Mass Storage Servers

Build your own SAN/NAS.

You know your mission-critical workload and its storage needs better than anyone else. So it stands to reason that you should be able to customize and have total control over a SAN or NAS solution that fits your requirements. SoftLayer bare metal servers allow you to design and manage your own mass storage device. Deploy a 2U, 3U, or 4U server with up to 36 internal drives. Configure it with your choice of hard drives—from 4TB SATA II drives to blazing-fast SSDs. Manage it with your choice of operating system or, better yet, deploy OS NEXUS QuantaStor to create a turnkey storage appliance with streamlined operations.


All Yours

Despite what you were told in grade school, you don’t always have to share. With a mass storage server, you have exclusive access to your storage resources.

Fully Customizable

Are you building a storage server for sheer volume, or do you also need it to accommodate high input/output requests? With your choice of hard drive types and capacities, your storage server can be built to suit your specific workload.

On Your Private Network

Transfer data between your mass storage server and your SoftLayer servers at no cost across our private network, regardless of physical location.


To learn more about our mass storage servers, chat with a member of our sales team


Starting at
$180

per month

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Extra small 4TB
$180

Small 16TB
$300

Medium 48TB
$550

Large 128TB
$825
Pricing is per month