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NexSAN ATAboy2x ATA RAID Device
w/ Fiber Controller & 10x300GB Drives (3TB)


Equipment Notes:

Contains Nine 300GB Maxtor SATA Drives & One 250GB Maxtor SATA Drive

Host Interface / Connectivity - 1GB and 2GB Fibre
Controllers - Single Controller / Cache Coherency
Drive Bay Size - 14 Bay / 3U
Cache - 512MB (Expandable to 2GB)
Battery Back-up - Yes
RAID Levels - 0, 1, 1+0, 4, 5
Sustained Data Rates - Up to 340 MB/Sec Per Controller
Luns Supported - 32/64
Power - 2 PSU - 350W / 286VA
Cooling - Redundant Blowers

MSRP $15,000 (without the drives)



Product Overview
ATAboy2x extends Nexsan's award-winning ATAboy™ product line to meet the needs of the most demanding high performance environments. ATAboy2x delivers blazing throughput speeds along with unsurpassed features and functionality in a low profile, correct cost expandable package.
Nexsan designed the ATAboy2x for maximum flexibility and scalability. All of the critical components in the ATAboy2x, including the RAID controllers and host connections, are user-pluggable. This architecture results in reliable, fully redundant data protection while empowering users to maximize the return on their Nexsan hardware investment.

High Performance
Designed to meet the challenges of high performance computing environments, ATAboy2x delivers unparalleled availability and performance in an ATA RAID device. With sustained throughput speeds of up to 340 MB/s per controller, ATAboy2x provides blazing performance across all standard platforms and operating systems. Dual 2Gb fibre channel connectors (per controller) enable easy and flexible implementation into a wide range of environments. ATAboy2x's unique combination of high performance and enormous capacity provides exceptional value that enhances all digital storage applications, such as live on-line data, rich media, digital film, uncompressed HD, broadcast/VOD and other mission critical applications.

Key Benefits
Nexsan's award-winning EnterpriseATA™ RAID delivers failsafe 24/7 operation for uninterrupted business continuity. The ATAboy2x ensures dependable hot swapping of high capacity drives with the flexibility to support even higher capacities with Nexsan's proprietary ATAengine™ with soft reconfigurable FPGAs. This advanced architecture allows single or multiple drives to be designated as hot spares and also allows field updates of the ATA interface design and remote firmware updates, which are supported using FTP.

Cost-Correct Enterprise-Class Reliability
Nexsan's unbeatable fault tolerance results from eliminating all potential single points of failure. The advanced hardware design of the ATAboy2x is supported by Nexsan's Extreme Intelligence software, NexScan™, with sophisticated centralized management and monitoring. Tele-Guard™, Nexsan's phone home manager, provides monitoring and reporting of all system conditions. The ATAboy2x's built-in NexScan management is platform independent with an intuitive design that simplifies installation and enables remote management and configuration of multiple arrays from a single GUI.


This item is sold with a 3 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.  So bid with confidence.
As our many customers will attest, we will do our very best to resolve any customer problems. But our official policy is:

This item comes with a 3 day right of return policy.
All returns must be made within 3 days of receipt.
All warranties are void if the calibration / warranty seals are broken.
Equipment must be shipped correctly and returned with all accessories.
Customer is responsible for all shipping charges on returns.
Foreign Buyers please be aware: We offer no warranty or returns on items shipped outside the USA

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About Us:

Ascent Concepts and Technologies is a Research & Development Lab. As a service to the companies and institutions we work with, we broker their excess equipment & act as application specialists on their new equipment needs. We are now offering quality used equipment to the public with the same level of professionalism and service.

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