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IBM DS4100

Description -
Guaranteed for IBM Support
Tech Specs -


512MB total, battery-backed


H: 5.2 in (132.3 mm)
W: 19 in (482 mm)
D: 24 in (597 mm)

Drive Interface

2Gbps FC-AL

Fans and power supplies

Redundant, hot-swappable

Host Interface

4 Fibre Channel (FC) Switched and FC Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard

Management Software

IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Storage Manager version 8.42

Max. Disk Drives

112 Serial ATA drives (using seven DS4000 EXP100 Expansion Units)

Rack support

19-inch, industry-standard rack

RAID Controller

Dual active 2GB RAID controllers

Raid Levels


SAN Support

Supported IBM FC switches and directors (product numbers 2109, 3534, 2031, 2032, 2042 and 2062)

SATA Drives

IBM 400GB 7.2K SATA Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1710-4603

IBM 250GB 7.2K SATA Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1710-4602

Storage Partitions

Standard Host Group, upgradeable to 4, 8 or 16 partitions

System Expansion

EXP100 (1710-10U)


66 lbs (30 kg)

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  • Overview
  • Support and Warranty

Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM DS4100 SAN storage solution.

Proven Performance
Flexible, Scalable and Secure, the IBM DS4100 (FAStT100) is a 2Gbps SATA disk system designed to provide high availability and high performance in a small, modular enterprise storage system. The IBM DS4100 is an entry-level SAN storage solution to support data archiving, reference data, and near-line network storage applications. The DS4100 (FAStT100) expands to 14TB of fiber channel storage by using EXP100 disk enclosures.

Used IBM & Refurbished IBM Options
Refurbished IBM DS4100 and used IBM DS4100 SAN Storage systems and 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 DS4100 (FAStT100) systems & upgrades. All IBM storage systems and upgrades are guaranteed for IBM support. Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite hardware support are available. Learn More

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Support and Warranty

One-Year Warranty from Reliant Technology

Next-Business-Day Parts Replacement

Reliant Technology verifies equipment through our rigorous 8-step testing and certification process known as the “Reliant Rock-Solid Certification.” In addition to our certification program, each piece of equipment purchased through Reliant Technology comes with a one-year, next-business-day warranty.

If you require technical assistance in replacing a component, 9x5 phone support is available (Monday - Friday, excluding major holidays) from one of our storage experts.

Third-Party Maintenance and Support

Reliant Technology offers comprehensive maintenance coverage from our vast service network of internal and field engineers. Maintenance agreements can be customized to co-terminate at prices 30-70% of the OEM.

Our team works directly with you to understand your exact project requirements and design the right solutions for your organization’s challenges. And, with 5 levels of support available, ranging from 24x7x365 with 4-hour on-site response to next-business-day parts replacement, you have the flexibility to choose the right maintenance terms for your needs.

For more information about our product warranty or maintenance options, contact us by chat, email, or phone.