The ESVA Cluster File System is a comprehensive solution that offers high-speed file access and sharing and extremely reliable, enterprise-class data storage. Designed for applications such as media production, archiving and HPC (High Performance Computing), the solution features storage systems, two metadata servers, an optional LAN gateway server and a system agent that work seamlessly together and significantly simplify your hardware and software infrastructures. Featuring high performance, flexible scalability and excellent cost efficiency, the ESVA Cluster File System is ideally suited for today’s demanding business environments.

Features Benefits
Comprehensive solution Create a cluster file system infrastructure with a single purchase; No need to piece together a solution with products from different vendors
Excellent performance Meet the needs of demanding media and HPC applications
Broad client support Offers support for Windows, Mac and Linux clients
Flexible scalability Scale the ESVA Cluster File System up to 4PB capacity
Proven track record
  • Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture (ESVA) has been successfully adopted by a wide range of users around the world.
  • ESVA Cluster File System has contributed to the success of major media and sporting events, including the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China.

The ESVA Cluster File System consists of one (1) or more ESVA storage systems, two (2) metadata servers, one (1) optional LAN gateway server, and a system agent

ESVA storage

  • Host connectivity options
    • ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L: four (4) 10Gb/s iSCSI host ports
    • ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830: eight (8) 8Gb/s FC host ports
  • Drive connectivity
    • Exclusively 6Gb/s SAS (up to 16 drives per system)
  • Supported drives
    • 2.5" SAS 6G MLC SSD - 200GB, 400GB or 800GB
    • 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, 900GB or 1.2GB
    • 3.5" 15K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB or 600GB
    • 3.5" 7,200 RPM NL SAS drives - 2TB, 3TB, or 4TB
  • Form factor
    • 3U rackmount

* The ESVA Local Replication License (Snapshot and Volume Copy/Mirror) and ESVA Remote Replication License are not available when using ESVA storage systems in the ESVA Cluster File System. For more information, please contact Infortrend sales representatives.

Metadata server

  • System options:
    • MD1000-2 – bundled with ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L
    • MD1000-3 – bundled with ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830
  • Processor
    • One (1)
  • Memory
    • 8GB
  • Storage connectivity
    • Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI ports (MD1000-2)
    • Two (2) 8Gb/s FC ports (MD1000-3)
  • MDS HA connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Client connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Internal disk drive
    • Two (2) SATA drives
  • Operating system (OS)
    • CentOS
  • HA function
    • Yes
  • Form factor
    • 1U rackmount
  • Temperature
    • 10 to 35°C operating
  • Relative humidity
    • 8 to 80% non-condensing, operating
  • Dimensions
    • 347mm (W) x 43mm (H) x 650mm (D)
  • Weight
    • 20.86kg

* Metadata server shipments include two systems

System agent

  • Platform support
    • Windows, Mac and Linux platforms

LAN gateway server (Optional)

  • System options
    • GW1000-2 – bundled with ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L
    • GW1000-3 – bundled with ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830
  • Processor
    • Two (2)
  • Memory
    • 12GB
  • Storage connectivity
    • Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI ports (GW1000-2)
    • Two (2) 8Gb/s FC ports (GW1000-3)
  • MDS Connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Client Connectivity
    • Four (4) 1Gb/s ports
  • Internal Disk Drive
    • Two (2) SATA drives
  • Operating system (OS)
    • CentOS
  • Protocol support
    • CIFS, NFS
  • Form factor
    • 1U rackmount
  • Temperature
    • 10 to 35°C operating
  • Relative humidity
    • 8 to 90% non-condensing, operating
  • Dimensions
    • 347mm (W) x 43mm (H) x 650mm (D)
  • Weight
    • 12.84kg

Service and support

  • Standard service
    • 3-year limited hardware warranty and 8x5 phone, web and email support
    • Software updates: 24x7 phone, web and email support
    • 3-year replacement part dispatch on the next business day
  • Upgrade/Extension Options *
    • Advanced service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics on the next business day
    • Premium service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics in four hours
* Upgrade/ Extension options may vary by region

ESVA MD 1000

System CLUS-M0121AMD-0030

2 x ESVA Matadata server nodes, including 2 x 10Gb/s iSCSI ports & 8GB DDRII per node

System CLUS-M0111AMD-0030

2 x ESVA Matadata server nodes, including 2 x 8Gb/s FC ports & 8GB DDRII per node

Hard Disk Drive/Solid State Drive/MUX Board

H72A0HA2321-0030

SATA 3Gb/s HDD, 1TB, 7200RPM, 1 in 1 Packing

Data Service License CLUS-WINC-0010 ESVA Cluster File System Windows Client
Data Service License CLUS-MACC-0010 ESVA Cluster File System MAC Client
Data Service License CLUS-LNXC-0010 ESVA Cluster File System Linux Client
Service & Warranty  SERV-ADVCS-0010 3-years Advanced Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty  SERV-PRECS-0010 3-years Premium Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty  SERVE2-STACS-0010 4th & 5th Years Standard Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty  SERVE2-ADVCS-0010 4th & 5th Years Advanced Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty  SERVE2-PRECS-0010 4th & 5th Years Premium Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Other Accessories 9NS51TRAY-0010 3.5" Drive tray for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node 
Other Accessories

9NS51PSU-0010

Power Supply Unit for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node, 650W

Other Accessories 9NS51FAN-0010 Cooling FAN module for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node
Other Accessories DDR2RECMB-0010 2GB DDR-II DIMM module

ESVA GW 1000

System   CLUS-G0122AME-0030

1 x ESVA Gateway server node, including 2 x 10Gb/s iSCSI ports, 12GB DDRII

System   CLUS-G0112AME-0030

1 x ESVA Gateway server node, including 2 x 8Gb/s FC ports, 12GB DDRII

Hard Disk Drive/Solid State Drive/MUX Board  

H72A0HA2321-0030

SATA 3Gb/s HDD, 1TB, 7200RPM, 1 in 1 Packing

Service & Warranty    SERV-ADVCS-0010 3-years Advanced Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty    SERV-PRECS-0010 3-years Premium Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty    SERVE2-STACS-0010 4th & 5th Years Standard Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty    SERVE2-ADVCS-0010 4th & 5th Years Advanced Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Service & Warranty    SERVE2-PRECS-0010 4th & 5th Years Premium Service for ESVA Cluster File System
Other Accessories   9NS51TRAY-0010 3.5" Drive tray for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node 
Other Accessories  

9NS51PSU-0010

Power Supply Unit for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node, 650W

Other Accessories   9NS51FAN-0010 Cooling FAN module for ESVA Cluster File System and EonNAS 5100 server node
Other Accessories   DDR2RECMB-0010 2GB DDR-II DIMM module
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