FC SAN Storage AS500G3

Brief Introduction

Forerunner of 8Gb FC storage The forerunner of 8Gb FC storage product.

Based on Inspur flexible design of storage system, Inspur AS500G3 Series storage system adopts the mature 8Gb FC technology and MAID technology, which lets user fully experience the reliability, stability and high speed of the 8Gb FC technology, meanwhile obtain better bandwidth, stronger expandability and more effective energy conservation, to g uarantee the benefits of the user who purchased AS500G3 to the greatest extent. AS500G3 is compatible with the 4Gb FC technology of last generation. It also provides two types of working manners, single control and dual control, so that the users of different needs are provided with wide range levels of solutions.

Functional Features

Outstanding features

  • 8Gb FC host channel technology.
  • The first domestic FC disk array not only supports 8Gb FC technology but also adopts MAID technology.
  • Single and dual controller, RAID, IO mode.
  • Support SAS,SATAII HDDs mixed plugging at the same array.
  • MAID technology, intelligent fan cooling configuration, 80% and more energy efficiency in order to save energy to the greatest extent.
  • Support GUI, Telnet management mode based on the Web, serial port manager setting function.
  • Snapshot, volume copy, path redundancy software and other user value-added software.

Basic functions

  • The adoption of cable-free design of controller, power supply and fans increases the reliability, manageability and maintainability of the system.
  • Support the hot spare function of local and overall disks.
  • Realize real time monitor of system I/O, power supply, fan, HDD, ambient temperature, etc.
  • Support complete Raid function, Raid online expansion, automatic rebuild, and background initialization, etc.
  • Support 8GB cache to the maximum.
  • Support Raid Stripe Size with different sizes, and support the Raid virtualization technology.
  • AS Manager Management software support remote management operation.

Technical Specifications


Chassis specification



Standard one controller; optional dual active, hot-swap controllers with BBU


4GB each controller

Host interface

4 interfaces of 8Gb FC each controller

Drive interface

16 interfaces of 3Gb SAS

Drives supported


Maximum drives supported

Up to 112 HDDs (6 JBOD)

RAID levels

0, 1(0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60

Power supply

1+1 redundant power supply

OS supported

Windows, Linux

Advanced features

Hard disk online spare;

RAID online expansion;

Hard disk breakdown automatic detection;

RAID automatic rebuilding;

Support snapshot and local volume duplication

Operating temperature


AC input



445mm(W) 130mm(H) 497mm(D)

AC input

100-240V 50/60Hz


178mm(H)     437mm(W)     660mm(D)



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