JBOD Platforms


SGI's JBOD products provide flexible, reliable and cost-effective external storage expansion for a wide range of performance and capacity-oriented storage environments. JBOD arrays provide SAS-based host connectivity with the ability to scale capacity by simply daisy chaining multiple systems, making them configurable for a wide range of storage applications.

The flagship of this category is the new SGI Modular InfiniteStorage JBOD platform, an ultra-dense expansion storage platform, designed for maximum flexibility of customer requirements. This enables IT organizations to confidently make purchase decisions today, knowing that the platform can be readily adapted and scaled to changing business needs tomorrow.

Data applications requiring JBODs include:

  • Host server expansion storage
  • Cost effective disk-based backup
  • High-capacity archival storage
  • Entry-level to mid-tier database server storage