Indoor Computing – Open Vault
Open Vault is storage bay which fits in 2 Open U space. It is based on 2 trays, which each supports x15 3.5 inches drives. Adapter for SSD are available, and can be easily deployed.
The total storage capacity of Open Vault is 180 TB with 6TB drives.
Open Vault is designed to deliver JBOD access to a SAS RAID controller or JBOD controller. But JBOD doesn’t mean hardware Single Point of Failure.
The system can accept 2 controllers board which provide path redundancy and protect data access. Each Open Vault can accept up to 4 controllers board, 2 per shelf.
The Open Vault architecture is simple as to reach the maximum amount of reliability. The controller boards are located at the front of the system. The 15 drives are located in the middle of the systems and attach to a PCB through SATA connectors.
At the back 6 fans are available and works in redundant mode. The system plugs to a single power bar, the one in the middle while the other are left floating.