Proavio DS320 96TB 16-Bay Fibre Channel RAID Array with Dual-Active Controllers (16 x 6TB)

Proavio DS320 96TB 16-Bay Fibre Channel RAID Array with Dual-Active Controllers (16 x 6TB)

Proavio DS320 96TB 16-Bay Fibre Channel RAID Array with Dual-Active Controllers (16 x 6TB)

B&H # PRDS320F96TD MFR # DS320FS-F96TD
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Product Highlights

  • 16 x 6TB 3.5" 7200 rpm SAS HDDs
  • 16 x 2.5"/3.5" SAS Drive Bays
  • 4 x SFP 16 Gb/s FIbre Channel Ports
  • RAID 0, 0 + 1, 5, 6, and JBOD
  • Dual-Active RAID Controllers
  • Data Transfer of 3,500 MB/s in RAID 5
  • 16GB of Memory
  • 2 x 500W 80 Plus Hot-Swap Power Supplies
  • 2 x Hot-Swap Smart Fan Modules
  • Windows, Mac, and Linux Compatible
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Capacity: 96TB (16 x 6TB)

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Proavio DS320 overview

  • 1Description

The DS320 96TB 16-Bay Fibre Channel RAID Array (16 x 6TB) from Provaio continuously delivers up to 96TB of media data via two active-active RAID controllers. This array is suitable for post-production environments such as a SAN or a direct-attached storage solution by utilizing its four high-speed 16 Gb/s SFP Fibre Channel optical ports on two controllers. With the included sixteen 6TB 7200 rpm SAS 3.5" hard drives, it transfers data at a rate of up to 3,500 MB/s when the drives are configured into a RAID 5 array. In addition to RAID 5, the RAID controller supports RAID 0, 0 + 1, 6, and JBOD.

Provaio has designed this array with sixteen bays that support 2.5" and 3.5" hard drives or SSDs. You can connect optional expansion units via its SAS Expansion bus port to access up to 80 total drives, including the base unit. It features a 3RU form factor and includes 16GB of RAM. There is also support for network configurations such as VMware, Xsan, and more.

This storage array comes equipped with redundant hot-swappable modules that offer power and cooling with dual 500W power supplies and smart cooling fans. This feature provides redundancy and reliability for critical and intensive data applications. Another notable feature is compatibility with Thunderbolt-to-FC bridging technologies to add support for both Fibre Channel and Thunderbolt users.

General Features

Storage Solution for 4K Media
The DS320 features an easy-to-use hardware design, which allows users to spend more time being creative and less time optimizing computer technology to meet their workflow demands. Empower your workstation with the speed and reliability needed for today's high-resolution post-production and VFX workflows. Achieve smooth, real-time playback of complex visual effects compositions, preview projects at full native resolution, and gain higher track counts in the edit process—all while enjoying fail-safe RAID protection of your digital assets.
Optimized for High-Resolution Workflows
With a sustained throughput of over 3,500 MB/s (RAID 5), the DS320 unlocks your workstation's creative potential by giving facilities the option to take on a wide range of projects, formats, and possibilities. From HD to 4K, the DS320 is a suitable storage solution for high-resolution media formats such as DPX, RED R3D, ARRIRAW, Arri Alexa, uncompressed HD, DSLR RAW, and more.
Active-Active, Enterprise-Class Storage Solution
The DS320 incorporates RAID technology with active-active storage engines that deliver unimpeded performance and reliability.
Thunderbolt-Ready Solution
Proavio offers instant compatibility with Apple and Thunderbolt equipped systems. DS320 users can take full advantage of Proavio SAS storage solutions for optimal reliability or performance with an optional external FC-to-Thunderbolt adapter.
In the Box
Proavio DS320 96TB 16-Bay Fibre Channel RAID Array with Dual-Active Controllers (16 x 6TB)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty with 1-Year Advanced Replacement
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    Proavio DS320 specs

    Included Storage Capacity 96 TB
    16 x 6 TB 7200 rpm, 3.5" SAS hard drives
    Total Raw Capacity 256 TB
    Maximum Number of Drives Supported 80
    Form Factor Dual 16G FC Controllers
    16-disk, 3 RU
    Memory 16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
    Data I/O Ports 4 x SFP 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel
    Disk Support 3.5" 7200 rpm SAS 6 Gb/s hard drives
    3.5" 10,000 rpm SAS 6 Gb/s hard drives
    2.5" SAS 6 Gb/s / 12 Gb/s SSDs
    Storage Protocols 16G Fibre Channel
    RAID & Volume Operation RAID level 0 (0 + 1), 5, 6, and JBOD
    Multiple array support
    Hot-swap drive support
    Global and dedicated spare drive assignment
    Online volume expansion
    High Availability Dual-active RAID controller
    Flexible RAID group ownership management
    Multi-path and load-balancing support
    Infrastructure Support Direct-attached or SAN
    OS Support Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware VSphere/ESX
    Performance Up to 4,000 MB/s
    Hot-Swap Support 2 x 500 W, 80 PLUS, load-balancing, hot-swap power modules
    Power Requirements 90 to 264 VAC
    7.5 to 4 A, 47 to 63 Hz (each module)
    System Cooling 2 x hot-swap smart fan modules
    Operating Temperature 50 to 104°F / 10 to 40°C
    Relative Humidity 10 to 85% non-condensing
    Compliance RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC
    Certifications VMware VSphere 5
    SAN Software Compatibility FibreJet, MetaSAN, SANmp, Stornext, and Xsan
    Dimensions 23.2 x 19.0 x 19.0" / 59.0 x 48.3 x 48.2 cm
    Weight 78.0 lb / 35.4 kg

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