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24-bay 4U SAN, Dual-Controller, 4x 10Gb iSCSI SFP+


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SAS/SATA 6Gb to 10GbE iSCSI SFP+
4GB RAM
Intel S1200 dual core
3yr Warranty
Description
Qsan AegisSAN Q500

High reliability storage systems optimized for throughput and designed for SMB.


Optimized Throughput
AegisSAN Q500 series are optimized for demanding high-throughput applications. It can deliver more than 6,000MB/s for throughput requirements.

Energy Efficiency
AegisSAN Q500 series adopt power efficient CPU, 80+ Gold PSU, smart enclosure management firmware, and disk auto spindown technologies for more than 60% power saving.

Enterprise Data Protections
Snapshot | Clone | Replication
Qsan array built-in data protection features protect your data under any circumstances without extra charge and without performance impact.

Qsan Data Protection Solution Advantages:
Multipath and failover Instant rollback when virus attacks or accident deletes Reduce the impact risks of disk failures Protect data against disasters Increase application availability Automatic data synchronization to avoid traffic jam Flexible configurations for various storage plans 
Smart Data Management
SSD Caching | Fast Rebuild
Thin Provisioning | Seamless Roaming | Copy Migration
When the original storage planning or configuration doesn’t fit anymore, Qsan smart data management features can recover the status back to normal quickly and minimise the system risk.

SSD Caching
Qsan SSD caching leverages the strengths of both SSDs and SAS/SATA hard drives to cost-effectively meet both high speed and large capacity requirements. It accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drive as extended RAID controller cache for hot data while most of the cold data are stored in the hard drives. 
Performance improvement is up to x 18 times.

Fast Rebuild
Qsan Fast Rebuild only rebuilds the partitions with data. With embedded hardware RAID engine, it can greatly reduce the system loading, minimize the performance impact, and reduce rebuilding time as well.  

Thin Provisioning
The Thin provisioning feature provides efficient use of total available capacity, centralized management, data protection, flexible storage planning, and automatic extension when allocated space runs out.  

QiSOE 2.0: Qsan Hardware Offload Engine
AegisSAN LX series adopts a dedicated CPU core to process iSCSI and Fibre Channel packets. From our lab result, both iSCSI and Fibre Channel storage systems have significant performance improvement.
iSCSI write throughput x1.5 times faster                    FC IOPS performance x1.6 times faster

USB LCD Module
#Security #EasyManagement
Qsan innovated patent filing USB LCM can avoid data leakage in data centers and lower IT management effort.

Hardware Controller Dual active controllers (D) Single upgradable controller (S) Processor Intel dual cores Memory per Controller 4GB upgradable to 8GB Host Channels per Controller 1Gb iSCSI x2 + 1 x management port Optional: + 10Gb RJ-45 iSCSI x2 + 10Gb SFP+ iSCSI x2 + 1Gb iSCSI  x 4

+ 8Gb FC x2 + 16Gb FC x2

+ 6Gb SAS x2  (*Q500-S20 model doesn't support iSCSI protocol) Form Factor 2U12 3U16 4U24 Maximum Drives Supported 256 High Availability Fully redundant and hot-swappable hardware modules Cache mirroring Offload Engine QiSOE: iSCSI hardware offload engine fcQiSOE: FC hardware offload engine Memory Protection 3U16/4U24: Battery backup module 2U12: Copy to flash module Supported Drives 3.5 inch or 2.5 inch 6G SAS, SATA and SSD *MUX boards for SATA drives
*2U 12bay models DO NOT support 12G SAS drives Expansion System J300Q LCD Module USB LCD Module* * Optional Features RAID Levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, and 60 Global and dedicated spares Data Protections Snapshot Volume cloning Remote replication

*Q500-S20 model doesn't support QReplica remote replication. RAID Group and Volume Management Thin provisioning SSD caching* Online migration and expansion Copy (Move) migration Seamless disk roaming * Optional Hard Drive Management Fast rebuild Automatic disk spindown Disk health check Parity check Batch disk firmware upgrade Easy Management Quick installation and wizard Automatic firmware synchronization System configuration restoration Volume configuration restoration Multipath, Failover, and Load-balancing MPIO MC/S Trunking LACP Virtualization VMware, VAAI, Citrix, Hyper-V Operating Systems Windows, Linux, Solaris, Mac * Please check the latest compatibility list. Notifications Email, SNMP trap, browser pop-up windows, Syslog, and Windows messenger Management Web UI (HTTP, HTTPS), API, console, secure telnet, LCD, central management software Enclosure Power Supplies 80+ Gold, redundant, and hot-swappable 2U12: 1+1 400W 3U16: 1+1 550W 4U24: 2+1 550W Environment Operating temperature 0 to 40°C Relative humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing Regulatory CE, FCC, BSMI, UL, cUL Warranty System: 3 years BBM: 1 year C2F: 3 years Dimensions (W x D x H) 2U12: 446.0 x 499.5 x 88.0mm 3U16: 446.0 x 499.5 x 130.0mm 4U24: 446.0 x 499.5 x 176.0mm



Host Interfaces Host Channels per Controller Model (D: Dual Controllers; S: Single Upgradable Controller) 10Gb iSCSI 10Gb RJ-45 iSCSI x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2     10Gb SFP+ iSCSI x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2     2U12: Q500-P21-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-P21-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-P21-D424 / S424 2U12: Q500-P20-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-P20-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-P20-D424 / S424 1Gb iSCSI 1Gb iSCSI x6 2U12: Q500-P10-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-P10-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-P10-D424 / S424 16Gb Fibre Channel 16Gb FC x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2 2U12: Q500-F30-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-F30-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-F30-D424 / S424 8Gb Fibre Channel 8Gb FC x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2 2U12: Q500-F20-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-F20-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-F20-D424 / S424 6Gb SAS 6Gb SAS x2 2U12: Q500-S20-D212 / S212 3U16: Q500-S20-D316 / S316 4U24: Q500-S20-D424 / S424
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Stock code SBRQ-Q500-P20-D424
Brand Qsan
Series AegisSAN Q500
Model Q500-P20-D424
Type 24-bay 4U SAN, Dual-Controller, 4x 10Gb iSCSI SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 12/02/2016

Q500-P20-D424 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 446 x 499.5 x 176mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 4GB
Guarantee 3yr
Processor Intel S1200 dual core
Redundant Controller ? Not available
Redundant PSU ? Not available
Total Drives 24
Total Drives (alternate) 24
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, and 60
Rack size 4

Q500-P20-D424 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
LAN10GbE SFP+External4
SAS/SATASFF-8482 (Internal Single)Internal24

Software

Q500-P20-D424 Speed

Speed/RPM SAS/SATA 6Gb to 10GbE iSCSI SFP+

Physical

Weight (kg) 44kg
Weight (bare) 37kg
Watts 1+1 550W
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Qsan AegisSAN Q500 Q500-P20-D424 24-bay 4U SAN, Dual-Controller, 4x 10Gb iSCSI SFP+


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Qsan Q500P20D424 Key features


SAS/SATA 6Gb to 10GbE iSCSI SFP+
4GB RAM
Intel S1200 dual core
3yr Warranty


Qsan AegisSAN Q500

High reliability storage systems optimized for throughput and designed for SMB.


Optimized Throughput
AegisSAN Q500 series are optimized for demanding high-throughput applications. It can deliver more than 6,000MB/s for throughput requirements.

Energy Efficiency
AegisSAN Q500 series adopt power efficient CPU, 80+ Gold PSU, smart enclosure management firmware, and disk auto spindown technologies for more than 60% power saving.

Enterprise Data Protections
Snapshot | Clone | Replication
Qsan array built-in data protection features protect your data under any circumstances without extra charge and without performance impact.

Qsan Data Protection Solution Advantages:
  • Multipath and failover
  • Instant rollback when virus attacks or accident deletes
  • Reduce the impact risks of disk failures
  • Protect data against disasters
  • Increase application availability
  • Automatic data synchronization to avoid traffic jam
  • Flexible configurations for various storage plans 

Smart Data Management
SSD Caching | Fast Rebuild
Thin Provisioning | Seamless Roaming | Copy Migration
When the original storage planning or configuration doesn’t fit anymore, Qsan smart data management features can recover the status back to normal quickly and minimise the system risk.

SSD Caching
Qsan SSD caching leverages the strengths of both SSDs and SAS/SATA hard drives to cost-effectively meet both high speed and large capacity requirements. It accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drive as extended RAID controller cache for hot data while most of the cold data are stored in the hard drives. 
Performance improvement is up to x 18 times.

Fast Rebuild
Qsan Fast Rebuild only rebuilds the partitions with data. With embedded hardware RAID engine, it can greatly reduce the system loading, minimize the performance impact, and reduce rebuilding time as well.  

Thin Provisioning
The Thin provisioning feature provides efficient use of total available capacity, centralized management, data protection, flexible storage planning, and automatic extension when allocated space runs out.  

QiSOE 2.0: Qsan Hardware Offload Engine
AegisSAN LX series adopts a dedicated CPU core to process iSCSI and Fibre Channel packets. From our lab result, both iSCSI and Fibre Channel storage systems have significant performance improvement.
iSCSI write throughput x1.5 times faster                    FC IOPS performance x1.6 times faster

USB LCD Module
#Security #EasyManagement
Qsan innovated patent filing USB LCM can avoid data leakage in data centers and lower IT management effort.

Hardware

Controller

Dual active controllers (D)

Single upgradable controller (S)

Processor

Intel dual cores

Memory per Controller

4GB upgradable to 8GB

Host Channels per Controller

1Gb iSCSI x2 + 1 x management port

Optional:

+ 10Gb RJ-45 iSCSI x2

+ 10Gb SFP+ iSCSI x2

+ 1Gb iSCSI  x 4

+ 8Gb FC x2

+ 16Gb FC x2

+ 6Gb SAS x2  (*Q500-S20 model doesn't support iSCSI protocol)

Form Factor

2U12

3U16

4U24

Maximum Drives Supported

256

High Availability

Fully redundant and hot-swappable hardware modules

Cache mirroring

Offload Engine

QiSOE: iSCSI hardware offload engine

fcQiSOE: FC hardware offload engine

Memory Protection

3U16/4U24: Battery backup module

2U12: Copy to flash module

Supported Drives

3.5 inch or 2.5 inch 6G SAS, SATA and SSD

*MUX boards for SATA drives
*2U 12bay models DO NOT support 12G SAS drives

Expansion System

J300Q

LCD Module

USB LCD Module*

* Optional

Features

RAID Levels

0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, and 60

Global and dedicated spares

Data Protections

Snapshot

Volume cloning

Remote replication

*Q500-S20 model doesn't support QReplica remote replication.

RAID Group and Volume Management

Thin provisioning

SSD caching*

Online migration and expansion

Copy (Move) migration

Seamless disk roaming

* Optional

Hard Drive Management

Fast rebuild

Automatic disk spindown

Disk health check

Parity check

Batch disk firmware upgrade

Easy Management

Quick installation and wizard

Automatic firmware synchronization

System configuration restoration

Volume configuration restoration

Multipath, Failover, and Load-balancing

MPIO

MC/S

Trunking

LACP

Virtualization

VMware, VAAI, Citrix, Hyper-V

Operating Systems

Windows, Linux, Solaris, Mac

* Please check the latest compatibility list.

Notifications

Email, SNMP trap, browser pop-up windows, Syslog, and Windows messenger

Management

Web UI (HTTP, HTTPS), API, console, secure telnet, LCD, central management software

Enclosure

Power Supplies

80+ Gold, redundant, and hot-swappable

2U12: 1+1 400W

3U16: 1+1 550W

4U24: 2+1 550W

Environment

Operating temperature 0 to 40°C

Relative humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing

Regulatory

CE, FCC, BSMI, UL, cUL

Warranty

System: 3 years

BBM: 1 year

C2F: 3 years

Dimensions (W x D x H)

2U12: 446.0 x 499.5 x 88.0mm

3U16: 446.0 x 499.5 x 130.0mm

4U24: 446.0 x 499.5 x 176.0mm





Host Interfaces

Host Channels per Controller

Model (D: Dual Controllers; S: Single Upgradable Controller)

10Gb iSCSI

10Gb RJ-45 iSCSI x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2

 

 

10Gb SFP+ iSCSI x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2

 

 

2U12: Q500-P21-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-P21-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-P21-D424 / S424

2U12: Q500-P20-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-P20-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-P20-D424 / S424

1Gb iSCSI 1Gb iSCSI x6

2U12: Q500-P10-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-P10-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-P10-D424 / S424

16Gb Fibre Channel

16Gb FC x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2

2U12: Q500-F30-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-F30-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-F30-D424 / S424

8Gb Fibre Channel

8Gb FC x2 + 1Gb iSCSI x2

2U12: Q500-F20-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-F20-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-F20-D424 / S424

6Gb SAS 6Gb SAS x2

2U12: Q500-S20-D212 / S212

3U16: Q500-S20-D316 / S316

4U24: Q500-S20-D424 / S424

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If you buy this Qsan AegisSAN Q500 and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in Q500-P20-D424 price.
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Specifications

General

Stock code SBRQ-Q500-P20-D424
Brand Qsan
Series AegisSAN Q500
Model Q500-P20-D424
Type 24-bay 4U SAN, Dual-Controller, 4x 10Gb iSCSI SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 12/02/2016

Q500-P20-D424 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 446 x 499.5 x 176mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 4GB
Guarantee 3yr
Processor Intel S1200 dual core
Redundant Controller ? Not available
Redundant PSU ? Not available
Total Drives 24
Total Drives (alternate) 24
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, and 60
Rack size 4

Q500-P20-D424 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
LAN10GbE SFP+External4
SAS/SATASFF-8482 (Internal Single)Internal24

Software

Q500-P20-D424 Speed

Speed/RPM SAS/SATA 6Gb to 10GbE iSCSI SFP+

Physical

Weight (kg) 44kg
Weight (bare) 37kg
Watts 1+1 550W
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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 

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