Active Network Systems Ltd

Arena RAID Systems

Arena RAID systems are produced by MaxTronic International Co. Ltd, a leading Taiwanese company involved exclusively with data storage since 1995. As an approved reseller ANS has more than five years in-depth experience of Arena systems.

Nova Professional 10G iSCSI Host Interface

Nova 22S/R
Nova 32S/R
Nova 42S/R
RAID Controller Single / Redundant Single / Redundant Single / Redundant
No. of Host Channels Per Controller 4x 10Gb iSCSI / 8x 10Gb iSCSI 4x 10Gb iSCSI / 8x 10Gb iSCSI 4x 10Gb iSCSI / 8x 10Gb iSCSI
Host Connector SFP+ SFB+ SFP+
JBOD Expansion Nova 34S,44S / Nova 34R,44R Nova 34S, 44S / Nova 34R, 44R Nova 34S, 44S / Nova 34R, 44R
Cache Memory Per Controller 2GB, up to 4GB 2GB, up to 4GB 2GB, up to 4GB
No. of Drives 12 (SAS/SATA)* 16 (SAS/SATA)* 24 (SAS/SATA)*
Max No. of Drives 120 120 120
Power Supply 2 x 400W 2 x 500W 3 x 400W
Fan 2 2 2
Dimensions 2U 19" Rackmount 485x 593x 88mm 3U 19" Rackmount 485x 593x 132mm 4U 19" Rackmount 485x 593x 176mm

Feature Highlights

Green Auto disk Standby, Advanced cooling mechanism, 80 PLUS energy-efficient power supplies
Hybrid Controller 4 x 10Gb iSCSI + 2 x 1Gb iSCSI per controller, 1Gb iSCSI interface for remote replication
iSCSI Function Link Aggregation LACP )802.3ad), Jumbo Frame support (9000bytes), Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP), Multiple iSCSI targets (up to 8), Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS), Header Digest and Data Digest
RAID & Volume RAID level 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, JBOD, NRAID, Global and dedicated hot spare, Online volume expansion, Auto volumerebuilding, Up to 1024 logical volumes, Write-through or write-back cache policy, Instant RAID volume availability
High Availability Dual active-active (Symetric) controller, Online firmware upgrade, Multi-path & load-balancing support
Advanced Data Protection "MaxSure" for Self-Encryption Drives, Array based snapshot, Optional Remote Replication features, Array Recovery Mechanism, Online disk roaming, "SmartCor". Function (DST, DS, DC)
Management LCM, Serial console, SSH telnet, HTTP Web UI, Secured Web (HTTPS), S.E.S.
Notification Email, SNMP trap, Brower pop-up windows, Syslog, Windows Messenger
OS Support Windows, Linux, Mac
Virtualisation VMWare, Hyper-V, Citrix

* Needs Tray board for SATA srives on Redundant configuration.


AC Input 100-240V (+/-10%), 47 – 63Hz
Operating Temp. 5 to 40°C
Relative Humidity 20% to 80% non-condensing

Optional Components

Cache Guard Module Battery Free (SuperCAP) Cache backup module
SATA board 6Gbs SATA drives support on Redundant controller SKU