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IBM DS5000 EXP5060

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Description -
Guaranteed for IBM Support
Tech Specs -

Disk Capacity


Electrical Power

Voltage range: 200-240 V ac
Operating current: 8.62 - 7.19 amperes
Power: 1428 watts
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Heat dissipation: 4884 BTU per hour (fully configured)
Noise level (normal operation): 6.8 bels

Internal Drive Trays

5 drive trays, with each tray holding up to 12 SATA disk drives

Physical Storage Capacity

Up to 60 TB per unit using 1000 GB SATA drives

Power & Cooling

Redundant power supples and cooling

SATA Drives

IBM 2TB Disk Drive 7.2K SATA (10-Pack)
IBM Feature Code: 1818-4741

IBM 1TB Disk Drive 7.2K SATA (10-Pack)
IBM Feature Code: 1818-4740

Storage Controllers

IBM DS5300 4-8Gb/sec Storage Controller
IBM Feature Code 1818-53A

IBM DS5100 4-8Gb/sec Storage Controller
IBM Feature Code: 1818-51A

Supported Interfaces


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  • Overview

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

Performance & Growth
The IBM EXP5060 (1818-G1A) is a mid-range 4Gbps - 8Gbps high density disk expansion designed for the IBM DS5000 family of products. Offering 60 drive slots that accommodate 750GB or 1TB SATA drives, the IBM EXP5060 can deliver scalable configurations up to 460TB and tackle a variety of storage requirements. The IBM EXP5060 disk expansion is highly flexible, allowing for scalable configurations suited to a range of SAN storage requirements. 

Used IBM & Refurbished IBM Options
High quality refurbished IBM EXP5060 and used IBM EXP5060 disk expansion units and IBM DS5000 storage controllers & IBM disk drive upgrades (SATA) are also available from Reliant Technology to provide IBM SAN storage solutions to fit your budget, including IBM EXP5060 Expansions.

Warranty & Support
Reliant Technology offers a 1 Year Next Business Day parts replacement warranty and 9-5 phone support on all refurbished IBM EXP5060 Storage Expansions. Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite hardware support is also available. Learn More

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