Huawei has launched the all-flash entry-level OceanStor Dorado3000 v3 array and added NVMe support to mid-range and high end all-flash Dorado storage.
The OceanStor Dorado is a classic SAN array. From high to low-end the range consists of the Dorado18000 v3, Dorado6000 v3, Dorado5000 v3 and Dorado3000 v3. With NVMe latency is reduced to as low as 300 microseconds,
NVMe support has been a long time coming. Huawei first talked about adding NVMe SSDs to Dorado arrays in 2015. The Dorado V3 all-flash storage products were launched in 2016.
The company claims OceanStor Dorado V3 mid-range and high-end all-flash storage are the industry’s first to fully support the NVMe architecture. This is unremarkable since NVMe drive support is now widespread throughout the industry.
No pricing and availability information was released at time of publication.