HCL - QNAP ES1640dc v2

KB ID: 2436
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.5.0.1536 or higher
Published:
Last Modified: 2018-11-13

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Product Family: ES1640dc v2
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: ES1640dc v2
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 15 – 6TB SAS drives
Storage configuration: RAID6
Firmware version: 2.1.0
Connection protocol and speed: 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ES1640dc v2 with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:The ES1640dc v2 is whole-new product line developed by QNAP for mission-critical tasks and intensive virtualization applications. With Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, dual active controllers, ZFS, and fully supporting virtualization environments, the ES1640dc v2 delivers “real business-class” cloud computing data storage. The ES1640dc v2 features the brand-new QES operating system that allows almost limitless snapshots, block-level data deduplication, and thin provisioning with reclaim, assisting businesses in building the most cost-efficient VDI platform and storage for critical data. The ES1640dc v2 provides the same user experience as the current QNAP NAS and QTS system, allowing business users to enjoy the easy learning curve and quickly deploy the system.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number: 9.5.0.1536

Job Settings:

  • Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
  • Compression: Optimal (Default)
  • Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)
Repository Settings:
  • Repository Type: Shared Folder
  • Per-VM Backup Files: Disabled (Default)
  • Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
  • Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • Jumbo frames used in testing environment
  • Multi-pathing using SMB3 used in testing environment
  • No array compression or deduplication was used during testing

More Information

Company Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc
Company overview: QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise "Quality Network Appliance Provider", aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation and passion.

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