FastNAS F-8 Nitro Rack Mount
FastNAS F-8 Nitro Rack Mount
FastNAS F-8 Nitro Rack Mount
FastNAS F-8 Nitro Rack Mount
GB Labs

FastNAS F-8 Nitro Rack Mount

Imagine a turnkey shared storage that seamlessly combines the benefits of hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) in one box...

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How FastNAS F-8 Nitro can help you

This product isn’t just built for high end post production or broadcasters, it is the ideal storage platform for anybody interested in high performance NAS combined with large capacities at an amazing price point.

The FastNAS F-8 Nitro is an exciting new concept in shared storage – A high performance compact unit with unique hybrid technology powered by our CORE.4 OS Lite. This includes the engine and key modules from the cutting edge CORE.4 operating system that runs the GB Labs SPACE, ECHO and VAULT product ranges.


The compact and powerful FastNAS F-8 Nitro stands head and shoulders above the competition, delivering performance way beyond its 8 disk configuration, thanks to the revolutionary Nitro hybrid boost technology and GB Labs unique Velocity RAID Engine (VRE). The combined performance of the FastNAS F-8 Nitro is up to 1500MB/sec and the stream performance is way beyond anything in its class.

Our Velocity RAID Engine (VRE) is optimised for AV usage and low latency response and is at the heart of the FastNAS experience. This technology is unique to GB Labs and offers superb performance, using minimal system resources and offering lightening performance.

Further performance comes with our Nitro boost technology. Nitro is our intelligent hybrid disk technology, developed by the team that brought you the award winning HyperSpace Solid State Accelerator. This is not just cache and this is not a general purpose hybrid. Nitro is specifically designed for real world usage and brings dramatic enhancement to collaborative media workflows, offering close to a pure SSD experience for creative users.

All GB Labs products are tested rigorously to ensure that they exceed the needs of the most demanding workgroups. The procedures include extended data read/write routines using multiple file types and sizes. This guarantees the end user the fastest possible performance in real world environments.


  • Unit dimensions H8.9cm x W47.3cm x D64.8cm
  • 8 x Enterprise grade 24/7 hard disks
  • 512GB Nitro Hybrid Boost
  • 4 x 1Gb Ethernet ports
  • Optional dual 10GbE (RJ45 or SFP+)
  • Optional quad 1GbE
  • GB Labs CORE.4 Lite
  • Compact 2U chassis
  • Replication
  • Live monitoring tools
  • Powerful file manager
  • Cloud support
  • Avid bin sharing as standard
  • Active Directory synchronisation

Key Features

Hybrid Boost

Built in, intelligent hybrid disk technology giving you additional performance when you need it most.


Advanced RAID Control

Unique Velocity RAID engine offers superb performance using minimal system resources.


Truly global support from our highly experienced support team, as and when you need it.

Platform Agnostic

GB Labs storage is developed for total cross platform compatibility, allowing PC, Mac and Linux platforms to collaborate and share data freely and efficiently.

Warranty Options

All FastNAS products include a 3 year care package and additional warranty upgrade options are available, up to 5 years cover.

Advanced Toolset

FastNAS runs on our CORE 3 Lite which is an industrial grade OS with an easy to use web interface offering many powerful workflow tools and beneficial features.

Drop us a note with your requirements and we'll get back to you with some questions as needed, and a full quotation.

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