1-800-691-1991 | 9am - 8pm ET

DataON DCS-5230

Alliance Partner:


Alliance Product:

Datacenter Storage (DCS)

Veeam Ready Category:

Veeam Ready - Repository

Category Description:

Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features

Article ID:


Veeam Product and Release:
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 10a
Publication date:


Last modified date:



Product Details:

Model number: DCS-5230
Storage Category: RAID Storage Server
Drive quantity, size, type: 20 – 10TB HDD
Storage configuration: RAID6 (direct attach storage)
Firmware version: HPE Smart Array P824i-P MR Gen10; Firmware: 24.23.0-0042
Connection protocol and speed: 40 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of DCS-5230 with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

The DataON Datacenter Storage (DCS) backup platform provides deployment versatility and scalability with the flexibility to support software-defined storage and RAID-based storage profiles. Tailored to withstand storage capacity demands in a hyper-scale data center, the DCS family provides exceptionally high storage density while leveraging high-efficiency power to maximize performance-per-watt savings to reduce TCO.


Veeam testing configuration:

Note: The following settings were used by the vendor to meet Veeam Ready testing requirements and should not be considered best practices. Additional changes or settings may be needed to meet the storage efficiency or performance needs for each environment. For each setting, reference links are provided for further clarification.

Veeam Build Number: P2

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Windows
Align backup file blocks: Enabled
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Disabled (Default)

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)
  • Additional storage settings
    • Disk Cache Policy: Disable
    • Read Policy: no Read Ahead
    • Write Policy: Write Back
    • IO Policy: Direct IO

Couldn't find what you were looking for?

Below you can submit an idea for an article.
Report a typo on this page:

Please select a spelling error or a typo on this page with your mouse and press CTRL + Enter to report this mistake to us. Thank you!
Alliance Partner content request
By submitting, you are agreeing to have your personal information managed in accordance with the terms of Veeam's Privacy Policy.
By submitting, you are agreeing to receive information about Veeam products and events and to have your personal information managed in accordance with the terms of Veeam's Privacy Policy.

ty icon

Thank you!

We have received your request and our team will reach out to you shortly.


error icon

Oops! Something went wrong.

Please go back try again later.

Spelling error in text

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.