The EliteSTOR ES108X+B Series is a 1U 8-bay rackmountable solution with a dual mini-SAS connection, providing high performance JBOD storage. Utilizing high bandwidth mini-SAS (SFF-8088) cabling, the ES108X+B supports SAS or SATA hard drives to deliver superior read / write speeds that are crucial in performance-driven environments such as video editing industry and server application. Two mini-SAS ports combine eight hard drive connections into two cables, and reduce possible points of failures while preserving uninterrupted data transfer. The ES108X+B also supports SATA and SAS drives, allowing users to have the option to choose between high performance and high capacity storage solutions. Hard drive and RAID controller bundle options are available. When utilizing a SAS or SATA RAID controller, the unit could effortlessly support multi-streaming of compressed high-quality playback or a single-stream of uncompressed 10-bit high definition video under various RAID modes.
Note: Sans Digital recommends the use of enterprise hard drives when in use with any RAID controller applications. Standard desktop or green desktop drive may not be supported and may compromise RAID system stability and performance. For more information on the difference between RAID and desktop hard drives, please see the Western Digital knowledge base. For a list of compatible RAID Edition SATA hard drives, please CLICK HERE.
- 8 hot-swappable drives in 1U rackmount.
- Supports SAS and SATA hard drives.
- Supports 9.5mm and 15mm hard drives height
- 24G Mini-SAS (SFF-8088) to ensure optimal performance.
- Real time fan and fail LEDs.
- Supports industry standard RAID controllers, including 3Ware/LSI, ATTO, Adaptec, Areca, Intel, Dell and HP.