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6 Seat PCiE Expandable Desktop 12Gb/s Shared Storage Solution.
Fast, Expandable RAID5/6 Storage 6-port Gbe Card Package for Mac Pro's, PC's with PCi-Express slots:
Recycle your old Mac Pro Tower into a Shared Storage Solution by adding a 6-port GBe Card and Fast Direct Attached Storage.

By directly connecting your workstations via GBe you guarantee bandwidth and easy maintainance / management. Use standard Mac OS filesharing - just plug in, simply configure and share...!!!

Not got a Mac Pro Tower? Call us today to help configure this package with a Thunderbolt2 Mac Mini / iMac / Macbook Pro etc.
Package Includes:
1 x Small Tree Intel based GbE PCI-Express Six Port Copper (RJ-45) Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter
1 x Expandable 12Gb 8-bay Cable-less SAS Enclosure with quiet PSU and fans
1 x 12Gbps 8-Port PCIe 3.0 External SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card
8 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms
1 x 2m 12Gb miniSAS Cable
Software for Mac Pro, PC or Linux
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
16.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,229.95 (£ 2,675.94 inc VAT)
24.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,645.95 (£ 3,175.14 inc VAT)
32.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 3,145.95 (£ 3,775.14 inc VAT)
48.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 3,795.95 (£ 4,555.14 inc VAT)
Please phone to ask how to make this package work via ThunderBolt to use with new iMacs, MacBook Pros, Mac Minis etc.

6 Seat Mac Mini Based Rack-Mountable SAN Package
Dedicated Direct Connect Gbe Rack Mountable Shared Storage Solution for up to 5 x Video / Audio or Graphic Workstations.
• Fast 8 bay RAID configurable as RAID5 or RAID6
• Edit directly off the RAID - each attached Workstation capable of up to 90MB/s transfer speeds.
• Perfect for multiple Workstations editing Apple ProRes 422, 444 etc
• Dedicated Gbe connection per workstation - fast, direct & reliable with no Ethernet switches or routers to manage.
• Use standard Mac OS file-sharing - easy to use and setup.
• Mix & match your existing workstations - use old and new Macbook Pros / iMacs / Mac Minis / Mac Pros as long as they have a Gbe port.
Package Includes:
1 x Sonnet xMac mini Server (Apple Mac Mini with Thunderbolt not included)
1 x Small Tree Intel based GbE PCI-Express Six Port Copper Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter
1 x Stardom Deck DT8-U5 - 8 bay Rackmount JBOD with 2 x miniSAS Connectors
8 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms
1 x Areca 8-Port PCIe 3.0 External 6Gbps SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card
2 x 2m miniSAS to miniSAS Cables
Software for Mac Pro, PC or Linux
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
16.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,855.95 (£ 3,427.14 inc VAT)
24.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 3,085.95 (£ 3,703.14 inc VAT)
32.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 3,585.95 (£ 4,303.14 inc VAT)
48.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 4,249.95 (£ 5,099.94 inc VAT)


Please Note: advertised drive capacities are the total unformatted amount.

Please remember to take into consideration different RAID levels if used and formatting overheads..
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12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Storage with Display Port (12 x 8.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price (ex VAT) : 6100.00
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