Vess A-Series

Open Storage Platform for Video Surveillance

Optimized for surveillance

The Vess A-Series storage appliances are custom built to offer the highest levels of performance for IP video surveillance. Promise is active in all of the key video surveillance segments and is able to provide a solution for deployments of any size.

Reduces costs and complexity

Vess Storage Appliances reduce support and equipment costs because there is no separate RAID storage unit to manage, eliminating the need for a server, controller cards, external cables, and a separate storage enclosure. Additionally, Vess Storage Appliances reduce interoperability conflicts caused when integrating different hardware.

Certified by surveillance partners

Vess A series storage appliances are fully compatible with a range of IP cameras and VMS from vendors including Aimetis, Axxonsoft, CamIQ, CSVi, Digifort, Genetec, OnSSI, SeeTec, Sony and Milestone.

Highly integrated with smooth scalability

An SDK library is provided for VMS UI and management integration. Plus, Vess supports the Milestone VMS plug-in enabling it to be managed via the XProtect interface. Additionally, you can easily expand via iSCSI by adding Promise external storage.

SMARTBOOST™ Technologies

A collection of unique features designed to provide the highest level of service and overcome performance bottlenecks to allow Vess Storage Appliances to handle a higher number of IP cameras than competing solutions.

Predictive Playback - utilizes idle recording times to monitor read patterns to predict where the next playback will be needed so the hard disk drives are not competing with the workload of the system.

Remote Active Service – takes all worries away by proactively detecting when PSU, controllers or HDDs are going into critical condition and automatically notifying user the hardware status. A huge advantage in installations with site restrictions, such as banking, as it not only saves maintenance costs but also the headaches caused when outside support personnel need access to restricted areas.

Sequential Pattern Recording - eliminates the heavy workloads caused by random write patterns as this feature monitors recording patterns and collects data in the cache buffer and only writes data to the drives once a full stripe is ready. This creates a sequential recording pattern which offers the smoothest performance.

Simplified planning

With just a few clicks of the Promise online planning tool you can easily get the whole picture of what you need for your project, including the required hardware for VMS platform and storage devices, how to configure the servers and storage and see a topology of the interconnecting systems with the most popular and recommended settings. Start planning now at: http://www.promise.com/Surveillance/DesignTool

Models

  • Features

    • Ideal for 32-64 HD IP camera range installation
    • Advanced RAID engine requires no separate storage unit
    • Certified with the top VMS solutions
    • Supports the Milestone XProtect plug-in
    • Scales smoothly in capacity with Vess R2000 series
    • Robust error handling enables non-stop recording without dropping frames
    • Hot swappable drive bays, redundant power supplies and One Plug Auto Service
    • Perfect for small to mid-size deployments such as retail, offices, banks, and more
  • Specifications

    Specifications

    Product Category
    Storage Appliance for Video Surveillance
    Availability
    Released
    Ideal Camera Range
    32 to 64
    Form Factor
    2U6, 19” rackmount
    Drive Support
    SATA (6Gb/s or 3Gb/s), NCQ, TCQ
    (Initiator still runs at 3Gb/s mode)
    System Processor
    Intel® Core™ i3 Dual-core
    System Memory
    8GB Standard (max. 16GB)
    Max. # of HDDs Supported
    118
    (Expansion through iSCSI and multiple JBOD expansion enclosures)
    RAID Levels
    0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10 (0+1), 30, 50
    Preloaded OS
    Windows Embedded Standard 7 Runtime
    Supported OS (64-bit)
    Windows Embedded Standard 7 Runtime (WS7P), Windows 10, Windows Server 2012R2 Standard
    Power Supply
    500W (Three redundant 250W N+1 design), 1288 BTU/hr
    Dimensions
    88.2 x 440 x 400 mm (3.5 x 17.3 x 15.7 in)
    Weight
    10.4kg(22.9 lbs) w/o drives, 14.9kg (32.8lbs) w/drives
    Warranty
    3 years and EW plans
  • Resources

    NEWS

    PROMISE Technologyがセキュリティショー2018にて2018年のプロダクトラインアップを一挙に紹介

    March 01, 2018

    ストレージソリューションのグローバルカンパニーであるPromise Technology(以下、PROMISE)は、2018年3月6日から3月9日まで東京ビッグサイトで開催されるSECURITY SHOW 2018に出展することを発表しました。東京ビッグサイト、ホール7、ブース番号SS7828 の PROMISE ブースでは、コストパフォーマンスと互換性に優れたNVR(ネットワークビデオレコーダ)サーバやパワフルなIVA(インテリジェントビデオ解析)サーバなど、2018年にPROMISEテクノロジーが提供するプロダクトラインアップを発売予定のものも含めて全て紹介いたします。また、PROMISE 製品をビデオ監視システムにおける基盤として、様々なソフトウェアや周辺機器と組わせたソリューションも実機展示いたします。

    Promise Technology Named Best Storage Solutions Partner by Milestone Systems in Africa, APAC

    September 26, 2017

    Promise Technology Inc., the leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, has been named the ‘Best Storage Solution Partner’ in Africa by Milestone Systems. Promise has now received this honor from Milestone on two continents, having also been designated as its leading storage solutions partner for the past two years in APAC.

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