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Supermicro® OSNEXUS Software-Defined Storage Solution

QuantaStor™, a simplified scale-up and scale-out software-defined storage solution for files, blocks, and objects

Solution Overview

With rapid growth of business activities and transactions, exponential data growth brings more IT challenges to organizations. How does an IT organization effectively and efficiently deploy a storage solution, manage and maintain multiple non-integrated clusters, and access data faster and turn it into useful insight meanwhile without exceeding tight IT budgets? This has become a critical concern that organizations care about, to which Supermicro and OSNEXUS offer a compelling solution.

Today Supermicro and OENEXUS offer an integrated file, block, and object storage solution that can easily scale-up and scale-out, and unifies security enforcement and storage management across clusters and sites, to help organizations overcome these critical challenges.

QuantaStor diagram
OSNEXUS QuantaStor

Solution Features

OSNEXUS’s QuantaStor delivers both scale-up and scale-out in a single platform and offers unified file, block, and object storage. Its Storage Grid Technology greatly reduces the complexity of cluster management by combining storage appliances together across public and private clouds to manage all of the components as one.


Storage Grid Technology

Built-in to the platform and unified management of QuantaStor storage servers and clusters across racks, sites, and clouds.

Unified File, Block & Object

All major storage protocols are supported including NFS/SMB, iSCSI/FC, and S3.

End-to-End Security

IT Advanced RBAC, end-to-end encryption support, and compliance with NIST 800-53, 800-171, HIPAA & CJIS.


The broadest hardware portfolio and deep hardware integration
Built on an Open Storage Foundation

Built on an Open Storage Foundation

QuantaStor is integrated with enterprise-grade open storage technologies (Ceph & ZFS).

Use Cases


IT Services

Virtualization, Databases


High-Performance Block Storage and Remote Replication

Finance & Insurance

Long Term Archive, Data Lakes


Biology/Microscopy, Physics/Astronomy Departments


Media Editing, Archive


Dynamic Deployment on Commodity Hardware


PACS Images, Data Lakes
GOV / Defense Industry

GOV / Defense Industry

Supermicro-OSNEXUS Scale-Out & Scale-Up Configurator

With deep hardware integration with QuantaStor, Supermicro offers the broadest product portfolio that provides customers more flexibility to choose ones that fit their needs best. Together with OSNEXUS, we deliver a unified file, block, and object storage solution that not only simplifies the cluster management at scale but reduces the total cost of ownership.

Supermicro-QuantaStor Scale-out Storage Cluster – SAN/NAS & S3

Supermicro-QuantaStor Scale-up Storage Cluster – SAN/NAS

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Certified Servers and JBODs for Supermicro-OSNEXUS Reference Architecture


ImageServer SKUDescription
AS -1125HS-TNRAS -1125HS-TNR1U H13 8x 2.5” Hyper A+ All-flash Server
SYS-221H-TNRSYS-221H-TNR2U X13 16x 2.5” Hyper All-flash Server
SSG-121E-NES24RSSG-121E-NES24R1U X13 All flash E1.S Petascale Storage Server
AS -2114S-WN24RTAS -2114S-WN24RT2U H12 single-processor 24-NVMe A+ WIO Server
AS -1114S-WN10RTAS -1114S-WN10RT1U H12 single-processor 10-NVMe A+ WIO Server
SYS-220BT-DNTRSYS-220BT-DNTR2U X12 2-node BigTwin®
SYS-220BT-HNTRSYS-220BT-HNTR2U X12 4-node BigTwin®
SSG-640SP-E1CR60SSG-640SP-E1CR604U X12 1-node 60-bay top-loading SuperStorage


ImageHeadnode Server SKUDescription
SYS-121C-TN10RSYS-121C-TN10R1U X13 10x 2.5" CloudDC SuperServer
SYS-120H-TNRSYS-120H-TNR1U X12 8x 2.5" Hyper SuperServer
SYS-120C-TN10RSYS-120C-TN10R1U X12 10x 2.5" CloudDC SuperServer
SYS-620C-TN12RSYS-620C-TN12R2U X12 12x 3.5" CloudDC SuperServer
SYS-610U-TNRSYS-610U-TNR1U X12 4x 3.5" Ultra SuperServer
SYS-620U-TNRSYS-620U-TNR2U X12 12x 3.5" Ultra SuperServer
SSG-640SP-DE2CR60SSG-640SP-DE2CR604U X12 2-node 60-bay top-loading SuperStorage with Enterprise High Availability (SBB) Architecture, shared storage, fully redundant
SSG-640SP-DE2CR90SSG-640SP-DE2CR904U X12 2-node 90-bay top-loading SuperStorage with Enterprise High Availability (SBB) Architecture, shared storage, fully redundant
ImageJBOD SKUDescription
CSE-947HE2C-R2K05JBODCSE-947HE2C-R2K05JBOD4U 90-bay top-loading JBOD with dual-path enclosure
CSE-947SE2C-R1K66JBODCSE-947SE2C-R1K66JBOD4U 60-bay top-loading JBOD with dual-path enclosure
CSE-946SE2C-R1K66JBODCSE-946SE2C-R1K66JBOD4U 60-bay top-loading JBOD
CSE-847E2C-R1K23JBODCSE-847E2C-R1K23JBOD4U 44x 3.5" double-sided JBOD
CSE-216BE2C-R609JBODCSE-216BE2C-R609JBOD2U 24x 2.5" JBOD
CSE-846BE2C-R1K03JBODCSE-846BE2C-R1K03JBOD4U 24x 3.5" JBOD
CSE-826 Series JBODCSE-826BE2C-R609JBOD2U 12x 3.5" JBOD

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