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FREDC - The Forensic Network Solution
FREDC is our Forensic Recovery of Evidence Data Center. FREDC provides fully integrated processing power and flexibility far beyond any forensic solution available.

Read More About a Forensic Network Here

FREDC Specifications

FREDC Retractable Keyboard/LCD Display Module
This device is an integrated Keyboard and LCD Display. When the Keyboard/Display module is not in use, it may be folded down and retracted into the cabinet for storage and security.

Power Requirements
The power source should be a DEDICATED 120V/30 Amp electrical circuit terminated in a NEMA-L5 socket. The UPS has a maximum output of 2700W which results in a maximum heat output of 9215 BTU/Hour.

Baseline FREDC Specifications

FREDC's standard configuration includes Dual Intel Xeon Processors. FREDC also includes state-of-the-art storage, backup and remote access solutions:

  • Server RM - (see below)
  • FRED RM - (see below)
  • 160 Terabyte RAID Array Module (140 Terabyte RAID-6) - 16-Bay, 3U Rackmount RAID Enclosure (Multilane SAS Cascaded) with sixteen 10TB, 7200 RPM hard drives in Hotswap removable drive trays.
  • LTO-7 Ultrium Robotic Tape Library - LTO-7 Ultrium Drive, 16 Slot Library, 6TB (Uncompressed) / 15TB (Compressed) per tape, Up to 100TB Total Online Backup Capacity
  • LTO-6 Media Set - Qty 15 x Data Media (2.5 TB/6.25 TB capacity). Qty 1 x Cleaning Media
  • 48 Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Rackmount Network Switch
  • 48 Port Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 MB/S) Rackmount Network Switch
  • 24 Port Rackmount Network Patch Panel (2)
  • Rackmount 19 inch LCD Display with integrated Keyboard/Track Pad
  • KVM over IP Remote Access Module - Complete Keyboard, Video and Mouse control of any device in the rack from anywhere on your Forensic Network
  • 12 Outlet 15A Rackmount Power Strip
  • 3000 VA Rackmount Uninterruptable Power Supply
  • 42U Cabinet: 84" High (without wheels), 23 1/2" Wide, 36" Deep

FREDC ServerBaseline FREDC SERVER Specifications

  • Dual(2) Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 CPU, (8 Core) 2.1 GHz, 20MB Cache, 8.0 GT/s Intel QPI
  • 128 GB PC4-17000 DDR4 2133 MHz ECC Memory
  • 100 TB Internal RAID Array - (80TB RAID6, 10 X 10TB Drives)
  • 1 x 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive in removable drive bay - Disaster Recovery Drive
  • 4 port (16 channel) SAS controller card

Detailed System Specifications:
4U Rackmount Enclosure (10 Bays)
1100 Watt Modular Power Supply
Dual Intel Socket 2011-3 Motherboard for Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 Product Family
Intel C612 Chipset
16 DIMM Slots supporting DDR4 1600/1666/2133 Registered ECC memory, Maximum up to 512 GB
6 PCI-Express 3.0(x4/x8/x16)Slots
10 ports Intel 6.0 Gb/s SATA Controller
1 Serial Port Header
1 RJ-45 port for iKVM (ASMB8 card)
1 PS/2 Port (Keyboard/Mouse)
2 RJ45 ports - 10/100/1000 MB/s Gigabit Intel i350-AM2 Ethernet Controller
4 USB 2.0 Ports - 2 Back Mounted, 2 Front Mounted
9 USB 3.0 Ports - 2 Back Mounted, 7 Front Mounted
Aspeed AST2400 32MB VRAM Graphics Controller
4 x 2.5" SATA Drive Chassis with external access
2 x RAID Chassis with 5 removable drive bays each (10 total)
BD-R/BD-RE/DVD+-RW/CD+-RW Blu-ray Burner Dual-Layer Combo Drive

openSUSE LEAP Server Software
Yosemite Backup Software
Symantec Ghost

Warranty 1 year parts and labor

Baseline FRED-RM Specifications
  • Intel Core i7-6800K CPU (Hex Core Processor), 3.4 GHz, 15MB Intel Smart Cache
  • 32 GB (2x16GB)PC3-17000 DDR4 2133 MHz Memory
  • 1 x 256 GB Solid State SATA III Drive - OS Drive
  • 1 x 256 GB Solid State SATA III Drive - Temp/Cache/DB Drive
  • 1 x 2.0 TB 7200 RPM SATA III Hard Drive - Data Drive installed in HotSwap Bay1
  • Nvidia GTX 1050Ti 4GB 128 bit DDR5 PCI-Express Video Card with 1 DisplayPort, 1 HDMI, and 1 DVI-D Ports
  • 10 Gigabit Network Card - 1 port

Windows 10 Professional (64 bit)
Also includes: SUSE Professional Linux (64 bit)

System Restore Media
Bootable Blu-ray disc containing restore environment and factory configured operating system images.

Hardware Write Blocking:
Digital Intelligence UltraBay 4d Hardware Write-Blocker with touch screen display:

  • Integrated IDE Drive Write Blocker
  • Integrated SATA Drive Write Blocker
  • Integrated SAS Drive Write Blocker
  • Integrated USB 3.0/2.0 Write Blocker
  • Integrated FireWire IEEE 1394b Write Blocker
  • Integrated PCIe Write Blocker
  • Write-Block and Read/Write visibility via Lock/Unlock LEDs
  • Read and write mode capabilities for all device ports controlled via LCD Menu
  • Allows simultaneous imaging of 2 attached devices

Digital Intelligence Integrated Forensic Media Card Reader - Read-Only and Read/Write switchable

Detailed System Specifications:
4U Rackmount Enclosure (10 Bays)
1100 Watt Modular power supply 
i7 Motherboard with Intel X99 Chipset
7 PCI-Express 3.0(x16)Slots
8 ports Intel 6 Gb/s SATA Controller
1 port Intel SATA Express Controller (or 2 x SATA 6 Gb/s ports)
1 port  ASMedia® SATA Express Controller (or 2 x SATA 6 Gb/s ports)
8 Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2
2 RJ45 LAN ports (Intel® I210-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Intel® I218LM, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controllers)
2 eSATA 6 Gb/s ports - ASMedia® controller
2 USB 2.0 ports – Back Mounted
11 USB 3.0 ports - 8 Back Mounted, 3 Front Mounted
3 USB 3.1 ports – Back Mounted
1 USB 3.1 Type C port – Back Mounted
1 Write Blocked USB 3.0/2.0 port - Front Mounted
1 FireWire IEEE 1394b (800 MB/s) ports - 1 Back Mounted, 1 Front Mounted(Write Blocked)
4 x 2.5" SATA Drive Chassis with external access
1 x Shock Mounted SATA Removable Hard Drive Bays (IDE Capable)
1 x HotSwap Shock Mounted Universal (IDE/SATA compatible) Removable Hard Drive Bays
BD-R/BD-RE/DVD+-RW/CD+-RW Blu-ray Burner Dual-Layer Combo Drive
Extendable/Retractable Imaging Workshelf with integrated ventilation

Toolbox containing:  Adapters, Cables, Digital Camera, Security Screwdriver Set and OEM Documents

Other Software included: Symantec Ghost and CD Authoring Software

Warranty 1 year parts and labor

Additional Options are Available Upon Request

All of our systems can be upgraded or modified according to customer requests. Typical options or upgrades include Processor Upgrades, Memory Upgrades, Hard Drive Upgrades or additions, and additional bundled forensic software as requested.

FREDC systems can be implemented in identical style cabinets of different heights. 30, 36, 52, 61, 76, and 84 inch tall cabinets are available.

Digital Intelligence will install/configure your equipment at your location and provide orientation for your personnel.

As all FREDC Forensic Data Centers are individually designed to meet customer specifications and requirements, please contact Digital Intelligence for configuration assistance and pricing.



Do the Research:  Examine our system specifications, ask existing customers about our products and support.  You'll understand why our FRED Systems are continually recognized as the best designed, most capable, completely supported Forensic Workstations in the world! (even by those who try to copy our products)  


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