OWC Jellyfish R24

Our most powerful NAS solution, intended to live alongside all your other server room equipment. OWC Jellyfish Rack is the preferred solution for ultra-high-bandwidth connectivity (25GbE/50GbE/100GbE) and can seamlessly merge into the most complex enterprise network environments.

Up to 6 x 10G/1G

Direct Connections

Remote Access

For Growing Teams

144TB - 432TB

Raw Storage Capacity


Add up to 4 x R24-E Expansions


Connectivity: Plug & Play, Switch Optional

The OWC Jellyfish R24 video editing server can be used with or without a switch. Users can connect directly into one of up to 16 onboard 1GbE or 10GbE ports, or connect to a switch for greater expansion.

1GbE / 10GbE
25GbE / 50GbE

Storage: Multiple Capacities, with Room to Grow

OWC Jellyfish Mobiles are listed with a raw capacity number and a Working Space number. Working Space is what’s actually available for storage after RAID, performance buffers, and overhead are applied.

0TB Working Space

Number of Expansions

Performance: A Bandwidth Beast in 4U

OWC Jellyfish R24 is the workhorse of the modern video team. It makes quick work of the most demanding RAW workflows, multicam sequences, and finishing jobs, which means you can say yes to anything thrown your way.

Number of Expansions

Setup & Software

Setup is Simple

The OWC Jellyfish R24 was designed to be rack mounted in your server room. This entails standard data centre practice for easy rack mount install and integration into your network. Once installed all that is required is to power on the system, launch Jellyfish Connect and start editing. If you need additional help or support team is only a phone call away.

Kyno for OWC Jellyfish

Your OWC Jellyfish comes with free unlimited licenses for Kyno for OWC Jellyfish which allows you to organize and filter through your entire media library using rich metadata, custom tags, and ratings. Kyno for OWC Jellyfish integrates with your editing software so the clips you already tagged arrive in your project organized and ready to be found.

OWC Jellyfish Media Engine

Leverage the processing power of your OWC Jellyfish to generate proxies for your offline or remote workflows. Access those proxies locally or remotely and link them to your project. Switch to proxy mode in your editing software and enjoy smooth playback no matter your connection speed. OWC Jellyfish Media Engine comes free with your OWC Jellyfish purchase to provide your team with an extra level of flexibility.

OWC Jellyfish Manager

If you've never had to manage a server before, we designed the OWC Jellyfish Manager for you. If you have managed a server before, you’ll wonder why they weren’t all this intuitive or easy to use.

OWC Jellyfish Connect

We’ve made connecting your Mac to the OWC Jellyfish R24 easier than ever with our patented OWC Jellyfish Connect app for macOS. Just open the app on your computer and get right to work.

OS Compatibility

The OWC Jellyfish R24 video editing server is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems and supports a mixed hardware / software environment.

NLE Compatibility

Work in the NLE, DAW, or VFX software of your choosing, or use them all. Our engineers work closely with Apple, Adobe, and Blackmagic to ensure seamless workflows between your favorite apps.


R24 - Physicall Installation

How to Connect your R24

Jellyfish Connect

Jellyfish Manager

Jellyfish Remote Access

Jellyfish Media Engine

Deep Specs

Maximum Direct Connections

  • 16

Switch Required

  • No

Base Config.

  • 512GB DDR4 RAM
  • 2TB Read Cache SSD
  • 8TB Dedicated Project/Cache NVMe Pool
  • 2 x 1GbE RJ45 Ports

Connection Upgrades

  • Add 10GbE [RJ45 // SFP+]
  • Add 25GbE [QSFP]
  • Add 50GbE [QSFP28]
  • Add 100GbE [QSFP28]

Raw Capacity

  • 144TB
  • 192TB
  • 288TB
  • 336TB
  • 432TB

Available Storage Size

  • 97TB
  • 129TB
  • 194TB
  • 227TB
  • 291TB


  • Add up to 4 additional OWC Jellyfish R24-E expansion units anytime over the included 12G Mini-SAS HD port.

Data Security: RAID Protection

  • All OWC Jellyfish utilize ZFS RAID which adds an extra layer of protection to your data since all data and metadata are stored on your pool.

Data Security: RAID-Z2

  • By default, an OWC Jellyfish R24 can sustain the failure of up to 2 hard drives per 8-disk virtual device, up to a maximum simultaneous failure of 6 physical drives per pool.

Backup & Archive

  • Rsync
  • Snapshots


  • Height: 31.8 cm (12.5 in)
  • Depth: 43.2 cm (17.0 in)
  • Width: 19.8 cm (7.8 in)
  • Weight: 15.9 kg (35.0 lbs) without drives

Form Factor

  • Rack - 4U

Noise Level

  • ~71 Decibels Under Heavy I/O

Power Supply

  • 875 Watt
  • Redundant

Additional Server Access

  • IPMI
  • 4 x USB 3 Ports
  • VGA Port

Protocol Support

  • SMB
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • SSH


  • Integrated DaVinci Resolve Collaborative Database

Call us to learn more about customizing a video workflow for your team at +1-818-741-2858

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Our experts know the ins and outs of the OWC Jellyfish hardware, operating system, and software applications. We can help resolve most issues the same day that you report them.