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Fibre Channel RAID Array - SATA/SAS/SSD Drives | ACNC - JetStor SAS 816F

The JetStor 816F 16/32G RAID subsystem features 16/32Gb FC-AL host performance to increase system efficiency and performance. This fibre channel RAID array features high capacity expansion, with 16 hot-swappable SAS2/SATA3 hard disk drive bays in a 19-inch 3U rackmount unit, scaling to a maximum storage capacity in the terabyte range. The JetStor 816F 16/32G also supports optional dual controllers which provide better fault tolerance and higher reliability of system operation.

Engineered to meet stringent demands for continuous availability, JetStor SAS 816F 16/32G Fibre Channel FC RAID array features powerful 1.2GHz Dual Core RAID-On-Chip processorGeneration3 PCI-E internal busDDR3 cache and parity-assist ASIC. Further expansion is possible via JetStor SAS 816J JBOD storage expansion chassis.

Low service and integration costs are assured by the JetStor's cableless design, two redundant hot-swappable power supplies with two independent power inputs, turbo cooling fans, and embedded RAID controller. Three year warranty comes standard with every Fibre Channel RAID array and covers all components.

Features & Highlights

  • DataBolt™ Bandwidth Optimizer for balancing faster host & slower SAS or SATA devices 
  • Supports SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) to extend SSD lifetime
  • Supports Self-Encryption Drive (SED)
  • Supports Clone disk
  • Encryption at Rest Support ISE, TCG, SED, SSD with Block Erase & Password Protect

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Drive Capacity 

SATA 3.5"

4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB, 16TB, 18TB, 20TB - 816F single controller only


SAS 3.5"

4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB, 16TB, 18TB, 20TB


SAS 2.5"

1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB


SSD SAS 2.5"

960GB, 1.9TB, 3.8TB, 7.6TB, 15.3TB, 30.7TB


Full 48-bit ATA addressing standard support


S.M.A.R.T., NCQ, and OOB Staggered Spin-up capable drives supported


Maximum capacity 2.24PB when using 20TB SAS or SATA drives and 6 optional JetStor 816J JBODs.

Technical Specifications

*Specs are subject to change without notice  

RAID Controller

816F: Single / 816FD: Dual

Host Ports

Two, 16/32Gb/s FC-AL per controller

Disk Interface

6Gb/s SAS/SATA and 12Gb/s SAS

Expansion Ports

One, 6Gb/s SAS (SFF-8644) per controller

Drives (unit / expansion)

16, 3.5”/Up to 112

Processor type

1.2GHz Dual Core RAID-On-Chip processor

Cache memory

4GB (default) - 8GB (optional) DDR3 ECC SDRAM

Battery backup


Management / Monitor port support

2 x RJ11 Serial Ports; 1 x RJ45 Ethernet Port

SMTP manager and SNMP agent



Tray lock


Disk status indicators

Access / Fail LED

Single Backplane

SAS2 / SATA3 Cableless

PS/Fan modules

Two, 500W w/PFC

Turbo Fans



90V-264V, 24Hz-63Hz full range, 10A - 5A


Relative Humidity

10% to 85% non-condensing (operating), 

5% to 95% non-condensing (non-operating)

Operating Temperature

50°F - 104°F (10°C ~ 40°C)

Physical Dimensions (W x D x H)

19” wide x 23.25” deep x 5” (3U) high

Weight (Without drives)

53 lbs (24 Kg)


Operating Systems

VMWare ESX Server, vSphere, Windows Server 2016 (Cluster), Windows Server 2012, XenServer, Oracle/Solaris, Linux, MAC OS X, and others to be announced

Safety / EMI



Please refer to our Warranty Support section