IBM Storwize V5000 disk system

Outstanding benefits with greater flexibility for midsized businesses

Host interface 1 Gb iSCSI, 6 Gb SAS and 8 Gb Fibre Channel, or 10 Gb iSCSI/Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
User interface Web-based graphical user interface (GUI)
Single or dual controller Dual
Maximum cache 32 GB (with two-way clustered systems)
Drive type Dual-port, hot-swappable, 6 Gb SAS disk drives
Drives supported Small form-factor 2.5-inch disk drives: Large form-factor 3.5-inch disk drives: Solid-state drive (SSD) 2.5-inch drives:
Maximum drives supported Up to 19 Storwize V5000 expansion enclosures (maximum of 480 drives per system and 960 drives in two-way clustered systems):
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 with AC power
Management software IBM Storwize family software for Storwize V5000
Advanced functions included with system
Optional advanced functions
Operating environment
Heat dissipation (BTU/hr.)
Warranty Hardware: Software:
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:
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