Galaxy HDXS4 12Bay 8Gbit FC to SAS Single Controller 2U Rackmount RAID

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GALAXY HDXS4 SINGLE 2GB CONTROLLER 12 BAY 24000GB (12X2TB 7200RPM DRIVES) 8GBIT FC TO SAS RAID RACK

The HDX4 series is the newest member of Rorke Data’s award-winning Galaxy family of RAID.
SAN. NAS and Archive storage solutions. With over 10.000 Galaxy systems installed globally.
the HDX4 is ideally positioned as value-based storage for a wide range of SMB data storage
needs—including primary data center. second tier archival or remote replication behind existing
storage infrastructure.



Galaxy HDXS4 12Bay 8Gbit FC to SAS Single Controller 2U Rackmount RAID

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Rorke Data Galaxy HDXS4 8Gbit Fibre Channel to 6Gb/s SAS RAID

This Galaxy HDXS4 RAID is an 8Gbit FC to 6Gb/s SAS 12, 16 or 24Bay RAID, with expansion available through SAS to SAS/SATA JBODs. 12Bay RAIDs are expandable to 84 drives (1 RAID and 6 x 12Bay JBODs). 16Bay RAIDs are expandable to 112 drives (1 RAID and 6 x 16Bay JBODs). 24Bay RAIDs are expandable to 104 drives (1 RAID and 5 x 16Bay JBODs). RAID controllers have 2GB RAM each, and also have 4 x 8Gbit Fibre Channel host ports each. The product is capable of RAID levels 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, NRAID and JBOD, with redundant fans and power supplies. Please order external cable(s) separately (RAID enclosures have LC optical (SFP) external connections). Expansion from RAID to JBOD is by SFF-8088 to SFF-8088 SAS port(s) on each chassis. SAS interconnect cable(s) are included with expansion JBODs. Dual controller RAID controllers include BBU's (1 per controller). For single controller RAIDs, BBU is an option. Single controller RAIDs not upgradable to dual controller. RAIDs ship complete with RAID chassis and controller(s), drives, rackmount kit, and 4 8Gbit short-wave LC optical SFP's per controller. Data Protection, Remote Replication and Thin Provisioning software licensing options also available for Galaxy HDX4 series.

The Galaxy HDX4 Advantage

The HDX4 series is the newest member of Rorke Data’s award-winning Galaxy family of RAID,
SAN, NAS and Archive storage solutions. With over 10.000 Galaxy systems installed globally,
the HDX4 is ideally positioned as value-based storage for a wide range of SMB data storage
needs—including primary data center, second tier archival or remote replication behind existing
storage infrastructure.

As a member of the Avnet family, Rorke Data offers customers a financially stable partner with
a global footprint for service and support.

Galaxy HDX4 the Storage TCO Advantage for SMB

Downtime can have serious consequences for enterprises and SMBs. The challenge is to
pro-actively prevent downtime within a limited budget. With today’s price points in mind, the
Galaxy HDX4 storage solution provides comprehensive data protection to ensure the highest
data availability for the storage area network (SAN) and direct-attached storage (DAS), Coupled
with advanced hardware design, modular architecture, easy and intuitive management and
exceptional price-performance. Galaxy brings price-conscious companies a decisive, competitive
edge by making IT efficiency keep up with growing storage needs.
Galaxy HDX4 Enterprise-Class Features for a SMB Budget

• Enterprise-class reliability and availability with data protection functionalities

• A variety of host connectivity and form factor options to better suit your storage needs

• Snapshot, volume mirror/copy and more data protection functionalities

• Simple management. easy configuration. deployment and installation

• Energy-efficient design and green technologies

• Pay-as-you-grow scalability with expansion units

• Easy to deploy and use storage management suite

About the HDX4 12 Bay

The Galaxy HDX 12 bay solution is available with either 8Gb/s FC or 6Gb/s SAS host connectivity
as well as an integrated 6Gb/s SAS drive backplane. The base enclosure accommodates twelve
SAS or SATA drives, single or dual-controllers and JBOD expansion options.

» Energy efficient design and green
technologies. high efficiency power
Supplies, dynamic cooling mechanism,
intelligent mutli-level drive spindown
technology

» 7th Generation RAID technology with dual
667Mhz processors

» Data protection with snapshot, volume
copy/mirror to support the highest data
availability and quick service restart

» Optional thin provisioning and remote
replication software to optimize storage
utilization and disaster recovery

» 12 Bay 2U rackmount RAID with single or
dual redundant controllers

» Host connections include four 8Gb Fibre per
controller

» New faster Drive Backplane supports the
latest generation of SAS and SATA HDDs

» Increased to 2GB of standard RAM.
increased BBU battery life to 3 years

» Larger expansion - 16 Bay SAS JBOD
support up to 112 HDDs

» Enhanced Media Scan and Error Handling
keeps the RAID working when there are
degraded or damaged drives

» Hot swap drives, fans, PSUs, and controller
modules for easy maintenance

» Built-in, browser-based management
software or easy to use operator panel

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