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IBM DS4700

Description -
Guaranteed for IBM Support
Tech Specs -


1814-70A/70S: 2 GB
1814-72A/72S: 4 GB


H - 130.3 mm (5.13 in)
W - 447.0 mm (17.6 in)
D - 563.8 mm (22.2 in)

Drive Interface

4 drive ports-Fibre Channel (FC) Switched and FC Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard, Auto-sensing 1Gbps/2 Gbps/4 Gbps

Fans and power supplies

Dual redundant, hot-swappable

Fibre Channel Drives

IBM 450GB 4Gb/sec 15K Fibre Channel Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1812-5416

IBM 300GB 4Gb/sec 15K Fibre Channel Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1812-5415

IBM 146.8GB 4Gb/sec 15K Fibre Channel Disk Drive
IBM Featur

Host Interface

8 host ports model 72 (1814-73A)
4 host ports model 70 (1814-70A)

Fibre Channel (FC) Switched and FC Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard, Auto-sensing 1 Gbps/2 Gbps/4 Gbps

Management Software

IBM System Storage DS4000 Storage Manager version 10.10

Max. Disk Drives

1814-72A/H/S/T: 112 FC or 112 SATA drives
(using 6 DS4000 EXP810 Expansion Units)

1814-70A//H/S/T: 112 FC or 112 SATA drives
(using 6 DS4000 EXP810 Expansion Units)

Rack support

19-inch, industry-standard rack

RAID Controller

Dual active

Raid Levels


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)

SATA Drives

IBM 1TB 7.2K SATA Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1812-4618

IBM 750GB 7.2K SATA Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1812-4615

IBM 500GB 7.2K SATA Disk Drive
IBM Feature Code: 1812-4610

Storage Partitions

4, 8, 16, 64 or 128 storage partitions

System Expansion

EXP810 (1814-72A)
EXP710 (1814-70A)

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  • Overview
  • Support and Warranty

Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM DS4700 SAN storage solution.

Proven Performance
The IBM DS4700 is a 3U rack-mountable midrange 4 Gbps network storage array that contains dual controllers and up to 4GB of cache memory. The IBM DS4700 has an internal capacity of 16 disk slots and can attach up to 6 EXP810 (16 slots) storage expansion units or 6 EXP710 (14 slots) storage expansion units for a total of up to 112 disk drives or 84TB of physical capacity. The IBM DS4700 supports RAID, O, 1, 3, 5 and 10 and up to 64 partitions.

Used IBM & Refurbished IBM Options
Refurbished IBM DS4700 and used IBM DS4700 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 DS4700 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.