SuperMicro and Nexenta strategic partnership is built to offer customers around the world the most comprehensive Software-Defined Storage solution running on the global leader in high-performance and high-efficiency server technology. The partnership between SuperMicro and Nexenta touches all aspects of a customer's needs including, tight mutual product development, product certification, collaboration though sales engagement process, integration services, and post sales support. Some of the added benefits for joint customers include:

  • Factory integrated and tested scale-up and scale-out storage appliance
  • All-Flash, Hybrid, & HDD single SKU for worldwide deployment available for complete Nexenta and SuperMicro certified solutions
  • Worldwide Program Managers on both teams to support continue innovation
  • Scale-out, multi-service storage appliances including Micron's Solid Ready All-Flash Appliance and Supermicro's Unified Storage Appliance
  • Joint Pre and Post Sales Professional Services and Support, including 24x7 support centers through Supermicro

Supermicro Unified Storage Appliance powered by Nexenta

Simple, Scalable, High-Availability Storage Designed for Seamless “Out-of-the Box” Deployments.

Supermicro is now offering Software-Defined Storage appliances, powered by Nexenta, that are fully tested, validated, and are easy to deploy and manage. This brings all the benefits of SDS, including flexibility and lower total cost of ownership, to the Supermicro Unified Storage Appliance powered by Nexenta.  This purpose-built, small form factor cluster delivers enterprise grade, full featured unified file and block storage services.

The Supermicro Unified Storage Appliance comes in seven High-Availability configurations including all-flash (2U) and hybrid (4U).  These configurations were specifically designed to support your high performance databases, business-critical virtualized environments, generic file servers and near-line archive use cases needs.

  All Flash
Rotational Media
Models SSG-2028R-NEX2010
SSG-6048R-NEX4030 SSG-6048R-NEX4020 SSG-6048R-NEX4010
Storage Media 1.9TB SAS SSD 3.8TB SAS SSD 2TB SAS 7k RPM 4TB SAS 7k RPM 8TB SAS 7k RPM
Expansion Up to 2x 2U/24 bay JBODs (72 bays total) Up to 2x 4U/44-bay JBODs (112 bays total)
Data Protection Dual-Parity Mirrors
3x Hot-spare HDD
Dual Parity
3x Hot-spare HDD
Triple Parity
2x Hot-spare HDD
Raw Capacity (TB) 23 to 92 46 to 276 42 to 218 84 to 420 176 to 880
Usable Capacity (TB) 15 to 61 30 to 184 20 to 106 48 to 272 128 to 640
Effective Capacity 41 to 166 82 to 502 27 to 145 65 to 371 140 to 698
Flash Cache N/A N/A Yes Yes N/A
Protocol Support File: NFSv3 / NFSv4 / CIFS / SMB3 / iSCSI / Fibre Channel
Ecosystem Support Windows, Linux, VMware VAAI, VMware VVOL, VMware Multi-Tenant vCenter Plugin, OpenStack Cinder & Manila, Hyper-V SMB 3 ODX, Docker Volume Plug-In
Data Services Unlimited File System Size, Unlimited Snapshots & Clones, Inline Data Reduction, Storage Quality of Service, Scheduled Snapshot Based Replication, Continuous Asynchronous, Replication
Management NexentaFusion: Single pane of glass multi-appliance management, Advanced Analytics, Simple Operations
Command Line Interface / Self-Documenting REST API / SNMP/


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