SmartStor NSx700 RAID storage systems are now available including RAID certified hard disk drives for 24×7 usage
Promise Technology will be exhibiting at IFSEC 2011 in Birmingham, UK to demonstrate their complete range of professional RAID storage systems, optimized for storing huge data streams within video surveillance projects of any size.
RAID storage provides a centralized system for storing data from a video management system for IP based cameras, which can also be connected via Ethernet topology to a local area network (LAN). The connectivity to video management software systems (VMS) can be realized by using NAS- or iSCSI technologies. Using the iSCSI interface offers the highest possible data transfer rate of video data, completely managed by the VMS system.
Beside well known RAID storage systems for a rack mounted solution, Promise Technology will also be showing the 4bay and 6bay desktop solutions SmartStor NS4700 and NS6700 which include prescanned, prequalified and preconfigured high end hard disk drives. As turn key solution SmartStor offers capacities of up to 12 TeraBytes, a data transfer rate up to 210 MByte/s and approximately 2 Gbit/s via two Ethernet interfaces.
Also on display at Promise’s booth at IFSEC in Birmingham will be the established VessRAID storage systems. These are optimized for applications with 160 TByte capacities in video surveillance applications via NAS, iSCSI or FibreChannel, as well as the fully redundant VTrak RAID Storage Systems connectable to 8 Gbit/s FibreChannel storage area networks.
Albrecht Hestermann, Marketing Director for Promise said: “We have an exciting range to show at IFSEC this year, and because we’ve developed solutions to fit a range of requirements, we’ve also produced a new guide for video surveillance applications, which will be available at our booth. We’re looking forward to meeting people to discuss and deliver a storage solution which meets their requirements.”
The Promise Storage Guide for video surveillance applications is also available to download at www.promise.com/surveillance and has been produced to help installers and project managers choose the right storage solution for their video surveillance requirements.
What: PROMISE exhibiting at IFSEC 2011 in Birmingham
When: 16th – 19th May 2011
Where: NEC Birmingham, IFSEC 2011, Hall 4, Booth 4, C45
PROMISE Technology solutions are available from Avnet, Microtronica / Arrow Central Europe, The Global Distribution Group and Anixter.
About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
With a long history of innovation, Promise Technology develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID solutions recognised worldwide, ranging from a complete line of RAID controller cards to FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. With product offerings to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level consumer data protection needs, Promise products are notable by their integrated Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support.
Headquartered in Milpitas, USA and Hshinsu, Taiwan., Promise has operations throughout Europe and Asia.
High End hard disk drives for 24×7 applications
Promise Technology only uses hard disk drives qualified for reliable RAID applications and run in systems 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Furthermore all HDDs are prescanned to decrease the failure rate under operational conditions. The preinstalled HDDs are based on industry leading SATA interfaces and offer a very good price / capacity ratio for professional applications.
SmartStor turnkey storage solution
SmartStor NS4700 and NS6700 are available as a turnkey storage solution via authorized distributors. Installers of the video surveillance solution just need to connect the devices via Ethernet to the cctv LAN and connect to the VMS system via NAS or iSCSI functionality. SmartNAVI management software ensures a smooth and swift setup of the system.
SmartStor NSx7000 turnkey solution includes the access to Promise’s worldwide service and support network. The access to technical support is available via Promise’s website using the e-support tool. As well as the two year product warranty, an Advance Replacement Service is available free of charge for both installers and the end user company. In case of any failure the connection to Promise’s technical support will respond swiftly and if required send out a replacement for a defective module within one working day. Advance Replacement is an additional support especially for the installer to minimise their workload in delivering post sales service.
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