vSAN: The easy and powerful enterprise-class Shared Storage Workflow Metadata Controller for content-centric and rich media workflows

People, brands and companies creating content and searching for max uptime and great performance now have an answer. vSAN is an economical and simpler alternative for media and entertainment industry. It provides higher availability and performance potential for workflows that are mission critical. Plus, it gives the option for immense scalability making it idea even for demanding enterprise software and applications.

The infrastructure of vSAN ensures that when you want to create premium content while broadcasting 24×7, there is zero downtime. We know every second of lag time impacts the quality of content shared and thus the business. vSAN supports 4K workflows for big teams while being flexible and customisable.

vSAN Helps By:

  • Boosting uptime and productive through automated optimisation of file sequences and defragmentation.
  • Creating a shared storage that keeps the focus on work and not on maintenance of storage.
  • Working with the network fabric you prefer and the storage.
  • Supporting creative application that run on Linux, Mac and Windows workstations.
  • Providing security of files through a directory that allows management of permissions.

Sourceit’s platform is friendly with Ethernet, off-the-shelf storage and Fibre Channels which gives users the freedom to configure it according to their needs. It also gives the flexibility to share metadata between suites and users and to collaborate on projects by sharing media. It even creates a whole system of workflow that manages:

  • Projects
  • Data life-cycle Management
  • ProjectStore PRO
  • Tiering
  • Replication

Some clicks and with vSAN you get a robust shared storage network that is easy to manage through a web User Interface. When you require better return on investment, higher productivity, utmost performance and automatic features such as sequence defragmentation, vSAN is the answer. Some particularly impressive feats of vSAN are:

Storage Progressed

We comprehend the requirement of the biggest names and brands in the media world. It is why we are the preferred answer when it comes to storage solutions. Sourceit has become the pioneers for online, post-production, archive and broadcast solutions. We deliver to the world systems that are:

  • Easy
  • Fast
  • Reliable

Great customer service, exceptional design and architecture and a user experience that amazes are our fortes which make us the number one option for complicate storage requirements.

A Few Features of vSAN

  • High Availability with failover
  • Data life-cycle tools
  • Optional project management
  • High resolution at all times
  • A complete media-centric workflow system
  • Maximum performance and bandwidth
  • Intelligent and automated
  • High speed storage and network

Superior Performance & Abilities

  1. Notification of events
  2. Monitors hardware and offers reports
  3. Enterprise grade
  4. Extreme availability through cooling, power supply and controllers
  5. Defragmentation and file optimisation are automated
  6. Scaling of storage and pooling allowed
  7. Supports connections limitlessly
  8. License is floating and centralised
  9. High security of files through directory support
  10. Backup tiering and replication offered as an option

Technical Specifications

  • 1U rack-optimized enclosure
  • Intel® Xeon® Quad-Core processor
  • 12GB 1066MHz DDR3 ECC Memory
  • 1 available 16 lane PCI Express slot
  • Dual port 8Gb Fibre Channel Card with SFPs
  • Mirrored hot swap 1TB Hitachi enterprise-class SATA hard drives
  • Redundant hot swap 710W auto-sensing power supplies
  • 4x USB 2.0 ports (2 front, 2 rear)
  • 2x GbE ports
  • 1x Serial port (for UPS support)
  • VGA graphics port
  • Lights-out-management via Active Viewer
  • Active Viewer, part of the Active Storage Management Suite
  • Rack rail kit with hardware

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Configurations vSAN
Suggested Retail $36,999 (per pair) unlimited capacity & client licenses for Mac, Windows and Linux
Max. Clients 15
Processor Intel® Xeon® Quad-Core E5620 2.4 GHz
Memory 12GB 1066MHz DDR3 ECC
Storage 2x 1TB 7200 RPM enterprise-class SATA
Graphics On-board VGA
Interfaces 2x 8Gb Fibre Channel, 4x USB 2.0, 2x Gb Ethernet, 1x RS232 (UPS)
Technical Support 3-year – 24/7/365 phone and e-mail support
Warranty 3-year hardware replacement