IBM DS5020 Express

IBM DS5020 Express

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Up to 4 GB of physical cache memory (2 GB per controller)

Drive Interface

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

Fans and power supplies

Dual redundant, hot-swappable

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

Management Software

IBM System Storage DS® Storage Manager version 10.xx

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

Rack support

19-inch, industry-standard rack

RAID Controller

Dual Active

Raid Levels

0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10

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)

Storage Partitions

4, 8, 16, 64 or 128 storage partitions

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

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