Proware UNIFOSA 12Gb/s SAS JBOD Passed Windows Server 2012 R2 Certification

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Taipei,June. 23rd , 2014UNIFOSA CORP. announced that the latest 12Gb/s SAS JBOD series has passed the Windows erver 2012 R2 certification. The certified 12Gb/s SAS JBOD product line, including 2U 12Bay, 2U 24Bay and 3U 16Bay, features redundant hardware design optimized for high capacity, expandability and outstanding performance. UNIFOSA’s 12Gb/s SAS JBOD completed the verification process to ensure compatibility seamlessly with Windows Server 2012 R2 and provide users great performance with agility for system deployment in Windows Server environment.

There are totally 3 platforms and 6 models available, including 2U/12Bay form factor (EP-2126J1/JD1-SCSC), 2U 24Bay form factor (EP-2246J/JD-SCSC) and 3U 16Bay form factor (EP-3166J1/JD1-SCSC). UNIFOSA’s SAS JBOD accommodates the latest SAS 3.0 12Gb/s interface which boost up the throughput up to 4,800MB/s per host and it’s also easy for deployment and integration into Windows-based servers. The JBOD solution comes with either dual or single JBOD controller configuration for options. On each JBOD controller, there are three built-in 12Gb/s 4x mini SAS HD ports doubles bandwidth and throughput than former 6Gb/s interface. These three SAS ports can be flexibly configured as either SAS host channel or SAS expansion port by request. It also incorporates the latest enhancements in SAS along with LSI DataBolt bandwidth optimizer technology. By leveraging DataBolt, it delivers optimized throughput by allowing users to gain 12Gb/s host speed with 6Gb/s drives.

The JBODs also provides GUI to monitor enclosure remotely via Ethernet. And it utilizes industry-standard SCSI enclosure services (SES) to monitor enclosure and disk conditions, such as temperature, voltage, fan speed and power supply status, etc. Hence, an easy-to-deploy JBOD with a complete management tool will be the best choice for Windows Servers.


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