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The 8 port (external) Fujitsu PRAID EP420e sets new standards in the fields of speed and data security for internal server memories. With a data transfer of up to 12Gbit/s per port the PRIMEGY Modular RAID Controller family is extended to included the latest technology.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
  • Eight external 12Gb/s SATA+SAS ports
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 6 for more data security
  • 2GB 1333MHz DDRIII cache memory
  • RAID spans 10, 50 and 60 for more data security
  • ETERNUS JX40 Support
  • Supports up to 4 ETERNUS JX40 (up to 96 hard disks)
  • High-performance cache; RAID 6 Support; PCIe 3.0 Support
  • Significant increase in performance due to a 1 GB controller cache. Meets highest security requirements without any data loss in case 2 disks per RAID 6 array fail

Technical details

Controller SiliconRoC (RAID on Chip) LSI SAS3108
Connector typeSSF-8644
Bus typePCIe 3.0
Key RAID Data Protection Feature- RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 6
- RAID spans 10, 50 and 60
- Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
- Online RAID level Migration (RLM)
- Auto resume after loss of system power during array rebuild or reconstruction (RLM)
- Single controller multipathing (failover)
- Load Balancing
- Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
- Fast initialisation for quick array setup
- Check consistency for background data integrity
- SSD support with SSD Guard™ technology
- Patrol read for media scanning and repairing
- Up to 64 logical drive support
- DDF-compliant configuration on disk (COD)
- S.M.A.R.T support
- Global and dedicated Hot Spare with Revertible Hot Spare support
- Automatic rebuild
- Enclosure affinity
- Enclosure management
- SES (inband)
- SGPIO (outband)
- Shielded state drive diagnostic technology