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The Stornado can be deployed as a single unit or as a part of a clustered solution. This ultra-dense 4U rackmount server offers easy storage scalability and unmatched performance.

Easily scale storage by simply adding more SSDs into a single unit, or adding units as separate servers/part of a cluster.

  • Flexibile

    Available with 32 drive slots
    for up to 243TB of SSD Storage
    in a single server.

  • Massive

    Keeps all your files in one convenient, centralized location - while SSD's allow for ultra-fast access.

  • FAST

    Random Read 4k IO/s: 732000
    Random Write 4k IO/s: 728000


The Stornado is software agnostic. This server offers the freedom to run any software you choose, including Linux, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, Windows Server, and NAS software. Storinator servers will also run cluster software such as Ceph.


When you choose a 45Drives storage server you get an extremely reliable, affordable, enterprise product and a whole team to help you every step of the way. Learn More


CPU CPU Model Intel Xeon Silver 4110 Intel Xeon Gold 6230R
  CPU Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
  CPU Frequency 8-Core 2.1 (base) / 3.0 (turbo) GHz 26-Core 2.1 (base) / 4.0 (turbo) Ghz
Memory System Memory 16 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM 32 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM
  Total Memory Slots 8 8
  Memory Expandable up to 512 GB (64 GB x 8) 512 GB (64 GB x 8)
Motherboard Make SuperMicro SuperMicro
  Model X11SPL X11SPL
Power Power Supply Unit 850W ATX Standard 850W ATX Standard
  Redundant Power 1400W 2N Redundant (option) 1400W 2N Redundant (option)
Storage Drive Bays 32 32
  Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 243.2TB
( * using 7.6 TB Drives )
  Hot Swappable Drive Yes Yes
PCIe PCIe Expansion 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16 slot)
4 PCI-E 3.0 x8
1 PCI-E 3.0 x4 (in x8 slot)
2 PCI-E 3.0 x16
3 PCI-E 3.0 x8
1 PCI-E 3.0 x4 (in x8 slot)
Network Ports 1Gbe LAN Port Dual 1Gbe on board Dual 1Gbe on board
  10Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (RJ45 or SFP+)
(Included on all S45 & XL60 Models)
Optional NIC (RJ45 or SFP+)
(Included on all S45 & XL60 Models)
  25Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (SFP28) Optional NIC (SFP28)
  40Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (QSFP+) Optional NIC (QSFP+)
Chassis Form Factor (RU) 4U 4U
  Dimensions 20.000"L x 17.125" W x 7.000"H
  Weight 45 LBS (With 32 SSDs: 48 LBS)