IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage

Most advanced architecture, flexible clustered scale-out solution

Host interface CIFS, NFS, FTP, HTTPS
Management software SONAS software
Optional Tivoli Storage Manager client (requires license)
Optional Tivoli Productivity Center 5.1 (requires license)
Supported drives SAS: 300 GB (15k rpm)
Nearline SAS: 2 TB and 3 TB (7.2k rpm)
SSD: 200 GB and 400 GB SAS 2.5-inch
RAID levels RAID 6
Maximum drives supported 7,200
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot swappable
Rack support 42 Electronics Industries Alliance units
Dimensions Appliance:
Width: 644 mm (25.4 in.)
Depth: 1,329 mm (52.3 in.)
Height: 2,015 mm (79.3 in.)
Weight Fully populated model weight:
2851-RXA Fibre Channel 9003 794 kg (1,750 lb)
2851-RXA Fibre Channel 9004 749 kg (1,650 lb)
2851-RXA Fibre Channel 9005 1,044 kg (2,300 lb)
2851-RXB 1,343 kg (2,960 lb)
2851-RXC 817 kg (1,800 lb)
Environment Allowable: Recommended: Conforms to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Class 1
Non-operating (equipment powered off): Shipping:
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Warranty One year 9 x 5 next business day, upgrade to 24 hour x 7 days a week x 4-hour response


Designed for the enterprise with host platforms, IT and industry applications