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DAS Storage Solutions SATA SAS drives - JetStor SAS 816S

The JetStor SAS Model 816S Direct Attached Storage (DAS) array features 12Gb SAS host performance to increase system efficiency and performance. It supports optional dual controllers and is equipped with 16 hot swappable SAS2/SATA3 hard disk drive bays with fast SAS2 host channels for a rapid, uninterrupted access to your most demanding applications requiring either high bandwidth or very rapid random I/O performance. 

Engineered to meet stringent demands for continuous availability, JetStor SAS 816S DAS array features a brand-new 1.2GHz Dual Core RAID-On-Chip processorGeneration3 PCI-E internal busDDR3 cache, parity-assist ASIC, completely cableless backplane-based design, and storage capacities of almost 160TB in one small 3U disk enclosure. 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 Direct Attached Storage (DAS) 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 - 816S single controller only


SAS 3.5"

4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB, 16TB


Full 48-bit ATA addressing standard support


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


Technical Specifications

RAID Controller

816S: Single / 816SD: Dual

Host Ports

Two, 4x mini SAS HD (12Gb/s) (SFF-8644) 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) - 16GB (optional) / 


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, 22" deep, 5.25" (3U) high

Weight (Without drives)

53 lb. / 24 kg.


Operating Systems

Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, VMWare ESX Server, vSphere, XenServer, Oracle/Solaris, Linux, MAC OS X, and others to be announced

Safety / EMI



Please refer to our Warranty Support section