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IBM Systems Storage N6040

Description -
The IBM System Storage N6040 is designed to address the needs of business- and mission-critical applications through high data availability and system-level redundancy features.
Tech Specs -

Controller Configuration


Disk Expansion Units Supported

EXN1000 - SATA Disk Storage Expansion
EXN3000 - SAS Disk Storage Expansion
EXN4000 - 4 Gbps Fibre Channel Disk Storage Expansion Unit

Ethernet Ports (Speed)

2 (1 Gbps)

Fibre Channel Ports (Speed)

4 (4 Gbps)

Max Number of Ethernet Ports


Max Number of Fibre Channel Ports


Maximum Number of FC or iSCSI SAN connected servers (per controller and per active/active configuration)


Maximum Number of Disk Drives


Maximum Number of Storage Enclosures


Maximum Number of Volumes/LUNs


Maximum Raw Capacity

420 TB

Maximum Volume Size

16 TB

Number of Processors


PCIe Expansion Slots


Processor Speed and Type

2.4 GHz AMD Dual-core 64-bit Opteron

Random Access Memory

4 GB

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  • Overview

Reliant Technology can help you cost-effectively design and architect your ideal IBM N6040 storage solution

Proven Performance
The IBM System Storage N6040 is designed to increase network-attached storage (NAS) flexibility and expansion capabilities by consolidating block and file data sets onto a single multiprotocol storage platform.  It can also improve application performance with high-bandwidth, 64-bit architecture and the latest I/O technologies.  The IBM System Storage N6040 maximizes storage efficiency and growth, and preserve staff and capital equipment investments with data-in-place upgrades.  In addition, it improves business efficiency by reducing data management complexity in heterogeneous storage environments. With the IBM System Storage N6040, you can scale your storage-area network (SAN) and NAS to tens of petabytes without disrupting running applications, using Clustered Data ONTAP.

Used IBM & Refurbished IBM Options
Refurbished IBM System Storage N6040 and used IBM System Storage N6040 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 & Support
Reliant Technology offers a 1 Year Next Business Day parts replacement warranty and 9-5 phone support on all refurbished IBM System Storage N6040 storage arrays and all other used IBM System Storage N6040 or refurbished IBM System Storage N6040 series systems and upgrades that we provide. Extended warranties and 24x7x4 onsite hardware support are also available.

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