The Lenovo Storage D1212 has the flexibility and capacity to handle many different types of workloads. You can start with one D1212 enclosure containing up to 12x 3.5-inch drives as a simple JBOD, and later daisy-chain up to 8 enclosures per SAS Chain (using multiple ports). One chain supports up to 96 drives.
Supported drives include 10,000rpm and 7,200rpm HDDs, secure self-encrypting 7,200rpm SED HDDs, and high-performance/high-capacity SSDs for read-intensive workloads. The D1212 supports RAID-0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, and 60, using a variety of RAID HBAs. A single chain can contain a combination of HDDs and SSDs with multiple speeds and capacities. If 15,000rpm and 2.5-inch HDDs are required, D1224 expansion units may be included in the chain.