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Rorke Data Galaxy HDXS4 12 Bay Dual Controllers 6 x 600 GB 6 Gbps SAS to SAS RAID Rack

B&H # ROG12S6D36XE Mfr # GS4L/12-S6D4-3.6XE
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Product Highlights
  • 2U Rackmount
  • RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50 & 60
  • Mapping Host Configurations
  • Data Protection
  • Intelligent Multi-Level Drive Spin Down
  • Enhanced Media Scan & Error Handling
  • Redundant 350 W Power Supplies
  • SAN Ready
  • Energy Efficient Design

The Galaxy HDXS4 12 Bay Dual Controllers 6 x 600 GB 6 Gbps SAS to SAS RAID Rack from Rorke Data is a 6 Gbps SAS to SAS RAID Rack storage solution. The Galaxy HDXS4 12 bay solution has an integrated 6 Gbps SAS drive backplane. The base enclosure accommodates twelve SAS or SATA drives, dual redundant HA controllers and JBOD expansion options.

The Galaxy HDXS4 SAS to SAS RAID Rack is a value-based storage solution for a wide range of SMB data storage needs. It also includes a primary data center, second tier archival or remote replication behind the existing storage infrastructure.

Storage TCO Advantage for SMB
Downtime can have serious consequences for enterprises and SMBs and the challenge is to pro-actively prevent this downtime. The Galaxy HDXS4 SAS to SAS RAID Rack provides comprehensive data protection to ensure the highest data availability for the Storage Area Networks and Direct Attached Storage. It comes with advanced hardware design, modular architecture, as well as easy and intuitive management for a cost effective solution.
Mapping Host Configurations
Flexible and easy to use host mapping provides portions of the RAID storage to be used by multiple hosts exclusively and simultaneously.
Green Designs
The Galaxy HDXS4 storage solution features green technologies, high-efficiency power supplies, dynamic cooling mechanism and intelligent multi-level drive spin down technology.
Enterprise Class Features for a SMB Budget
  • Enterprise class reliability and availability with data protection functionalities.
  • Built-in snapshot, volume mirror/copy data protection functionalities, optional thin provisioning and remote replication data software to optimize storage utilization and disaster recovery.
  • Simple management, easy configuration, deployment and installation.
  • Energy efficient design.
  • Pay-as-you-grow scalability with expansion units.
  • Easy to deploy and use, storage management suite.
RAID Robustness
  • Supports RAID migration.
  • Global, dedicated or enclosure-specific hot drive spares.
  • Bad sector re-mapping, SMART and NCQ support, scheduled intelligent data scans, error recovery mechanisms and automated defect elimination, two pre-installed Cache Backup Modules, each including one Li-Ion battery backup unit and one Flash Backup Module.
Data Protection
  • Standard Software: Maximum 64 snapshots per source volume/1,024 snapshots per system.
  • Additional license required for update to 256 snapshots per source volume/4096 snapshots per system.
  • Standard volume copy/mirror offers 64 maximum replication pairs per system/4 maximum pairs per source volume.
  • Additional license increases maximum replication pairs per system to 256 and 8 maximum replication pairs per source volume.
  • Thin provisioning & remote replication are optional features. Remote replication offers 64 maximum replication pairs per system, 4 maximum pairs per source volume.
Seventh generation RAID technology with dual 667 MHz processors.
12 bay 2U rackmount RAID with dual redundant HA controllers with expansion of 12 bay SAS JBODs support up to 84 HDDs.
The faster drive backplane supports the latest generation of SAS and SATA HDDs.
The Galaxy HDXS4 storage solution features 2 GB of standard RAM and increased BBU battery life to 3 years.
Enhanced media scan and error handling keeps the RAID working, even when there are degraded or damaged drives.
The Galaxy HDXS4 SAS to SAS RAID Rack features hot-swap drives, fans, PSUs and controller modules for easy maintenance.
The Galaxy HDXS4 storage solution has built-in, browser-based management software and an easy to use operator panel.
No. of Bays 12
Hard Disk Capacity 3.6 TB (6 x 600 GB 15,000 rpm drives)
Form Factor 2U 19" (48.26 cm) rackmount
System and Controller Features
Chassis Rack mountable, compact 2RU steel and aluminum alloy enclosure with folding front handles, dual hot-swap power supplies and cooling modules
Controllers Hot-swap dual redundant HA controllers with 2 GB of RAM [upgradeable to 4 GB], hot-swap flash / RAM backup battery, supports 84 drives with up to 6 add-on SAS JBODs
Drive Support Twelve 3.5" (8.89 cm) 15,000 rpm 6 Gbps SAS drives 300, 450 or 600 GB
Twelve 3.5" (8.89 cm) 7,200 rpm 3 Gbps SATA drives 1, 2 or 3 TB
Host I/O Interfaces Per Controller Two 6 Gb SAS
Management Interfaces Ethernet for out of band management GUI, embedded manager uses RS232 audio jack or LCD keypad, fault and activity LED support
Operational Features
RAID Protection / Configurations RAID 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60
Configuration options include up to 64 LUNs and 32 logical drives, multipath support
Host Command Handling Multiple host concurrent queuing of up to 1024 commands
SAN Ready Supports most common SAN management software: Xsan, StorNext, CommandSoft and metaSAN
System Management
Supported Operating Systems Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and VMware
Management Tools • Embedded web browser GUI, Telnet and SSH management support via Ethernet port
• Embedded terminal management accessed through RS232 audio style connector
• Front LCD panel provides same utility and setup capabilities as Telnet
• Easy to use error logs and status monitoring
• Reset to factory defaults available
• SSH monitoring via Ethernet
Status Indicators • Operator Panel: Power / busy / attention
• Drive: Fail / activity
• Power Supply: Fail
• BBU: Fail
• Cooling Module: Fail fan 1 / fail fan 2
• Controller: Status / cache dirty / hot temp / BBU link / host busy / drive busy
• FC or SAS I/O Status: Linked
Event Notification • Email
• LAN broadcast
• SNMP traps
• MSN messenger
Voltage 100 VAC @ 6 A to 240 VAC @ 3 A with PFC (auto switching) 47 - 63 Hz
Current (Maximum) 9 A @ 100 VAC; 4.5 A @ 200 VAC (current rating with two power cords)
Power Supply / Cooling Module Redundant 350 W power supplies and cooling modules with replaceable fans
Power Consumption 275 W (under load with SATA HDDs)
Safety / EMC CE, FCC, BMSI, UL, RoHS, Microsoft WHQL- Windows Server 2003 EMC
Temperature / Humidity Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Non-Operating Temperature: -40 to 140°F (-40 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
Non-Operating Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
Dimensions (WxHxD) 19 x 3.5 x 19.9" (48.26 x 8.89 x 50.55 cm)
Weight 41 lb (18.60 kg) without drives
45 lb (20.41 kg) with 12 drives 1
Please Note:

Net weight (system only) and assume each hard drive as 1.47 lb (0.67 kg)

Rorke Data Galaxy HDXS4 12 Bay Dual Controllers 6 x 600 GB 6 Gbps SAS to SAS RAID Rack
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty for Drives
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty for Enclosure
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