StrongBox XpanDisk

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Performance Flexibility with StrongBox XpanDisk

StrongBox XpanDisk extends the nearline capacity of your StrongBox NAS. Each XpanDisk module can support up to 45 drives with various drive capacity options to scale from 18TB to 1.4PB of usable disk storage. This provides more usable capacity for nearline storage, offering faster access to stored data.

StrongBox’s tunable policies blend the cost-effective reliability of LTO tape with the speed and agility of disk in one seamless storage platform.

What is StrongBox XpanDisk?

StrongBox XpanDisk is a seamless addition to the StrongBox NAS, allowing users to add the right amount of disk for nearline storage along with the intrinsic archive capabilities of StrongBox.

Key Benefits

  • Nearline data access for users and applications
  • Best cost/GB
  • Hot-swappable disks and drives for maximum uptime
  • Tunable policy-driven data performance optimizes storage ROI
  • Built-in data protection – no backup needed!
StrongBox XpanDisk

StrongBox XpanDisk Front View


Tech Specs

Technical Specifications

Module Form Factor Rack-mountable - 4U
No. of Enclosures per Module 2
No. Additional Expansion Modules 5
Host / Expansion Interface per Module 4 x MiniSAS (SFF-8088)
SAS Cable (included with Module unit) Spare, Cable SFF8088SAS-2.0M (2 meter in length)
Spare, Cable SFF8088-SASsb-0.5M (.5 meters)
No. of RAID Controllers 1
No. RAID sets / Enclosure Up to 3
No. of Hot Spare Drive / Enclsoure Up to 2
RAID Configuration RAID 6
No. Drives / Enclosure 24 (in front) + 21 (in back)
Drive Types 6.0 Gbps or 12.0 Gbps SAS
Form Factor 3.5”, 1” height
Drive options 3TB, 4TB, or 6TB
Raw Capacity / Module up to 135TB (w/ 3TB disk drives)
up to 180TB (w/ 4TB disk drives)
up to 270TB (w/ 6TB disk drives)
Usable Capacity / Module up to 117TB (w/ 3TB disk drives)
up to 156TB (w/ 4TB disk drives)
up to 234TB (w/ 6TB disk drives)
Disk Drives Hot-swap 45-bays
Cooling 7 hot-swappable fans
Power Supply 1400W 1+1 hot-swap redundant (Gold Level)
Power Entry Dual AC Inlet
Expander Single SAS expander
Mountable 4U (rail kit will fit a rack 26.5" and 36.5" deep)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 7" x 17.2" x 27.5"
(178mm x 437mm x 699mm)
Gross Weight w/ packaging 80 lbs (36.3 kg)
Packaging Dimensions (H x W x D) 27.2" x 21 " x 39.6"
691mm x 533mm x 1006 mm
Universal A/C Input 180 -240V, 50 - 60Hz, 7.0 - 9.5 Amp
DC Output (+5V standby) 4 Amp
DC Output (+12V) 116 Amp @ 180-240V
With Distributor 30 Amp (+5V), 24 Amp (+3.3V, 0.6 Amp (-12V)
Operating Environment
Temperature 5ºC to 35ºC (41° to 95°F)
Relative humidity 8% to 90%
Non-operating Environment
Temperature -40ºC to 60ºC (-40° to 158°F)
Relative humidity 5% to 95%

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