Seneca ST4000 storage

Seneca ST4000 Storage Appliance

Centralized storage appliance solution.

product at a glance
  • Built for Non-IT users
  • Loss less recording
  • Scale up, out and across
  • 99.999% uptime

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The Seneca ST4000 is a high capacity centralized storage appliance engineered for security and general IT markets. This solution is expandable to 96 drives and features rich block level storage for iSCSI and Fibre Channel to house your surveillance recordings or archives. Compared to other storage solutions, the ST4000 setup and maintenance is simple and intuitive allowing you to complete your projects faster and spend less on support time.

Simple Approach to Storage Management

The Seneca ST4000 combines high performance and high capacity storage hardware with next generation software to create the optimum balance of affordability, capacity and performance. The ST4000 series delivers a truly responsive and affordable storage infrastructure to support multiple users, applications and servers.

Key features

  • Multiport FibreChannel
  • iSCSI
  • SAS Arrays
  • Supports the archiving features of any 3rd party VMS
  • Connect up to seven (7) ST4000EX (JBODSs) for 960TB of raw storage
  • Integrators can use the ST4000 as a standards based (iSCSI) target for xNVRs holding the primary video or 3rd party servers
  • Integrates with Seneca xConnect
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  • 12G SAS Interface
  • Supports SSD, SATA and SAS
  • 2.5" and 3.5" form factors
  • Redundant hot-swap power

Specifications are subject to change, contact your account representative for current configuration.

Data RAID Level: 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 & JBOD
Management: 1Gbe Host Ports: Dual Controller: 8 x SFP+ (10GbE and /or 16Gb F/C) or Single Controller: 4x SFP+ (10GbE and /or 16Gb F/C)
Expansion: Dual Controller: 2 x SAS 12G or Single Controller: 1 x SAS 12G
Management Interface
Web GUI, Serial/USB, Network CLI
Storage Expandability
Up to 7 x ST4000EX Expansion Chassis; maximum 96 drives
Safety: UL 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC60950-1
EMC: CFR 47 Part 15, subpart B, Class A: CES/NMB-003 Class A, ENC55022 Class A, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3
Operating System: VMware ESXi v5.x & v6.x
Standard Marks/Approvals
North America: FCC, UL, cUL, ICES/NMB-003 Class A Europe: CE China: CCC (PSU only) Taiwan: BSMI Korea: MSIP (formerly KCC) Japan: VCCI Australia: RCM (formerly C-tick)
Environmental Standards
Registered through DEKRA to the international environmental management systems standard ISO 14001:2004 and holds certificates for its manufacturing sites at Havant, UK; Guadalajara, Mexico and Seremban, Malaysia
Three Year 24/7 Phone Support with NBD Part Replacement
Base Warranty with NBD Onsite Service and Parts
Base Warranty with 8/5 Four Hour Onsite Response*
Base Warranty with 24/7 Four Hour Onsite Response*
Five Year Warranty Upgrade Available
Form Factor
2U Rackmount
Power Supply
475 Watts; Dual Load Sharing Hot-swap with Integrated Chassis Cooling Fans
AC Input / VAC Frequency
100–200VAC / 50–60 Hz
Power Draw
3.95 Amps at 120VAC / 2.16 Amps at 220VAC
12 x 3.5" or 2.5" Hot-swap
Maximum Storage
120TB of RAW storage per enclosure
960TB of RAW storage with 7 x ST4000EX Expansion Chassis
Front I/O
Power Switch, Disk Activity, host Port Activity
Ambient Operating Temperature
5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Operating Humidity
10% to 90% RH up to 40°C (104°F) Non-condensing
Standard ISO Rack
Dimensions (w x h x d)
17.6 x 3.5 x 20.5 inches / 447 x 89 x 527 millimeters
46.2 lbs / 20.8 kg with slides
68.4 lbs / 30.5 kg with slides and fully populated disk load

*Four hour Onsite response subject to location
Specifications are subject to change, contact your account representative for current configuration.

ST4000 2U 12 Bay Rackmount

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