Mass storage and flexibility in 2U and additional OS Kernal Disk
RS520-E8-RS12-E is equipped with 12 SAS/SATA 3.5-inch disk drive bays. The hot-swappable design provides non-stop high availability, making short work of maintenance. RS520-E8-RS12-E also offers great freedom when it comes to the choice of operating system drive type and placement, with M.2 slot available, and two hot-swappable 2.5-inch SSD bays.
Effective cooling with Rack-optimized design
RS520-E8-RS12-E offers excellent thermal solution, heat dissipation and energy savings. It’s even possible to adjust the fan speed manually, so you have flexible control to meet different working environment. Advanced air-ducting technology and high efficiency 2U heat sink allows RS520-E8-RS12-E to work at high operating temperature.
RS520-E8-RS12-E has support for the ASUS RAID/HBA card equip with LSI 2208, providing a simple and cost effective path for SAS/SATA storage upgrade and full function RAID and cache vault for data protection.
RS520-E8-RS12-E has high expandability with 3+1 expansion ports in a configuration: that means one PCI-E Gen3x16 slot, one PCI-E Gen3x8 slot, plus one PCI-E Gen3x8 slot OCP Mezzanine card for OCP such as the OCP 10Gbit/s LAN card. This flexible expansion offers diverse applications in storage and networking to meeting the demands of future expansion.
Premium components for premium efficiency
RS520-E8-RS12-E benefits from premium components hand-chosen and carefully arranged by ASUS engineers to provide premium efficiency. With ASUS Beat Thermal Chokes, Dr. MOS and 1+1 Redundant 770W 80PLUS Gold Power Supply, it delivers great durability and up to 94% power efficiency. The 1+1 Redundant 770W 80PLUS Gold Power Supply design allows the server to keep working even if one power supply requires maintenance, enabling uninterrupted operation. RS520-E8-RS12-E has durable 12k solid capacitors that are able to withstand up to 12,000 hours of high ambient temperatures. These 12K capacitors also boast lower equivalent series resistance (ESR) for increased efficiency and minimal heat generation.
Easy Diagnostic and Deployment
RS520-E8-RS12-E has a built-in Q-code/port 80 LED display panel for simple monitoring of the entire boot process, from the early hardware-awakening stages to the launch of the operating system and beyond. A bright power lamp on the rear lets you check the server’s status instantly. RS520-E8-RS12-E also benefits from an exclusive tool-less rail kit design, easing deployment for systems administrators for increased efficiency.
User friendly design
The server also carries an asset tag for fast identification. RS520-E8-RS12-E also offers great freedom when it comes to the choice of operating system drive type and placement, with both M.2 slot for independent OS available.
Complete Remote Server Management
With the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) 2.0-compliant ASMB8-iKVM module in RS520-E8-RS12-E, and you’ll be able to monitor, control and manage the server remotely. ASUS Server Web-based Management (ASWM) Enterprise has a simple and intuitive web-based graphical user interface. Save time and effort by flashing the BIOS remotely, use the new screen-recording function for quick and easy trouble-shooting and exploit the many efficiency benefits of one-to-many centralized management afforded by ASWM Enterprise.