2-Bay 1U Short Depth Management Appliance
  • Manage up to 300 Cameras
  • Intel® Core™ 9th Generation Processor
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2016


  • Supports Microsoft SQL
  • SSD & Video Grade SATA
  • RAID Options: 0 & 1
  • Redundant Power


Powerful, 2-Bay 1U Short Depth Management Appliance

Achieve unmatched performance and computing with the VSS-MS-21SD-300 short depth management appliance. This appliance allows for scalable performance with the latest Intel® 9th generation Core™ processor, which provides nearly 20 percent more computing potential than 8th generation processors.

Dual solid-state drives provide high-performance storage for the operating system, applications, and logs. Guarantee fast memory bandwidth and free up system resources with up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM.

System Stability

System stability and peace of mind are provided with redundant, hot-swappable 550W power supplies, and a five-year, on-site, next business day, Keep Your Hard Drive warranty.

Supported CamerasUp to 300
Processor(s) Intel® Core™ 9th Generation Processor (Up to 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 4.90GHz)
Processor Passmark Intel® Core™ i7-9700k: 17,205
Operating SystemWindows Server 2016
Database SoftwareMicrosoft SQL Express
Operating System/
Database Drives
(2) 256GB M.2 NVMe SSDs (RAID 1)
Hard Drives SupportedSSD & SATA
MemoryStandard Configuration: 16GB (2x 8GB)
Maximum Configuration: Up to 16GB UDIMM (4x DDR4 DIMM Slots)
RAIDOS RAID 0, 1; Data RAID 0, 1
Networking(1) 1GbE RJ45 Ports, (1) 10GbE RJ45 Port
Expansion Slots(2) Full-height PCle x16 slots, (1) Low-profile PCIe x4 slot (In default configuration)
USB(s)Rear (2) USB 3.1 Type-C, Front (2) USB 3.1 Type-A, (1) USB 3.1 Type-C
Video Outputs(2) USB 3.1 Type-C
Remote ManagementiDRAC Express
ManufacturerVideo Storage Solutions
System* Warranty5-Year, On-site, Next Business Day, Keep Your Hard Drive Warranty
Form Factor1U Rackmount Short Depth
Hard Drive Bays(2) 3.5" Bays & (2) M.2 SSD Slots
Power Supply(s)(2) 550W (100-240VAC) 80 Plus Platinum
Maximum Power Draw250W
Operating Temperature(Min) 50°F - (Max) 95° F [(Min) 10°C - (Max) 35° C]
Operating Humidity5 ~ 90% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (WxDxH)19” (482.6mm) x 23.19” (589.1mm) x 1.68” (42.8mm)
Max. Weight19.27 lbs. (8.74 kg)
*System = Chassis, Motherboard, Backplane, RAID Controller, Power Supply, RAM, OS Drives, and NICs

5-Year, On-Site, Next Business Day, Keep Your Hard Drive Warranty

With Video Storage Solutions’ Keep Your Hard Drive Warranty, your sensitive data and hard drive never leave your control. It also helps you comply with current data privacy regulations and internal company policies by ensuring sensitive information on your hard drive is not compromised, mitigating the risk of expensive civil litigation if confidential customer data or intellectual property were to be exposed.

Each VSS product line includes a standard hardware warranty upon purchase. Depending on your project needs, VSS can modify this service to include accelerated service levels or extended warranties. Please reach out to your representative for more information.
Download VSS-MS-21SD-300 Datasheet