Netstor Announces 4U 24-Bay 6Gbps SAS Expander JBOD Enclosure for Large Capacity/Demanding Applications


Last Updated: January 31, 2012 5:20 pm GMT
(Taipei, Taiwan--January 31, 2012) Netstor Technology is pleased to announce the 4U 24-bay 6Gbps SAS expander JBOD enclosure NS385S-8026. The enclosure supports high bandwidth and expansion ability with multiple units up to 128 SAS/SATA HDDs, requiring only one data cable connecting to one /3Gbps SAS RAID HBA. The storage features built-in hardware monitor providing cost-effective solutions to users, professionals, and administrators for most demanding applications.

Scalability Design for Critical Applications
The 6Gbps SAS expander technology is created to cope with the expanding need for fast data transfer rate to deal with the modern demands of input/output achievement required for applications in the digital content creation and IT industry fields such as data centers, databases, nearline storage, disk-to-disk backup, image acquisition, and shared SAN networks. With the built-in server-grade 650 watts redundant PSU, the enclosure can run 24×7 for mission critical applications.

Complete, Easy-to-Use Storage Management
The SAS expander enclosure NS385S-8026 supports high-speed, consistent, cost-effective, and easy-to-use features. Users/administrators can monitor the status of enclosure’s fans, PSUs, and HDDs with SAS RAID HBA. The storage features failure alerts for fan, PSU, and HDD with mute button/function from enclosure and LCD. Users are able to choose on their own the favorite SAS RAID HBA with SAS expansion function for NS385S-8026. Through the SES-2 protocols and SGPIO, the SAS RAID HBA can access the enclosure system and HDDs for information.

Key Features
  • High Density 4U 24-Bay Rackmount Chassis
  • Backplane design for Twenty-four (24) 3.5" SAS/SATA 6G/3Gbps Drives
  • Built-in 6Gbps SAS Expander for single miniSAS(SFF8088) cable connectivity
  • Supports Two (2) miniSAS connectors for next storage expansion
  • LCD control panel for setup, alarm mute and configuration
  • Individual Key lock of each HDD tray for physical security
  • LED indicators for HDD power, activity and failure on each removable tray

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About Netstor
Netstor Technology focuses on the development of products on external SAS/SATA data storage and aims to provide users with reliable, cost-effective and high-performance SAS/SATA data backup solutions. Netstor develops complete storage product lines from desktop tower, 1U 4-bay to 4U 24-bay rackmount disk array enclosures. Netstor has worldwide distribution network covering IT, audio/video, telecom, DVR, CCTV, content creation as well as educational and scientific industries. For more information about Netstor, please visit


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