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Data archive Fibre-Channel RAID SATA SAS SSD drives - JetStor SAS 812F

The JetStor 812F RAID subsystem features 16/32Gb FC-AL host performance to increase system efficiency and performance. It features high capacity expansion, with 12 hot-swappable SAS2/SATA3 hard disk drive bays in a 19-inch 2U rackmount unit, scaling to a maximum storage capacity in the terabyte range. The JetStor 812F 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 812F 16/32G Fibre Channel RAID array features a brand-new 1.2GHz Dual Core RAID-On-Chip ProcessorGeneration3 PCI-E internal busDDR3 cache, parity-assist ASIC and completely cableless backplane-based design. Further expansion is possible via JetStor SAS 816J JBOD 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 array and covers all components.

The JetStor SAS 812F 16/32G Fibre Channel RAID addresses many challenges present in video production studios and delivers ample bandwidth, unparalleled storage flexibility, higher levels of data availability, management and configuration simplicity, all while securing maximum investment protection to support future growth.

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 - 812F 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 1.68PB when using 20TB SAS or SATA drives and six optional JetStor SAS 816J JBODs.

Technical Specifications

*Specs are subject to change without notice  

RAID Controller

812F: Single / 812FD: 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)

12, 3.5”/Up to 256

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, 400W w/PFC

Turbo Fans



AC 90V ~ 264V Full Range; 8A ~ 4A, 47Hz ~ 63Hz


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 3” (2U) high   

Weight (Without drives)

40 Lbs (18.2 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