EliteRAID ER316I+BDG - 3U 16 Bay SATA to iSCSI 2x GbE RAID 60 Rackmount w/ Redundant Power Supply

EliteRAID ER316I+BDG - 3U 16 Bay SATA to iSCSI 2x GbE RAID 60 Rackmount w/ Redundant Power Supply
EliteRAID ER316I+BDG - 3U 16 Bay SATA to iSCSI 2x GbE RAID 60 Rackmount w/ Redundant Power Supply
Item# KT-ER316IplusBDG

The EliteRAID ER316I+BDG is the latest hardware RAID storage to EliteRAID iSCSI solution. ER316I+BDG is a 3U 16-bay quad 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), ER316I+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), Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Xen. Utilizing SATA interfaces, and dual gigabit Ethernet port (up to 400MB/s), the ER316I+BDG is guaranteed to achieve the best performance with fail-safe file protection.

Note: 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 (ST3500514NS) 
  • Seagate 750GB (ST3750330NS) 
  • Seagate 1TB (ST31000524NS) 
  • Seagate 2TB (ST32000644NS)
  • Western Digital 500GB (WD5002ABYS)  
  • Western Digital 1TB (WD1002FBYS) 
  • Western Digital 2TB (WD2003FYYS)
  • Hitachi 500GB (0F11000)
  • Hitachi 1TB (0A39289) 
  • Hitachi 2TB (0F10452)
  • Hitachi 3TB (0F12456)


  • 2 Gigabit iSCSI port of data transfer.
  • 3U 16 bay rackmount with redundant power supply.
  • Support 4TB hard drives, up to 64TB total storage.
  • Intel IOP 64bit processor with 2GB ECC memory.
  • Support Trucking and LACP 802.11ad for bandwidth increase and redundancy
  • Supports iSCSI Multiple Channel per Session (MC/S).
  • Supports MPIO.
  • Supports iSCSI Jumbo Frame.
  • Supports SCSI-3 persistent target. Supports Windows Server 2008 clustering.
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, JBOD. Local N-way mirror supported.
  • Supports global and dedicated hot spare disks.
  • Online volume expansion and migration.
  • UPS management supported via serial port.
  • HTTP Web GUI, SSH telnet and serial management interface.
  • Event notification via E-mail, SNMP trap, browser pop up windows, Syslog and Windows Messenger.
  • iSNS supported.
  • Up to 250MB/s read/write performance.
  • Optional battery backup module.
  • Supported in Windows, MAC and Linux.
  • Supported in virtualization platform, including VMware, Citrix and Microsoft Hyper-V.

  •  Model  ER316I+BDG
     Form Factor  3U Rackmount
     CPU  Intel IOP 64-bit RISC processor
     RAM  DDR-2 ECC 2GB memory
     HDD Trays  16 Hot-Swappable 3.5"
     RAID Level  0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, JBOD
     Maximum Capacity  64TB
     Maximum Host Connections  32
     Max. Cluster Hosts Connections  32 hosts clustered for one volume
     Maximum Logical Volumes  256
     Microsoft MPIO Support  Yes
     iSCSI MC/S Support  Yes
     iSCSI Jumbo Frame Support  Yes
     SCSI-3 Compliant  Yes
     Auto Rebuilding  Yes
     Hot-Spare  Yes (Global and dedicated hot spare disks)
     Host Interface & Transfer Rate  Dual Gigabit Ethernet (Up to 250MB/s, support LACP 802.11ad and Trucking)
     Drive Interface  SATA
     Cooling Fan  4" Cooling fan * 2, 1.5" Cooling fan * 3 from Power Supply
     Power Supply  Redundant 650W Power Supply * 3
     Status Indicators  Hard Drive & Failure LEDs
     Controller Interface  Web-based management, Serial Port or LCD
     Supported OS  Windows 7/XP/2000/2003, Mac OS X or above,
     Linux 2.4 or above, VMware ESX Server, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Xen
     Dimension (in)  5.25” H x 19” W x 23” D
     Weight (lb)  46.0
     Safety Regulations  CE, FCC, UL, RoHS
     Package Contents  ER316I+BDG (1)
     Power Cord (1)
     Hard Drive Keys (2)
     Removable Tray Modules (16)
     Quick Installation Manual (1)
    Enterprise RAID Edition Hard Drive
     Model  ER316I+BDG  ER316I+BDG16E  ER316I+BDG32E  ER316I+BDG48E  ER316I+BDG64E 
     Hard Drive  No HDD
     1TB RAID
     SATA II x16
     2TB RAID
     SATA II x16
     3TB RAID
     SATA II x16
     4TB RAID
     SATA II x16
    Storage Size
     N/A  16TB  32TB  48TB  64TB

    SAS Hard Drive Bundle
     Model  ER316I+BDG  ER316I+BDG16S  ER316I+BDG32S  ER316I+BDG48S  ER316I+BDG64S 
     Hard Drive  No HDD
     SAS x16
     SAS x16
     SAS x16
     SAS x16
    Storage Size
     N/A  16TB  32TB  48TB  64TB

    Note: Please allow 3 days for hard drive installation and testing.

    Note: All hard drive bundles are pre-installed and tested before shipment. Hard drives are then packaged individually to avoid damage during shipping.