The Promise VTrak E-Class RAID subsystem with eight SATA drives
delivers outstanding performance, reliability, and expansion for
video and server applications. Eight 1TB 7200-rpm 3Gbps SATA drives
in a 3U rack-optimized enclosure provide 8TB of raw capacity for
assignment to one or more RAID sets supporting all the major RAID
levels including hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, and 6.
The high-availability design of the Promise VTrak E-Class RAID
subsystem provides dual active/active RAID controllers with two 4Gb
Fibre Channel ports and 2GB of cache per controller, redundant
power supplies, and redundant cooling modules. An ideal storage
solution for direct attached or SAN-based server and workstation
applications, the Promise VTrak E-Class RAID subsystem is qualified
with Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Final Cut Studio 2, and Xsan
The Promise VTrak E-Class RAID subsystem provides flexible
configuration and can scale along with your business. You can start
with a four drive configuration and scale the RAID subsystem with
additional SATA drives, high performance SAS drives, or an
expansion unit as your requirements change.
With large VTrak deployments worldwide, enterprise users have come
to rely on Promise Technology to protect their valuable data. The
Promise VTrak E-Class supports attachment of up to four J-Class
expansion chassis, providing 80TB of raw capacity using 1TB 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, power, and cooling units. All
system components are constantly monitored to ensure continuous
operation in case of failure or component malfunction. Dual
active/active, failover/failback RAID controllers provide redundant
data paths to help ensure availability.
4Gb Fibre Channel performance and reliability
Dual 4Gb Fibre Channel (FC) host interface ports per controller
provide connectivity into widely deployed Fibre Channel storage
networks, perfect for supplementing existing or building new
Easy installation and management
The VTrak E-Class RAID subsystem features Bonjour discovery and
configuration though an embedded browser-based management
interface, WebPAM PROe, eliminating the need to install additional
software. Simply open your browser and click on the VTrak 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.
Yet, the VTrak's rich feature set gives advanced users powerful
tools to rapidly deploy multiple units tuned for applications like
Xsan 2 and Final Cut Studio 2.
- 3U rack-optimized enclosure with 16 hot-swappable drive
- Dual redundant active/active controllers
- 2GB DDR ECC cache
- 4Gbps Fibre Channel ports (2 per controller)
- Eight 1TB (8TB capacity) 7200-rpm SATA hard drives (pre-installed
- RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, and JBOD
- External SAS port (1 per controller) for storage expansion using
the Promise VTrak expansion chassis
- WebPAM PROe web-based management interface
- Qualified with Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, and Xsan 2; Apple MPIO
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