High Storage Server

The benefits of a high storage server

A high-capacity storage server, or high storage server, is a mission-critical piece of the technology stack in business data centers today. As the volume of business information continues to grow exponentially, data center architects are looking for the largest storage server options they can find to not only handle capacity requirements today but to prepare for increased capacity in the future as well.

As a world-class provider of custom-built servers, storage and workstation solutions, Thinkmate offers a wide range of high storage server technology that provides the flexibility, performance and affordability to meet data center challenges.

High-capacity storage servers from Thinkmate

Thinkmate's custom storage servers are enterprise-ready solutions that are configured by experts in high-performance computing. Our high storage servers perfectly balance performance and capacity, with extremely competitive pricing and outstanding customer service, we ensure that our customers have the equipment they need to optimize their data centers.

Every high storage server from Thinkmate is 100% customized to the specifications of a customer. Our world-class configurator provides more customizable options than any other system builder on the web, and our shopping experience is unmatched in the industry.

Pricing and ordering a high storage server with Thinkmate is straightforward. You can choose from a number of base models based on form factor, number of drive bays available, maximum RAM and other criteria. Then you can add or substitute components such as processors, memory, network cards, hard drives and SSD drives, operating system, software and other items to configure a machine that meets your needs exactly. Pricing is completely transparent – the cost for each base model and every component is clearly listed within our configurator, and as you add or subtract items, you'll see the changes reflected in the total configured price at the top of the page.

High storage servers for RAID and JBOD expansion

Customers looking for high storage servers frequently choose our JBOD Storage Expansion options, which include enclosures and servers for RAID and JBOD expansion. These high storage servers offer dependable, high-capacity and extremely economical storage expansion, making them an ideal solution for increasing capacity on a current system. Our JBOD drives can also serve to consolidate archives and backups from a central storage server.

JBOD units from Thinkmate are available in form factors from 2U to 4U and we offer servers and chassis options that provide as many as 106 x 16TB SAS drives for an extremely high storage server.

Nearline, NAS and other storage solutions

In addition to JBOD expansion, are high storage server options include:

  • Nearline storage servers. Our STX-NL high storage servers are built to support enterprise-class nearline workloads. With HDD capacities of up to 8 TB and a choice of SATA or SAS interfaces, our nearline storage servers provide exceptional reliability, availability and serviceability along with excellent IOPS/TB.
  • Network-attached storage (NAS) servers. Our STX-NS series of network-attached servers are capacity-optimized to deliver low-cost bulk storage for vast amounts of unstructured data. These scale-out high storage servers are ideal as a cloud storage server or for moderate workloads such as 24x7 cloud data centers, content delivery networks (CDNs), replicated data environments and more. Our NAS products offer 12 and 24 bay server options all the way up to an option for a 72 bay server.

We also offer blade storage server options, rackmount servers, GPU-accelerated servers, high-density servers, tower server products and workstations with Supermicro Thunderbolt technology.

Make Thinkmate your go-to source for storage

The advantages of choosing Thinkmate for your high storage servers and other computing equipment include:

  • 100% customizability. Every machine that leaves our facilities is customized to exact specifications. With Thinkmate, you'll always have equipment that is designed to meet your exact requirements.
  • Extraordinary quality. Our high storage servers are subjected to an extensive quality control process and are tested in the harshest of conditions to make sure they can deliver the performance our customers need.
  • Unsurpassed reliability. Detailed reliability records and our own stress-testing protocols have helped us win a hard-earned reputation for reliability.
  • Competitive prices. We have the same direct relationships with suppliers as the large-scale integrators do, enabling us to offer pricing that is as good as our better than our competitors.
  • Made-in-the-USA equipment. Every Thinkmate server, storage solution or workstation is built in our state-of-the-art facilities in Massachusetts.
  • Outstanding customer service. You'll always find a live person on the other end of the phone or chat line who is dedicated to doing everything in their power to answer your question, help with configuration or get fast resolution to issues.

FAQs: What is a high storage server?

What is a high storage server?

A high storage server, or high-capacity storage server, is a computer server dedicated to storing large amounts of data and making data readily available for systems, applications and users.

What is a high-density storage server?

A high-density storage server is a storage device that can store more data in a smaller physical space. As the volume of business data continues to grow, high-density servers enable organizations to increase capacity without increasing the footprint of the data center or needing to build additional data centers.


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