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Unparalleled performance for 12Gb/s Full Redundant SAS RAID System

Unparalleled performance for 12Gb/s Full Redundant SAS RAID System

Ciphertex has designed an enterprise-class SAS RAID for high performance workstation environments. The CX-RANGER-SAS 2 is the ultimate in security and performance with redundant systems and unparalleled performance for it’s class. This innovative RAID will help your business avoid downtime, increasing productivity, and saving time and money.


  • 120 TB Capacity
  • 12Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SAS and SATA compatible
  • Optimized for security and redundancy
  • Redundant PSU 220W high-efficiency power supplies
  • Redundant dual fans with Quiet Cooling technology
  • Daisy-chain up to 256 devices using 12GB/s SAS expansions
  • OS Independent: Transparent data protection for all popular operating systems
  • Write-through or write-back cache support
  • Supports global and dedicated hot spare drive
  • Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
  • Configurable stripe size up to 1024KB
  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
  • Online volume set growth
  • Online array roaming
  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration
  • Instant availability and background initialization
  • Redundant flash firmware image for controller reliability
  • Supports native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS and SATA devices
  • Max 128 LUNs (volume set) per controller
  • Supports password protection for the administration interface
  • Built-in serial port interface for remote event notification
  • Dual host channels support clustering technology

8 x 3.5” 7200RPM Enterprise Class

12Gb/s SAS HDD

4 x Enterprise Class SSD

0,1,5,6,10,50,60 and JBOD

2 x 12Gb/s SAS Optional: 2 x 10GbE Ports

Dual Core ROC 1.2Ghz processor

4Status/Power, USB, Drive 1-8

Power, Reset


0 - 40 ̊C (40 ̊F ~ 60 ̊F)

Input: 10-80% RH

2 x 80mm redundant (12V DC)

Height: 15.5” (393.7mm) Width: 6.75” (171.45mm) Depth: 19.75” (501.65mm)

Ciphertex New OS Software

Ciphertex’s new Linux-based OS featuring ZFS has the ability to maintain the utmost data integrity. Not only does our OS inherit the amazing native features of ZFS, its powerful features ensure persistent, reliable storage management, protection against data corruption, seamless capacity expansion, several data integrity mechanisms, as well as pool and disk encryption protection.

  • Intuitive web-based management interface allows easy management from any machine, tablet, or smart phone with a web browser
  • NAS and iSCSI storage supporting VMware® and Microsoft® Hyper-V
  • Integrated AES-256 bit encryption for data security
  • Integrated Encryption Key Management supports multiple encryption key types, user-assigned passphrases up to 512 characters, and integration with any KIMP key server
  • Easy-to-upgrade firmware to take advantage of new features as they become available
  • Multi-factor authentication further protects against unauthorized access
  • Remote power-on and power-off
  • Built-in firewall and antivirus protection for exceptional security
  • Microsoft Active Directory integration for ease of management
  • Supports standard file sharing protocols such as Windows Shares and Unix NF
  • NIS integration for seamless Unix user environment
  • Automatic monitoring warns of impending hardware failure and performance degradation
  • Data deduplication and compression for increased capacity
  • Thin provisioning and partitioning for efficient data storage
  • Internal, high capacity AFS storage
  • Automatic healing of file systems
  • USB storage sharing and one button quick backup via the USB-C port 
  • Equivalent RAID levels: 0,1.5,6,7,10