IBM TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express


Designed for mid-sized companies needing a more holistic approach to data protection, the IBM® System Storage TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express leverages extraordinary data deduplication technology to help solve critical backup and recovery challenges.

Available in two configuration options, the TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express is an integrated server and storage hardware platform that ships with IBM ProtecTIER deduplication software preinstalled. This solution has a preconfigured repository and can be configured with either a Virtual Tape Library (VTL) or Symantec OpenStorage (OST) interface. The TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express provides the essential capacity, price/performance, reliability, availability and scalability features your business demands.

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Patented IBM HyperFactor Data Deduplication Technology
Simplified management
Data integrity
Models 3959-SM2
Redundant Array of Independent Disk (RAID) controller LSI MegaRAID serial-attached SCSI (SAS) 9280-4i4e (repository), LSI MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i (boot drives)
Cache per controller 512 megabytes (MB)
Host interface 1 gigabit (Gb) copper common internet file system (CIFS), 1 Gb copper OST, 8 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) VTL
Drive interface Nearline-serial attached SCSI (SAS-NL) (repository), serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) (boot)
Supported drives 12 x 2 TB SAS-NL (repository), 2 x 500 gigabytes (GB) SAS (boot)
RAID levels RAID 1, RAID 5
Maximum drives supported 12 (repository), two (boot drives)
Fans and power supplies 10 fans, two power supplies
Rack support Mounts in 19 in. rack
Management software ProtecTIER Manager
Size Height 132 mm (5.2 in.); width 483 mm (19.0 in.); depth 895 mm (35.2 in.)
Environment See the Environmental Notices and User Guide, Z125-5823-xx manual

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