IBM Storwize V5000 disk system

Host interface 1 Gigabit (Gb) Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), 6 Gb Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and 8 Gb 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
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch rack-mount* enclosure with AC power
Management software IBM Storwize family software for Storwize V5000
Advanced functions included with system
Optional advanced functions
Operating environment
Heat dissipation (British Thermal Unit (BTU)/hr.)
Warranty Hardware: Software:
Supported systems For a list of currently supported servers, Operating Systems (OS), Host Bus Adapters (HBAs), clustering applications and Storage Area Network (SAN) switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre (SSIC) at:
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

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