SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

June 25, 2015 10:00 ET

PROMISE Technology Announces Global Availability of High-Performance VTrak J5000 JBOD Expansion Units

12 Gb/s SAS3 Capability Offered by VTrak J5000 Series Is Essential for the Bandwidth Intensive, High Performance Requirements of Enterprise Level Storage

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2015) - PROMISE Technology today announced that its VTrak J5000 JBOD expansion units are globally available through PROMISE's network of distributors and value added resellers. The VTrak J5000 Series are redundant SAS/SATA JBOD expansion units for cloud and enterprise data centers. VTrak J5000 Series 12 Gb/s SAS subsystems deliver double the bandwidth and throughput and offer a SAS solution with enterprise level reliability and functionality that takes advantage of high-performance HDDs and SSDs.

Performance for Enterprise Level Storage
The VTrak J5000 Series moves data at incredible speeds, allowing administrators to optimize their data center as they can deploy with the fastest SAS bus speed with 12 Gb/s HDDs or SSDs. VTrak J5000 is fully backward compatible with 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA drives, yet are still able to optimize the full port bandwidth of 12 Gb/s to the host. Enterprises running bandwidth intensive applications that require fast transfer speeds will greatly benefit from the new 12 Gb/s speeds of the VTrak J5000 Series which is essential to be able to sustain the high throughput demanded of today's drives. Additionally, the VTrak J5000 Series offers a range of advanced features for easy management, simplified deployment and advanced diagnostics and reporting tools which are aimed to meet the requirements of enterprise level customers.

The VTrak J5000 Series are available as 4U/24, 3U/16, 2U/12 and 2U/24 bay enclosures. The new 2U/12 bay model is ideal for customers who require a lower HDD count while the new high-density 2U/24 bay enclosure supporting 2.5" HDDs or SSDs is available for customers who require a small form factor. The VTrak J5000 Series is compatible with PROMISE's VTrak RAID subsystems and supports massive capacity by cascading up to 9 SAS JBOD enclosures.

Key Highlights and Tech Benefits

  • Support huge bandwidth with 4, 12 Gb/s SAS ports per IOM
  • 80 PLUS GOLD certified PSUs, huge power efficiency, and Energy Star Ready
  • Auto sensing and auto optimizing for cable lengths and types
  • High-performance - allowing more than 19 GB/s aggregate transfer rate per IOM
  • SES 2 enclosure management based on ANSI T10 compliance
  • Survive through power-cycle persistent error logging
  • Extensive and detailed HTML formatted Service Report
  • Compatible with leading HBAs and RAID controller
  • High Reliability with a cable-less and modular design
  • Customizable hardware and software options for OEM

"The VTrak J5000 Series allows users to leverage the advantages of 12 Gb/s SAS technology to help optimize performance for the bandwidth intensive, high-performance requirements of today's cloud and enterprise data centers," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "With VTrak J5000, enterprises can seamlessly integrate and realize the potential of flash storage to help them manage even the most demanding applications."

The VTrak J5000 Series are available now through the global network of PROMISE distributors and value added resellers.

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About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is committed to providing dynamic storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe. For more information, visit:

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