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IBM System Storage: Specifications

The main storage array we provide is the Storwize V3700.

V3700
Cache4 GB upgradable to 8 GB
Single/dual controllerDual controller
Host interface1 Gbps iSCSI and 6Gbps SAS (optional 8Gbs Fibre Channel or 10 Gbps iSCSI/Fibre Channel over Ethernet host ports)
Drives per enclosureSFF enclosure: 24 x 2.5-inch drives
LFF enclosure: 12 x 3.5-inch drives
Maximum drives supported240 drives per system
Drive typeDual-port, hot-swappable 6 Gb SAS disk drives
Supported drivesSmall form-factor 2.5-inch SAS disk drives:
300 GB, 600 GB at 15k rpm
600 GB, 900 GB, 1.2 TB, and 2 TB at 10k rpm
1 TB and 2 TB at 7.2k rpm Nearline SAS
Large form-factor 3.5-inch SAS disk drives:
2 TB, 3 TB, 4 TB, 6 TB, 8 TB at 7.2k rpm
900 GB, 1.2 TB, 1.8 TB at 10k rpm
300 GB, 600 GB at 15k rpm
Solid-state drives (SSD) drives:
200 GB, 400 GB, 800 GB, and 1.6 TB
RAID levelsRAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10. Supports Distributed RAID 5 and 6 (requires 8 GB/node cache)
Advanced features included with each systemInternal virtualization, thin provisioning, one-way data migration and FlashCopy (up to 64 targets), IP Replication acceleration, Bridgeworks SANSlide technology
Optional advanced features*FlashCopy upgrade (up to 2,040 targets), Easy Tier, Remote Mirror and turbo performance
Fans and power suppliesFully redundant, hot-swappable
Management softwareStorwize V3700 graphical user interface
Rack support2U, 19 in. industry-standard rack
DimensionsStorwize V3700 LFF control enclosure
Height: 8.7 cm (3.4 in.)
Width: 48.3 cm (19.0 in.)
Depth: 55.6 cm (21.9 in.)
Approximate weight:
Storwize V3700 SFF control enclosure
Height: 8.7 cm (3.4 in.)
Width: 48.3 cm (19.0 in.)
Depth: 55.6 cm (21.9 in.)
Approximate weight:
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