The Addonics Storage Rack is a 4U rack mount storage chassis designed to fit onto industrial standard computer rack. Designed to provide tremendous configuration flexibility, the Storage Rack is an ideal platform for creating a custom storage solution with multi-terabytes capability for video storage or editing, data archiving, uninterruptible storage, storage farm or any application that requires high performance or high storage capacity or both. Unlike many of the expensive proprietary storage solution in the market, the Storage Rack offer similar performance and capability at much lower cost per GB storage. In addition, the the Storage Rack can also be easily reconfigured, modified or upgraded at any time to meet your new application need without investing into new storage devices or new storage box. The Storage Rack has nine 5.25" drive bays available, allowing for a maximum of 15 3.5" SATA drives (This can be accomplished by attaching five hard drives configured as a single RAID volume through Hardware Port Multipliers connected onto three individual NAS Adapters, or by Daisy Chaining Hardware Port Multipliers onto a single NAS Adapter.
Example Configuration of NAS Storage Rack with 5x1 eSATA Hardware Port Multiplier
Example Configuration of NAS Storage Rack with 4x1 eSATA/USB Hardware Port Multiplier
NAS Storage Rack features
Basic NAS Adapter features
note: The maximum capacity of the NAS Adapter is 2 TB. This is the limitation of current FAT32 file system and not related to Addonics hardware