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Proware EP-3164S2/D2-GAS6 16 bay 10GbE

16 bay 10GbE iSCSI Storage – Proware EP-3164S2/D2-GAS6

The EP-3164S2/D2-GAS6 series RAID subsystem features 2x 10GbE + 2x 1GbE Ethernet ports per controller to increase system efficiency and performance. It features high capacity expansion, with 16 hotswappable SAS2/SATA3 hard disk drive bays in a 19-inch 3U rackmount unit, scaling to a maximum storage capacity in the terabyte range. The EP-3164D1-GAS6 series also supports dual controllers which provide better fault tolerance and higher reliability of system operation.Proware EP-3164S2/D2-GAS6 16 bay 10GbE iSCSI storage

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Unparalleled Performance
‧ Support Dual-active controllers
‧ Supports 802.3ad port trunking, Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) with VLAN
‧ High data bandwidth of system architecture by powerful INTEL 64-bit RAID processor

Unsurpassed Data Availability
‧ RAID 6 capability provides the highest level of data protection
‧ Supports Snapshot, Volume cloning, Replication, Thin Provision
‧ Supports Microsoft Windows Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS)

Exceptional Manageability Menu-driven front panel display
‧ Management GUI via serial console, SSH telnet, Web and secure web(HTTPS)
‧ Event notification via Email and SNMP trap
‧ Menu-driven front panel display


  • 3U 16 bay rack-mount redundant RAID subsystem with SBB compliant controller
  • Supports iSCSI jumbo frame
  • Supports Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO), MC/S
  • Supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD
  • Local N-way mirror: Extension to RAID 1 level, N copies of the disk
  • Global, local and dedicated hot spare disks
  • Write-through or write-back cache policy for different application usage
  • Supports greater than 2TB per volume set (64-bit LBA support)
  • Supports manual or scheduling volume snapshot (up to 64 snapshot)
  • Snapshot rollback mechanism
  • On-line volume migration with no system down-time
  • Online volume expansion
  • Instant RAID volume availability and background initialization
  • Automatic synchronization of firmware version in the dual-active mode
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T, NCQ and OOB Staggered Spin-up capable drives
  • Supports fast rebuild
  • High efficiency power supply which compliant with 80 plus

EP-3164S2/D12-GAS6 specifications

Model EP-3164S2/D2-GAS6
RAID Controller iSCSI – 6G SAS
Controller Single / Dual (Redundant)
Host Interface 2 x10Gb Ethernet & 2 x1Gb (per Controller)
Disk Interface 6Gb SAS or 6Gb SATA*
SAS expansion One 6Gb SAS (SFF-8088) (per Controller)
Processor Type Intel 1200 Series processor
Cache Memory 4GB~8GB DDR3 ECC SDRAM (per Controller)
Battery Backup Optional Hot Pluggable BBM
Management Port support Yes
Monitor Port support Yes
UPS connection Yes
RAID level 0,1,0+1,3,5,6,10,30,50,60 and JBOD
Logical volume Up to 2048
iSCSI Jumbo frame support Yes
Supports Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) Yes
802.3ad Port Trunking,LACP Support Yes
Host connection Up to 64
Host clustering Up to 16 for one logical volume
Manual/scheduling volume snapshot Up to 64
Hot spare disks Global, local and dedicated
Host access control Read-Write & Read-Only
Online Volume migration Yes
Online Volume sets expansion Yes
Configurable stripe size Yes
Auto volume rebuild Yes
N-way mirror (N copies of the disk) Yes
Microsoft Windows Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS) Yes
Supports CHAP authentication Yes
Thin Provision Yes
Local Clone Yes
Remote Replication Yes
VAAI (vStorage APIs for ArrayIntegration) Yes
S.M.A.R.T. support Yes
Snapshot rollback mechanism support Yes
Platform Rackmount
Form Factor 3U
# of Hot Swap Trays 16
Tray Lock Yes
Disk Status Indicator Access / Fail LED
Backplane 6Gb SAS / SATA Single BP
# of PS/Fan Modules 460W x 2 w/PFC
# of Fans 2
Power requirements AC 90V~264V Full Range,10A~5A,47Hz~ 63Hz (per module)
Relative Humidity 10% ~ 85% Non-condensing
Operating Temperature 10°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)
Physical Dimension 555(L) x 482(W) x 131(H) mm
Weight (Without Disk) 19 / 20.5 Kg

* Redundant controller request optional dongle board for SATA hard drive.

Specification is subject to change without notice.
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