HURRICANE S1U401-SHS – 1U Rugged Rack Mount

1U Rugged Rack Mount “Flash Server” with Hardware Encrypted RAID, Dual Removable NAS Cartridges, 12x/24x 1 Gigabit Ethernet, and 10G/40G Ethernet Ports

The S1U401-MD “Cyclone” is a unique ultra-rugged, 1U rack-mount, lightweight multi-domain server system designed for military/defense/aerospace networks. It provides the highest level of workstation performance possible in a fully ruggedized, convection-cooled system, with server-class performance, exceptional I/O capabilities and prodigious removable storage.



  • Single-socket Intel® Xeon® server in 1U rack-mount form factor
  • Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 with up to 18 Cores and 36 virtual machines
    • Up to 256 GB of DDR4 memory at 2133 MTS with ECC
    • Dual 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet (copper) ports
    • Optional fixed M.2 or mSATA for OS boot (optional encrypt/Secure Erase/Write Protect)
    • Four removable 2.5″ SAS/SATA NAS SSDs each with twist latch (optional encrypt/Secure Erase/Write Protect )
    • Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x/VT-d2) and Trusted Execution Technology (TXT)
    • Push/pull fans with automated temp control or optional BMC management and remote admin

  • Storage on 4x encrypted/removable SSD drives (SAS-3/SATA III/NVMe)
  • 2x removable encrypted RAID cartridges, 16 SSDs tot.
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50; SED/OPAL, FIPS-197, FIPS-140-2
  • Four USB 3.0 ports
  • One 1 Gigabit Ethernet service port for programming / remote query
  • One HDMI/DVI-I console video port up to 1920 x 1080 (no audio)
  • 16 MB flash BIOS
    • optional Write Protect/Secure Erase and battery-less operation
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) with field-replaceable battery
  • Platform Module (TPM) 2.0, secure operation and cryptokey root of trust
  • Optional dual SAM I/O™ or mSATA sites for storage or PCIe-Mini expansion with flexible 21-pin connector

  • Twelve 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports (copper); optional twelve additional 1 Gigabit ports (24 total)
  • Two 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet ports via QSFP+ (copper; optional fiber: single/multi-mode)
  • One Gigabit Ethernet service port with TCP/IP offloading for system management

  • Storage via four encrypted and removable 2.5-in/15mm SSD flash drives plus removable dual 8-drive cartridges
  • Dual cartridge sub-system supports:
    • 64 PCIe Gen 3 lanes, or
    • 16 SAS-3 / SATA III lanes for max speed
  • Dual cartridges allow redundancy, maximum storage, or fault tolerance

  • RAID options handle:
    • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50, Custom
    • Intel RSTe software RAID via Xeon® processor/PCH
    • Hardware RAID encryption/decryption on-the-fly
    • Hardware RAID with software encryption/key storage for self-encrypting drives (SED)
  • Each Cartridge accommodates:
    • Eight Gen 3 SAS / SATA / NVMe (PCIe) SSDs
    • NVMe flash drives use PCIe bus for ultimate speed and lowest latency
    • Two x16 PCIe Gen 3 or two x4 SAS-3 / SATA III lanes
    • Standard, Self-Encrypting (SED), or hybrid drives (SSD or HDD)
    • Zeroize (“sanitize”) capability