Cheetah RAID PCI-e and Rugged RAID Storage | 2U COTS Storage Server
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2U COTS Storage Server

2U COTS Storage Server Appliance Supporting 70.4TB
Part number NVMe SAN2U-4FH
High IOPs 2U Storage Server System

Cheetah RAIDs all new PCIE Storage Server Appliance SSA-2 now Supporting 70.4TB is a high performance custom form factor CPU board that fits into a 2U or 3U rackmount enclosure. It features Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 family. The SSA-2 interfaces to 11 PCI Express Gen 3 standard PCI Express slots and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slot. The SSA-2U also comes with two 1TB 2.5″ drives or 2.5″ SSD devices. The system is powered from redundant AC powered power supplies.

Specifications and Related Documents


Intel Ivy Bridge-EP Processor Family, including:

  • Two CPU’s supported on the board (LGA CPU sockets)
  • 6 / 8 cores per CPU, 32nm process, up to 135W TDP
  • Up to 20Mbytes of last level cache (2.5MByte per core)
  • Integrated memory and PCIe Gen 3 controllers
  • System Bus QPI up to 8 GT/s

DDR3 memory w/ ECC on quad-channel x72 buses per CPU

  • 16x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Up to 512GB DDR3 ECC RDIMM
  • Up to 128GB DDR3 ECC/non-ECC UDIMM
  • 32GB, 16GB, 8GB, 4GB, 2GB, 1GB, 64GB LRDIMM

PCIe Slots

SSA-2U provides connection to 11PCI Express Slots

  • 10 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots
  • 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slot

Network Controllers

  • Intel® i350 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
  • Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • 1x Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)


  • 2x SATA 3.0 ports (6Gbps)


  • 2 RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
  • 1 RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port


  • 10 USB 2.0 ports total (4 rear + 4 via header + 2 Type A)


  • 1 VGA port

Serial Port / Header

  • 2 Fast UART 16550 ports (1 rear + 1 header)


  • 1 DOM (Disk on Module) power connector