Grass Valley K2 10G RAID Storage Systems

High-Performance Online, Production and Cost-Effective Nearline Storage
With Grass Valley's K2 10G RAID Storage System, you'll fully optimize your media server system, significantly increase capacity and bandwidth, and cost-effectively support multiple online, nearline and standalone storage configurations. With SAS storage drives, 8 Gb/s Fiber Channel hardware RAID controllers, redundant connectivity, hot-swappable power supplies and high-performance bandwidth delivery, you'll have the highest scalable capacity and performance you want, with the bandwidth and redundancy you need.

Key Features
  • Multiple options to meet the exacting requirements for online, production, and nearline storage
  • Storage architecture supports 10k RPM SAS drives for highest-performance online storage or 7.2k SAS drives for lowest cost/GB of storage
  • Uses the latest IT technologies for best price/performance:
  • 7.2k or 10k RPM SAS drives
  • 10 Gb/s Ethernet connectivity
  • 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel connectivity
  • Highest bandwidth in the industry
  • Scalable bandwidth – easily add to existing systems
  • Scalable storage – easily add non-destructively to existing systems
  • High availability – redundant components include hot-swappable power supplies, fans, disk drives, RAID controllers, mirrored system drives
  • Systems can be built simply with fewer components, in less rack space, for higher reliability
  • Open-storage technology supports industry standards:
  • CIFS for broad access to video/audio files
  • MXF/GXF/QuickTime wrappers
  • FTP for standard file transfer operability
  • Built-in QOS with dynamic-bandwidth allocation guarantees available video/audio bandwidth while sharing the rest for edit clients and file transfers
  • 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel RAID controllers offer highest performance available
  • Advanced eco-friendly energy saving technology:
  • Low-power CPU
  • Autonomous control
  • 80PLUS GOLD certified high-efficiency power supply
  • Incorporates as many power saving components as possible
  • A significant reduction in the total number of components
  • Can be used in 40°C (104°F) environments, reducing cooling costs