Boston Igloo 1816 DC HA

Boston Igloo 1816 DC HA

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Utilising the DataCore SANsymphony-V storage hypervisor the Boston Igloo 1816 DC HA iSCSI SAN cluster is designed from the ground up to meet the high performance and availability needs of the modern enterprise.


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Boston Igloo 1816 DC HA

The active / active failover configuration synchronously mirrors data using a pair of dedicated 10GbE links between two Igloo 1816 DC appliances. Utilising these links, each appliance could be located in physically separate racks, rooms or even different datacentres. This replication helps guarantee data availability and business continuity in the event of planned or unplanned downtime of either appliance, yet still delivers the performance and capacity a modern enterprise requires at a reasonable price tag.

High speed caching and auto tiering features utilise both DRAM and SSD respectively to accelerate SAN performance, whilst still utilising relatively inexpensive high capacity drives for mass storage. This simple yet effective approach comfortably delivers thousands of IOPS satisfying the most demanding applications including cloud computing, virtualisation and VDI.

Dual 10GbE interfaces on each appliance guarantee significant bandwidth for host connectivity, allowing applications to move large data sets quickly and effectively. Optional 8Gbit fibre channel connectivity is also available giving even more flexibility and deployment options.

Certified for Hyper-V & VMware vSphere, DataCore™ SANsymphony™-V offers administrators an easy to deploy yet dependable solution for virtual machine storage. An additional plug in for VMware vCenter even enables manipulation of the services of the Igloo 1816 DC series without even leaving the familiar vCenter console.

With 16TB of inclusive capacity and options to pay as you grow to more than 100TB, you can rest assured that the Igloo 1816 DC series HA cluster is ready to expand with your businesses data requirements.

Optional asynchronous replication offers further peace of mind for mission critical applications, allowing you to easily keep a replica copy offsite as part of a disaster recovery plan.


Key Features

iSCSI SAN Cluster utilising DataCore™ SANsymphony-V 16TB storage included - pay as you grow to <100TB Dual 4U Nodes with Active / Active high availability mirroring High speed DRAM cache Auto-tiering utilising 400GB of mirrored SSD for IO acceleration Dual 10GbE interfaces Thin provisioning Online snapshotting


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  • Applications

    Enterprise Storage
    Media and Entertainment

  • Backplane

    4U Dual Expander Backplane

  • BIOS Features

    ACPI 1.0 / 2.0 / 3.0 / 4.0
    APM 1.2
    PCI 2.3
    SMBIOS 2.7.1
    USB keyboard support

  • BIOS Type

    128MB SPI Flash with AMI UEFI

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button

  • Chipset

    Intel C602

  • Colour


  • CPU Cores


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Model


  • CPU Quantity (Installed)


  • CPU Quantity (Maximum)


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon E5-2600

  • CPU Speed

    2.4 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    2 x Fixed Internal OR 1 x Fixed Internal & 1 x DVD-ROM / Floppy
    24 x 3.5" Hot-swap SAS

  • Error Detection

    Corrects single-bit errors
    Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x 6 PCI-E 3.0 x8
    1 x PCI-E 3.0 x16

  • Form Factor


  • HDD's (Installed)

    4 x Toshiba MKxx01TRKB 1TB SAS2
    32 x Toshiba MKxx01TRKB 2TB SAS2

  • Input/Output

    1 x DOM (Disk on Module) power connector
    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
    1 x TPM 1.2 Header
    1 x VGA port
    2 x Fast UART 16550 serial ports
    2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    2 x SATA 3.0 ports (6Gbps)
    4x SATA 2.0 ports (3Gbps)
    7 x USB 2.0 ports
    8 x SAS2 ports (6Gbps)

  • Management

    IPMI 2.0

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Installed)

    16 x Supermicro 4GB DDR3-1600 2R 8 1.5V ECC REG DIMM

  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Sizes


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type


  • Network Adapter

    4 x Supermicro AOC-STGN-I2S dual-port 10Gb network controller

  • Power Management

    ACPI / APM Power Management
    Power-on mode for AC power recovery

  • Product Range

    Boston Igloo

  • Redundant Power Supply?


  • SAS Controller

    LSI 2008 SAS2 controller

  • Software (Installed)

    DataCore SANsymphony-V
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012

  • Software Management

    Optional IPMI 1.5 / 2.0
    SuperDoctor III
    Watch Dog

  • Software Vendor


  • SSD's (Installed)

    4 x STEC 400GB ZeusIOPS MLC 2.5" Gen 4 SSD SAS2.0

  • Storage Protocol

    Fibre Channel

  • System Cooling

    2 x 5000 RPM Hot-swap Rear Exhaust PWM Fans
    3 x 6300 RPM Hot-swap PWM Cooling Fans

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