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A shared storage server, for growing video teams.

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  • UP TO SIXTEEN 10G/1G

    Direct Connections

  • REMOTE ACCESS

    For Growing Teams

  • 80TB-240TB RAW

    Storage Capacity

  • 2x EXPANDABILITY

    Add Up to 1 JBODs

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CONNECTIVITY

Plug & play, no switch required

The OWC Jellyfish Tower shared storage server can be used with or without a switch. Users can connect directly into one of up to 16 onboard 1GbE or 10GbE ports, or add a switch for additional expansion.

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STORAGE

5 capacity points to choose with and room to grow

The OWC Jellyfish Tower is listed with a raw capacity number and a Working Space number. Working Space is what’s actually available for storage after RAID, performance buffers, and overhead are applied.

Working Space

Number of Expansions

PERFORMANCE

Ready for 4K, 8K, and beyond

If you need to go fast but don’t have a server room and IT support, the OWC Jellyfish Tower was built for you and your team. Massive bandwidth means smooth playback in hi-res and multicam, and the ability to ingest while editing.

Number of Expansions

SETUP & SOFTWARE

lumaforge jellyfish setup guide software

SETUP IS SIMPLE

The OWC Jellyfish Tower shared storage server was designed to be unboxed and up and running in under 30 minutes with no prior networking experience required. You will be guided through each step of the setup online, and if you need additional help our support team is only a phone call away.

Jellyfish Media Engine i Mac

OWC JELLYFISH MEDIA ENGINE

Leverage the processing power of your OWC Jellyfish to generate proxies for your offline or remote workflows. Access those proxies locally or remotely and link them to your project. Switch to proxy mode in your editing software and enjoy smooth playback no matter your connection speed. OWC Jellyfish Media Engine comes free with your OWC Jellyfish purchase to provide your team with an extra level of flexibility.

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lumaforge jellyfish manager menu on imac computer

OWC JELLYFISH MANAGER

If you HAVE NEVER had to manage a server before, we designed the OWC Jellyfish Manager for you. If you HAVE managed a server before, you’ll wonder why they all weren’t this easy and intuitive.

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lumaforge jellyfish connect app preview on imac computer

OWC JELLYFISH CONNECT

We’ve made connecting your Mac to the OWC Jellyfish Tower easier than ever with our patented OWC Jellyfish Connect app for macOS. Just open the app on your computer and get right to work.

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operating systems compatible with the lumaforge jellyfish

OS COMPATIBILITY

The OWC Jellyfish Tower shared storage server is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems and supports a mixed hardware / software environment.

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NLE COMPATIBILITY

Work in the NLE, DAW, or VFX software of your choosing, or use them all. Our engineers work closely with Apple, Adobe, and Blackmagic to ensure seamless workflows between your favorite apps.

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VIDEOS

DEEP SPECS

USERS & CONNECTIVITY

MAXIMUM DIRECT CONNECTIONS

16

SWITCH REQUIRED

No

BASE CONFIG.

256GB DDR4 RAM

2TB Read Cache SSD

4TB Dedicated Project/Cache NVMe Pool

2 x 10GbE RJ45 Ports

CONNECTION UPGRADES

ADD 1GbE

ADD 10GbE [RJ45 // SFP+]

ADD 25GbE [QSFP]

STORAGE

AVAILABLE CAPACITY

80TB, 120TB, 106TB, 200TB, 240TB

USABLE STORAGE SIZE

53TB, 79TB, 106TB, 132TB, 159TB

EXPANDABILITY

Add up to 2 additional OWC Jellyfish Tower expansion units anytime over the included 12G HD Mini-SAS port.

PERFORMANCE

AGGREGATE BANDWIDTH

4200MB/s Read

2400MB/s Write

PER USER SPEEDS

10GbE User - 650-1000MB/s

1GbE User - 100MB/s

DATA SECURITY

RAID PROTECTION

All OWC Jellyfish utilize ZFS RAID which adds an extra layer of protection to your data since all data and metadata are stored on your pool.

STANDARD RAID Z2

By default, the OWC Jellyfish Tower shared storage server can sustain the failure of up to 2 hard drives per 10-disk virtual device, up to a maximum simultaneous failure of 4 physical drives per pool.

BACKUP & ARCHIVE

Rsync

Snapshots

PHYSICAL SPECS

DIMENSIONS

Height 27.75 inches

Depth 27 inches

Width 11 inches

Weight ~74 lbs.

FORM FACTOR

Under Desk / Desktop

MAX NOISE LEVEL

~61 Decibels Under Heavy I/O

POWER SUPPLY

100-240V~12-6A 50-60Hz

1000 Watt

Average Power Draw: ~650W

ADDITIONAL SERVER ACCESS

IPMI

USB 3 [x4]

VGA PORT

PROTOCOL SUPPORT

SMB

NFS

FTP

SSH

MISC.

Integrated DaVinci Resolve Collaborative Database

Encryption Options Available

CALL US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CUSTOMIZING A

VIDEO WORKFLOW FOR YOUR TEAM AT 818.741.2858