IBM System Storage N3000 Express series

Business use IBM System Storage N3000 Express systems are designed to provide primary and secondary storage for small to midsized organizations, consolidating fragmented application-based storage and unstructured data into one single-code system. Easily managed and expandable, this platform can help IT generalists increase their effectiveness. N3000 Express systems offer integrated data access, intelligent management software and data protection capabilities—like higher-end IBM System Storage N series models—in a cost-effective package. Innovations include internal controller support for SAS or SATA drives, expandable I/O connectivity and onboard remote management.
Platform supported IBM System x, IBM System p, Oracle Solaris, HP-UX, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Linux for IBM System z, Linux for System i, Linux for System p, Linux for Intel systems, NetWare, VMware, Apple Macintosh OS X
Disk Capacity N3150 Express expands up to 240 TB
N3220 Express expands up to 501 TB
N3240 Express expands up to 576 TB
Storage management OnCommand SecureAdmin, SNMP, industry-standard NDMP protocols

IBM Real-time Compression Appliance STN7800

Business use The IBM® Real-time Compression™ Appliance STN7800 can increase the effective capacity of the existing storage infrastructure by up to 50 percent to help users meet the demands of rapid data growth with no performance degradation. The IBM Real-time Compression Appliance applies patented IBM real-time data compression techniques to active primary data for new and existing storage, delivering optimization and savings throughout the entire storage lifecycle. The result is unprecedented cost savings and return on investment, along with operational and environmental efficiencies.
Platform supported Agnostic approach supports multiple storage systems from IBM N series, EMC and NetApp
Disk Capacity Increases the effective capacity of users’ existing storage infrastructures by shrinking primary data up to 80 percent in real time
Storage management Intuitive web graphical user interface (GUI)

Command line interface for management tasks

Comprehensive SNMP MIB provides statistics information and alerts

Active Directory integration supports external Syslog server for sending notifications and audit information

Simple, per-appliance software licensing, including unlimited terabyte (TB) license when purchasing 50 TB license for each appliance