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The Value family represents SoftIron’s most economical Ceph storage appliance, purpose-built to deliver the benefits of scale-out storage in both edge and hyperscale use cases.

Value Key Features

  • Choose from 1 or 2 power supplies
  • Less than 100W per node, full rack system for less than 5KW power
  • 8x SATA HDDs
  • 1 or 2x 10/25GbE network interface

Typical Use Cases

  • Edge computing
  • Global collaboration
  • Backup and archive
  • Low-power, scale-out, exabyte capacity clusters

Models & Technical Specifications

HyperDrive HD01048


48TB HDD Storage Node

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  • Drive Configuration

    8x HDD
    1x SATA SSD

  • Networking

    1x 10GbE Interface

  • Typical Power Consumption

    < 100 watts

  • BTU/Hr

    341 BTU/Hr

  • Dimensions

    H 43.7 mm / 1.72 inches
    W 485 mm / 19.1 inches
    L 637 mm / 25.1 inches

  • Weight

    16.3 kgs / 36 lbs

Value Brochure

Why SoftIron?

Task-specific engineering that delivers power efficient performance

HyperDrive has been designed from the ground up for full interoperability with Ceph. This, combined with a form factor designed to maximise cooling efficiency, means that single racks can be densely provisioned while remaining within power limits. Filling racks in this manner, and distributing data evenly thanks to Ceph’s powerful replication methods, can offer dramatic cost savings compared to traditional enterprise solutions.

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Fully auditable secure provenance

Where other manufacturers opt to cut costs by outsourcing component manufacture to third parties (and therefore passing on the supply chain risks to their customers) SoftIron takes the opposite approach.

SoftIron has in-house, full control over the design and manufacture of our products. Because of this, we can readily enable appliance integrity audits and system verification at a granular level by third parties.

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Simplify infrastructure management tasks at any scale

Skilled network and data engineers are difficult to find, and not all organisations can afford to hire one even when they’re available.

HyperDrive addresses critical skills shortages around data infrastructure management, by simplifying common data centre administration and maintenance tasks. By using SoftIron’s products, customers can conduct many previously complex data management tasks via the dashboard provided by the HyperDrive Storage Manager, and our patented “Ceph button”.

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Comprehensive, cost effective support options

SoftIron’s superior, end-to-end support and professional services are designed to help your team get the maximum value from your storage environment.

Improve your time-to-value by making use of our factory configuration services, or take advantage of our hardware support tiers for L2 engineer access and periodic service reviews.

And if you need access to a little Ceph expertise, our HyperSafe Ceph Support program is available to anyone running Ceph – not just those using HyperDrive.

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