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IBM DS4800

Description -
Guaranteed for IBM Support
Tech Specs -


1815-82A: 4GB battery-backed
1815-84A: 8GB battery-backed
1815-88A: 16GB battery-backed


H 174.50 mm (6.87 in)
W 481.75 mm (18.97 in)
D 634.92 mm (25.0 in)

Drive Interface

8 drive ports - Fibre Channel (FC) Switched and FC Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard, auto-sensing 2GBps/4GBps

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

Management Software

IBMTotalStorage DS4000 Storage Manager Versions 9.15

Max. Disk Drives

1815-82A: 224 FC drives
(using 16 DS4000 EXP710 Expansion Units)

1815-82A: 224 SATA drives
(using 16 DS4000 EXP100 Expansion Units)

1815-84A: 224 FC drives
(using 16 DS4000 EXP710 Expansion Units)

Rack support

19-inch, industry-standard rack

RAID Controller

Dual active

Raid Levels


SAN Support

Supported IBMFC switches and directors (product numbers 2005, 2006, 2109, 3534, 2031, 2032, 2034, 2042, 2061 and 2062, and 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

8, 16 or 64 storage partitions - choice of 8, 16 or 64 required
Upgrade: 8-16, 16-64

System Expansion

EXP810 (1812-81A, 1812-81H)
EXP710 (1740-710)


36.38 kg (80.2 lb)

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  • Overview
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Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM DS4800 SAN storage solution.

Proven Performance
The IBM DS4800 is a 4U rack-mountable midrange 4 Gbps network storage array that contains dual controllers and up to 16GB of cache memory. The IBM DS4800 can attach up to 14 EXP810 (16 slots) storage expansion units or 16 EXP710 (14 slots) storage expansion units for a total of up to 224 disk drives or 167TB of physical SAN storage capacity. The IBM DS4800 supports RAID, O, 1, 3, 5 and 10 and up to 64 partitions.

Used IBM & Refurbished IBM Options
Refurbished IBM DS4800 and used IBM DS4800 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 DS4800 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.