CX-6KEX Overview

Portable 6-Bay Encrypted (Optional) NAS Server with Extraordinary Performance. Now with iSCSI, Optional 10GbE, and Kensington-Lock Security Slot

A rugged and encrypted (hardware based AES 256-bit) data storage solution using RAID technology. Also serving as an IP SAN (iSCSI), our NAS units are built for I/O intensive tasks and essential enterprise applications such as storage, backup, disaster recovery, and virtualization. The CX-6KEX NAS server fits six 2.5” or 3.5” hard drives or solid-state-drives, with up to 72TB of storage.

  Specifications subject to change without notification.

  • 6-Bay, HDD or SSD, 6-to-60TB storage options
  • Hardware based AES-256 bit encryption
  • Optimized for security, including redundancy
  • 10GbE offered for high speed transfer
  • Cost effective solution for large files, such as 4K video storage and playback
  • Real-time remote replication for disaster recovery, file sharing, and easy management
  • Plug-and-Play, Preinstalled with Custom RAID Antivirus
  • Virtualization support for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Kensington Lock Security Slot
  • Expandable storage up to 1PB by connecting multiple Ciphertex NAS expansion units
  • Choose and mix between SSDs and HDDs to enable a hybrid storage solution that balances cost and performance.
  • Equipped with powerful Intel i5-4590s Quad-Core processor
  • Expandable to 16GB DDR3 RAM and optional 10GbE installation
  • Storage

    6-Bay HDD or SSD
    6–60TB storage options
  • Ports

    2x USB 2.0
    3x USB 3.0
    1x HDMI
    4x 1GbE RJ-45
    2x 10GbE Ports (optional)
  • Performance CPU

    Intel Core i7-6700HQ
    Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
  • Sound Level (DB)

    15.2 dB (A)
  • Memory/DRAM

    8 GB DDR3 (4GB x 2), expandable up to 16GB (8GB x 2)
  • LED Indicators

    Status/Power, USB, LAN, HDD 1-6
  • HDMI

    1, up to 3846 x 2160, 30Hz
  • Push Buttons

    Power, USB copy, reset, select, enter
  • Power Requirements

    Line Voltage: 100-240V AC 50/60Hz, maximum continuous power: 350W
  • Temperature

    0 – 40°C (32°F ˜ 104°F)
  • Humidity

    Input: 10-95% (non-condensing)
  • Fan

  • Size/Weight

    6.9” x 10.1” x 9.3”
    178mm x 241mm x 235mm
    23.7lbs (with HDDs)
    15.9lbs (with SSDs)

In the Box

  •    1 — CX-6KEX NAS
  •    6 — SATA III SSD/HDD
  •    2 — RJ-45 Ethernet Cable
  •    1 — Power Cord
  •    2 — Drive Tray Lock Keys
  •    Product CD
  •    Quick Start Guide








SecurityHardware based AES 256-bit Antivirus
Archive/ Backup/
Disaster Recovery
RTRR Time Machine (MAC) Remote Replication over server
iSCSIStorage Consolidation Disaster Recovery
NetworkingProxy Client, Proxy Server Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
FTP ServerFTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
TranscodeHardware accelerated transcoding for 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p
Server SolutionCross Platform Sharing, Shared Folder Aggregation, Advanced Folder Permissions
Server Virtualization/
VMware VAAI for iSCSI and VAAI for NAS, Citrix, Hyper-V Support
File StationISO mounting Support
Cloud StorageAmazon S3
Print Server3 printers with job display and management
VPN ServerSecure Remote: Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services

Download our 2018 Data Sheet for CX-6KEX-NAS


Other Storage Solutions

  • Fits four 2.5” or 3.5” hard drives, or solid-state-drives, with up to 40TB of storage

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