SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

June 19, 2012 08:00 ET

PROMISE Technology Delivers Robust Storage Expansion Platform With Industry Leading VTrak J930s

Ultra-Dense Expansion Chassis Provides High-Availability, Flexibility and Energy-Efficiency in a Cost-Effective Package

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - PROMISE Technology Inc., a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions for the rich media market and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ enabled devices, today announced the general availability of the VTrak™ J930s expansion chassis which was introduced at NAB 2012. The PROMISE VTrak J930s is an ultra-dense 6Gbps SAS 4U/60-bay expansion chassis that enables data hungry applications to massively scale in a dense amount of rack space without having to sacrifice valuable server real estate. With dual power and cooling modules the J930s provides exceptional power efficiency to improve operational cost over traditional storage deployments, addressing one of the top 10 storage challenges facing IT professionals today.

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The VTrak J930s is the perfect complement for rich media and post production professionals allowing them to fully exploit such critical tasks as archiving, nearline storage asset management, proxy editing, working with 10-bit uncompressed digital assets and working in 4k environments.

"We are very excited to be able to offer this incredibly robust expansion to our industry leading VTrak series of RAID data storage solutions," said Alice Chang, CMO, PROMISE Technology. "This is another strong example of our ability to develop and deliver storage solutions in direct response to our customers' demands for increased flexibility for their storage options which allow them to expand their competitive advantage."

The VTrak J930s 4U/60 - bay ultra-dense enclosure delivers high performance 6G SAS with advanced enterprise level reliability and redundancy. Dual active-active JBOD I/O modules allow for redundant data paths to ensure data availability. Using the latest multi-lane 6G SAS host interface, the VTrak J930s has the available bandwidth and low latency to support all types of applications. The four physical ports per controller give the user flexible connectivity options. The VTrak J930s can be connected as an expansion chassis for VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystems or to SAS enabled servers. The J930s supports a flexible architecture that allows for connectivity to 6G and 3G hard drives and SSDs. Available with redundant active-active I/O modules, all models also feature fully redundant hot-swap power and cooling units that can deliver 90 percent power efficiency helping lower your carbon footprint.

VTrak J930s Highlights

  • 4U/60 - bay Ultra-Dense Enclosure
  • High Bandwidth 6G SAS Architecture
  • Ships with Dual redundant I/O modules
  • Up to 90% power efficiency
  • Ships with eight 6G mini SAS (4x) ports, four ports per I/O module
  • Redundant, Hot-Swap Field Replaceable Units (FRUs)
  • SES-3 compliant in-band enclosure management
  • Ships with 3TB 7200 RPM SAS drives

VTrak J930s Pricing and Availability
The PROMISE VTrak J930s expansion chassis are available in North America and Europe through PROMISE's network of distributors and value added resellers. MSRP for the J930s ultra-dense 4U/60-bay is priced at $69,999 USD.

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About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
PROMISE Technology, a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions to the data center, cloud, surveillance and rich media markets and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt devices, develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID storage solutions recognized worldwide, ranging from a complete line of RAID controller cards to FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level and consumer data protection needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support. Headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., PROMISE has operations throughout Asia and Europe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at

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