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Nexsan Technologies SASBOY RAID SAN - 3U / 4.2 TB with AutoMAID Engergy Saving Technology

Our Price: Call 866-801-2944 for Price Quote
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Manufacturer: Nexsan
Manufacturer Part No: Nexsan SASBoy


Nexsan SASBoy - High Performance SAS Storage

- High Transaction performance

- Revolutionary AutoMAID energy saving technology greatly reduces power consumption and operating costs

- High Capacity - up to 4.2TB in only 3U

- Dual function Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity with wire-speed performance

SASBoy provides organizations with exceptional performance and unparalleled energy savings in a compact package to meet real world business needs. The highly flexible SASBoy features FC and iSCSI connectivity to enable cost-effective high performance access to large amounts of information ensuring faster response times for business critical applications. SASBoy is equally capable of delivering high IOPS for transactional applications and sustaining maximum MB/s throughput for high bandwidth applications.

Engery Saving SAS

SASBoy offers the energy saving benefits of Nexsan's revolutionary AutoMAID™ technology. AutoMAID™ (Massive Array of Idle Disks) allows SASBoy to place its disk drives into several levels energy savings without compromising application performance. This powerful combination of high performance with energy saving capabilities enables users to lower the cost of owning storage.

SASBoy Adavanced Features:

  • High performance RAID solution built around the latest high performance SAS disk drives.
  • High availability - All mission critical components, including RAID controllers, are hot swappable and fully redundant.
  • Energy efficient without compromising application performance, AutoMAID.
  • Multi-Box management -- easily manage multiple SASBoy and SATABoy units form a single GUI.
  • Up to 255 LUNs per controller.
  • Dynamic spare pooling and dedicated spares; array verification.
  • LUN Masking capability with full Access Control List (ACL) Read/Write and Read Only permissions per initiator, per LUN along with group policies.
  • Failsafe 24/7 operation for uninterrupted business continuity
  • Three Year Warranty - Advance Exchange, 24X7 Technical Support.
  • High density / high performance - SASBoy features 14 drives in only 3U of rack space
  • Arrays can be configured for RAID levels 0, 1, 1+0, 4, 5 and 6.
  • OS independent - No special software drivers required to connect to any host system.
  • Integrated Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity for flexible implementation.

AutoMAID™ Engergy Saving Technology

Nexsan's evolutionary AutoMAID (Automatic Massive Array of Idle Disks) energy saving technology transparently places disk drives into an idle state to vastly reduce power and cooling costs. AutoMAID delivers the cost-effecdtive benefits of MAID 2.0 without the limitations of slow access times and special host software.

AutoMAID is granular to an individual drive or RAID set and offers multiple levels of energy savings. AutoMAID is user selectable enabling users to determine the right level of response time performance to energy savings. AutoMAID is the first MAID 2.0 architecture that supports VTL, full file format D2D and standard high performance RAID implementations.

Key Points

  • AutoMAID reduces power and cooling costs
  • Nexsans AutoMAID delivers the benefits of MAID without the limitations

Nexsan SASBoy AutoMAID Energy Efficient Savings

Nexsan SASBoy AutoMAID Energy Efficient Savings

SASBoy Technical Specifications

External Host Interface / Channels:
Dual 4Gb Fibre Channel ports and dual iSCSI ports per controller
Single or dual active/active controller
Internal Device Interface / Channels:

Fourteen SAS device channels
Data Transfer Rates:

Fibre: Up to 50,000 random IOPS from cache

Dimensions and Weight

Height .......................... 5.25 in. (3u) / 13.25 cm
Width ........................... 19 in. / 48.26 cm
Depth ........................... 20 in. / 50.8 cm
Weight ..........................
46 lbs / 21 Kgs (without disk drives and w/o rails)

Additional Information

Nexsan SASBoy Datasheet - CLICK HERE

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