K2 10G RAID Storage Systems
High-Performance Online, Production and Cost-Effective Nearline Shared 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 shared 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.
K2 10g RAID Storage Systems Insights & Highlights
  • 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
Server Chassis Specifications
Power Requirements:
  • Voltage: 110/220V
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Consumption: 670 W
Dimensions and Weight:
  • Height: 1 RU, 43 cm (1.7 in.)
  • Width: 45 cm (17.6 in.)
  • Depth: 77 cm (30.4 in.)
  • Weight: 16.3 kg (35.8 lbs.)
  • Operational temperature: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Operating relative humidity: 20% to 80%
  • Operating maximum vibration: 0.25G
  • Operating altitude: -16m to 3,048m (-50 ft. to 10,000 ft.)
  • System drives: Yes
  • Power supplies: Yes
  • Cooling/fans: Yes
10 Gb/s iSCSI Ports: 1 on K2 iSCSI servers
10 Gb/s FTP/CIFS Ports: 1 on FTP/NAS heads
1 Gb/s FTP/CIFS Ports: 1 on K2 iSCSI servers
8 Gb/s Fibre Channel Ports: 2

RAID Chassis Specifications
Power Requirements:
  • Voltage: 110-240 VAC ±10%
  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
  • Consumption: 660 VA/640W
  • Primary chassis power: 2,118 BTU/W
  • Expansion chassis power: 1,470 BTU/W
Dimensions and Weight:
  • Height: 2 RU, 86 cm (3.4 in.)
  • Width: 44 cm (17.5 in.)
  • Depth: 54 cm (21.3 in.)
  • Weight with 24 drives:
    • Main chassis: 31 kg (68 lbs.)
    • Expansion chassis: 29 kg (64 lbs.)
  • Operational temperature: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
  • Non-operating temperature: -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)
  • Operating relative humidity: 10% to 80%
  • Non-operating relative humidity: 5% to 80%
  • Operating maximum vibration: 0.25G
  • Power supplies: Yes
  • Cooling/fans: Yes
  • Controllers: Optional
Fibre Channel interface: 2 X 8 Gb/s ports
Drives per Chassis:
  • 12 X 3.5 inch drives per chassis for production and nearline storage with 7 expansion chassis. Total drives=96
  • 24 X 2.5 inch drives per chassis for online and direct attached storage with 3 expansion chassis. Total drives=96
Total drives per controller: 144
Expansion chassis per controller: 11
Cache memory: 4 GB
  • Total: 100-800 MB/s
  • FTP/CIFS: 100 MB/s

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