IBM System Storage DCS3700

Maximize performance, scalability and storage density at an affordable price

Models DCS3700 storage system (1818-90C)
DCS3700 expansion unit (1818-80E)
RAID controller Dual-active, intelligent controllers
Cache per controller 8 GB cache (16 GB per system)
Host interface Base DCS3700 storage system: Optional:
Drive interface Two 6 Gbps SAS drive ports
Supported drives 6 Gbps SAS 3.5-inch drives: SAS 2.5-inch SSDs:
Data protection levels RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10 or DDP
Software features Enhanced FlashCopy
Volume Copy
Thin provisioning
Enhanced Remote mirror
Enhanced Global mirror
Performance Read Cache
Maximum drives supported Up to 180 drives per system with the attachment of two DCS3700 expansion units (60 drives per enclosure), 20 drives minimum drive quantity per enclosure*
Fans and power supplies Two each per enclosure
Rack support Slim 4U, 19-inch rack mount enclosure
Management software System Storage DS Storage Manager
Warranty One-year warranty. On-site service 24x7, 4-hour average and same-day response.
Size Fits in a standard 1,000 mm cabinet
Environment Operating temperature range: 10°C – 35°C (50°F – 95°F)
Heat output Storage system: 3,057 BTU/hr.
Expansion unit: 2,736 BTU/hr.
Supported systems Power Systems servers
Operating systems supported: Linux, IBM AIX®, VIOS, Microsoft Windows