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QSAN XCubeNAS 2U 12-Bay + 4 SSD Unified Enterprise SAN & NAS - XN8012R

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ZFS Based Unified iSCSI SAN and SMB NAS designed for SMB and enterprise. 1gbE with 10gbE and 40gbE options. Thunderbolt 3 NAS option. SAS JBOD expansion. Mware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, and Microsoft® Hyper-V™ certified. Deduplication, Compression, Thin Provisioning, Replication. Bare Metal Client Backups with Acronis technology. Fast RAID Rebuilds. SSD Caching and Auto Tiering, and more! Best value NAS!


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QSAN XCubeNAS 12 Bay Rackmount- XN8012R $ 1
$ 1
$ 1
$ 1
$ 12
$ 4

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Powerful Hardware Platform

Combined with the latest hardware technology, the XCubeNAS is able to fulfill various application demands efficiently. Extensive network bandwidth is provided, enabling the XCubeNAS to thrive in complex network environments. Additional PCIe option slots are included as standard, making the XCubeNAS a perfect device for SMB all the way up to big data applications or high performance requirements.

The Next Generation Thunderbolt™ 3

With next generation Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, you can connect Thunderbolt™ devices to an XN8000R model directly with a 40Gb/s data transmission rate. XN8000R Series with Thunderbolt™ 3 is capable of transferring high resolution video smoothly and handling relative workloads with ease: to copy a 4.7GB DVD video will on average take under a minute.

High Speed 10G/40G Adapter Card

A 10GbE/40GbE (10 Gigabit/ 40 Gigabit Ethernet) network is essential for businesses that demand high bandwidth for virtualization, and fast backup and restore for an ever-growing amount of data. The XN8012R is an affordable and reliable storage solution for deploying a 10GbE / 40GbE environment.

Scale-Up Solution

The XN8012R provides massive scale-up capability by connecting any of our expansion enclosures. It can support up to a whopping 210 disk drives or up to 2 PB of raw storage space when using 10TB HDD drives.

Virtualization Ready Storage

XN8012R is verified with VMware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, and Microsoft® Hyper-V™ certified. No matter which virtualization environment you’ve adopted, the XN8012R is a practical and efficient storage system for you to deploy in any virtualization platform. QSAN’s XN8012R can be used for primary storage repositories and as a backup to existing primary storage. As a backup storage device, the XN8012R supports a comprehensive list of 3rd-party virtual machine backup software to ensures that your VMs and data are never at risk of loss.

IP SAN / NAS Unified Storage

The XN8012R is a multi-role storage device that can play a major role in many different applications. In the simplest scenario, the XN8012R can be a file sharing server, a simple storage device for centralized office data sharing. Its high bandwidth network ports ensure that data is quickly read from and written to the NAS.

Leading Enterprise-level NAS Operating System

QSM 3.0 (QSAN Storage Management3.0) is a NAS operation system for QSAN XCubeNAS series. The core of QSM is Linux kernel and in-house fine-tuning 128-bit ZFS (Petabyte File System) file system.QSM’s powerful storage features ensure persistent, reliable storage management, protection against data corruption, seamless capacity expansion, several data integrity mechanisms, pool and disk encryption protection, unlimited snapshots, and unlimited clones. XCubeNAS provides comprehensive RAID levels, 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, for various application scenarios. Each RAID type an be instantly deployed with no initialization or synchronization phase, delivering safe, protected and high performance storage space without any delays

Key Features

  • VMware 6.5 Certified
  • Site Recovery Manager (SRM) certified
  • vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) certified
  • Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V certified
  • Citrix Ready
  • CPU:Intel® Xeon® 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 ECC U-DIMM, up to 64GB *Note: The pre-install memory modules may need to be replaced when expanding the memory.
  • USB: USB 3.0 x4 (Rear), USB 2.0 x1 (Front)
  • Flash: 8GB USB DOM
  • HDMI: 1
  • Tray Type: 3.5'' HDD tray with lock x12, 2.5'' SSD tray x4, 2.5'' PCIe SSD tray x2
  • No. of Internal Hard Disks: 18:12 (LFF disk ) + 4 (SFF disk) + 2 (PCIe SSD disk)
  • Max. Raw Capacity: 130 TB:10TB x12 + 2TB x4 + 1TB x2
  • Hard Drive Interface: SATA 6Gb/s (backward compatible with SATA 3Gb/s)
  • Expansion Slot: PCIe Gen3x8 for 40 GbE / SAS adapter cards.PCIe Gen3x4 for 10 GbE / Thunderbolt 3.0 adapter cards. Ethernet Ports: 1 GbE LAN (RJ45) x4
  • Warranty: 3 Years

    For more information, please see:

    XN8012R Manual
    XN8012R DataSheet
    QSAN NAS Tutorial

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