New Genstor 2U 12 Bay High IOPS Storage Solutions

Extremely Powerful, reliable with flexible Host Modules RAIDSolutions. VMware Ready™ and Citrix Ready™.
  • Designed for HIGH IO Intensive Applications
  • 12 disk 6Gb/s SAS/SATA drive connectivity.
  • With up to 312 drives in a storage pool,.
  • Modular Host Ports for upgrade options .
  • Single or Dual redundant controllers.
  • Quad Core Intel E5 RAID Engines per Controller
  • Up to 16GB Cache per Controller with Cache Safe Technology
  • RAID levels supported : RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 0+1,50, 60 NRAID.
  • Power supplies: Redundant 80% energy efficiency


Hardware Configuration
ES DS3012RT                       ES DS3012GT
Storage Controller
Dual Controller                              Single Controller
Host Connectivity Options
2 x 16Gb FC Ports / 4 x 8Gb FC Ports / 10Gb iSCSI Ports
4 x 1Gb iSCSI Ports / 4 x 6Gb SAS Ports
Cache Memory (per controller)
Drive Connectivity
6Gb SAS                                              6Gb SAS/SATA
Drive Slots
12 Drives
Max Drives Supported (vie JBOD)
312 Drives

RAID Configurations

RAID level 0, 1(0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, NRAID
Up to 32 logical drives and 64 partitions per logical volume
Up to 2048 LUNs
Local Replication :
- Snapshot
Snapshot images per source volume -
Standard License: 64 / Advanced License: 256
Local Replication :
- Volume Mirror/Copy
Source volumes per system -
Standard License: 16 / Advanced License: 32
Thin Provisioning
"Just-in-time" capacity allocation optimizes storage utilization and eliminates allocated but unused storage space.
Remote Replication - Optional
(Available Qtr 2, 2014)
Remote replication provides a continuous, non-disruptive, host-independent solution for disaster recovery, data backup or migration over a long distance
Automated Storage Tiering -Optional
(Available Qtr 2, 2014)
As part of automated storage tiering, data is migrated between tiers based on data usage patterns and user-configured policies
SANWatch management suite; Embedded RAIDWatch; Terminal via RS-232C; Telnet/SSH; LCD keypad panel

OS Support

Windows Server 2003 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 (including Hyper-V), Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Sun Solaris, Mac OS X, HP-UX, IBM AIX, VMware, Citrix XenServer
Some Useful Information:
Volume Copy/ Volume Mirror
Thin Provisionung
Remote Replication
Automated Storage Tiering
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