This high-performance storage system delivers data protection and
enormous capacity-up to 2.5TB-at a groundbreaking price.
Xserve RAID combines leading-edge storage technologies for superior capacity and data
protection in a 3U rack-optimized enclosure. Fast throughput and flexible configuration
options make Xserve RAID ideal for businesses and institutions that demand highavailability,
high-performance storage.With up to 2.5TB of capacity1 and innovative
tools for remote management, this breakthrough RAID solution is easy to configure,
easy to maintain, and powerful enough to meet your organization’s growing storage
With Xserve RAID, Apple delivers a high-performance, high-availability storage system
that is both affordable and easy to use. Designed for businesses, schools, and digital
content creators, it’s the ideal solution for managing and protecting your digital assets.
RAID technology can be applied in different configurations, or RAID levels-each offering
a unique balance of I/O performance, data protection, and storage efficiency. Xserve RAID supports the most popular RAID levels, so you can select the best configuration for your application and your budget.
Massive storage capacity.
Fourteen drive bays hold up to 2.5TB of storage. Independent ATA drive channels eliminate interdrive dependencies to maximize bandwidth and availability.
The dual independent 2Gb Fibre Channel host interface transfers terabytes of data at up to 400MB/s-fast enough for demanding HD video editing applications.
Superior data protection.
A high-availability architecture and dual independent RAID
controllers support RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, and 0+1. In addition, Xserve RAID supports hybrid RAID levels 10, 30, and 50 when used in conjunction with host-based software RAID.
Xserve RAID keeps running with redundant load-sharing power supplies and cooling modules. These fieldreplaceable modules enable service without tools or downtime.
Remote management and monitoring.
The included RAID Admin application makes it easy to set up, manage, and monitor Xserve RAID systems from virtually anywhere on the Internet.
Server-class support products.
Problem resolution is fast with the AppleCare Premium Service and Support Plan and AppleCare Service Parts Kits.
1 For hard drive capacity measurements, 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes: actual formatted capacity less. Usable capacity depends on drive configuration and RAID level.