Promise Technology VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis

Promise Technology VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis

Promise Technology VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis

Promise Technology VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis

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  • Enterprise Level Storage Architecture
  • 6G SAS Performance
  • GreenRAID
  • Hot-Swappable Drive Bays
  • Supports 6G and 3G SAS & SATA Drives
  • Up to 85% Power Efficient
  • SES-2 Compliant Enclosure Management
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  • 1Description

The VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis from Promise Technology is a robust, high-availability 6G SAS JBOD storage expansion platform with single I/O module. The 3U 16 Bay Expansion Chassis allows storage applications to access their data at fast speeds, providing up to 24 Gbps of bandwidth over the external multilane 6G SAS host interface.

As the demands for capacity expansion of digital media continues to explode, IT infrastructures and its growing complexities have become increasingly difficult to manage. With the technology moving towards the storage boom, the IT administrators are looking for a robust storage expansion platform. This Expansion Chassis provides high-availability, flexibility and energy-efficiency in a cost effective package that meets their application demands.

Note: Drives are not included in this expansion chassis. SATA drives require SAS to SATA adapter which is sold separately in pack of 4.

Delivering a Reliable Enterprise Level Storage Architecture
The 3U 16 Bay Expansion Chassis delivers a high performance SAS solution with advanced enterprise level reliability and functionality. Delivered in a Storage Bridge Bay (SBB) 2.0 compliant package, the x30 Series offers the full redundancy that is expected of an enterprise solution. Dual active-active JBOD I/O modules allow for redundant data paths to ensure data availability. The dual power supplies and cooling fans are in place to minimize downtime and any disruption to business continuity.
6G SAS Performance
The 3U 16 Bay Expansion Chassis allows storage applications to access their data at fast speeds, provides up to 24 Gbps of bandwidth over the external multilane 6G SAS host interface. The 6G SAS architecture paves the way for immense available bandwidth to support the flood of unstructured data flowing across networks. In this Expansion Chassis you have the ability to deploy 3G and 6G SAS/SATA hard drives and Solid State Devices (SSD) that are fully backward compatible with 3G SAS/SATA devices.
The 3U 16 Bay Expansion Chassis utilizes the environmental friendly production methods and materials as well as a high-efficiency design that saves energy. The Expansion Chassis sports 80 Plus Bronze Certified power supplies that offer up to 85% power efficiency. It improves the total cost of ownership by conserving power, reducing heat output and improving cooling costs. The internal 6G SAS expander based architecture also allows for transparent access to each drive and enables full utilization of the power management features built into modern hard drives.
It features up to four 6G mini SAS (4x) ports, two ports per I/O module
This Expansion Chassis has redundant, hot-swappable Field Replaceable Units (FRUs)
It also has SES-2 compliant enclosure management
The Expansion Chassis is compatible with SAS & SATA drives, HBAs and RAID controllers
UPC: 704118075317
In the Box
Promise Technology VTrak x30 Series 6G SAS 3U 16 Bay Single Controller Expansion Chassis
  • Rack Mount Kit
  • 2 x Power Cords*
  • 2 x 6G SAS Cables
  • HDD Screws
  • Product CD
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 3 Year Advanced Parts Replacement Warranty
  • Note: * For North America

    Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Controller Single
    Form Factor 3U
    Compatible SAS & SATA drives, HBAs and RAID controllers
    JBOD I/O Module Features
    Drive Support
    • Up to sixteen 3.5 / 2.5” (8.89 / 6.35 cm) HDDs or SSDs
    • SAS 6 Gbps, 3 Gbps, SATA 6 Gbps, 3 Gbps and 1.5 Gbps
    • Supports any mix of SAS and SATA drives simultaneously in the same enclosure
    External I/O Ports Each SBB 2.0 I/O module has two SAS ports using mini SAS 4x wide port SAS connectors (SFF-8088), one IN and one OUT for cascading JBODs
    SAS Features
    Compliance ANSI T10 SAS 2.0 and 2.1 compliant
    Expander Management Features
    • Self configuring expander supports full SAS domain topology management
    • SMP - SAS management protocol
    • In-band access to expander and PHY information
    • Statistic counters and performance monitors
    • SES EM - SES enclosure management (ANSI T10 SES 2 compliant)
    • SCSI SES command set over virtual SSP device
    System Management
    Management Interfaces
    • LED status indicator support for drives, FRU and enclosure environmental
    • In-band SES enclosure management alerts you to out of spec operation: thermal condition, voltage condition or component failures, protects data and hardware
    • Full subsystem management CLI through out-of-band RS232 serial port
    Enclosure Management Protocols SES over in-band SAS
    Mechanical Specification
    Voltage 100 - 240 VAC auto ranging
    Current (Maximum) 15 A @ 110 VAC; 6 A @ 240 VAC
    Power Conversion Efficiency >80% @ 110 V (>20% load), >80% @ 240 V (>20% load)
    Temperature Range
    • Operational: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    • Non-operational: -40 to 140°F (-40 to 60°C)
    • Operational: 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
    • Non-operational: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
    Acoustic Noise Levels
    • 55 dB (typical)
    • 65 dB (maximum)
    • Operational: 5G, 11 mS duration
    • Non-operational: 10G, 11mS duration
    • Operational: 0.3G, 5 to 500 Hz
    • Non-operational: 1G, 5 to 500 Hz
    Safety CE, FCC Class A, UL/cUL, TUV, BSMI Class A, VCCI Class A, CB, KCC, NOM, GOST-R, IRAM, C-Tick, S-Mark
    Environmental Standards RoHS, GreenPC, WEEE
    Power Supply Dual 580 W, 100 - 240 VAC auto ranging, 50 - 60 Hz, dual hot swap and redundant with PFC, N+1 design
    Board Dimensions (H x W x D) 5.2 x 17.6 x 19.96" (13.21 x 44.70 x 50.7 cm)
    Weight 59 lb (26.76 kg)

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