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QuickStor 435S-DSS
Price: $41,568.47 USD
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MENDAX MICRO QuickStor  435S-DSS

QuickStor with Open-E enterprise class storage provides superior performance, security, and scalability at a fraction of the cost of alternative storage offerings. Advanced features of Open-E DSS V6 include Data and Volume Replication, Volume Snapshot, Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes, WORM and NDMP. Additionally, Open-E DSS V6 supports a wide variety of hardware RAID platforms from the industry’s leading names. The versatility of the Open-E DSS V6 also allows users to combine NAS systems with iSCSI SAN systems, and provides built-in virus protection, while enabling the connection of multiple Network Interface Controllers, including Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand.

Current system configuration TOP Go to the Top of the page

Motherboard 1 X EATX MBD DUAL XEON S1336 DDR3 6SATA VID 6PCIE GETH
Chassis 1 X RACKSERV SATA 1U 4-BAY CHASSIS 650W REDUNDANT
Processor 1 X BOX QUAD XEON E5603 4C 1.60GHZ 4M 4.8GTS S1366
Device 1 1 X 500GB SEAGATE® CONST™ ES SATA 3Gb/s
Device 5 1 X SLIM CD ROM DRIVE
LAN card 1 X DUAL INTEL 82564EB GIGABIT ETHERNET 10/100/1000
Graphic card 1 X INTEL GRAPHICS MEDIA ACCELERATOR
Rails/Brackets 1 X SLIDING RAILS FOR MENDAX RACKSERV SERVERS
Warranty 1 X THREE YEARS MANUFACTURER'S SERVER WARRANTY
Support 1 X STD 24/7 SERVER SUPPORT, 1 TO 3 DAYS PARTS REPLCMT
Storage software 1 X Open-E DSS V7 Lite 2TB
External Floppy 1 X 1.44" USB FLOPPY DRIVE FOR MENDAX SERVERS
CPU Cooling 1 X SVR THERMAL SOLUTION PASSIVE
CPU Cooling 2 1 X SVR THERMAL SOLUTION PASSIVE
Ram memory 1 X 3GB 1066MHZ DDR3 ECC REG PAR CL7 DIMM SR INTEL


Specifications TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Memory Supports up to 96 Gb of DDR3
Chipset 5500
Graphics / Video Server engine LLC pilot II 64 Mb DDR2 memory 8 Mb allocated to graphics
Rear panel Remove PS/2 options
Power 1 x 650 W redundant or 1 x 560 W fixed
Supported memory 1Gb 1033 Mhz ECC DDR3

Maximum capacities TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
  Low High
Supported Processors: Quad Xeon 1.86 Ghz Intel Core Xeon 3.20 Ghz
Supported Memory: 3GB 667Mhz ECC DDR2 48GB 667Mhz ECC DDR2
Storage: 146 GB 4 TB
Notes:
  - Not all combinations of memory and processors are compatible. Always purchase your spare parts and upgrades from Mendax Micro to avoid compatibility issues and downtime.

What's in the box TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
With the purchase of this Mendax server, included in your box you will find:
  • (1) Mendax Teramax 435S Server
  • (2) 82564EB Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • (1) Server Implimentation CD
  • (6) Cat 5 Ethernet patch cable – 6ft
  • (1) NEMA-5 power cord – 6ft
  • (1) Intel processor booklet
  • (1) Quality control checklist

Additional components, manuals or drivers may be included depending on different options you may choose when purchasing this server.


Open-E main features TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
  • Installable on any media: internal HDD, RAID Array, USB, SATA and IDE DOM, or any other bootable media
  • Enhanced Graphical
  • User Interface
  • Symantec Backup Exec backup agent (RALUS) to support versions 11, 12 and 12.5
  • Basic API Configuration
  • Improved random performance of iSCSI
  • Windows Server 2008 Clustering Support (persistent reservation SCSI-3)
  • Hardware RAID Support
  • Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes
  • Volume and Data Replication
  • Volume Snapshot
  • iSCSI Initiator / iSCSI Target
  • Backup Functionality
  • NDMP 3.0 Support
  • WORM (Write Once Read Many) Support
  • Shadow Copy of OS for System Update
  • Multiple Network Interface Card (NIC) Support
  • Network Bonding/Teaming
  • Task Mechanism with Scheduling
  • Network UPS Support
  • Fibre Channel Support
  • Multi-CPU Support
  • IP-SEC

GUI Administration TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
New & Improved! Powerful and Intuitive Web-based User Interface
The web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) of the Open-E Data Storage Software V6 (DSS V6) software makes remote management of the storage device a simple task. By using a web-browser, the DSS can be easily managed from anywhere within the network.

Secured Administration Access
Open-E’s DSS V6 is accessed and configured through a web-based, password-protected GUI over Secured Socket Layer (SSL) administration access.

Console Tool
Open-E’s DSS V6 can be managed by using the console tool. For security reasons some advanced and critical administrator tasks like “removing and restoring volumes” and “checking and repairing the file system”, can only be managed from the console. Through the console tool, an administrator monitors the status of the network and memory usage, install drivers and hardware and perform other tasks.

Remote Access of Console Tool
The Open-E DSS V6 supports remote access of the console tool enabling management of the server from anywhere in the network.

Tuning Tools
The performance of the DSS V6 server can be increased by changing the settings of disk, network, file system or network using “Tuning Tools”.

Multiple Management Levels
The Open-E DSS V6 supports three levels of administrative rights: Full Access, Maintenance and Administration.

Update System (Local or Internet)
Update downtime is reduced with the new Update System feature making it possible to reboot from the old system.

Network Management TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Standard Network Gateway Support
The Open-E DSS V6 can be used with structured networks in business environments and has an optional data access via Intranet or Internet.

DHCP Client
Assigning IP addresses in a network can be centrally managed and automated through using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

Multiple Network Interface Card (NIC) Support
The Open-E DSS V6 supports usage of two or more network cards to access separate sub-networks or to increase the bandwidth and allows administrators to select services to be enabled on a specified NIC.

Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT)
AFT assures greater reliability by providing a secondary network adapter which automatically takes over, should the primary network adapter fails.

Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB)
ALB enhances data throughput by automatically routing data through alternative paths as the application changes.

10 Gb Ethernet with TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)
To improve the data throughput and latency, the Data Storage Server V6 supports 10 GbE to increase bandwidth, improve overall performance, and reduce message latency across connections. The Open-E DSS V6 supports some 10GbE cards with TCP/IP.

InfiniBand Support
Open-E supports InfiniBand cards that increase bandwidth, improved overall performance, and reduced message latency across connections.

Proxy Settings
The Open-E software allows the configuration of the Proxy Server for Internet connections.

IP-Sec
The Open-E DSS V6 supports the Secure Internet Protocol (IPsec). This protocol secures data transmitted across a network, preventing confidential and personal information being intercepted or modified.

Storage management TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
New & Improved! Automatic Failover for iSCSI Volumes
Open-E DSS V6 provides fault tolerance via iSCSI Volume Replication. Data is copied in real time to the primary server and every change is immediately mirrored to a secondary server and in the event of a failure of the primary server Open-E DSS V6 automatically switches operations to the secondary server.

New & Improved! Volume Replication
DSS V6 provides both Synchronous and Asynchronous Volume Replication. Asynchronous Volume Replication is also supported over a WAN with both pair to pair support and multiple sources support.

Cross Data Synchronization
Open-E DSS V6 synchronizes files and directories from one NAS server to another. Disaster recovery or Disk-to-Disk backup synchronization utilizes block-based data transfer that minimizes network traffic. DSS V6 can synchronize data in both directions: the DSS V6 can be the source and destination of files at the same time, allowing to cross-backup data on several servers.

New & Improved! SCSI-3 Persistent Reservation
Support for persistent reservation commands. This enables support for Windows 2008 and Windows Cluster.

New & Improved! Sys check
Enables you to check the performance of your system.

Hardware and Software iSCSI Initiator
Open-E DSS V6 supports hardware iSCSI Initiators and has a software iSCSI Initiator for easily expanding the storage capacity of the NAS server. New units and logical volumes can be added by connecting an iSCSI storage system to the NAS server.

Hardware and Software Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) Support
The Open-E DSS V6 supports Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), SCSI, Serial ATA and IDE controllers of all leading hardware RAID controller manufacturers. The integrated software RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 provides more flexibility and cost savings while creating storage solutions. By mirroring two hardware RAID arrays, the probability of failure can be reduced. The DSS V6 offers highest flexibility in redundancy, performance, costs and storage volume.

Software RAID Degraded Mode
The DSS V6 software boasts a means for creating a RAID when a Hard Disk Drives (HDD) is missing or broken.

E-mail Notification for RAID Issues
Email alerts are sent to the system administrator in case of issues with the RAID through the DSS software.

Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) Support
The DSS V6 software includes S.M.A.R.T support for detecting and reporting the status of the Hard Disk Drives (HDD) anticipated on failures.

E-mail Notification for S.M.A.R.T.
Email alerts are sent to the system administrator in case of HDD problems through the DSS V6 software.

Multiple Fiber Channel HBA Support
For higher bandwidth, better latency and performance, the Open-E DSS V6 version supports Fiber Channel HBA´s from Emulex, Qlogic and LSI. Fiber Channel is the standard connection type for connecting high speed storage devices to computers in Storage Area Networks (SAN).

Hardware RAID Controller Support
The Open-E DSS V6 solution can support most hardware ATA / SATA / SCSI RAID controllers of:

- 3ware
- Adaptec
- Areca
- Buslogic
- Dell
- HighPoint
- HP Smart Array
- ICP Vortex
- Intel
- LSI Logic
- Marvell
- Promise
- Symbios/LSILogic
- Tekram


Monitoring TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Hardware Monitoring
Open-E DSS V6 monitors hardware status such as temperature, voltage and fan speed provided by the motherboard's sensors.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) (v2 & v3)
The DSS V6 uses SNMP for monitoring data throughput, Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Random Access Memory (RAM) usage to name a few.

Email Notification
In the event of a technical failure of the storage device, administrators are alerted by Email.

Log Function
The Open-E log file is an effective instrument in analyzing and solving technical issues.


Specific network attached storage functional TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Windows Active Directory / Primary Domain Controller Support
Open-E DSS V6 supports Windows Active Directory (AD), Primary Domain Controller (PDC), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and AD & NIS User-/Group ID synchronization to leverage information about users, groups, systems and other resources stored in the Active Directory. The support of Access Control List (ACL) ensures that access rights of users are automatically taken over from the Domain.

Support for Network Information Service (NIS)
The Open-E DSS V6 supports NIS for easier and consistent access of information stored on any other data storage server using NIS directory service protocol by enabling distribution of system configuration data such as user and host names between computers on a computer network.

File System with Journaling Support
Journaling support makes the file system more reliable and allows easier, faster recovery from unexpected shutdowns.

User and Group Quota Control
Administrators can control users with large disk requirements by assigning a dedicated share or by restricting their individual usage through individual user quotas or to assign a quota to a group to which the user belongs.

Antivirus (server's shares scanning)
Open-E DSS V6 has an integrated Antivirus software tool for scanning shares on viruses at predefined points in time. The Virus Definition Database can be updated and is stored on the NAS device.

Antivirus (online scanning)
The Data Storage Software V6 also supports online scanning of files transferred via the SMB and FTP protocol.

USB Storage Support for Dynamic Disk
USB Units connected to DSS V6 can be used as a Dynamic Units – which can be easily used for local backups.

Backup-Agents (Veritas, EMC Dantz, CA BrightStor) Support
Open-E DSS V6 backup agents help administrators to backup and protect data on NAS servers with backup software from Veritas, Dantz, or CA BrightStor ARCserve thus improving data transfer, network security and real-time directory browsing, monitoring tasks and supporting cross-platform backup support.

Supported Network Clients and Network File Protocol
Open-E DSS V6 supports the file based protocols CIFS (Common Internet File System)/SMB, NFS (Network File System), FTP (File Transfer Protocol), FTPS and Apple Talk enabling Windows, Linux, Unix and Macintosh clients to share data on the same server.

External Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
The Open-E DSS V6 supports external LDAP enabling administrators to configure and manage multiple DSS V6 systems from one single point (either an Open-E software with a LDAP database or any other LDAP server).


Specific iSCSI functionality TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Multiple Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocols (CHAP) per Target
In Open-E DSS V6, CHAP users can be assigned to a specific iSCSI target. CHAP is an authentication schema, managed by user name and password, to validate the identity of users to manage the access rights of users to targets.

MPIO Support
The Open-E DSS V6 allows set multiple connections to one target increasing performance and reliability.


Backup functionality TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Task Mechanism with Scheduling
Management of all the tasks is much easier and convenient using the unified task mechanism with scheduling for data and volume replication, backup and snapshot. Tasks are scheduled as to when to activate and may have many schedules.

Virtual Tapes
Configure tape drive emulation on share or Dynamic Volume (e.g. dynamically attached hard drive) backup for tape drives is the same as backup on virtual tapes.

Worm
Worm provides Write Once Read Many functionality for data archiving.

New & Improved! NDMP 4.0
Network Data Management Protocol defines a network-based mechanism and protocol for controlling backup, recovery, and other data transfers between primary and secondary storage devices.

Tape Library Support
Automate backups with use of tape drive libraries.

Internal Database
Maintain all backup files including backup history.

Tape Retention Time
Set schedule for tapes to be rewritten for new backup.

Other TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
SWAP Support
SWAP is used to store memory areas on hard drives instead of Random Access Memory (RAM). The DSS software dumps memory to SWAP in case of additional memory is need (e.g. repairing the file system after a degraded RAID).

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Panel Support
Open-E DSS V6 supports single, dual, multiple or pyramid LCD display configuration.

One License per Storage Device
Regardless of the number of users connected to the storage device, Open-E license schema is a one license per DSS V6 and is priced accordingly. Whether you have 5, 500, 15,000 or more, you only pay one price for one Data Storage Software V6 License.

Superuser Function
A "Superuser" account has unrestricted access to all the files and volumes and is an especially helpful feature when certain directories or files are no longer accessible.

Local Backup on Dynamic Units
Through the DSS V6, a local HDD or a USB drive can be defined as a Dynamic Unit and acts like a normal tape drive which can backup the NAS server and be removed without shutting down the server.

Cross Data Synchronization
Open-E DSS V6 synchronize files and directories from one NAS server to another. Disaster recovery or Disk-to-Disk backup synchronization utilizes block-based data transfer that minimizes network traffic. DSS V6 can synchronize data in both directions: the DSS V6 can be the source and destination of files at the same time, allowing to cross-backup data on several servers.

Target Password Support
Open-E DSS V6 allows set up password for iSCSI targets to protect them from unauthorized access.

Read Only Logical Unit Number (LUN)
This function allows the user to set the LUN as a read-only device (for iSCSI Target only).


Open-E screen shots TOP Go to the Top of the page
 
Open-E DSS V6 screen shots (PDF - 2,5 Mo)



Chassis Dimensions TOP Go to the Top of the page

The chassis dimensions for this server are:

19.000 " (Width) X 1.750 " (Height) X 28.000 " (Length/Depth)


Note: Mendax Micro also carries a variety of Short Depth rackmount servers, which can be found here.


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