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The 2U Stornado design can significantly improve performance over HDD, offers cooler running temperatures, and decreased power draw.

Engineered for Performance

This all-flash server is designed to deliver redundancy and reliability while quickly moving massive amounts of data.

The 32-bay all-flash storage server offers low-latency performance that is affordable for all industries. With the Stornado's smaller form factor, you'll achieve greater densities, best performance and fast access to your data while saving energy costs due to a decreased power draw.

Stornado Hardware Features:

  • Half the Height / Double the Density (32 bays)
  • Front Loaded SSD Drive Insertion and Removal Mechanism
  • Ejection rod labelling for easy drive location
  • Removeable boot-drive bracket for easy access
  • SATA Drives Now, NVME Drives Coming Soon
  • Completely toolless


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.


This ultra-dense 2U storage server offers easy storage scalability. Scale your SSD storage by simply adding more SSDs into a single unit or adding units as separate servers or part of a cluster.


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 4210
Intel Xeon Silver 4216
Intel Xeon Gold 6230R
  CPU Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
  CPU Frequency 10 Core 2.2 (Base) / 3.2 (Turbo) GHz
16 Core 2.1 (Base) / 3.2 (Turbo) GHz
16 Core 2.1 (Base) / 2.7 (Turbo) GHz
26-Core 2.1 (Base) / 4.0 (Turbo) GHz
Memory System Memory Starting at 16GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM Starting at 16GB 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 Intel Based: X11SPL
AMD Based: H11SSL
Intel Based: X11SPL
Power Redundant Power Supply Unit 1U 800W 2N Redundant
Storage Drive Bays 32
  Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 243.2TB
( * using 7.6 TB Drives )
  Hot Swappable Drive Yes
PCIe PCIe Expansion Intel Based Mobo:
2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16 slot)
4 PCI-E 3.0 x8
1 PCI-E 3.0 x4 (in x8 slot)

AMD Based Mobo:
3 PCI-E 3.0 x16
3 PCI-E 3.0 x8
Performance Random 4k IO/s 728000 (Write)
732000 (Read)
Network Ports 1Gbe LAN Port Dual 1Gbe on board Dual 1Gbe on board
  10Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (RJ45 or SFP+) Optional NIC (RJ45 or SFP+)
  25Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (SFP28) Optional NIC (SFP28)
  40Gbe NIC Option Optional NIC (QSFP+) Optional NIC (QSFP+)
Chassis Form Factor (RU) 2U
  Dimensions 23.000"L x 17.125" W x 3.500"H
  Weight 37 LBS