IBM Storwize V5000 at a glance
Software IBM Spectrum Virtualize software for Storwize V5030 IBM Spectrum Virtualize software for Storwize V5020 IBM Spectrum Virtualize software for Storwize V5010
User interface Web-based GUI Web-based GUI Web-based GUI
Single or dual controller Dual Dual Dual
Connectivity (standard) 10 Gigabit (Gb) Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
1 Gb iSCSI
12 Gb SAS
1 Gb iSCSI
1 Gb iSCSI
Connectivity (optional) 16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC)
12 Gb Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
10 Gb iSCSI / Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
1 Gb iSCSI
16 Gb FC
12 Gb SAS
10 Gb iSCSI / FCoE
1 Gb iSCSI
16 Gb FC
12 Gb SAS
10 Gb iSCSI / FCoE
1 Gb iSCSI
Cache (per system) 32 GB or 64 GB 16 GB or 32 GB 16 GB
Drives supported Small form-factor (SFF) 2.5-inch disk drives: Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives: Solid-state drive (SSD) 2.5-inch drives: SFF 2.5-inch disk drives: Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives: SSD 2.5-inch drives: SFF 2.5-inch disk drives: Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives: SSD 2.5-inch drives:
Maximum drives supported Maximum of 504 drives per system with 20 expansion enclosures and 1,008 drives in two-way clustered: Maximum of 264 drives per system with 10 expansion enclosures: Maximum of 264 drives per system with 10 expansion enclosures:
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Distributed
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable Fully redundant, hot-swappable Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch Standard 19-inch Standard 19-inch
Advanced functions included with each system
Additional available advanced functions
Size§ 8.7 cm (3.4 in.) H x 48.3 cm (19.0 in.) W x 55.6 cm (21.9 in.) D 8.7 cm (3.4 in.) H x 48.3 cm (19.0 in.) W x 55.6 cm (21.9 in.) D 8.7 cm (3.4 in.) H x 48.3 cm (19.0 in.) W x 55.6 cm (21.9 in.) D
Operating environment
Warranty Hardware: Software: Hardware: Software: 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
For a list of currently supported servers, OS, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre at: ibm.com/systems/support
/storage/config/ssic
For a list of currently supported servers, OS, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre at: ibm.comsystems/support
/storage/config/ssic
ISV solutions For a list of high-quality solutions with IBM partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library For a list of high-quality solutions with IBM partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library For a list of high-quality solutions with IBM partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library

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