IBM System Storage DS5000 series

Workload optimized storage for today’s demanding applications

Feature Benefits
Flexible, replaceable host interfaces
Industry-leading performance
Linearly scalable I/O per second (IOPS) performance
Balanced performance
Custom XOR engine for RAID parity calculations
Support for multiple RAID levels, including RAID 6
Redundant, hot-swappable components
Up to 448 Fibre Channel, FC-SAS, FC-SAS nearline, SED, SSD or SATA drives with EXP5000 and up to 480 drives when attaching 8 EXP5060 drive enclosures
IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager software
T10-PI Data Integrity
Dynamic expansion capabilities
Up to 512 partitions
Fully-integrated replication features
Support for heterogeneous, open operating systems