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High Performance
Leverages all-flash NVMe SSDs to achieve over 3.2M IOPS in a 4-node cluster.
Supports More VMs
Supports 40+ Hyper-V VMs per node, with up to 16 nodes per cluster.
Highly Scalable
Delivers compute, networking and storage resources with near-linear scalability.
Easy to Deploy
Deploys easily with simple, out-of-the-box installation.
Easy to Manage
Includes pre-installed DataON MUST™ software for infrastructure visibility and management.

The DataON S2D family is built to optimize the full stack of Storage Spaces Direct, a feature in Windows Server 2016 and 2019. It delivers industry-leading performance for the most affordable price, providing software-defined, shared-nothing storage.

Windows Server 2016 and 2019 can be used for hyper-converged deployments, where compute and storage are both on the same cluster, simplifying configuration and reducing hardware costs.

Storage Spaces Direct can scale to up to 16 servers and over 400 drives, for up to 4 petabytes of storage per cluster. It also unlocks a new class of NVMe solid-state storage devices, for faster performance than SAS SSDs.

  • 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and NVMe Express (NVMe) – Leverages the latest technology to deliver incredible performance and responsiveness, with greater VM density.
  • Pre-configured HCI ClustersScalable to up to 16 nodes, providing expanded capacity and operational flexibility.
  • Industry-Leading Application Performance – Provides over 3.2M IOPS performance (running VM Fleet) using the all-flash NVMe SSD technology to scale IOPS-intensive workloads.
  • Breakthrough Performance and Dramatically Reduced Disk Latency Intel® Optane™ SSDs that are NVMe-based are available for the fast cache tier.
  • Hyper-V Virtualization Hosting – Supports more than 40 Hyper-V virtual machines per node with up to 16 nodes per cluster.
  • Storage and Networking with SMB3 over RDMA – Increase CPU efficiency, while delivering the lowest network latency and 2x throughput compared to TCP/IP.
  • Hyper-Converged Scalability – Delivers incremental compute, networking, and storage resources, while providing near-linear scalability. Each HCI appliance can be expanded via 12GB/s SAS JBODs.
  • Automated Out-of-the-Box Deployment – Accelerates time to deployment for Windows Server 2016 and 2019 Storage Spaces Direct and Storage Replica environments.
  • Integrated Data Protection and Guarded Fabric – Supports Windows Server 2016 and 2019 with Shielded VM and TPM 2.0 trusted attestation for security and business continuity.
ProfileAll-Flash / IOPS & Density Optimized
Form Factor2U / 4-node rack with 24x 2.5” bays
Drive Bay Config 18x NVMe U.2 + 16x SAS/SATA
Drive Bay Config 2--
Scalability4 to 16 Nodes per Cluster
Processor2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
CPU CoresDual Socket, 16 to 44 cores per node
Memory / Slots128GB to 1.0TB per DDR4 DIMMs 16 slots
Cache TierIntel® Optane™ or NVMe SSDs
Capacity TierSATA SSDs
PCIe Slot Config 11x PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe Slot Config 2--
Onboard Network Ports2x 10GbE RJ45
Networking2x 25GbE SFP28 or 2x 40/100GbE QSFP28 dual-port RDMA adapters
SoftwareDataON Must Visibility, Monitoring, and Management Tool
Max. TDP / Power140W / Dual 2130W
Dimensions3.42" H x 17.24" W x 28.86" D

S2D Family Datasheet
S2D Family Quick Reference Guide