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Accusys ExaSAN A12S2-PS 12-bay PCIe RAID Level 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, SAS/SATA
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The Accusys ExaSAN A12S2-PS 12-bay PCIe RAID Level 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, SAS/SATA, the newest member of the ExaSAN family of storage solutions provides high speed data transfers up to 1200MB/sec while scaling capacity from 12 drives to 48 drives. With 6TB drives supported, a single A12S2-PS disk channel can manage 288TB. It features PCI Express 2.0 technology capable of 1200MB/s that can easily edit multiple HD, 2K and 4K DPX video streams, even stereo 3D editing workflows. The ExaSAN A12S2-PS is the key storage component of an ExaSAN solution enabling collaborative shared storage editing workflows possible for the budget conscious.
Highly scalable, the A12S2-PS brings cost-performance savings to expandable storage systems for broadcast and post-production tasks such as color grading, film scanning, effects, finishing, 4K & 5K red format editing, and much more.
Cameras / Capture - Red, ARRI, Blackmagic Design, AJA, Maxtrox, Bluefish 444
Editing / Effect - Apple FCP X, Avid Media Composer / DS, Adobe Premiere, Grass Valley Edius, Autodesk Flare / Flame
Color / Finish - Autodesk Smoke / Lustre, BMD DaVinci Resolve, Assimilate Scratch, Digital Vision
Includes: A12S2-PS Chassis, QSFP single port Host Bus Adapter, QSFP 2m copper cable, Rail and rail extenders, Power cord
Host Interface: PCI Express Gen2 5Gb x4, transfer rate up to 20Gb
Max Capacity: 72TB (12x 6TB) ** Drives not included unless ordered as an option.
Desktop/Rackmount: 2U Rackmount
Array Type: Hot-Swappable
Form Factor: 12-bay
Drives Type Supported: 12x SAS/SATA 6Gb and SSD disks, 3.5"/2.5" hard disks, 1TB/2TB/3TB/4TB/6TB hard disks
RAID Controller: LSISAS2208 processor, Hardware XOR/Multi-Parity engine, 2GB DDR III, ECC-protected
Dimension: 59cm (L) x 48.4cm (W) x 8.6cm (H)
Weight: 16.35kg dual I/O module configuration without hard drives
Power Supply: 400W x2, Redundancy
Operating Temperature: 0º to 40ºC (32º to 104º F)
Humidity: 5% to 85%
Management and Monitoring: RAIDGuide X (Java-based GUI, cross-platform executable)
Compatibility: Windows - XP/2003/Vista/2008 and Windows 7 (32/64-bit, Miniport and storport driver, WHQL certified). MAC - OS X (10.5, 10.6, 10.7). Linux - Red Hat, SUSE, Fedora, CentOS, Debian.
Multiple RAID levels: 0,1,5,6, 0+1, and JBOD
Up to 4 independent disk arrays
RAID capacity partitioning: up to 16 slices
Support up to 64 LUNs
Support stripe sizes: 256 (KB)
Selective initialization method with background initialization
Online RAID set expansion and level migration
Controller and Disk Cache Control to optimize read/write performance
Support write-back and write-through caching
Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and fast disk rebuilding
Online bad block data recovery and reallocation
Online disk scrubbing with data refresh and parity regeneration b SAS JBOD System
Disk health monitoring by S.M.A.R.T
NVRAM-based transaction log and auto parity resynchronization
Array roaming and disk traveling with redundant on-disk metadata
Array recovery to restore RAID configurations
Dual firmware images for firmware recovery
Disk lag proof technology to guarantee disk timely response
Equalization mode to smooth the performance of sequential I/Os and reduce fluctuation
Enclosure components monitoring and control via GUI
LED indicator for RAID & enclosure status
Event logging to text file with event viewer
Event notification by email (SMTP)
Centralized multiple RAID system management
Support both in-band and out-band management
Support RAID management by EFI and BIOS
Support firmware upgrade via GUI
Support CLI (Command Line Interface)
Support remote management
Modularized components design, Power module, Fan module and RAID Controller support hot-pluggable
FAN, Power, Temperature status LED indication in the front handle.
80plus power can be above 80% providing the energy conversion efficiency with more power bill savings
Power supply also supports Power Management Bus (PMBus) protocol it allows to monitor power supply status and performance from RAIDGuard X
The A12S2-PS is able to connect three A12S2-SJ JBOD systems.
Users can deploy their storage with an ExaSAN switch to construct a SAN solution.
Certification: RoHS, CE, FCC, C-Tick, BSMI
Warranty: 3-Year Limited Warranty for RAID and JBOD systems and within components. 1-Year Limited Warranty for HBA and cable.
1200MB/s speeds to edit HD, 2K and 4K DPX
Equalization Mode - by selecting the RAIDGuard X GUI, the “Performance Equalization mode” can be used to prevent frame drops, ensure smooth I/Os, and achieve stable performance with the smallest peaks in bandwidth fluctuation, meaning that users can regain as much as 20% in dropped storage.
DLP (Disk Lag Proof) - RAIDGuard X also utilizes DLP technology. In the event of a single hard disk read speed performance degradation, delay or aging, other hard disks can resume stable I/O data transfer of corrected data in real-time based on RAID parity.
2U 12-bay form factor - the A12S2-PS only occupies a 2U space providing 20Gb Bandwidth with a max. storage capacity of 72TB.
Swappable modular design - the disk array, RAID controller, fan, and power supply modules are swappable dramatically facilitating both maintenance and system reliability.
All ExaSAN storage solutions utilize the RAIDGuardX GUI system to help manage and monitor the status of all parameters including power, fan, temperature, and RAID controllers.
Highly Expandable - the A12S2-PS supports the latest 6TB external hard drives, it also has a 6Gb SAS JBOD expansion option (A12S2-SJ), permitting the RAID user to add up to three JBOD systems (A12S2-SJ) for up to 288TB of storage. Using a Dual Port QSFP HBA allows a user's wokstation to connect to two A12S2-PS and the combined speed can reach 40Gb, suitable for demanding Ultra-high speed applications.
SAN Ready - by adding an optional ExaSAN PCIe Switch, developed by Accusys, the A12S2-PS permits multiple workstations to simultaneously access and edit from a single central storage system.
Supports Windows, Mac, Linux and cross-platform workflows
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