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Extraordinary Performance Rackmount Server w/NVMe

Extraordinary Performance Rackmount Server w/NVMe

The Ciphertex CX-20K-REX NVMe high performance server delivers exceptionally high IOPs performance and low latency not seen in earlier technologies. This make the CX-20K-REX the perfect, next generation solution to high intensity database workloads such as SQL databases, high security encryption data centers, cloud virtualization, VDI, 3D modeling, super computers and high intensity applications.


  • Large throughput gains (6x) over SATA and SAS

  • Latency improvements up to (7x) over SATA and SAS

  • Capable of sustaining up to 2788.77 MB/s reading and 1838.98 MB/s writing

  • Supports Single Socket AMD EPYC CPU
    Experience the Ciphertex Edge

  • Supports up to 2TB DDR4 DIMMs 2666/2400 MHz

  • 1U with 20x hot-swappable 2.5” NVMe 7mm SSD bays

  • Supports 2x PCI-E x16 slots and 1x PCI-E x16 OCP card

  • Shared common backplane improves edibility of drive choice

  • Redundant power supplies

20x 2.5” hot-swap U.2 NVMe 7mm drive bays; 2x internal M.2 NVMe and 2x SATA 2.5” bays for OS drives

2x USB 3.0 ports
2x 1 GbE ports
1x COM port
1x VGA port

2x PCI-e gen3 x16
1x pci-e gen3 x16 ocp 2.0

1U Rackmount

Supports Single Socket AMD EPYC (Naples) CPU up to 180W TDP socket SP3

Supports up to 16x DIMMs DDR 4 RDIMM/EDIMM/LRDIMM 2666/2400 MHz

Windows Server 64bit 2012/R2, Windows 2016 64bit, Linux RHEL 7.4 SUSE 11 SP4 x64, SUSE 12 SP2 x64, Ubuntu 16.04 x64, Ubuntu 17.04 x64, Best solution for SQL

5x 4-Bay NVMe PCIe x2 backplanes

Power On/Off, Locate, System warning, 4x LAN LED

Power On/Off, Locate, Reset

1+1 600W AC/DC or -48VDC/DC high efficiency redundant power supplies

Operating: 0 to 35 ̊C ( ̊F) Non- Operating: -20 to 70 ̊C (0-158 ̊F) RoHS 6/6 Compliant

Operating: 8-90% RH Non-Operating: 5-95% RH

5x 40mm fans with Smart Fan Control

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