Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution

Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution

Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution

Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution

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  • 1Description

The Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution provides a single-vendor solution that is as easy to setup, configure, and manage as it is on the pocketbook.

Whether you need added capacity or increased high-speed access to the data, the VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN Filesystem Solution provides the needed flexibility. The system seamlessly supports petabytes of data in a single namespace. SAN performance is delivered via Fibre Channel connectivity with the optional ability to expand to NAS access via NFS and CIFS. The VTrak A-Class interoperates seamlessly no matter what set of applications share the storage pool and is supported by all major operating systems including Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows.

This system allows complete file sharing across all aspects of the workflow without the need for multiple storage systems. It supports simultaneous shared reads and writes for online editing, color grading, graphics work, offline editing, transcoding, and more.

This Turnkey SAN Filesystem Solution delivers high-performance file sharing for nearly all aspects of Media and Entertainment, including video, film, and broadcast. The appliances combine to create a flexible multi-application ecosystem able to share files across the SAN or LAN from Mac OS X, Linux, or Windows applications. This system meets the demands of real-time, multi-stream environments for HD, 2K, 4K, and 3D workflows by delivering high-bandwidth, low-latency performance from a single folder or mount point.

The controller and management software is delivered in a single platform. When combined with VTrak x30 storage arrays, the shared file environment can scale up to petabytes of usable storage and billions of files. The VTrak A-Class is easy to maintain due to the embedded unified management software, which combines simple to understand dashboards, reporting, monitoring, and administration for the entire VTrak A-Class and VTrak Client ecosystem.

  • Fully integrated shared storage appliance requiring no extra server hardware
  • High-performance workflows enable fast project completion, thus providing time for more projects
  • Lower storage infrastructure costs lower CAPEX expenditures
  • Easy deployment means your workflow is up and going in a fraction of the time
  • Single unified management equals less time spent worrying and managing the storage system
  • On-Demand independent performance and capacity expansion
  • Embedded I/O performance and power usage monitoring 
  • Integrated VTrakFS file system
  • Support up to 8 simultaneous file systems per system
  • Serve up to 1 billion files
  • Scale seamlessly up to petabytes in a single filesystem
  • Flexible, non-disruptive expansion using VTrak x30 Expansion Chassis or VTrak x30 Fibre Channel Storage Systems
  • Supports 240 drives with 9 JBOD
  • High Availability: redundant controllers, hot-swappable controllers, disk drives, power supply units, and non-disruptive firmware and software updates
  • Quad 8G Fibre Channel ports per controller (8 total ports for high availability systems)
  • Directory Services: LDAP, Active Directory, and Open Directory
  • GreenRAID Features: 4 levels of advanced power management disk drive (MAID) support, and efficient 80Plus Certified power supplies
  • Advanced online defragmentation tools
  • Supports Mac OS X, Linux and Windows
  • Supports CE, FCC Class A, UL/cUL, TUV, BSMI Class A, VCCI Class A, CB, KCC, NOM, GOST-R, IRAM, C-Tick, S-Mark
  • RoHS, GreenPC, and WEEE complaint
  • 24/7 email and phone support (English only), 24/7 access to Promise support site-drivers, firmware, and compatibility lists


Storage Industry Breakthrough
  • VTrak A-Class reduces the complexity of SAN configuration to a single unit
  • Requiring zero server hardware, VTrak A-Class allows for high-performance, collaborative editing right out of the box, using the high performing, low latency VTrakFS


Single, Integrated Management Suite
  • Eliminate the amount of software needed to configure and monitor the SAN
  • The VTrak A-Class provides a single application to manage the SAN, clients, and all the data storage units connected to A-Class
  • The A-Class management suite delivers incredible feature support including advanced automatic SAN creation tools, online defragmentation tools, user quotas and Directory Services support such as Active Directory, Open Directory, and more


Highly Scalable, Online Expansion
  • VTrak A-Class supports huge expansion needs all without system downtime
  • A-Class supports scale out expansion using VTrak E-Class RAID Heads or scale up expansion using VTrak J-Class JBODs allowing over 7 petabytes of data to be managed by A-Class


Lower the TCO
  • With A-Class being an integrated, turnkey solution, it eliminates the need for extra servers to manage your SAN
  • No extra servers, equals less power usage, less heat generated and a fewer number of Fibre Channel ports required for your SAN


Broad Support
  • A-Class delivers broad support across a heterogeneous environment that seamlessly run in Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux environments without any third-party support
  • A-Class has also been tested to ensure compatibility with the most popular near line editor, backup, and asset management applications


Performance For Creative Professionals
  • VTrak A-Class was designed for high performance video workflows for those creative professionals needing high bandwidth and low latency
  • High performance workflows enable fast project completion, providing you with time for more projects


UPC: 704118094356
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Promise Technology VTA3800FDM VTrak A-Class Turnkey SAN File System Solution
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    System Architecture Integrated VTrakFS clustered file system
    Support up to 8 simultaneous file systems per systembr> Serve up to 1 Billion files
    Capacity Scale seamlessly up to petabytes in a single file system
    Expansion Capabilities Flexible, non-disruptive expansion options for A-Class using VTrak x30 Expansion Chassis or VTrak x30 Fibre Channel RAID Storage Systems
    High Availability Redundant controllers
    Hot-swappable controllers
    Hot-swappable disk drives
    Hot-swappable power supply units
    Non-disruptive firmware and software updates
    Network Interface Quad 8G fibre channel ports per controller (8 total ports for high availability systems)
    RAID Support RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
    Directory Service LDAP
    Active directory
    Open directory
    NAS NAS 1/10G Ethernet Cluster gateway appliance supporting NFS and CIFS with unlimited client support (Sold separately)
    GreenRAID Features Four levels of advanced power management disk drive (MAID) support
    Efficient 80Plus Certified power supplies
    Tools Advanced online defragmentation tools
    Management Interfaces Embedded management using VTrak A-Class SAN management software (via Ethernet)
    Advanced Command Line Interface (Serial Port or Ethernet via telnet and SSH)
    Third-Party Management Support via SNMP, CIM
    Operating Systems Supported Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
    Voltage 100 to 240 VAC auto-ranging
    Current (Maximum) 10 A at 100 VAC; 5 A at 200 VAC
    Power Conversion Efficiency >80% at 110 V (>20% load), >80% at 240 V (>20% load)
    Temperature Operational: 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
    Non-Operational: -40 to 140°F (-40 to 60°C)
    Relative Humidity Operational: 10 to 90% (Non-condensing)
    Non-Operational: 5 to 95% (Non-condensing)
    Acoustic Noise Levels 55 dB (Typical)
    65 dB (Maximum)
    Shock Operational: 5 G, 11 ms duration
    Non-Operational: 10 G, 11 ms duration
    Vibration Operational: 0.3 G, 5 to 500 Hz
    Non-Operational: 1 G, 5 to 500 Hz
    Power Supply Dual 750 W, 100 to 240 VAC auto-ranging, 50 to 60 Hz, dual hot swap and redundant with PFC, N+1 design
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 6.90 x 17.60 x 19.96" (17.40 x 44.70 x 50.70 cm)
    Weight 119.5 lb (54.2 kg) with drives
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