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RAIDdeluxe C series disk arrays with 16 Gbps FC successfully certified for VMware ESXi 6.x

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The RAIDdeluxe models of the C-series with 16 Gbps Fibre Channel host interface were successfully certified for VMware ESXi 6.x.

The new RAIDdeluxe C-series is based on a 12 Gbps SAS backplane and uses the reliable RAID controllers from Areca. With continuous SAS 3 architecture , these RAID systems offer excellent host performance and increased system efficiency with fast 12 Gbps SAS SSDs and HDDs. The C-series is energy-efficient, offers high performance and can be used in various virtualization environments. The systems are available with 12, 16 and 24 drive bays and offer a host connection of up to 4 x 16 Gbps Fibre Channel per controller.

Technical Specifications:

  • Redundant (CD) oder single (CS) Areca RAID controller
  • 2/4 x 16 Gbps Fibre Channel per controller
  • SAS expansion port for additional JBODs (up to 256 drives)
  • 12 Gbps SAS on every drive port
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 or JBOD
  • 2 – 8 GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM per controller
  • Optional battery backup modul
  • Redundant controller flash image for increased availability during firmware upgrade
  • RAID migration and RAID expansion
  • Instant availability and background initialization
  • Ethernet port for management by using a web browser-based graphical interface (GUI)
  • Event notifications: SNMP, e-mail, build-in buzzer
  • OS independent
  • „Hot swappable” hard drives and power supply
  • 3 years warranty, optional 5 years
  • Optional advanced replacement service and on site service are available