Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM DS5020 SAN storage solution.
Scalable High-Performance Storage
The IBM DS5020 Express offers high data availability and high performance perfect for bandwidth heavy applications. The IBM DS5020 Express allows for 8Gb/sec Fibre Channel connections, optional 1Gb/sec iSCSI interface and can scale up to 224TB of physical storage.
The IBM DS5020 Express also supports intermixing of low power, high performance Solid State Dirves (SSD) with Fibre Channel, FDE, and SATA disk drives. The IBM DS5020 Express Model 20A (1814-20A) has up to eight independent 8Gb/sec Fibre Channel host ports for direct attachment servers or fabric attached SANs.
New and Refurbished Options Available
High quality refurbished IBM DS5020 Express and used IBM DS5020 Express systems & upgrades (including IBM FC drives, SATA drives, SSD drives, and IBM disk expansions) are also available from Reliant Technology to provide IBM storage solutions to fit your budget.
Warranty and Support
Reliant Technology offers a 1 Year Next-Business-Day parts replacement warranty and 9-5 phone support on all refurbished IBM DS5020 Express systems & upgrades. All IBM DS5000 series storage systems and upgrades are guaranteed for IBM support. Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite hardware support are available. Learn More
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DS5020: RAID Controller Dual Active DS5020: Cache Up to 4 GB of physical cache memory (2 GB per controller) DS5020: Host Interface Four 8 Gb/s FC;
or Eight 8 Gb/s FC;
or Four 8 Gb/s FC and Four 1 Gb/s iSCSI
DS5020: Drive Interface 4 drive ports—Fibre Channel (FC) Switched and FC Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard, Auto-sensing 2 Gbps/4 Gbps DS5020: Supported Drives Supports 4 Gbps FC/FDE: 15k – 600 GB, 450 GB, 300 GB, 146.8 GB, E-DDM
Supports 4 Gbps SATA: 7.2K 750 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB E-DDM Disk drives
Support SSD: 73 GB and 300 GB
DS5020: RAID Levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10 DS5020: Storage Partitions 4, 8, 16, 64 or 128 storage partitions DS5020: Max. Disk Drives Up to 67 TB of physical storage capacity with 112 600GB Fibre Channel disk drives.
Up to 224 TB of physical storage capacity with 112 2 TB SATA disk drives.
Up to 33TB of physical storage capacity with 112 300GB Solid State disk drives. (SSD)
DS5020: Fans and power supplies Dual redundant, hot-swappable DS5020: Rack support 19-inch, industry-standard rack DS5020: Management Software IBM System Storage DS® Storage Manager version 10.xx DS5020: SAN Support Supported IBM FC switches and directors (product numbers 2005, 2006, 2109, 2026, 2027, 2031, 2032, 2034, 2042, 2054, 2061 and 2062, and IBM BladeCenter)
IBM DS5020 Express Expansions
One Year 110% Guarantee - The Best Warranty in the Industry
1-Year Next Business Day Advance Parts Replacement
To help protect you and your investment, Reliant Technology offers our end users an exclusive One (1) Year Advance Parts Replacement Warranty with a 110% Guarantee on all the refurbished IBM storage hardware we provide.
In addition to our 1 Year 110% warranty, the majority of equipment sold by Reliant Technology can be placed under manufacturer support, unless otherwise specified. This means you can purchase a support contract from the manufacturer or add the hardware to your existing contract to provide additional onsite support from the manufacturer.
3rd Party Support
Reliant Technology can also offer 3rd party on-site hardware support depending on your location. We offer 3 levels of support for our refurbished IBM Storage hardware, for an additional fee.
- Gold: 24x7x4 Hour Onsite Support
- Silver: Next Business Day 9x5 Onsite Support
- Bronze: Next Business Day Parts & Phone Support
You can expect to save an additional 30-40% when comparing 3rd party hardware support to manufacturer's pricing. Customer references are also available upon request.