Enhance RAID R8, 2U 8 X 3.5″ HDDs, SAS-to-SATA RAID System w/250Watt P/S


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         The EnhanceRAID R8 SS is the latest addition to the R8 family with built-in RAID controller option with latest RAID 6 algorithm for 24×7 mission critical applications. Utilizing the high performance SAS disks or high capacity SATA drives, the EnhanceRAID ™ R8 SS offers enterprise-grade solution for applications that demand nothing short of superior reliability. Designed to address the challenges of high impact/high volume storage requirements, the new EnhanceRAID™ R8 SS is becoming the new standard for RAID protected storage. With hundreds of installations worldwide Enhance Technology’s EnhanceRAID™ R series has built a solid reputation in markets spanning from nonlinear digital video editing to emerging disk based backup & recovery infrastructures.  

 Industry Proven SATALINK™ Technology             

 The EnhanceRAID R8 SS system was built on the world-known hybrid I/O technology, the SATALink™, a SAS-to-SATA converging technology pioneered by Enhance Technology to bring low-cost SATA disks to the broadband high performance computing environments. The SATALink™ hybrid I/O technology has been since helped resellers and integrators to offer more cost-effective storage solution to the end customers.  


  • Hardware RAID Intel 80331 500Mhz 64-bit RISC Processor
  • Dual SAS (SFF-8470) Host Interface
  • Disk Supported SAS & Serial ATA 3.0 Gbp/s
  • Built in remote access for event log and e-mail notification
  • RAID levels supported 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 50, 60 & JBOD
  • Support on-line volume expansion & migration
  • Support multiple RAID volumes & instant availability
  • Optional features include RAID 6 

Versatile RAID Storage Model
         The versatile R8 SS storage system is a host dependent storage unit which provides OS transparent and driverless method of adding additional RAID protected storage to an existing IT infrastructure, regardless of your operating system or hardware. It is ideal for Microsoft Exchange and SQL server, and provides the fastest, simplest & safest way for data intensive applications among workstations, networks and work groups.          




  • Form Factor : 2U 8-Drive Rackmount 
  • RAID Level   : RAID 0,1,3,5,6
  • Disk Interface:  SATA/SATA II 3GB
  • Host Channel : Dual SAS Ports
  • Number of Disks : Supported  Up to 8
  • Performance : Upto 400MB/sec
  • Power Supply: Single PS2 250Watt or Redundant 2 X 300Watt


Additional information

Weight 50.00 lbs
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3.5 " x 17 " x 21.25"