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Fibre Channel RAID array SATA SAS SSD drives - JetStor SAS 816F

The JetStor 816F 16/32G RAID subsystem features 16/32Gb FC-AL host performance to increase system efficiency and performance. It 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 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.

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 - 816F single controller only


SAS 3.5"

4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB, 16TB


SAS 2.5"

1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB



960GB, 1.9TB, 3.8TB - 816FD dual controller requires MUX adapters

SSD SAS 2.5" 960GB, 1.9TB, 3.8TB

Full 48-bit ATA addressing standard support


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


Maximum capacity 1.3PB when using 12TB SAS or SATA drives and 6 optional JetStor 816J JBODs.

Technical Specifications

RAID Controller

816F: Single / 816FD: Dual

Host Ports

Four, 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