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Areca
ARC-5040
8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE
Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6
64TB (8 X 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))


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128MB RAM
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Areca ARC-5040 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE 64TB Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6 (8 X 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))


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The Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6 64TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a 400MHz storage I/O processor CPU and with 128 RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 is backed with Areca’s 3yr limited warranty.

Out of the box this NAS can handle 8 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 128TB via 16TB drives.

Key Features

  • Pre-populated with 64TB of storage capacity (includes 8x 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS) HDD)
  • RAID Levels: 0:1:5:6:
  • 400MHz storage I/O processor CPU
  • 128MB Random Access Memory (RAM)
  • 3Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
  • Arrives with 3yr warranty for enclosure and 3yr warranty for hard drives



Includes Seagate IronWolf (NAS) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives

This Areca NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your ARC-5040 NAS server device.

Combining Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 and 8 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.

Vital Statistics (per drive)

  • Model Number: ST8000VN0022
  • Rotation: 7200RPM
  • Interface: 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form factor: 3.5 inch
  • Capacity: 8TB
  • Cache: 256MB
  • Warranty: 3yr

Back of the Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 box (the connections)

back of Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE

  • USB 2.0 - A common connection in most devices, USB or Universal Serial Bus gives your Areca the ability to data between devices such as external hard drives and flash storage keys at up to 480Mb per second. In some larger, more advanced enclosures, you are able to connect peripherals such as keyboards and mice to a Storage enclosure, however we recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on compatibility.
  • FireWire – Originally found in most Apple Mac systems, Firewire is now available to both Mac and Windows users alike. Firewire ports, much like USB, are a connection commonly used to send and receive data between devices. Though not as fast as USB 3.0, it will still give you the ability to communicate and transfer data between this Areca device and your older technology.
  • eSATA – Often refered to as External SATA, eSATA gives you the ability to utilise the 6Gbp/s data transfer speed of SATA in an external port. Often used in larger enclosure for expansion devices (that work together with the main Digital Storage enclosure), eSATA can also be utilised to connect additional external storage drives to maximise or backup your existing storage archive.
  • LAN Network Port / Ethernet Port – Giving your Areca storage device to both send, receive and manipulate files over the internet. However that is just the tip of the iceberg. Via the connection of devices such as IP camera, mobile apps and other system tools, you can use multi-purpose applications for homes, small business and enterprises uses.
  • USB 3.0 – The newer and faster evolution of Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, can transfer data at up to 5Gb per second. Now becoming commonplace, you can transfer data between devices such as external hard-drives and flash storage keys. In more advanced, larger devices you are able to connect peripherals such as mice and keyboards to the enclosure, however we highly recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on connectivity and compatibility

Free Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE SpanStor Build & Test

You can have JBOD,RAID 0,RAID 1,RAID 5,RAID 6,RAID 10 set up on Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040. We offer our completely free and highly recommended SpanStor build service for your Areca 8-bay enclosure. We ensure that your Areca box and Seagate drives are in perfect working order before we send it out, at no additional cost. That's not all. We can install the latest Areca firmware or even construct a custom build from the ground up! Depending on the nature and complexity of the setup you request, this can take from a few minutes to a few hours, all done here at SPAN, thereby saving you time and money.
Possible RAID options for your Areca 8-bay box are explained below.
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Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 RAID options

  • JBOD- is a cost-effective network storage solution. If you have a lot of temporarily data to store, JBODs are an economical solution. Mind that the data is not critical or you have an effective backup scheme in place. JBOD is either a single or number of disks which are grouped together and presented to the Operating System as a single volume, called 'Spanning'. If you lose a single disk in the JBOD then you possibly will lose data, as the concept of a JBOD does not include not fault tolerance.
  • RAID 0 is ideal for non-critical storage of data that have to be read/written at a high speed, such as on a video editing station or an image retouching. RAID 0 offers great performance, both in read and write operations. All storage capacity is used, there is no overhead.
  • RAID 1 (mirrored drive) is ideal for critical storage, like accounting systems. It is also suitable for small servers in which only two data drives will be used (disc mirroring). It offers excellent read speed and a write-speed that is comparable to that of a single drive. In case a drive fails, data do not have to be rebuild, they just have to be copied to the replacement drive (mirroring hdd ). It can be used as back up mirror.
  • RAID 5 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. It is ideal for file and application servers that have a limited number of data drives. Very fast read data transactions while write data transactions are bit slower. In case if drive fails, you still have access to all data, even while the failed drive is being replaced and system rebuilds the data on the new drive.
  • RAID 6 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. Similar to RAID 5, read data transactions are very fast. Two drives can fail and you still have access to all data, even while the failed drives are being replaced. It makes it more secure.
  • RAID 10 combines pros and cons of RAID 0 and RAID 1 in one single system. If one drive fails, the rebuild time is very fast because data being copied from the surviving mirror to a new drive.

Choose your RAID here -> Spanstor Build And Test
If you buy this Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in ARC-5040 price.
Same Day and Next Day Delivery available in UK and fast WorldWide delivery for products in stock.
FREE Business Quotes available for products with specific requirements or quantities. Often cheaper than Amazon.

Areca ARC-5040 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE RAM / Card upgrade options






Specifications
Specifications

General

Stock code IBA-5040
Brand Areca
Series 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE
Model ARC-5040
Type Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6
ROHS Y
Date added 25/08/2010

ARC-5040 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 146 x 302 x 290 mm
Platter size 3.5"
RAM/Cache 128MB
Guarantee 3yr
Processor 400MHz storage I/O processor
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID level 0, 1, 10, 1E, 3, 5, 6, Single Disk or JBOD

ARC-5040 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
USB2USB2 type BExternal1
FirewireFirewire 9-pinExternal2
eSATAeSATAExternal1
LANLANExternal1
USB3USB3 type BExternal1

Software

ARC-5040 Speed

Speed/RPM 3Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Silver
Weight (kg) 12kg
External Length (mm) 450cm
External Width (mm) 250cm
External Height (mm) 400cm
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Areca
ARC-5040
8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE
Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6
64TB (8 X 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))










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Areca ARC-5040 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE 64TB Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6 (8 X 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))


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The Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6 64TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a 400MHz storage I/O processor CPU and with 128 RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 is backed with Areca’s 3yr limited warranty.

Out of the box this NAS can handle 8 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 128TB via 16TB drives.

Key Features

  • Pre-populated with 64TB of storage capacity (includes 8x 8TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS) HDD)
  • RAID Levels: 0:1:5:6:
  • 400MHz storage I/O processor CPU
  • 128MB Random Access Memory (RAM)
  • 3Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
  • Arrives with 3yr warranty for enclosure and 3yr warranty for hard drives



Includes Seagate IronWolf (NAS) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives

This Areca NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your ARC-5040 NAS server device.

Combining Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 and 8 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.

Vital Statistics (per drive)

  • Model Number: ST8000VN0022
  • Rotation: 7200RPM
  • Interface: 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form factor: 3.5 inch
  • Capacity: 8TB
  • Cache: 256MB
  • Warranty: 3yr

Back of the Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 box (the connections)

back of Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE

  • USB 2.0 - A common connection in most devices, USB or Universal Serial Bus gives your Areca the ability to data between devices such as external hard drives and flash storage keys at up to 480Mb per second. In some larger, more advanced enclosures, you are able to connect peripherals such as keyboards and mice to a Storage enclosure, however we recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on compatibility.
  • FireWire – Originally found in most Apple Mac systems, Firewire is now available to both Mac and Windows users alike. Firewire ports, much like USB, are a connection commonly used to send and receive data between devices. Though not as fast as USB 3.0, it will still give you the ability to communicate and transfer data between this Areca device and your older technology.
  • eSATA – Often refered to as External SATA, eSATA gives you the ability to utilise the 6Gbp/s data transfer speed of SATA in an external port. Often used in larger enclosure for expansion devices (that work together with the main Digital Storage enclosure), eSATA can also be utilised to connect additional external storage drives to maximise or backup your existing storage archive.
  • LAN Network Port / Ethernet Port – Giving your Areca storage device to both send, receive and manipulate files over the internet. However that is just the tip of the iceberg. Via the connection of devices such as IP camera, mobile apps and other system tools, you can use multi-purpose applications for homes, small business and enterprises uses.
  • USB 3.0 – The newer and faster evolution of Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, can transfer data at up to 5Gb per second. Now becoming commonplace, you can transfer data between devices such as external hard-drives and flash storage keys. In more advanced, larger devices you are able to connect peripherals such as mice and keyboards to the enclosure, however we highly recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on connectivity and compatibility

Free Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE SpanStor Build & Test

You can have JBOD,RAID 0,RAID 1,RAID 5,RAID 6,RAID 10 set up on Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040. We offer our completely free and highly recommended SpanStor build service for your Areca 8-bay enclosure. We ensure that your Areca box and Seagate drives are in perfect working order before we send it out, at no additional cost. That's not all. We can install the latest Areca firmware or even construct a custom build from the ground up! Depending on the nature and complexity of the setup you request, this can take from a few minutes to a few hours, all done here at SPAN, thereby saving you time and money.
Possible RAID options for your Areca 8-bay box are explained below.

Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE ARC-5040 RAID options

  • JBOD- is a cost-effective network storage solution. If you have a lot of temporarily data to store, JBODs are an economical solution. Mind that the data is not critical or you have an effective backup scheme in place. JBOD is either a single or number of disks which are grouped together and presented to the Operating System as a single volume, called 'Spanning'. If you lose a single disk in the JBOD then you possibly will lose data, as the concept of a JBOD does not include not fault tolerance.
  • RAID 0 is ideal for non-critical storage of data that have to be read/written at a high speed, such as on a video editing station or an image retouching. RAID 0 offers great performance, both in read and write operations. All storage capacity is used, there is no overhead.
  • RAID 1 (mirrored drive) is ideal for critical storage, like accounting systems. It is also suitable for small servers in which only two data drives will be used (disc mirroring). It offers excellent read speed and a write-speed that is comparable to that of a single drive. In case a drive fails, data do not have to be rebuild, they just have to be copied to the replacement drive (mirroring hdd ). It can be used as back up mirror.
  • RAID 5 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. It is ideal for file and application servers that have a limited number of data drives. Very fast read data transactions while write data transactions are bit slower. In case if drive fails, you still have access to all data, even while the failed drive is being replaced and system rebuilds the data on the new drive.
  • RAID 6 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. Similar to RAID 5, read data transactions are very fast. Two drives can fail and you still have access to all data, even while the failed drives are being replaced. It makes it more secure.
  • RAID 10 combines pros and cons of RAID 0 and RAID 1 in one single system. If one drive fails, the rebuild time is very fast because data being copied from the surviving mirror to a new drive.

Choose your RAID here -> Spanstor Build And Test
If you buy this Areca 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in ARC-5040 price.
Same Day and Next Day Delivery available in UK and fast WorldWide delivery for products in stock.
FREE Business Quotes available for products with specific requirements or quantities. Often cheaper than Amazon.

Areca ARC-5040 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE RAM / Card upgrade options






Specifications

General

Stock code IBA-5040
Brand Areca
Series 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3+Firewire800+iSCSI/AoE
Model ARC-5040
Type Case for 8x SATA HD, JBOD or RAID-0/1/5/6
ROHS Y
Date added 25/08/2010

ARC-5040 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 146 x 302 x 290 mm
Platter size 3.5"
RAM/Cache 128MB
Guarantee 3yr
Processor 400MHz storage I/O processor
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID level 0, 1, 10, 1E, 3, 5, 6, Single Disk or JBOD

ARC-5040 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
USB2USB2 type BExternal1
FirewireFirewire 9-pinExternal2
eSATAeSATAExternal1
LANLANExternal1
USB3USB3 type BExternal1

Software

ARC-5040 Speed

Speed/RPM 3Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Silver
Weight (kg) 12kg
External Length (mm) 450cm
External Width (mm) 250cm
External Height (mm) 400cm
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