Host interface 1 Gigabit (Gb) Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), 6 Gb serial attached SCSI (SAS) and 8 Gb Fibre Channel (FC), or 10 Gb iSCSI/Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
User interface Web-based graphical user interface (GUI)
Single or dual controller Dual
Maximum cache 32 Gigabyte (GB) (with two-way clustered systems)
Drive type Dual-port, hot-swappable, 6 Gb SAS disk drives
Drives supported Small form-factor 2.5-inch disk drives: Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives: Solid-state drive (SSD) 2.5-inch drives:
Maximum drives supported Up to 19 Storwize V5000 expansion enclosures (maximum of 480 drives per system and 960 drives in two-way clustered systems):
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10
distributed
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch rack-mount* enclosure with AC power
Management software IBM Spectrum Virtualise
Advanced functions included with system
Optional advanced functions
Size
Operating environment
Heat dissipation (BTU/hr.)
Warranty Hardware: Software:
Supported systems For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems (OS), host bus adapters, clustering applications and Storage Area Network (SAN) switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre at: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic
ISV solutions For a list of high-quality solutions with our partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library

* To assure installation and serviceability in non-IBM industry-standard racks, review the Storwize V5000 publications for any product-specific installation requirements.
To assure installation and serviceability in non-IBM industry-standard racks, review the installation planning information for any product-specific installation requirements.

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