2U form factor, supports up to 12 3.5 inch SATA Hard Disk Drives
Intel Core i3 Dual Core 3.3GHz E3-1265Lv2 processor 4GB DDR3 Memory
4-drive or 12-drive configurations include SATA-II Server Class 7200rpm HDD
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports (RJ 45 connector)
3 x USB 2.0 ports; 1 front, 2 rear
The Lenovo® EMC® px12-400r Network Storage Array offers high end, enterprise-class network storage features at price points suited for smaller businesses. Powered by LenovoEMC™ storage technology, the px12-400r is ideal for production data stores, server virtualization, backup-to-disk target and video surveillance. The px12-400r is available in diskless, partially populated or fully populated configurations from 0TB to 48TB in a single array. The px12-400r provides the superior features and reliability that you need for your mission critical data and with built-in McAfee®VirusScan® Enterprise, your data is safe from viruses and other malicious threats. The px12-400r includes many enterprise-class features such as Integrated Virtualization Extensions (IVX), Snapshot backup, the EMC Atmos Cloud Connector, EMC Avamar data deduplication as well as device-to-device data replication to ensure data integrity at both the source and the replication target. Businesses will appreciate extremely high throughput with quad-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and an Intel®Core i3 Processor plus link aggregation (port bonding), Server Class hard drives, and the option of solid state drives.
Power and Reliability:
Built around the Intel Core i3 processor to support demanding workloads like virtualization, deduplication, database management and video surveillance.
• Intel® Core i3 3.3Ghz E3-1265Lv2 Processor for enhanced performance and energy efficiency
• 4GB DDR3 RAM
• Server Class Hard Drives with support for SSD drives
• Quad GbE NICs
• Support for 1x 10GbE through optional dual-port 10GbE PCI card (sold separately)
• Certified with Windows®, VMware® and Citrix®
Starting at 0TB (diskless), with a maximum capacity of 48TB (12 x 4TB SATA HDDs)
• Server Class hard drives ensure higher reliability and performance. These drives are designed to better handle rotational vibration and continuous operation for mission critical applications.
• 4-drive disk packs enable expansion to 8- or 12-drive configurations
• 4-drive configurations are preconfigured RAID 5
• Fully-populated 12-drive configurations are preconfigured RAID 5
Add storage capacity by simply adding drives in the unpopulated drive bays. Added drives can be brought into an existing Storage Pool or made into a new Storage Pool. Additionally, USB connected Hard Disk Drives can be attached and used as shares. The px12 supports read and write on Fat32, NTFS, or ext2/ext3/ext4 formatted hard disks; read only of external HFS+ formatted drives
RAID 1, 10, 5, 6, & hot spare, automatic RAID rebuild and hot swap. RAID 0 and JBOD mode also available.
Integrated Virtualization Extensions (IVX):
Run multiple virtual machines (VMs) on a LenovoEMC device. Allows Windows apps & Linux storage to run simultaneously. Ideal for database read-write, print server, Exchange server backup.
enable the creation of a complete copy (or replica) of a source volume at a point in time. Point-In-Time backup of a complete volume image including Active Snap capability. Also uses VSS and VDS for compatibility with Windows & VMware hosts.
For I/O intensive applications, the px12-400r can be fitted with solid state drives to boost performance.
SSD Cache Pools:
Set up dedicated SSDs for fast reads & writes of frequently accessed data, providing improved performance for I/O intensive applications such as databases. SSD drives sold separately.
Redundant Power Supply:
Ships with dual hot swappable power supplies for 1+1 redundancy
Storage Pools group drives of like size and RAID protection together to simplify management. Optimize block storage performance with dedicated iSCSI storage pools.
Network File Protocols Supported:
CIFS/SMB/Rally (Microsoft), NFS (Linux/UNIX), AFP/Bonjour (Apple), FTP, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, Windows DFS, SNMP.