RDX® QuikStation 4

Highly flexible removable disk array for automated data protection, disaster recovery and archiving

The Tandberg Data RDX® QuikStation™ 4 is an iSCSI network-attached removable disk  array designed to provide a flexible platform for data protection and off-site disaster recovery for physical or virtual SMB and SME environments as well as Hybrid-Cloud applications.

The RDX QuikStation 4 provides four integrated RDX drives. Combined with Tandberg Data's high capacity RDX removable media, the system offers online storage with unlimited offline storage capacity.


Key Benefits of QuikStation 4:

Versatility Ideal device for backup, archiving, data distribution and data seeding for businesses.
Network connected RDX iSCSI connectivity allows easy integration into virtual, physical or hybrid environments for versatile storage applications.
Removable Disk Storage RDX combines the benefits of disk and tape, allowing fast and secure data access with long term off-site archiving.
No Capacity Limitations Volume spanning to overcome single RDX media capacity limitation. Removability for unlimited off-site storage capacity.
Protected mode for logical volume configuration Ensures high data availability by providing fault tolerance of RDX media.
Windows® Backup Compatibility Use removable disk media with Windows Backup Utility.
Manageability Accessible from any standard web browser for user-friendly administration as well as automatic software updates.
No Media Compatibility Issues Full forward and backward compatibility to all RDX media means no data migration effort.
Desktop and Rackmount Versions The QuikStation 4 can be integrated in existing 19“-racks as well as placed on a desk for use in small office environments.
Green features for minimal power, cooling, and space requirements RDX removability means that RDX media that is not currently in use can be taken offline to minimize data center power and cooling needs.
High density 1U Form Factor packs a lot of functionality in a very small space minimizing impact on data center space requirements.
Dual Gigabit Ethernet (1GbE) ports 2 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet provides high availability network connectivity.
Bonded, active backup/failover or adaptive load balancing.
Compatible with major backup software packages Facilitates easy integration into existing data protection infrastructures. Compatible with Windows®, Linux, and Mac.
Easy to Setup and Use Start protecting data fast, no special knowledge or training required.


RDX QuikStation 4 Advantages

High Performing Network Storage
For maximum performance and resiliency, the unit provides two bonded Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports with load balancing and failover capabilities. With its groundbreaking flexibility and ease of management, the RDX QuikStation is the “Swiss Army Knife” of data protection.

Fits in various Environments
The iSCSI connectivity of RDX QuikStation enables an easy integration into physical and virtual environments and also Hybrid cloud storage architectures. Providing four RDX iSCSI targets, up to four application server can utilize their own removable disk storage device.

Overcome Capacity Limitations
By spanning RDX drives in the QuikStation together, the capacity limitation of one single RDX media volume can be extended, but still maintain all RDX benefits of removability and protection of customer’s data.

Flexible and Simple
The RDX QuikStation is designed and manufactured by Tandberg Data to be enormously flexible while being simple to setup and manage. The onboard multi-language web-based management console provides for remote configuration, control, security, and management from a standard web browser. RDX QuikStation offers automatic software updates / maintenance via the internet.


Built on RDX Removable Disk Technology

RDX Technology Features

  • Combines the advantages of disk and tape
  • Entry-level tape alternative
  • Shock-proof and static-proof media
  • Highly compatible: USB/HDD
  • Extremely easy to install and use
  • Professional reliability
  • Various media capacities from 500GB to 5TB and SSD media from 128GB to 256GB
  • Major system OEM acceptance
  • 10-year media shelf life
  • 3-year media warranty
  • Encryption capable


Form Factor 1U Rackmount or Desktop Versions
Capacity Media dependent (online): 20TB using 4 x 5TB pieces of media. Unlimited offline capacity
Data Transfer Rate Up to 200 MB/s, concurrent read/write operations
Logical Media Move Time <1 second
Network Connectivity 2 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet, bonded, active backup/failover or adaptive load balancing
Configuration Options 1-4 individual RDX QuikStor removable disk targets (addressable via 1 to 4 hosts)
1-4 individual RDX QuikStor fixed disk targets (for Windows Backup)
1 Logical Volume across all RDX drives*
Remote Management Integrated browser-based management console with multi language support for English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Chinese & Japanese.
USB Ports Front USB3.0 x1, Rear USB3.0 x2 and USB2.0 x6
Removable Media Drive 4 x RDX drives
RDX Media Compatibility Backward & Forward compatible will all RDX media generations:
500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB or 5TB (HDD); 128GB or 256GB (SSD)

Environmental Specifications

Power Input 100 - 240 Vac, 50 - 60Hz
Power Consumption <90 Watts, typical
Environmental Compliance EU RoHS, China RoHS, REACH, WEEE
Safety & Regulatory FCC Class AB, UL, CE, TÜV-GS, CB C-Tick, VCCI, AS/NZS CISPR22, NMB-003, KCC

Product Specifications

Unit Dimensions Rackmount (DxWxH) 478mm x 440mm x 43mm / 18.82in. x 17.32in. x 1.69in.
Unit Dimensions Desktop (DxWxH) 481mm x 464.5mm x 68mm / 18.94in. x 18.29in. x 2.68in.
Packaged Dimensions (DxWxH) 655mm x 605mm x 220mm / 25.8in. x 23.8in. x 8.7in.
Net Weight Rackmount 5.98kg / 13.18lb
Net Weight Desktop 9.77kg / 21.54lb
Gross Weight Rackmount (Packaged) 11.3kg / 25lb
Gross Weight Desktop (Packaged) 13.6kg / 30lb
Operating Temperature 10° to 40° C (50° to 104° F)
Non-Operating Temperature -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
Operating Humidity (Non-condensing) 20% to 80%

Other Features

Included in the Box Ethernet cables (2), US and Euro power cords, USB Flash Drive, Rackmount Kit, Quick Start Guide
(RDX media not included)

3-Year Bronze Level Support (Advanced Replacement Service, where available)

*Logical Volumes are available in fixed or removable mode, as well as in protected modes

Partno. Model Description
8920-RDX RDX QuikStation 4 RDX QuikStation 4, 4-dock, 1GbE-attached Removable Disk Array, 1U Rackmount
8922-RDX RDX QuikStation 4 RDX QuikStation 4, 4-dock, 1GbE-attached Removable Disk Array, 1U Desktop