Dell DAS Storage
Direct-Attached Storage (DAS) refers to a digital storage system directly attached to a server or workstation, without a network in between.
Expand and accelerate data access
PowerVault MD1400 and MD1420 Direct-Attached Storage (DAS) enclosures with 12Gb SAS throughput have been specifically engineered to work with the 13th and 14th generation of PowerEdge servers using the newest line of PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC H830/H840) and 12Gb SAS cards. Scaling capacity behind innovative next-generation servers enables end-to-end 12Gb solutions with exceptional storage flexibility and IO performance for such applications as:
- High-performance databases
- Streaming digital media
- Storage-intensive applications
Match your data requirements
With twice the data throughput as previous generation enclosures and flexibility to mix and match NL-SAS, SAS and SSD drives, the MD1400 and MD1420 offer you a wide variety of options that can fit your exact specifications. From the high-density MD1400 with up to 12 x 10TB 12Gb HDDs to the performance –optimized MD1420 with up to 24 x 12Gb 2.5" SSDs, whatever configuration you choose provides a viable storage solution for your particular workload.
Directly connect up to eight MD enclosures behind your PowerEdge server using a 12Gb SAS host bus adapter (HBA) or the PERC H830/H840 card. Provide up to 960TB maximum capacity (eight MD1400 enclosures, each with 12 x 10TB 7200 rpm 3.5" SAS HDDs) or up to 192 high-speed SSDs (eight MD1420 enclosures, each with 24 x 12Gb SAS 2.5" SSDs) for each server.