OWC Jupiter mini-SAS Shared SAN Storage

At CES Other World Computing (OWC) announced their Jupiter mini-SAS Shared SAN Storage Solution. Available in 8/16 Bay Racks and 4/8 Bay Towers configurations and expandable up to 3.6 Petabytes (3600TB) capacity with Enterprise-Class Drives and Expander Units, they will be available by the end of March in a variety of configurations with solution pricing starting at $3,995.

Jupiter mini-SAS Key Features:

  • Scalable pooled (shared) storage solution combines the simplicity of direct attached storage (DAS) and the performance of mini-SAS with a cost up to 5x less than fibre channel
  • mini-SAS interface for speeds up to 24Gb/s—up to 3x faster than fibre channel
  • Enterprise-level 3600TB (3.6 Petabytes) capacity with Enterprise-class drives and expander units
  • Connects to a server or workstations using a single 24Gb/s cable
  • Available in 4 and 8 bay towers; 8 and 16 bay racks
  • Available as a standalone storage solution and as a RAID storage subsystem supporting RAID configurations 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
  • Hot-swappable redundant power supplies can be replaced without shutting down or restarting
  • User-friendly management and monitoring application for checking Jupiter’s overall system status, performance, maintenance, and diagnostics
  • Five-year warranty