PROMISE VTrak x30 Series 16TB (8x 2TB SATA) 3U RAID Subsystem
The PROMISE VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem, equipped with eight 2TB 7200 RPM SATA drives (16TB of raw capacity), provides an entry-level solution with a single RAID controller featuring four 8Gb Fibre Channel ports, 4GB of cache, and redundant power supplies. You can field upgrade the unit to support dual redundant active/active controllers for high availability. The VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem is qualified with Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Final Cut Studio and Xsan.
- Eight 2TB (16TB capacity) 7200-rpm SATA drives
- 3U rack-optimised enclosure
- 16 hot-swappable drive bays
- Single controller, upgradeable to dual controllers
- 4GB battery backed cache per controller
- Quad 8Gbit/s Fibre Channel ports per controller
- RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
The high-availability design of the VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem provides the capability of dual active/active RAID controllers built using Intel Xeon C3500 series processors with four 8Gb Fibre Channel ports and 4GB of DDR3 cache per controller and redundant power supply units.
The VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem provides flexible configuration capability and can grow along with your business. Start with an eight drive configuration and scale the RAID subsystem with additional SATA drives or expansion units as your requirements change. In addition, you can field upgrade the RAID subsystem to a dual redundant active/active controller with the purchase of a PROMISE VTrak x30 service parts kit.
With large VTrak deployments worldwide, enterprise users have come to rely on PROMISE VTrak to protect their valuable data. The VTrak x30 Series supports attachment of up to seven VTrak x30 Series expansion chassis, providing a total of 384TB of raw capacity using 2TB SATA drives for high-capacity storage applications like tiered storage, disk-to-disk backup, or archive.
High-availability active/active RAID
This enterprise-class, cable-less system design includes fully redundant, hot-swappable controllers and power supply units. All system components are constantly monitored to ensure continuous operation in case of failure or component malfunction. A field upgradeable option, dual active/active, failover/failback RAID controllers provide redundant data paths to help ensure availability.
8Gb Fibre Channel performance and reliability
Quad 8Gb Fibre Channel (FC) host interface ports per controller provide connectivity into widely deployed Fibre Channel storage networks, perfect for supplementing existing 2G or 4G Fibre Channel infrastructures or building an entirely new storage infrastructure.
Easy installation and management
The VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem features an embedded software solution that requires zero software installation to manage and configure your storage. Simply open your browser, locate the subsystem using Bonjour then click on the VTrak x30 Series unit you would like to manage. An easy-to-use guided setup allows novice users to create and provision the storage in just a few minutes. Managing your subsystem software updates has never been easier with PerfectFlash which allows software updates without the need to schedule maintenance downtime. The VTrak x30 Series’ rich feature set gives advanced users powerful tools to rapidly deploy multiple units tuned for applications like Xsan and Final Cut Studio.