The EliteRAID ER216I+BDG
is the latest hardware RAID storage to EliteRAID iSCSI solution with 2.5" form factor, supporting SATA 2.5" hard drives and SSD. ER216I+BDG is a 2U 16-bay dual channel iSCSI storage supporting advanced features, such as trucking and LACP networking support, Multiple Channel per Session (MC/S), iSCSI jumbo frame and Microsoft MPIO. SCSI-3 persistent target is available for clustering server application. Built-in Web GUI management interface and event notification E-mail, SNMP trap, browser pop-up Windows, Syslog and Windows Messenger allow administrators to monitor unit status with ease. Besides RAID 5 and RAID 6 support, Mirroring (RAID 1) and Striping (RAID 0), ER216I+BDG supports RAID 6 to protect against up to two hard drive defects. Advance feature includes online RAID migration, online RAID expansion and MPIO supported. Supported in Windows, MAC and Linux operating system. Virtualization platorm is also supported in VMware ESX server (3.5/4.0/4.1/5.0/5.1), Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Xen. Utilizing SATA interfaces, and dual gigabit Ethernet port (up to 250MB/s), the ER216I+BDG is guaranteed to achieve the best performance with fail-safe file protection.
Sans Digital recommends the use of enterprise hard drives when in use with any RAID controller applications. Standard desktop or green desktop drive may not be supported and may compromise RAID system stability and performance. For more information on the difference between RAID and desktop hard drives, please see the Western Digital knowledge base
. For a list of compatible RAID Edition SATA hard drives, please refer to the list below:
- Seagate 500GB (ST9500620NS)
- Seagate 1TB (ST91000640NS)
Enterprise RAID Edition Hard Drive
| Hard Drive
|| No HDD
| 500GB RAID
| 1TB RAID
All hard drive bundles are pre-installed and tested before shipment. Hard drives are then packaged individually to avoid damage during shipping.