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G-Technology G-RACK 12
High-Performance, Centralized Storage for Media and Entertainment Workflows

G-Technology G-RACK 12

G-Technology Products
G-RACK 12 Servers
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 48TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04920
Our Price: $16,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 72TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04921
Our Price: $22,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 96TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04922
Our Price: $27,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 120TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04923
Our Price: $32,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 144TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G06003
Our Price: $36,999.95

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G-RACK 12 DescriptionOverview:

G-RACK 12 is the high-performing, Network-Attached Storage (NAS) solution that streamlines demanding media and entertainment workflows.

G-RACK 12 Network-Attached Storage (NAS) delivers the ultimate in highperformance, centralized storage for small-to-medium size post-production houses, TV/broadcast studios, ad agencies and in-house creative departments that use Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X or Avid Media Composer, and other popular creative applications.

G-RACK 12 brings G-Technology’s reliability, scalability, and studio-friendly technology to centralized storage. Streamline demanding media and entertainment workflows of 4K and above with a flexible 12-Bay server offering up to 144TB; integration with popular non-linear editing (NLE) suites; the latest BTRfs file system for better data management; and up to 600TB of usable storage with the addition of G-RACK EXP Expansion Chassis units.1

G-RACK 12 is designed to work as a high-capacity storage resource for popular Media Asset Management (MAM) / Digital Asset Management (DAM) applications running on Windows or Mac OS servers. G-RACK 12 becomes an available storage resource via multiple network protocols including SMB, NFS, AFP, as well as utilizing iSCSI if needed. Pairing MAM/DAM applications with G-RACK 12 storage delivers a high-performance asset management solution.

G-RACK 12 is the only centralized storage platform that combines:

  • High-performance NetworkAttached Storage (NAS)
  • Scalable 12-Bay server from 48TB to 144TB capacities
  • Ultra-reliable Enterprise-class HGST hard drives
  • G-Technology developed NAS OS with easy to use interface
  • Advanced BTRfs file system for reliable data protection
  • iSCSI support for simplified shared storage management
  • Integration with top non-linear editing suites
  • Supports a full range of networking protocols including: AFP, SMB, CIFS, NFS, FTP, SSH, and iSCSI
  • Optional 48TB, 72TB, 96TB, 120TB or 144TB Expansion Chassis
  • Future-friendly platform for software add-ons
  • 5-Year limited warranty

1 600TB of usable storage achieved with one G-RACK 12 144TB server plus four G-RACK EXP 144TB Expansion Chassis units. RAID sets are limited to 28 drives.

Features:


High-performance NAS
High-performance NAS

Integration with Top NLE Suites
Integration with Top NLE Suites

iSCSI Support
iSCSI Support

User-friendly Gui
User-friendly Gui

Ultra reliable, Enterprise-class Hard Drives
Ultra reliable, Enterprise-class 
Hard Drives

Up to 144TB of Storage
Up to 144TB of Storage


High-performance Network-Attached Storage (NAS) for post-production teams

With Enterprise-class hard drives for enhanced reliability and a trusted 5-year limited warranty, the G-RACK 12 is the ultimate network storage solution for small-to-medium size post-production houses, TV/broadcast studios, ad agencies, and in-house creative departments working with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, and/or other creative applications.

Designed To Fit Your Business Needs

G-RACK 12 is designed to work as a high-capacity storage resource for popular Media Asset Management (MAM) / Digital Asset Management (DAM) applications running on Windows or macOS servers. G-RACK 12 becomes an available storage resource via multiple network protocols including SMB, NFS, AFP, FTP, and RSYNC, as well as utilizing iSCSI if needed.

Ultra-scalable and reliable 12-bay storage

G-RACK 12 utilizes outstanding hardware features like Intel Xeon processors, enterprise-class hard disks, and high-speed networking. Paired with our own customized operating system software, incorporating the latest stable Linux kernel and powerful BTRFs file system, G-RACK 12 is a turnkey, fully-operational network storage solution.

5-Year Limited Warranty

G-RACK 12 is backed by a standard 3-Year limited warranty and unlimited free technical support by representatives experienced with the latest content creation applications.

Format:

Optimized for demanding workflows

G-RACK 12 helps to streamline demanding 4K, 8K and VR post-production workflows, offering high-performance, efficiency and scalability for media and entertainment needs.

Optimized for demanding workflows

Specifications:


G-RACK 12 Specifications
Hard Disk Drive Bays 12
Drive 3.5" HGST Enterprise-class Drives
RAW Capacities 48TB, 72TB, 96TB, 120TB, 144TB
Usable Capacities (RAID 6) 40TB, 60TB, 80TB, 100TB, 120TB
Data Transfer Rate Up to 2000MB/s
RAID User-configurable to RAID 5 or RAID 6 (Install wizard defaults to RAID 6)
Processors Dual Intel Xeon E5 Haswell V3 6-Core (12 Cores Total)
Physical Memory 128GB
Network Ports1 4x 10GbE
Host Bus Adapter 2x 12Gbs mini-SAS ports
Power Supply Dual 920W PSU (redundant)
System G-RACK 12
Avg Standby (Watts) 14W
Peak Boot-up (Watts) 286W
Avg 100% Load of HDD fio stress test (Watts) 205W
Avg Idle (Watts) 184W
OS Drives 2x 1TB Rear Mounted 2.5" HDDs (mirrored)
Fans 3x 8cm Hot-Swap redundant PWM cooling fans
Size (LxWxH) 3.5” x 19” x 25.6” (89 x 490 x 648mm)
Weight 53lbs (24kg)
System Requirements macOS 10.10+
Windows 10, 8.1, 7
Box Contents G-RACK 12 server including 12 bays with internal hard drives
(2) Power cords
(2) Bezel locking Keys
Front bezel
Rack rail kit
Rail kit adapter
Hardware QSG
Software QSG
5-Year limited warranty
Retail Packaging (LxWxH) 14.19” x 26.5” x 34.56” (360 x 673 x 877.8 mm)

1 Optional network adapters available

Compare:


Product Thunderbolt USB FireWire eSATA mini-SAS RAID Enabled ev Series Enterprise-class1 HDD NAS
G-RACK 12            
G-RACK 12 EXP            

1 Used in extreme “enterprise” environments such as multiuser computer systems, server applications, and tiered storage arrays.

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Support Services:

Ensure the Availability of your Network Storage with G-Technology Support Services

Ensuring the availability of your G-RACK 12 device is a critical part of your data protection strategy. G-Technology has made selecting and obtaining the best level of support for the entire life of the product easy and affordable. Getting your support plan from G-Technology ensures dependable delivery of results and lower total cost of ownership. Service plans for your G-RACK 12 devices are offered at different levels to best meet your needs.

  • Warranty Support – Included with each G-RACK 12 purchased and is geared toward customers seeking a simple support solution. During the warranty period, it includes access to global technical support during local business hours by phone or email.

In addition to Warranty Support, we have enhanced support plans: Silver, Gold and Platinum available in 1, 3 or 5 year terms

  • Silver – Includes software support and maintenance releases. Included for the 1st year from date of purchase of your G-RACK 12 or G-RACK 12 EXP.
  • Gold – Includes everything in the Silver plan, plus 24 x 7 x 365 access to global technical support, next business day and on-site hardware replacement.
  • Platinum – Includes everything in the Gold plan, plus same day hardware replacement within 4 hours1.

NOTE: The support tier you select must be purchased for both your G-RACK 12 and G-RACK 12 Expansion units.

Highlights:

  • Choice of three support plans: Silver, Gold and Platinum
  • Proven storage expertise for timely resolution of issues
  • Gold and Platinum levels offer 24 x 7 x 365 access to Technical Support engineers to ensure your system is up and running
  • Access to G-Technology Support for product documentation, How-to’s and FAQ’s
  • Next-business-day (NBD) or 4 hour* hardware delivery, depending on tier
    *Not available in all locations – restrictions apply1
  • On-site parts replacement (Gold/ Platinum)
  • Contact your reseller for pricing info

Additional Service Options

The following options are available for purchase with all service tiers listed above. It may also be purchased for systems covered only by warranty:

  • Remote Installation – G-Technology’s remote installation provides customers an engineer who will assist with the installation and configuration of the G-RACK 12 remotely.
  • No-Return Service – This service offering provides customers with the option to receive replacement HDD(s) part without having to return the defective HDD(s).

Technical Support

Gold and Platinum customers have access to our technical support engineers 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Warranty Support and Silver customers may access support from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm local time daily, Monday through Friday. All G-Technology support engineers are experienced in providing support to small post-production houses and critical storage environments. G-Technology has implemented an innovative process and CRM infrastructure that enables expedited routing of cases to the appropriate expert based on the customer and subject matter. This efficient handling of cases results in reducing time to resolution and minimizes customer impact.

Software Maintenance and Feature Releases

Minor software maintenance releases are included for support levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. However, major software releases are available for purchase separately.

Hardware Repair and Replacement

G-Technology hardware replacement options provide a cost-effective and predictable service to meet customer hardware support requirements. Requests for next-business-day (NBD) hardware replacement can be made 24 x 7 x 365. Our Platinum plan offers replacement of critical hardware parts on the same day, within 4 hours of Return Material Authorization (RMA) initiation. Requests for 4-hour hardware replacement can be made 24 x 7 x 365 (not available in all locations – restrictions apply1 ). A qualified G-Technology field service technician will perform all parts replacements on-site.

Support Plans at a glance:

Service Features Silver Gold Platinum
Global Technical Support 9 am to 5 pm local time M-F 24 x 7 x 365 24 x 7 x 365
Software Maintenance
Hardware Delivery2 Next Business Day1 Next Business Day1 Same day (4 hours)1
On-site parts replacement   Next Business Day1 Same day (4 hours)1
No-Return Option Available for purchase
Feature Releases Available for purchase

1 Not available in all locations. Contact your G-Technology representative for availability of Next Business Day and Same Day parts replacement delivery services.
2 Hardware Delivery: If a Support Plan is not purchased or has lapsed then the user will fall under the guidelines of the G-Technology Limited Warranty Statement for parts replacement.

Documentation:

Download the G-Technology G-RACK 12 Datasheet (.PDF)

Download the G-Technology G-RACK 12 Support Services Datasheet (.PDF)

Pricing Notes:

G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 48TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04920
Our Price: $16,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 72TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04921
Our Price: $22,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 96TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04922
Our Price: $27,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 120TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G04923
Our Price: $32,999.95
G-RACK 12 128GB RAM 4x10GbE NIC - 144TB
12 Bay, Rackmount, Network Attached Storage Solution; Quad 10GbE, 128GB RAM, Dual 6-Core Intel Xeon Processors; 1 Year Silver Support included
#0G06003
Our Price: $36,999.95
G-RACK 12 Spare Module Drive - 4TB
#0G04938
Our Price: $299.95
G-RACK 12 Spare Module Drive - 6TB
#0G04939
Our Price: $399.95
G-RACK 12 Spare Module Drive - 8TB
#0G04940
Our Price: $549.95
G-RACK 12 Spare Module Drive - 10TB
#0G04941
Our Price: $699.95
G-RACK 12 Spare Module Drive - 12TB
#0G06007
Our Price: $899.95
Silver Service Warranty
1 Year Silver Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00191
Our Price: $699.95
3 Years Silver Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00194
Our Price: $2,599.95
5 Years Silver Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00197
Our Price: $3,999.95
Gold Service Warranty
1 Year Gold Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00189
Our Price: $2,999.95
3 Years Gold Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00192
Our Price: $6,999.95
5 Years Gold Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00195
Our Price: $10,999.95
Platinum Service Warranty
1 Year Platinum Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00190
Our Price: $3,999.95
3 Years Platinum Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00193
Our Price: $8,999.95
5 Years Platinum Service Warranty for G-RACK 12
#HS00196
Our Price: $13,999.95
G-RACK 12 2x10Gbe NIC SFP+
#0G05189
Our Price: $499.95
G-RACK 12 FRU 2x10GbE NIC
#0G04955
Our Price: $549.95
G-RACK 12 FRU Spare Parts Kit Main
#0G04933
Our Price: $749.95