IBM Storwize V3700

Easy-to-use, affordable disk storage with advanced capabilities for small and medium businesses

IBM Storwize V3700 disk system at a glance
Host interface 1 Gbps iSCSI and 6 Gbps SAS (optional 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, 1 Gbps iSCSI, 6 Gbps SAS or 10 Gbps iSCSI/Fibre Channel over Ethernet)
User interface Storwize V3700 graphical user interface
Single/dual controller Dual controller
Cache per controller 4 GB upgradable to 8 GB
Drive type Dual-port, hot-swappable 6 Gb SAS disk drives
Supported drives Small form-factor 2.5-inch disk drives:
  • 1 TB at 7.2k rpm SAS nearline
  • 600 GB, 900 GB, 1.2 TB and 1.8 TB at 10k rpm
  • 146 GB, 300 GB and 600 GB at 15k rpm
Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives:
  • 2 TB, 3 TB, 4 TB and 6 TB at 7.2k rpm
  • 900 GB, 1.2 TB and 1.8 TB at 10k rpm (2.5-inch drive in a 3.5-inch drive carrier)
  • 300 GB and 600 GB at 15k rpm (2.5-inch drive in a 3.5-inch drive carrier)
Solid-state drives (SSD) drives:
  • 200 GB, 400 GB and 800 GB
Maximum drives supported 240 drives per system
RAID levels RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot-swappable
Rack support Standard 19-inch rack-mount enclosure*
Management software Storwize V3700 machine code
Advanced functions included with each system Internal virtualization, thin provisioning, one-way data migration and FlashCopy (up to 64 targets)
Optional licensed functions FlashCopy upgrade (up to 2,040 targets), Easy Tier, Remote Mirror and turbo performance
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Customer-replaceable units
  • On-site service
  • Next-business-day 9x5
  • Service upgrades available
Supported systems For a list of currently supported servers, operating systems, host bus adapters, clustering applications and SAN switches and directors, refer to the IBM System Storage Interoperation Center at:
ISV solutions For a list of high-quality solutions with our partner ISVs, including access to solution briefs and white papers, refer to the ISV Solutions Resource Library.
Size, operating environment and heat dissipation For more information on size, operating environment and heat dissipation visit:

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