What does: Up to 288TB capacity in only 4U , each HDD with 2x 1Gb/s LAN Interface , no SAS/SATA controller required, only 29.5” depth for 40” racks, and being the first European chassis designed around the Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform get you? The Datacentre ICT Storage Hardware Product of the Year DCS Award …that’s what.

Sebastian Nölting or Rausch receiving the award
The Rausch Big Foot Object Storage box

Congratulations to Cloud Builder Alliance partner Rausch Netzwerktechnik GmbH for taking the Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform to a whole new level. “BigFoot Object Storage solution (pictured) offers data centers increased packing density – providing more storage in less space. In addition, the Kinetic Open Storage Platform significantly reduces the cost and complexity of object storage platforms by reducing a tier of physical storage servers and protocol conversions.” Rausch’s Big Foot is the latest in a line of systems designed on the Kinetic platform.


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