The QOS 8 Mini is the lightest member of the QOS series storage disk arrays. The QOS 8 Mini is a small transportable RAID system utilizing small 2.5” drive or SSDs. The QOS 8 Mini achieves almost the full speed of each drive, setting a new standard in performance.
QOS8M-XT 8-BAY MINI SERVER – The QOS Series
The QOS 8 Mini is the lightest member of the QOS series storage disk arrays. The QOS 8 Mini is a small transportable RAID system utilizing small 2.5” drive or SSDs. The QOS 8 Mini achieves almost the full speed of each drive, setting a new standard in performance. With little to no moving parts in the drive enclosure itself, the noise level it reaches is very low. The QOS 8 Mini uses the same software RAID engine as the other QOS server systems, but its small size and low cooling requirements make it the perfect storage device for taking your data with you on the road.
The 8-Bay Mini allows users to safely and securely transport their data from place to place while also standing up to the high demands of post-production RAID systems. The 8 Mini is half rack size, so individual drive bays can be removed from a rack and then easily transported. This makes it possible for unheard of data transfer and copying speeds from a QOS or third party RAID system over high-speed optical interfaces such as 10Gigabit Ethernet, 8 or 16Gb Fibre Channel. An excellent solution for customers who need fast storage speed that’s extraordinarily lightweight and mobile.
The 8 Bay Mini is an ideal storage solution or transport drive for field workers, color correction and visual effects artists, digital imaging technicians, and anyone who is constantly writing or reading large files. Avid users can also make use of QOSSAN and ProjectServer bin locking to use the QOS 8-Bay Mini as a miniature storage network to share projects in real time between multiple clients in the same room. 2.5” spinning hard
- Supports bin locking for Avid, FCP and Adobe editing workflows.
- Supports 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE and 4,8 and 16 Gb Fibre Channel connectivity.
- Supports file-level sharing (multi-write mode).
- Unlimited users and workspaces
- Performance maintained in multi-user write mode.
- Superior LAN performance with block-level access.
- Native cross-platform support (no third party software).
- Automated file system management (auto-defrag).
- Virtual volume creation with dynamic resizing.
- Proxy generation for remote access from anywhere.
- Replication & Tiering module with life-cycle management (HSM).
|Dimensions||25 × 15 × 6 in|
2.5" hot swappable SAS 6 Gbps
Up to 1050MBps/SAS and 2400MBps/SSD
Multi-stream uncompressed DPX 4K, , Sony F65, F55, ARRIRAW, R3D, QuickTime, DNxHD
|PCIe Expansion Slots||
Two PCIe X8
Rackmount shelf: 3RU 19" (48.3 cm) half-width rack-mount
Power: 24V to 240V (50 and 60 Hz auto-switching)
8 to 42°C, Humidity: 85% or less
22”L X 17.4W X 6”H
20 lbs (with drives)
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