The Boston Igloo 1203-40Q

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The Boston Igloo 1203-40Q NVMe Cluster-in-a-Box utilises Open-E’s JovianDSS, a Linux based ZFS Software Defined Storage to create a dual node all-flash, ultra-fast and highly available storage solution.



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The Boston Igloo 1203-40Q

The Boston Igloo 1203-40Q all-flash Cluster-in-a-Box is a file and block storage solution providing a high capacity of 76.8TB raw storage, reliable performance, scalability, and ultra-fast speeds. In a 2U rackmount form factor and comprised of two nodes in each server to ensure high availability, the Boston Igloo 1203-40Q is perfect for solutions that will host business critical data. No single point of failure is achieved with redundant components and dual port enterprise class NVMe drives in a RAID-Z1 configuration.

Powered by Open-E JovianDSS, the Boston Igloo 1203-40Q provides a host of enterprise storage features. These include flexible Virtual IP’s for storage access, automatic data integrity checks, data compression, de-duplication, and pre-provisioning. Protocol support includes iSCSI, Fibre Channel (optional), NFS and SMB (CIFS). Support is included for both physical hardware and virtual environments such as VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V.

On and off-site backup & disaster recovery is built in, with unlimited snapshots and clones, encrypted backups, and instant access to previous versions which makes disaster recovery a breeze.

Connectivity includes dual 10/25/40GbE for storage access as standard with the option to upgrade to 50/100GbE, and dual 10GbE for storage management. Also present is a dedicated network port for IPMI, allowing for full server control via secure remote access.

Boston services include full deployment from initial proposal and planning right through to testing, benchmarking before final delivery and onsite installation, with options to tailor to any specialised configurations. Support options can be added to allow for technical assistance, onsite warranty, and spare parts.


Key Features

High Availability Cluster-in-a-Box Storage Solution, data is always accessible 24x High speed 3.2TB dual port U.2 NVME Enterprise Class Drives 55TB All Flash ultra-fast NVME storage in RAID Z1 Dual 40 GbE QSFP and dual 10 GbE RJ45 LAN ports IPMI Remote Management with iKVM OPEN-E'S JovianDSS License & Premium Support For 3 Years


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  • Chipset

    Intel C624

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Socket

    Dual Socket Intel® Xeon® Scalable

  • Drive Bays

    24 hot-swap 2.5" U.2 NVMe drive bays

  • Form Factor

    2U Rackmount

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Maximum)

    Up to 3TB in 12 DIMM slots

  • Memory Type

    DDR4 ECC 2933MHz

  • Network Connectivity

    2x 10GbE RJ45 ports
    2x 40GbE QSFP ports

  • Operating Temperature

    Up to 35C (depending on the configuration)

  • Power Supply

    2000W 80 Plus Titanium Efficiency

  • Software (Installed)

    Open-E Jovian

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