AIC Unveils 12Gb/s SAS JBOD Enclosure series for Data Intensive Applications

By CIOReview | Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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CITY of INDUSTRY, CA: AIC, provider of OEM/ODM and COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) embarks its presence in storage industry with the launch of 12Gb/s SAS JBOD series comprising full redundancy capacity and high-performance capability .The product consists of LSI expander chip and AIC’s own firmware, making it compatible with mainstream hard drives, HBAs and RAID controllers (SAS2/SAS3).

AIC’s SAS JBOD enclosures supports work efficiency and comes with replaceable hot-swap fans. It comes with its own external ports making it upgradeable and easy to get more disks in a cluster. It also offers high availability, redundancy, durability and efficiency.

Specifications

The product consists of five different series with robust management tools required for today’s data-intensive applications and supports Intelligent Enclosure Management and Individual drive power management. It comes with direct-attached storage (DAS), network-attached storage (NAS), IP-SAN storage solutions that support Fiber Channel (FC), Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) storage interfaces. The series includes:J2012-01that occupies 2U 12-Bay 12Gb/s SAS JBOD, housing single/dual expander modules (field upgradeable), dual fans and redundant power supply.

J2024-01 comes with 2U 24 SFF Bay 12Gb/s SAS JBOD, housing single/dual expander modules (field upgradeable), dual fans and redundant power supply.

J3016-01, a 3U 16-Bay SAS 12G JBOD and comes with LSI expander chip and AIC's own firmware, a guarantee of compatibility with most mainstream hard drives, HBAs and RAID controllers (SAS2/SAS3).

J4024-01/J4024-02, a 4U 24-Bay 12Gb/s SAS JBOD, housing single/dual expander modules (field upgradeable), four fans and redundant power supply. The J4024-02 includes support for SAS interposer and Active Bezel.

J4076-01 comes with single or dual expanders, and supports 60 x 3.5" top-loading and up to 16 x 2.5" rear-facing hot-swap drives. The J4076-01’s unique feature allows tiered storage architecture in a single unit to take advantage of the full potential of the SAS3 (12Gb/s).