IBM DS5100

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Part Number: 1818-51A
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IBM DS5100

Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM DS5100 SAN storage solution.

Proven Performance
The IBM DS5100 is a 4U rack-mountable midrange 4 Gbps to 8 Gbps network storage array that contains dual-active RAID controllers and up to 64GB of cache. The IBM DS5100 can attach up to 28 EXP5000 (1818-D1A, 16 drive slots) storage expansion units or 8 EXP5060 (1818-G1A, 60 drive slots) high density SAN storage expansion units for a total of up to 480 disk drives or up to 480TB of physical capacity using 1TB SATA drives. The IBM DS5100 supports RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10 and is designed to enable from 8 up to 512 partitions.

New and Refurbished Options Available
High quality refurbished IBM DS5100 and used IBM DS5100 systems & upgrades (including IBM FC drives, SATA 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 DS5100 systems & upgrades. All IBM DS5000 series storage systems and upgrades are guaranteed for IBM support. Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite hardware support are available. [Link.Warranty: Learn More]

Contact Reliant to Get Started Today!
For more information on an IBM DS5100 storage controller or upgrade, fill out the form on this page or call Reliant Technology toll-free at 877.227.0828 for immediate assistance.

   
Cache 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB cache memory
Drive Interface Sixteen 4 Gb/s drive loops support up to 256 drives
Fans and power supplies Dual-redundant, hot-swappable
Host Interface 8 x 4 Gbps FC host interface cards
Management Software IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager
Max. Disk Drives Up to 256 fibre channel drives max with use of 16 EXP5000's or EXP810 or a mixture of both (not to exceed 16)
To attach up to 448 fibre channel disk drives feature (#7371) must be installed.
Up to 480 SATA drives with use of 8 EXP5060 high de
Model 1818-51A
Rack support 19" industry standard rack
RAID Controller Dual Active
Raid Levels RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 and 10
Storage Partitions 8, 16, 32, 128, 256 or 512 storage partitions

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.

Manufacturer Support
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.