High Density MINI CUBE ZFS Storage Server

For small storage installations in Remote or Branch offices
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The project Zstor GS-Cube8 started with a customer request who has worldwide small offices and the need for a high density local storage server, which can run the same professionell storage operating system as in their datacenter. Data exchange between remote offices and the datacenter on the same software-defined-storage platform becomes a lot easier. The Zstor GS-Cube8 Server is a Mini Cube Storage Server for remote Branches or remote offices with a great flexibility on a small foot print. No extra need for separate data center because of the ultra quiet cooling system it can run in normal office environment. Through the use of the latest generation of INTEL® Xeon® E3-1200 V6 processors and DDR4 ECC memory technology is use of the same Software-Defined-Storage operating systems as in the datacenter. Eight 3.5"/2.5" hot-swappable HDD/SSD Diskslots with SATA Backplane plus internal SSD for the operating system fufill the requirement for complex and demanding high capacity decentral applications. With the ZFS based OpenSource operating system OmniOS and the napp-it graphical user interface you have a cost effective small storage solution.

Compact MINI Cube Server 50% smaller as a Rack Server

8-bay 3.5" /2.5" HDDs /SSDs up to 96TB

 Ultra quiet Cooling System with variable fans speed

Latest INTEL® XEON® E3-1200v6 CPU Generation

 64GB DDR4 ECC Memory

Dedicated SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapter Broadcom / LSI 3008 for Software Defined Storage Solutions

Two 1GbE Ethernet onboard, 25GbE SFP+, 10GbE SFP+ or 10GbE RJ-45 optional

 Dedicated IPMI port for System Management with KVM

Only 5.6 kg Weight without disks

OpenSource OmniOs with ZFS Filesystem and napp-it GUI

Other Operating Systems on request



Zstor GS-Cube8 Server

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Product Mini Cube 8x 3.5"/2.5" Bay

One INTEL® Xeon® Processor E3-1230v6 3.5GHz, 4 cores and 8 threads


4x 16GB DDR4 UDIMM ECC 2400 MT/s total 64GB

Chipset Intel® C236 chipet, Integrated Video Controller VGA, Integrated BMC with KVM
Host Bus Adapter Onboard Broadcom / LSI 3008 SAS/SATA HBA

1x VGA, 2x USB 2.0 ports side, 1x USB 3.0 front, 2x USB 2.0 ports back
2x USB 3.0 ports back, 1x IPMI RJ-45 Ethernet Remote Management, 2x 1GbE RJ-45 Ethernet


2x onboard 1 GbE INTEL I210 RJ-45
1x onboard IPMI RJ-45 incl. Remote Management with KVM
optional 1x PCI-E 10GbE INTEL 82599ES Dual SFP+
optional 1x PCI-E 10 GbE INTEL X540 Dual RJ-45

PCI-E Slots 1x HH-HL x16 mech., x8 elec.
1x HH-HL x8 mech. x8 elec.
Disk Bay 8x 3,5“/2.5" HDD/SDD Hot-swap SATAIII 1-12TB per Disk , 1x 2,5“ SSD internal for OS Boot
up to 96TB on a small foot print, Mixture of HDDs and SSDs possible
Operatings System

OmniOS ZFS File System with napp-it GUI, other operating systems on request

Power Supply 1x 350W 80plus Gold
Cooling System 2x 120mm Ultra Quiet Fans with variable speed
Dimension/Weight Mini Cube 315mm (W) x 275mm (H) x 197mmm(D), 5,6kg Net without disks
Compliance Standard CE, FCC Class, RoHS
Warranty 2 Years Warranty

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