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Rugged 1U Tray Advantages
- Provides easy access to system
-Ballbearing aluminum rails, or
heavy-duty steel slide rails
-Full extension from rack
-Rear access from front
-Saves 3 ft of service space in rear
-Front handle for pulling tray
- Adds torsion strength and rigidity
- Increases shock and crash tolerance
Rugged 1U Tray Configuration
- Customizable tray functionality
-Add UPS module into tray
-Add EMI filters into tray
-Add AC/DC power inverter
-Add twist-lock power connectors
-Enables special cable routing
- Short 21” depth matches system
and accommodates shallow racks
- Lightweight aluminum construction
COTS Rugged FlashDisk All Flash Array
FlashDisk RA-2U24 is a rugged version of an All Flash Array offering high performance levels and Fibre Channel and iSCSI host connectivity support.
The RA-2U24 has been designed to store data in native format without compression or de-duplication. Why? We view them as technologies designed to solve legacy problems based on older flash technologies. With the advent of newer, higher density enterprise class flash drives, we simply don’t need compression or de-duplication to build a cost competitive, high performance array. With the RA-2U24, your data is never modified from its original format, so there’s no risk of data loss due to de-duplication hashing conflicts, or compression or de-duplication table corruption. Your data is always secure, always protected.
These RA-2U24 “COTS Rugged” disk arrays are designed to MIL-STD 810E/833E to store and protect data in harsh operating environments: tolerating levels of dust, moisture, shock and vibration not possible with standard commercial units – but far less expensive than fully rugged systems. It supports 24 2.5” SSDs or SED capable SSDs per shelf and provides up to 92 TB of storage in the base unit, expandable to 276 TB.
The RA-2U24 is the next generation of the rugged array already approved by the US Army for field use and deployed worldwide in HUMVEE communication trailers. The front door is crafted of 3/4-inch milled aluminum to provide rigidity, structural integrity and prevent flying-object hazards. It also contains a heavy-duty filter to trap dust particles and provide a moisture shield to protect internal components. The LCD front panel is easily viewed by field personnel, is EMI shielded, and uses heavy-duty “positive feel” pushbuttons. The door also features a dust and raindrop seal. Optionally, the US Army, Navy and Air Force mount the unit to a chassis using five bolts, secured in a triangulated pattern for strength, to a Rugged 1U Tray for land, sea and air operations.
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MIL-STD 810E/833E; NEBS Level 3: Environmental, shock and vibration.
200G Shock: Tested for the US Navy to withstand 200G shock with 1U mounting tray.
Milled Aluminum Door: 3/4″ milled aluminum provides rigidity and structural integrity; dust and raindrop seal.
Reusable Air Filter: Dust and moisture protection, field proven in harsh environments, washable.
Rugged LCD: Shatterproof LCD protects display under harsh usage and is EMI shielded.
Gloved Access: Heavy duty “positive feel” LCD pushbuttons and door thumbscrews for gloved use.
Front Access Power Switch: Perfect when no rear access.
SEDs & Secure Erase: Self Encrypted Drives (AES-256) with FIPS 140-2 validation, Seagate Instant Secure Erase.
Auto Power On: Unit restarts after brownouts and blackouts.
Transit Case: Field deployable transit case available.
1U Tray: Mounting tray secured to chassis by five bolts to in triangulated pattern for strength.
Choice of Finish: Doors and trays painted or anodized neutral black, US Army green, US Navy grey or custom color.
Batteryless Operation: For fire safety, RAID unit runs without Lithium Ion battery and data written only to disk.
SSDs for Vibration Resistance: SSDs are finally affordable and offer capacity to 2 TB each.
Silent Running: Includes fan speed control to maintain low noise levels when needed.
|Advanced Storage Services||Increases snapshots from 64 to 256 per volume; from 128 to 4,096 total and increases volume copies from 64 to 256 total.|
|LUN Masking||Enables volume protection needed in SAN environment.|
|RA-2U24 RAID Base Unit|
|RAID controller||Single/Dual redundant 64-bit, 13th generation controller|
|RAID levels supported||0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 1+0, 15, 16, 30, 50, 60|
|Host interfaces||Up to 20 ports – 1GbE, 10GbE fiber, FC 8Gb, FC 16Gb|
|Expansion shelf interface||SAS 12Gb, 4 lanes – 48 Gb per port – up to 192 Gb per array|
|# SSDs – Total capacity||24 (2.5”) SSDs in 2U24 base; 276 TB max. with two (2) 2U24 expansions|
|On-line capacity expansion||Automatically adds new drives to existing array – “on-the-fly”|
|Cache memory capacity||16 GB per controller, included standard|
|Non-volatile cache||Super Capacitor powered backup to flash memory|
|Maximum LUN size||512 TB|
|Maximum number of LUNs||1024 total, 64 per host ID|
|Maximum number of hosts||64 Fibre Channel|
|LUN mapping/filtering||Configurable per logical partition|
|Host adapters available for||PCI-X, PCI Express|
|Power supplies and AC inlets||Dual hot-swap redundant 530 W each; dual AC inlets|
|RAX2U24 Expansion Shelves|
|Expansion architecture||Dual/Quad SAS (Serial Attach SCSI) bus|
|Expansion shelf architecture||Multiplexed access to each drive within the shelf|
|Maximum drives/capacity||24 (2.5”) SSDs per shelf to 92 TB each; up to two (2) expansion shelves|
|Removable drive trays||Hot swappable; individual drive locks|
|Power supplies||Dual hot-swappable; 530 Watts each;320 Watts typical draw|
|Cooling system||Dual hot-swappable fan modules|
|Active components||No active data path components on the midplane|
|S.E.S. monitoring controllers||Dual, hot-swappable SCSI Enclosure Services modules|
|Controls and Indicators|
|LCD front operation panel||2 x 16 character display, push button controls.|
|LED indicators||LED power, battery, controller, and system status|
|Alerting||Audible and visual alerts|
|Component failure||Failure indication through LCD and GUI|
|LCD front operating console||View/edit logical RAID/physical drives, setup hot-spare drives, map hosts, check parity, enable write-back cache, rebuild failed drive, view logs…|
|Event notification||Automatic event and problem alert notification|
|FlashAlert call home service||24-hour call center available for immediate action|
|Manage out of band||Ethernet|
|FlashDisk Global Manager GUI||Manage storage services of multiple FlashDisks from any web browser|
|Shock operating (half-sine)||5G, 11 ms pulse width|
|Vibration operating (random)||5-500 Hz, (0.25 gm operating, 1.00 gm non-operating), X/Y/Z, 30 min.|
|Vibration operating (sine)||5-500 Hz, (0.20 gm operating, 1.00 gm non-operating), X/Y/Z, 60 min.|
|Acoustic Noise||65 dBA boundary, 60 dBA normal|
|Humidity||5% to 90% operating, 5% to 95% non-operating (non-condensing)|
|Altitude||12,000 feet operating, 40,000 feet non-operating|
|Temperature||0° to 40° C operating, -40° to 60° C non-operating|
|Redundant AC power||Dual 90-260 VAC Inlet, 47-63 Hz|
|Power consumption||100 VAC @ 6/10A; 240 VAC @ 3/5 A; 530 W with PFC; 340 W draw|
|RAID unit dimensions||3.5″h x 17.5″w x 21″d|
|RAID unit weight||Approximately 50 lbs. fully loaded with drives|
|Cooling system||Two dual hot-swap, ball bearing blowers; 60 dB-A|
|Compliance||FCC, UL, CE, CSA|
|Warranty & Service|
|Standard warranty||Standard one year next day on site, advanced part replacement and toll free
hotline during business hours (M-F, 8 AM – 5 PM)
|Service contracts||Optional 24×7 on-site service, spare parts and advance parts replacement|
|Secure site||Customizable service programs for classified sites|
|Installation and service||On-site installation; 24×7 service available|