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Supermicro 4U Storage Server Features 72 Hot-swap SAS2 Drives

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Supermicro 4U Storage Server Features 72 Hot-swap SAS2 Drives

Super Micro Computer, Inc. has announced the latest addition to its Double-Sided Storage family, the SC417, that supports up to 72 hot-swap 2.5-in. SAS2 hard drives in a single 4U chassis, and up to 88 in an upcoming JBOD configuration. 

With more than 14 new chassis models now available with 6Gb/s SAS2 expanders, Supermicro says its storage solutions port seamlessly into existing or new IT deployments and can cascade up to 240 hard drives.

“Our newest Double-Sided Storage server SC417 currently supports up to 43TB of hot-swap SAS2 storage capacity in 4U,” says Charles Liang, CEO and president of Supermicro.  “With the demonstrated strong market demand for high storage capacity we can closely support our valued channel partners with these leading-edge storage solutions.” 

Supermicro’s full suite of 2U, 3U, 4U and Double-Sided Storage SAS2 expander chassis incorporate additional features such as fully redundant cooling designs, SES-2 enclosure management and iPass cables.

For more information, visit Supermicro.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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