One of a family of iSCSI to SAS / Ethernet to SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Bridges

For 10Gbe iSCSI to 6Gb SAS, please see our ESAS102800 bridge

For 40Gbe iSCSI to 6Gb SAS, please see our ESAS402800 bridge

Quickly and easily attach ethernet iSCSI to SAS disk and tape drives
The simple way to add SAS tape to VMware
ESAS4200 iSCSI to SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) bridge

Product Features:
  • 2 x 1Gb Ethernet Ports 
  • 8 x 3Gb SAS Ports  
  • Up to 16,000 Initiators  
  • Non-BlockingESAS2800 iSCSI to SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) bridge Cache 
  • Low Power Design 
  • Error Recovery Level 2 
  • iSNS 
  • CHAP 
  • Jumbo Packet Support
  • Multipath I/O  
  • GUI Interface

The ESAS2800 has many unique features to maximise performance and ensure your data is transferred to the peripheral devices in the shortest possible time. With its load balancing MPIO* enabled Ethernet ports combined with its unique non-blocking data cache module, the ESAS2800 provides up to 200MB/s sustained throughput.
Ensuring that your data reaches its final destination is important these days with tight backup windows. With Error Recovery Level 2 support, the ESAS2800 can continue to receive data even if one of the Ethernet connections is disconnected.
Ease of Use
With every increasing pressure on IT staff, there is less time to spend on learning and managing new products and therefore, it is critical that new products are intuitive and easy to use. Avax works closely with its customers to ensure this is always the case. 
The ESAS2800 uses the latest power supply technologies with typical efficiencies of 95%, which minimise electrical power consumption and heat output. 


The ESAS2800 is perfect for use with the latest version of VMware®, which no longer supports directly attached SCSI and SAS tape drives.  The ESAS2800 makes it easy to use SAS drives.

*MPIO – Multipath Input-Output

Ethernet Ports
Connection 2 x 1Gbe RJ45
Speed Auto-sensing 10/100/1000Mb/s
Error Recovery ERL0, ERL1, ERL2
Maximum Packet Size 16Kb
Maximum Initiators 16,000
Standards IPv4, iSCSI, iSNS, CHAP, DHCP

SAS Ports
Connection 8x 3Gb, 2 x 4 way Mini-SAS


19 “ 1U Rack Mount
Voltage: 110-230V AC
Power Cons: 25W (aprox)

For more details on the ESAS2800, please download a copy of the datasheet

For our combined Fibre Channel and iSCSI to SAS bridge, please see our EFSAS2240 bridge

For fibre-SCSI bridges, please see our FCS4200 enterprise class bridge

For iSCSI-SCSI bridges, please see our Potomac iSCSI bridge

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