ZXCLOUD KS3200 Storage

  • The ZXCLOUD KS3200 storage system is a product that has high cost effectiveness and telecom-class quality, which is oriented to the enterprise-level storage application. It is mainly used for applications of enterprise users such as massive data storage and hard disk data backup, involving HD/SD program manufacturing, multimedia video data storage, IPTV, video surveillance, SME DB, file archiving, and data backup. It can be used to industries such as telecom, Internet, broadcasting and TV, government, education, public security, and SME.

    1. Home-Made and Self-Developed Product with Security and Credibility
    ■ ZTE has made self-development of the operating system CGSL, which has its own intellectual property.

    ■ Both the hardware and software are self-developed, which can be customized for development.  

    2. High Performance and Easy Scalability

    ■ It uses the high performance multi-core processors based on the 64-bit X86 architecture, which uses the processor TCP/IP load engine and supports the hardware DMA RAID acceleration technology to effectively improve the system performance. 
    ■ It has dual controllers, which supports configuring at most 96GB high speed cache and realizing the unique cache read/write algorithm. It provides the industrially-advanced data I/O performance.  
    ■ It supports three kinds of flexibly-configured combination solutions: eight 1 Gb iSCSIs + eight 8 Gb FCs, eight 1 Gb iSCSIs + eight 16 Gb FCs, eight 1Gb iSCSIs + four 10 Gb iSCSIs, eight 1Gb iSCSIs + four 10 Gb FCoEs, eight 1 Gb iSCSIs + four 8 Gb FCs, eight 1Gb iSCSIs, eight 8 Gb FCs and four 8 Gb FCs. Its strong expansion meets different application requirements. 
    ■ It supports the multi-level expansion (at most one controller enclosure plus ten disk enclosures) function. It also supports 132 hard disks (that can be expanded to 252 pieces), 512 hosts, or 2,048 LUNs. Completely meeting the user’s requirement for expansion.  
    ■ It supports mixed insertion of SFF and LFF hard disks. 
    ■ It supports disk roaming

    3. High Availability and High Reliability
    ■ It has dual active controllers.
    ■ It comprehensively supports RAID levels such as RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and RAID 50 to meet the requirement for different levels of data security. 
    ■ It supports multiple advanced data management functions, such as snapshot, roll duplication, disk roaming, remote image, virtual storage, host multi-path, local reconstruction, fault disk/slow disk prediction and isolation, and smart disk hibernation, providing the all-around data protection.
    ■ The load balance and redundant linkage switching function can be realized through functional software such as multi-path software, snapshot proxy software, and unified host management software.  
    ■ It uses the smart global hot/spare disk technology by not limiting the position of the hot/standby disk to provide the across-frame hot/standby service and support the automatic background reconstruction function.

    ■ The product is designed in total redundant module mode, which has the 1+1 redundant power and fan modules. It has the industrially-advanced C2F permanent data power-off protection technology, and its system availability reaches up to 99.999%.

    4. Convenient Management and Easy Maintenance

    ■ Unified remote O&M solution: The product has the built-in Web management interface, so it is unnecessary for the maintenance person to reach the spot.  
    ■ Multiple management methods: The system supports making management of the graphic Web, SNMP, CLI and CAPI library to improve the management efficiency.  
    ■ Rapid breakdown diagnosis: The system supports detecting SMART hard disks, providing alarm modes such as LED light and email to ensure that the equipment breakdown information cannot be neglected or missed. 
    ■ Convenient maintenance: The controller, power, fan, and hard disk support the hot swappable mode and disk roaming function to reduce the maintenance complexity.

    5. Green, Energy Conservation, and Environmental Protection  
    ■ The product uses the industry-advanced hard disk deceleration and hibernation technology to reduce the power consumption.  
    ■ Smart rotation adjustment and mute fan design: It has low power consumption and low noise.  
    ■ The CPU has the smart frequency conversion, smartly adjusting the CPU working frequency according to the service pressure.  
    Green, lead free, and environmental protection.

    6.Technical Specifications


    ZXCLOUD KS3200

    Hardware Features 


    Using high-performance 64-bit multi-core processors based on the X86 architecture, having the TCP/IP load engine, and supporting the hard disk DMA RAID acceleration


    Single controller: 12 GB (maximum 48 GB)

    Dual controllers: 24 GB (maximum 96 GB)

    Host port

    Dual controllers: eight 1 Gb iSCSIs                        

    Dual controllers: eight 8 Gb FCs

    Dual controllers: four 8 Gb FCs       

    Dual controllers: eight 8 Gb FCs plus eight 1 Gb iSCSIs

    Dual controllers: eight 16 Gb FCs plus eight 1 Gb iSCSIs

    Dual controllers: four 8 Gb FCs plus eight 1 Gb iSCSIs        

    Dual controllers: four  10 Gb iSCSIs plus eight 1 Gb iSCSIs

    Dual controllers: four  10 Gb FCoEs plus eight 1 Gb iSCSIs

    Number of the maximum hard disks

    132 (configured with 2U 12-drive disk enclosures) 

    252 (configured with 4U 24-drive disk enclosures) 

    Specifications of hard disks

    2.5” 10K SAS HD : 300GB,600GB,900GB,1.2TB

    2.5” 15K SAS HD : 300GB,600GB

    3.5”  7.2K NLSAS HD : 1TB,2TB,3TB,4TB,6TB

    2.5” SATA interface SSD : 120GB,400GB,480GB,800GB

    2.5” SAS interface SSD : 400GB,800GB

    Power-off protection mode

    Permanent C2F data power-off retention technology

    Software Features


    RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 50

    Number of supported snapshots


    Number of supported duplication rolls


    Number of supported LUNs


    Number of connected hosts


    Other software features

    Snapshot, clone, volume copy, volume migration, remote volume mirroring(Synchronized/Asynchronized), automatic hierarchy, data de-duplication(Reserve), data compression(Reserve), auto thin, SSD Cache, disk roaming,  unified host management, host multipath


    System management

    Supporting the 10/100/1000 BaseT Web interface management

    Supporting the RS-232C serial port character terminal management 

    Supporting the command line menu and in-batches script mode configuration management

    Supporting the SNMP protocol management interface

    Supporting invoking the private CAPI


    Fan reliability

    The 1+1 redundant, hot-swappable, and cooling fans ensure the data security. The fan modules can be automatically adjusted according to the environment situation.  

    Power reliability

    The redundant and hot swappable load balance power system reduces the peak value and surge current. 

    Hard disk reliability

    Supporting multiple local and global hot/spare disk settings to provide the perfect protection for disk drivers. 

    Reliability indexes

    The reliability of the total server that has run for five years is no less than 99.999%, and its MTTR is no less than 60 minutes.

    Its MTBF is longer than 140,000 hours.

    Host Compatibility

    Supported operating systems

    Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Win7;

    Kylin 3.0 for x86_64, Kylin 3.2 for x86_64, Kylin 6.0 for x86_64;

    AIX 6.1,AIX 5.3,AIX 5.2;


    CENTOS6.5, CENTOS7.0;


    RHEL5.4, RHEL5.5, RHEL5.6, RHEL5.7, RHEL5.8, RHEL5.9,

    RHEL5.10,  RHEL6.0, RHEL6.1,  RHEL6.2,  RHEL6.3 ,

    RHEL6.4, RHEL6.5, RHEL7.0;

    SLES 9 SP4, SLES 10 SP4, SLES 11, SLES 11 SP1, SLES 11 SP2,

    SLES 11 SP3;

    ZXVEServerV2, ZXVEServerV3;

    VMware ESXi 5.5 GA, VMware ESXi 5.5 Update 1, VMware ESXi 5.5

    Update 2, VMware ESXi 5.5 Update 3, VMware ESXi 6.0, VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 1, VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 2;

    Oracle Solaris 10 for x86_64, Oracle Solaris 11 for x86_64;

    Physical Features


    Two groups of 600 W redundant hot/spare swappable AC/DC power module (supporting the 240 V high pressure DC) 

    DC module: -48 V input

    AC module: 100 V - 240 V self-adaptive standard AC input or 240 V high pressure DC input

    Environment requirement

    Long-term working temperature: +10 ºC - +35 ºC

    Short-term working temperature: +5 ºC - +40 ºC

    Storage temperature: -40 ºC - +70 ºC

    Relative humidity: working environment 20% - 80%, non-working environment 10% - 95%

    Altitude: 10,000 feet

    Power consumption

    Power consumption of the 2U full-configuration controller enclosure: 320 W

    Power consumption of the 2U full-configuration disk enclosure(KJ2012): 180 W

    Power consumption of the 4U full-configuration disk enclosure(KJ4024): 300 W

    Dimensions (width x height x depth)

    KS3200/KJ2012: 482.6 (W) x 88.1 (H)  x 590(D) (mm)

    KJ4024: 482.6 (W) x 176.2(H) x 590(D)(mm)


    Controller enclosure: 29.4 kg ± 5%   (containing 12 hard disks) 

    KJ2012 Disk enclosure: 27.6 kg ± 5%   (containing 12 hard disks)

    KJ2024 Disk enclosure: 50.8 kg ± 5%   (containing 24 hard disks)


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