QuantaVault JB4242

QuantaVault JB4242Versatile Hybrid Disk Expansion EnclosureWith 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.

QuantaVault JB4242

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.

Form Factor
Form Factor 4U


w/o Cable ARM 17.6" x 7.56" x 21.13"


w/o HDD 21kg(46.3 Ibs)
w HDD 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 24
Storage type 2.5" Hot Plug
3.5" Hot Plug
Options (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

Datasheet 2
Title Version Date Size
QCT Product Portfolio v9.1 2017/02/03 5.10 MB
JB4242_DS v20160322 2016/12/05 169 KB
FRU Part List 1
Title Version Date Size
JB4242 FRU List v1 2016/03/30 376 KB
Safety information 4
Title Version Date Size
Safety Information_EN for UL 2014/06/18 295 KB
Safety Information_French for CUL 2014/06/18 404 KB
Safety Information_Simplify Chinese for CCC 2014/06/18 756 KB
Safety Information_Tranditional Chinese for BSMI 2014/06/18 619 KB
User manual 2
Title Version Date Size
Expander Firmware Update SOP v1.0 2016/05/19 5.72 MB
JB4242-UG 1.0 2016/05/04 2.61 MB
Expander 3
Title Version Date Size
JB4242 12G-EXPANDER Expander 1.06 2016/05/05 1.30 MB
JB4242 12G-EXPANDER Expander 1.04 2016/03/30 1.30 MB
JB4242 12G-EXPANDER Expander 0.6 2016/01/28 2.69 MB
Management 4
Title Version Date Size
JB4242 QCT Management Linux version 1.0.22 2017/01/18 10.54 MB
JB4242 QCT Management Windows version 1.17 2017/01/18 4.34 MB
JB4242 QCT Management Windows version 1.14 2016/05/05 3.79 MB
JB4242 QCT Management Linux version 1.0.17 2016/03/28 9.68 MB

QuantaVault JB4242

QuantaVault JB4602
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    
  • $AUD $4,200.00

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