IBM System Storage DS3500 Express

Affordable performance and flexibility with greater scalability, efficiency and ease of use

IBM System Storage® DS3500 provides midrange performance at entry-level prices:

  • 6 Gbps SAS based with host interface intermix capability (SAS/FC or SAS/iSCSI)
  • Energy saving implementations for cost savings
  • Management expertise built into an intuitive and powerful storage management software

DS3500 build your own offerings

Build-your-own offerings allow you to configure a system that meets your needs. Simply choose a model and then add options

Model Description Feature Codes
1746-C2A DS3512 Express Storage System
2801 or 2802
1746-C4A DS3524 Express Storage System
2811 or 2812
1746-C4T DS3524 Express DC Storage System
2813

DS3500 single entity offerings

Single entity offerings are generally for customers purchasing in bulk. Any accessories and options ordered with or for a single entity offering system will be packaged separately and will not be installed.

Model Solution description *
1746A2S DS3512 Single Controller
Starting from $5,499**
Single controller storage system with 1GB cache, two 6Gb SAS host attachment ports, and 12 3.5-inch SAS disk drive bays.
1746A2D DS3512 Dual Controller
Starting from $8,799**
Dual controller storage system with 2GB cache, four 6Gb SAS host attachment ports, and 12 3.5-inch SAS disk drive bays.
 
1746A4S DS3524 Single Controller
Starting from $5,999**
Single controller storage system with 1GB cache, two 6Gb SAS host attachment ports, and 24 2.5-inch SAS disk drive bays.
 
1746A4D DS3524 Dual Controller
Starting from $9,299**
Dual controller storage system with 2GB cache, four 6Gb SAS host attachment ports, and 24 2.5-inch SAS disk drive bays.