BigFoot® Storage XXLarge: Large-scale data processing!

Look out data centres and companies: BigFoot® Storage XXLarge is coming! Whether cloud storage, user data, backup or archive, near-line or enterprise storage system, virtual tape library, medical image processing or streaming: RNT RAUSCH makes you quicker, gives you higher performance and also saves you money.

Like a weasel – but quicker!

BigFoot® Storage XXLarge ends space and performance problems as well as expensive prices in data centres. The overall storage solution only requires a small installation height and can therefore be stored cost-effectively.

Never enough data storage!

But above all, the hard drives give you values of 672TB which can be increased further through SSDs as flash storage for tiering or caching in the same system.


  • various usage scenarios are possible
  • massive, extendible storage
  • small space requirements for lower rents in data centres
  • accelerated data throughput using tiering

Software-Defined Storage (SDS) for volume that fits perfectly

Pair the BigFoot® solution with our Sasquatch® SDS solutions. With the right software from powerful hardware, we make an even more powerful overall solution that can be used for almost any purpose and exactly to individual requirements.


  • record-breaking packing density for backup and archive
  • redundant connection for even more storage possible
  • low total cost of ownership
  • wide range of applications through software-defined storage



Key features
  • 48 x SAS/SATA HDDs
  • 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA SSDs
  • 4 x 2.5” NVMe U.2 SSDs
  • 4U height
  • only 750mm deep for 1,000mm racks
  • Single socket mITX, mATX
  • Dual-Socket ATX- Board
Random access memory
  • up to 1TB DDR4 ECC Registered
  • 12 Gb/s SAS RAID Controller
  • 12 Gb/S SAS HBA
Front Panel
  • Power Switch on
  • System Reset Switch
  • Power on
  • HDD Busy
  • LAN 1 Busy
  • LAN 2 Busy
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
Drive Bays
  • 48 x 3,5″ Hot Swap HDD
  • 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB and 14TB SAS/SATA Enterprise HDDs
  • additionally 2 x 2,5″ Hot Swap Drive Bays for the operating system
  • additionally up to 6 x 2,5″ Hot Swap Drive Bays for SSD cache or tiering
  • additionally up to 4 x 2,5″ U.2 NVMe Hot Swap Drive Bays for SSD cache or tiering
  • Intel® Xeon® E5-26xxV4
  • Intel® Xeon® E3-12xxV6
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable
  • AMD® Epyc™
Remote Management
  • Supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface V2.0
Input / Output (standard)
  • dual or quad port ethernet
  • IPMI RJ45 LAN-Port
  • VGA-Port
  • dual front USB and 2 or more on the back
Input / Output (optional)
  • 10Gb/s Ethernet
  • 40Gb/s Ethernet
  • 100Gb/s Ethernet
  • Infiniband
  • Fibrechannel
  • 4U Rackmount
  • 178mm(7″) x 482mm(19″) x 750mm(29,5″) (H/W/D)
  • 1,600W 1+1 redundant power supply unit 80+ Titanium