The VessRAID 1840f is equipped with two ports of 8Gbps Fiber Channel and two ports of Gigabit Ethernet designed for file and block level access in a robust 3U-16 bay chassis and has one SAS-wide port for expansion enclosure connection.
For businesses that are always committed to use Fiber Channel storage network, VessRAID allows them to upgrade their existing data storage from 4G to 8G infrastructures at lower costs. Best of all, the product is a unified networked storage designed to support file and block level data transfer via IP and Fiber Channel ports. The multiprotocol-support VessRAID is a unified platform making network-attached storage (NAS) and storage-area network (FC and iSCSI) data transport possible in one system.
Being green is important for business now. VessRAID features advanced hardware design using 80PLUS-certified power supplies, and supports complete levels of MAID2.0 that both can greatly improve system’s power effectiveness in management and reduce heat generation. In addition, the power scheduling function allows users to power off the system and performs a disk-to-disk backup or restore on a scheduled basis. As the task completes, system returns to standby until the next one starts, resulting in a considerable 70% cost savings annually.
OPAS is designed to reduce maintenance complexity and streamline an easier tech support workflow as much as possible. It provides a new level of user convenience unique to Promise. With a simple USB stick plugging in, it can perform system information retrieval, firmware auto upgrading, script for quick installation and password resetting.
*Initiator still operates at 3Gbps mode
*Specification may change without notice