Specifications

Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD

Small-footprint all-flash array storage engine
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Media drives and scalability
One SSD Media Pack (9.6 TB or 19.2 TB, offering up to 3 GB/s of bandwidth)
System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Avid NEXIS | FS—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
Supports up to 40 active 1Gb, 10Gb, and 40Gb clients; expandable to support up to 330 active clients with the optional System Director Appliance
File support
8 million files; expandable to support 20 million files with the optional System Director Appliance
System management
Embedded System Director included; optional System Director Appliance available for larger-scale deployments and high availability
Network interface
40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP (SDD)
Rack size
2U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 24.8 x 3.5 inches (483 x 630 x 89 mm)
Weight (with drives)
57.2 lbs (26 kg)
Power supply
Redundant 764W, 100–240 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)

Avid NEXIS | E2

Small-footprint integrated storage engine
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Media drives and scalability
One Media Pack of 10 HDD drives (2 TB, 6 TB, or 10 TB, offering up to 600 MB/s of bandwidth), for a total storage capacity of 20 TB–100 TB maximum per engine
System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Avid NEXIS | FS—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
Supports up to 40 active 1Gb, 10Gb, and 40Gb clients; expandable to support up to 330 active clients with the optional System Director Appliance
File support
8 million files; expandable to support 20 million files with the optional System Director Appliance
System management
Embedded System Director included; optional System Director Appliance available for larger-scale deployments and high availability
Network interface
10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Rack size
2U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 24.8 x 3.5 inches (483 x 630 x 89 mm)
Weight (with drives)
57.2 lbs (26 kg)
Power supply
Redundant 764W, 100–240 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)

Avid NEXIS | E4

Medium-density integrated storage engine
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Media drives
Up to two Media Packs of 10 drives (2 TB, 6 TB, or 10 TB) each for a total storage capacity of 20 TB–200 TB maximum per engine, with up to 1.2 GB/s of bandwidth
System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Avid NEXIS | FS—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
Supports up to 40 active 1Gb, 10Gb, and 40Gb clients; expandable to support up to 330 active clients with the optional System Director Appliance
File support
8 million files; expandable to support 20 million files with the optional System Director Appliance
System management
Embedded System Director included; optional System Director Appliance available for larger-scale deployments and high availability
Network interface
10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Rack size
4U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 24.8 x 7 inches (483 x 630 x 178 mm)
Weight (with drives)
101.4 lbs (46 kg)
Power supply
Four 580W, 100–240 VAC, 60/50 Hz (two must be functional)
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)

Avid NEXIS | E5

High-density integrated storage engine
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Media drives
Up to eight Media Packs of 10 drives (2 TB, 6 TB, or 10 TB) each for a total storage capacity of 80 TB–800 TB maximum per engine, with up to 3.2 GB/s of bandwidth
System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Avid NEXIS | FS—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
Supports up to 330 active 1Gb, 10Gb, and 40Gb connected clients
File support
20 million files
System management
Requires System Director Appliance
Network interface
40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP
Rack size
5U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 36.8 x 8.7 inches (483 x 930 x 220 mm)
Weight (with drives)
282 lbs (128 kg)
Power supply
Redundant 2,200W, 220 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Fans  Five fan modules (two must be functional)
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)

Avid NEXIS | E5 NL

High-density nearline storage engine
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Media drives
Four to eight Media Packs of 10 drives (12 TB each) for a total storage capacity of 960 TB and 1 GB/s of bandwidth per engine
System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Avid NEXIS | FS—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
Supports more than 100 active 1Gb, 10Gb, and 40Gb connected clients
File support
20 million files
System management
Requires Avid NEXIS | System Director Appliance
Network interface
10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Rack size
5U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 36.8 x 8.7 inches (483 x 930 x 220 mm)
Weight (with drives)
282 lbs (128 kg)
Power supply
Redundant 2,200W, 220 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Fans Five fan modules (two must be functional)
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)

System Director Appliance

Increases NEXIS scalability and redundancy
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System drives
Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system
Choice of Avid NEXIS | FS Extended or Advanced—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients
Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
  • Extended File System license supports up to 165 active connected clients
  • Advanced File System license supports up to 330 active connected clients
File support
20 million files
Network interface
10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Rack size
2U
Dimensions (W x D x H)
19 x 24.8 x 3.5 inches (483 x 630 x 89 mm)
Weight
37 lbs (16.8 kg)
Power supply
Redundant 764W, 100–240 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Operating temperature
41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity
8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude
10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)