Quantum QXS 12G Storage

High-performance, reliable storage arrays designed to cost-effectively accelerate video workflows

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Exceed Requirements, Stay Within Budget

Architecting a storage infrastructure that supports increasing volumes of data and accessibility requirements, and doing so within budget, can be challenging. By offering higher levels of configurability than competitive storage arrays, and with the ability to create a storage environment that precisely supports individual workflow requirements, QXS™ storage arrays provide an optimal foundation on which to base your business operations. 

 

Cost-effectively Accelerate Video Workflows

Across multiple industries, whether it be media, government, or even autonomous vehicle development, businesses are working with digital media that is constantly pushing the limits of underlying storage infrastructure. Designed and engineered from the ground up to support these demanding video workflows, QXS is tuned to deliver high levels of sequential I/O performance, with over 7 GB/s and 320K IOPs per chassis. Delivering this performance are highly dense 2U and 5U chassis options, offering up to 5.4 PB of capacity per system.

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QUANTUM QXS SERIES PRODUCT OVERVIEW

 
Feature QXS-3 Series:
Cost-effective Performance
QXS-4 Series:
High Performance
Chassis Types 2U12, 2U24 2U12, 2U24, 5U84
Raid Controllers Dual Active/Active Dual Active/Active
Ports per Controller 2 4
Interface Options 8/16G FC & 10G iSCSI 8/16G FC & 10G iSCSI
Drive Support 10K HDD, NL SAS SSD, 10K HDD, NL SAS
Drive Encryption Available No Yes
Maximum Capacity 1.5 PB 5.4 PB
Throughput 3.5 GB/s 7 GB/s
IOPS 100K 320K

 

When architecting a workflow-optimized storage configuration, QXS provides flexible FC and Ethernet (iSCSI) interface options.

 

Featured Benefits

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Highly Adaptable to Your Unique Requirements

Quantum QXS arrays are available in a variety of configurations, have both Fibre Channel and Ethernet connectivity options, and seamlessly support additional SSDs, HDDs, and expansion chassis when needed. 

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Maximum Reliability for Mission-critical Operations

With multi-core processing, active-active controllers, and separate paths for internal management and external data access, Quantum QXS has been engineered without a single point of failure. 

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Improve the Return on Your Storage Investments

Quantum QXS is tightly integrated with StorNext®, meaning organizations can create cost-effective multiple-tier storage environments that support both online and offline workflows. And having all this content in one global namespace means users will always have access to their data.

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Reduce Data Center Footprint

With the ability to be configured with up to 5.4 PB of capacity per chassis, and up to 10 PB per rack, QXS is one of the densest storage arrays available, which ultimately helps organizations lower TCO. 

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