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Promise VTrak A-Class SAN Storage System VTA36FD96B A3600fdm

Promise VTrak A-Class SAN Storage System VTA36FD96B A3600fdm
Price $29,872.20
Manufacturer: Promise
Mfg Number: VTA36FD96B
Model: A3600fdm
Condition: New
VTrak A-Class Series The all-in-one storage appliance for rich media Ideal for multi-user collaboration to ingest, edit, stream and process rich media. This is a true "solution in a box" RAID storage subsystem, with an integrated metadata appliance and embedded file system for big data, along with a NAS Gateway. Scale out high capacity and high performance The VTrak A3800 shared SAN appliance is ideal for multi-user collaboration, especially when it comes to rich media. The VTrakFS™ file system is integrated with metadata controllers and VTrak primary storage in a single box, which enables higher performance and workload productivity, while offering easier workflow management. NAS Gateway for massive client access The NAS Gateway enables hundreds of clients in the LAN network to access the highly scalable Fibre Channel SAN appliance via 10Gb Ethernet. While the NAS Gateway contains a file sharing protocol and file system management, the key benefit is the VTrak A3800 SAN can scale to petabytes while still appearing as a single NAS folder interface! This eliminates the need to reconfigure clients, unlike traditional NAS environments where costly, additional storage is required. Simple and fast: a great combination VTrak A-Class is optimized for high performance, high bandwidth, rich media applications requiring large block sequential IOPs. And because it's an "all-in-one" metadata appliance, RAID storage subsystem, and file system (VTrakFS™), it's much less complicated that competing solutions. Scalable, reliable and cost-efficient With A-Class you can "pay as you grow" from 32TB to over 7PB for long-term storage investment protection. Additionally, VTrak x30 is the only Apple-qualified enterprise SAN subsystem, with high-availability dual controllers, hot-swappable modular disk array, and a 3 year warranty. The A-Class can save 30-40% on rack space, and help lower energy costs compared to non-integrated multi-vendor solutions. Optimized for video-centric environments The Promise VTrakFS™ file system is optimized for leveraging a 8Gb FC interface for large file data ingesting, streaming, or processing between a SAN and its clients - unlike traditional NAS file systems. Data is directly transferred between the SAN appliance and clients over the SAN FC network. This means higher bandwidth performance and lower latency data transfers, perfect for Media & Entertainment, HPC applications, and other video-centric environments. Video storage needs are massive. VTrak is the solution! Store massive amounts of data required by media-centric and HPC environments. Scale across multiple RAID storage subsystems, thus increasing capacity without sacrificing performance. Supports 1024 RAID Logical Drives to make up the volume(s). JBODs can be added to increase the storage space. RAID heads can be added as Storage Nodes to dynamically increase the storage space as well as increase the number of FC counts, thereby scaling performance. All this can be done online, without interrupting the clients. Supersized file system for big data VTrak A-Class virtualizes storage to create a single name space, shared storage volume. Each VTrakFS™ consists of a Metadata LUN (MDL) and data LUNs (DL) MDL contains information about file location, size, access times, etc. The VTrak A Class head unit manages directing each client the correct file info over 1Gb Ethernet, but each client has full speed access to actual data via 8Gb Fibre Channel
Product TypeSAN Storage System
Product SeriesA3000
Brand NamePromise
ManufacturerPromise Technology
Product ModelA3600fdm
Product NameVTrak A-Class A3600fdm SAN Storage System
Product LineVTrak A-Class
Manufacturer Part NumberVTA36FD96B
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.promise.com
Packaged Quantity1
RAID SupportedYes
Number of Controllers2
RAID Levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
Controller Type6Gb/s SAS
Number of Total Expansion Bays16
Total Hard Drive Capacity Installed96 TB
Number of Hard Drives Supported16
Number of Hard Drives Installed16
Rack Height3U
Form FactorRack-mountable
Fibre ChannelYes
Limited Warranty3 Year