by Adam Armstrong

QSAN Releases XCubeFAS All-Flash SAN

QSAN Technology Inc. launched its, and apparently Taiwan’s, first All-Flash SAN, the XCubeFAS XF2026D. This new 2U SAN is designed for both SME and larger enterprises. The SAN has 26 bays and can be expanded to support 130 SSDs.

The new XF2026D is ideal for virtualization environments, big data analysis, and for managing applications that require high IOPS and low latency levels. Instead of being powered by SANOS, the new SAN is powered by QSAN’s new OS, XEVO. The new OS has several benefits including:

  • Specific SSD monitoring technology to analyze the activity and life of the SSD
  • Performance history and analytics report of storage usage
  • Automatic Remote Replication that makes remote backup configuration painless
  • Multiple volume creation to reduce time of establishing multiple volumes at a time
  • Snapshot recycle bin to offer additional backup protection from accidental or intentional data deletion

XCubeFAS XF2026D specifications:

  • Form Factor: 2U
  • CPU: Intel Xeon D-1500 family 4-core processor
  • Memory: up to 128GB DDR4 ECC
  • Storage
    • Bays: 26
    • Drive Type: 2.5” SAS, SED SSD
    • Expansion: Up to 4 XD5326, 12Gb SAS or 130 Drives 
  • RAID Controller: Active-active dual controller
  • Host Connectivity (per controller):
    • 4 x 16Gb FC (SFP+) ports
    • 2 x 16Gb FC (SFP+) ports
    • 4 x 10GbE iSCSI (SFP+) ports
    • 2 x 10GbE iSCSI (RJ45) ports
  • Power Supply
    • AC Input
      • 100 - 127V 10A, 50-60Hz 
      • 200 - 240V 5A, 50-60Hz
    • DC Output
      • +12V 63.4A 
      • +5VSB 2.0A
    • Fan: 2 x hot pluggable/redundant fan modules
  • Dimension (HxWxD): 88 x 438 x 491 mm
  • Warranty: 
    • System : 3 years 
    • Battery backup module : 1 year 
    • Super capacitor module : 1 year


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