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Apache-FX 1500

15TB - 4U Rugged NAS Appliance

Dynamic Network Factory’s Apache-FX Rugged NAS Platforms are MIL-STD-810F Compliant Appliances specifically designed for harsh shipboard, airborne, or land-based applications. These easy-to deploy, and high performance systems come with all aluminum construction, shock and vibe resistance, and offer superior cooling and EMI/EMC (Electromagnetic Interference/Electromagnetic Compatibility) Performance.

Apache-FX Rugged NAS Appliances have an intuitive browser-based remote management interface, which allow system administrators to remotely manage them from anywhere in the world. It also includes a feature that enables you to retrieve old copies of deleted files right from your desktop which makes storage and back up easier and reduces demands on system administrators.

Key Features:
  • Remote management with web-based GUI
  • Background file copy creation and fast file recovery
  • File-level de-duplication/compression
  • File level encryption
  • Synchronization of shared files on multiple servers
  • Automatic restoration of disk and volume configurations
  • Unlimited user and device authentication
  • Simple rollout of firmware, configuration and maintenance scripts, and other updates
  • Heterogeneous file sharing including between different OS's i.e. UNIX, MAC
  • Consolidated use of Microsoft Exchange and SQL
  • Track and alert of disk performance
  • Client access limits and authentication for user access control
  • Compatible with NFS, SMB (CIFS), Netware, AFP, FTP, HTTP formats
  • Manageability of different format storage devices
  • iSCSI Support to Enable Connectivity to IP Targets and IP SANs
  • Providing access to multimedia services over corporate intranets and the internet
  • Dedicated file management functions that are separate from application read/write operations
  • Rapid integration with existing infrastructures and support for heterogeneous file serving as well as backup and replication of stored data
  • Consolidation of multiple file servers into a single solution

The Apache-FX 1500 Rugged NAS Appliance incorporates storage capacities of 15,000GB (15TB) with the latest RAID technologies. High performance features include quad-core processors, 2GB High-Speed System Cache (Up to 16GB), and dual 10/100/1000 copper gigabit Ethernet connectivity.p>

This fault-tolerant Rugged NAS Appliance comes in a 4U rackmount chassis with 120/240VAC w/PFC 600W (Optional)24VDC (Optional)120/240VAC 1+1 W/PFC, and an advanced cooling system. Your data is protected with your choice of RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD across seven SATA/SAS/SSD disk drives on a high-performance 3Gbps SATA/SAS RAID controller.

Installation and setup are a breeze, allowing the Apache-FX 1500 to be up and running in about 15 minutes after it is unpacked from the box. Additional software, including backup client or server applications, may be loaded via its integrated DVD-ROM drive.

System Overview

  • Up to 15 TeraByte Capacities in 4U Rackmount
  • 2GB High-Speed System Cache (Up to 16GB)
  • Dual Copper Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity
  • Power Supply: 120/240VAC w/PFC 600W (Optional)24VDC(Optional)120/240VAC 1+1 W/PFC
  • Key Features

    • 15,000GB (15TB) 7200RPM Spindle Speed Capacities
    • Fifteen 3Gbps SATA/SAS Disk Drives
    • Intel® Dual-Core Processor
    • 2GB High-Speed System Cache (Up to 16GB)
    • 15-Channel 3Gbps Serial ATA RAID Controller and SAS Controller
    • RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD
    • Dual 10/100/1000 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    • Internal DVD ROM Drive
    • Power Supply: 120/240VAC w/PFC 600W (Optional)24VDC(Optional)120/240VAC 1+1 W/PFC

    Technical Specifications

    CHASSIS SPECIFICATIONS Military Standards(*designed to or tested to)
    • Form Factor: 19" 4U Rackmount with Mounting Rails
    • Cooling: High Speed, High Volume Fans (5 + 2 PS) (Optional) Thermostatically Controlled, Low Noise Fans
    • Power Supply: 120/240VAC w/PFC 600W (Optional)24VDC (Optional)120/240VAC 1+1 W/PFC
    • 7 Drive Bays
    • Slim DVD-ROM
    • Temperature MIL-STD-810F, Method 501.5, Procedure I/II : -15°C to +55°C, +71°C Option, -40°C with Solid State Drive
    • Non-Operating Temperature Storage, MIL-STD-810F, Method 501.5, Procedure I/II: -55°C to 85°C
    • Operating Relative Humidity Humidity, MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.4: 48 Hour, 95% RH 40-65C
    • Altitude, MIL-STD-810F, Method 500.4: 12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport
    • Vibration, MIL-STD-810F, Method 514.5, Procedure I: 5GRMS, 5-500Hz, 75 min/axis
    • MIL-S-901D, Grade A, Class 2, Type B
    • Dimensions: 17.75” (45.1cm) (W)x 20.125” (51.12cm) (D) x 7.0” (17.8cm) (H)
    • Weight: 65-77 lbs (29.5-35 kg) (excludes vibe kit mods)

    Order Information

    Rugged Systems are custom built. Please contact us for details.


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