The 12-bay U.2 enclosure is based on the advanced technology previously incorporated into the OakGate M-Series 4-bay plug-in module, the industry’s first multi-protocol solution for test appliances

OakGate Technology E-Series 12-Bay U.2 Enclosure Press Release PDF

Loomis, California, June 12, 2017 — OakGate Technology, the industry leader in advanced, high-performance test solutions for flash storage, announced a versatile, high-density enclosure solution designed to work with the company’s test appliances. The E-Series 12-bay U.2 enclosure accommodates up to twelve SSDs using a U.2/SFF8639 connection and is offered in a variety of configurations that support popular protocols including NVMe, SAS and SATA.

“Last year, OakGate pioneered the industry’s most advanced, in-chassis SSD test solution with the introduction of the M-Series module,” stated Bob Weisickle, founder and CEO of OakGate Technology. “Our 12-bay U.2 enclosures will further extend those capabilities and allow our customers to scale the number of SSDs they can test with a single OakGate appliance. The enclosures are ideal for customers who require power and space efficient test solutions for high-density lab or manufacturing applications,” added Mr. Weisickle

"“Myce has been using OakGate test platforms to conduct product reviews. OakGate’s E-Series 12-bay U.2 enclosure fully leverages the underlying technology built into the M-Series modules, which we have successfully deployed in our testing,” said Jeremy Reynolds, Enterprise Storage Reviews Editor at, the world’s largest online computer storage community. “We look forward to utilizing the advanced functionality and power management capabilities built into the 12-bay U.2 enclosures and are confident customers will benefit from the scalability offered by this product,” added Mr. Reynolds. See a related Myce product review at:

The E-Series 12-bay U.2 enclosures are offered in the following five configurations:

  • Single-port NVMe (OGT-EU12P-01)
  • Dual-port NVMe (OGT-EU12P-02)
  • Single/dual-port 12G SAS and single-port 6G SATA (OGT-EU12S-12)
  • Single-port NVMe, single/dual-port 12G SAS, and single-port 6G SATA (OGT-EU12M-01)
  • Dual-port NVMe, single/dual-port 12G SAS, and single-port 6G SATA (OGT-EU12M-02)

Product brochure for 12-bay U.2 enclosures can be downloaded from OakGate’s website The 12-bay U.2 enclosures must be used with the more recent versions of OakGate’s third generation Storage Validation Framework (SVF) software. Please contact the company for further details and for availability of specific configurations.

About OakGate Technology

OakGate Technology Inc. ( is a leading provider of test, validation, and benchmarking test platform to the storage industry. OakGate’s highly-capable and flexible platforms support all popular storage protocols and are based on advanced, proprietary software, and industry standard hardware. OakGate’s products have been deployed by top tier components suppliers, drive manufacturers, and storage system OEMs worldwide. Based in Loomis, California, OakGate Technology was founded in 2008 by industry veterans from storage and server industries.

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