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Rugged Storage Area Network

The OPTIA Rugged 3U Storage Area Network provides multiple levels of fault tolerance resulting in enterprise class protection in support of a tactical force’s critical data requirements. This solution provides a forward deployed unit with enterprise class performance in a reliable and sustainable form factor.


  • Features / Benefits
  • Redundant host ports, controllers and power supplies / RAID 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 / Fast failover performance and high data availability. Peace of mind knowing your data is there when you need it.
  • Multiple host interfaces supported (8-16Gb/s Fibre Channel or 10Gb/s iSCSI) / A common solution that supports all of your devices
  • Technology Readiness Level 9 product / Low-risk, battlefield-proven solution


Specification 3U SAN 2U SAN
Host Ports (Dual Host Boards for One Controller) (4) 10GbE (RJ45) iSCSI Ports
(4) SPF+ (optional)
Controller Dual redundant controllers
Cache Memory Default 8GB, up to 16GB (DDR3) Default 8GB, up to 256GB (DDR4)
Drive Connectivity 6Gb/s SAS connectivity 12Gb/s SAS connectivity
  S.M.A.R.T. support
Automatic bad-sector reassignment
Dedicated bandwidth to each connected drive
Supported Drives
(For the latest compatibility details, please contact OPTIA)
3.5 & 2.5" SATA/SAS HDDs
3.5 & 2.5" SATA/SAS SSDs
Maximum Number of Drives Per system: 16
Via JBOD: 240
Per system: 24
Via JBOD: 444
Rack Support 19-inch rack mount
RAID Functionality Global, dedicated or enclosure hot-spare
RAID levels supported : RAID 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60
Online expansion by: adding new drives, copying and replacing drives with drives of larger capacity
RAID migration
Configurable stripe size and write policy per system
Intelligent drive handling. In degraded mode: skips irreparable blocks to continue rebuild; in normal operation: data-block verification and repair
Data Services Thin provisioning
    SSD Cache (optional)
SED (Self-encrypting drives)
Automated Storage Tiering (optional)
  Local replication: Snapshot, Volume copy/ mirror
Remote replication (optional): Synchronous or asynchronous
** Available with Standard license and optional Advanced license
Green Design 80 PLUS-certified power supplies delivering more than 80% energy efficiency
Intelligent multi-level drive spin-down
Availability and Reliability Redundant, hot-swappable hardware modules
CacheSafe technology
Multi-pathing support (EonPath)
Device mapper support
Notification Various event notification methods including email, LAN broadcast, fax, SNMP trap and SMS
Management Web-based SANWatch management software
RS232 serial port for local access to firmware-embedded utility
Automated cache flush and caching mode operation per enclosure status
Telnet and SSH system monitoring via Ethernet
Platform-independent firmware management GUI
Module status LED indicators: component presence detection & thermal sensors via I2C bus
Service and Support All OPTIA SAN solutions are shipped with 3 year standard warranty
Power Power supplies: Two 530W
AC voltage: 100VAC @ 10A to 240VAC @ 5A with PFC (auto-switching)
Frequency: 50-60 Hz
Environmental Temperature: Operating: 0 to 40°C without BBU or CBM / 0 to 35°C with BBU or CBM; Non-operating: -40 to 60°
Altitude: Sea level to 3660m (12,000ft) operating / sea level to 12,192m (40,000ft) non-operating
Relative humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing, operating and non-operating
Regulatory Safety: UL, BSMI, CB, EAC
Electromagnetic Compatibility: CE, BSMI, FCC, KC
Dimensions 448mm (W) x 130mm (H) x 514mm (D) (Without chassis ears / protrusions) 448mm (W) x 88mm (H) x 514mm (D) (Without chassis ears / protrusions)
Weight 45 lbs. (without drives)
75 lbs. (approx., with drives)
43.17 lbs. (without HDDs)
48 lbs. (approx., with drives)