ThinkServer SA120

ThinkServer SA120

ThinkServer SA120 provides versatile, high density direct attached storage that’s ideal for small businesses, distributed enterprises or datacenters.

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  • Features

    ThinkServer SA120Features

    Modular and Scalable

    ThinkServer SA120 direct attach storage offers enormous expansion, with twelve 3.5” high capacity front-panel drive bays, up to two I/O controllers and four optional rear-panel 2.5” SSD drive bays to improve throughput. Coupled with ThinkServer host servers configured with LSI® CacheCade technology, these SSD drives enable the ThinkServer SA120 to provide additional cache, low latency and deliver amazing IOPS improvements. This clever, scalable design provides an optimal tiered storage solution.

    Customer Focused Design

    With legendary Think design and enterprise-grade reliability, the ThinkServer SA120 provides peace of mind. Its innovative storage design combines large capacity near-line 3.5” drives and lightning-fast 2.5” drives to provide a perfect solution for customers who require high performance and maximum capacity at a fraction of the cost and complexity of typical storage area network choices. Servicing the SA120 is easy with tool-less components, hot-swap fans and power supplies. It shares common parts with ThinkServer rack and tower servers for simplified management.

    Impressive Features, Great Value

    Featuring the latest high performance SSD choices from Intel®, ThinkServer SA120 delivers the fast response and low latency you demand. ThinkServer SA120 offers high efficiency 80 PLUS redundant power supplies to keep your business running smoothly and to reduce power consumption. Plus, if you need fast, professional service help, Lenovo provides an impressive array of warranty upgrades and rapid-response services. Combining these rich features with competitive prices and a standard 3-year warranty, the ThinkServer SA120 offers an impressive value.

    ThinkServer SA120
    ThinkServer SA120
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkServer SA120Tech Specs

    PDFThinkServer SA120 Datasheet

    DescriptionThinkServer SA120
    I/O Module
    Up to 2 x ThinkServer Storage Array 6Gbps I/O Modules
    Storage Capacity
    • Front panel: 72TB (12 x 3.5" 6Gbps SAS)
    • Optional rear panel: 3.2TB (4 x 2.5" 6Gbps SATA SSD)
    Storage Drives
    • Up to 4TB 3.5" 7.2K 6Gbps Hot-Swap SAS
    • Up to 800GB Intel S3500 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Hot-Swap SSD
    • Up to 800GB Intel S3700 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Hot-Swap SSD
    Compatible ThinkServer Adapters
    • ThinkServer LSI9280-8e 6Gb SAS RAID HBA by LSI
      RAID levels: 0,1,5,6,10,50,60
    • ThinkServer LSI9286CV-8e 6Gb SAS RAID HBA by LSI
      RAID levels: 0,1,5,6,10,50,60
    • ThinkServer LSI9207-8e 6Gb SAS HBA by LSI (Available in the Spring of 2014)
      JBOD Only
    Management Software
    LSI® MegaRaid™ Storage Manager
    Back Panel Connectors
    • Each storage array I/O module provides:
    • 1 SAS (SFF 8088) In connector
    • 1 SAS (SFF 8088) Out connector
    • 1 RJ11 serial port
    Power and Cooling
    • Up to 2 x 550W 80PLUS Gold, hot-swap, redundant, Energy Star 2.0 certified
    • 2 hot-swap, redundant fans
    Form Factor
    • 2U rack chassis, fits 19" industry standard rack
    • Static rail kit included
    • Optional tower floor-mount conversion kit

    Specifications may vary

Standard on the ThinkServer SA120:
Front panel: 48TB (12 x 3.5" 6Gbps SAS)
Optional rear panel: 3.2TB (4 x 2.5" 6Gpbs SATA SSD)
Up to 2 storage array I/O controllers
Up to 2 550W hot-swap 80PLUS Gold power supplies
2 x hot-swap, redundant fans
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