirrored RAID cache
SuperCap cache backup to flash
Redundant Fibre Channel ports

Also Available For Artico NAS Appliance:

Brocade 6505 12-port fibre channel switch Scalar i6000, Scalar i500, Scalar i40/i80 tape libraries Lattus Object Storage Q-Cloud Archive

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