Product Description

The BlueStor Rapid Encode Video Server melds the finest of all available technologies and is designed expressly for modern digital content creation.


  • 4U 16-Bay SAS/SATA Storage Server
  • SATA III drives
  • Dual Internal 6Gb SAS Expanders
  • Dual PCIe 6Gb SAS RAID Controllers
  • Redundant (N+1) Hot Swap Power Supplies
  • Redundant (N+1) Hot Swap, Thermostatically Controlled Cooling Elements
  • Dual Quad Core Intel Nehalem 3.2GHz Processors
  • 16GB DDR3 ECC Memory
  • Digital Rapids Stream Video Module
  • Blu-ray Optical Disk Drive (Writer)
  • 19-in-1 Media Reader
  • eSATA I/O Port
  • Dual GigE Ports
  • Rack Mount Kit and Hardware Included
  • SES 2.0 compliant

Never before has a single product included the feature set included in BlueStor™, from the highest performance processors and finest graphics card to the 16 hot-swappable 3.5” RAID storage system (up to 96TB capacity) with transfer rates of up to 1800 MB/s (with rotating disks; up to 2800 MB/s using SSDs). Also featuring an internal high performance BluRay R-W optical drive and a 19-in-1 Media reader, BlueStor™ allows more data I/O options than any product ever offered.

Aimed at supporting complex work flow operations, the BlueStor™ Rapid Encode Video Server meets the industry’s most demanding needs. The server is fully SES 2.0 compliant and provides real-time disk activity/failure status for every drive bay as well as physical user interface controls and indicators for power and cooling status with visible and audible alarms, plus front-panel power and reset switches.

The RAID controllers provide RAID levels 0/1/4/5/6/40/50/60, DV RAID, N-Way mirroring and global hot spares, plus automatic RAID rebuild, online capacity expansion and RAID group partitioning, with an easy-to-use GUI for RAID management and configuration.

The BlueStor™ exclusive JMR designed and developed backplane and SAS Expander technology are second to none in signal integrity, drive vibration dampening, and disk drive cooling to assure maximum performance and the longest operating life.