QuantaVault JB4242

Versatile Hybrid Disk Expansion Enclosure

  • Hybrid Architecture For Tiered Storage
  • Support IPMI Remote Management
  • Cost-Effective Redundant System Tailored for SMB and Enterprise
  • High Reliability, Serviceability, Availability

Versatile Hybrid Disk Expansion Enclosure

With high density, high scalability, and cost-effective CAPEX, the QuantaVault JB4242 is an external disk expansion unit which carries 24 hot-swappable 3.5”/2.5” 12Gb SASIII/ 6GB SATAIII HDDs/ SSDs and 8 hot-swappable 2.5” 12Gb SASIII/6Gb SATA III SSDs. JB4242 can be shared by up to four servers simultaneously via four external mini-SAS HD ports. The system comes with hot-swappable, redundant components like power supplies, system FANs, SAS interface modules and SSD modules. The JB4242 is perfectly tailored for enterprises and SMBs that are seeking outstanding throughout and IOPS performance in a compact form factor size.

Flexible Hybrid Storage Structure

JB4242 supports 24 hot-swappable 3.5"/2.5", 12Gb SASIII/6Gb SATAIII, HDDs/SSDs and 8 hot-swappable 2.5" 12Gb SASIII/6Gb SATAIII SSDs in a 4U enclosure. The “24+8” hybrid architecture allows the system to increase its IOPS and throughput performances while maintaining high storage capacity, with up to 240TB of storage capacity and 16TB cache pool. Users can configure various disk options to address their unique needs and performance requirements.

Remote Management

The JB4242 supports remote management via RJ45 port and IPMI function. The remote management feature allows users to monitor and manage the JBOD through QSM (Quanta System Manager) and QJM (Quanta JBOD Manager) anytime, anywhere.

Reliability & High Availability

QuantaVault JB4242 supports high-efficiency redundant power supplies, hot-swappable system FANs, and dual SAS interface modules to ensure system availability and continuous business in mission-critical enterprise storage environments.

  • BSMI--Taiwan--EMISafety
  • CB-EU
  • CCC-China
  • CE-EU
  • Microsoft Windows  2012 R2
  • cUL (Canada) (Safety)
  • EAC
  • FCC-ClassA-US
  • RHEL-5.10RHEL6.5RHEL7.0
  • RoHS
  • VCCI-classA-Japan この装置は、クラスA情報技術装置です。この装置を家庭環境で使用すると電波妨害を引き起こすことがあります。この場合には使用者が適切な対策を講ずるよう要求されることがあります
Form Factor
Form Factor
w/o Cable ARM
17.6" x 6.86" x 21.13"
447 x 174.4 x 536.7 (mm)
w/o HDD
21kg(46.3 Ibs)
44kg (97 Ibs)
Controller Module
Controller Module
(2) Hot-swappable SAS Interface Modules (SIM)
External I/O Ports
External I/O Ports
(4) 12Gb/s mini-SAS HD ports per SIM
HDD Number
Storage type
2.5" Hot Plug
3.5" Hot Plug
(24) 3.5" or 2.5" hot-plug SASIII/SATAIII HDD/SSDs
(8) 2.5" hot-plug SASIII/SATAIII SSDs (optional)
Management Port
Management Port
(1) Mini USB management port
(1) RJ45 remote management port
Expansion Support
Expansion Support
Scalable up to (48) hard drives in cascading (1) JB4242
Power Supply
Power Supply
500W Redundant Power Supply, 100-240VAC, Platinum
Cooling Fans
(3) Dual rotor System fans (5+1 redundant)
(2) Dual rotor fans for SSD module (3+1 redundant)
LED Indicators
LED Indicators
Front Panel: System Power LED, System ID LED, System Status LED
SIM Module: SIM status LED, SIM ID LED, mini-SAS HD Port Status LED, mini-SAS HD Activity LED
Operating Environment
Operating Environment
Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Non-operating temperature -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F)
Operating relative humidity 20% to 85%RH.
Non-operating relative humidity 10% to 90%RH
SHI International Corp. - Reseller / System Integrator

290 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ, 08873 USA


Phone 732-868-8724

Toll-Free 888-764-8888