Areca ARC-8050T3-SAN (24 Bay Storage Area Network Thunderbolt 3 RAID Rackmount Enclosure )Areca
|Form Factor||4U-24 bays 19-inch|
|Host Connection||9 Individual Thunderbolt 3 Ports|
|Disk Support||24 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs|
|Expansion Support||One SFF-8644 expansion up to 512 HDDs|
|I/O Processor||Dual Core 1.2 GHz SAS ROC|
|On-Board Cache||4GB on-board SDRAM with ECC protection|
|Cooling Fan||4 x 2700rpm|
|Power Supply||Triple 400W|
|• Supports 100–240VAC input at 47 and 63Hz frequency
• Hot swap and redundant with PFC N+1 design
(H x W x D)
6.9 x 17.5 x 17.6 in (176.4x445x448 mm)
6.9 x 18.9 x 19.0 in (176.4x482x484 mm)
|Weight||75 lbs / 34Kg|
|RAID Level||0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD|
|Sound Pressure Level||40.3 dB|
|OS Support||macOS 10.12 or later & Windows 8/10 or later|
ARC-8050T3 SAN is a 24-bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 SAN incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 4GB ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure.This combination helps to provide a high performance storage device perfect for the video editor working with Real time multi-stream HD and 4K workflows.
Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. ARC-8050T3 SAN is a storage solution that offers 9 x Thunderbolt 3 ports allowing connection to nine clients which are able to simultaneously edit, transfer and share data on PCIe RAID storage over Thunderbolt connection at unprecedented speeds. The reserved Mac mini caddy on 4U 24-bays enclosure is the best solution for adding one Mac mini server and computer to an ARC-8050T3 SAN rack chassis. ARC-8050T3 SAN leverages Thunderbolt interface and transforms it into a more flexible Thunderbolt SAN architecture and eliminates the high costs of Fibre Channel SAN or 10 Gigabit Ethernet.
Host independent real-time controller-based hardware encryption does not impact the performance of ARC-8050T3-12R/24R RAID storage and can implement on any kinds of HDD that is transparent to the user, the OS, and applications. Areca encryption function secures a sensitive, mission-critical volume's data from unauthorized access or modification in the event of drive theft, as well as more routine activities such as the return of defective drives for servicing or the decommission or repurposing of drives. Local key management in the controller is designed to protect data from security breaches with minimal cost and complexity. User can use ARC-8050T3 RAID storage API code to design its own key management utility. ARC-8050T3 RAID storages support 128- and 256-bit encryption keys using AES (a key size of 128, or 256 bits), or password (a variable key size).
SAN is a dedicated high-performance network for consolidated block-level storage. The network interconnects storage devices, switches, and hosts. High-end enterprise SANs may also include SAN directors for higher performance and efficient capacity usage.
Servers connect to the SAN fabric using host bus adapters (HBAs). Servers identify the SAN as locally attached storage, so multiple servers can share a storage pool. SANs are not dependent on the LAN and relieves pressure on the local network by offloading data directly from attached servers.
A SAN is a way to provide users shared access to consolidated, block level data storage, even allowing multiple clients to access files at the same time with very high performance. A SAN enhances the accessibility of storage devices such as disk arrays and tape libraries by making them appear to users as if they were external hard drives on their local system. By providing a separate storage-based network for block data access over high-speed Fibre Channel, and avoiding the limitations of TCP/IP protocols and local area network congestion, a SAN provides the highest access speed available for media and mission critical stored data.