CoreStor 3716X / 3716XR SAS-to-SAS RAID Array

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CoreStor SAS array series is a 6Gb/s directly connected solution for performance-driven external storage environments. It features two 6Gb mini SAS wide ports (6Gb x 4 Links) for host connectivity per controller enabling faster data transfer rate and adding crucial bandwidth. Providing high availability data access, it offers advanced functionality, including online RAID level migration, online capacity expansion and global hot spare. CoreStor SAS array series provides a new level of reliability and availability to businesses that are seeking to attain maximum performance and scale from their applications.

System Architecture

  • 800MHz processor with 2GB of  ECC cache memory (upgradeable to 8GB).
  • Supports both 3.5″ and 2.5″ form factor hard drives and SSDs
  • SAS / SATA RAID 60 ASIC engine, providing the highest level of data protection and performance
  • Dual Channel 6G SAS connector with fail-over
  • Supports SAS JBOD expansion for up to a total of 122 drive bays
  • Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and cooling fans.
  • O/S-Independent and host transparent RAID solution.
  • Single or redundant controllers version for high availability and redundancy.

RAID Controller

  • Supports JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 1E, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 with hot spare and multiple volumes
  • RAID 6 tolerates two drive failures without downtime or data loss
  • Supports online array roaming, online RAID level / stripe size migration, and online capacity expansion
  • Hot-swappable drives support local and global hot spare with automatic rebuild, automatic drive insertion / removal detection.
  • NVRAM transaction log and S.M.A.R.T. to improve the RAID system integrity, reliability, and availability

RAID and Storage Enclosure Management

  • Embedded enclosure management through WEB GUI, LCD control panel, and online RAID management via RS-232 port
  • Intuitive, yet comprehensive GUI for configuration and monitoring from remote and local locations
  • Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM, redundant RAID controller firmware upgrade via RS-232 and WEB GUI
ModelsCoreStor 3716X - Single Controller
CoreStor 3716XR - Redundant Controllers
Form Factor3U Rackmount
ControllerSingle Controller, Redundant Controller Optional
Disk Drives Capacity500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, and 8TB supported
HDD Trays16 Hot-Swappable 3.5" (2.5" form factor supported)
RAID Level0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, JBOD
Maximum Capacity128TB (per chassis when using 8TB disk drives)
Auto RebuildYes
Hot-SpareRAID 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60
Host Interface & Transfer Rate6G Mini-SAS x 2
Expansion PortsMini-SAS x 1, Supports up to 7 additional JBOD expansion chassis
Maximum Drives Supported122
Drive Interface6G SAS / 6G SATA (Additional MUX board required when used with SATA drives and a Redundant Controller)
Cooling Fan2 Hot-Swappable Modules & Blowers
Power Supply500W X 2 Redundant
Control InterfaceLCD Panel, RS232, RJ-45 Ethernet
Dimensions (in)19"W x 22"D x 5.25"H
Weight (lb)44 - Single Controller
50 - Dual Controller
Safety RegulationsCE, FCC, UL, RoHS
Limited Warranty3 Years
Package ContentsRackmount Rails x2

Power Cords x2

Serial Cable x1

Mini-SAS 8088 to Mini-SAS 8088 Cable x1


  • General File Server
  • Disk-to-Disk Backup
  • Content Streaming
  • Digital Video Recording
  • Media Servers
  • CCTV
  • Archiving
  • Imaging
  • Virtualization
  • Video Editing
  • Database
  • Mail Servers
Download PDF DatasheetCoreStor SAS RAID Product Line Overview