• ES4600CAPACITY, SPEED
    & DENSITY


    Ultra high density system at 4U60 exceeds speed and
    capacity requirements for your enterprise applications.


  • ES4600PROTECT, SCALE
    & GROW


    Safeguard your business and enjoy non-disruptive,
    incremental storage growth up to petabyte capacity.


  • ES4600AFFORDABLE, EFFICIENT
    & POWERFUL


    Leverage the power & efficiency of virtualization with
    the industry's most reliable SAN storage solutions.


ULTRASTOR® ES4600

Ultra dense, 60 disk, intelligent iSCSI and FC SAN storage array designed to meet your data center, cloud and archive requirements

 

The ULTRASTOR® ES4600 Series is a dense iSCSI & FC SAN storage system with embedded active/active RAID architecture that provides the highest level of performance, reliability and scalability in its class. The ES4600 delivers exceptional performance using 15K enterprise SAS disks, while maintaining the lowest possible cost-per-terabyte. Expand drive density from 60 disks up to 180 disks in a 12U rackspace.

 

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ULTRASTOR ES4600 Petabyte iSCSI SAN Storage Array 

 

Achieve Total Business Continuity

The ULTRASTOR® ES4600 is an ultra dense iSCSI and FC SAN storage system offering the highest level of reliability and scalability for mission critical, enterprise applications. The ES4600's 4U 60 disk design delivers exceptional performance at the lowest possible cost-per-terabyte. Featuring dual active-active storage controllers and redundant, load-balancing power supplies, the ES4600 is the best choice for 24/7 system availability in your data center.

 

 

Main Features


 

Enterprise-class Storage Platform
New ULTRASTOR® GEN4 SAN storage platform delivers over 50% more peformance, 100% more capacity, native VAAI integration and powerful storage administration capabilities.

Hybrid Disk Technologies
Combine disk technologies to meet I/O demands. Optimize workloads by prioritizing data requirements across groups of 7.2K, 10K and 15K Enterprise SAS disk drives.

Array-based Replication
Protect valuable business data with array-based replication. Leverage asynchronous data protection capabilities built into every ES4600 system.

Thin Provisioning
Configure storage volumes for current and future use. Purchase the capacity you need today and add incremental storage expansion as for maximum return on investment.

DXE™ Hardware Acceleration
Powerful data offload acceleration reduces host CPU utilization and boosts performance at the system level for increased performance and hardware efficiency.

 

Centralize Storage Across Your Enterprise

The ULTRASTOR® ES4600 leverages advancements in iSCSI technology to offer practical storage benefits: easily adapt to your current infrastructure, increase bandwidth and availability while allowing multiple servers to share a single storage pool. VAAI support provides hardware acceleration and added functionality within your VMware infrastructure. Select from 10GbE, 1GbE and Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity for quick and easy deployment.

 

 

ULTRASTOR Data Center Storage Solutions

 Scale Your SAN to Petabyte Capacity

The ES4600 is a VMware certified, enterprise SAN solution that exceeds the demands of your virtual data center. Integrated software features such as thin provisioning offer incremental storage scalability up to petabyte capacity. Volume-based snapshots provide powerful point-in-time data protection and restore capabilities - critical in maintaining fluid business continuity. Grow your capacity by simply adding up to 2 expansion shelves, offering a total of 180 drives in a 12U rackspace.

 

 

 

Powerful Storage Management

The ES4600 offers powerful and simple storage management. ULTRASTOR's intuitive web based interface offers complete system management and monitoring capabilities via HTTP, HTTPS and SSH. Receive real time system notifications through email without additional software. SNMP support allows integration with existing SNMP-based monitoring environments.

 

 

Highest Level of Service & Support

Enhance Technology delivers high performance and reliability with the ULTRASTOR® ES4600 series. A comprehensive service and support plan includes a standard 3-year depot repair warranty, 1st year Advance Replacement Program (ARP) and optional On-Site Support contracts.

 

 

Product Benefits


 

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Performance

Boost IOPS by up to 50% with dynamic hardware offload technology.

Enterprise-Class

Meet and exceed the demands of your enterprise applications and capacity requirements.

Scalability

Add on-demand capacity growth without interrupting I/O. Dynamically scale to 720TB.
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Resiliency

Reduce risk, maintain fluid business continuity and meet service level objectives.

VMware

VMware certified SAN storage delivers accelerated performance with VAAI integration.

Simplicity

Enjoy the simplicity of fully integrated hardware that is easy to deploy, configure and manage.

 

Product Specifications


 

 

ES4600TG

ES4600P6

ES4600FS

Max. Raw Capacity

720TB [1]

720TB [1]

720TB [1]

Max. Drives

180 [2]

180 [2]

180 [2]

Form Factor

Dual (2) Controllers
60-Disk, 4 RU

Dual (2) Controllers
60-Disk, 4 RU

Dual (2) Controllers
60-Disk, 4 R
U

Memory

4GB / 8GB

4GB / 8GB

4GB / 8GB

Data I/O Ports

(4) SFP+, 10GbE iSCSI

(12) RJ45, 1GbE iSCS

(8) SFP, 8G FC

Disk Support

  • 2TB 7.2K NL-SAS (3.5" Low Profile)
  • 3TB 7.2K NL-SAS (3.5" Low Profile)
  • 4TB 7.2K NL-SAS (3.5" Low Profile)
  • 600GB 15K SAS (3.5" Low Profile)
  • 900GB 10K SAS (3.5" Low Profile)

Storage Protocols

10GbE iSCSI

1GbE iSCSI

8G Fibre Channel

RAID & Volume

  • RAID level 0 ( 0+1 ), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 & JBOD
  • Multiple array support
  • Up to 4096 logical volumes
  • Up to 64 disk drives per volume group
  • Hot-swap drive support
  • Global & dedicated spare drive assignment
  • Non-disruptive online volume migration
  • Online volume expansion

High Availability

 

  • Dual-active RAID controller
  • Cache mirroring through high bandwidth channels
  • Flexible RAID group ownership management
  • Management port seamless take-over
  • Online firmware upgrade, no system down time
  • Multi-path & load-balancing support (Microsoft MPIO, MC/S, Trunking, LACP)

 

 Host Connections  Up to 32

Host OS Support

Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows XP, Linux®, Oracle Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX

SnapShot Features

  • Manual or Schedule
  • Up to 32 Snapshots
  • Snapshot roll-back mechanism
  • Writeable Snapshots
  • Volume or file-level restore

Hot-swap Power

(3) 700W, 80+, load-balancing, hot-swap power modules

Power Requirements

100~240 VAC, 46Hz~63Hz

12A~6A, 47Hz~63Hz (each module)

System Cooling

(4) Hot-swap smart fan modules

Operating Temperature 50°F ~ 104°F
Relative Humidity 10% ~ 85% Non-condensing
Weight 190 lbs (110 lbs without disk drives)
Dimensions (L) 33.5" x (W) 19" x (H) 7"
Compliance RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC

 

 

[1]Formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and RAID settings         [2]Based on (1) ES4600 storage system and (2) expansion shelves

 

Product Model Information


  
  
Base model specifications for the ES4600 family of products.

BASE SYSTEMS
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  

ES4600P6

4U, 60-Disk, 1GbE iSCSI Storage System

ES4600TG

4U, 60-Disk, 10G iSCSI Storage System

ES4600FS

4U, 60-Disk, 8G Fibre Channel Storage System

ES4600JS

4U, 60-Disk, Storage Expansion Disk Media for ES4600

 

DISK PACKS
ORDERING MODEL: ES4600-P000 CAPACITY [1]

ES4600-P100

10-Pack,  4TB, 7K NL SAS Disk Pack

40TB

ES4600-P200

10-Pack,  900GB, 10K SAS Disk Pack

9.0TB

ES4600-P300

10-Pack,  600GB, 15K SAS Disk Pack

6.0TB

 

 



 ULTRASTOR ES4600 STORAGE SYSTEM MODELS
  Fully Populated system specifications for the ES4600 family of products.

SYSTEM MODEL
ORDERING MODEL: ES4600XX-F000 CAPACITY [1]

ES4600-F100

Includes (60), 4.0TB, 7K NL SAS Disk Drives

240TB

ES4600-F101

Includes (60), 3.0TB, 7K NL SAS Disk Drives

180TB

ES4600-F200

Includes (60), 90GB, 10K SAS Disk Drives

54TB

ES4600-F300

Includes (60), 600GB, 15K SAS Disk Drives

36TB

 

 



 ULTRASTOR ES4600 SINGLE-TIER ENTERPRISE STORAGE SOLUTION
  Complete, single-tier storage solutions offer maximum capacity and IOPS for immediate large-scale demands.

SYSTEM MODEL
ORDERING MODEL: ES4600XX-F000 CAPACITY [2]

ES4600-F110

Includes (180), 4.0TB, 7K NL SAS Disk Drives

720TB

ES4600-F210

Includes (180), 90GB, 10K SAS Disk Drives

162TB

ES4600-F310

Includes (180), 600GB, 15K SAS Disk Drives

108TB

[2] NOTE: Total capacity based on one ES4600 system and two Expansion shelves

 

 


 

 

  ULTRASTOR ES4600 TWO-TIER ENTERPRISE STORAGE SOLUTION
  Two-tier storage solutions optimized for dynamic environments that require a multiple drive techologies.

SYSTEM MODEL
4.0TB, 7K NL SAS DISKS 900GB, 10K SAS DISKS
600GB, 15K SAS DISKS
CAPACITY [1]

ES4600-F401

50

10

-

206TB

ES4600-F402

40

20

-

172TB

ES4600-F403

30

30

-

138TB

ES4600-F404 20 40
-
104TB
ES4600-F405 10 50
-
70TB
ES4600-F406 50 -
10
209TB
ES4600-F407 40 -
20
178TB
ES4600-F408 30 -
30
147TB
ES4600-F409 20 -
40
116TB

ES4600-F410

10

 

50

85TB

[1] Actual formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and selected RAID configuration

 

 

 

ES4600 Front View  ES4600P6 60 Disk iSCSI SAN  ES4200TG Rear View

ES4600FS FC SAN Rear View

 

Warranty & Order Information


 

 


Warranty

The ULTRASTOR ES 4600 series comes with standard 3-year depot repair warranty, 1-year Advance Replacement Program, and optional On-Site Support program.

Advance Replacement Program (ARP)

ULTRASTOR ES 4600 series includes1st-year ARP on all field replaceable system parts & components at no additional cost. Extended ARP warranties are available for added investment protection.

Onsite Service Contracts
Contact our storage specialists for additional Onsite service contract options.
  • SS3YR85NBD
    3-Year 8/5 help desk, next business day onsite service contract.
  • SS3YR247NBD
    3-Year 24/7 help desk, next business day onsite service contract.
Onsite Service Spares Kits
Contact our storage specialists for additional service kit options.
  • ES4600-OSSK-1
    1+ of each power module, fan module, and hard drive
  • ES4600-OSSK-2
    1+ of each power module, fan module, hard drive, and controller
Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) Before contacting the Service Department, please contact your regional Technical Support Department /Territory Manager who will attempt to resolve your problem directly.

 

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ES4100

ES4200

ES4600

Max. Raw Capacity

768TB [1]

768TB [1]

720TB [1]

Max. Number of Disks

192

192

180

Form Factor

(24) 2.5" Disks
Dual (2) controller in 2U rack

24 (3.5") Disks
Dual (2) controllers in 4U rack

60 (3.5") Disks
Dual (2) controllers in 4U rack

Memory

4GB / 8GB

4GB / 8GB

4GB / 8GB

Host Connection

  • 10GbE iSCSI
  • 8Gb/s Fibre Channel
  • 1GbE iSCSI
  • 10GE iSCSI
  • 8Gb/s Fibre Channel
  • 1GbE iSCSI
  • 10GbE iSCSI
  • 8Gb/s Fibre Channel

Disk Support

  • 1TB 7.2K NL-SAS
  • 600GB - 900GB 10K SAS
  • 400 / 800GB / 1TB SSD
  • 2TB, 3TB, 4TB 7.2K NL-SAS
  • 600GB 15K SAS
  • 900GB 10K SAS
  • 800GB SSD
  • 2TB, 3TB, 4TB 7.2K NL-SAS
  • 600GB 15K SAS
  • 900GB 10K SAS

Technical specifications are subject to change without notice.                  [1] Formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and RAID setting

Key Benefits

  • Fault tolerant, fully redundant, active controller design
  • Robust hardware design ensures predictable reliability
  • Multiple RAID pool support for efficient utilization of disks
  • Scalable design offers incremental capacity growth
  • Certified for use in VMware environments

What Our Customers Are Saying blurb

  • Gary Hall, CEO & Founder, MacAce

    Our ES3160 SANs have performed faultlessly with continually increased load. Performance and I/O have significantly improved over our previous storage systems.

  • Jake Bloedow, Network Admin, Thriveon

    Our ULTRASTOR ES3160P4 has been amazing! Our ES3160 SAN has allowed us to rapidly grow out our data center and provide customers with the most reliable service.

  • Mike Thompson, Western Digital Corporation

    ULTRASTOR is a solid performer. This system can compete side by side with some of the best systems that we have tested in our lab to date.

  • A.J. Lacomba, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    We have been very happy with our SAN design and choice of hardware vendors. Our ULTRASTOR systems have been working flawlessly.

  • Kenaz Thomas, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

    This is just incredible that we can do everything in just one unit! Overall, so far we are very satisfied and in our opinion we got the best bang for the buck!

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