Xyratex F6500E


Xyratex F6500E 8Gb FC-SAS/SATA-II RAID systems are designed for speed, integrity, and always-on-availability using newly available 8Gb/s Fibre Channel and SAS technologies. The F6500E RAID controller provides full featured hardware redundancy, high performance host connections, and easy expansion with fault-tolerant, full-duplex, high-speed SAS external ports. An internal SAS interface delivers a total of 96 drives in a single RAID system.

  • Single (2) or Dual (4) 8Gb/s high speed Fibre Channel host connections per system
  • RAID Controller Module for the Xyratex OneStor family of enclosures providing redundant, modular design with hot swappable components
  • Up to 96 high performance SAS cost effective SATA drives in one system
  • Snapshot support for up to 512 snaps
  • StorView controller based management software
  • Host-based dynamic multi-pathing from high availability
  • Online capacity growth through dynamic array and LUN expansion
  • Fully customizable fascia & management interface
  • RAID Advanced Power Management

Implemented into the Xyratex OneStor range of enclosures, the F6500E offers the choice of 2U or 4U systems, and can be used with either 3 1/2” or 2 1/2” disk drives offering the flexibility to meet a wide range of needs. Xyratex single RAID controller configurations are a cost effective option for more affordable storage applications. Xyratex dual controller configurations provide the ultimate in high availability with complete hardware and firmware redundancy and automatic fail-over/fail-back capabilities. The Model F6500E RAID system adapts to a broad range of applications, and the capability to mix both SATA and SAS technology within a single disk enclosure provides an optimum tiered storage environment for Information Lifecycle Management.

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