E8 Storage Software

E8 Storage award-winning and patented software is available as a software only
product that can be installed on industry standard servers with NVMe drives.

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High Performance Software Defined Storage

E8 Storage software was designed for industry standard hardware, and can be deployed on most NVMe capable servers without compromising on performance, manageability or reliability.

Customers have the flexibility to install single, dual or multiple servers with E8 Controller software for scalable capacity and performance.

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Recommended Hardware

E8 Storage Software supports all-NVMe servers from leading vendors.  Please contact us if you would like support for a vendor or model that isn’t listed below.

Chassis
  • Dell-EMC PowerEdge R740xd, R640
  • Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630
  • HP Proliant DL360/DL380 Gen10
  • Supermicro NVMe Platforms
  • QCT QuantaGrid and QuantaPlex NVMe Servers
CPU Type & Quantity
  • Intel® Xeon® Silver Processor or better, at
    least 8C / 2.0GHz per CPU, dual CPU

    Recommended: Intel® Xeon® Silver 4116T Processor, dual CPU
Memory
  • Minimum 32GB RAM
    Recommended: 64GB RAM or above
SSDs
  • 6 or more NVMe U.2 SSDs
    Recommended: 10-24 x NVMe U.2
    hot-swappable form factor
Boot Drive
  • 128GB SSDs
    Recommended: 2 x 128GB M.2 SSDs
    with RAID-1
RDMA Enabled Network Adaptor
  • 2 x 40GbE Ports
  • 2 x 56Gb/s InfiniBand Ports
    Recommended: 2 x 100GbE, Mellanox ConnectX®-4 EN or better;
    2 x 100Gb/s IB, Mellanox ConnectX®-4 VPI or better