PAC Storage PS 4000 Second Generation

Enterprise SAN, NAS, Cloud Gateway Storage Powerful Performance, Flexibility & Expandability

PAC Storage PS 4000 Next Generation is the ultimate of high-performance solutions for enterprises with its unprecedented advantages in performance, flexibility, and high expandability. The PS 4000 supports Intel’s advanced CPU platform and reaches up to 10,000MB/s Read and 5,500MB/s Write speed even under high workloads. The array is especially suitable for hybrid environments adopting SAN, NAS, and Cloud integration. The PS 4000 is perfect for those who want extreme performance, capacity, and a high port count to effectively boost overall productivity.

Available In:

  • 2U 12-Bay, 3.5” Drives
  • 2U 25-Bay, 2.5” Drives
  • 3U 16-Bay, 3.5” Drives
  • 4U 24-Bay, 3.5” Drives
  • 4U 60-Bay, 3.5” Drives

*Please note you can run 2.5” Drives in the 3.5” Carriers with Carrier Converters. This allows you to also run SSD (2.5”) pools in the same 3.5” chassis.

Form Factor: 2U 12-Bay, 2U 25-Bay, 3U 16 Bay, 4U 24-bay, 4U 60-Bay
Controller: Dual-redundant
CPU: Intel Skylake-D (Xeon-D) 8-Core
Onboard Host Ports: 8 x 10GbE SFP+ ports
HBA Host Ports(add-on per controller) 4 x 16Gb/s FC ports
2 x 32Gb/s FC ports
4 x 10GbE ports (SFP+)
2 x 10GbE ports (RJ-45)
4 x 25GbE (SFP28)
4 x 40GbE (QSFP+)
2 x 12Gb/s SAS ports
Max Number Host Ports: 24
Cache Memory: 32GB upgradeable to 512GB
Max SSD Cache Pool 3.2TB
Cache Backup Techniques Super capacitor+Flash module
Maximum Number of Drives: 896 (with expansion board)
Drive Connectivity: 12Gb/s SAS
Drive Advanced Features: S.M.A.R.T. support/ Automatic bad-sector reassignment/ Dedicated bandwidth to each connected drive
Supported Drives: 2.5" SAS SSDs
2.5" 10,000 RPM SAS drives, 2.5" 15,000 RPM SAS drives
3.5" 7,200 RPM Nearline SAS drives
Cloud Gateway:

Available Integration with public and/or private cloud

Data Protection: Default software features include:
SED (Self-encrypting drives)
Snapshot: 64 per volume/ 128 per pool
Block-level local replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 4; Replication pairs per system: 16
File-level remote replication (Rsync)
Optional software features require additional license:
SSD cache
Automated tiering (2/ 4 tiers)
Advanced snapshot: 256 per pool/ 4096 per system
Advanced block-level local replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 8 ; Replication pairs per system: 256
Advanced block-level remote replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 8 ; Replication pairs per system: 64
RAID Functionality: Global, dedicated or enclosure hot-spare
RAID levels supported : RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60
Availability and Reliability: Redundant, hot-swappable hardware modules/ CacheSafe technology/ Multi-pathing support
Notification: Event notification methods including email and SNMP trap.
Management: Web-based management software and Module status LED indicators
Automated cache flush and caching mode operation
Storage Resource Management to analyze history records
OS Support: Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016 (including Hyper-V), Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8.1, RedHat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Sun Solaris, Mac OS X, VMware, Citrix XenServer
Protocol Support:

File Level Protocol: CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, FXP, WebDAV

Block Level Protocol: FC, FCoE, iSCSI, InfiniBand, SAS

Object Protocol: RESTful API


Our Technical Services Team at PAC Storage provides support and customer care, including assistance with installation, configuration, warranty and repair. We offer tech support for the life of your product during the hours 7am to 6pm PST Monday through Friday, and Our Field Systems Team is on call to assist with any urgent issues.

All PAC Storage products carry a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty.  This warranty is upgradeable up to a maximum of 10 years from the date of purchase. In addition, we offer advanced replacement of any defective parts within the warranty period.

Please feel free to contact us:

Phone: 949.360.1796


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Unified Storage:

  • Integrates file, block, and object level into a cloud integrated enterprise storage system


  • The user-friendly GUI management interface provides a single control center for system management and resources monitoring

Exceptional Cost Performance:

  • Powerful RAID systems featuring 12GB/s SAS drive side integration
  • All flash / hybrid flash supported
  • Flexible host interface options
  • Scalable up to 896 drives with high density JBODs
  • Comprehensive connectivity options
  • Supports up to 128GB cache memory

Cloud Integration:

  • Intelligent data allocation algorithms allow for excellent utilization of client preferred cloud providers

Availability & Reliability:

  • IDR support to ensure all hard drives are healthy to prevent from rebuild
  • Redundant Dual controllers and non-single-point-of-failure hardware design
  • Three Year Warranty included, expandable to 10 years
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