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Agility, Reliability and Ultimate in Value

The Vess R3000 Series unified storage appliance consolidates both block and file protocols onto a single hardware platform, providing today’s SMB IT operations with cost-effective ways to be flexible, meet performance goals while simplifying storage administration. High availability features design with active-active configuration, the Vess R3000 Series storage solutions can be used in data-intensive environments such as virtualized, cloud data centers or mid-size to large scale surveillance installations utilizing the VESS A Series products where no downtime is required. From Terabytes to Petabytes and beyond with support for on-demand expansion capability plus advanced storage services features bundled, the Vess R3000 Series offerings are the most cost-effective solutions that all SMB’s can afford.

PROMISE Vess R3000 Series

Efficient, Intelligent and Highly Scalable for Your Business Needs

Future proof your storage investment, the Vess R3000 Series supports up to 208 hard drives with online expansion capability. Over-allocating of storage leveraging Thin-Provisioning feature helps take the worry out of planning and testing when additional capacity is required in the future. The included Read/Write Flash Cache Acceleration feature provides additional performance boost while lowering the latency. PROMISE intelligent data caching automatically promotes hot data to cache in real time, so you get the full benefit of flash performance. An additional layer of data protection with the use of the Snapshot feature aides with Point-in-Time content recovery when your business needs it most.

PROMISE Vess R3000 Series

Simplifying Management and Support

Simplicity and ease of use are absolutely crucial for SMBs with limited IT resources. The Vess R3000 is designed specially with SMBs in mind as it features One Plug Auto Service (OPAS) to reduce maintenance complexity and streamline an easier tech support workflow. Simply plug in a USB drive and the user can retrieve information about the system for tech support, upgrade firmware, reset passwords and much more. Embedded web storage management with intelligence Wizard technology helps reduce the learning curve for setup and configuring of the storage solution in your environment.

PROMISE Vess R3000 Series

PROMISE Vess R3000 Series

Going the Extra Mile to Protect Your Data

The Vess R3000’s new CacheGuard Data Protection features, Advanced Battery Flash Backup, go that extra mile to ensure your data is safe in case of power loss. Delivering protection of RAID controller write cache content beyond the standard 72-hour window, you can rest assured knowing your data is protected even when disaster strikes. Predictive Data Migration (PDM) proactive and predictive analytics keep your data safe with self healing technology.

Virtualization Ready

Ready to confront any challenge in today’s virtualized IT environment, the Vess R3000 Series is certified with VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Veeam, and DataCore SANsymphony.

Virtualization enables dynamic storage allocations such that physical layers of storage can be utilized most effectively. As virtual machines continue to increase with more virtualized deployments, 16Gb Fibre Channel performance delivers the faster bandwidth needed for growing infrastructures.

PROMISE Vess R3000 Series


  • Dynamic storage solution optimized for virtualized environments
  • Unified FC & iSCSI connections for SAN and/or NAS in the same storage
  • Support for on demand expansion, ideal for today’s growing data centers
  • Advanced Storage Services included at no extra cost
  • Designed to meet the growing challenge of unstructured data
Promise Vess R3600iS/R3600iD


R3600iS / R3600iD R3600xiS / R3600xiD R3604fiS / R3604fiD R3600tiS / R3600tiD
Control Features
Drive Support
  • Up to 16 3.5” drives
  • 6/12 Gb SAS, 6 Gb SATA HDD2 and SSD
  • Supports any mix of SAS and SATA drives simultaneously in the same enclosure
Memory 8GB x 1 per ctrl (up to 64GB)
Host Connectivity per Ctrl 1x Quad port 1GbE 1x Quad port 1GbE
1x Dual port 10GbE SFP+
1x Quad port 1GbE
1 X Quad port 16GB FC
1x Quad port 1GbE
1x Dual port 10GBASE-T
Memory Online Capacity/Volume Expansion up-to 12 JBOD's, 208 drives
Operational Features
RAID Levels 0, 1 , 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
RAID Stripe Size Support 64K, 128K, 256K, 512K and 1MB
Hot Spares Global or dedicated with revertible option
Max pool per System Advance pool: 32 | Standard pool: 32)
Max Volumes per System Advance pool: 1024 | Standard pool: 991
Max Volumes per Pool Advance pool: 256 | Standard pool: 31
Storage Expansion per Ctrl 1 x one 12Gb SAS Mini-SAS (SFF-8644)
Management per Ctrl 1 x RJ-45 1Gb Ethernet and 1x RJ11 Serial Port
NAS Features
Supported Network Protocols SMB/CIFS (Windows, MAC), NFS (Linux/Unix), FTP, WebDAV
Max. NAS Share 1024 per pool
NAS Share Size 1PB
Concurrent Sessions / Memory 256 for each protocol /32GB, 128 for each protocol /16GB
Max. Account 10K
Supported Domain Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, Apple Open Directory
Max. Domain Account 100k
Data Management Permission Management, Quota Management, Online Expansion
System Management
Supported OSs Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, OS X 10.x, RHEL 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, and 7.2, SLES 11, 11 SP4, and 12 SP1
Software Certification VMware ESXi 6.7, Citrix Server 7.4, Windows Server 2012 R2
Mechanical Specifications
Power Supply CRPS 550W ; Effciency 80PLUS Certifed Redundant Power Supply
Voltage AC: 100-240VAC; DC: 180-320VDC Auto-Ranging
Current < 8A@100-240VAC@full load; < 8A@180-320VDC@full load
Power Conversion Effciency >80% @ 110V (>20% load), >80% @ 240V (>20% load) Temperature Range
Temperature Range Operational: 5° to 35°C, Non-Operational: -40° to 60°C
Humidity Operational: 20% to 80% (Non-Condensing), Non--Operational: ~ 95% (Non-Condensing)
Acoustic Noise Levels < 60dB, 25C
Shock Operational: 5G, 11 ms duration, Non-Operational: 30G, 11ms duration
Vibration Operational: 0.2G, 5 to 500Hz (sine wave) ; 0.41G, 3-10-200-500Hz (Random) ,
Non-Operational: 1G, 5 to 500Hz (sine wave) ; 2.256G, 5-80-350-500Hz (Random)
Safety and Emission Certifcation EMC Class A: CE, FCC, VCCI, BSMI, RCM
Environmental Standards RoHS, WEEE
Dimensions (H x W x D) 131mm x 446.7mm x 507mm (5.2” x 17.6” x 19.96”)
Mechanical Specifications
Warranty 3 years limited warranty
Supported Hardware Options Flash Module, 8Gb and 16Gb SFP Optical Transceiver, SAS Cable, 6G SAS-to-SATA Interposer Adapter,10Gb SFP+ Optical Transceiver


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