2U Storage Server for Enterprise Applications RS520-E6/RS8 is leading in computing power with support of the Intel® Xeon® 5500 series processor platform and total 12-DIMM memory capacity for computing-intensive applications. With 8 HDDs and versatile features, the RS520-E6/RS8 is ideal for storage server use. Shop Modal header 2U Storage Server for Enterprise ApplicationsMass Storage Capacity & Complete RAID SolutionRS520-E6/RS8 has eight 3.5” hot-swap HDD bays to support SATA or SAS HDDs, meeting the demand of mass storage. The hot-swap design is reliable for 7x24 non-stop services. With ASUS optional PIKE upgrade kit, the server is able to provide flexible RAID choices.Flexible I/O Expansion ChoicesCatering to different demands of users, RS520-E6/RS8 is equipped with three PCI-Express expansion slots, two of which support Full-Height/Full-Length PCI-E G2 card.High Availability for Mission Critical Enterprise applicationsThe RS520-E6/RS8 is built with hot-swap 1+1 redundant power supply to provide better reliability and eliminate the risk of downtime caused by power supply. In addition, the HDD bays are also hot-swappable for easy maintenance. Power-saving SolutionWith 80+ PFC high efficiency power supply, RS520-E6/RS8 is able to reduce the power loss and power consumption, and save power bill for users, which can be a large deal for 7x24 hour non-stop servers. The EPU (Energy Processing Unit) engine will provide optimal and effective CPU power management.Virtualization SupportThe onboard vertical USB connector for VMware ESXi supports virtualization application in RS520-E6/RS8. Virtualization not only improves the server’s utility rate and manageability, but also reduces TCO for customers.Real-time and Out-of-band Server ManagementThe optional ASMB4-iKVM module offers real-time web-based management and remote system control (KVM-over-IP) with a single local computer.