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Proavio DS240F8-F7TS 2U Rackmount 24-Bay 7.2TB 8G Fibre Channel System with Dual Controller


Proavio DS240F8-F7TS 2U Rackmount 24-Bay 7.2TB 8G Fibre Channel System with Dual Controller

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DS240F8 is an ultra-dense 2U rack storage solution that leverages 2.5" HDD and delivers the highest level of system reliability and performance for mission critical production workflows. An active-active, 8G Fibre controller system design provides users with continuous availability of media files at data transfer rates up to 3,500MB/s. A dual-port, 6G SAS expansion provides instantaneous capacity growth capabilities by adding cost-effective JBOD expansion nodes. Extend compatibility with industry-leading Thunderbolt-to-FC bridging technology and add simultaneous support for both Fibre and Thunderbolt users.

The power to do more

Make the DS240 the center of your creative process. The DS240F8 features a powerful, new hardware design adding density and performance in a small rack-ready package. Spend more time driving your creative business and less time molding computer technology to meet your unique 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 most valuable digital assets.

Optimized for high resolution workflows

Create, grade and render 4K-quality media with total confidence knowing your studio is ready to meet the demands of your next project. Supercharge your workflow with a storage solution that is ready for any project. With a sustained throughput of up to 3,500MB/s (RAID 5), the DS240F8 unlocks your workstation's true creative potential by giving facilities the option to take on a wider range of projects, formats and possibilities. From HD to 4K, the DS240F8 is the best storage solution for high resolution media formats such as DPX, RED R3D, ARRIRAW, Arri Alexa, uncompressed HD, DSLR RAW and more. Create, grade and render with total confidence knowing your system is ready to meet the demands of your next big project.

No-Compromise reliability for your creative business

Enterprise-class reliability backed by the highest level of service and support. At the heart of DS240F8 is lies the industry's most dependable RAID technology. Designed to meet the high demands of professional users, the DS240F8 represents Proavio's commitment to the cinema, broadcast, pro audio and VFX communities. The DS240F8 incorporates next generation RAID technology with powerful active-active storage engines that deliver unimpeded performance and reliability - critical in today's fast-paced post production environments. Proavio has been an integral part of leading post production and broadcasters worldwide, including FOX, NDR, Industrial Color, HBO, SONY and The Station in New York.

Thunderbolt-ready solution

Add Thunderbolt connectivity using the industry's most trusted bridging technology. Proavio has partnered with the industry's leading connectivity experts to offer instant compatibility with today's Apple and Thunderbolt equipped systems. DS240F8 users can take full advantage of Proavio FC SAN storage solutions without compromising reliability or performance. Add simultaneous access to existing FC users and Thunderbolt users with one single cost-effective solution.

Technical Specs

Learn more about Proavio DS240F8-F7TS 2U Rackmount 24-Bay 7.2TB 8G Fibre Channel System with Dual Controller

Brand Proavio
Series 2U DS240F8 8Gb Fibre Channel SAN with Dual Controller
Model DS240F8-F7TS
Type SAN External Hard Drive Array
Configuration Dual, Active/Active Hardware RAID Controllers
Form Factor 24-Disk, 2 RU Storage/SAN Array
Data I/O Ports (8) 8G FC, SFP, Optical
Disk Support - 2.5", SAS SSD, 6G
- 2.5", SAS HDD, 6G
Storage Protocols 8G Fibre Channel
RAID and Volume - RAID level 0 ( 0+1 ), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD
- Multiple Array Support
- Up to 128 Logical Volumes
- Hot-Swap Drive Support
- Spare Drive Assignment
- Online Volume Expansion
High Availability - Dual-Active RAID controller
- Synchornized Cache
- Flexible RAID Group Ownership Management
- Multi-Path and Load-Balancing Support (Microsoft MPIO)
Expansion 6Gb/s SAS Expansion Bus (SFF8088), Up to 96 Disks
Hot-swap Power (2) 400W, 80+, PFC, Load-Balancing, Hot-Swap Power Modules
Host OS Support Mac OS, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Linux, VMware, ESX
System Cooling (2) Hot-Swap Smart Fan Modules
Package Content - 24x 300GB SAS 2.5" Disk
- 1x L Shaped bracket & accessory box - dual controller
Warranty 3 Years from Proavio
Return Policy
Limited Replacement Return Policy
- Return for refund within: non-refundable
- Return for replacement within: 30 days (no return shipping provided)
Products eligible for replacement must be returned to SabrePC within 30 days of the invoice date for this policy to apply. Products covered by this return policy may only be returned for a replacement of the same or equivalent item, if the original is no longer available. "Return;" constitutes receipt of the product by SabrePC, and not the mere issuance of an RMA
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